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Stealing a line from Gordon Lightfoot’s song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”: “The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy.” Read more

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Each week as I sit down in front of the computer screen to offer some perspective on current affairs, my goal is twofold. From this simple businessman’s perch, I hope to offer an optimistic approach to the future and try to give readers something to Read more

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In the past two months since launching our Support for Community Journalism, we’ve heard from 289 readers and they have contributed $9,940 to date. Read more

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It’s Sunday afternoon, Jan. 26, and I just learned of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other individuals yet to be named in a helicopter accident in California. Read more

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Impeachment phase II has now begun. We continue to witness the ratcheting up of hardball politics, with each move on the chess table. Both sides are forced to circle the wagons while moving farther left and right to protect the power they now enjoy. Read more

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Among the things, I dislike about coverage of national sports are the various articles about the possible outcomes of future events. More importantly, are the upcoming 2020 elections and how our world turmoil will be affected by their outcome. Read more

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Just when you think it can’t get any worse. Wouldn’t you know we find a way to do just that? Read more

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Since The Sun launched the Support Local Journalism campaign, I’ve had an opportunity to talk with dozens of readers and community leaders about our efforts. A number of questions come up regarding what we are trying to accomplish. Read more

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This time of year, we should all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love, and even those we hardly know. Many feel their most profound joy when they can bring a smile to a perfect stranger. Read more

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Our business model and our rural communities are currently undergoing some significant changes that must be addressed. Read more

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Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

Editorials

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The joys of living life to the fullest are the opportunities to renew and celebrate our traditions. Holiday preparations and events serve to bring family and friends together while strengthening the bonds between them. Read more

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As we honored those who served in the military earlier this week on Veterans Day, we were reminded of a task not yet completed. Read more

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Ever since the day after our last presidential election, the Democrats have been resisting the current administration with every conceivable approach they can muster. Read more

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Anyone in business today will tell you these are very interesting and challenging times in which we find ourselves. Read more

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We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

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As another summer draws to an end and the days grow shorter, we try to squeeze in those summertime activities before the season changes, and we’ll soon find ourselves anxiously awaiting summer 2020. Read more

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Last week’s column about the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton received a fair amount of commentary this week. It seems the column struck a nerve on both sides of the aisle, but not for reasons you may think. Read more

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From New York to California, Iowa to Louisiana, high-profile shootings have robbed America of the men and women that have sworn to protect their communities. Read more

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Last weekend during the heatwave, I had the chance to watch several television programs on the 50th anniversary of the NASA moon landing by Apollo 11. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The prestigious Good Scout Award was given this year in honor to Dan and Gayle Alexander, owners and publishers of Sun Community News, and Rosemary Souza-Botten a community partner. Read more

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Each week as I sit down in front of the computer screen to offer some perspective on current affairs, my goal is twofold. From this simple businessman’s perch, I hope to offer an optimistic approach to the future and try to give readers something to Read more

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Dan Alexander

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In the past two months since launching our Support for Community Journalism, we’ve heard from 289 readers and they have contributed $9,940 to date. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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It’s Sunday afternoon, Jan. 26, and I just learned of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other individuals yet to be named in a helicopter accident in California. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Among the things, I dislike about coverage of national sports are the various articles about the possible outcomes of future events. More importantly, are the upcoming 2020 elections and how our world turmoil will be affected by their outcome. Read more

Guest Columnists 1 Comments

Dan Alexander

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Since The Sun launched the Support Local Journalism campaign, I’ve had an opportunity to talk with dozens of readers and community leaders about our efforts. A number of questions come up regarding what we are trying to accomplish. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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This time of year, we should all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love, and even those we hardly know. Many feel their most profound joy when they can bring a smile to a perfect stranger. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Our business model and our rural communities are currently undergoing some significant changes that must be addressed. Read more

Guest Columnists

Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

Editorials

Dan Alexander

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The joys of living life to the fullest are the opportunities to renew and celebrate our traditions. Holiday preparations and events serve to bring family and friends together while strengthening the bonds between them. Read more

Guest Columnists

Dan Alexander

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As we honored those who served in the military earlier this week on Veterans Day, we were reminded of a task not yet completed. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Ever since the day after our last presidential election, the Democrats have been resisting the current administration with every conceivable approach they can muster. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Last week’s column about the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton received a fair amount of commentary this week. It seems the column struck a nerve on both sides of the aisle, but not for reasons you may think. Read more

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As an actuary who spent most of my career in support of federal pension regulation, I am never comfortable with those who wish to use tax policy to turn much-needed pension provision into estate-building vehicles. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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From New York to California, Iowa to Louisiana, high-profile shootings have robbed America of the men and women that have sworn to protect their communities. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Last weekend during the heatwave, I had the chance to watch several television programs on the 50th anniversary of the NASA moon landing by Apollo 11. Read more

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In 1985 while playing a pickup game of softball, I chased down a foul ball. Even though it hit the ground and there was no play to be made, I charged the ball hard and stuck my left leg in the ground and leaned, apparently awkwardly, with my... Read more

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I wonder at times if Americans have gotten too caught up in the current day hustle and bustle of life to reflect on what a great country we are privileged to call home. Read more

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The month of July has been a special month in the hearts of American patriots for a very long time. Read more

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    Dan Alexander is the publisher of Sun Community News

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    In Memory of Doc - Emma Cee, left, and Susie Allott approach the finish line at the 35th Annual Doc Lopez Run for Health, held on Saturday, March 21 in Keene Valley and Elizabethtown.