Letters to the Editor


A very special thank you

After a year of thoughtful consideration the Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce board concluded that a full time executive director was needed to address the challenges of our local businesses, residents and visitors.

Skating Success a Sign

This was a winter for ice skating, was is not?

Seeking historical information

In 1917 the 80-acre Ross Lake, appeared for the first time.

Playing on fears, national media pushes gun control

I am writing about a letter to the editor in response to a guest editorial in the Adirondack Journal, “Op-Ed Off the Mark,” about the Newtown Connecticut shooting being a rare “outlier” event — and the issue of gun control.

Climate change is a reality

The February 21 Charles Krauthammer Op-Ed piece, “Observing ‘Settled Science’” published in the area daily newspaper adjacent to the “NOAA: Temperatures Broke Records” was a real disappointment to me.

Thanks for tax help

The Board of Directors of the Chazy Senior Housing project would like to thank Pamela Keable and Jill Beeman for their many years of service in preparing our tax returns.

Biddy tournament a success

With great pride in our hometown team I am writing to thank the many people who made our basketball tournament on March 1 a big success.

Bill Orluk was compassionate, reassuring

It was such a great loss when Bill Orluk left the Chestertown Health Center.

Viewpoint: Eliminate GEA

I write to you as our School Board is in the early stages of constructing the 2014-2015 school budget – the budget you’ll vote on this coming May 20.

Red Cross invites local citizens to become ‘Everyday Heroes’

Throughout the nation, March is Red Cross Month.

Column disappointing

Dan Alexander’s column on the Affordable Care Act (ACA, otherwise known as Obamacare) was greatly disappointing.

Scrabble a success

Twelve wordsmiths participated in Literacy Volunteers annual winter scrabble tournament on March 2.

Glens Falls Civic Center shouldn’t be subsidized by public

Now, we have no hockey team for the Glens Falls Civic Center and no real events in the future.

Agrees with editorial

We at Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin applaud your editorial suggestion that Corrections parolees be offered training opportunities more in accord with the needs of their communities than college programs.

Taxes over-charged

Please let me introduce myself, my name is Howard and my wife and I own a summer home in Ticonderoga.