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Editorials

Remembering Ruth Hart

Soon after Ruth Hart was selected by the Essex County Bar Association to receive its annual Liberty Bell Award in the spring of 2016, the Lake Placid News asked her about the one community service project she was most proud of during her life in Lake Placid. She didn’t hesitate. “Well, ...

After the rain, a rainbow

These past few weeks have been acutely challenging for members of our region’s LGBTQ-plus community. But as this community knows, there is hope, joy and belonging to be found even in horrible circumstances. Just over two weeks ago, a transgender pride flag at the Saranac Lake home of ...

Straw Poll, April 22-29

This week’s Straw Poll: How confident are you that affordable housing will be easier to find in this region within the next 5-10 years? --- This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

Media tax credit is welcome, but challenges will continue

Our sincerest thanks to the New York State Legislature and Gov. Kathy Hochul for including a local media tax credit in the Fiscal Year 2025 budget, which was passed on April 20. We’re optimistic it will help sustain our newsroom in Saranac Lake — for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and Lake ...

Straw Poll, April 15-22

This week’s Straw Poll: Did you travel during spring break? --- This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

Rural schools deserve better

State lawmakers have a responsibility to understand the unique challenges facing our schools in places like the Adirondack Park and to adjust the state’s approach to supporting rural schools. The Tupper Lake Central School District is cutting 17 to 20 jobs in the coming school year as it ...