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ON THE SCENE: Keene Congregational Church takes on helping refugees

October 29, 2015 According to the UN High Commission, there are more than 60 million refugees and displaced people around the globe, the highest number since World War II, or one out of every 122 people worldwide. more »»

LAKE PLACID LIBRARY NEWS: Garden dedicated to the memory of past library director

October 29, 2015 The woman with a lovely face and even lovelier demeanor, who guided our library for more than three decades and who was accompanied to work for many years by her West Highland terrier, Laddie, was... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Creating a Youth Climate Summit movement

October 29, 2015 What began as a Lake Placid High School student’s senior project seven years ago has developed into a movement in the Adirondacks and beyond. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Canary in the coal mine

October 29, 2015 A “Canary in a coal mine” is a metaphor for an advanced warning of a lurking danger. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It ain’t Halloween if you ain’t scared

October 29, 2015 Happy Halloween! Although Halloween was not originally a holiday of happiness, was it? A nightmare gooseflesh holiday, more like. more »»

ON THE SCENE: McKibben takes on the oil industry

October 22, 2015 According to a recent report released by InsideClimate News, as early as 1977 ExxonMobil’s own scientists reported to their senior management that their prime product — oil — would lead to global... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Wine sippers head indoors for the season

October 22, 2015 Well, the weather gave us quite a jolt the other day, taking us from the balmy temperatures and gorgeous colors of Adirondack peak leaf season to freezing rain, snow and arctic wind. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Hiroshima 70 years later

October 22, 2015 The 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima brought forth a lot of hand wringing, condemnation of President Harry S. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Apples and pears — a fall duo

October 22, 2015 It’s fall. Lake swimming is over till next year. There is a chill wind and the leaves are in a blaze of full color. Fall is apple season. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The undaunted supporters of nordic skiing

October 15, 2015 Nordic skiing is the word’s oldest winter sport dating back 5,000 years in Europe, even earlier in Asia. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Leaf peeping and Keene mythology

October 15, 2015 We like to think this is typical Adirondack weather: 68 degrees, light breeze, brilliant blue skies with perhaps the occasional harmless, attractive clou. more »»

LOOKING AT THE MIRROR: Watershed association launches new website

October 15, 2015 The Mirror Lake Watershed Association has recently updated its website. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Europe in disarray

October 15, 2015 According to Spencer Oliver, Europe is in trouble. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Grade 2 Classroom Community with Mrs. Gerhartz

October 15, 2015 On Sept. 15, Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall came to visit my classroom, and he had a wonderful discussion with the second-grade students on his role in the Lake Placid community. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Let’s chat about movies

October 8, 2015 How would you like to have the opportunity to chat with Academy Award nominee John Hancock, one of the leading independent filmmakers in the county? That’s what the Adirondack Film Society, in... more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: School’s out… for the Olympics

October 8, 2015 Students in Lake Placid are set to enjoy a three-day holiday weekend in order to commemorate the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Tibetan journey

October 8, 2015 Henry Hart, Hickman Professor of English at the College of William & Mary once said, “Naiwen Tian is considered one of our most talented writers in the English Departmen. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Libras, everything will be all right

October 8, 2015 All right, everyone, I give you fair warning: Mercury is no longer retrograde after Oct. 9. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Gardeners still busy as chilly weather sets in

October 8, 2015 You might think members have nothing to do when the growing season is over. As you will see below, the club still has a lot going o. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Teachers’ summer projects translate to innovative student learning

October 8, 2015 At the Lake Placid elementary, middle, and high schools, we are committed to ensuring that our curriculum is innovative, engaging and relevant, and that it is regularly reevaluated for the greater... more »»



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