Editorial

Fraud Tips

Fraud, not just related to unemployment benefits, is running rampant. If you receive any correspondence from the New York State Department of Labor in regards…



The Old Coot sees the future

Evolution is a slow process, so slow it can’t be witnessed in a human life span. Afterall it was “Lucy’s” fossil remains that revealed the…



National Women’s Month

As historian, I am often involved with genealogy and note that when families are listed in old books and newspapers, the first names of women…


On sale or not

This happens to me every so often. I’ll go into a store, spot a rack of shirts with a sign that says, “50% off!” I…


Greatest Act of Generosity

Generosity means more than just giving. It also means to cooperate with others, to see beyond the weaknesses and mistakes of others, helping them recognize their…


Burn ban begins in New York

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the annual statewide ban prohibiting residential brush burning begins on March 16,…