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Vote third party

Democrats received a shellacking last week in a wave election that saw Republicans rack up their highest numbers in the House of Representatives since the 1920s.

Voter suppression in Essex County?

Voting is an important right, many would say also an obligation.

Will we never learn? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

When someone makes one of the following statements how do you feel?

Thank a veteran

Every member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is a veteran who served honorably as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States in a foreign war, insurrection or expedition.

Delaying Social Security could increase lifetime income | Guest Viewpoint

Essex County residents who are nearing retirement age can increase their lifetime income if they can wait a bit to start drawing Social Security benefits.

America no longer a Republic

I agree with your editorial, except for the last part. America was founded as a republic, and ceased to be one in 1923.

National diabetes month

November is National Diabetes Month. Dedicating a month to diabetes helps raise awareness of the issues surrounding the disease and of the many people impacted by it.

Getting the job done right | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By the time you read this column the long awaited results from the 2014 mid-term election are now known.

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November is here! | Notes from the North Woods

The month of November has finally arrived on the wall calendar. I should have seen it coming, but I prefer not to spend much time gauging the time.

Comparing my life to others | Style and Substance

I constantly feel that I don’t have enough time, enough money, enough happiness.

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Come meet Jax and Bear | Elmore SPCA

Two adoptable dogs

Editorial far from misleading

The Valley News editorial “Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?” was simply asking a question:

We should all be allowed death with dignity

Things that give us great anxiety often come in the form of questions that will never be answered.

Sees non-profits in a different light

I am writing in response to your recent opinion column on the tax treatment of not for profit corporations in the Adirondacks.

Takes umbrage with editorial, policy

Two recent Op-Ed pieces, an editorial and a letter to the editor, raise some interesting questions.