Opinion

Tedra Cobb will fight to improve health care, lower costs

Letters to the Editor

I am writing in support of Tedra Cobb to be our next Congress person to represent the 21st District. Her opponent has voted to reduce health benefits in the Affordable Care Act, which has forced thousands to be dropped from their plans. Tedra Cobb will fight to improve health care and reduce ...

Letters to the Editor

Editorials

The letters to the editor in advance of the Nov. 6 election are coming in, and we love it. It’s great to see so many people passionate about having a voice in the direction of our nation, state and county government. A letter to the editor is an excellent, free opportunity to spread the ...

Limited in scope

Editorials

Behavior by some Democrat leaders in the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as a Supreme Court justice reminds one of some sports fans who just can’t believe their team lost. You know the refrain: We was robbed! But Democrats who engaged in character assassination against Kavanaugh ...

A new look at James Tedisco

Letters to the Editor

I voted for Mr. Tedisco – several times. He was the tax guy, the dog guy, and seemed to be such a nice man smiling in the newspaper pictures. This year I decided to verify my opinion by studying his voting record (votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/4401/james-tedisco). Here is what I ...

This election is important to our area

Letters to the Editor

This year’s election for the 21st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives is an important one for our community and our country. Elise Stefanik is the right choice. I closely follow the actions of public officials at all levels of government and it is clear that Stefanik ...

Justice must be served

Editorials

Entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein was chosen long ago as the poster pervert for the #MeToo movement. Yet this week, he became a reminder that justice in America is for everyone, not just people we like. Weinstein has been accused by many women of having used his power to victimize them ...

‘Thank you’ to Friends of the Gloversville Library

Letters to the Editor

In recognition of ‘Friends of Gloversville Public Library Week,’ I’d like to thank all members of the Friends for their commitment to the library and to the city of Gloversville. The library provides priceless public services, free of charge, to all who choose to take advantage of its ...

There is an outstanding candidate for governor

Letters to the Editor

It seems like every time Gov. Andrew Cuomo is elected, we get more and more in debt as a state and we become less and less free and nothing changes. Meanwhile we have an outstanding candidate by the name of Larry Sharpe this year who is running for governor of New York state, he’s running ...

Big shoes to fill

Editorials

Some in the White House are not especially fond of Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor who became this country’s ambassador to the United Nations under President Donald Trump. Still, there is evidence Trump himself understood her great value to Americans. Haley revealed this ...

Dayton King is an honorable man

Letters to the Editor

I’m writing this letter to the editor in response to Erica Kane’s Oct. 9, letter on Dayton J. King’s character as mayor of Gloversville. First of all I’m going to say that Ms. Kane stated that the honorable Dayton J. King denounced the Republican Party which is correct he did, but if ...

Elise Stefanik cares about the North Country

Letters to the Editor

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is determined to protect the fundamental rights and values of North Country residents. This includes protecting our Constitutional rights, supporting our military and veterans, and helping small businesses thrive. Elise is also very dedicated to supporting our ...

The sooner the better

Editorials

Space exploration is dangerous. No amount of technological advances and expensive safeguards changes the fact that the brave women and men who travel beyond the atmosphere have agreed to be strapped to the tops of massive amounts of explosives. We were reminded of the hazards this week, when ...

I am proud of Assemblyman Santabarbara and his work

Letters to the Editor

Success in our endeavors is only possible through a persistent application of energy, a strong vision, and the necessary expertise deliver a solution. In this area, we are lucky to have an assemblyman who has that energy, vision, and expertise to effectively meet and exceed our communities’ ...

The difference between the candidates is very clear

Letters to the Editor

National Rifle Association ratings were just released and the difference between the candidates is clearer than it has ever been. Democrat Tedra Cobb received an F. Representative Stefanik received an A. Cobb received the lowest score of any Congressional candidate to ever run in the North ...

Journalism matters

Editorials

This is National Newspaper Week, observed annually for 78 years in our country. The theme for 2018 is, “Journalism matters — now more than ever.” Journalism does matter. Fact-finders, reporters, questioners ... they matter precisely because too many in positions of power wish they did ...

You are not alone

Editorials

Here is a sobering fact — between 1959 and 1975, 58,000 American soldiers died in Vietnam. During that same time period, 51,000 American women were murdered by male partners. (Domestic Violence, The Shameful Facts, State of New Jersey, Dept. of Community Affairs, Division for Women, ...

People parking in handicapped spaces

Letters to the Editor

I would like to open peoples’ eyes about handicapped people. You can do things for yourself without help. You can walk and go to the bathroom and do everything by yourself. I have to wait for somebody to take me. But I can read peoples’ hearts. Now we’ve all got to respect other people ...

King mocks Rowback on social media and lacks character

Letters to the Editor

On Sept. 29, at 8:21 p.m. Mayor [Dayton] King made a public Facebook post related to Halloween. In the post, which tags the Gloversville Fire Department, King stated “I will likely dress up as a firefighter this year, if I can get my mustache to grow in.” As part of the post, King attached ...