ON THE SCENE: Quest for 2 unmarked Averyville cemeteries


Are there two unmarked cemeteries in Averyville? The question was raised by Rose Wenzler, the 11-year-old publisher, editor and sole correspondent of the hand-written, illustrated and delivered Averyville Press in Lake Placid. “I started the Averyville Press because I have a lot of ...

There’s nothing wrong with wearing a mask


More people are shedding their masks these days, and it’s obvious they’re happy about it. You can see it in the smiles that have been hidden for so long. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent announcement that fully vaccinated people no longer must wear masks to ...

Stefanik supports the Big Lie

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik no longer stands with North Country voters. She has gone all in with Donald Trump and no longer believes in democracy, but supports fascism and the BIG LIE. Stefanik supports the terrorists who attacked our capital and she voted against our ...

Why are NYS post offices rejecting CDC mask policy?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: For the last year, the public has been solemnly adjured to follow “CDC recommendations” to the letter, so why, when most private businesses have adopted the new policy for vaccinated customers, is an agency of the federal government refusing to honor it? And it’s only ...

Race director gives thanks

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you! While I realize most thank-yous are after the fact, I wanted to offer my appreciation to the residents, civic leaders and everyone affected by the upcoming events that I am associated with in our great region. The Lake Placid Marathon and Half along with Ironman ...