One Hundred Years Ago – May, 1915
As I sat on our back deck soaking up the ambiance of our beloved Saranac River on Memorial Day morning, I reflected on many things including what we once called Decoration Day.
It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.
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.
Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have teamed up to give rail passengers a more inviting experience to the historic former military installation, which is widely seen as one of the region’s great cultural attractions.
Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.
Fifty Years Ago – May, 1965
Breast cancer and the importance of breast cancer screening has been in the news lately.
I read with interest the news release being circulated by Mindy Conway, sister-in-law of Chester supervisor Fred Monroe, in her quest to be the next town clerk for the town of Chester.
You might henceforth be justified in referring to me as a potty mouth.
What does stocking a river and being a firefighter have in common? Good question you ask.
Although most college students have already departed campus, high-school students are still preparing for final exams.
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.
Having been involved in close to 100 wars since 1776, the United States of America has been at war 222 out of those 239 years — 93 percent of the time — following the declaration of independence from the British.
Tolerance and respect for the beliefs of others provided they did not harm anyone was at one time considered a freedom of expression.