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Government should be held accountable

September 14, 2016 Even when egregious misbehavior occurs among federal officials, the punishment often is light or non-existent. So it will be with Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen. more »»

Canajoharie site cleanup welcome

September 13, 2016 The Montgomery County Legislature recently approved a resolution to seek a $500,000 Restore New York Communities grant to help pay for the cleanup of the former Beech-Nut site in Canajohari. more »»

Eastern gorilla in jeopardy

September 12, 2016 Humankind has not done a very good job of stewardship involving the animal kingdom. more »»

Remember, and stay strong

September 11, 2016 Fifteen years ago, one of the worst acts of terrorism on American soil rattled our nation and changed the worl. more »»

Cheers and jeers

September 10, 2016 CHEERS — To testing the drinking water at schools. A new measure signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo requires schools in New York to test their drinking water for lead contamination. more »»

Participate in primary vote

September 9, 2016 The voter turnout for local primary elections typically isn’t too high. We hope that won’t be the case Tuesda. more »»

EpiPen price unreasonable

September 8, 2016 In both 2014 and last year, Mylan Pharmaceuticals made more than $1 billion on its EpiPen. more »»

Obama keeps odd bedfellows

September 7, 2016 Politics has made stranger bedfellows under President Barack Obama than at any other time during recent memory. more »»

Elephants on the decline

September 6, 2016 Elephants seem to be doing well in some African countries, but they are being slaughtered by poachers at an alarming rate in others. more »»

Proposed raise out of line

September 5, 2016 Believe it or not, a?state commission is considering a proposed 47 percent raise for state legislators. We hope people express opposition to the massive increase before it goes any further. more »»

First responders deserve praise

September 4, 2016 Many Americans celebrate Labor Day by not going to work. But not everyone has that luxury, including first responders. more »»

Cheers and jeers

September 3, 2016 CHEERS — To the Fonda Fair. more »»

Police made the right call

September 2, 2016 We hear a lot about incidents involving police that end tragically: motorists shot after being stopped by police and acting erratically, people shot and killed after being suspected of reaching for ... more »»

Foot-dragging on Clinton email

September 1, 2016 If the State Department continues its foot-dragging over release of emails sent and received by Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state, information detrimental to her run for president wil... more »»

Price-gouging is simply wrong

August 31, 2016 Mylan Pharmaceuticals deserves every bit of the bad press it is getting for taking advantage of the nation’s health care system to reap enormous profits by overpricing a life-saving device. more »»

Compromise necessary

August 30, 2016 The New York State Nurses Association is gearing up for another strike at Nathan Littauer Hospital. It’s scheduled for Thursday and Friday. more »»

Obamacare breaks promises

August 29, 2016 A few years ago, the Heritage Foundation published an analysis of the top 10 Obamacare promises broken — or soon to be broken. more »»

Should felons get to vote?

August 28, 2016 Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, an old friend of Hillary and Bill Clinton, tried to do her a favor about a month ago. more »»

Cheers and jeers

August 27, 2016 JEER — To unannounced water and sewer bill rate hikes. Residents gathered Monday at the Fultonville Board of Trustees meeting to voice their outrage about the recent increase to their bills. more »»

A reminder from N. Korea

August 26, 2016 Some defense analysts have warned the U.S. Navy is not capable of dealing with all the ocean-borne threats in our modern world. more »»



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