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Originality means more

I have been reading with interest the exchange between Mr. Binczik and Mr. Sharkey on the Pledge of Allegiance; and I think it’s time to approach this subject from a different perspective.

Discrediting the messenger an old trick

Jeff Kleiman has responded (Valley News, June 6) to a Letter to the Editor of mine (prior week), in a fashion similar to the first time, which was six months ago.

Senators stop the haters

I call on you to reject all rent control bills and legislation.

Have fun without drinking and driving

Summer is approaching and we are headed into the busy tourist season. Many people visit Hamilton County to vacation and relax.

A response

Reader John Sharkey recently took exception to a letter to the editor I previously wrote criticizing publisher Dan Alexander for misstating historical facts by asserting that the founding fathers’ vision for our country stressed the importance of it being a “nation under God.”

Obama directs agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry

Last Tuesday, President Obama directed federal agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry in government cafeterias.

E-cigarettes are a threat to children

Are e-cigarettes safe? While the answer to that question remains unclear, one thing is certain: E-cigarettes pose a serious threat to our children.

Sweet Adelines welcome new chorus

Champlain Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines would like to thank the fourteen women who joined with us on Wednesday, June 3, for the first night of our six-week summer SINGsation workshop.

All welcome to Cycle Adks event

Tuesday, June 9, will mark 75 days until Cycle Adirondacks, Wildlife Conservation Society’s new road-cycling tour of the Park and the surrounding region.

God is involved

The liberal ideology espoused by Mr. Binczik needs an abrupt rebuke.

Honoring ‘Decoration Day’

Memorial Day was initiated in 1868 as “Decoration Day” to honor the fallen in the Civil War.

Disagrees with part of column

While I agree with Dan Alexander that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is being absurdly heavy-handed in their objection to Air Force Major General Craig Olson’s official proselytizing (the subject of Mr. Alexander’s May 23 Publisher’s Column), I object to his stepping well beyond the historical facts about our nation in his eagerness to condemn – or should I say damn? – this secular group.

Importance of Breast Cancer awareness

Breast cancer and the importance of breast cancer screening has been in the news lately.

Honor Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, Homeward Bound Adirondacks joins in remembering and honoring those members of the armed forces who died in service to our nation.

Common Core a bad idea

You began your editorial concerning Common Core with “Everyone’s frustrated.” So it’s logical to surmise that if everyone is frustrated then all of us can’t be wrong.

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