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Dan Alexander

Daniel E. Alexander

While some of our readers may be pleased with my return, I’m certain others are thinking, “Oh no, not him again!” more

Aug 16, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

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Call it the shot heard around the Adirondack Park. more

Aug 9, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 9 Comments

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Every July, the heads of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSA) meet for the Central Committee meeting. more

Aug 2, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

It’s been a tragic year for rock and roll fans. more

Jul 26, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

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The election was just six months ago, but the cycle for New York’s 21st Congressional District is well underway. more

Jul 19, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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The mountain biking community is riding high after a series of recent developments have put the area on the map as a premier destination. more

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

Here we are. Graduation season, full of pomp and circumstance for departing high school graduates and their families. more

Jun 14, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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To say it’s been an exciting time for current affairs is an understatement. more

Jun 7, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

Several weeks ago, we warned about ongoing scam artists using false IRS information in order to take advantage of honest folks trying to do the right thing. more

Jun 7, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Local, homegrown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize. more

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

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You probably couldn’t tell from the weather, but summer is here, and like most Americans, we celebrated Memorial Day Weekend parked in front of our backyard barbeque grill. more

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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This week marks National EMS Week, a designation designed to honor the thousands of professionals who serve as part of the country’s emergency medical response system. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 PM Editorials

Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans. more

May 24, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

A typical week sees our newsroom receive all sorts of reader tips. more

May 17, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

Last week I had the privilege of serving as a panelist when the Keene Valley Library hosted their continuing series on current topics. more

May 17, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

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Rep. Elise Stefanik finally held a town hall meeting. more

May 10, 2017 9:56 AM Editorials

Like a family that is being ripped apart and can’t agree on anything as simple as which way to turn when we leave the driveway, let alone if we are even going to leave the driveway! more

May 10, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments

KEENE VALLEY — The Keene Valley Library will host a panel discussion on today’s news environment on May 8, continuing a series that began in February. more

May 5, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

Last week I wrote about nothing lasting forever. Everyday businesses, just as individuals, must continue to evolve and adapt to the constant change that is around every corner. more

May 3, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Several weeks ago, we warned about ongoing scam artists using false IRS information in order to take advantage of honest folks trying to do the right thing. more

Jun 7, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Local, homegrown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize. more

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans. more

May 24, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Last week I had the privilege of serving as a panelist when the Keene Valley Library hosted their continuing series on current topics. more

May 17, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Like a family that is being ripped apart and can’t agree on anything as simple as which way to turn when we leave the driveway, let alone if we are even going to leave the driveway! more

May 10, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments

Last week I wrote about nothing lasting forever. Everyday businesses, just as individuals, must continue to evolve and adapt to the constant change that is around every corner. more

May 3, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Nothing is forever, and those who think it will last forever should take a long look at the history of this country and world. more

Apr 26, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Is every major news story worthy of being beaten into the ground by over dramatization? more

Apr 19, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments

Current events continue to define a very unique time in the history of our nation. more

Apr 12, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

I really hate to be pessimistic. I also want to avoid being politically slanted, especially today when we see far too much of that in society and our temperament to wound a little too tight. more

Apr 5, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Some days it’s hard to be optimistic and positive about the future. Current events around the world and here at home cause us to wonder what the future holds. more

Mar 29, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

What is it about March snow storms that create such havoc? more

Mar 22, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

Earlier this week the country celebrated Freedom of Information Day. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

For those of you who may not remember was a 1966 hit comedy film based on the novel The Off-Islander. more

Mar 8, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

From our very beginning we’ve always worked under the premise that we were more than just a traditional newspaper. more

Mar 1, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

We read and hear way too much these days about the media, from trust and bias concerns to outright news fabrication. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists 2 Comments

Trust. Now there’s a word worth its weight in gold. more

Feb 15, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments

The Superbowl has truly become The Event the vast majority of us looks forward to each year as it brings the nation and even many parts of the world to a standstill. more

Feb 8, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

I had the privilege last week to attend Governor Cuomo’s meeting in Plattsburgh, one of many meetings he is holding around the state, stumping for support of his 2017 budget proposal. more

Feb 1, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

Yes, football is on my mind as I write today on Championship Sunday as four NFL teams battle for the chance to represent their conference in the Superbowl. more

Jan 25, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

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