Letters to the Editor


Dr. Summers recognizes community

I would like to thank the community for the warm welcome back they have provided through the opening months of my office.

No one is above the law

In rebuttal to Mr. Irv West Thurman, Letters to the Editor, Dec. 20, 2014 issue I was amazed at his anger and confused by it.

The other side of the story

I would like to respond to Mr. Irv West’s letter to the editor, you state that the young man in Ferguson was shot for robbing a store, and he did rob a store, he was captured on video surveillance doing just that.

Omitted group

In my letter to the editor last week entitled “Christmas Thanks,” I failed to mention a very important group of individuals who supported Christmas in Essex on Dec. 13 and I’d like to make this correction now.

Thanks for tree

I want to thank the people responsible for erecting and maintaining the Christmas Tree (Holiday Tree) on top of Mount Defiance in Ticonderoga.

Make quit smoking a goal

It’s almost that time again. Time to reflect on the past year and time to resolve to do something differently in the months ahead.

Our Town Theatre Group sends thank-yous

From all of us at Our Town Theatre Group, we’d like to thank our Community, from all the people in Johnsburg, North Creek, Chestertown, Minerva, and elsewhere for helping us make our 2014 season a success!

Say hello to Ticonderoga Highway workers

Maybe you are having Thanksgiving dinner, or you are opening Christmas presents with loved ones, or the school bus has pulled up to deposit your children home safely.

Tis the Season

With the holiday season upon us we are a society currently expressing our best wishes, joy, appreciation, and the like to our fellow man.

Supports board’s cemetery effort

This is to support the Essex County Board of Supervisor’s efforts to take back the cemetery that was used to inter residents of the former Essex County Home.

Column embarrassing

The Publisher’s Column in the Dec. 13, 2014 issue of the Journal confused and embarrassed me.

Electric dependent

I don’t believe any of us realize how dependent we as a society have become on electricity.

Christmas thanks

A great big jolly thank you to everyone who attended The Magic of Christmas in Essex on Dec. 13.

Warrensburg Health Center to retain its traditional name, despite dedication effort

As most of your readers will know, Hudson Headwaters will soon complete the building of a new, vastly improved health center in Warrensburg.

Winter pageant says thanks

I would like to thank the community for supporting the non-profit Royal Winter Pageant.