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It’s easy to conclude that Governor Cuomo must go. We also have an opportunity to talk about consent, bodily autonomy, and respecting others. As a child I felt I had no choice about who could kiss … more
Democracy is at stake! Republican-led state legislators are passing laws making it hard for people to vote. At least 43 states have or are enacting bills making it difficult for people to vote. The … more
In the July 30 edition of the Daily Sentinel, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney claims that the Centers for Disease Control is making “non-scientific” decisions by recommending that vaccinated … more
On Friday, July 23, the Capitol Theatre was host to a free showing on the HBO documentary “Woodstock ‘99: PEACE, LOVE and RAGE.” What was the purpose? That event was a disgrace to our city. For … more
On Saturday, July 24, the Rome Sports Hall of Fame and Museum held its 28th annual Golf Tournament fundraiser at Rome Country Club. This year’s tournament was the largest in our history with 26 … more
Get ready for more masks, more hospitalizations and more covid deaths. It doesn’t have to be that way, but resistance to vaccination by conservatives is keeping Oneida County fully vaccinated rate … more
Our future as the “Land of the Free” hangs in the balance. President Biden’s mental lapses are at levels where he can no longer coherently read the answers to questions provided by his … more
The latest straw to break our back. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expecting us to bail him out of his created problem: He made again inappropriate touching; and caused people to die by putting sick with well … more
The coronavirus pandemic has shown us many of the shortcomings of our current health care system. When health insurance is connected to employment, people who lose their jobs lose their health … more
I believe comparing the aftermath of the recent election with that of 2000 reveals our democracy’s perilous state. The 2020 election was a landslide compared with 2000, which hinged entirely on a … more
Congratulations to Joseph Beddia and Ryan Tucker for earning their high school diplomas in the National External Diploma program. After introducing this program to Madison/Oneida BOCES, I was … more
It is estimated that nearly 13 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s by 2050, so it is critical we find better ways to care for them. By enhancing the coordination of dementia care, we can … more
Warning: School is out, and so are kids on bicycles. Yesterday, I was leaving Freedom Mall when I noticed two young girls on bicycles darting in and out between parked cars, totally oblivious to the … more
Volunteers at the First Baptist Church Clothing Closet want to extend a huge “Thank You” to our wonderful community. The ongoing support of providing clean, usable clothing, shoes, bedding, etc. … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the reopening of the State Fair to full capacity. Isn’t it amazing what can be done when it concerns money? Meanwhile, our city is at a standstill — many things have … more
We’re living in the most unprecedented of times. The president is struggling with what appears to be dementia. Having dealt with this up close and personal, I wouldn’t wish this on anyone. The … more
The Daily Sentinel’s long and winding opinion piece on reclaiming the subject of history argues – unpersuasively — that Critical Race Theory is wrong, dangerous, Marxist, and should be laughed … more
In her letter of June 11th, the writer makes several allegations about President Biden. The president did indeed reverse a number of misguided policies of the previous administration. He reinstated a … more
In regard to the blatant misinformation that a May 13 letter writer refers to, he forgot to mention the misinformation that has been spewing from the liberal media and Washington, D.C. All during the … more
I hear lots about what it means to be an American.  I hear Pledges of Allegiance and see the waving of the Stars and Stripes everywhere.  But there is nothing more fundamental to being an American … more
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