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Letters to the editor

Cycle Adirondacks Is Saranac Lake

To the editor: Our helmets off to Saranac Lake for beautifully showcasing the very definition of “community” as people from 30 different states and provinces pedaled into town last week for Cycle Adirondacks 2017. At is core, Cycle Adirondacks is about bringing people together, and we ...

Adirondack Carousel gives thanks

To the editor: The Adirondack Carousel is delighted to announce that our fifth annual 12-hour Carousel-A-Thon was an enormous success. First and foremost, we would like to thank Jim Williams, Ethan Gawal and WSLP for their tremendous support. Without them, this event would not be possible. ...

Northern Lights School thanks Cloudsplitter Foundation

To the editor: The Northern Lights School Board of Trustees would like to express our gratitude to two local philanthropic organizations, the Cloudsplitter Foundation and the Lake Placid Education Foundation, for their generous contributions to the school’s Tuition Assistance Program. Two ...

Music on the Green thanks the community

To the editor: The 2017 Music on the Green Summer Concert Series committee thanks our sponsors, our volunteers and the community for another successful concert series held on Wednesday evenings at Berkeley Green in beautiful downtown Saranac Lake. We would not have been able to bring the ...

ADE is wrong again about Trump

To the editor: Your editorial concerning Charlottesville, Virginia, and the removal of President Trump signifies the end of the newspaper era. Here’s why: President Trump can be impeached, as was President Clinton, by the House of Representatives. Then a trial in the Senate will remove ...

Rugby tourney thanks everyone for another great year

To the editor: Well, another Can-Am Rugby Tournament has passed — the 44th! The goalposts are put away, the fields are cleaned up, and our muscles and bones are almost healed. The Mountaineers love rugby so much we will continue playing touch rugby even when the snow falls — so if anyone ...

Hate quiz

To the editor: Pop quiz — what man wrote the following in a letter to a U.S. senator: “I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side. ... Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ...

Ann and Lee Gaillard laugh and smile at a luncheon held Aug. 6 to bid them farewell from Saranac Lake, where Ann was rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church for the past nine-and-a-half years.
(Photo provided — Chris Schmeichel)

Farewell to the Gaillards

To the editor: The mood at the luncheon in the parish hall at St. Luke’s Church on Sunday, Aug. 6, was bittersweet. The parishioners were saying goodbye to their priest, the Rev. Mother Ann Gaillard, and her husband Lee. Having served the church and community for the past nine-and-a-half ...

Quiet neighbor left towns a great legacy

To the editor: One person can forever change the place they love. Bob Damoth moved to Cranberry Lake to enjoy his retirement. He was a quiet neighbor — enjoying the peace and good people in his community. When he passed in 2011, he left his entire estate to create a permanent fund ...

Many thanks for Pendragon Gala

To the editor: Pendragon Theatre’s 2017 Gala was a wonderful success. We so appreciate the support of our friends in the community, our staff and volunteers, and especially wish to extend our thanks to the Uihlein Foundation for the generous use of Heaven Hill Farm. Very special thanks as ...

World needs women engineers

To the editor: It was frustrating to read Michael Barone’s opinion column titled “Google’s ‘tolerance’ requires repression” in the Aug. 14 Enterprise. In my career as a computer programmer, women engineers have consistently been among the best programmers I’ve worked with. ...

Back to the future, from Germany to the U.S.

To the editor: As Americans, we embrace the First Amendment. However, like a double-edged sword, it can protect as well as kill. On Saturday, Aug. 12, groups of people with different agendas assembled in Virginia. End result was violence, injury and death under the guise of free speech. Some ...

Where will Valehaven residents go?

To the editor: I read in the Malone paper they are closing Valehaven Home for Adults. That was one place I went every year to bring each of them a Christmas gift. Each one got a calendar for their room. They all were so glad to see me every Christmas. I’ve been going down for 25 ...

Tedra Cobb’s leadership is needed now

To the editor: At this point in our political scenario, nationally and locally, what we most urgently need is leadership, at all levels, that we can trust and actually look up to. We have an opportunity to elect someone to our 21st Congressional District who will meet that need, and then ...

Knight’s tough, fair reporting helped NCCC

To the editor: As a recently retired director of nursing and Senate president for North Country Community College, allow me to share my perspective on the recent hiring of Chris Knight as director of communications. As noted in several articles in the Enterprise, Chris was part of the ...

Town board honors Chris Knight

To the editor: On behalf of the Harrietstown Town Board, we congratulate your senior reporter Chris Knight as he leaves the Enterprise for the position of director of communications for North Country Community College. However, we do regret, as you expressed in your editorial, to lose the ...

Voters for Change is no newcomer

To the editor: We are writing partly in response to an article that appeared in the Enterprise last week regarding recent town caucuses. Commentary in the article inferred that our organization, Adirondack Voters for Change, has entered the political arena just recently since last ...

Help give Lake Placid students school supplies

To the editor: To the Lake Placid community: School will be upon us, and there are many children in our community whose families struggle to be able to purchase the needed school supplies. Needless to say, every year the price of supplies continue to rise. We are once again asking ...

Paid leave for employees

To the editor: The Cancer Services Program of Clinton County is taking part in the New York state initiative to get employees paid leave for cancer screening. Did you know that EACH cancer diagnosis is estimated to cost businesses $1,601 in lost productivity annually? In fact, employers who ...

Founder’s Day thanks and referendum reminder

To the editor: What great weather we had for Founder’s Day on July 29! Our event raised approximately $3,000 toward the construction of a new community building. Here’s a “thank you” list that’s a mile long, and let me apologize now because I know I will forget at least one person, ...