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Posted on August 22 at 8:20 a.m. (Suggest removal)

For what these athletes give up to practice and practice and practice for our country, I would think a tax exemption on their medals and prize money should be a "given". The endorsement incomes that will follow, should be taxed.

From: Should Olympic athletes get a tax exemption on their prize money and medals?

Posted on July 28 at 7:59 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Hold a fishing contest, with a nominal award for catching one or both. Maybe a new rod & reel? It would keep a bunch of kids busy, if nothing else.

From: Fishermen reporting double trouble: 2 gar in Iroquois Lake

Posted on July 21 at 9:52 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Now, if only the County had enough beds to support the travelers......

From: Montgomery County gets funds to repave part of Erie Canalway Trail

Posted on July 11 at 4:04 p.m. (Suggest removal)

What a concept...consider the person for the job, rather than his/her political affiliation.

From: Trump's VP curveball: He's considering a retired general... who's a Democrat

Posted on June 20 at 4:03 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I wish I was old, like I am now, when I took American History in high school so I could have appreciated what shaped our country. The wrongs that were done, as well as the rights, all had meaning and reasons.

From: Dress said to originate from Battle of Little Bighorn

Posted on June 10 at 7:55 a.m. (Suggest removal)

What's the big deal? This guy should file the paperwork that the Town requires, as long as he has nothing to hide, and be done with it. The permitting process could/would protect the Town from any possible lawsuits.

From: Glenville, ropes course owner at odds over permit

Posted on April 29 at 3:32 p.m. (Suggest removal)

And just how, except with some known persons, are the police supposed to know if they are dealing with a mentally ill person, or just someone bent on having a confrontation with the law? The police have every right to protect themselves and others in situations where the "bad guy's" mental state is unknown.

From: Should police be retrained on how they deal with mentally ill offenders?

Posted on April 15 at 2:45 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Say good bye Sheldon.

From: Prosecutors in Sheldon Silver case cite extramarital affairs

Posted on April 7 at 8:16 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Does this mean the Thruway may become a toll-free highway as promised for the mid 90's, back when the Thruway was built? What a boon to economic development in the Mohawk Valley IF those tolls are lifted.

From: Power authority to take over state Canal Corporation management

Posted on March 23 at 2:55 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Pretty soon there will be no choice, ONE bank for us to be able to use. The big get bigger and less friendly to the small customer.

From: Shareholders approve KeyCorp, First Niagara merger

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