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Cheers and jeers

December 12, 2015 CHEERS — To making a child’s holiday brighter. In 2013, Safyre Terry was severely injured and disfigured in a fire in Schenectady. When firefighters found her, she was in the arms of her dying father. more »»

Slow down on parking rules

December 11, 2015 Considering how many good citizens have left Gloversville and how many houses are for sale, the city council should do all it can to make life convenient for the people who still live in Gloversville. more »»

Tests should nuke trust

December 10, 2015 At least President Barack Obama has been candid about what he plans to do about Iran’s missile buildup: nothing. more »»

Wake up to real threat

December 9, 2015 If they had planned to do so, the man and woman who slaughtered 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif. more »»

Be aware of tax cap

December 8, 2015 According to the rules of New York state’s property tax freeze program, most of the property taxpayers in Fulton County should be receiving a rebate check next year, but not town of Johnstown... more »»

Senate should OK proposal

December 7, 2015 U.S. public schools have left millions of children behind during the nearly 13 years since then-President George W. Bush signed into law a measure he and many in Congress hoped would reform education. more »»

Time to look for savings

December 6, 2015 Now that Gloversville and Johnstown officials are working together to possibly eliminate the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Sewer Board, we suggest they also spend some time talking about a way to... more »»

Cheers and jeers

December 5, 2015 CHEERS — To holiday parades. The area has been enjoying several holiday parades lately. Among them were parades in Gloversville, then Broadalbin, and on Friday night, Johnstown. more »»

Throw book at Silver

December 4, 2015 State lawmakers may start seriously tackling the problem of corruption when one of their own gets the proverbial book thrown at himself or herself by a judge. more »»

Bad path to road funding

December 3, 2015 Many observers, especially officials in the 50 states worried about highway funding, applauded action by Congress this week to provide $281 billion in transportation funding during the next five... more »»

Foolish to trust China

December 2, 2015 Chinese leaders came in for lavish praise from President Barack Obama during the climate change conference in Paris. more »»

Give reason for departure

December 1, 2015 The recent departure of Kevin Jones from his job as director of the Gloversville Department of Public Works has left people wondering why. more »»

How would we react?

November 30, 2015 Terrorism tends to gain attention when single, large-scale attacks claim many victims, as in the Paris massacre of 129 people by Islamic State operatives. more »»

Security a serious matter

November 29, 2015 There seems to be more concern than ever about security. more »»

Cheers and jeers

November 28, 2015 CHEERS — To a festive night. The Gloversville holiday parade and tree-lighting events on Nov. 20 were a great success. Hundreds of people got into a festive mood and lined the street. more »»

Stand by Turkey

November 27, 2015 President Barack Obama’s bluster toward Russia after one of that country’s warplanes was shot down by Turkish fighters Tuesday will not cause Vladimir Putin to lose any sleep — and that is a proble. more »»

Give thanks for efforts

November 26, 2015 In a world filled with anxiety over so many problems, it can be hard to remember we all do have reasons to be thankful. more »»

Will Europe man up?

November 26, 2015 If the purpose of terrorism is to terrify, the Islamic State had an extraordinary week. Brussels, capital of the EU and command post of mighty NATO, is still in panic. more »»

When expedience feels like wisdom

November 26, 2015 By LEONARD PITTS JR. “Let's stop worrying about people's rights." Sadly there are dozens of junctures in American history from which that shameful quote might spring. more »»

Which party will emerge?

November 26, 2015 By MICHAEL BARONE Each of our two political parties, ancient by world standards, seems to be facing a gathering stor. more »»



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