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MARTHA SEZ: ‘The back-to-school season daunts me’

Once August hits, the rest of the summer goes fast, like ketchup out of a bottle at a barbecue. Just when you are getting used to it being summer, and snow and ice are like something out of the distant past—the last Ice Age, say—the days of August rush past, falling all over each other in ...

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Rotary gives Clark Service Above Self Award

Lake Placid’s Rotary Club, as do all Rotary Clubs worldwide, has a motto that states a core value of the organization: “Service Above Self.” Rotary is a SERVICE club. Our clubs exist to better their communities through civic projects, financial support, education and disaster ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 40 years ago

ORDA is necessary - North Elba residents were assured Tuesday night that their taxes will not be raised to support the state Olympic Regional Development Authority. They will also have an opportunity to read an agreement between the town and the authority before it is signed. The ...

ON THE SCENE: Ice kings and queens

Countries that do exceptionally well at the Winter Olympics in bobsledding tend to have indoor refrigerated push tracks, such as Canada and Germany. With the Ice House opening at the Mount Van Hoevenberg base lodge, the United States joins that club. On Friday and Saturday, July 30-31, the ...