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The East Coast's Best Ski Town: The Case for Lake Placid

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

2011-01-27-lakeplacid.jpgTwo-time Olympic host town Lake Placid has a storied winter sports pedigree.

Health Care Innovation in Rural New York

James R. Knickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James R. Knickman

In this era of health care reform, many of us aspire to harvest the opportunities not only to expand coverage, but also to transform how care is delivered.

Scozzafava Tells Her Story: 'My Name's A Verb Now'

Washington Post | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over Halloween weekend, Dede Scozzafava morphed from a rosy-cheeked Republican mom to a political figure of speech. "My name's a verb now," she said....

Duke Energy, Polluting Region's Air, Agrees To Cut Emissions

nytimes.com | MIREYA NAVARRO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined the federal government and two environmental groups in a 1999 lawsuit over pollution from the Duke plant, ...

Astoria Characters: The Resident Stargazer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's 9 p.m. At 31st and Ditmars, the stars are out. So is The Telescope Guy, Patrick Cannon. "You wanna see Jupiter?" he calls out as people crowd around him.

A Tale Of Two New Yorks?

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Senator Joseph E. Robach, a Republican who represents part of Rochester, has proposed legislation that would allow each of New York State's 62 c...

Crafty Bears Foil Campers in the Adirondacks

Susan Cosier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Cosier

Before you stash the canister in your pack, be aware that a number of bears are out-smarting the latches and lid in order to sample your tasty treats.

Cursing In Tyler Texas, a Grievous Offense?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Hoenig

Maybe the angry father has his own big issues that bother him, but he would do better teaching his children about justice and loving one's neighbor instead of making curse words the enemy.

Riverbank Park: A New York Oasis

Allison Rockefeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Allison Rockefeller

Riverbank Park's view is so staggering, you're apt to drop your tuna fish sandwich in your cold Frappuccino.