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Tax levies going up

April 30, 2015 We’re sure many of the households in our area that are struggling to make ends meet would love to mandate an increase in their income. more »»

Continue merger talks

April 29, 2015 The Fort Plain Central School District Board of Education recently halted discussions concerning a possible merger with the Canajoharie Central School Distric. more »»

Step up aid to Nepal

April 28, 2015 Nearly a million children in and near Nepal are in “urgent need” of humanitarian aid because of the massive earthquake on Saturday, UNICEF said. more »»

Hinckley still dangerous

April 27, 2015 John Hinckley Jr. shot then-President Ronald Reagan in 1981. The attack nearly killed Reagan. His press secretary, James Brady, was left with permanent brain injury. more »»

Time for light at intersection

April 26, 2015 Sometimes it takes a tragedy to get people to slow down and appreciate what they have in life — and what they should do to protect it. more »»

Cheers and jeers

April 25, 2015 CHEERS — To making the top eight. Glen’s Sawyer Fredericks keeps impressing America with his voice. more »»

Probe civil service rules

April 24, 2015 Drug Enforcement Agency head Michele Leonhart is retiring — forced out of office because members of Congress were angry she had not responded decisively to reports of wrongdoing among DEA agents. more »»

Take look at flood maps

April 23, 2015 Flood insurance is vital for some people. But for those who don’t need it and have to pay for it, flood insurance can be an expensive, unnecessary burden. U.S. Sen. more »»

Blockade necessary

April 22, 2015 When then-President John F. Kennedy used Navy vessels to blockade Cuba in 1963, he made it clear they were to prevent Soviet ships from delivering missiles to the island nation. U.S. more »»

Be cautious with debt

April 21, 2015 Gloversville Finance Commissioner Bruce VanGenderen is recommending the city borrow $1.25 million in the form of a bond anticipation note for capital projects. more »»

Deal needs approval

April 20, 2015 President Barack Obama takes virtually every opportunity to insist it is Republicans in Congress who are trying to torpedo what he insists is a reasonable plan to keep Iran from building nuclear... more »»

‘Opt-outs’ out of hand

April 19, 2015 It appears some teachers in New York state have decided if they can’t go on strike, they will have their students do so. more »»

Cheers and jeers

April 18, 2015 CHEERS — To sweeping the streets. Gloversville was quick to get out the street sweepers as soon as the cold weather departed and the snow melted. more »»

Fiscal insanity must end

April 17, 2015 Within a decade, the U.S. national debt, now $18.2 trillion, will soar to $27 trillion, the Congressional Budget Office predicts. more »»

Start-Up NY fails to deliver

April 16, 2015 Regarding the Start-Up NY economic development program: We told you so. more »»

Fighting bureaucracy

April 15, 2015 True public servants are frowned upon by some in the federal bureaucracy. Anyone daring to rock the boat by going public with evidence of malfeasance risks retaliatio. more »»

Apply for new funding

April 14, 2015 New York state’s recently enacted budget includes $100 million in additional funding for brownfield redevelopment, with a particular aim toward helping upstate. more »»

Keep elite units strong

April 13, 2015 Try as we may, Americans cannot overcome biological realities. Ignoring them in the name of political correctness can have disastrous consequences in some situations. more »»

Get details before OK

April 12, 2015 Fulton County supervisors should get more details about how the county would be affected if the county jail were to hold Gloversville’s pre-arraigned detainees. more »»

Cheers and jeers

April 11, 2015 CHEERS — To using the library. Local libraries still serve an important role in the community. A recent report from the Johnstown Public Library offers proof. more »»



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