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Opinion

Veterans memorial work day planned

Letters to the editor

To the editor: The St. Armand Veterans Memorial Park Task Force is holding a Flower Bed Work Day at Veterans Memorial Park, 1688 state Route 3, Bloomingdale on Saturday, Oct. 2, starting at 9 a.m. Water and snacks will be provided. If anyone would like to join us, we will be installing a ...

Local businesses helped fundraise for veterans park

Letters to the editor

To the editor: The St. Armand Veterans Memorial Park Task Force hosted a Chinese auction at the Bloomingdale Block Party on Sept. 4, 2021. The Block Party was very successful and we were able to fundraise for the new Veterans Memorial to be installed in Veterans Memorial Park, 1688 state ...

Who wants to be mayor?

Columns

I was disappointed when Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau announced that he was retiring from the position and would not be running again in March 2022. Do we all agree with everything the mayor has accomplished — of course not — that is not a part of our human behavior and that is the ...

Time trials

Columns

I have as good a grip on Time as I would understanding a lecture on quantum physics, delivered in Tulu. Or more exactly, I understand the concept of time, just not its real-life applications. To me, Time should be measured by the ebb and flow of our bodies and souls, not a clock or ...

To the Gilberts: Part I

Columns

“Robert Louis Stevenson and party leave today by the schooner Equator for the Gilbert Islands…It is to be hoped that Mr. Stevenson will not fall victim to native spears; but in his present state of bodily health, perhaps the temptation to kill him may not be very strong.” — The ...

How you can help save someone’s life

Guest Commentary

Most of us have been affected by addiction, either because of someone we know (a friend or family member) or through personal experience. For some, alcohol and drug use may be a choice when attempting to manage uncomfortable feelings: While environmental and social factors may encourage use, ...