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Letters to the editor

Stefanik deserves praise for airport funding

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

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 ...

SLVFD fundraiser was a success

To the editor: After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department held its 8th annual golf tournament fundraiser on May 14 at the Saranac Inn Golf Club. One hundred and forty golfers from all around the area came out to enjoy a beautiful spring day and to show ...

Legion seeks parade participants

To the editor: American Legion 447 is seeking organizations like the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and all others to participate in the annual Memorial Day Parade happening on Monday, May 30. Set up begins at 10:30 a.m., parade 10:40 a.m., followed by a ceremony at 11 a.m. in Riverside Park. For ...

Time to stand up for racial justice

To the editor: On May 14, in a horrifying crime, a teenage white supremacist sought out a predominantly Black neighborhood in Buffalo to assault — then he allegedly murdered 10 people in a grocery store. He wrote that he was motivated by the “white replacement theory” and inspired by ...