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Editorial: Union should drop fight over tax cap

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Tax cap has been a benefit to New Yorkers and should be left in place

Richard Cohen: Americans deserve clear, consistent Middle East policy

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Of all the experts I have read or consulted lately about the situation in the Middle East, the one who made the most sense was quoted recently in The New York Times.

GE taking profits on the backs of retirees

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
*GE taking profits on the backs of retirees
*Books refute claims of Nazi collaboration
*No need for personal insults over opinions

Editorial: One down, one to go on pump station

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
After agreeing to build a new pump station, Schenectady must decide what to do with the old one

David Harsanyi: Reality TV's welcome, wholesome alternative to cynicism

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
The new season of "19 Kids and Counting" is in full swing.

Pump more CO2 into air if goal is flooding

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
*Pump more CO2 into air if goal is flooding
*NFL intruding too far into personal matters
*Peace Walk brought many faiths together

Editorial: A provident decision on revaluation

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Providence made right decision to go ahead with property revaluation

Linda Chavez: Stop referring to child abuse as 'spanking'

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's arrest on child abuse charges has sparked a huge debate about corporal punishment, one that exposes deep cultural rifts.

City sidewalks a big pain in senior's butt

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
*City sidewalks a big pain in senior's butt
*Help needed to serve hungry area children
*Woerner didn't raise taxes in Round Lake

Editorial: High Notes

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Shining the spotlight on the good being done in our communities

NFL’s troubles have been good for the country

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
NFL football is the most lucrative sport in the country, generating $9 billion a year in revenue. That’s more than what 22 states collected in taxes last year. More than half the people in the United States watched the NFL’s championship game in January. Money and attention carry a lot of influence.

Sometimes, our government actually works to our benefit

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
It is said that local government is a microcosm of the national system of politics, just smaller and with people you live with.

Region needs more integrated trails for non-motorists

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
"You can’t get there from here” is a phrase that is part of our social lexicon. It’s often said with a chuckle in a mimicking New England accent, imitating what a stranger can expect to hear when asking a local for directions in rural Maine or Vermont.

Editorial: Reveal how Tappan Zee will be funded

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
In wake of EPA ruling, governor needs to disclose where money for new bridge is coming from

E.J. Dionne: Which party will control Senate is still anyone's guess

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections.

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