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…

On the commentary page of Sept. 18, Leonard Pitts Jr. offered numerous slurs, lies, misrepresentations and unfounded accusations that demand response.

In this day and age of IT, in which a business or home can have all kinds of security that can turn things on and off and give alerts, it’s hard to believe that a sewer pump failed and did not…

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.

A state senator in Washington state, Maureen Walsh, was recently quoted as saying ”nurses in smaller hospitals probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day” during a debate about l…

I hope everyone had the opportunity to see the Olean High School production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” I truly believe every year the annual musical gets better and better.

History tends to repeat itself. In the deep South, during the Civil Rights movement, African American churches were targeted and attacked. In 2015, a church in Charleston, S.C. was attacked by…

I am a very mature lady now, and during this long life I have tried to follow in my Savior’s footsteps — as God wants me to do, to love Him and take care of my neighbors.

I awoke early Friday morning to the terrible news from Christchurch, New Zealand, where 50 Muslims were gunned down and killed while at prayer, while many more were wounded.

It is hard for businessmen to watch what is going on with our politicians. In the business world, one tries to convince a potential buyer that you have something that might be better for the b…

It’s March 3, 1974, and you’re on Turkish Airlines Flight 981, a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, looking forward to your landing at London. The plane has just taken off from Paris and then, all of a …

March 22 is known globally as World Water Day, established by the United Nations in 1993 to highlight the importance of fresh water by advocating for sustainable management of water resources.

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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…

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019

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…