• D-Day prayer

    In tribute to the heroes who died June 6, 1944, and in recognition of the significance in history of "D-Day," the Press-Republican reprints the prayer offered that day by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    June 6, 2014

  • Editorial: Zombie-property measure passable North Country communities aren't the only municipalities facing the problems created by vacant and abandoned residential properties.

    June 5, 2014

  • Editorial: Congratulations to the losers Let's all give a tip of the hat for everyone who ran in or at least attended the Biggest Loser half-marathon and 5K races in Plattsburgh last Sunday.

    June 4, 2014

  • Editorial: An unfortunate comparison Plattsburgh has the misfortune -- or, to some, very good fortune -- to be situated practically within shouting distance of Burlington, Vt.

    June 3, 2014

  • Editorial: New York falling behind Astonishingly, the right of a person to speak out on a matter of importance to the public is still in peril in New York state.

    June 1, 2014

  • Editorial: Respond now to drug problem The New York State Legislature and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer are separately launching an urgently needed assault on the heroin problem in the nation, state and region.

    May 30, 2014

  • Editorial: Federal oversight becomes a must All of a sudden, there is a fierce public debate over electronic cigarettes, ostensibly created to help ease smokers off the real, tobacco ones.

    May 28, 2014

  • Editorial: The legacy of George Poitras It is unusual for the Press-Republican to devote an editorial to the achievements of a recently deceased North County citizen, for fear of giving too much weight to the contributions of one individual and none to others who are equally deserving.

    May 27, 2014

  • Editorial: Memorial Day is a day to remember Memorial Day has evolved since its inception just after the Civil War.

    May 25, 2014

  • Editorial: Repeal state Scaffold Law

    New York state has yet to address one of its archaic and erosive labor laws -- despite proddings again and again from newspapers and activist groups -- while declaring loudly that it wants to do all it can to attract new businesses and industries.

    May 23, 2014