Letters to the editor

Little Free Library at Peacock Park

To the editor: I would like to thank Mayor Craig Randall and the Lake Placid village board for their support to allow a Little Free Library to be installed at Peacock Park near Mirror Lake Beach in Lake Placid. I would also like to thank Brad Hathaway of Lake Placid Department of Public ...

Thanks staff who help with surgeries

To the editor: Central service professionals are being celebrated for their commitment to patient safety during International Central Service Week, Oct. 14 to 20, 2018. The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) has served more than 27,000 ...

Murnane would be good for county board

To the editor: The first Tuesday in November is Nov. 6. That day is Election Day in the USA. Between now and then, citizens in this country will have messages from candidates, political parties and a variety of advocacy groups. A thoughtful vote means that you and I, as registered ...

Stefanik’s good character should earn your vote

To the editor: I am supporting Elise for Congress. Over the last several months I have seen her in action and how she truly cares for her constituents. For anyone who is on the fence, here is why I have been behind Elise. In October 2017 my grandfather was at the first virtual reality ...

Stefanik has delivered for our environment

To the editor: Congresswoman Stefanik has taken the initiative to fight and protect the environment in our district. Considering the diverse ecosystem of New York state, and of the North Country in particular, Elise has made it a big part of her mission to introduce and sponsor legislation ...

Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon, 10K

To the editor: On Oct. 6, the 48th annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K was held. This year’s event was the largest in its 48-year history, with over 700 entries. Many of the participants were first-time visitors to our community, experiencing a brilliant fall day. I would ...

Clinton County legislator backs Stefanik

To the editor: I will be proud to support and cast my vote for Elise Stefanik in this year’s congressional election. Elise strongly supported my campaign for Clinton County legislator. I remember campaigning door to door with Elise one bitter cold winter day. As we walked the ...

Cobb attacked in false ads

To the editor: Elsie Stefanik came to the North Country to run for Congress and then voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which, among its many other adverse effects on people, would have left over 60,000 people up here without medical insurance including those with pre-existing ...

Stefanik backs education

To the editor: As a student in upstate New York, I’m really pleased to say that Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is representing me because she works on behalf of us, North Country students. Not only does she fight for the education of our children and young adults, but she also works for ...

Cobb: one of us

To the editor, friends and neighbors: I would like to tell you why I have a sign on my lawn supporting Tedra Cobb for the United States Congress. She lives in the Adirondacks, and she is one of us. As many of you know, I have been involved in our community for most of my life, and I ...

Vote for Ellis

To the editor: I’m writing to share why I’m voting for Lindy Ellis for Franklin County legislator. I first knew Lindy through cross-country skiing and met her at the Lake Placid Loppet dinner years ago. We quickly got into a discussion about social change, and she recommended Malcom ...

To women of NY-21 and men who love them

To the editor: Dear fellow citizens and voters of NY-21: Although this piece is addressed to the women of New York’s 21st Congressional District, I am speaking equally to the men of our district. The dignity and equality of your women lifts you up also. I hope that all of you love and ...

Support Stefanik

To the editor: In our divisive, hyper-partisan climate, I question whether letters of support and endorsement persuade anyone from their current viewpoint! I urge everyone to become knowledgeable about all of the candidates running at every level of government, and to choose wisely. I met ...

PAC-woman

To the editor: Elise Stefanik has been a strong advocate for her supporters, but, unfortunately, those supporters are not residents of the NY-21, and their interests are too often in conflict with those of the vast majority of her constituents in NY-21. From early on, in August 2013, a ...

Ads reflect badly on Stefanik

To the editor: What does it say about our representative in Congress that she keeps making false attacks on her challenger? Stefanik has consistently misrepresented Tedra Cobb’s record as a county legislator. And what does it say about our representative in Congress that she keeps ...

Martz will help with health care

To the editor: Emily Martz is a much superior candidate for New York State Senate than Betty Little. Emily Martz should be a shoe-in. That is, if everyone clearly understood where the two differ. The most important single issue in the North Country is health care. It is my studied ...

Ellis is best for county legislator

To the editor: It has been a while since I have written any political letters to the editor. Our world in politics is in such a turmoil, and the division amongst parties seems to be a line drawn in the cement. I feel we really need to see each candidate for who they are and what qualities ...

Thank you to Carpenter Foundation

To the editor: On behalf of the congregation of the First United Methodist Church in Saranac Lake, I am writing to express our deep appreciation to the Carpenter Foundation for their financial support of our weekly free Community Supper program. This is our 11th year of providing a weekly ...

Sportsmen, vote Stefanik

To the editor: This letter is in support to all hunters, collectors, Federal Firearm Licensed dealers, target shooters, compition shooters and handgun owners. Our forefathers made a constitution for a reason. I do not want to lose any parts of the Constitution. I have friends and family ...

Stefanik has good health care record

To the editor: We can all agree, whether we are liberal or conservative, there are flaws in America’s health care system. The Affordable Care Act has not delivered on all of its promises. While more Americans are insured (many were forced to do so to avoid a fine), the premiums of millions ...