The unanimous election of Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the hall's Expansion Era Committee has generated excitement in a number of Cooperstown businesses.
Most people in New York City have no idea that there are dairy farms in upstate New York, much less struggling ones, a speaker said Monday at a meeting of dairy farmers at the Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship in Oneonta.
The debate over gas drilling has frothed up in two more local towns -- the Otsego County town of Hartwick and the Delaware County town of Meredith -- where residents are wrestling with initiatives that would keep out heavy industry.
The Oneonta Family YMCA proposal to run recreational and swimming programs for the city next year will go to the full Common Council for a possible vote Tuesday.
Former Oneonta County Rep. Michal Swiderski, who had headed the county's Social Services Committee a decade ago and was the father of two sons, was stricken by a fatal heart attack over the weekend.
The first official sign of a big 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend came from the Expansion Era Committee on Monday with the unanimous elections of World Series champion managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre.
The Affordable Care Act was nothing more than an insurance restructuring bill passed hastily through a Congress that wanted their names associated with health care reform and signed by a president that wanted to be remembered as the man that tackled America’s health care problem. Unfortunately, haste makes waste, as we learned in kindergarten. The administration blatantly lied to the American people numerous times about the bill, yet won’t allow a second look at something that is crippling the middle class and the economy.
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Recently, a friend of mine sent me an email, and it read, "Putting things in perspective: Dec. 7, 1941 to May 8, 1945 is 3 years, 5 months, 1 day and March 21, 2010 (Obamacare passage) to Oct. 1, 2013 (website launch) is 3 years, 6 months, 10 days.Continued ...
Among the many things Fox News has to answer for is the proof it has provided that news relentlessly slanted to match an agenda works: It can bring audience, financial success and influence, the three things any media owner craves.
December 10, 2013