We’ve all heard the story about the one that got away. Each time we hear it, the story gets more elaborate while the prey gets bigger, faster and even more elusive.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is enlisting a draconian measure this budget season that uses school funding as a pawn in an elaborate game of chess with the ultimate goal of strong arming state lawmakers into passing his agenda of overhauling the education system in New York State.
This past week as our editorial team discussed this week’s opinion piece regarding the govenor’s new school initiative and how that appears to be tying the hands of adminstrators and school boards with respect to their budgets, I could not help but wear my manager’s hat.
It may be the dead of winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t give thought to all that can be gained (waistline being the exception) from moving toward a more local diet.
Superbowl weekend is finally upon us.
Word on the street is there is a rebirth afoot in downtown Plattsburgh.
Over the last few weeks since publishing the editorial titled, Abolish Protect the Adirondacks and several subsequent columns addressing our approach to drafting editorial positions, we’ve witnessed a tremendous response from readers and even other media outlets.
I wrote my first editorial for Denton Publications 23 years ago. Since then I’ve put my name on hundreds of opinion pieces and been a part of dozens of editorial board positions.
Those who choose to commit terror have been around since the beginning of time.
Your editorial, “Abolish Protect the Adirondacks” (Dec. 24, 2014), is poorly researched, inaccurate, and inflammatory—nothing more than an effort to silence those voices with which you disagree.
Mistakes and missteps are a part of life. No one is immune from making them. It’s how we choose to acknowledge and deal with them that makes all the difference in the world.
2014 has come and gone, leaving us with plenty of memories and plenty of things to look forward to.
As 2014 comes to a close, we also say god bye to Congressman Bill Owens who completes his term Dec 31.
Five years ago, our editorial board called for the Adirondack Park Agency to be abolished.
2015 already? I can’t believe how fast the years seem to fly by.