President Trump hasn’t found an international organization he hasn’t wanted to essentially destroy. But the broken clock is right about the World Health Organization: It needs serious reform, …

NEW YORK (TNS) — Here’s what we’ve been told as the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has kept the U.S. in lockdown and shuttered the economy: Trust the experts.

NEW YORK — He isn’t trending right now, but he should be.

Bats have had a PR problem for millennia. They have been maligned as omens of evil, carriers of disease and many people just simply fear or hate them.

They don’t know what they are doing. That’s what President Barack Obama said about U.S. leaders in charge of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. He was giving online speeches at commencement e…

We can do this. We who live in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties have already done a lot of great work in keeping the coronavirus from spreading to dangerous levels, and getting the go-ahead f…

We have been relegated to our homes for over two months. We have followed the CDC-recommended precautions — maintaining a safe social distance of at least 6 feet; wearing masks when in public;…

ALBANY (TNS) — If there was anything reassuring about the ghastly sickness that’s ravaging families, destroying our economy and causing so much suffering, it was that COVID-19 seemed relativel…

NEW YORK — With New York “coming down the mountain” of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, there has been increased talk about a possible “second wave” of the coronavirus hi…

NEW YORK (TNS) — In his briefing Tuesday, Gov. Cuomo spoke about Trump administration infection projections and the itchiness around the country to loosen coronavirus shutdown restrictions and…

April, wrote a poet, is the cruelest month. So it was in New York — and throughout America — as we weathered a viral storm and its concomitant carnage. With the calendar turned to May, some cr…

Farmers dump milk in Upstate New York, plow fresh vegetables into the ground in Idaho and Florida, and talk of euthanizing pigs rather than slaughtering them for meat in the Midwest. In other …

For many Americans, one of the toughest things about dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is that they just don’t like to be told what to do.

Even with some grocery store shelves still conspicuously devoid of flour and other staples, we’re assured that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t endangered the nation’s food supply. That assurance,…

Whether it’s New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo or President Donald Trump advising the public to wear face coverings to limit the spread of the coronavirus doesn’t matter. It’s the right thing to do w…

There are those in government and think tanks, and probably a few bars, who like to say that the U.S. Postal Service needs to run like a business.

As New York writhes in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic — racking up horrifying numbers of the infected and the dead — a scandal has arisen over the inadequacy of the state’s supply of ven…

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Folks, on a recent evening I rode my bike around the Henley Street/St. Bonaventure loop. I passed at least 50 people, none of whom had masks.

Stand up, get out, defy this illegal, unconstitutional lockdowns of our country, our states and our lives.

Last week, President Trump responded to a report from a program director in a top-level U.S. science lab that sunlight and certain disinfectants were able to kill the coronavirus quickly. I wa…

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    I can’t say how disappointed I was when I read the letter to the editor on May 16, titled, “We Need to Move on,” by Cattaraugus County Legislator Ginger Schroder.

    Thursday, May 21, 2020

      Protests, anti-science editorials, viral conspiracy theories, cartoons and serial tweeting will not change the “will” of the COVID-19 virus.

      Saturday, May 16, 2020
      Wednesday, May 13, 2020

      President Trump hasn’t found an international organization he hasn’t wanted to essentially destroy. But the broken clock is right about the World Health Organization: It needs serious reform, as painfully exposed by the coronavirus crisis.

      NEW YORK (TNS) — Here’s what we’ve been told as the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has kept the U.S. in lockdown and shuttered the economy: Trust the experts.

      NEW YORK — He isn’t trending right now, but he should be.

      (TNS) Recent days sometimes seemed like a return to the 1960s, as a gleaming spacecraft carried American astronauts aloft while a series of protests rocked dozens of cities in the outraged reaction to a black man’s murder.

      President Trump hasn’t found an international organization he hasn’t wanted to essentially destroy. But the broken clock is right about the World Health Organization: It needs serious reform, …

      NEW YORK (TNS) — Here’s what we’ve been told as the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has kept the U.S. in lockdown and shuttered the economy: Trust the experts.

      NEW YORK — He isn’t trending right now, but he should be.