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In Our Opinion

Food Insecurity Is A Hidden Issue In This Year’s Election

During the height of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt calmed a tense nation with his weekly fireside chats. The United States isn’t in a recession, much less a depression, these days. But as we reported in Saturday’s edition, inflation’s effect on food prices is ...

Celebrating 150 Seasons Of Chautauqua’s Global Impact

Much has changed on the shores of Chautauqua Lake over the past 150 years. The steamship era has come and gone. Horses and buggies have given way to cars. A ferry ride across the lake has given way to a bridge from Stow to Bemus Point. Largely undeveloped land gave way to grand lakeside ...

There Are Limits To How Much New Laws Will Decrease Nuisance Issues

Jamestown residents have been complaining about noise in city neighborhoods for decades. So complaints last week from Lakeview Avenue residents aren’t so much something new as they are the continuation of a complaint that, like a dull toothache, never really goes away. There are just some ...

Borrello Bill Should Be Taken Up Early By Legislature

We have long advocated for a balanced approach when it comes to Chautauqua Lake. That has meant advocating for the use of targeted herbicides in addition to weed harvesting. That has meant advocating for the state DEC to be the arbiter of where herbicides are used even though some lake ...

Graduation Season Filled With Optimism For Class of 2024

Roughly 3.5 million high school students across the country will receive their diplomas this year. Just under 1.5 million college students will earn their degrees, and another 1 million will complete master’s degrees. Whether its Jamestown High School or Panama Central School, Dunkirk High ...

Time To Offer A More Complete Picture Of History

In a distant corner of Pittsburgh’s sprawling Allegheny Cemetery, you have to march up a steep hillside to find the grave of Josh Gibson. It’s a flat stone, set in the ground, and has Gibson’s game engraved on it, his dates of birth and death and the words “Legendary Baseball ...