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Editorial misleading

The Valley News Editorial “Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?” implies that not for profits don’t create jobs; paralyze economic development; serve hobbyists and insular groups (many of which represent seasonal residents;) don’t serve the poor; and create towns “preserved in amber” (aka playgrounds for the rich).

Breakdown tax relief received

A breakdown of the tax relief each non-profit receives would be educational for citizens and local governments in the North Country.

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

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Pooh Bear and Bella | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

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Do Not Make Assumptions | Style and Substance

Have you ever looked at another person and wanted to know his or her story?

Thank you farmers!

A big thank you from Mooers Wesleyan Food Pantry goes out to all the local farmers and gardeners who so generously shared their harvest with us.

Let's assure the melee on Whitehall football field does not happen elsewhere

To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.

Optimism: A gift not to be wasted | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I worry at times about using this column too often to complain about a variety of topics that, to me, seems to have our country going in the wrong direction.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Aaron Woolf (Democratic Party)

Democratic candidate Aaron Woolf meets with our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Elise Stefanik (Republican Party)

Republican candidate Elise Stefanik talks shop with our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Matt Funiciello (Green Party)

Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello opens up to our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

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Embarrassed by the way my husband dresses | Style and Substance

My problem may seem a bit silly, but I am embarrassed by the way my husband dresses.

Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?

Nonprofit organizations abound throughout the North Country.

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