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David Harsanyi: Republicans give up opportunity to stop infanticide

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Evidently, Republicans don’t feel competent enough to make a case against infanticide.

Unfair not to weigh Palestinian atrocities

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
*Unfair not to weigh Palestinian atrocities
*Glenville board must listen to its citizens
*Gloversville plan will set back progress
*No fast-tracking for harmful trade pacts

Editorial: High Notes

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

George Will: Mushrooming welfare state is weakening the country

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
America’s national character will have to be changed if progressives are going to implement their agenda.

Congress must not weaken Social Security

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
*Congress must not weaken Social Security
*Fire station should be replaced, not updated

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

Hateful speech hurts unhealthy country

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
*Hateful speech hurts unhealthy country
*Woerner not living up to ethics pledge
*Thankful to stranger for Christmas gift
*Explore sharing costs in Glenville, Scotia
*Anonymous person paid for couple’s meal

Richard Cohen: Technology helps the rich, squeezes out middle class

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Mercedes-Benz wants to develop a driverless car.

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.”

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