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April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Find new ways to mitigate rising gas prices

As gas prices approach $2.50 per gallon, it’s getting more and more expensive to fill up one’s tank. Some may already be canceling trips and changing their travel habits. For others, it’s only a matter of time. More...

Free college tuition not as free as you may think

New York State residents have tolerated deteriorating roads and bridges for years. Farmers, children and the homeless vie daily for equal opportunity from the state’s coffers. More...

State of the County highlights strengths

I recently delivered my fifth State of the County address, speaking to a standing room-only audience at the Burchfield Penney Art Center and outlining the numerous successes we have seen in Erie County during the past five years. More...

Spindle items

BACK TO SCHOOL — As a member of the inaugural journalism class at SUNY Fredonia, I had the opportunity to return to my alma mater this past weekend as a guest of the university’s Writers@Work program, which is an “alumni writers-in- More...

Volunteer firefighters key to community safety

This month, I am proud to join volunteer fire companies across New York state in promoting the RecruitNY program and weekend. More...


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