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In My Opinion: Rail companies must take action
I write to commend emergency response officials in Essex County for taking a proactive approach to the increasing number of freight trains carrying crude oil through our communities on the Canadian Pacific line, as described in the Feb, 23 article, "Essex County developing disaster-response plans as rail traffic grows," writes Rep. Bill Owens.
In My Opinion: Communal energy conservation urged
Recently, several articles appeared in the Press-Republican about the City of Plattsburgh's electric rates and energy policies, writes SUNY Plattsburgh assistant professor Curt Gervich.
In My Opinion: Support gave boost to broadcasting
As many of you know, this is my 40th and final year of broadcasting Plattsburgh State Cardinal Hockey, writes WIRY broadcaster Ducky Drake.
In My Opinion: Prison closures will increase danger
In January, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision released its annual report on the state of New York's prisons, writes NYSCOPBA President Donn Rowe.
In My Opinion: Everyone must commit to end smoking
Smoking-related illnesses will cause 5.6 million children alive today to die prematurely unless smoking rates drop, the latest Surgeon General's Report says, write no-smoking advocates Glenn Pareira and Kendra Gertsch.
In My Opinion: The right approach to youth sports
Another youth basketball season is upon us, writes Town of Ellenburg Youth Director Chris Brooks. Local counties do a great job of organizing these leagues for our children to be able to participate and learn skills at a young age.
In My Opinion: Fair evacuation plan needs review
A year has come and gone with another great professional job done by our Clinton County Fair management, putting on its best yet entertainment.
In My Opinion: New care models for aging population
Our communities are experiencing a growing percentage of older residents, who are becoming increasingly savvy when it comes to health-care decisions, according to the administrators of local nursing homes.
- In My Opinion: Respect diversity of gender November is Transgender Awareness Month across the United States -- a time to celebrate the diversity of gender that many Americans, and especially many New Yorkers, share.
In My Opinion: Gratitude for vets, growing pride
Today is Veterans Day. Much like our own military, this holiday has almost become forgotten in years past, writes North Country Honor Flight Director Danny Kaifetz.
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