Word on the street is there is a rebirth afoot in downtown Plattsburgh.
Over the last few weeks since publishing the editorial titled, Abolish Protect the Adirondacks and several subsequent columns addressing our approach to drafting editorial positions, we’ve witnessed a tremendous response from readers and even other media outlets.
I wrote my first editorial for Denton Publications 23 years ago. Since then I’ve put my name on hundreds of opinion pieces and been a part of dozens of editorial board positions.
Those who choose to commit terror have been around since the beginning of time.
Your editorial, “Abolish Protect the Adirondacks” (Dec. 24, 2014), is poorly researched, inaccurate, and inflammatory—nothing more than an effort to silence those voices with which you disagree.
Mistakes and missteps are a part of life. No one is immune from making them. It’s how we choose to acknowledge and deal with them that makes all the difference in the world.
2014 has come and gone, leaving us with plenty of memories and plenty of things to look forward to.
As 2014 comes to a close, we also say god bye to Congressman Bill Owens who completes his term Dec 31.
Five years ago, our editorial board called for the Adirondack Park Agency to be abolished.
2015 already? I can’t believe how fast the years seem to fly by.
If you ever need a barometer to gauge public sentiment, visit any gas station in the North Country between dawn and mid-morning and talk to the coffee-slugging chattering class.
Most Americans are attempting to make sense of the demonstrations and civil unrest taking place around the country as a result of the unfortunate deaths of Micheal Brown and Eric Gardner.
In these waning weeks of 2014, the U.S. news media has been consumed by its 24/7 coverage of racial strife, including Missouri riots and New York protests over alleged police brutality and the deaths of two black citizens.
Last month, a battle was reignited over the Old Essex County Home Cemetery when a local resident urged the Essex County Board of Supervisors to do something — anything — to bring the former county-run cemetery in Whallonsburg, which is now under private ownership, back into the warm embrace of government control.
Congress went back to work this week with a number of critical decisions to be made in the next two weeks before the curtain closes on the hundred and thirteenth congressional session.