I think I’ve said it before, but when I was young, Dick Clark’s “American Bandstand” was on TV. After the teens danced and came forth to give their opinions of a new song, most would say, “I l…

If there is one thing that supporters (and even many detractors) of President Trump agree on, it’s that he deserves credit for maintaining a strong economy. The current economic expansion is n…

A few weeks ago I was walking in to one of my favorite stretches of the Kinzua Creek in McKean County for a last hurrah in trout fishing. Big browns come upstream for the fall spawn and I want…

Have you ever had a job you just loved? Hated? Or one that perhaps brought you into a love/hate relationship?

Bail reform is coming to New York state on Jan. 1 and there is a great deal of misinformation and alarmist hype being circulated on this issue.

BELMONT — In numerous locations across the state, hundreds of district attorneys, sheriffs, police chiefs, police union members and other law enforcement officials called on the State Legislat…

As Democratic presidential candidates stumble over one another in a headlong rush towards socialism and fiscal insanity — promising trillions in new spending on everything from child care, hea…

We were having lunch one day when a good friend looked across the table at me and said, “I know you’re going through some things, but you look great!”

I hope this doesn’t seem a morbid topic, but I have had to say goodbye to some friends in recent months. Also, it is a time of year that marks birthdays or homegoing anniversaries for others I…

This year’s report from the Cattaraugus County Department of Aging shows that one out of five of us living in the county is 65 years of age or older. That’s more than 15,000 individuals within…

This needs to be said right off the bat — anybody who commits a hate crime needs to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

It was in the low 40s early Sunday when a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension of Bradford, Pa., hurried toward the front entrance to place flowers in the sanctuary before the 8 a.m…

When I was growing up on the Happy Hollow Road, footwear piled up on the landing at the top of the basement stairs. It was where we came in from the garage. Piles of shoes and boots from a fam…

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 Americans died in the worst terrorist attack on our home soil. For years afterwards, terrorism dominated the news, and the fear of terrorist violence became wid…

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As we come off the elections of 2019, it’s imperative that we seriously think of the direction we want our country to go for the 2020 elections and beyond. We must start taking steps now to ma…

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Bail reform is coming to New York state on Jan. 1 and there is a great deal of misinformation and alarmist hype being circulated on this issue.

BELMONT — In numerous locations across the state, hundreds of district attorneys, sheriffs, police chiefs, police union members and other law enforcement officials called on the State Legislat…

ALBANY — In the debates and on the trail, Joe Biden looks beatable. Even worse, he often seems confused and feeble. Too old, perhaps.

If there is one thing that supporters (and even many detractors) of President Trump agree on, it’s that he deserves credit for maintaining a strong economy. The current economic expansion is now the longest on record, and the economy continues to generate more jobs, higher incomes and increa…

As Democratic presidential candidates stumble over one another in a headlong rush towards socialism and fiscal insanity — promising trillions in new spending on everything from child care, hea…

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 Americans died in the worst terrorist attack on our home soil. For years afterwards, terrorism dominated the news, and the fear of terrorist violence became wid…