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Political parties — love ’em or hate ’em, they’re a necessary mechanism

February 26, 2014 In the North County of New York state, there appears to be a common conviction regardless of political affiliation or ideology. It is a belief that we don’t have to succumb to partisanship. more »»

Yes, we need rail service to Lake Placid

February 25, 2014 We clearly need to rethink intercity trains in this country, but services like Amtrak’s are drained of capital trying to maintain old, no longer needed or used routes. more »»

Contentious impasse on rail vs. trail

February 25, 2014 Thank you, Jim McCulley of Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates, for revealing important information about the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and their operations on the 120-mile, state-owned... more »»

The college 2025 conundrum

February 24, 2014 If someone asked you to forecast what “college” will look like in the year 2025, how would you respond? That’s the key question for an international group of corporate and higher and secondary... more »»

Realizing the promise of TRiO ...

February 22, 2014 On the last Saturday of February, communities across America will once again commemorate National TRiO Day, which dates back to a resolution passed by Congress almost 30 years ago. more »»

Snowmobilers getting fewer

February 21, 2014 As a strong railroad enthusiast who has been following this debate at a distance, I have to admit to being discouraged at some of the statements from the trail people that have been, at least in my... more »»

Train robbery in the Adirondacks

February 20, 2014 Recent published revelations about the poor financial health of the Adirondack Scenic Railway, despite significant government subsidies to the organization, are startling, baffling and disappointing... more »»

Are Common Core, standardized testing here to stay?

February 19, 2014 Assemblywoman Janet Duprey stated in her opening remarks at a recent forum on the Common Core and standardized testing, held at SUNY Plattsburgh (paraphrased): You might as well get used to it; the... more »»

‘... the rest of the story’

February 18, 2014 The recent Guest Commentary critical of the Adirondack Railway Preservation Society and its finances was a deliberate attempt by Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates and writer Jim McCulley to... more »»

Promises broken

February 17, 2014 Historians James and Lois Horton note that while the enlistment of slaves was generally accepted in the North, Southern states were opposed to this policy. more »»

Taking sides for freedom

February 15, 2014 Black Americans have a long and distinguished history of military service. more »»

Is the proposed hotel on Lake Flower a step in the wrong direction?

February 14, 2014 Over the past few years, several promising new developments have taken place in Saranac Lake that have been largely non-controversial. more »»

Lawsuit has merit

February 13, 2014 Recent opinion pieces by supporters of the Adirondack Club and Resort project have done their best to blur the reality of the current legal action by Protect the Adirondacks, the Sierra Club and... more »»

ARTA hits the repeat button

February 12, 2014 Nineteen times. Nineteen letters and columns from the same writer on the same topic in the same paper. It’s like living a print version of the movie “Groundhog Day. more »»

Staying out of other people’s wars

February 11, 2014 “If these negotiations [with Iran] fail, there are two grim alternatives,” said Sen. Richard Durbin, “a nuclear Iran, or war, or perhaps both.” Sen. more »»

Science series is changing location

February 6, 2014 The free, eight-week science program, “Amazement 101 — Life, the Universe, and Everything!” that started on Ja. more »»

Fight against tobacco underfunded

February 5, 2014 5.6 million children alive today will die prematurely from smoking-related diseases unless smoking rates drop, says the latest surgeon general’s report. more »»

What’s in our water? Nobody knows

February 4, 2014 The new year launched with 7,500-gallons of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) pouring into West Virginia’s Elk River from a ruptured storage tank last inspected in 1999, leaving 300,000 Americans... more »»

Railroad’s auditors question its viability

February 3, 2014 Over the past several years, I have written a number of letters questioning the ridership, viability and taxpayer support of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and its parent, the Adirondack Railroad... more »»

Who is paying for preservationists’ appeal? You are

February 1, 2014 In 2010, in a letter to the editor, we wrote that what is noteworthy about the behavior of the preservation lobbyists is their callous disregard of the welfare and wishes of the residents of the... more »»

 
 

 

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