The recent interest regarding the new majority of the Farmersville Town Board’s alleged violation of the open meetings law, for meeting with an attorney prior to the Jan. 6 meeting, is astonishing.

Nations at war. We can go back to ancient times and watch how it happens. An aggressive tribe or nation attacks and pillages another. Sometimes the targets can defend themselves; sometimes the…

It is amazing to me at times, when I am thinking of one thing, how my mind segues on to something else, and sprints down a whole ‘nother’ line of thought.

Imagine that a distant relative died and left you $1 million. What would you do with it? Most of us would begin by paying off our bills, but then what? Buy that dream car that you always wante…

Remember Golden Books? When I was a little boy, one of my favorites was an illustrated take on the country mice/city mice fable.

Plans of writing this column early Christmas Eve were sidetracked when my daughter, Suzi, sent a text message asking if I could watch our grandson, Leo, while she took a short nap after a rest…

Christmas is a time for gathering with family and friends, exchanging gifts, enjoying traditional holiday meals and reflecting on the meaning of the season, the birth of Jesus Christ.

Every now and then, I see a story come through a wire service that intrigues me to the point where I need to know more.

As Democrats in the House of Representatives voted for articles of impeachment against President Trump, Americans should reflect on their audacity.

We’re really on the homestretch now. Even the radio stations that held off are now playing full-time Christmas music. TV channels are picking up steam, showcasing holiday favorites as well as …

Toddlers and young children like to explore the world around them, touching, smelling and tasting whatever they contact.

Friday was an extraordinarily busy day at the Olean Food Pantry. As a volunteer, I arrived at nine to help begin stocking shelves. Customers were already waiting in the parking lot even though…

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…

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The recent interest regarding the new majority of the Farmersville Town Board’s alleged violation of the open meetings law, for meeting with an attorney prior to the Jan. 6 meeting, is astonishing.

The holiday season has passed and the days are beginning to grow longer. Shorter days and long dark nights have always weighed heavily on the human race. And as the days began to lengthen and …

Friday, January 17, 2020
Sunday, January 12, 2020

    This is an opposing view to the Tom Wrobleski column in the Dec. 31 edition of the Tims Herald, on his reasoning for warning against marijuana being legalized.

    Thursday, January 09, 2020
    Tuesday, January 07, 2020

    New York’s new public campaign finance system took effect this week with little fanfare, perhaps because few elected officials want to take credit (or blame) for an idea that very few voters even wanted.

    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 President Donald Trump and his advisers contemplate the next steps to take in the conflict he instigated with Iran, they are focused primarily on two historical events. First, the seizure of the 52 American hostages at our embassy in Iran in 1979 and Iran’s role in killing hundreds of our…

    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…

    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…