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In Our Opinion

Some Inspiration From Our Neighbors Across The State Line

There would be no United States of America if we Americans didn’t try to overcome setbacks. We note, then, an inspiring development in Warren County to our south as well as in our county seat as we near the celebration of our nation’s independence. Alicia Gatto and her husband, Bob, ...

City Needs To Achieve Cost-Certainty With Labor Units, Soon

Jamestown entered the year with a $3.76 million surplus. It certainly won’t be ending the year with that much money in the bank. That was already true thanks to the financial wrecking ball known as COVID-19. The news late last week that the city’s Hail Mary pass to overturn an two ...

Taxpayers Deserve To Know Where Our Money Is Being Spent

American taxpayers should not be handing out hundreds of billions of dollars in aid to businesses without having at least some idea of where our money is going. That seems obvious. However, demanding such transparency puts the U.S. Treasury Department — and some of the businesses being ...

A Mean Spirit Must Be Absent From Race Discussions

Public officials — and those running for public office — have a responsibility to speak carefully and clearly on matters of race and gun policy. They must exercise extreme caution when those two hot-button issues intersect. A minor controversy was sparked at a recent Jamestown City ...

New Roundabout Pattern Working; Congestion Is Less

So far, so good. That is the preliminary report regarding the controversial roundabout that is located at Routes 20 and 60. Yes, it is far from perfect as work is still being completed. Even the drivers are sometimes unsure about the new pattern. But it seems to be working. Congestion is ...