North Hudson has spoken

The residents of North Hudson have spoken — they voted resoundingly against throwing good money after bad and purchasing the white elephant once known as Frontier Town.

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Good Times in Small Towns | Notes in the North Woods

I’ve recently returned from a long weekend, spent in the hamlet of Indian Lake.

Living United | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I’ve been very fortunate in my lifetime.

More thoughts on Dollar General

Many pros and cons are heard on the streets about the possibility of a Dollar General store in town.

Taking the challenge

While some of the voters of North Hudson may be seeing pink elephants after voting down the purchase of the white elephant (Frontier Town), the saga of Taxpayer George Moore vs Supervisor Moore continues.

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The great Adirondack Flycasting Championships | Notes from the North Woods

Although the ancient Egyptians have been credited with utilizing a combination of fur and feathers on a hook for the purpose of angling for fish, there is very little known about the history of flyfishing prior to the seventeenth century.

What’s the Point of Cuomo’s Abortion Bill? | Guest Viewpoint

In the following days before the next vote on April 9th, furious lobbying was carried out on both sides.

Editorial hit the mark

Your editorial board hit it right on the head with the Bridge/Ferry piece.

It’s deja vu all over again

With a bill passed that will arm rebels in Syria and bombs beginning to drop in Iraq, it feels like the early 2000’s in the Middle East all over again, except this time, it’s a group called ISIS in the crosshairs.

Behaving badly | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Bad behavior has been around from the beginning of time and through the ages in the end it nearly always ends badly for those who use brut force to inflict injury on others and resolve disputes.

Movies and real life

In the movie ”Wag the Dog”, the U.S. president’s popularity rating is dropping as fast as his pants (no pun intended) after he is caught in a sexual encounter with an underage ”Firefly Girl.”

Literacy services important

As the new school year begins, our focus turns to education. While young students return to school, millions of American adults seek personal empowerment through literacy.

Adirondack Foundation can help

Paying for college is one of the most consistent and persistent financial challenges faced by students and families across the Adirondack region.

School Starting | Bakers Mills News

It seems like weeks since I have sent the news but know it hasn’t been that long.