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Opinion

Have some order regarding the odor

Editorials

The New York state Department of Transportation has some answering to do, especially to Tupper Lake residents. Work on the new rail-trail, specifically the grinding of railroad ties, have left an irritating stench in the Washington Street area of the village and has made this part of the ...

Without vaccination, dangers remain

Guest Commentary

In June, more than nine out of 10 Americans COVID-19 deaths were unvaccinated. People are still dying in our country at rate of almost 90,000 per year. Get vaccinated at your local pharmacy. Even if you don’t die from COVID, you may lose your sense of taste and smell. That is life changing. ...

A parking nightmare is awaiting

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Art Lussi is 100% correct when he says the apartment buildings being considered for this village don’t have enough parking spaces. And APA staff member Devon Korn doesn’t know human behavior well. Does he really think folks will park in public parking spaces and walk to ...

Seeking approval for new hotel

Columns

The proposed new Ampersand Hotel on the site of the old Ampersand Hotel destroyed by fire on the night of Sept. 23, 1907, didn’t need approval from the town, the state, zoning boards or the APA. Nope, in 1922, seeking approval only from the Chamber of Commerce and the community to build ...

The roots of all evil

Columns

One late night in the summer of my 20th year, strictly on a whim, I dug out my high school yearbook and started skimming through it. When I came to my senior picture, I sensed something was different about me then. But what was it? I looked, and looked some more, and then it dawned on me — ...

Change Ironmate date, river name

Columns

An obvious Ironman solution is to offer use of the Lake Placid venue for this race on the new Juneteenth holiday come summer solstice, June 18 to 22, 2022. This would advantage this semi-low season holiday and likely give Ironman better weather than thundery July — plus the longer daylight ...