- GLYNN: Campaign finance reform falls short of the mark Gov. Andrew Cuomo has again failed on his promise of four years ago to deliver a comprehensive campaign finance reform, considered a major step toward combatting political corruption.
- BRADBERRY: See clearly now, the rain is (almost) gone I originally wrote this piece back in 2005. In view of the recent surge of interest and investment in Niagara's future, I thought it might be worth repeating, lest we forget from whence we come:
- CONFER: Tax refunds are no reason to be happy A strange thing tends to happen this time of year: taxpayers who should be damning the government end up praising it. These brainwashed souls, numbering in the millions, feel rewarded by what appears to be government benevolence in the form of a tax refund, failing to realize that they are getting back only a little of the money that was rightfully theirs to begin with.
- HIGGS: Moving on to St. Peter's Episcopal Church - just a dream in 1823 Back in 1823, Rev. Hopkins, an Episcopalian clergyman from New Jersey arrived in the Village of Niagara Falls and began holding the first Episcopalian services in a little schoolhouse in downtown Niagara Falls and Lewiston.
- GLYNN: Beilein marks winning ways without fanfare One of the biggest names in the world of sports these days is John Beilein whose family roots run deep in Niagara County.
- GUEST VIEW: Ready to get to work for all of Lewiston I would like to accomplish two things with this letter. The first is to take a moment to thank the Lewiston Town Board, Al Bax, Mike Marra, Ron Winkley, and Supervisor Dennis Brochey for appointing me to the Town Board, filling the vacancy left after Ernie Palmer recently stepped down.
HAMILTON: New York State Troopers and the low ceiling
As many of you can attest, our handicap and our environment can sometimes be our best assets. Many of you have overcome many of those things and have accomplished so many great things that have benefitted so many others.
- LETTERS FROM THE ISLAND: Bridge report fills in the gaps We were not surprised to learn that the South Grand Island Bridge was actually in pretty good shape when the Thruway Authority decided to "fix it" two summers ago.
- GLYNN: Astorino faces impossible odds against Cuomo Whatever else happens on the campaign trail this fall, it doesn't seem that the gubernatorial race will be close.
- OUR VIEW: Wilson's legacy includes Bills in Buffalo We all owe Mr. Wilson a debt of gratitude for demonstrating such fierce loyalty to Buffalo and to the fans of his team.
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