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TROLLEY TALK: Franklin County buses serve Lake Placid, too

July 14, 2016 When traveling out of town for work, people may not always want to drive their own cars. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The satire of American life

July 14, 2016 Back in the late ’60s, my father began quoting a book by Terry Southern. “What’s up?” he would demand at odd moments. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Soft landing on Mars

July 14, 2016 On July 20, NASA will celebrate the 40th anniversary of a major event in the history of interplanetary space travel and the exploration of the planets — the world’s first successful soft landing of... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Lake Placid Horse Show gallops back

July 7, 2016 The Lake Placid Horse Show returned at a gallop From June 28 to July 3. more »»

TROLLEY TALK: Food pantry, humane society take pet food donations

July 7, 2016 It’s more common than you might realize. A single mother doesn’t have enough money to feed her 5-year-old son for the next couple of days. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Garden creation reveals sunken treasure

July 7, 2016 Before we tour her garden, Mrs. George Hart will tell us more about it during a noon luncheon this Wednesday, July 13, at the Whiteface Club Cafe on the Green. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: A call for Glasnost and Perestroika

July 7, 2016 I was recently asked to give a talk at the Norfolk Naval Base, the world largest, to officers, sailors and members of the technical staff of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Cente. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Dogs kept inside as bear steals kitty litter

July 7, 2016 As I wrote in this column last week, summer in Keene Valley is paradise enough, but nevertheless, like everyplace else, Keene Valley has its own peculiar regional problems. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene Central says goodbye to a dozen seniors

June 30, 2016 As Keene Central School’s 2016 salutatorian Liza Marie Amirault told her classmates at their graduation ceremony held Saturday, June 25, their future college classmates will perceive them as being a... more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Summer parades of 1919

June 30, 2016 With Independence Day right around the corner, you can’t help but get excited for parades, fireworks and all the fanfare associated with the holida. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Two dogs jump into a beaver pond ...

June 30, 2016 Summer in Keene Valley! To paraphrase Omar Khayyam, this is paradise enough. Still, everyplace on Earth, and probably even beyond, has its own localized set of problems. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: An American dilemma in the Middle East

June 30, 2016 According to press reports, 51 United States diplomats have signed an internal memo sharply critical of the Obama Administration’s policy in Syria, urging the U.S. more »»

LP LIBRARY NEWS: Library events planned for residents, visitors of all ages

June 30, 2016 It happens every summer: art shows, concerts, camps, plays, parties, receptions — more activities than anyone could possibly keep up with in an entire year, all packed into a couple months. more »»

TROLLEY TALK: New writer gives the Lake Placid trolley a try

June 30, 2016 I may only be 17 years old, and a recent recipient of my New York state driver’s license, but I’m always looking for ways to save money. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Something new at the Adirondack Store

June 23, 2016 The Old English four “somethings” that a bride should wear — something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue — is a good way to anticipate what the Adirondack Store will be like... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Lake Placid Elementary School sets students up for summer reading

June 23, 2016 When the students walked into the gym on Tuesday, June 14, they didn’t see hula-hoops, jump ropes, or playground balls. They saw tables and tables of book. more »»

Village court has value

June 23, 2016 On June 28, Lake Placid village voters have the opportunity to decide whether to keep or to dissolve the Lake Placid village court. My comments are not an endorsement for or against such dissolutio. more »»

Reasons to consolidate village, town courts

June 23, 2016 In August of 2014, the Lake Placid village board passed a resolution directing the Lake Placid-North Elba Development Commission to study “steps that might be taken by the village to create further... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Perfect weather, happy grandkids and blood sport

June 23, 2016 “And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; then Heaven tries earth if it be be in tune …” — James Russell Lowell - Yes, June is a perfect month in the Adirondacks. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Monroe’s legacy

June 23, 2016 The Virginia Gazette reported that a recent archeological discovery at Ash Lawn-Highland, the 18th-century home of James Monroe, America’s fifth president and a graduate of the College of William &... more »»



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