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Let voters have a say

November 15, 2015 The city of Johnstown should try to let voters decide on the merits of each item in the recently defeated proposition to change the city charte. more »»

Cheers and jeers

November 14, 2015 CHEERS — To the cleanup crew. Kids’ efforts make a difference in our communities. One shining example is the recent community cleanup effort by the Gloversville Middle School Builders Club. more »»

Vote in favor of capital plan

November 13, 2015 People who want to strike a blow against high taxes and out-of-control state spending by voting against the Gloversville Enlarged School District’s capital project would be cutting off their nose to... more »»

Obama wrong on pipeline

November 12, 2015 It was bad enough when President Barack Obama used the proposed Keystone XL pipeline for domestic political reasons, to placate his radical environmentalist base. more »»

Show support for veterans

November 11, 2015 About 890,000 veterans live in New York state, and nearly three-quarters of them served during wartime, according to a recent report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. more »»

Get state its fair share

November 10, 2015 While it is hardly surprising that New York state pays more in taxes to the federal government than it gets back in federal spending, a recent report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli still... more »»

Monitor media time

November 9, 2015 Many people still remember a time when it was the number of hours children spent in front of “the boob tube” that was worrisome. Technology has made that an old-fashioned concern. more »»

Officials must communicate

November 8, 2015 City of Johnstown officials and the Johnstown Water Board must do a better job of communicating with each other in 201. more »»

Cheers and jeers

November 7, 2015 CHEERS — To a million bucks. The Gloversville Public Library announced last week it’s getting a $1 million donation from the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation. more »»

Be careful with wage

November 6, 2015 At the end of 2015, the minimum wage for New York state is scheduled to go to $9 per hour. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a proposal that would lead to the state having a minimum wage of $15. more »»

Opportunity with deal

November 5, 2015 Conservatives in Congress made a mistake by approving a two-year federal budget. President Barack Obama could barely contain his glee over the measur. more »»

Criminal histories matter

November 4, 2015 America has been a land of second chances for many people. For that reason, President Barack Obama’s call for better efforts to integrate ex-convicts into society probably will resonate among many. more »»

Be good hosts for film

November 3, 2015 By now, many of the residents of Fulton County are aware a movie involving actor Johnny Knoxville is being filmed locally. more »»

Feds must obey rules

November 2, 2015 Many of us are aggravated by “robocalls” to our cell phones from people attempting to sell us things or convince us to donate to allegedly worthy cause. more »»

Participate in process

November 1, 2015 Local government often affects people more than state or national government. That’s why it’s so important for local voters to get to the polls Tuesday. This is a busy year for local elections. more »»

Cheers and jeers

October 31, 2015 CHEERS — To choosing the chamber of commerce. more »»

Drive carefully on Halloween

October 30, 2015 If you’re going to pick a day to be extra careful when driving, Halloween is the da. more »»

Clinton aimed to protect self

October 29, 2015 No one reacted with a sense of alarm and protectiveness to repeated pleas for help from U.S. diplomatic personnel in Benghazi, Libya during the months before Sept. 11, 2012. more »»

No one left accountable

October 28, 2015 Look under “accountability” in the dictionary and who knows whose pictures you may see? What will not accompany the text is a portrayal of a federal bureaucra. more »»

Work with developer

October 27, 2015 The Historic Preservation Review Board recently voted down a request from Two Great Guys Realty to allow for the demolition of the former Littauer Building, located just south of the center of... more »»



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