Not everyone has same view of facts

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
*Not everyone has same view of facts
*Cutting mail delivery days not a good idea
*Make continuation of stories easy to follow
*Schenectady's bad outweighing good
*Keep local news on A1 and Lio; less Saratoga

Gun safety for children ultimately falls to responsible adults

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
The fatal shooting of a gun-range instructor at the hands of a 9-year-old who couldn't handle an Uzi is a problem that can't be solved by new laws or stricter regulations.

School district needs broader plan to improve education

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
Schenectady has been struggling for years to manage a ballooning budget caused by rising mandatory costs and increased enrollment. This has negatively impacted the quality of education.

State DOT spraying raises concerns for organic farmers

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
As organic farmers, dealing with the state Department of Transportation has been very different than dealing with other entities.

Lure best from Texas schools to boost New York economy

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
The ongoing attempts of such states as Texas to poach New York state companies deserve a direct response from New Yorkers.

Thanks to all for help with Peck's Lake triathlon

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
*Thanks to all for help with Peck's Lake triathlon
*Babe Ruth in Rotterdam seeks donations to help pay for tournament run

Editorial: Officer's death a sad reminder

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
The shooting death of a Rochester police officer reminds us how dangerous their job is

David Sirota: Why even bother making corporations pay any taxes?

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
Reading companies' annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reliable cure for insomnia.

Glenville can't pay for extra equipment

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
*Glenville can't pay for extra equipment
*Thorne will stand up for transgender rights
*Sharpton has been a voice for equality
*Thorne will put full effort into Senate
*Vote in primary, then back winner in Nov

September 9 set aside for awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
*September 9 set aside for awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
*Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable for business
*More review needed of proposed Ballston Wal-Mart

Editorial: Separate races make no sense

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
Having governor and lieutenant governor run separately in primaries could present problems later

Froma Harrop: Social media fails in its promise to fuel political debate

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
With folks yapping all day on social media -- Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and the rest -- how can there be such a thing as a "spiral of silence" online?

Take a critical look at school testing

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
*Take a critical look at school testing
*Park's disc golf an asset for all
*Get rid of Lio comic and put in Bizarro
*McPhail has backing of GOP for justice
*Thorne will be a true Democrat in Senate
*Find way to honor Gade for Garden
*Column on good old days was on target
*Don't trust fracking industry with health

Editorial: Lowering interest rate a good start

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Schenectady needs to keep taking steps to help taxpayers keep their properties

Richard Cohen: U.S. democracy doesn't always fit in well with reality

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
America rarely does time capsules anymore, but the ones it does should include videos from February 2011 of American TV reporters exulting in the triumph of the Arab Spring

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