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When we were children, our father and grandmother sometimes took us to see Grandma’s sister and her husband. Aunt Alta lived somewhere near Bradford but I can’t remember exactly where.

I’m looking forward to fall. I feel a little guilty for saying this. Throughout a long, cold winter, I pined for warm weather, for summer. I find I’m feeling kind of ready for the next season …

I had been putting it off. You name the excuse: too busy, I feel fine, no symptoms, too uncomfortable to discuss, and on and on.

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In the June 27 issue of the Arcade Herald, Freedom Town Supervisor Randy Lester claimed that he is attempting to bring wind turbines into the area “for the Town of Freedom.”

I am a Catholic. That said, in the whole debate about abortion, I never see anyone talking about the outcome.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

    The front-page article in Wednesday’s Olean Times Herald an the huge ad by the New York Association of Convenience Stores in Monday’s edition, both indirectly ridiculing the Cattaraugus County…

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    Monday, July 29, 2019

    Recently, a fine report by USA Today Network writer Jeff Platsky detailed what daily life confirms — “The Graying of New York State,” sadly and especially in the 50 Upstate counties north of New York City.

    Many of us can remember the time when research of any topic often involved hours perusing scholarly tomes and magazine articles in a local library or university.

    Immigration issues in the United States long ago devolved into the surreal, but it was still an eyebrow-raiser on Friday to see a press release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office giving tips to i…

    Republican politicians and pundits intentionally overstated the extent to which Democrats were banking on Robert Mueller’s testimony. They imagined Trump-haters hanging breathlessly on Mueller’s every word, hoping to find the bombshell that makes the obstruction case against Trump.

    It is apparently part of Robert Mueller's contract with the media that he must always be described as "honorable" and a "lifelong Republican." (After this week, we can add "dazed and confused"…

    In a previous column I explored why 80% of white Evangelical Christians voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, and why most of those who did so continue to support him.

    WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III isn’t expected to roll out any bombshells when he testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on July 24.

    In the 2016 presidential election, 81% of white Evangelical Christian voters chose Donald Trump, a man whose personal history and treatment of others had shown him to be anything but a faithfu…