Turns to Martha Sez first every week

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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 ...

AUSABLE WATER WISE: River association sees opportunities


After surmounting the obstacles of the last year, we’ve entered the spring and summer full of hope. We see opportunities ahead to restore our streams, lakes and wetlands and to protect their native wildlife and plants. Opportunities to ensure our fresh water remains clean, clear and free ...