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Opinion

Accurate information critical to census

Editorials

Learning how many people live in the United States — and how they live — is important for any number of reasons. That is why the census is conducted every decade. Information the census collects is of interest not just to demographers. It is used to apportion states’ members of the ...

Chili: a concise and biased history

Guest Commentary

I have followed Yvona Fast for decades, always insightful and an obviously talented chef, but her Feb. 20 Weekender article on chili seemed to miss the mark. She included beans, which requires comment and, perhaps, aprobation. Chile con carne is a stew of chile peppers (Capsicum annuum) and ...

Why socialism stinks

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Here are the top 10 reasons why socialism stinks: 1. Leads to wealth-stealing high taxes. 2. Inefficient government takes over production by nationalization of privately owned companies. 3. It reduces choice — business and personal. 4. Gun control leading to ...

Have to cap transient rental permits

Letters to the editor

To the editor: The recent letter and commentary on short-term rentals were amusing and of interest. (I hope that it was intended.) But I don’t think it really helps solve the problem. The one critical issue that no one seems to consider is that you desperately need to cap the number ...

Unacceptable!

Columns

On Friday, Feb. 7 there was a major snowstorm in much of upstate New York, with Franklin County getting around 15 to 20 inches. Most of that Friday saw intense snowfall, with accumulating snow on our roads despite constant plowing by the various highway departments. Although with all county ...

Hoping bad deeds don’t kill good ones

Editorials

Millions of American boys, along with millions of others worldwide, became better men because of the Boy Scouts. For them, the more than century-old organization helped build character and taught valuable skills. But more than 12,000 boys in the scouts became victims of the adults they and ...

Adirondack winter vacations

Columns

I could not believe my eyes as I stumbled across — er, I mean, went to my systematically, automatically prearranged, numbered files of old Enterprise copies and found this … An eight-page copy of the Enterprise, dated Jan. 2, 1954, a mere 66 years ago — a special edition with a ...

What about enablers?

Editorials

Harvey Weinstein may be going to prison for a long time. Good. His years of victimizing women should be punished. This week in a New York courtroom, Weinstein was found guilty of rape and sexual assault against two women. He is to be sentenced, to as long as 29 years in prison, on March 11. ...

Big problem with bail reform

Columns

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 New York state’s new “bail reform law” is flawed in many respects; regardless, it went into effect Jan. 1. You may be asking yourself, what does this law entail, and how will it affect the criminal justice system? After serving 29 years in law enforcement, I felt compelled to share with ...

Miracle on Ice in Vegas

Letters to the editor

To the editor, and Mike Eruzione: The captain didn’t know taking part in the rally, putting on the “Keep America Great” hat, being cheered by Trump’s base who were all there to show their support of his reelection would be considered “a disgrace” and would ignite controversy? ...

Quit whining about Trump

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Lou (Reuter)’s whining about about President Trump because the ’80 Olympic hockey team appeared on stage with our “divisive” president is small grapes for a supposed sports journalist. Only liberals find him divisive. Trump has honored his running platform and will ...

From heroes to toads

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Unfortunately what happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas. One thoughtless decision can make heroes into toads, as the onstage performance of the 1980 Olympic hockey team disappointingly points out. Writer Lou Reuter said it eloquently and painfully in his opinion piece ...

Coronavirus to go away in spring?

Letters to the editor

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 To the editor: When the president is universally known to espouse falsehoods large and small, his assurances that springtime will offer respite from the likely coronavirus outbreak predicted by Centers for Disease Control experts caused stock markets to tank. The markets know Trump, in a ...

Playing safely with a dog

Columns

With children and dogs out and about as spring approaches, something is bound to happen when the two groups encounter each other, particularly if a child provokes a dog resulting in a dog provoking a child. Believe it or not, there are over 4.5 million dog bites that occur each year. If you ...

Now you see it …

Columns

If you ever decide to become a magician, you must learn The First Law of Magic, which is this: There’s no such thing as magic. Huh? What? No such thing as magic? Am I toying with you? Not at all. There’s a very good reason magicians never reveal a secret: namely, to spare ...

Use common sense with coronavirus

Editorials

So, how worried should I be about COVID-19? What do I need to do to keep myself and my loved ones safe? There is reason for concern about COVID-19, the coronavirus that has spread to 50 countries after breaking out in China. As of Thursday morning, the disease had killed about 2,800 people. ...

She remains a star

Editorials

Though she lived an incredibly full 101 years, the death of Katherine Johnson came as a bit of a surprise — and some sadness. Giants like she was seem as though they will be with us forever. And Johnson was, truly, an American giant. Despite all the challenges that came with being born a ...

On psychology and education

Columns

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 In 2009, seven years before the elections of 2016, Niall Bradley wrote about psychopaths in “From Truth to Power: Souless Psychopaths Rule Our World”: “While psychopaths promote vigorously certain ideologies, they are blatant liars and feel no attachment to the words they utter. ...

Olympic 40th thanks

Letters to the editor

To the editor: I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who participated in our 40th Anniversary Celebration of the 1980 Winter Olympics. It does truly take a village to pull off an event like this, and it takes a village to embrace the endeavor and savor the experience. Thank you ...

Many thanks for Olympic 40th celebration

Letters to the editor

To the editor: We would like to acknowledge the hard work and success of the 40th anniversary of the Lake Placid Olympics committee and all of the businesses, organizations and individuals that made this possible. Not only did this event highlight the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Olympic ...