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Editorial Roundup: New York

Sep. 23, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy The New York Times Sept. 19 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87, will forever have two legacies. The one Americans could be focusing on right now is the one of legal...

Adirondack Diversity Initiative Director Nicole Hylton-Patterson addresses the media during a news conference outside the Essex County Courthouse in Elizabethtown, N.Y., on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Hylton-Patterson, who became the first-ever director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative in December 2019, moved to the Adirondack Mountains to try to make this vast and overwhelmingly white region more welcoming to people like her. (Elizabeth Izzo/Adirondack Daily Enterprise via AP)

In white Adirondacks, racism may be toughest hill to climb

Sep. 14, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Nicole Hylton-Patterson moved to the Adirondack Mountains to help make this vast, and overwhelmingly white, region more welcoming to people who, like her, are Black. The job has not been easy. While the death of George Floyd gave her mission a jolt of urgency, the “Go Back...