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Make feds, state pay

December 26, 2013 Local municipalities must make sure they get all of the money they are owed by the state and federal government for handling mandated programs. more »»

We are blessed in many ways

December 24, 2013 Even though many of us are running around making last-minute preparations for Christmas, today is a good day to recognize our many blessings. more »»

Hard to trust bad agency

December 23, 2013 One wonders how President Barack Obama and Environmental Protection Agency officials expect the public to trust the agency when it cannot even police its own high-ranking executives. more »»

Make holiday merry for all

December 22, 2013 Christmas is only a couple of days away. No doubt many area residents wish they had more time to prepare. There is so much to do, after all. more »»

Cheers and jeers

December 21, 2013 CHEERS — To genuine enthusiasm. more »»

IRS goes easy on vendors

December 20, 2013 If you owe the Internal Revenue Service money, chances are you will be harassed until you pay up or at least make arrangements to do so. Unless you happen to be doing business with the IRS. more »»

Move over for workers

December 19, 2013 The tragic recent death of a state trooper is another reminder of how dangerous our highways can b. more »»

North?Korea a real threat

December 18, 2013 The position President Barack Obama’s administration is taking toward North Korea would be laughable if it did not involve a threat to world peace. U.S. more »»

Fire contract has high price

December 17, 2013 A story in this paper last week revealed the high cost to Gloversville taxpayers of the minimum-manning clause in the Gloversville Fire Department’s public-employee union contract. more »»

GONE Act here to help

December 16, 2013 In Washington, government spending is discussed in terms of billions and trillions of dollars. A million bucks isn’t even enough to merit decimal-point mention in most agency budget. more »»

Be cautious with raises

December 15, 2013 Gloversville officials — and city residents — need to make sure the city keeps its spending in check. more »»

Cheers and jeers

December 14, 2013 CHEERS — To a professional and a gentleman.  Arthur “Skip” Spring has served as Fulton County government’s attorney for 25 years. more »»

Pentagon wastes funds

December 13, 2013 The Pentagon cannot account for more than $8 trillion U.S. taxpayers have given it since 1996, according to a report by the Reuters news agency. more »»

Tax freeze a gimmick

December 12, 2013 The proposed two-year freeze on local property taxes, unfortunately, leaves mandate relief out in the cold. Go. more »»

Never forget Dec. 7, Sept. 11

December 11, 2013 Did Saturday’s date — Dec. 7 — mean anything to you? It should, because of what happened 72 years ago and what occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. more »»

County makes poor decision

December 10, 2013 With only a few weeks left in its existence, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors showed last week why it needs to be replaced as the governing authority for Montgomery County. more »»

Mandela a model for all

December 9, 2013 Nelson Mandela is gone, and with him goes the steadying influence he brought to governments across Afric. more »»

Work required to beat blight

December 8, 2013 Talking about blight will not clean up Gloversville; real work needs to be done to straighten up certain properties in the city. more »»

Cheers and jeers

December 7, 2013 CHEERS — To the decreases. Most Fulton County taxpayers will see a reduction in their county property taxes with the recent adoption of the county’s budget. more »»

Pellet guns are not toys

December 6, 2013 If you’re still shopping for the children on your Christmas list, we have a suggestion: Cross off pellet guns that look like real firearms. They are not toy. more »»

 
 

 

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