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Opinion

Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Construction is under way on the Collins Manor senior citizens project on Main Street in Ripley. The two-story building will contain 24 one-bedroom apartments, laundry facilities and a community room. The project has received extensive support from Ripley town ...

DUNKIRK: City can’t give up on solid proposal

Opinion

Dunkirk’s loss is North Tonawanda’s gain. On Monday, state Gov. Kathy Hochul noted the Buffalo’s Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood and the City of North Tonawanda were winners of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative. That being said, there were plenty of reasons to be ...

Being grateful — even in worst of times

Commentary

Probably the Thanksgiving I remember most was also the most miserable. We were fighting on the Vinh Te Canal in Vietnam along the Cambodian border. Friends had been killed or wounded, yet that didn’t stop the war from going on. Every night, it was our mission to continue to go out on ...

Retrospective

Opinion

Thirty years ago — 1991 The Chautauqua County Resource Center has notified the city of Dunkirk that it plans to build a community residence for eight developmentally disabled adults on a site north of East Chestnut Street. The site, which is owned by John Runfola of Fredonia, is a 1.8 acre ...

NOURISH NEW YORK A shining moment for state, Borrello

Opinion

Sen. George Borrello’s pre-Thanksgiving trip to New York City was far from a sight-seeing trip. The Sunset Bay Republican spent Sunday in Queens to see Gov. Kathy Hochul sign legislation Borrello sponsored making the Nourish New York farm-to-food bank program permanent. It’s a notable ...

State’s generosity is misguided

Commentary

The COVID relief funds for illegal aliens in New York state are almost depleted and unsurprisingly, open border advocates are wanting more additional taxpayer monies. In the spring, New York’s state legislature passed the excluded workers fund, which provided illegal alien applicants ...