Lake Placid News, 22 Mar 2018 09:56:31 EDTThu, 22 Mar 2018 09:56:31 EDT THE SCENE: March madness at Keene Central starts with Science Slamhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com the town of Keene, March madness started on Thursday, March 8 with the Keene Central School's 7th annual Science Slam, which engages nearly all the students in one kind of a science-based project.Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTNORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: When eggs were money and the store came to youhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com KALB JUNCTION - Imagine you're a North Country farmer in the 1870s. The Ford Model-T is decades away from being sold, a large dairy farm might have 10-20 head of cattle, and your access to the outside world is limited.Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTTHE ROAD TO EASTER: Silence is a gift from God, even for a few momentshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com"I have often repented of having spoken, but never of having remained silent." Arsenius - Desert Father, 4th century It is 6:38 a.m., and I sip my coffee as I sit at the kitchen tabl.Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTMARTHA SEZ: Keeping jellyfish protein away from my heirloom tomatoeshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com science bad? Are jellyfish complicit? And how can we be sure? I recently told my friend Lorna that she is courageous to post favorable opinions about genetically engineered organisms (GEOs) and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on Facebook.Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTLIBRARY NEWS: Owls and carnivores and taxes, oh my, at the libraryhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com help ends soon. While the official filing date for federal and state taxes is a month away, the days to take advantage of AARP Tax-Aide at the library are dwindling.Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT