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Another group forgotten

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

Securing our homeland | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

For years America used the conventional air waves of the Soviet block broadcasting Radio Free Europe and on the Island of Cuba with Radio Free Cuba.

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.

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Into the wild | Notes from the North Woods

I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.

New doors opening | Little Bits

Seven, eight, open the gate.” Did that conjure up any memories of your childhood? How about, “one, two, buckle my shoe?” I suppose you could stuff that in a category called Nursery Rhymes. It’s one of those things you learn very early and never forget.

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Furry Valentine adoption special | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce our upcoming bowling tournament fundraiser to be held on Saturday, Feb. 28th at the Mineville VFW Lanes, with two shifts: a morning session at 11 a.m. and afternoon session at 2 p.m.

North Country needs to think regionally with event planning | Editorial

You can’t beat Adirondack life during the summer —

Who loves to hear from the IRS? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans.

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.

A heartfelt thanks from High Peaks Hospice

It takes a special person to recognize and support an organization like High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Wild or not, off to the woods we go | Notes from the North Woods

Currently, the Adirondack Park remains the largest state protected area in the contiguous United States.

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Oil spill response | Conservation Conversations

Minus 18 degrees was displayed on the console of the truck when my cohort picked me up for the trip.

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My Furry Valentine | North Country SPCA

With Valentine’s Day swiftly approaching, love is in the air... puppy love, that is!

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Kinmen, Flight 235 and me | Guest Viewpoint

I work as a teacher trainer in Taipei and travel extensively. In the past 12 months, I’ve traveled about 30,000 kilometers to five cities outside of Taipei: Taichung, Taidong, Yilan, Kaohsiung.