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Letters To The Editor

County GOP Has No Idea How To Improve County Economy

To The Reader’s Forum: In December 2005, when the last Democratic Chautauqua County Executive left office, the county’s labor forcec was 66,500 people. In December 2019, before the pandemic, Chautauqua County’s labor force was only 53,200 people, a decline of 13,300. These numbers are ...

Giglio: Chief Judge Should Recuse From Cuomo Trial

Our governmental institutions – executive, legislative, and judicial - are only as effective as they are trustworthy. We expect our judges to be impartial arbiters of fact, and that is why I am so upset about Chief Judge Janet DiFiore accepting prioritized testing for herself and her ...

Nursing Homes Enforce The Distance Rule

To the Readers’ Forum: When are we going to be able to get close to our loved ones? We still have to wear masks, which I understand if your not vaccinated. But why do we still have to stay 6 feet apart during our visits? Even during outside visits? My loved one has been vaccinated and so ...

Say Aloud ‘Hate Has No Home In Jamestown’

To The Reader’s Forum: “Hate has no home in Jamestown” was the theme of a rally in Dow Park organized as a result of what appears to be “white supremacist” defacing of statues depicting “Underground Railroad” participants, as well as after the theft of one of the statues. If you ...

Readers’ Forum

Vexxed By The Non-Vaxxers To The Reader’s Forum: The older I get, the more I marvel at how people think. Many of my friends refuse to get the COVID vaccination. I ask them why. They know of or heard of someone who had a bad reaction they say. I got it and had hardly any reaction so ...

Another Step Toward Socialism In New York

Another Step Toward Socialism In New York To The Reader’s Forum: An economics professor did an experiment in his class of students who insisted that socialism worked. He averages all the grades on their next test. No one fails, no one received an A. After the first test, everyone ...