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Opinion

What-a-palooza!

Letters to the editor

To the editor: I just have to give a shoutout to Bob Seidenstein and the Blue Buns Wheel-A-Palooza. Bob’s contagious wackiness is one of the best parts of Winter Carnival, and of Saranac Lake in general. (Someone ought to nominate him for Carnival King …) I lived in Lake Placid in the ...

Come on down to the Boot Scoot

Letters to the editor

To the editor: The St. Armand Veterans Memorial Park Task Force is hosting the Bloomingdale Boot Scoot-’N-Boogie buffet and dance. Join us for some great barbecue food provided by Smokey’s BBQ 9-1-1, including pulled pork, roast chicken and mac and cheese, as well as many other delicious ...

Thanks to Wigmores, the state, Lalonde

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Thanks to the Wigmores and the state of New York for the update. Thanks to Phil Lalonde for the original. Enjoyed the Empire State Winter Games youth hockey games played there. Paul Herrmann Saranac Lake

‘Why Bother?’

Letters to the editor

To the editor: People say to me, “Why do you bother wasting hours doing background research about every political situation? You’ll never change the minds of Rep. Elise Stefanik and Donald Trump supporters by writing letters to clarify thinking with factual information.” It’s true ...

Thank you, Lake Placid firefighters

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Nearing -30 degrees at 4:35 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, my wife wakes me to say, “the power is out!” I called Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department dispatch. Dispatch they did, less than four hours later, the Lake Placid Electric Department had installed a new transformer on ...

A fabulous day to ride a bike

Letters to the editor

To the editor: It may have been Feb. 5, but the heart of winter was a fabulous day to ride a bike in Saranac Lake thanks to the efforts of the good people at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center and the quirkily brilliant brains of Jack Drury and Bob Seidenstein. For the first time, Dewey ...