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Perfect time to talk to teen drivers

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

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 …

Thoughts on reliable sources

Thursday, October 7

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 …

Thoughts on election audits

Wednesday, October 6

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 …

Oct. 25 deadline for election letters

Tuesday, October 5

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Points of Pride

Celebrating our Hispanic heritage

5 days ago

During this past month, Americans have observed National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, …

A new year for Wednesday Morning Club

Tuesday, October 12

Welcome back, Wednesday Morning Club. After a year of convening remotely, the club plans a “hybrid” year of programs that “looks to be inspiring, compelling and fun,” an announcement said. …

Cooperation helps students, business with employment opportunities

Tuesday, October 5

We were happy to learn that Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES and Indium Corp. recently wrapped up their first season of a new Student Workforce Development Program. The effort is known as the Pathways …

Safety first on our farms

Tuesday, September 28

It’s all too easy to forget how important agriculture is to our area, and how critical it is that our farm communities do their job safely. It’s harvest time, and as Marylynn Mattison-Collins, …

Local high-tech firm’s new product may fuel growth

Tuesday, September 21

Kudos to ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, of Rome, which has launched a new radio product called SPEARLink — whose success has company officials exploring development of a manufacturing center …

BC-Today in History, SAT OCT 16, HFR

Saturday, October 16

Today is Saturday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2021. There are 76 days left in the year. Today in History On Oct. 16, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown led a raid on the U.S. arsenal at Harpers …

BC-Today in History, THU OCT 14, HFR

Thursday, October 14

Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2021. There are 78 days left in the year. Today in History On Oct. 14, 1947, U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles E. (“Chuck”) Yeager became the first test …