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Guest Commentary

Bringing back the Ice Palace pike

It had been a while since my parents divorced. My mother moved younger brother Joe and I from Long Island to Saranac Lake in hopes for us to be closer to our dad. I was 2, Joe was 1. Three or four years went by, and when the day came, we were passing Lake Colby headed into town. I rolled my ...

Being different

Have you ever been told you’re different? I mean really “different”? Not having a different view of something or a different opinion, but “different.” I certainly have, many times. It was always said in a condescending tone of voice, which left nothing to the imagination. It meant ...

With gun rights should come accountability

From an article in the British Columbia Medical Journal: The practice of bloodletting began around 3,000 years ago … It was believed that existence was represented by the four basic elements—earth, air, fire, and water—which in humans were related to the four basic humors: Blood, ...

Village board should fix the real problems

I commend the current Saranac Lake Village Board for taking an inclusive, measured and data-driven approach to crafting STR regulations (although there still isn’t enough data to really make data-driven decisions). Still, it’s a big improvement over the exclusionary, reactionary and ...

Concerns from a ‘long term renter’

After reading the Jan. 19 article on further easing of restrictions to Saranac Lake’s proposed STR law (“Changes made, more to come for Saranac Lake STR law,” Adirondack Daily Enterprise), I’m beginning to realize this issue, at least in the eyes of the board, has little to do with ...

When the truth is no object

To hasten its plunge to the bottom of the political septic tank, the GOP has enlisted George Santos, the latest in an ongoing string of reprehensible Republicans incapable of speaking the truth. His blatant lies rival those of Donald Trump and Herschel Walker.  Santos stated he was a ...