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State fighting good fight with narcan kits

May 28, 2014 The availability of naloxone, also known as narcan, is an important step for those battling heroin addiction, particularly as state and local officials figure out the best strategies to lessen the... more »»

Give Memorial Day some serious thought

May 26, 2014 Why, some people ask, does the United States have two annual holidays for recalling war? The U.S. isn’t the only nation with two such holidays, as we learned this year. more »»

Help put faces on the Vietnam War dead

May 24, 2014 This Memorial Day, we’re especially thinking about the casualties of our nation’s war in Vietnam in the 1960s and ’70s. It was a painful time in U.S. history due to harsh division over support vs. more »»

Road repairs before skateboard park

May 23, 2014 The long, hard winter has left local roads difficult and perhaps even dangerous to travel. more »»

Lake Placid’s municipal future

May 22, 2014 A comprehensive plan update is important news since it’s about planning the future of a community, but to most people it seems pretty boring. more »»

VA needs treatment

May 21, 2014 No doubt some defenders of the federal bureaucracy will use an old defense against allegations the Veterans Administration is endangering the health of many men and women who have served our countr. more »»

Earned Income Tax Credit is helpful, but open to cheaters

May 19, 2014 The Earned Income Tax Credit can be a blessing to low-income families. It also has been a bonanza for tax cheats — and the Internal Revenue Service cannot seem to stop them. more »»

Make sure to vote in school elections

May 17, 2014 If you’re registered to vote, we strongly urge you to do so Tuesday at your local school polling place. more »»

Humans, robots, jobs

May 15, 2014 Yesterday’s editorial was about how the U.S. has become more competitive for manufacturing and could potentially regain its former status as a producer of goods for the world. more »»

Manufacturing’s U.S. comeback?

May 14, 2014 Perhaps the most important report on the U.S. economy in years was released in late April by a private consulting company. more »»

Lawmakers spend where generals don’t

May 12, 2014 As chairman of a special U.S. Senate committee investigating logistical aspects of how the U.S. was conducting World War II, then-Sen. more »»

Grateful to at least have a daytime ER

May 10, 2014 A 15-hour-a-day emergency room is as good as Lake Placid can realistically expect these days. more »»

Journalism training for young writers

May 9, 2014 One of the first thing journalists learn is that it doesn’t matter what you wanted to say if your readers weren’t able to tell what you meant. more »»

Finally, spring

May 8, 2014 Only now can we stop holding our breath. Spring break came, and when it was over, it still wasn’t spring up here. more »»

Investigation needed into VA hospital

May 7, 2014 Veterans Administration officials have testified in Congress that there is no basis for allegations of corruption and mismanagement that may have killed as many as 40 veterans at a VA hospital in... more »»

Support your local small businesses

May 5, 2014 Small Business Week, May 12 to 16, is celebrated throughout the country to bring recognition to small businesses that contribute to our local economy. more »»

High court made right call on pollution

May 3, 2014 It was great news for the Adirondacks, and the eastern U.S. in general, that the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of the U.S. more »»

Oil trains are a proven public hazard

May 2, 2014 We’re disappointed and scared by railroad companies’ poor effort so far to prevent horrible accidents, or even to share enough information about the hazardous fuels and chemicals they transport. more »»

Let private money pay for private roads

May 1, 2014 Like North Country municipalities in general, the village of Tupper Lake has a whole lot of pothole-filled roads, collapsed culverts and broken pipes to fix after this rough winter. more »»

Global hospitality: Let’s keep it up

April 30, 2014 Local residents made somewhat of a big deal of Australian Army Cap. more »»



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