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Letters to the editor

Was the Adirondack Park Agency duped?

To the editor: The Adirondack Park Agency mandate is to "ensure compliance with the laws the Agency administers," including the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act. Instead, the APA did the exact opposite with a recent decision permitting the virtual destruction of a Category 1 Wetland -- ...

A parking nightmare is awaiting

To the editor: Art Lussi is 100% correct when he says the apartment buildings being considered for this village don’t have enough parking spaces. And APA staff member Devon Korn doesn’t know human behavior well. Does he really think folks will park in public parking spaces and walk to ...

Stefanik must consider the other side

To the editor: This is an opener letter to U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik. Wow, only in your new leadership position for a short time and your priorities are shaping up. Instead of supporting and advocating a bipartisanship congressional investigation of the seditious insurrection of the US ...

Road signage change needed in Lake Placid

To the editor: As a resident of Lake Placid for many years, I have often thought how fortunate we are that there has not been a major car accident at the junction of Old Military Road and Cascade Road (state Route 73). Presently there is a yield sign for traffic exiting Old Military Road. I ...

We’re all in COVID battle together

Tell me USA, what’s wrong with you? Don’t you care about yourselves or others? Why don’t you take or get your vaccines? Don’t you want your family to live a healthy life and be able to go see other families or friends? I don’t understand why we can’t get rid of this virus. ...

Railroad platforms seem to be off track

To the editor: The state Department of Transportation presented a proposal for passenger platforms on the Adirondack Corridor to be located in Beaver River, Sabattis and Tupper Lake as a webinar. People could write in, call in or join on the web by computer. Several hosts chaired by Eric ...