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Opinion

The importance of showing up

Editorials

Two weeks ago, the Enterprise published an editorial, titled “Time to address the elephant in the room,” about a perception among some in the Lake Placid community that Lake Placid’s achievements are coming at the expense of residents. In that editorial, we explored concerns that some ...

Village manager quits Aug. 4

Columns

That headline fits this ancient quote: “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” so said French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr back in the 1800s. The headline, copied from the Aug. 4, 1949 edition of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, was not much different from 2022, when ...

Makin’ the grade

Columns

A couple Fridays ago, the Winter Carnival Committee held a drawing for their fabulous raffle. And when I say fabulous, I mean fabulous, since the prize was a complete set of Garry Trudeau Winter Carnival buttons. And against overwhelming odds and by sheer fluke, I was the winner. The odds ...

Stefanik deserves praise for airport funding

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Rep. Elise Stefanik announced last week that Essential Air Service would be continuing for the Plattsburgh and Ogdensburg airports. I was disappointed because I don’t think this story got enough attention from the media. This funding is crucial because this will help to ...

Dangerous lies

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Rep. Elise Stefanik, calling Democrats “the usual pedo grifters,” claimed that the Biden administration was sending baby formula to migrants at the southern border and cited that as the reason for why there is a shortage of formula. This is not only a lie but dangerous ...