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Liberalism as coercion

July 22, 2014 Liberals just aren’t very liberal these days. more »»

 
 
 
The ‘wow factor,’ The Guv, Hotel Saranac, renaissance, and bringing it back better

July 21, 2014 It was a surprise visit, but a very welcomed one. more »»

The facts on Frontier Town

July 19, 2014 There have been a lot of words, both written and spoken, regarding the town of North Hudson’s interest in acquiring the former Frontier Town properties. more »»

Magical summers in Saranac Lake

July 18, 2014 We only need one person to believe in us, only one ... and anything is possible. In the early summer of 1991, I was a college grad waiting tables in a New York City cafe. more »»

Union drama at the opera

July 17, 2014 The fat lady will sing — but only in strict keeping with the work rules set out by the American Guild of Musical Artists. The Metropolitan Opera has a labor problem. more »»

Third-party challengers important

July 16, 2014 Last month Bloomberg View columnist Clive Crook penned an article which appeared in most news services and was seen on various TV channels. more »»

Prioritize teacher education

July 15, 2014 Having directly experienced activities at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Sibley Hall for more than 40 years, I read with great interest the article by Suzanne Moore in the June 28 issue of the Plattsburgh... more »»

The myth of Americans in poverty

July 14, 2014 Since the late 1970s, the majority of Americans have experienced little gains in household income due to stagnant hourly wages, while the stock market and national productivity have attained histori... more »»

Rails, trails and population

July 12, 2014 There are conflicting claims of the viability of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and the trail that is proposed to replace it. more »»

Paul Smith’s helps found Alliance for Resilient Campuses

July 10, 2014 In May, the White House released the National Climate Assessment Report — the most comprehensive analysis ever done on the effects of climate change. more »»

Illegal immigration is not ‘central to our way of life’

July 8, 2014 The cab driver taking me to the Washington Nationals baseball game on July 4 is from Bangladesh. I ask him how he got here. more »»

‘Narrow’ decision by the narrow-minded

July 7, 2014 Relax. This is not a slippery slop. more »»

Big money politics problem comes to the North Country

July 4, 2014 We live in an era of massive inequality in America. This inequality manifests itself in all facets of our public life, including in our political syste. more »»

Hit-and-run drivers think they can get away with it — and often do

July 3, 2014 Approximately 11 percent of motor-vehicle accidents in this country are hit-and-runs. These accidents range from minimal-damage “fender benders” to multiple-fatality incident. more »»

Beamish admits erroneous numbers

July 2, 2014 Several months ago, I purchased a copy of Dick Beamish’s book, “Getting The Word Out in the Fight to Save The Earth. more »»

The right’s mistake was waking the others

July 1, 2014 The tea partyers made a serious blunder in Mississippi, costing them a runoff win: They carelessly slipped their magic passion potion to the opposition. more »»

Why not both rails and trails?

June 30, 2014 I know this is supposed to be an opinion piece, but I’m going to ask a few questions instead. more »»

Why I hate yoga

June 27, 2014 A couple years ago, a friend took me to hot yoga. “Don’t worry — no one looks at you. They’re focused on themselves.” Um, Not. Everyone looks aroun. more »»

Adirondack Health partners up to meet needs of aging population

June 24, 2014 For years, our region and communities across the country have relied on nursing homes to care for people who may no longer be able to live on their own, or may require a customized short-term... more »»

Bombing won’t save Iraq

June 23, 2014 The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed. And the second thoughts have begun. “U.S. more »»

Are parties about to crack up?

June 23, 2014 America’s two political parties seem to be coming apar. more »»

 
 

 

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Bucket Lists

July 17, 2014 We all have bucket lists. These are those “things to do before we die” lists. The typical bucket list might be to see the Grand Canyon, visit the Sistine Chapel or even solve a Rubik’s Cube. more »

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