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FM’s value sure to rise

September 29, 2013 Fulton-Montgomery Community College celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, it should be noted the school has played an important — and unique — role in higher education in the area. more »»

Cheers and jeers

September 27, 2013 CHEERS — To a joint effort. more »»

Coal rules will be costly

September 27, 2013 Recently, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy announced new government limits on coal-fired power plants. more »»

Less gov’t would help

September 26, 2013 It’s bad enough New York state has so much government. What makes the problem even worse is that some of that government just isn’t very goo. more »»

Meeting not about action

September 25, 2013 Worrying about whether Americans seeking advice about the national health care law will fall victims to identity theft seems to have been an afterthought for President Barack Obama. more »»

Local effect troublesome

September 24, 2013 Recently, we published a story about the demise of Carville National Leather Corp., a leather tannery in operation in the city of Johnstown since 1967. more »»

Taxpayers should attend Perth meetings

September 24, 2013 We are amid a runaway train wreck and our elected officials are the conductors. New York state is the most taxed state in the nation. When Gov. more »»

Disaster aid not for parking

September 23, 2013 No one ought to go through the devastation suffered by hundreds of thousands of people in the Gulf States when Hurricane Katrina hit there in August 2005. more »»

Get on board with rail study

September 22, 2013 A completed Rail Trail running from Broadalbin to the Erie Canal would be a joy and a small triumph for the area. more »»

Cheers and jeers

September 21, 2013 JEERS — To poor parenting. Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway’s rural vacation home in Rensselaer County was trashed during a Labor Day weekend party attended by 200 to 400 teenagers. more »»

Security needs a look

September 20, 2013 Aaron Alexis, who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, was a mentally ill man with a grudge against the Navy. more »»

Corrupt should lose pensions

September 19, 2013 There are only a few things that can be considered certainties in New York state: death, taxes and state politicians collecting their pensions, even if they wind up in jail for corruption. more »»

Bullying a serious issue

September 18, 2013 Among the most heart-wrenching, deeply troubling stories in the news last week was that of a 12-year-old Florida girl who committed suicide after being bullied for nearly a year. more »»

Give details about work

September 17, 2013 State lawmakers should comply with requests from the state’s new anti-corruption commission, but we suspect some legislators will put up a fight. more »»

Terrorism must end

September 16, 2013 About a year ago, as Americans observed another anniversary of the Sept. more »»

Tax break a good idea

September 15, 2013 Tax breaks are not always a good idea. Some amount to little more than payback for politically connected groups. more »»

Cheers and jeers

September 14, 2013 CHEERS — To a special nonagenarian. Well-known and respected Johnstown resident Arlene Sitterly undoubtedly will suffer this coming week from a bit of laryngiti. more »»

Get to know candidates

September 12, 2013 While another set of primaries has come and gone, we hope local voters will use the time until the general election Nov. 5 wisely. more »»

Bureaucracy needs clean up

September 11, 2013 Federal prosecutors say that for 12 years, Environmental Protection Agency official John C. Beale got away with ripping off taxpayers. more »»

Tax cuts will boost area

September 10, 2013 The economy in the local area could use a boost. more »»



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