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Looking for a change in Congress

September 8, 2016 Letter to the editor: In the past when voting was coming up before Congress on cutbacks to the military regarding pay, retirement benefits and health care, I wrote a respectful letter to my... more »»

Whether it’s part time or full time, teaching is hard work

September 8, 2016 To the editor: I’ve worked as a dog kennel attendant, dishwasher, bus boy, auto mechanic, freelance musician, journalist, military musician in a combat zone, and college instructor. more »»

Thanks, police, for nabbing graffiti artist

September 8, 2016 Letter to editor: We would like to recognize and commend the Lake Placid Police Department for a stellar investigative job which led to the arrest of the person causing the graffiti spraying... more »»

Freddy is home!

August 25, 2016 To the editor: On Saturday afternoon, Aug. 6, two of my dogs found a hole in my backyard fence and escaped. A few hours later I spotted them, but they spli. more »»

Give school supplies to Lake Placid students

August 25, 2016 To the editor: We are approaching that time of the year when we need to prepare for the start of school. more »»

Adirondacks needs Mike Derrick

August 25, 2016 To the editor: I love the Adirondacks. I cherish my vacation time here — from childhood with siblings, parents, grandparents and friends, through school years, then including my wife and children. more »»

Don’t give up on third Olympics

August 18, 2016 To the editor: Over the last few months, there has been a lot of talk and interesting news articles in Canada about Calgary’s interest in bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics, and how Calgary could... more »»

Pleased with decision to buy a house in Lake Placid

August 11, 2016 To the editor: My family and I have been coming to Lake Placid for over 30 years. Three years ago we bought a house in Lake Placid so we could spend more time here. more »»

Lacrosse tourney is an economic asset to the village of Lake Placid

August 11, 2016 To the editor: Watching the growth, success and economic impact of the lacrosse tournaments is impressive. more »»

Sculpture makes an impression

August 11, 2016 To the editor: Nicolas Bruno, artist and photographer, has visited Lake Placid for many years with his parents during the lacrosse tournaments. more »»

Police are under heavy stress

July 28, 2016 To the editor: In the wake of recent shootings of police, I want to say that lives do matter. Color, creed, age or sex has no bearing; all lives matter, even “blue” lives. more »»

Relay for Life coming to Lake Placid in September

July 28, 2016 To the editor: I am so pleased to share with the community that the 2016 Tri-Lakes Relay for Life is Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid! The Relay is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.. more »»

Remembering the good ol’ horse show days and looking to next year

July 21, 2016 To the editor: I remember the excitement when the horse show first came to town. There was a welcome party for everyone at the Club Resort golf house. more »»

Re: dog control laws

July 14, 2016 To the editor: Your editorial comment in last week’s Lake Placid News regarding “Dog days in Lake Placid” has prompted a number of comments from residents thinking this to be a new law and wonderin... more »»

Thanks for all the July 4 parade support

July 14, 2016 To the editor: Thank you to all the participants in this year’s Independence Day parade in Lake Placid. more »»

‘You’ve come, and we’re delighted!’

July 7, 2016 To the editor: This is the time of year when as a community and particularly as a business community, we should reflect upon how fortunate we are to have one of the premier horse shows in the... more »»

Backs Mike Derrick for Congress

July 7, 2016 To the editor: I’ve been a Democrat since I could vote, but I’ve been a feminist for my entire life, so I like the idea of a woman representing the 21st Congressional District. more »»

Help Lake Placid schools reach beyond the basics

July 7, 2016 To the editor: Lake Placid Central School District’s new Educational Opportunity Fund is an opportunity to invest in the present and future of local students, and in the future of our community. more »»

Village court has value

June 23, 2016 On June 28, Lake Placid village voters have the opportunity to decide whether to keep or to dissolve the Lake Placid village court. My comments are not an endorsement for or against such dissolutio. more »»

Reasons to consolidate village, town courts

June 23, 2016 In August of 2014, the Lake Placid village board passed a resolution directing the Lake Placid-North Elba Development Commission to study “steps that might be taken by the village to create further... more »»



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