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- In My Opinion: Larger impact seen from loss of St. Mary's Decision to close St. Mary's School in Champlain will hurt the parish as well as our children, writes longtime Northern Tier journalist Calvin Castine.
In My Opinion: Public comments always welcome
Inaccurate statements by the public takes away from true community discussion of issues.
In My Opinion: Restricted hours only for large requests
To be clear, it is Town of Plattsburgh's policy to allow anyone who wishes to FOIL information to do so during the hours that the Town Clerk's Office is open, Plattsburgh Town Council members write in an In My Opinion.
In My Opinion: Brohinsky fatigued, but not a quitter
I recently received a phone call from Tabatha Finnegan, granddaughter of one of the North Country's most active citizens, Harold Brohinsky, writes Dr. J.W. Wiley of Plattsburgh State. She informed me that this founder of the region's Human Rights Commission and long-time local business owner was deathly ill and requesting a conversation with me. I immediately rearranged my schedule.
- In My Opinion: Ignoring study sets dangerous precedent In light of the recent decision to reinstall a traffic light at the intersection of Elm and Margaret streets, I felt compelled to clarify serious misconceptions that persist about traffic signals, Ward 2 Councilor Mark Tiffer writes.
- In My Opinion: State of confusion in public schools Whether you feel that New York's public-school reform agenda is necessary or not, there is much to be concerned about regarding its rationale, how it is being pursued and its potential, negative impact on student achievement, former Peru Central School Board President Rod Driscoll writes.
In My Opinion: Supports action to protect vulnerable citizens
Many of us have followed with great concern and frustration the tragic stories of neglect, physical assault and sexual abuse against New Yorkers with special needs and disabilities, writes Bob Ross, CEO and president of St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers.
In My Opinion: A new focus for mental well-being
The opening of Behavorial Health Services North's Center for Well-Being at 2155 State Route 22B in Morrisonville on April 23 reflects the opening of a new chapter in the story of the treatment of mental illness now under way in our country, Behavorial Health Services North CEO Harry Cook writes.
In My Opinion: Cultural issues need attention
Amid the various issues debated as we approach the next elections, two are important to all individuals here, as in the rest of the country: debates over birth control and over interest owed on student loans, writes Plattsburgh State professor Mark Cohen.
In My Opinion: Project labor agreements defended
As president of the New York State Building & Construction Trades Council, representing more than 200,000 unionized construction workers, I must respond to Stephen Lefebvre's editorial about Crown Point Bridge project.
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