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HISTORY IS COOL: 85 years ago

Waiting for ice - Figure skating enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the opening of the eighth annual summer ice season in the arena on Saturday, June 24. These include budding champions who are depending on the 10 weeks of summer training to get them in top form for winter competitions while ...

ON THE SCENE: Remembering wine aficionado Terry Robards

Sherman Marshall “Terry” Robards, author of the groundbreaking “New York Times Book of Wine,” wine critic for the Times and later the New York Post, columnist for the Wine Spectator and other wine industry journals, radio host and founder of Terry Robards Wine & Spirits in Lake ...

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: Life before, life after … animals

This morning I reached for my running shoes only to discover that the shoe laces had been chewed to pieces. Be forewarned. This is what happens when you bring a dog into your home. This and countless other undesirable events will become your new reality but this reality also means a ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 80 years ago

D-Day prayers - Residents of this village spent many hours in the churches on D-Day. Church bells were tolled at 8:45 a.m. announcing the invasion, and services were held while many dropped in to say a prayer or light a candle throughout the day. Pupils arriving at Lake Placid High ...

ON THE SCENE: Perfect ‘Puffs’ play at North Country School

The “Puffs” play is not about a magic dragon who lived by the sea and frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee; instead, it provides a backstory look at the Hufflepuffs, the oft-derided class of at times hapless magicians at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and ...