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Letters to the editor

Little for mayor

To the editor: I believe that we should make our election decisions first on character, honesty and integrity. It is not enough to agree on policy and I would prefer a person I disagree with but I believe to be honest over the opposite. My second set of criteria relate to ability, competence ...

Winter Carnival fundraiser was a success

To the editor: On Jan. 9, the Winter Carnival Court held its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Downhill Grill restaurant. Profits from this dinner are used to purchase the outfits and other necessities for the court. We are pleased to report that this year’s dinner was a resounding ...

Little is ‘best choice’ for mayor

To the editor: Melinda Little is part of the bedrock of Saranac Lake. She is the quiet, mostly behind the scenes, leader that our village needs. I have worked with her for four years as a fellow village trustee. She listens to people. Melinda works to build consensus. She always strives to ...

Local officials not afraid of hard work

To the editor: Last Saturday, during a very cold dump run to the St. Armand transfer station, I experienced the hard work of our elected officials in the truest sense of community. The regular attendant couldn’t be there, so town Supervisor Davina Winemiller and Judge Frank Whitelaw ...

Saranac Lake’s good fortune

To the editor: These are strange and anxious times: COVID waves, climate extremes, food and housing insecurity, best friends at partisan odds, disrupted workplaces. Candidates with good sense, an ability to bridge differences and demonstrated resilience are more important than ever. Which ...

Thanks for support of St. Bernard’s auction

To the editor: On behalf of our students, faculty and education council, I want to thank all participants and donors for making St. Bernard’s School’s first ever Under the Tree online auction a resounding success! Amy McCormick, Heather Wood, Julie Fischer, Val Trost and Amanda Lavigne ...