Our Opinion

Thoughts on politicians undermining capitalism

4 days ago

Capitalism provides rules and structure politics lacks. Leftist politicians don’t like that. Without the independent check that our mostly free market capitalism provides, little is left that can …

Thoughts on poor gun bills

5 days ago

This past Monday the Senate Codes Committee held a virtual hearing on several bills of concern to legal gun owners and those who value the Constitution. S.1192A would require people who possess a …

Thoughts on the Biden transformation

Saturday, May 1

In a brazen exercise of DoubleThink during his speech to Congress, President Joe Biden claimed, “It’s time we remembered that ‘We the People’ are the government. You and I.” He reverses the …

Operation Hardhat stresses work zone safety

Friday, April 30

As Operation Hardhat concluded today, New York State once again showed it means business when it enforces work zone speed limits and ensures that motorists are obeying flag personnel to promote …

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Points of Pride

Remembering moms

Tuesday, May 4

Tradition has it that Anna Jarvis originated Mother’s Day when, on May 12, 1907, she held a memorial service at her late mother’s church in Grafton, West Virginia. Her mother had organized …

Point of Pride: In tune at VVS

Tuesday, April 27

VERONA — “The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation advances active participation in music-making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and …

April is Autism Awareness Month

Tuesday, April 20

April is Austism Awareness Month, which is dedicated to expanding knowledge about autism spectrum disorder.According to Autism Speaks, in 2020 the CDC reported that one in 54 children in the U.S. are …

Progress with robots

Tuesday, April 13

From time to time, we’ve written about the progress of the Rome Free Academy VEX Robotics Club’s Black Knights team. Today, we’re happy to congratulate the students for earning an invitation to …

‘Flags of Honor’ for our heroes

Tuesday, April 6

We applaud the New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc., along with the Rome Free Academy Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program as they present “Flags of Honor” to …

BC-Today in History, SAT MAY 08, HFR

2 days ago

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 8, the 128th day of 2021. There are 237 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 8, 1984, the Soviet Union announced it would boycott the …

BC-Today in History, FRI MAY 07, HFR

3 days ago

Today is Friday, May 7, the 127th day of 2021. There are 238 days left in the year. Today in History On May 7, 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims (rams), …