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Business Support Needed To Bring Back Air Service

Sadly, it has been four years since Jamestown was served by a commercial passenger air carrier. Before that time, based on more considerations than we could describe and/or explain here, we had moved on to regular use of the Buffalo airport. We have become comfortable doing so, even during ...

Liking Small In A Big World

It has been the bane of my life to have lived through a world in which everything small became big. The grocery stores, the farms, the department stores, medical practices, pharmacies…everything, it seems, that I know, has become big. When I was a kid, there used to be some small grocery ...

Local DMV Doesn’t Set Policy

It has been reported lately in the news that some people are upset with the regulations that require one to submit documentation to the DMV to prove that the name on a birth certificate was legally changed to the name being used today, in order to obtain a Real ID compliant driver’s license. ...

Keep The Focus On Going Forward

Debate about illegalities in the 2020 presidential election in particular – and American elections in general – needs to keep the focus. Some in government or in the press have repeatedly and publicly missed the focus. The House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives ...

Stars Are Beginning To Align For GOP

It’s time for New York Republicans and Conservatives to consider whom to nominate for statewide offices next year. This is against this backdrop: ¯ Not since 2002 have Republicans or Conservatives won a statewide race in New York. ¯ Since then, New York Democrats’ enrollment ...

Carbon Tax Will Speed Up Zero-Carbon Transition

Sometimes it seems like hell —or Texas— has to freeze over before climate action comes to the forefront of many politicians’ minds. Well, after recent severe weather events, the climate threat is clear as can be, and it’s time for Congress to act. On February 13, a winter storm began ...