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Kudos To Ms. Trimbell

Congratulations to Rachel Trimbell as the first official recipient of the Sheriff’s Superstar Program Award. When many of us might have panicked in the same situation, it is awesome that this 14 … more

Thank A First Responder During EMS Week

The week of May 19-25 is recognized as National Emergency Medical Services Week to honor the men and women who provide lifesaving services on a daily basis in our communities. During my time … more

Flag Controversy Pales In Comparison

In the last few months local Democrats have once again created a “tempest in a teapot” as concerns the sale of Confederate flags at a few “T-shirt” stands at the county … more

Supervisor Tuthill, Members of Delhi Council

You were elected to take care of Delhi and entrusted to do that in a fiscally responsible manner. It’s your job. We pay you to do that. The Council is looking to spend money on … more

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and with the number of reported cases in New York rising each year, it is important to arm yourself and your family with the tools to avoid the disease when … more

You Can Save Lives - Become An Organ Donor

April is “National Donate Life” month and here in New York, I have helped lead an increased effort to encourage more people to become organ and tissue donors. Several new laws have … more

COMMENTARY

With the passage of the 2019-20 New York state budget early last week, some dangerous changes have been made to the state’s criminal justice system. Some of these changes are troubling to … more

Budget Reactions From Assemblyman Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller released a number of statements Monday, April 1, regarding measures of specific concern during this year’s budget negotiations: Miller On Budget Funding For … more

March Is Red Cross Month

March is American Red Cross Month, a time to recognize the efforts of the professionals and volunteers who constitute the caring and compassionate organization. Inspired by the International … more

COMMENTARY

Protecting the public is among the top priorities of any elected official. During my time in office, I have helped enact a number of laws to ensure our communities are safe. Recently, I joined … more

Re-Open New York For Business

As a longtime state senator, I have seen a number of economic victories in New York and have helped facilitate job creation projects that have benefited communities throughout my district. I have … more

Direct-Care Professionals Deserve More Respect, Better Treatment

Direct-care professionals have one of the hardest, most demanding jobs in New York; they work tirelessly to ensure the wellbeing of those who have difficulty caring for themselves. While they … more

Seward Seeks Nominees For Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

For generations, great men and women have answered our nation’s call, put on uniforms, and served to protect and advance the cause of freedom and democracy around the world. Our … more

The Future Of Farming

As our world evolves and technological advances propel us forward at lightning speed, one constant remains – agriculture. No matter how smart our cell phones become or how large our … more

Talk On the Street

By Michaela Mills With Valentine’s Day only one day away it is on everyone’s mind, including Delaware Academy’s kindergarteners. The Delaware Academy teachers try their best … more

State Budget Needs To Give People Reasons To Stay In New York

President Trump and Governor Cuomo are in a war of words again – certainly not breaking news. This time around the back and forth centers on the upstate economy with President Trump … more

Sen. Metzger’s Boss Bill and Other Pro-Women Legislation Pass State Senate

The Boss Bill, sponsored by State Senator Jen Metzger, and the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act (CCCA), both co-sponsored by Metzger, passed the State … more

Happy Retirement!

As the year has drawn to a close and more and more of the people we saw every day have retired, we see how things have changed. The people we saw every day were the cashiers, clerks, office … more

Raise Your Breast Cancer Awareness This October

Cancer is one of the most troubling health concerns that an individual can face. Breast cancer, in particular, is the most common invasive cancer among women, with about one out of every eight … more

Time to stand up for a free press: We’re not the enemy

Enough already. The last couple of years have been an unending barrage against the freedom of the press and the practitioners of this noble trade. From being called “liars,” … more
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