Give America A Raise?
March 2, 2014 President Obama said something especially perplexing when he implored Congress during his State of the Union address to “Give America a raise. more »»
A Bird In A Cage
March 1, 2014 Tweety Bird, of Warner Brothers cartoon fame, was an adorable yellow canary with a speech impediment, whose constant tribulations made us laugh. more »»
Let Me Explain Reason For Busti Office Move
February 23, 2014 I would like to explain for those who were unable to attend our recent meetings why the Town of Busti board has decided to move the town offices to the former Tordella’s Building at 125 Chautauqua... more »»
K-9 Or Not?
February 23, 2014 It never fails, every winter I think of one of the worst tragedies I covered as a news reporter. Picture this: a 9-year-old 4th grader ran outside worried about his dog in a snowstorm. more »»
Good News And Bad
February 9, 2014 I thought that the editor of this paper had it right recently when he reflected that those disputing whether the county had lost 7,000 jobs or 3,500 jobs should at least agree on the fact that the... more »»
School Districts Under Stress
February 2, 2014 State Comptroller Thomas DeNapoli recently warned that several western New York school districts are facing “significant fiscal stress. more »»
Everyone Should Be Welcome In New York
January 26, 2014 SYRACUSE — The governor of New York says that some people who hold particular political views “have no place in the state of New York, because that’s not who New Yorkers are. more »»
Lakewood Vs. Busti?!
January 26, 2014 What started out as a quest to usher our village board into the 21st century in terms of planning for our future, has recently uncovered the gaping abyss that exists between the Village of Lakewood... more »»
School District Mergers Should Be Academic
January 26, 2014 There were a couple of interesting articles in the paper last week on high school football mergers: one about the Bemus Point and Chautauqua Lake school boards renewing their decision to have one... more »»