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Posted on January 31 at 8:23 p.m. (Suggest removal)

There is nothing wrong with having a primary. Let the party enrollment, in this case, republicans from the 113th district make the choice, not the political bosses. The time for party unity is after the primary and the time leading to the general election.

From: Boyark expected to receive GOP nod

Posted on January 15 at 9:24 p.m. (Suggest removal)


From: Great ideas, but can we afford them?

Posted on January 11 at 7:47 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I have said this before and I will say it again. Offering incentives to manufacturers seems reasonable because they can go anywhere in the world to make their products. But when it comes to distribution, like with Dollar General, you need a regional center for distribution, you can't put it in Europe or Asia and have it be effective. Therefore, different portions of a region, in this case, the northeast, It should be prohibited to offer these corporate welfare style incentives. It is unfair to the tax paying local small businesses who end up making up the difference in the local tax levy. There is so much money to be raised to cover the expenses of a town, and county where these distribution centers locate. Quite often, the local governments end up with more expenses from services that have to be provided to these warehouses.

From: Dollar General offered $11.4M in tax breaks for Wilton warehouse

Posted on January 7 at 9:17 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I don't want to take sides on the issue, but I can't help but feel that management is being arrogant. My guess is that the substitute nursing service that brought in was for 5 days possibly because the service only come in if the hospital took them for a minimum of 5 days, hence the lock out.

From: Most nurses locked out of Gloversville hospital

Posted on January 5 at 7:55 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Eljer, Church, and American Standard should get together and create the "Toilet Bowl". The criteria to be selected. Choose 2 winless teams, at least one of them could end up in a win!!!

From: Bowl games too much of a bad thing

Posted on January 4 at 10:41 a.m. (Suggest removal)

It has happened where children have removed the batteries for use in their toys. It might have been smarter to come up with an odd shaped battery with an odd connector that by law can only fit in a smoke detector. Outlaw manufacturers from making other devices that the odd shaped battery would fit in. This way, batteries could still be changed perhaps in 5 years if needed.

From: Smoke alarm mandate not foolproof

Posted on January 3 at 11:16 a.m. (Suggest removal)

This a turf war caused by the existence to too many levels of government. Everyone is out to grab as much revenue from as they can. If this were all one county and there were not town subdivisions like in many parts of the south, there would not be a problem.

From: Annexation deal needed for economy

Posted on January 1 at 3:06 p.m. (Suggest removal)

We need kosher pharmaceuticals now!!! Does that mean we need kosher for other things medical like high blood pressure medicine, Diabetes medications, pain relievers and yes, Viagra?

From: N.Y. company to offer first certified kosher medical pot

Posted on January 1 at 10:56 a.m. (Suggest removal)

And don't forget the budget due on April 1.

From: State lawmakers have their work cut out for them in 2016

Posted on December 31 at 10:08 a.m. (Suggest removal)

why don't he put a quit claim on it and get it over with. any fool can tell what he is doing.

From: Montgomery County may seize former Beech-Nut plant

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