Former owners not to blame for Niskayuna blight

Monday, July 14, 2014
*Former owners not to blame for Niskayuna blight
*Legalize drugs and stop drug violence
*Curb Silver's power with term limits
*Hero's death should have been on Page 1
*Oil crisis demands more than criticism

Froma Harrop: Free speech and social media colliding

Monday, July 14, 2014
An aspiring rapper posts his lyrics on Facebook, suggesting a Halloween costume with his estranged wife's "head on a stick."

Painting over of graffiti not related to future casino

Monday, July 14, 2014
*Painting over of graffiti not related to future casino
*Gas tax no solution to pay for roadwork
*Column off mark on changes to climate
*Stop big-boxes by not shopping there

Editorial: Resolve driveway dispute

Monday, July 14, 2014
Two religious organizations should be able to compromise on access road

Editorial: Give soldier his final honor

Monday, July 14, 2014
Sgt. Henry Johnson long overdue to receive Medal of Honor

Editorial: Tragedy may bring needed regulations

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Death of 15-year-old in crash draws attention to problems with rafting industry in New York

No quick fixes for problems at VA

Sunday, July 13, 2014
A recent letter to the editor suggested, as a quick-fix for problems at the VA, that Congress pass legislation allowing veterans to use their insurance at any medical facility.

Tenure: A necessary protection

Sunday, July 13, 2014
A big national fight over teacher tenure is coming to New York state.

Editorial: Pope, bishop must be sincere in rooting out sex abuse

Sunday, July 13, 2014
It's difficult not to take a pope at his word. But given the Catholic Church’s recalcitrant moves toward transparency and reform regarding priest sex abuse, it’s easy to be skeptical about Pope Francis’ latest apologies to victims and his pledge to hold bishops accountable for the priests in their charge.

Not fooled by illegal 'caucuses'

Saturday, July 12, 2014
If you're buying the fairy tale that Schenectady Democrats and Conservatives are holding a political caucus and not conducting the public's business in secret illegally, then we have something we'd like to sell you

Editorial: Don't fall for phony 'caucuses'

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Schenectady County Legislature holds illegal public meetings disguised as political meetings

E.J. Dionne: Senate Dems put focus on Republican obstructionists

Friday, July 11, 2014
Some elections are contests between voters who are happy and voters who are not.

Unemployment figures lacking in proper context

Friday, July 11, 2014
*Unemployment figures lacking in proper context
*Judge was too easy on animal abuser
*Help clean up litter on scenic bike trail
*Editorial on tenure did not reflect reality
*Full-time legislature answer to corruption

Editorial: Politics, money rear head in casino siting

Friday, July 11, 2014
Lobbying and campaign contributions, combined with politically connected appointments, potentially could impact casino siting

Linda Chavez: Celebrate soldiers in wars for independence, civil rights

Thursday, July 10, 2014
This month marks not only the 238th anniversary of the founding of our nation, but also the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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