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Editorial: Local leaders must be proactive to save Rotterdam mall

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
Relying on ownership to attract new business won't be enough

Charles Krauthammer: Offset gas tax hike with equal cut in Social Security tax

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
For 32 years I’ve been advocating a major tax on petroleum.

Reforms would help relations with police

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
*Reforms would help relations with police
*Cuomo abandoned principles on abortion
*Eloquent Cuomo was a gift to a generation

Editorial: Local Assembly Dems show no courage

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Support for Silver's unethical leadership is a disgrace

Richard Cohen: ‘Selma’ distorts the truth about LBJ’s role in civil rights

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
Before I came to dislike the movie “Selma,” I was deeply moved by it.

100 Acre Woods in Malta needs upkeep

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
*100 Acre Woods in Malta needs upkeep
*Do more to prevent Niskayuna burglaries
*Donors made a big difference for children
*Take actions to curb secondhand smoke

Editorial: High Notes

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

Climate change science far from settled

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
*Climate change science far from settled

Too much coverage of Mario Cuomo’s death

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
*Too much coverage of Mario Cuomo’s death
*Withhold taxes until Al Sharpton pays his
*Palestinans victims of violence by Israelis
*Avoid police brutality by obeying officers
*Local leaders should take lead on dangers

George Will: Senators must ask tough questions of Obama’s attorney general nominee

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
Senate confirmation hearings put nominees on notice that, as a Michigan state legislator reportedly once said, “I’m watching everything you do with a fine-toothed comb.”

Many important stories go underreported

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
While the biggest news stories of 2014 interested me somewhat, I am more interested in those that were not reported, or reported but given scant attention

Address teacher competency first

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
Before they can move ahead on any of the other pressing issues regarding education, state government leaders and representatives of the state's school teachers need to clear away the 600-pound gorilla in the room — teacher evaluations.

Constitution Pipeline good for New York residents, businesses

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
Anyone who experienced a spike in their home heating bills last winter should be pleased with the news that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the Constitution Pipeline project.

Editorial: Retail project a positive sign for city

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
Schenectady has had trouble attracting retail

Campaign falsely links Israel with genocide

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
*Campaign falsely links Israel with genocide

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