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Letters to the editor

Outstanding for town board

To the editor: I am writing in support of Emily Kilburn Politi’s candidacy for the North Elba Town Council. As the former supervisor of Minerva, I understand the qualities necessary to be a successful representative in town government. I believe Emily to be a strong candidate possessing ...

Julie Garcia for Supreme Court

To the editor: I am a lifelong Republican and retired Warren County undersheriff and am entering my 50th year as a volunteer firefighter. With this experience, I have met and interacted with many people, including attorneys. Julie Garcia is an inspiration to any young person growing up in ...

Proud to have known Garcia

To the editor: As a trial lawyer with nearly 40 years of experience appearing before every type of judge imaginable, I feel uniquely qualified to express an opinion on the qualities necessary to be a judge of the highest quality. In the race for Supreme Court justice in New York’s Fourth ...

Donaldson helped bring DMV to SL

To the editor: Cliff Donaldson was a Franklin County legislator for 13 years, some of which were during my tenure as Franklin County clerk. When I first became clerk in 1990, and formally as Department of Motor Vehicles supervisor for 15 years, I saw the need for a DMV office ...

Doty for North Elba town supervisor

To the editor: It is my honor to support and endorse Derek Doty for the position of North Elba town supervisor. There are three main reasons I support Derek. 1. Derek has an incredible work ethic. I have never known anyone who has cared more or who has been more giving of his time ...

Republicans support Donaldson

To the editor: As chair of the Harrietstown Republican Committee, it is with great pleasure that I encourage my fellow Republicans to support the candidacy of Cliff Donaldson for legislative District 7. Our local Republicans have always believed in supporting the best-qualified candidate. ...

In support of Jay Rand

To the editor: As much as it pains us to admit our age, we have known Jay Rand for several decades. That being said, we think all those years of acquaintance qualify us to give testament to a very good man. Jay’s character, integrity and sense of personal drive is unparalleled. His ...

Kaltenbach for North Elba supervisor

To the editor: I have known Gary Kaltenbach for many years, personally and professionally. He is a very well-informed individual and would be a very concerned person for representing the residents of the town. I believe it is time for a new, informed individual to take part in our ...

Doty is a good leader

To the editor: A few months ago, an Adirondack Daily Enterprise editorial described many leadership qualities. Derek Doty came to mind, living those ideals. He always has a smile and is a good listener. He can see both the trees and the forest. As a native and a small businessman, he ...

Rand for North Elba supervisor

To the editor: Jay has the experience, management skills and leadership for this position, as demonstrated by his many years of service to the Lake Placid community. While working at Whiteface Mountain, I have observed Jay plan, organize and implement outstanding snow sports programs in ...

Rand is best

To the editor: Realizing we have important elections looming in the near future, I would like to share my personal thoughts on one in particular, namely Mr. Jay Rand. Jay and I worked together for the village many moons ago. Being Jay’s supervisor at the time introduced me to an ...

Elect Jay Rand

To the editor: As a full-time resident and registered voter in the town of North Elba, I enthusiastically support Jay Rand for North Elba town supervisor. Jay is a lifelong resident of the town of North Elba and has an appreciation for the future of our area. Jay has acquired a great ...

Vote Ellis on Nov. 5

To the editor: Please join me in voting for Lindy Ellis for Franklin County Legislator. There are so many reasons I will be voting for Lindy Ellis. In the years I have known Lindy, she has always been involved in our community: chair or board member to committees that enhance the lives ...

Jarvis, Demong and Demars

To the editor: It is another year, and the signs are out again. It’s election time. It is time for us to elect qualified individuals who we hope will spend our tax dollars wisely. In the town of Franklin, where I was councilman, I had a firsthand chance to listen to people ask ...

Milne is qualified, ready

To the editor: Ashley Milne is a tremendous candidate for Harrietstown Town Council. Ashley grew in a small town in Idaho but has spent many years traveling to and living in different cities. Eventually, her small-town roots had her searching for the right place to raise her children, ...

Help families have turkey on Thanksgiving

To the editor: As the fall and winter approach us, we are once again thinking ahead to the holiday season. To many in our community, this can mean angst when it comes to feeding their families. The rising costs of fuel for the winter months can take its toll on the grocery budget, and some ...

Passion sets Garcia apart

To the editor: Politics should play no role in selecting a judiciary candidate. In the North Country our tight sense of community reduces extreme ideologies from either party, making it far more common for people to vote for a candidate without regard to party politics. Out of the six ...

Slezak is well qualified

To the editor: I am writing in support of Rebecca A. Slezak, candidate for Supreme Court justice in the Fourth Judicial District of New York state. Rebecca is a lifelong resident of Amsterdam and grew up as one of eight children in a close-knit family. She attended RPI and Albany Law ...

Slezak is a bona fide upstater

To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Rebecca A. Slezak running for Supreme Court justice on Nov. 5 for the Fourth Judicial District. She is endorsed by the Republican and Conservative parties. Rebecca is a bona fide local upstater, born and raised in Amsterdam, ...

Only voting for Garcia

To the editor: I am writing to urge readers to get out and vote for Julie Garcia for Supreme Court justice in the Fourth Judicial District on Nov. 5. She is the ONLY North Country candidate in this race. Despite being a registered Republican, and despite there being four openings for this ...