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Wage hike may cost jobs

January 4, 2015 On Wednesday, New York’s minimum wage rose from $8 to $8.75 an hour, giving a boost in pay to some 700,000 workers. more »»

Cheers and jeers

January 3, 2015 CHEERS — To a reading program. The Gloversville Public Library is encouraging the public to vote for the winning book in the annual Gloversville Reads program. more »»

Wasteful craziness

January 2, 2015 When he warned Americans about what has come to be called the “military-industrial complex” in 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower left out a vital component — politicians. more »»

Missile force a top priority

December 31, 2014 Nuclear weapons proliferation may mean that, if anything, the United States needs a strong, flexible deterrent force. more »»

Committee system fine

December 30, 2014 The Montgomery County Legislature is considering restructuring its committee system in a way that could make the county Legislature less open to public scrutiny. more »»

Shake up Secret Service

December 29, 2014 Unless the Secret Service is shaken up at the very top, the agency charged with protecting the president and other top officials will not correct problems that threaten its mission, an investigation... more »»

Be ready for casino

December 28, 2014 The plan for the Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady is exciting for Schenectady County, but it also will create opportunities for Fulton and Montgomery counties. more »»

Cheers and jeers

December 27, 2014 CHEERS — To a successful campaign. The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville needed to raise $1 million for critical renovation. more »»

A key issue for Jeb Bush

December 26, 2014 Amid a horde of potential republican nominees for president in 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush became the most-discussed last week when he revealed he is actively considering running. more »»

’Tis the season to help others

December 24, 2014 It is Christmas Eve, and the hustle and bustle of preparing for the big day has nearly ended. Gifts have been purchased and wrapped. more »»

Make bottles child-resistant

December 23, 2014 In the wake of the death of a 1-year-old Fort Plain infant who swallowed liquid nicotine, Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort recently called on Gov. more »»

Deadline hurts Israel

December 22, 2014 It is no wonder Israelis are so frustrated with the “international community” and, in particular, the United State. more »»

Cameras aid cops, public

December 21, 2014 More and more people go to work and find security cameras recording almost every move they make. more »»

Cheers and jeers

December 20, 2014 CHEERS — To a grant to help fight blight. more »»

Punish malfeasance

December 19, 2014 It is nothing new that the penalty for malfeasance in federal government often is a promotion. Another example of the practice surfaced this week. more »»

Stay safe when smoking

December 18, 2014 A fatal fire at any time of the year is devastating; knowing a family has lost a loved one just before Christmas seems even more tragic. more »»

Take a look at new plan

December 17, 2014 We hope Gloversville residents get the information they need about the proposed comprehensive plan. more »»

Bill would aid transparency

December 16, 2014 With all the worry over a “government shutdown” predominating news from Capitol Hill last week, one failure by Congress passed almost unnoticed. more »»

Climate issues not settled

December 15, 2014 During a visit to California earlier this year, President Barack Obama linked the lengthy drought there to climate change. more »»

A better way to help state

December 14, 2014 Christmas comes early with Santa Cuomo. The governor likes to give out gifts before the actual holiday, through the Regional Economic Development Council process, now in its fourth year. more »»



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