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Fight for survival in heart of winter

The snow is deep and cold. Streams are running through frozen cathedrals as the ice thickens. Winter birds congregate at feeders. Deer get ever closer to the house to nip both shrubs and the bird seed. This time of year always feels like the depths of the season. The urge to hunker down and ...

‘Conversation’ on cannabis plots next steps

The state’s new Office of Cannabis Management held a wide-ranging “Cannabis Conversation” online Thursday evening. Tremaine Wright of Brooklyn, the chair of the state’s cannabis control board, explained the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act approved in 2021 and answered questions ...

Vigo’s brave battle

SILVER CREEK — Vigo Meyer, a 13-year-old who attends Silver Creek Central School, and his parents, Jill and Kurt, were going about their normal lives, until a sudden change in early December. Early this school year, Meyer was sent home from school with a doctor’s note, due to migraines ...

Rosas touts successes in State of the City

Mayor Wilfred Rosas released his State of the City address Friday. Rosas said, “COVID (had) a major impact in the way that we did things this past year and the year before.” He said 450 more tests will be given to residents. The city is installing a camera system to increase community ...

News Analysis: GOP argues and loses . . . again on rules changes

For nearly two hours Monday, state Assembly Republicans stepped to the microphone trying to persuade their Democratic colleagues to vote against a resolution changing the Assembly’s debate rules. Only two Democrats — Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Latrice Walker — spoke in ...

Police hope testing cracks unsolved homicide case

By ERIC TICHY etichy@post-journal.com County investigators are hoping advancements in testing for DNA can break open an unsolved Westfield homicide case going on 30-plus years. Several pieces of evidence collected in December 1990 have been resubmitted for testing at the New York State ...