Two recent Op-Ed pieces, an editorial and a letter to the editor, raise some interesting questions.
I am writing in response to your recent opinion column on the tax treatment of not for profit corporations in the Adirondacks.
Although the Adirondack woodlands remain primarily brown and damp, the Big Game Hunting Season is now in full swing.
I want my life to be better.
Now that we’ve all had out fill of the lovely fall colors, hot mulled cider and warm sugar donuts, it’s time to get down to the business of being from the North Country.
Last week will be footnoted as a week of needless deaths.
I deeply thank our Congressman Bill Owens for signing on to the House resolution 688 which calls for President Obama to pledge our country’s fair share to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization or GAVI.
“Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?”
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).
A breakdown of the tax relief each non-profit receives would be educational for citizens and local governments in the North Country.
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
A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.
An adoptable dog and cat
Have you ever looked at another person and wanted to know his or her story?
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.
- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the 2011 Northern Border Summit in Lake Placid
- Clinton, Essex and Franklin Co. District Attorneys attend Northern Border Summit in Lake Placid
- Cuomo launches the North Country Regional Economic Development Council
- Lewis has harsh words for APA board