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Editorials

Straw Poll, April 3-9

This week’s Straw Poll: Should New York state and Erie County direct $850 million in taxpayer funds to the construction of a new Buffalo Bills stadium, as proposed?/a> - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

New board, new changes

Saranac Lake’s new mayor and trustees were officially sworn in at the village’s annual organizational meeting this past Monday. They wasted no time in making some changes. Faced with nine positions to fill, Mayor Jimmy Williams offered up a list of names that includes a mix of newcomers ...

Straw Poll, March 27 – April 2

This week’s Straw Poll: How closely are you following news of the Russia-Ukraine war? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Year

In case you missed our Community Resource Directory in last weekend’s edition, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and the Lake Placid News named two Volunteers of the Year for 2022: Rich and Debby Harrison of Rainbow Lake. The couple was nominated by Janice Fitzgerald, who said the Harrisons ...

Straw Poll, March 20-26

This week’s Straw Poll: What should the 2023 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival theme be? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Child care is finally a priority in Albany

It’s probably no coincidence that it took a female governor to bring child care to the foreground in Albany. Gov. Kathy Hochul knows the struggle well; she once had to quit a job after trying to find child care. It’s an important issue in places like the Adirondacks, where child care ...