Stephen Tompkins, 63, is conducting a solitary protest, standing in the snow and cold by the road with a sign. We like his idea of patriotism. It belongs to each of us. We need to act on our convictions.

Letters to the Editor

Sherry Burgoon, president, Friends of Library, Patty Miller, coordinator, ENCORE! Books, Voorheesville

Meghana Uppala, Guilderland

After many months of soul-searching and discussion with my family, I decided not to run for re-election in March as Altamont’s Mayor.