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Letters to the Editor

Legacy trails at Mt. Van Hoevenberg need more attention

To the editor: On Jan. 23, Gov. Kathy Hochul was at Mount Van Hoevenberg announcing plans for the state budget. Included in her budget was $82 million directed for the Olympic Regional Development Authority to keep their venues up to date. “If you don’t put money in, they won’t be ...

Providing more healthy options at food pantries

To the editor: It’s more important than ever to make sure food pantries across the North Country are well-stocked, not just with the essentials that families need to get by but also nutritious options to improve health. The state Department of Health’s recently released report, ...

Author says Gerrit Smith’s Timbuctoo was not ‘a bust’

To the editor: I read Oliver Reil’s column, “Into the Trees: A Cultural Destination in the Snow,” with great interest, but what a pity this writer was unable to visit the “Dreaming of Timbuctoo” exhibition in the upper barn, which only opens in the spring. It would have challenged ...

Dmitry Feld will be missed

To the editor: We’ve known Dmitry Feld for years from his career with USA Luge and his personal efforts within the community, the Shipman Youth Center and the I Love BBQ & Music Festival. He was such a kind and generous man. His personality was infectious. How could this guy give such ...

With love from Ukraine

To the editor: An indescribable pain cuts the heart. Today, Jan. 10, our great friend Dmytro Feld passed away. Always full of optimism and unwavering faith in the victory of Ukraine, he tried every day to do as much as possible for Ukraine and Ukrainians. Dmitry, we will always remember ...

Diet and Alzheimer’s Disease

To the editor: A December 2023 article published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease titled “Diet has a major impact on risk of Alzheimer’s Disease” states that in the U.S. “Alzheimer’s disease rates are projected to increase 50% from 2018 levels by 2038.” The authors ...