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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 »»

Laws must be followed

September 9, 2013 Marijuana is illegal under federal law. Yet Attorney General Eric Holder has decided not to interfere in any way with two states where recreational use of the drug has become permissible. more »»

Get out the vote Tuesday

September 8, 2013 Local registered voters need to turn out for the area primaries Tuesday. more »»

Cheers and jeers

September 7, 2013 JEERS —?To changing a meeting date. For years, the Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education held its monthly meetings on the second Monda. more »»

Privacy must be protected

September 6, 2013 We are reminded frequently that the federal government can be the enemy of our freedoms. One of those freedoms is the right to privac. more »»

Use patience around buses

September 5, 2013 Once again, there are no more easy-morning commutes for many local drivers. Students in many area school districts start classes today. more »»

Choice falls to Congress

September 4, 2013 President Barack Obama finally has decided to submit the decision on war with Syria to Congress. more »»

Explanation Required

September 3, 2013 Local officials need to speak up, especially when they are concerned the state or federal government is not providing the area with the help it needs. more »»

Assault a serious crime

September 2, 2013 Vicious teenagers have been in the news from both Duncan, Okla., and Spokane, Wash. In Oklahoma, three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17, allegedly shot an Australian college student to death “for fun. more »»

Use funds for city needs

September 1, 2013 The Gloversville Common Council appears set to take its time and decide the best way for the city to use the $10,000 donated from the Overlook Ridge Apartments. That’s goo. more »»

Cheers and jeers

August 31, 2013 JEERS — To not taking a vote. There may be no study on building a highway from Thruway Exit 28 in Fultonville to Route 30A near the Johnstown Industrial Park. more »»

Don’t rush into Syria

August 30, 2013 Terming use of chemical weapons in the Syrian civil war a “red line” that, if crossed, would result in decisive U.S. action was a mistake on President Barack Obama’s part. more »»

State workers must behave

August 29, 2013 The hot air in Albany is not only coming from the Sheridan Avenue Steam Plant, but also from bureaucrats who claim this time steps have been taken to solve misbehavior by state employees. more »»

No reason for return to Iraq

August 28, 2013 Forty-six people were killed in Iraq on Sunday, as it becomes clearer and clearer the U.S. strategy to pacify that country was a dismal, bloody, expensive failure. more »»

Fatal accidents require tests

August 27, 2013 It is inspiring to see how quickly people can go from mourning the loss of a friend and loved one to helping others. more »»

Ready site for nuclear waste

August 26, 2013 Among the most serious energy-related challenges facing the United States is what to do with waste generated at nuclear power plants, health care facilities and other users of radioactive materials. more »»

Speak up about blight

August 25, 2013 When people see a dilapidated building that is an eyesore in their neighborhood, it is common to hear them say, “How did it get this bad?” Often, the answer is people ignored the problem. more »»

 
 

 

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