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Letters to the editor

Why I’m voting for Little

To the editor: Hey, everyone! For the good of our village, please read this! Being a rather run of the mill and semi-unmotivated individual myself, I can’t fully express my admiration for Melinda Little’s energy and dedication to every aspect of life in Saranac Lake, but I’m sure ...

Realtors pay tribute to lost colleagues

To the editor: Our local Realtor family has suffered several losses recently that have saddened our hearts. The impacts that these individuals had on this profession, as well as the relationships they created and fostered, inspire us to honor them and their legacy. We miss them ...

Update to senior tax exemptions

To the editor: A recently passed resolution allows the town of North Elba to carry over senior citizens’ exemptions from the 2021 assessment roll to the 2022 roll at the same levels. This means that seniors in the town of North Elba do not have to reapply for the exemption unless their 2020 ...

What will it take?

To the editor: My sister contracted polio in 1949, when she was 6 years old. She was lucky because she survived. She has had to wear a leg brace ever since. She has missed out on most things that we all take for granted — running, dancing, walking on a sandy beach, and many, many other ...

Classic movies remind us of past values

To the editor: In the classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” watched by millions every holiday season, George Bailey’s life illustrates that caring about people is more important than money. That may seem old-fashioned in today’s materialistic, individualistic world. But many of us ...

We shouldn’t put all our eggs in one basket

To the editor: Having all our U.S. senators and Congress people in one building seems to violate the saying about “putting all one’s eggs in a basket.” In these times, I think that having just one senator from each state and a similar cutback in Congressional people at meetings would be ...