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Speaking out

With reference to the letter to the editor in the Feb. 28 edition by James Ballard titled “Concerned” I applaud your candor and conciseness.

Demonizing and dehumanizing

The Town of Lake George has come under attack by the giant Tree Hugging Environmental Aestheticists, or THEA.

Demonizing, dehumanizing those who disagree

The Town of Lake George has come under attack by the giant Tree Hugging Environmental Aestheticists, or THEA.

Smart growth a threat to home rule

The Adirondack Council recently stated that they’ve joined Governor Cuomo and the APA to support Smart Growth initiatives.

Letter contained veiled agenda

I read with dismay James Bullard’s letter in the Feb. 28 issue of Valley News on the subject of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s forthcoming address to Congress.

Bauer off base on how to protect

In your Feb. 21 edition of the Valley News, Peter Bauer wrote a detailed defense of Protect’s lawsuit of the APA’s approval of the ACR’s development near Tupper Lake.

French language cuts are a mistake

On Thursday Jan. 29, Quebec Minister of International Relations Christine St-Pierre pointed out that in 2013, the total value of trade between Quebec and New York State was nearly 6.7 billion U.S. dollars.

Dine United event a success

The United way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. partnered with several restaurants from Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties to hold the fifth “DINE UNITED” event on Jan. 21.

Beating those winter blues

Are you tired of feeling tired, grumpy, or sad?

Israel leader shouldn’t try to influence US policy

I am sure that I am not alone in expressing my dismay to you that Netanyahu of Israel is scheduled soon to speak before a joint session of Congress.

Thanks to the volunteers

On Tuesday, February 17, a fire destroyed my home on Sawmill Way in Minerva.

Another group forgotten

Letters to editors are generally ideal tools to use to increase awareness about people, issues and troubles in the community.

Smoking a chronic condition, not fodder for scorn

“I hate people who smoke.”

Court actions are a major part of American democracy

In their recent Letter to the Editor (Jan. 22, 2015, “A History of Litigation”) Philadelphia developer Michael Foxman and his partner Thomas Lawson, representatives of Adirondack Club & Resort (ACR) in Tupper Lake, impugned the “high motives” of Protect the Adirondacks in bringing a lawsuit against the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) for permitting this massive 6,000-acre development.

Be vigilant when giving out personal information

A number of years ago, I wrote a letter to the editor discussing my feelings toward the electronic health records... and here we are with a huge leak of info.