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In My Opinion: Response to BCS budget criticisms
We have often wondered why people who think they have all of the answers do not realize they don't, write former Beekmantown Central School Board members Karen Armstrong and Stan Kourofsky.
In My Opinion: Divided loyalties on Keeseville dissolution
I feel that over the nine months, the Keeseville Dissolution Committee performed a very comprehensive study of our task and presented a detailed and complete draft plan to the Village Board on schedule, write committee member Leon Clodgo.
In My Opinion: Accountability, control lacking
The abuse of New York state high-school referees and officials by parents, fans and others is so common as to almost "come with the territory" or job, writes longtime official and coach James Lacey.
In My Opinion: Civil discussion of AMC plan needed
As revenues to Adirondack Health diminish from improved outpatient services and decreasing insurance reimbursement, the cost of the low-census Lake Placid Emergency Department may not be justified, writes local surgeon Dr. Claude Roland.
In My Opinion: It needn't be rails vs. trails
It should be noted that the focus of Adirondack North Country Association's resolution is on the "mixed-use management objectives" of the existing Unit Management Plan, writes Stephen M. Erman, president of the Adirondack North Country Association Board.
In My Opinion: Shaping the American identity
What an interesting time to be an American, especially considering the construction of the American identity, writes J.W. Wiley, director of the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Diversity, Pluralism and Inclusion.
In My Opinion: American way or American waist?
How will the saga about New York City soda size end, and why should we care? asks SUNY Plattsburgh associate professor of nutrition Jorunn Gran-Henriksen.
In My Opinion: Standardized tests about making money
Experts agree, what should be abundantly clear about the use of standardized tests is that statistically based, oversimplified measures of performance are unable to account for the complexity in educational systems or account for the variety of individual learning outcomes, writes veteran educator Robert L. Arnold.
In My Opinion: Health-care costs must be controlled
My assets are less than what I owe, and it is getting worse.
In My Opinion: New York forests need help regenerating
Recent studies by Cornell University and The Nature Conservancy concluded that up to 70 percent of our state's forestland is not regenerating.
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