Letters to the Editor


Disagrees with letter

I would first like to sincerely thank the Valley News for a positive and objective write up about pot laws and especially for choosing to print the letter from Ms. Gail Durand regarding “bad” weed.

Vet’s exemption unfunded

School boards across NY are having to consider whether to give a “veteran’s exemption” to partially exempt some veterans from paying the school taxes on their homes.

ILCS Coaches vs. Cancer Game

With money still coming in, the 2nd Annual Indian Lake/Long Lake Coaches vs. Cancer game raised at last count $1,507 for the American Cancer Society.


The Ticonderoga Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank everyone that donated to the annual memory tree this past year.

Experience with ID theft

Law enforcement officials have urged me to share my own experience with hacking.

Fundraiser successful

On Saturday, Jan. 18, a Spaghetti Dinner and Live Auction Fundraiser was hosted to assist friends, Amy & Howard Drake, who endured a house fire on Jan. 3 in Au Sable Forks.

Happy for Chestnut

What a splendid surprise to pick up the Senior Life and see this beautiful picture of Priscilla Morris Chestnut on the front page.

CVPH drive a success

The Foundation of CVPH Medical Center builds a healthier North Country by supporting health and wellness initiatives within the Hospital as well as outside the walls of the Medical Center.

Generosity appreciated

Tim Green and his family would like to thank everyone for all their support for his event during his time of need.

Engineering a great career

National Engineers Week is Feb. 16-22, which celebrates the positive contributions engineers make to society and is a catalyst for outreach across the country to kids and adults alike.

Reader agrees with editorial: ‘Common Core’ initiative is a disaster

I want to thank your editorial board for the article entitled “Common Core — The Wrong Choice” published in the Feb. 1 edition of the Adirondack Journal and other Denton Publications newspapers

Medical marijuana can help patients

I appreciate the editorial published in Denton Publications urging the public to examine the facts associated with proposals to legalize marijuana.

Don’t feed the deer

It’s 9:30 pm, it’s February, it’s dark, and you’re driving on State Route 28N in Minerva.

Disheartened by editorial

I was deeply disheartened to read your editorial on the proposed three strikes legislation.

No to Big Oil

As a consumer I have to be skeptical of Big Oil and what will happen once the Keystone Pipe Line is finished and oil is flowing to the gulf.