Ombudsmen advocate for residents

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The New York State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is a resident-centered and resident-directed advocacy program available to anyone residing in a nursing home, adult care facility or family-type home across the state. The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program sponsored by ...

Helping neighbors — now

Guest Commentary

This March, our world turned upside down: COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, many of our favorite local establishments closed, friends and neighbors lost their jobs, and social distancing became a necessity to protect our families and flatten the curve of new infections. At Adirondack ...

A time to ‘pause’

Guest Commentary

Social distancing has made me ponder everything that is going on a little too much. You know, things that just eat away at a person. No right, no wrong, just a nagging feeling that something needs to be said. Such is the case right now. It’s not meant to be political and definitely not ...

ON THE SCENE: Keene businesses adjust during the pandemic


Mountain resort communities with large seasonal resident populations have among the highest per-capita cases of COVID-19 in the United States; communities like Sun Valley, Idaho, Park City, Utah, and Vail, Colorado as people abandon their urban homes for the expected safety of their ...

We’re here to inform and support


We are grateful for the hard-working local businesses that are supported by our community and are struggling during these times with the COVID-19 virus. We will try whatever we can to help them stay viable and in business. It is important that our local businesses succeed — to us as a ...