Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/category.detail/nav/5001/Columnsen-usThu, 5 May 2016 19:49:21 EDTThu, 5 May 2016 19:49:21 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssON THE SCENE: Honoring those who help othershttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/525199.htmlWhat would our quality of life be like if no one volunteered? Imagine if no one volunteered to serve on a school board, in our local fire departments or on our church council.Thu, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTIT'S OUR HISTORY: Students learn about local history through interviewshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/525200.htmlThis spring, students from the Northwood School have been collaborating with the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society by participating in a special project which engages them with members of the community by conducting oral history interviews.Thu, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTWORLD FOCUS: A survivor's talehttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/525201.htmlI had coffee recently with our friends Aileen and her husband Neil at the Cheese Shop on Merchants Square. The atmosphere couldn't have been more tranquil and relaxin.Thu, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTMARTHA SEZ: What are the odds?http://www.lakeplacidnews.comhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/525202.htmlA couple of mornings ago I was out in front of the store where I work, arranging baskets and pillows before opening time, when an SUV pulled up.Thu, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTON THE SCENE: Saving a lifehttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/525168.htmlHave you ever lost a family member, friend or colleague to suicide? If you have lived in the North Country very long, the chances are good you have. The suicide rates in Essex and Franklin counties are triple the New York state average.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT