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Listening is needed on rail trail details

October 24, 2016 Rich Shapiro deserves credit for putting himself out there and listening to members of the public about the trail the state plans to replace the railroad tracks with between Lake Placid and Tupper... more »»

State should step up for community colleges

October 22, 2016 The Albany Times Union recently published an interesting report that should be discussed by candidates throughout New York during this election season. more »»

Dust off your cowbells; it’s winter sports time

October 21, 2016 As our 2018 Olympic hopefuls on the U.S. luge, bobsled and skeleton teams practiced on the newly opened ice Monday, it could only mean one thing: It’s time again for winter sports in Lake Placid. more »»

Use cellphone charges to upgrade 911

October 20, 2016 On Oct. 11, the New York State Association of Counties kicked off a new campaign entitled “Rescuing 911. more »»

The Santa Clara firefighting solution

October 19, 2016 Upper Saranac Lake and its environs are a beautiful place to have a home or camp. more »»

Please vote, even if you skip some races

October 17, 2016 We always urge people to vote, but we can understand why many people are so turned off by the presidential candidates that they cannot bring themselves to vote for any of them. more »»

Only one candidate is acceptable for president

October 15, 2016 The time is past ripe to say to Donald Trump what Joseph Welch said to Sen. Joseph McCarthy in 1954: “Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last?” M. more »»

Rail trail success will be largely up to villages

October 14, 2016 Like it or not, the state has decided to take out the tracks between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake and use the state-owned travel corridor as a path for bike riders, pedestrians, snowmobilers and... more »»

Don’t plan rail trail details in secret

October 13, 2016 When a town, village or school board holds a budget workshop, it must, by law, announce it publicly, and anyone is welcome to come and watch how the sausage is made, so to speak. more »»

How much good will EpiPen penalty do?

October 12, 2016 People who were delighted to learn last week that Mylan Pharmaceuticals will pay the government $465 million to settle a dispute over EpiPens should consider two things: First, the entire EpiPen... more »»

Don’t make good banks pay for Wells Fargo’s sins

October 10, 2016 Never let a good crisis go to waste. The big government crowd operates by that rule, using it as frequently as possible to expand their intrusiveness into our lives. more »»

Young people prefer to read news

October 8, 2016 Young people want to read the news in text form, whereas older people prefer watching news on televisio. more »»

Get election letters in by Halloween

October 7, 2016 People want to know what you think, especially if you present it well and give them something they haven’t thought about much befor. more »»

One week left to register to vote

October 6, 2016 You can’t vote if you aren’t registered. You have a week. Make it happen. Next Friday, Oct. 14, is the deadline to register as a new voter in time to take part on Election Day, Nov. 8. more »»

Debate probably helped Stefanik, hurt Funiciello

October 5, 2016 All three candidates were sharp and well-prepared in Monday night’s debate the race to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District. We already knew Mike Derrick, Matt Funiciello and Rep. more »»

Downtown theater is worth pursuing

October 3, 2016 The Pendragon Theatre board’s proposal to move downtown, into the Madden’s building, sounds great to us. more »»

New school standards meet skeptical public

September 30, 2016 We’re not sure whom the public trusts less right now: the state Education Department or New York’s elected officials. The public’s skepticism with anything either body says makes perfect sens. more »»

Youth center director leaves on a good note

September 29, 2016 Success comes in many sizes. more »»

Not your average private property

September 28, 2016 Congratulations to Brian Byrne of Lake Placid, a high school senior who completed his Eagle Scout project by raising veterans’ grave markers that were sinking into the ground of Pine Ridge Cemetery... more »»

Where is sense of accountability for VA?

September 26, 2016 Revelations of mismanagement, waste and outright criminal behavior at the Department of Veterans Affairs have become a regular thing. more »»

Lake Placid school projects seem legitimate

September 24, 2016 Our web poll this week suggests people are divided over whether voters in the Lake Placid Central School District should approve a multi-million-dollar series of building renovations and upgrades,... more »»



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