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Letters to the Editor

Turns to Martha Sez first every week

To the editor: Every week I open the Lake Placid News first to Martha Sez. Ms. Allen writes with such warmth, intelligence and humor, often sarcastic. I can relate to so much of what she observes. But her July 16 column, “A shadowy presence,” was one that motivated me to make the ...

The Beauty of Lake Placid

To the editor: With all of the construction obstacles in the way, Cherise Bixler and her dedicated crew have managed to keep up the tradition of keeping Lake Placid beautiful for the tourists and for the residents who are very proud of what their community looks like. My wife, Conni, ...

Lake Placid road signs

To the editor: As a resident of Lake Placid for many years, I have often thought how fortunate we are that there has not been a major car accident at the junction of Old Military Road and Cascade Road (state Route 73). Presently there is a yield sign for traffic exiting Old Military Road. I ...

Change the date of Ironman, name of Chubb River

To the editor: An obvious Ironman solution is to offer use of the Lake Placid venue for this race on the new Juneteenth Holiday come summer solstice, June 18-22, 2022. This would advantage this semi-low season holiday and likely give Ironman better weather than thundery July, plus the longer ...

Wishing the new sports editor well

To the editor: As a former Lake Placid News sports editor, I’d like to congratulate Lou Reuter on his remarkable 26-year career at the News and Enterprise, and offer a warm welcome to new sports editor Parker O’Brien. Like Parker, I was just 22 when I was hired at the News, and I still ...

Thanks for Summer Reading Program support

To the editor: The Lake Placid Middle/High School and the English Department would like to thank members of the Lake Placid Educational Opportunity Fund and of the Town of North Elba LEAF Committee for their generous support of our Summer Reading Program and field trips for our students in ...