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Letters to the Editor

Federal funding for cultured-meat research needed

To the editor: While it’s hard to know what historical figures would think of modern circumstances, I suspect founding father Benjamin Franklin would be enthusiastic about the development of cultured meat. For those who don’t know, cultured meat is grown from cells, without slaughter. ...

Teddy Bear Picnic on hold

To the editor: The Rotary Club of Lake Placid regrets to say that there will be no Teddy Bear Picnic this year. Events that usually would have happened in the spring are happening now in the fall, and so we will postpone until next fall. If you have teddies and such to donate, let us ...

Hello, Rep. Stefanik

To the editor: What has happened to Representative Stefanik? In a recent newsletter, she said, “Justice must be served. Prosecute and arrest Andrew Cuomo and fire all of his political appointees. New Yorkers deserve a clean house and a clean slate.” Isn‘t she being hypocritical? Trump ...

Will the APA board listen?

To the editor: On Tuesday, Aug. 3, Essex County Judge Richard Meyer granted seven homeowners’ request for a temporary restraining order against the homeowners of Deerwood Lot 9 on Upper Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks. The order prohibits the owners of Lot 9 from cutting any more trees ...

Additions to motorboat column

To the editor: The article by Tyler Merriam (in the Aug. 27 issue of the Lake Placid News) was interesting but left out a few very important safety points. First the boat should be equipped with an anchor and a paddle. It also shout carry a fire extinguisher and devices (a horn and ...

You’re invited to Community Day

To the editor: Lake Placid Community Day is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 12, rain or shine! I encourage you to mark your calendars and come join us. This old-fashioned country fair style day is FREE for the Lake Placid community and will include free food and drink, live music, kids’ games, ...