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Education System Is Treading Water

May 11, 2014 Regional school districts are asking taxpayers to approve budgets that will increase school budgets by more than $10 million — to a total of more than $400 millio. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

May 10, 2014 Thumbs up to the newest slate of Master Teachers, a group which includes three more Chautauqua County teachers. more »»

Device Can Save Farmers’ Lives

May 9, 2014 Workers aren’t often killed in Chautauqua County, a byproduct of decades of workplace safety advances. more »»

Vaccinations Are Important For Adults

May 8, 2014 Vaccinations are an important part not only of a child’s health, but public health overall. more »»

Poverty: A Losing Battle

May 7, 2014 Chautauqua County — and the United States as a whole — find ourselves fighting a losing battle 50 years after the start of the federal government’s war on poverty. more »»

Opportunity Is What One Makes Of It

May 6, 2014 It is easy for students attending JCC — and those in the community — to think small. more »»

Government Tightens Its Lips Yet Again

May 5, 2014 It is understandable that the armed forces, the nation’s intelligence agencies and the White House want to avoid disclosure of information that may be harmful to national security. more »»

JPS Board Must Allow Teachers To Catch Up

May 4, 2014 What is more important — positions and programs or the training to carry out those programs effectively? The $75,768,676 budget for 2014-15 approved Tuesday by the Jamestown Public Schools board... more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

May 3, 2014 Thumbs up to a milestone for the Jamestown Babe Ruth World Series Committee. Contracts were signed this week to bring the 2015 13-year-old World Series to Jamestown. more »»

Library: Past, Future Running Parallel

May 2, 2014 The James Prendergast Library is home to a pair of beautiful murals created decades ago by David L. Lawrence, a regional artist who at one time had four murals on display in the Jamestown area. more »»

Alliance Is Step Toward Better Lake

May 1, 2014 The creation of the Chautauqua Lake & Watershed Management Alliance is good news for those who care about the future of Chautauqua Lake and its watershed. more »»

NY: Open For Business, Sort Of

April 30, 2014 New York no longer has the worst business climate in the United States, according to a recently released study by the Tax Foundation. The Washington, D.C. more »»

Ethanol: ‘Fuel’ For Thought

April 29, 2014 Thoughtful, perceptive environmentalists are coming to realize some of the panaceas suggested as ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are no more than political hot air. more »»

National Debt Issue Will Only Get Worse

April 28, 2014 Americans seem to have become numb to worry about our astronomical national debt, already at $17.5 trillion. more »»

Help When Possible, Punish When Necessary

April 27, 2014 It is troubling that a few Jamestown school children found drugs so easy to get that they possessed them openly in Washington Middle School. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 26, 2014 Thumbs up to Kayla Franchina, a Gerry native who has taken a high school project to collect and distribute prom dresses to underprivileged teen women with her to Alfred State. more »»

EBT Restrictions A Step Forward

April 25, 2014 The state Legislature took a step forward when it approved a changes to social services law that will prevent Electronic Benefit Transfer cards from being used to pay for liquor, strippers, and... more »»

‘Eddie’s Law’ Could Save Lives

April 24, 2014 Recently, the New York State Senate passed a bill meant to address the low percentage of drivers involved in fatal crashes who are tested for drugs and alcohol. more »»

Open Meetings Law Shouldn’t Be A Joke

April 23, 2014 If recent actions in the village of Westfield prove anything, it is that the state’s Open Meetings Law carries as much weight as a limp noodle. more »»

Legislators Should Help Forestville

April 22, 2014 Anyone who pays a tax bill understands full well the angst Forestville taxpayers are feeling right now. more »»

 
 

 

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