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Success of community depends on your point of view

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
What is progress? No, I’m serious, because I’m fairly certain it differs upon who you ask.

Politics, protests undermine sound energy policy

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken energy development “off the table” in New York, reversing state policy dating back into the 19th century.

Tread lightly on raising the state tipping wage

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
On the surface, it would seem very reasonable that if New York state is going to raise its overall minimum wage in order to make life easier on workers, it should also raise the state's "tipping wage," to help boost the economic standing of hospitality workers.

Municipalities should work together to provide best, most cost-effective services

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
As elected officials, we must accept that times are changing for municipalities and we simply can’t afford to do business the same way we always have in the past.

Editorial: Governor's criminal justice reforms have merit

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Package of reforms could go a long way toward restoring public trust in legal system

Guest Column: Demanding Muslims condemn attacks is disrespectful

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Since 9/11, people have unfairly lumped all Muslims together with terrorists

Editorial: Traffic study yes; casino money, not so much

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Glenville needs traffic study, but request for casino money is suspect

E.J. Dionne: In address, Obama stays true to himself

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
"This is good news, people.”

State should resist urge to waste surplus

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
*State should resist urge to waste surplus
*Good policy requires accurate climate facts
*To prevent shootings, all should carry guns
*Schoolwork must be supported at home

Editorial: What will it take to get rid of this guy?

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
The fact that Sheldon Silver continues to hold one of the most powerful positions in government in light of the charges brought against him Thursday is an abomination, a reminder that political corruption in New York state not only will continue to be ignored, but condoned.

Susan Estrich: Tapping big money early is key to party’s nomination

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Will she or won’t she?

Spa City is great, but could be much better

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
*Spa City is great, but could be much better
*Religion at the heart of world’s problems
*No need for photo of child falling off sled
*Bad times for Israel if it stays the course
*Stefanik immigration vote ill-conceived
*Unsafe motorists put walkers in fear for life

Editorial: Governor's budget: Flash, but few solutions

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Plan doesn't adequately address fundamental problems that fuel state's poor economy, high taxes

Common Core testing is going to get worse

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
*Common Core testing is going to get worse
*Eagle Scout winners’ praise well-deserved
*Local toxic toy ban is good for consumers

Froma Harrop: Let’s stop making excuses for young people refusing to vote

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
The recent economic crisis hit the American middle class hard.

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