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MARTHA SEZ: America shows the power of protest, part 2

February 2, 2017 What’s new, pussycat? Back to the pussyhats. I can’t get over the images of the emblematic shocking pink, magenta and fuchsia caps worn by protesters in the Jan. 21 Women’s March in Washington, D.C. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Hundreds join Women’s March in Lewis

January 26, 2017 Possibly not since famed suffragette Inez Milholland was buried 100 years ago in the town cemetery behind the First Congregational Church of Lewis has such a large gathering of people descended on... more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: The paw of an old friend

January 26, 2017 (Editor’s note: This column originally ran in the Lake Placid News in 2003. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: America shows the power of protest

January 26, 2017 The Women’s March Global was held on Jan. 21 in all 50 states and on all seven continents. Marchers are estimated to number 500,000 for Washington, D.C. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The Thyssen dynasty

January 26, 2017 I resently received an email from Felix de Taillez, a German scholar of European history. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Skiing to Great Camp Santanoni

January 19, 2017 Going to Great Camp Santanoni started on a rough note, my partner Renee’s 185 Fisher cross-country skis with new NNN bindings were stolen. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Skeleton in the family closet

January 19, 2017 Ellen Jaronczyk has been aware for a long time that there was a skeleton in the family closet of her brother-in-law, Dr. Joe Sack, a noted psychiatrist. more »»

ROTARY NEWS: Rotary still committed to the community

January 19, 2017 The Rotary Club of Lake Placid has been involved in community service right from the beginning. When we were new, we started to look around for something we could support. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: What — me worry? It’s a mad, mad world.

January 19, 2017 What do you worry about? 1. Being hacked by the Russians 2. Leaky gut syndrome 3. Republicans 4. Mortality 5. The Wall 6. Possible Neanderthal ancestry 7. GMOs 8. Everlasting perdition . more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Becoming an American, part 2

January 12, 2017 In last week’s column, I described why my wife and I chose to settle in the United States and become American citizens after our escape from communist Czechoslovakia in 1954. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Foghorn Leghorn ready to ring in the new year

January 12, 2017 I recently wrote about the Chinese Year of the Chicken, or Rooster, which will begin Jan. 28. more »»


January 12, 2017 WATERTOWN — In the final days of World War II in Europe, soldiers from the U.S. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Diesel T. He Cat holds court at January Jams in Upper Jay

January 5, 2017 New Year’s Day means many things to many people. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Becoming an American

January 5, 2017 (Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. The second part will be published Jan. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: A new year and the Age of Transparency

January 5, 2017 Happy New Year! 2017 ushers in a new age: the Age of Transparency. When I talk about transparency, I am not referring to clothing, although that is an interesting subject as wel. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Explore Lake Placid’s history in poems

January 5, 2017 This year, the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Frances and Louise Brewster’s gift of the train station. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Living with future shock

December 29, 2016 My cell phone rang recently and there was a text message from a friend 700 miles away saying that Linda had died. more »»



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