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The Inseide Dope (local color), by Bob Seidenstein

On (and off) the beach

August 26, 2016 A word I’ve always been intrigued by is “nepotism,” perhaps because of its etymology. It comes from the Italian word “nipote,” which means “nephew,” and it means to give privileges to your relative. more »»

You Know What ...? (local history), by Howard Riley

Adirondack Gadabout (outdoors), by Joe Hackett

Planet Pop, by Tom Salitsky

North Country Kitchen, by Yvona Fast

Safety on the Roads, by Dave Werner

Onward through the Fog, by Melinda Walton

View from the Porch, by Paul Willcott

Humans may be on the verge of extinction?

August 23, 2016 The problems we face are unlimited in their destructive capacity. They are unprecedented. We are not confronting them with the urgency and resourcefulness that could possibly save us. more »»

Read in the Blue Line

Field and Forest, by Richard Gast

The Scientific Mind, by Jeremie Fish

The Wilderness Above (astronomy)

Roving Reporter, by Peter Crowley

Lacrosse for dummies

August 4, 2016 Most people around here probably discovered lacrosse at a much younger age than I did. When I was growing up in Alabama, the sport was almost unheard-of (although it’s growing there now). more »»

Saranac Lake Free Library Notes

Adirondack 102 Club

Town of Tupper Lake

September 15, 2015 Information courtesy of Jon Kopp, town of Tupper Lake historian --- The town of Altamont, changed to the town of Tupper Lake on July 16, 2004, is in the southwest corner of Franklin County. more »»

Catherine Moore

Do what you can for the planet, big or small

April 23, 2016 Now that Earth Day is over, has anything really changed in our behavior on a daily basis? I’m not so sure as I stuff my garbage cans and wonder, where does it end up? I remember the first Earth Day... more »»

Chris Knight

Eye on Invasives, by Hilary Smith

Actively Adirondack, by Randy Lewis

To make the time pass ...

March 11, 2014 Outside the blue jays gather once again in the morning light. Daylight Savings Time has been returned, and our surrounding wildlife knows nothing about our trick of stealing time to play. more »»

Adk Biz Today, by Ernest Hohmeyer

Ask a Master Gardener

Down in the dirt

August 29, 2013 I have a confession to make: I like weeding. In the late afternoon cool of a summer day, I’ll grab my iPod and saunter out to the garden with my favorite crescent-shaped hoe. more »»

Brighton Buzz, by Dora Mose

Chris Morris

King James, sports and priorities

March 5, 2013 Professional and amateur sports in this country face a lot of pressing, messy issues these days. LeBron James having fun is not one of them. more »»

From Russia With ... (a teen's impressions of semester abroad), by Elsa Evans-Kummer

Good-byes

November 24, 2012 I find myself writing this last article while looking into the empty bottoms of suitcases waiting to be fille. more »»

Health Matters, by Dr. Josh Schwartzberg

Health Matters: Errors in patient care

March 28, 2009 The American healthcare system is regarded as the most sophisticated in the world, yet medical errors have been estimated to cause 44,000 to 98,000 deaths in U.S. hospitals each year. more »»

In the 'Tube, by Geoff Hayward

Independent Living, by Lauren LeFebvre

Intent on Fort Kent, by Mike Lynch

Jessica Collier

Government transparency is getting better

February 28, 2012 It’s great to see that many local governments are working on complying with a new section of Open Meetings Law that requires them to post online documents that are going to be discussed at meetin. more »»

North Country Caring, by Daniel Klebes Jr.

Oh, Deer! by George J. Bryjak

Confronting deer control

December 21, 2010 OH, DEER! A series about deer population, Part 3 of 3 --- There are only two options for slowing or reversing the growth of deer populations: decreasing the birth rate or increasing the death rate. more »»

Outskirts, by Deborah Donaldson

Shots, Dr. Marvin Ackerman

A hard day’s night

April 25, 2009 It is estimated that the annual sales of pills for sexual difficulty in men, known as erectile dysfunction (E.D.), amounts to about $3 billion per year. In the U.S. 25 million men are affect. more »»

 
 

 

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