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Get the facts right about Katrina

October 3, 2019 To the editor: I find it ironic that you are also misrepresenting facts (Lake Placid News, Sept. 27 issue, story titled “Is it fake news?”). more »»

Teddy Bear Picnic thanks

September 27, 2019 To the editor: On behalf of the Rotary Club of Lake Placid, I am writing to thank the sponsors and volunteers who made last weekend’s Teddy Bear Picnic such a great success. more »»

Concert thanks

September 27, 2019 To the editor: The Songs at Mirror Lake Committee would like to thank all off our sponsors for supporting the 2019 concert series. We had great weather, great crowds and great musi. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Fascism at the gate

September 20, 2019 Countless books and articles these days allege that democracies are dying worldwide. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ticketing hikers makes no sense; charge a fee instead

September 13, 2019 To the editor: Thank you for taking the time to read my letter of protest to town officials about the parking issues I experienced on Sunday, Sept. 1. more »»

Legion Post 326 tourney thanks

September 13, 2019 To the editor: The members of American Legion Post 326 extend a sincere “THANK YOU” to the 47 hole sponsors and 15 businesses that donated prizes and to the 80 golfers who participated in the Don... more »»

Back Pack Program thanks

September 13, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Back Pack Program would like to thank the American Legion Post 326 and all the individuals and businesses that donated money and school supplies to help less fortunat... more »»

Wikoff takes ‘cheap shot’ at Elise Stefanik

August 30, 2019 To the editor: Mr. Wikoff’s letter last week was generally hard to criticize. more »»

Grateful to searchers for their efforts

August 30, 2019 To the editor: You never think that your family will be in a situation that requires several agencies to work together to solve, but that’s just what happened last week to my famil. more »»

Thankful to read St. Eustace Episcopal Church roof story online after newspaper sellout in Lake Placid

August 30, 2019 To the editor: We are so sorry that most of your copies of last week’s Lake Placid News were scarfed up. It seems an expensive, unsuccessful and ridiculous effort to eliminate a story. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Skeptical about JRB’s review of Hurley Brothers propane tank

August 30, 2019 At the Aug. 21 meeting of the Town of North Elba/Village of Lake Placid Joint Review Board, there was a brief progress update regarding controversial application by MWH LLC/Hurley Bros. (case No. more »»

Grateful for first responders

August 23, 2019 To the editor: Saturday morning, Aug. 17 started out like any summer morning as we kicked back and enjoyed our morning coffee and tea. Shortly after 9 a.m. more »»

The name calling has to end

August 23, 2019 To the editor: I am very upset that Congresswoman Stefanik has reverted to name calling and describing Democrats as socialists as described on North Country Public Radio and in the Post-Star. more »»

Short-term rental law has implications for all Lake Placid

August 23, 2019 To the editor: To the citizens of the village of Lake Placid and the town of North Elba (and surrounding communities): We represent Gold Medal Hospitality, a group of homeowners and taxpayers who... more »»

Songs at Mirror Lake thanks Rotary Club

August 23, 2019 To the editor: As a community-funded and volunteer-based nonprofit organization, the Songs at Mirror Lake summer music series would like to recognize and thank the Rotary Club of Lake Placid for... more »»

Grateful for Flynn

August 9, 2019 To the editor: Longtime local reporter and editor Andy Flynn’s column about mortality (“Re-evaluating life as I approach 50”) brings to mind the fact that, regardless of our age or health, any day... more »»

Stefanik ignores Trump’s racism

August 9, 2019 To the editor: I wrote the following letter before the massacres in El Paso and Dayton: I am astounded at Elise Stefanik’s statement, “I don’t believe he’s a racist,” in her response to a question... more »»

Mirror Lake walker sees a lot of beauty along the way

August 1, 2019 To the editor: Whew! Last weekend was exciting with Ironman. The day of the race, I took a walk around the lake. Like so many other residents, I realized how lucky we are to live here. more »»

LPCA staff thanks volunteers for work day

July 26, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Center for the Arts staff would like to thank the many volunteers who came out to take part in Volunteer Day with Pickers Paradise on Sunday, June 23. more »»

Summer is a great time for kids to read

July 4, 2019 To the editor: I am writing to say thank you to the Lake Placid Rotary Club, the Adirondack Foundation and the Educational Opportunity Fund for funding summer reading at Lake Placid Elementary... more »»

Thanks for the Lake Placid Marathon support

June 28, 2019 To the editor: Thanks, the utmost thanks, to all who ran/cheered/sponsored/volunteered/supported the 15th annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half. more »»



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Taking it one step at a time on the Lake Placid Diet

June 20, 2019 It’s like looking in a full-length mirror every time I file a new column. That’s why it’s taken me so long to give you an update on the Lake Placid Diet. I dread looking in the mirro. more »

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