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Address still a reminder

November 27, 2013 A century and a half ago, one of the most profound, beautifully written speeches in the English language was delivered by President Abraham Lincoln. more »»

Computers not to blame

November 25, 2013 Sit down for this one. more »»

Transparency still missing

November 24, 2013 We would like to know more details about why — after years of litigation — the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth’s two subsidiaries dropped their civil lawsuit against a pair of fired... more »»

Cheers and jeers

November 23, 2013 JEERS — To getting out of jail free. In Rensselaer, John Halacy, accused of sexually abusing two girls, ages 13 and 14, walked out of court Wednesday a free man — for now. more »»

Remember JFK tragedy

November 22, 2013 Fifty years ago today, charismatic young President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The horror of a U.S. more »»

State overtime out of control

November 21, 2013 To say New York state spends money like a drunken sailor is an insult — to sailors, who couldn’t waste in a lifetime the money the state manages to spend in a year. State Comptroller Thomas P. more »»

Make room for housing

November 20, 2013 As more Baby Boomers approach retirement age, having affordable housing for senior citizens will be key to keeping some of our elders in the local area. more »»

Plow under phony farms

November 19, 2013 Though getting government spending under control often is seen as a Democrats vs. Republicans battle, some of the most egregious waste gets bipartisan support. “Farm support” spending is exhibit No. more »»

Cut red tape to help needy

November 18, 2013 Whenever anyone in the world is suffering from a massive natural disaster, Americans are among the first to send aid. That is as it should be. more »»

Tax relief welcome

November 17, 2013 While we have not hit Thanksgiving yet, some local officials appear set to give their constituents a reason to be thankful this Turkey Day. more »»

Cheers and jeers

November 16, 2013 JEERS — To another act of despicable theft. A?total of $700 worth of tools was stolen from a construction site. That is bad enoug. more »»

Some deals best avoided

November 15, 2013 Barack Obama is not the first U.S. president to be taken in by con games pursued by other world leaders. more »»

Remember fire safety

November 14, 2013 Now that cold weather is settling in, people should take the time to think about fire safety. Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. The U.S. more »»

Monuments must be open

November 13, 2013 Sometimes, our elected and appointed government officials just do not think. It happened just a few weeks ago, during the so-called “government shutdown. more »»

Keep watch over funds

November 12, 2013 The recent arrest of Sandra Yost for allegedly stealing more than $13,000 from the Fulton United Soccer Club should remind all of us of the need for strict scrutiny of the finances of our local... more »»

Show veterans appreciation

November 11, 2013 Today, which is Veterans Day, we pause to thank the men and women who so proudly and diligently have served our nation. As a society, there is much we can do for our veterans every da. more »»

Give veterans their benefits

November 10, 2013 Given the sacrifices our nation’s veterans make, they should not have to worry about getting needed benefits when they come hom. more »»

Cheers and jeers

November 9, 2013 CHEERS —?To the bell ringers. Friday, our area’s Salvation Army held its first Kettle Kick-Off breakfas. more »»

Let tax credit finally expire

November 8, 2013 Finding and pursuing a cause dear to the hearts of liberal politicians has become the newest get-rich-quick scheme in the United State. more »»

Standards need patience

November 7, 2013 Given that concerned parents packed the HFM-BOCES campus at a recent event to get information about the Common Core, clearly there are still concerns about the new educational standards. more »»



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