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The world is abuzz with the Christmas spirit, and one of the best ways we can make sure it lasts all year long is to share our blessings. So many in our community can benefit from what we have to … more
What says Christmas time more than a fresh cut tree? Getting that evergreen home, however, can lead to problems. According to a AAA auto club survey, an estimated 20 million Americans who purchase a … more
By now, the leftover turkey in your fridge is nearing its expiration date. The USDA recommends Americans toss the bird meat three to four days after its preparation. Mashed potatoes should be good … more
South African health authorities describe the new Omicron COVID19 variant as highly transmissive but causing mostly mild symptoms. Despite that, New York Governor Kathy Hochul issued a health-care … more
Thanksgiving travel on Sunday is expected to be up significantly this year. It is one of, if not the busiest, travel days of the year. We hope all our readers will stay safe on the roadways but, … more
More than 100,000 deaths in this country have been attributed to drug overdoses in the past year, a number we’ve never seen before. It’s affected every state and nearly every community. Families … more
Although born into slavery on Nov. 17, 1834, in Montgomery County, KY, this talented, resourceful, and popular lady rose to be one of the most wealthy and successful advertising entrepreneurs in the … more
Is it time to end our habit of “springing forward” and “falling back” twice a year? State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, R-47, Rome, thinks so. Griffo continues to push for legislation he has … more
Today, Nov. 11, we set aside a day that America calls Veterans Day. Together, we officially remember and give thanks to all who served. But it is every day that our debt of gratitude must be paid, … more
We believe everyone, in consultation with personal doctors, should decide whether to get COVID-19 vaccination. We do not believe that OSHA should mandate vaccination. We do not believe that OSHA … more
Despite what advocates say there are major reasons to vote “No” on Propositions 1, 2, 3, and 4 on Election Day. Proposition 2 seems innocuous. “Each person shall have a right to clean air and … more
There are plenty of hallmark, coming of age moments in a teenager’s life. Perhaps the one that provides a teenager with the most noticeable feeling of freedom and independence is getting a … more
A website that displays editorial cartoons each week displayed almost a dozen drawings of border patrol agents on horseback pursuing lawbreakers trying to enter the country illegally.One cartoon … more
The forensic audit of Maricopa County, AZ, ought to be of interest to us locally despite misdirection by national media like the Washington Post whose headline read, “Ariz. Ballot Report Affirms … more
Someone please tell Governor Kathy Hochul that, according to scientific evidence, a person sitting in a room filled with those who have recovered from COVID-19 faces a lower COVID infection risk than … more
Sherwood L. Boehlert, our long-time congressional representative, never seemed to age. It is hard to believe he has passed on. Sherry engaged people in conversation. He thought about what was said, … more
About the only time President Joe Biden didn’t dissemble about his economic plan last Thursday was when he said, “I believe we’re at an inflection point in this country … where the decisions … more
This past week brought us two items of interest that may have been overlooked by some amid the more pressing news of the week. Even if you are not necessarily a fan of grande vanilla bean … more
“L’audace, l’audace, toujours l’audace.” was attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte but it was, more appropriately, French Revolution leader Georges Jacques Danton who advised, “Audacity, … more
There is no shortage of important events and issues which deserve our attention — whether locally, nationally or internationally. From the resurgence of COVID-19 as a result of the Delta variant … more
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