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ON THE SCENE: Keene Valley looks forward to library expansion

August 18, 2016 When I was a kid growing up in Lake Placid, I loved to read biographies. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Remembering the Lake Placid Roamers hockey team

August 18, 2016 Hockey is a beloved sport in Lake Placid’s history. From the 1932 Olympic Winter Games, to the 1980 Games, to good old backyard pond hockey, the game is woven into the fabric of this community. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Enjoy summer before fall gives you wings

August 18, 2016 Well, once again it is late August, a time of year that carries a warning: Enjoy what’s left of the summer! Don’t let it slide through your hands like so much beach san. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The righteous among nations

August 18, 2016 (Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Bows for everyone at the final Symphony Series concert

August 18, 2016 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, under the direction of Ron Spigelman, concluded its six-week summer series Sunday, Aug. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Zucchini and tomatoes pair up for summer meals

August 18, 2016 What’s one of the best things about summer? Lovely garden tomatoes — unlike those hard, tasteless, round, starchy orange things you can buy at the supermarket. more »»

ON THE SCENE: ‘Love Me Do,’ Keene — Beatles invade

August 11, 2016 Did you watch the Beatles performance on “The Ed Sullivan Show?” I did, along with my parents and older brother Gerret. We weren’t alone. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The Candy Man

August 11, 2016 During my long journalistic career, I have met and interviewed quite a few rich and super rich individuals, but no one who was more personable, modest and thoughtful than Forrest E. Mars Jr. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Tick tock, tick tock, life goes on, and on

August 11, 2016 It’s August in the North Country, and the weather is perfect. We should all be enjoying the summer, now at its peak, instead of worrying about school supplies and winterization. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Sinfonietta rebounds with more lively performance

August 11, 2016 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, under the direction of Ron Spigelman, rebounded from the previous week’s lackluster performance with a lively and energetic concert that prompted two standing ovations o... more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Summer scenes from historic Lake Placid

August 4, 2016 As we approach the middle of summer, I am feeling confident in my role as the museum assistant. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: ‘Snapshots of Genocide’

August 4, 2016 Before his retirement, Tilford Bartman spent 30 years doing forensic social work for the state of Massachusetts. This was a vocation he highly esteemed. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Cougars could save us from the deer

August 4, 2016 August is a busy month for many of us who live and work in the Adirondacks, which makes it all the more important that we find time to relax and enjoy leisure activities when we can. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Love shares his guide to building a business

August 4, 2016 Ever try, or think of trying, to start a business or social benefit organization? These businesses are vital for our society’s economic and community well-being. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Sinfonietta, please put a spotlight on your guest singers

August 4, 2016 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta on Sunday, July 31 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts performed music recorded in the days leading up to this concert for its new CD to commemorate its centennial... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Chamber music an intimate relationship

July 28, 2016 One of the great aspects of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta is the intimacy they provide their audience. more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: Think twice about bringing dogs along

July 28, 2016 This morning I had to go grocery shopping. My dog Arlo read all the cues and immediately implored me, with his wide eyes and wagging tail, to take him with m. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Black bears making house calls in Keene

July 28, 2016 Black bears continue to rampage through Keene Valley, leaving a trail of wanton destruction and garbage in their wake. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The ‘Songbird of the South’

July 28, 2016 Kate Smith was called “The Songbird of the South” and “The First Lady of Radio.” She was born almost 100 years ago in Greenville, Virginia. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene mourns iconic guide Brett Lawrence

July 21, 2016 Adirondack Guide Smith Brett Lawrence passed away on Thursday, June 30, every bit as much an icon of Keene as Giant Mountain, Noonmark Diner, and the old red barn at the bottom of Spruce Hill. more »»



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