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Replacing rails with trail is about economics

May 4, 2016 To the editor: A brief response to Mr. Grebe’s letter where he asked, “How dumb is ripping up rails?” As a lifelong resident of Tupper Lake, I can firmly state, not dumb at all. more »»

Discovering the joy of bike trails

May 3, 2016 To the editor: I’m now a firm believer in “Try it; you’ll like it!” It’s never too lat. more »»

The rail trail versus reality

April 30, 2016 Anyone who thought the Adirondack Park Agency decision would end the rails-versus-trails debate was an optimist — and recent developments are making clear how flawed the “compromise” is proving to be. more »»

How dumb is ripping up rails?

April 30, 2016 To the editor: An abbreviated list of things significantly less ridiculous than the business-killing, job-destroying act of ripping up the train track connecting Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tuppe... more »»

End the debate; build the trail

April 23, 2016 “The great experiment called the Adirondack Scenic Railroad (ASR) has reached the end of the line. While I once supported this endeavor, I now feel it is time to admit that it’s an abject failure. more »»

Who is being outrageous?

April 22, 2016 In his April 20 Adirondack Daily Enterprise Guest Commentary, Mr. more »»

Breaking down the rail trail’s outrageous economic prediction

April 20, 2016 I write to comment on statements made in recent days by those demanding the removal of the rails that connect the Tri-Lakes communities to the rest of the North American rail system. more »»

Rail trail could be built in two years

April 15, 2016 To the editor: I am writing in response to M. more »»

Rail trail is last thing state should build

April 12, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation and Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates have been pushing the idea that rail trail construction should start as soon as possible. more »»

State rail-trail plan should be supported

March 15, 2016 To the editor: It’s too bad that the small group of railroad supporters won’t be happy with the compromise for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor that the Department of Transportation, the... more »»

The Adirondack crab bucket

March 4, 2016 One of the things the rail-trail fight has brought to light is rather disturbin. more »»

Three cheers for our mayor and the hundreds of volunteers, contributors

February 25, 2016 In 1998, Camoin Associates met with the town and village leaders of Tupper Lake, interested community groups and public, to establish planning meetings and long term goals for our community. more »»

Rail/trail discussions shouldn’t be ‘my way or the highway’

February 22, 2016 I was pleased to read your two-part editorial about the railroad debate because I think you opened up the discussion to allow us all to analyze what has happened so far, as a community and region. more »»

Not partisan in rail-trail debate

February 19, 2016 It’s kind of like the compromise proposed by Solomon — let’s divide the baby in half — except it doesn’t solve the problem the same way since this isn’t a case of one side lying and the other tellin... more »»

APA and the railway

February 17, 2016 To the editor: Congratulations to the Adirondack Park Agency for contributing to what I call the Death of the Towns. more »»

The train’s dead; move on

February 12, 2016 To the editor: I can’t help but be slightly amused and greatly befuddled by those that would leave the rails in place instead of creating a year-round recreational trail. more »»

State plan good for business

February 12, 2016 To the editor: To whom it may concern: As a resident and business owner in Tupper Lake, I feel strongly about removing the rails and ties to Lake Placid and leaving the tracks in place from Tupper... more »»

Misinformation about Virginia Creeper Trail

February 12, 2016 To the editor: The factoids streaming from the train advocates are becoming more strident in their absurdities. more »»

Critic correct on rail-trail study

February 10, 2016 I am responding to the letter from Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates board member David Banks, who correctly pointed out on Feb. more »»

Rail removal could end snowmobile use

February 9, 2016 As the debate continues on the fate of the Remsen-Lake Placid rail corridor, I cannot help but wonder if the individuals that enjoy the snowmobiling sport in the Adirondack Park have concern in the... more »»

 
 

 

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