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Rail/trail discussions shouldn’t be ‘my way or the highway’

February 22, 2016 I was pleased to read your two-part editorial about the railroad debate because I think you opened up the discussion to allow us all to analyze what has happened so far, as a community and region. more »»

Not partisan in rail-trail debate

February 19, 2016 It’s kind of like the compromise proposed by Solomon — let’s divide the baby in half — except it doesn’t solve the problem the same way since this isn’t a case of one side lying and the other tellin... more »»

APA and the railway

February 17, 2016 To the editor: Congratulations to the Adirondack Park Agency for contributing to what I call the Death of the Towns. more »»

The train’s dead; move on

February 12, 2016 To the editor: I can’t help but be slightly amused and greatly befuddled by those that would leave the rails in place instead of creating a year-round recreational trail. more »»

State plan good for business

February 12, 2016 To the editor: To whom it may concern: As a resident and business owner in Tupper Lake, I feel strongly about removing the rails and ties to Lake Placid and leaving the tracks in place from Tupper... more »»

Misinformation about Virginia Creeper Trail

February 12, 2016 To the editor: The factoids streaming from the train advocates are becoming more strident in their absurdities. more »»

Critic correct on rail-trail study

February 10, 2016 I am responding to the letter from Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates board member David Banks, who correctly pointed out on Feb. more »»

Rail removal could end snowmobile use

February 9, 2016 As the debate continues on the fate of the Remsen-Lake Placid rail corridor, I cannot help but wonder if the individuals that enjoy the snowmobiling sport in the Adirondack Park have concern in the... more »»

Enough, already

February 9, 2016 To the editor: As Bernie Sanders recently said to Hillary Clinton, “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails. more »»

Railroad research was insufficient

February 5, 2016 To the editor: I am writing to acknowledge that my earlier research on train speeds from Utica to Lake Placid was incomplete. more »»

Don’t argue timetables with a railroader

February 4, 2016 Tony Goodwin’s letter to the editor in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise is not accurate with regard to the timetable he quotes regarding Bob Hest’s excellent Guest Commentary. more »»

DEC should heed REDCs

February 3, 2016 The Department of Environmental Conservation has forged ahead with a compromise on the fate of the Remsen-Lake Placid travel corridor with admirable determination but without proper direction. more »»

Correction on train times

February 3, 2016 To the editor: So I must ask this: If a newspaper prints facts claimed by a person which are able to be proven completely false, then when is a retraction or correction printed or issued? In... more »»

Let’s get on with the corridor compromise

February 3, 2016 To the editor:  A recent correspondence with the tourism director for the town of Webb has me befuddled. more »»

Open Tupper Lake to snowmobilers

February 2, 2016 To the editor: We are writing today to offer our support for the removal of the rails and ties between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid. This would undoubtedly be a huge tourist attraction for us here. more »»

Writer misrepresents rail-trail study

February 2, 2016 To the editor: The Adirondack Daily Enterprise Guest Commentary “Trail argument doesn’t hold up” by Larry Roth blatantly misrepresented the state’s analysis for a 34-mile Adirondack Rail Trail. Mr. more »»

Don’t privatize this public asset

February 2, 2016 To the editor: “They’re a great asset to locals and tourists already in the region, but accomplish very little to bring in new visitors to grow the economy. more »»

The NY Central never averaged 45 mph

February 1, 2016 To the editor: Robert Hest’s letter of Jan. 29 must be challenged on several important points. In particular, M. more »»

Urge APA to accept rail-trail compromise

January 30, 2016 To the editor: I feel it is critical for Tupper Lake’s future as a travel destination that the Adirondack Park Agency approve the proposed option on the table for the C-7 travel corridor that leave... more »»

Weak transport grid needs trains

January 29, 2016 I have read and listened to the conversations that have swirled in the media for the past four years concerning whether the railroad right of way should be converted to a trail. more »»

 
 

 

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