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Let's assure the melee on Whitehall football field does not happen elsewhere

To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.

Optimism: A gift not to be wasted | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I worry at times about using this column too often to complain about a variety of topics that, to me, seems to have our country going in the wrong direction.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Aaron Woolf (Democratic Party)

Democratic candidate Aaron Woolf meets with our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Elise Stefanik (Republican Party)

Republican candidate Elise Stefanik talks shop with our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Matt Funiciello (Green Party)

Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello opens up to our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

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Embarrassed by the way my husband dresses | Style and Substance

My problem may seem a bit silly, but I am embarrassed by the way my husband dresses.

Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?

Nonprofit organizations abound throughout the North Country.

North Country Community Papers alive and doing well | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for the encouraging responses the staff and I have been receiving, regarding our news content in the papers.

Need for United Way never greater

The need for the services that United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. helps support has never been greater.

ACAP thanks

Everyone has heard the adage that it takes a village to raise a child.

Supports Affordable Care Act

I have two relatives whose medical conditions would make them totally uninsurable without the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare).

Grateful for support

As the Child Care program for Essex County, we are fortunate to work closely with Essex County Department of Social Services (DSS) and are grateful for the support they provide.

How has it come to this?

A glance at America today begs the question, “How have we come to this?”

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The Four Agreements | Scene in Plattsburgh - Style and Substance

The style & substance Fall Wellness Series focused on the second agreement in Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, “The Four Agreements”: Do not take anything personally.