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.

On Aug. 10, I attended a city of Olean Zoning Board of Appeals hearing in which St. John’s Roman Catholic Church was requesting a religious exemption to convert the convent on North Union Stre…

Back when the North Union Street project was already a “done deal,” I wrote regarding long-term ramifications, and here I am again now that a farmer’s market will be constructed in Lincoln Park.

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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…

Monday, October 07, 2019
Sunday, October 06, 2019

    Chris Stanley, in his recent commentary on why President Trump won’t win a second term, completely ignored the many reasons that the president will in fact win re-election.

    Monday, September 16, 2019

      The Sept. 10 front-page article on the recent “rape” and “kill” videos allegedly made by a local 15-year-old should offend readers, and human beings, in light of our nation’s astounding number…

      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…

        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 N…

        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.

        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…

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

        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…