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Looking forward with the Lake Placid school budget

May 14, 2013 Over the past years, the Lake Placid school district has seen many changes, some not very positive, and the impact has been staggering. more »»

Let’s fish or cut bait on the rail trail

May 13, 2013 As a Tri-Lakes business owner and an advocate for the Adirondack Rail Trail, I continue to be amazed by those who advocate for train restoration while insisting that we can have both a train and a... more »»

Mothers Day cards

May 8, 2013 My annual search for the perfect card — I spent 45 minutes at the grocery store reading Mother’s Day cards one afternoon last week. It always seems to come down to finding the least bad card. more »»

It should not be about rails vs. trails

May 8, 2013 “The Adirondack North Country Association hereby re-states its support for the mixed-use management objectives of the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Final Management Plan, currently in force,... more »»

Sadly, ‘familiarity breeds contempt’ with Adirondack Health

May 7, 2013 At the May 1 meeting in Lake Placid, the board chairman, CEO and chief medical officer of Adirondack Health presented the case for converting the Lake Placid Emergency Department to an urgent care... more »»

AMA annexation has problems

May 6, 2013 Input has been requested to make comments and submit documents from the public regarding annexing American Management Association into the village. This is my inpu. more »»

Thorough work on fire/police facility

May 3, 2013 To the concerned taxpayers of Tupper Lake: As an elected official for the village of Tupper Lake, I would like to respectfully respond to the recent editorials by our local newspaper publisher (Dan... more »»

Knew Mountain Lake Academy had problems

May 2, 2013 As reported by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the New York state comptroller’s office recently concluded an audit of Mountain Lake Academy and its past parent agency, Windwood Meadow Inc. more »»

A staggering cost

May 1, 2013 The recently published “Costs of War” report — the Iraq and Afghanistan wars — represents the combined efforts of 30 economists, anthropologists, political scientists, attorneys and humanitarian... more »»

Adirondack Medical Center-Lake Placid site mismanaged for years

April 29, 2013 I am saddened that the management of Adirondack Medical Center has allowed the Lake Placid site to atrophy for many years due to poor management, lack of modern technology and total lack of concern... more »»

Ridiculous thrush comment should have been checked out

April 29, 2013 It was with considerable dismay that we read the recent coverage regarding the proposed construction of the communication towers at Little Whiteface. more »»

Train is no match for trail

April 26, 2013 In his commentary, “Borg over Connors,” Ed Kanze admits that he dated himself. Well, if he can do it, so can I. more »»

An all-round losing proposition

April 26, 2013 In a recent commentary, Ed Kanze presented numerous facts in support of rail service. more »»

Bring on the broadband

April 25, 2013 Back in the 1930s, as the United States was struggling through the Great Depression, rural parts of the country were at an even greater disadvantage. more »»

Railroad fact and fiction

April 24, 2013 For something as important as the debate over the best use of the old Adirondack Railroad corridor between Lake Placid and Old Forge, it’s essential that we separate fact from fiction. more »»

Being Muslim

April 23, 2013 In the name of Allah (God), the compassionate and the merciful. Dear editor, I’m writing you this letter to explain many things about being a Muslim. I was as shocked as anyone here in U.S. more »»

U.S. Muslim

April 23, 2013 In light of the latest bombings in Boston, I feel I need to speak up. more »»

How to fight the standardized tests

April 22, 2013 It suffices to say, if there were an honest attempt to help children and their teachers by administering standardized tests, wouldn’t these tests be used to diagnose each individual’s unique learnin... more »»

Failure to pass U.S. gun control bill

April 19, 2013 There is a mix of emotions surrounding the failed passage of the Toomey-Manchin bill in U.S. Senate recentl. more »»

Rails and trails

April 18, 2013 Teddy Roosevelt, an Adirondack enthusiast, provided this guidance to those questing to achieve great things: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. more »»



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