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Joe Conason: GOP should be concerned about Trump’s fascist appeal

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Nobody laughs at Donald Trump anymore

Dropping of A-bomb helped vet to long life

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
*Dropping of A-bomb helped vet to long life
*Slow drivers, texters should stay off roads
*Use water as tool to boost downtowns
*Meaning of redlining was misunderstood
*Schenectady groups helping with housing

Cuomo needs to act on GE Hudson River pollution

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Dredging should be included in talks over GE relocating headquarters to NY

Charles Krauthammer: Look at what six years of foreign policy ‘reset’ has wrought

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
On Sept.r 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official.

Sick of real criminals ruining our country

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
*Sick of real criminals ruining our country
*Give peace a chance over war in Mideast
*Candidates shouldn't put signs up too early
*Don't let president get fast track power
*Boot out incumbents in Malta primary race

High Notes

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

George Will: End-of-life laws should consider dignity, compassion

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Brittany Maynard was soon to die

Reasonable control of guns won’t take rights

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
*Reasonable control of guns won’t take rights
*Nation needs change Trump would provide
*Back Burger in Spa Public Safety primary
*Trump’s deportation plan been done before
*Amsterdam needs broken windows effort

Doug Lyall did much to aid families of missing children

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Through Doug Lyall's contributions and the contributions of his wife Mary in the wake of their youngest child's disappearance, the families of other missing children around the country have found assistance, found consolation, found a voice, found hope.

New York needs to make it easier for people to vote

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
When we look at places where we have worked to spread democracy — Afghanistan, Iraq and so forth — we cheer when we see citizens there risking their lives to go to the polls, triumphantly holding their ink-marked fingers in the air. But here at home, voting is not a right we are terribly eager to exercise.

Pledge to stop childish behavior over campaign signs

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Annual shenanigans turn potential voters off the process, and it's cheating

Linda Chavez: Killing of the innocent a reminder that all lives matter

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
The murder of two journalists near Roanoke, Va

Alco work starts too early in the morning

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
*Alco work starts too early in the morning
*Planned Parenthood can’t claim innocence
*Public TV is alternate source of information
*Trump tax plan would have bad ripple effect
*Ellis staff excellent in care, heart surgery

Get serial drunk drivers off the road

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Repeat offenders are more likely to crash and kill, so they belong in prison
There’s no shame in celebrating life’s joyful moments

There’s no shame in celebrating life’s joyful moments

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
If you were following social media Wednesday morning, there was an unusual juxtaposition of breaking news.

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