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Resignation timely

October 22, 2015 Allison Hickey may have resigned as head of the Veterans Benefits Administration just in time to avoid being caught in the middle of a scandal. more »»

Ignorance improbable

October 21, 2015 In about a week, the 2016 signup season for Obamacare insurance will begin. more »»

A half-baked lease deal

October 20, 2015 The Fulton County Board of Supervisors recently voted to extend Grandma Millie’s Bakery’s lease at the Fulton County Airport for another year and to raise her rent from $250 to $275. more »»

Stand by Syrian rebels

October 19, 2015 Americans can’t be trusted. They don’t keep their commitments. That is the message heard loud and clear throughout the world as a result of President Barack Obama’s capricious foreign policy. more »»

Water Board looks foolish

October 18, 2015 The Johnstown Water Board appears foolish and irresponsible after agreeing to a contract that provided more than $18,000 in buyouts to its clerk. more »»

Cheers and jeers

October 17, 2015 CHEERS — To new development. We’re seeing nice progress in Vail Mills. more »»

Vaccine policy OK

October 16, 2015 Given all of the challenges people in Fulton and Montgomery counties have to deal with, concerns about vaccines should not be one of them. It was recently reported the U.S. more »»

No talks with Taliban

October 15, 2015 Earlier this week, first lady Michelle Obama took to Twitter to promote her list of “girl power” songs, ranging from “Survivor” to “Girl on Fire. more »»

Veto-proof defense bill

October 14, 2015 When President Barack Obama can blame a “government shutdown” on conservatives in Congress, he spares no demagoguery in portraying them as arch-villains. more »»

More than slogan needed

October 13, 2015 It is great that our local counties have come up with a united slogan for economic development, but now comes the hard part. more »»

Cheap shots undeserved

October 12, 2015 It would border on the absurd to suggest a West Virginia senator who owns firearms, hunts with them and once ran a campaign spot featuring him using a rifle to blow a hole in an anti-coal bill is... more »»

Start with realistic plan

October 11, 2015 The Fulton County Board of Supervisors conducts an open budget process, which is good, but the county’s routine seems flawed. more »»

Cheers and jeers

October 10, 2015 CHEERS — To parading in pink. Students, staff and others from the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District organized the Seventh Annual Robin Blowers Patriot Pink Out parade in Broadalbin last week. more »»

Consider solar farms

October 9, 2015 The proposed solar farm in Gloversville has helped shine a light on an issue in many municipalities: zoning laws that fail to keep up with the pace of technology. more »»

Deportation rate political

October 8, 2015 Not since 2006 has the federal government deported more illegal aliens. But then, not since then have Democrat hopes for the presidency been so low. more »»

Don’t close Guantanamo

October 7, 2015 So desperate is President Barack Obama to keep a campaign promise to close the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention center that he apparently is prepared to put Americans at risk if that is what it take. more »»

Infrastructure needs funding

October 6, 2015 New York state has a serious infrastructure problem, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature are failing to address it properl. more »»

Be careful in Afghanistan

October 5, 2015 Early in his presidency, Barack Obama made it clear to the Taliban that to re-conquer Afghanistan, wrenched from them at the cost of many American lives, all they had to do was wait out the United... more »»

Don’t change what works

October 4, 2015 Tourism promotion in Montgomery County has been making good progress since the county handed the job over to the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce at the beginning of the year. more »»

Spreading the ugly truth

October 4, 2015 Political Washington just got a welcome dose of refreshing candor. more »»



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