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GUEST COMMENTARY: Razing With Pipe and Book building a ‘crying shame’

March 23, 2017 A crying shame is what best describes it. The recent articles for the proposed demolition of the Guild Building (With Pipe and Book) by Northwood School is just that… a crying sham. more »»

Parking garage, eminent domain both bad ideas

March 23, 2017 To the editor: I oppose the consideration of the building of a parking garage in the proposed location (the middle of Main Street) as well as taking the museum lot by eminent domain. more »»

Great job with nordic event

March 23, 2017 To the editor: Over the first 10 days of March, our Olympic region hosted the 2017 U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s junior national cross-country skiing championships. more »»

Cheers to fire, ambulance volunteers

March 23, 2017 To the editor: We wish to mention our appreciation for the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Service for their prompt response to our (North Country School) campus. more »»

Spending time with Stefanik

March 23, 2017 To the editor: I was with a group of ten constituents who met with Rep. Elise Stefanik on Friday, March 3 in her Glens Falls office, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to speak with her. more »»

Court dissolution vote

March 17, 2017 To the editor: On March 21, the voters of the village of Lake Placid will have an opportunity to dissolve their village court and combine it with the town of North Elba Court. more »»

Parking solutions

March 9, 2017 To the editor: Any parking project should be a joint project between the village and the town. more »»

‘America first’ comments make son, mother uneasy

March 9, 2017 To the editor: Recently, after President Trump announced his travel ban, my family and I went to a local musical event where the emcee announced, satirically, “Only American songs today, folks. more »»

Praise for Electric Department workers

March 9, 2017 To the editor: Hearty thanks to the heroes of our Electric Department, who worked tirelessly through the dark, bitterly cold night of Feb. 25 to restore power. They warmed our homes and our hearts. more »»

More appropriate photo could have been used for STEM story

February 23, 2017 To the editor: The photo for the article on encouraging women in STEM fields contains a photo of a male owner of a bar speaking with Lt. Gov. Hochul. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Citizens form HUDDLE to take action

February 23, 2017 Today I held a post-Women’s March HUDDLE at our apartment at Northwood School. more »»

Planned Parenthood lies

February 16, 2017 To the editor: I read the full-page article about Planned Parenthood’s sex trivia fundraiser at Lisa G’s with tears in my eyes. (Lake Placid News “On the Scene” column, Feb. more »»

Thanks for help with Dine United

February 16, 2017 To the editor: United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc. partnered with several restaurants from Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties to hold the Dine United event on Jan. 2. more »»

Thankful for Peter Kroha

February 16, 2017 To the editor: I saw your article on Peter Kroha. We built a house in Lake Placid a few years ago and had to reroute and bury some electric and other utility lines on the property in the process. more »»

Joan Kane thanks newspaper for tribute to her husband Ed

January 26, 2017 To the editor: I want to thank you all so much for the wonderful tribute you gave Ed (Lake?Placid News, Jan. 20 issue). He was a great dad and loved this town. He conducted business with his heart. more »»

From class to crass in America, says a frequent Canadian visitor

January 26, 2017 To the editor: A Canadian’s opinion: As everyone in Lake Placid knows, the late American songstress Kate Smith rests in your Saint Agnes cemetery. more »»

Give President Trump a chance

January 19, 2017 To the editor: Reference is made to the letter by Craig Gilborn, “The importance of flying the American Flag in the age of Trump,” in the Jan. 13 edition of the paper. Mr. more »»

North Country March for Unity and Respect planned in Plattsburgh

January 19, 2017 To the editor; Inspired by the Washington, D.C. march, to counteract the negativity that surrounds us, and because we cannot attend the D.C. more »»

The importance of flying the American flag in the age of Trump

January 12, 2017 To the editor: Being homeowners after retirement, we never flew the American flag. Until, that is, the Electoral College put a minority president, Donald Trump, in the White House. more »»

Joy to the Children thank-you note

January 5, 2017 To the editor: Enormous thanks go to Ed and Lisa Weibrecht for their tremendous generosity in hosting the 30th Joy to the Children event to benefit the Lake Placid Center for the Arts children’s... more »»

 
 

 

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