Letters to the Editor


United Way grateful

We would like to take this opportunity to send a huge thank you to everyone in the North Country who supported The United Way of the Adirondack Region 2014 Fundraising Campaign.

Trivia Night a success

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties would like to thank the Lake Placid Rotary Club and its literacy committee for hosting another successful trivia night on April 1 at the Comfort Inn in Lake Placid.

Best editorial ever

Opinions, freedom, rights and wrongs - This editorial is the best editorial I have ever read and and should be featured on the front page of every newspaper, magazine, television, radio and other major media outlets instead of tucked away in a tiny Northwoods publication.

Seek NY opinion on pipeline

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is the largest business and economic development organization in northern New York and the Lake Champlain region, representing more than 4,200 predominantly small employers across Essex, Clinton, Franklin, Hamilton and northern Warren Counties.

Ryan praised

Just writing you about my experiences with one of your staff writers.

Editorial dismaying

Denton Publications publisher, Dan Alexander, may be right in urging caution regarding who controls ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned names & Numbers) but his portrayal of the US as having shown “unwavering support for freedom and transparency” is dismaying.

Editorial misleading

Last week’s editorial on the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) made an effort to present some facts and discuss both strengths and weaknesses of the ACA.

Seeking historical information

In 1917 the 80-acre Ross Lake, appeared for the first time.

Bill Orluk was compassionate, reassuring

It was such a great loss when Bill Orluk left the Chestertown Health Center.

Red Cross invites local citizens to become ‘Everyday Heroes’

Throughout the nation, March is Red Cross Month.

Column disappointing

Dan Alexander’s column on the Affordable Care Act (ACA, otherwise known as Obamacare) was greatly disappointing.

Scrabble a success

Twelve wordsmiths participated in Literacy Volunteers annual winter scrabble tournament on March 2.

Agrees with editorial

We at Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin applaud your editorial suggestion that Corrections parolees be offered training opportunities more in accord with the needs of their communities than college programs.

InBloom getting info on kids

North Country parents, do you know that your child is a source of data and dollars?

Not much time left

World War II Veterans are dying at a rate of 700 to 800 a day, they are in their late eighties and early nineties, there are less than one million left, soon there will be none of us left.