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St. Mary’s, NBT made the right choice

February 22, 2015 I am a member of the grassroots organization that coalesced to oppose the proposal by St. Mary’s Healthcare to establish a drug rehabilitation facility in the former NBT bank building in Gloversville. more »»

Governor should let teachers teach

February 21, 2015 These are certainly challenging times to be a public school teacher in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has essentially declared war on teachers by introducing a list of harsh “reforms. more »»

Lorey providing better example than president

February 20, 2015 I’m responding to a recent letter that was critical of Fulton County Sheriff Tom Lorey. more »»

‘King Andrew’ takes wrong approach

February 19, 2015 The weather here in New York state has been abysmal as of late, but this winter’s weather can’t begin to compare to the storm that Gov. more »»

Understand GOP dilemma

February 17, 2015 One of the major issues facing Congress these days is the matter of illegal aliens. About 5 million people in the United States are here illegally. Approximately 3 million of them are adults. more »»

Throwing hat into the ring

February 17, 2015 For more than two years, I’ve been writing about preserving the Adirondack Park for future generations of people, animals and keeping it free without permits and tolls; the way it was when my... more »»

Proposed park would affect more than revenue

February 16, 2015 I am responding to The Leader-Herald’s editorial published Feb. 3 about the proposed regional business park and the possibility of annexation. more »»

Gun control fails to improve safety

February 15, 2015 How many checks, restrictions and processing fees are gun owners going to absorb until we say, “Enough is enough”? The main reason for the demise of firearm ownership is money. more »»

Cuomo’s education reforms a power grab

February 14, 2015 I am the proud parent of five children who graduated from the Gloversville school distric. more »»

Free community college would be risky

February 13, 2015 Our country’s mindset would be comical if it wasn’t so sad. The latest example is the proposal for free community colleg. more »»

Gov. Cuomo needs to learn about education

February 10, 2015 As I listen to you, Governor Cuomo, and your misguided ideas for education as well as your attacks on teachers, one thing comes to mind. more »»

What about the people?

February 9, 2015 During the January artic spell, I kept wondering where the SPCA was. You’d get arrested for parking a dog out for half an hour in such conditions. more »»

Money, sex basis of crime

February 9, 2015 Money and sex are the basis of crime. People commit murder for money and sex. In our government, we see crime for mone. more »»

President Obama’s mindset a negative

February 8, 2015 In response to Rick Bedell’s letter to the editor and his reference to the terrorism in France, one must agree with his condemnation of these horrific actions by Islamic radicals against legitimate... more »»

Checks, balances being circumvented

February 7, 2015 Thomas Jefferson wrote, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manur. more »»

Fulton County sheriff sets a bad example

February 6, 2015 Recently I read the article in The Leader-Herald regarding Fulton County Sheriff Tom Lorey’s statement that he is against the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act and was... more »»

Facility would be setback for downtown

February 4, 2015 I am writing as an investor and manager of  Schine Memorial Hall and as an initial member of Mohawk Harvest Co-op and as a Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce member, both personally and... more »»

Find a different location for project

February 3, 2015 Recently, there was an article announcing a proposed $50 million development in Clifton Park. more »»

Rehab center wrong for Main Street

February 2, 2015 My name is Jennifer Voorhees and I am the owner of The Still Point Acupuncture, which is located over the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market in downtown Gloversville. more »»

Site wrong for proposal

February 1, 2015 While I support St. Mary’s Hospital’s continued provision of treatment services, I do not think those services should be located in the recently closed NBT building on North Main Street. more »»



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