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Rail-trail debate forgets Ad’k mandate

October 14, 2013 To the editor: In this rail-trail debate, the issue of wilderness and conservation has been pushed onto the back burner by the unfair generalization of an “elitist” agend. more »»

Ripping up tracks would take decades

October 10, 2013 Local governments in the Tri-Lakes area seem to be in a big hurry to pull up the tracks on the Adirondack railroad corridor to make way for a brand-new trackless recreational corridor, judging by... more »»

A way to keep rails, develop trails

October 9, 2013 I previously expressed an opinion for cooperation between the polarized parties concerning the Adirondack travel corridor debate. more »»

Facts yes, name-calling no

October 4, 2013 In his Sept. more »»

Town didn’t hear train side

October 4, 2013 To the editor: Please allow me to comment on your recent article regarding the Harrietstown board’s resolution to the state to remove the railroad tracks. more »»

Rails deter snowmobilers

October 4, 2013 To the editor: I don’t have strong feelings either way concerning the removal of the tracks, but I can relate a personal experience that does not seem to have been a part of the discussion thus fa. more »»

Time for a break

October 4, 2013 To the editor: Would it be too much to ask that we take a break from rails-to-trails and discuss what we’re luring all these tourists to? All I would ask is, everyone who has an opinion on... more »»

Respectfully giving reasons to keep rails

October 2, 2013 To the editor: I’m not going to write at length again about the reasons I believe the railroad tracks through the Adirondacks should not be torn up, but I would like to address several issues raise... more »»

Rail trail could be as good as Quebec’s

October 2, 2013 To the editor: My wife and I just had a very enjoyable bike ride on a rail trail in Lacolle, Quebec — 90 minutes from here. more »»

Try a rail-trail compromise

October 2, 2013 To the editor: Regarding the large number of letters printed by one faction or the other expressing sometimes contorted views pro or con on the rails-or-trails issue, I personally have reached the... more »»

Confident in the railroad

October 2, 2013 To the editor: My name is Bradford Paulson. more »»

Trail would be better than train

October 2, 2013 To the editor: Years ago my wife and I camped along the Cape Cod bikeway (ex-railroad) and had a very enjoyable experience riding our bikes along the converted rail be. more »»

Most good for greatest number of people

October 1, 2013 To the editor: New York state now has the opportunity to do something of lasting value for Adirondack residents and visitors by converting the 90-mile section of rail corridor between Lake Placid... more »»

Railroad is critical asset

October 1, 2013 To the editor: The Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates appear to be part of a common alliance between environmental causes and local recreational trail concerns. more »»

Passenger, freight trains are not viable here

September 30, 2013 To the editor: My name is Charles Samul, and I am a seasonal resident of Westport. I was also an employee of Conrail and Norfolk Southern, both class I freight railroads. more »»

Rail trail fights deficit disorder

September 30, 2013 To the editor: Most of us have heard of or read the book “Last Child in the Woods,” wherein Richard Louv chronicles the nature-deficit disorder our youth have. more »»

Seriously? Let’s stay on ‘track’

September 30, 2013 To the editor: I thought I was a struggling small business owner (currently with near 400 other businesses in resolution of support) with a good effort to create an important new venue, important t... more »»

Thousands would come for rail trail

September 27, 2013 To the editor: Converting the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor to a rail trail would be a huge attraction for the Adirondacks. more »»

Keep the rails

September 26, 2013 To the editor: Mr. Hessinger: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Adirondack railroad corrido. more »»

All for a trail

September 26, 2013 To the editor: I wish to state that I am wholeheartedly in favor of creating a multi-use recreational trail along the Lake Placid-Old Forge rail corridor. more »»

 
 
 

 

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