Wish list, kudos, markings

To the editor:

Wish List: 1. Make Saranac Lake into a town. 2.Turn National Guard armory into a community recreation center. 3. Establish county district courts to handle misdemeanors and felonies. 4. Merge local police departments with county police/sheriff departments. 5. Finance public schools and local governments with federal and state tax revenues. 6. Provide everyone with health insurance for all medical, mental and dental needs. 7. Train and merit select all judges, prosecutors and defenders. 8. Establish Tri-Lakes Central School District. 9. Decentralize electric grid to foil cyber shutdown. 10. Use railroads to haul freight.

Kudos: Melissa Sherren, SUNY Plattsburgh hockey forward, made Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd for leading the Cardinals to the D-III national championship last year.

Markings: Johnny Bower, goalie for the Toronto Maple Leafs when they won their last four Stanley Cups in the 1960s.

Paul Herrmann

Saranac Lake