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To the Editor: This letter is in support of Senator John Mannion as a candidate for Congress. Two words come to mind when we think of him as a public servant, caring and competent. We have …

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I recently went to my first Chili’s restaurant. I agree this is not a surprising announcement, but it was a surprising evening to me when I discovered that Chili’s does not serve chili. It …

To the Editor: As a professional woman reading the article, “Fired. Rehired. Settled,” I am reminded how expensive misogyny is to us, the taxpayers. I am further disappointed that in 2020 …

To the Editor: If you are a man who enjoys hot dogs and sausages, you might want to rethink how much of those you eat. A study published in the British Medical Journal found that men who ate …

To the Editor: The first European immigrants who came to America were fleeing religious and political persecution imposed upon them by kings and queens. That’s why they established a …

Democrats! Time to mobilize! June 25 is Primary Election Day. Voting in the primary shows confidence in your chosen candidate. Voting creates excitement. You have the opportunity to get in on the …

To the Editor: Central New York has directly benefited from state Sen. John Mannion’s advocacy. He is currently running as the Democratic candidate for the 22nd Congressional …

To the Editor: Reproductive freedom is under attack here in New York and across the country. The Republicans are attacking abortion, IVF, birth control and putting our organs, fertility and …

To the Editor: DPW Superintendent Nic Dovi’s departure will be a huge loss to the city of Cortland. Departments of public works are responsible for the nuts and bolts of municipal …

To the Editor: On May 26, a group of about 150 households on Preble/Otisco Valley, Song Mountain, Song Lake and Long Road in Preble and Tully were without power from 2:20 am until just after 1 …

To the Editor: Confused about what congressional district you’re in? You are not alone! In February 2024, the New York State Legislature passed new US Congressional District Maps that …

To the Editor: There’s no disagreement. We all want clean water to drink, clean air to breathe, and a safe, healthy environment for our families to prosper. Here in the Mohawk Valley and …

To the Editor: I appreciated your May 11 article on the high school and college students appealing to legislators at the Minnesota Capital about the lack of climate change education in their …

To the Editor: There is a very fine, open-to-all, food pantry in the entrance to the Phillips Free Library in Homer. It includes shelves, refrigerator and freezer, so that much needed milk, …

To the Editor: As the New York State Democratic Primary Election approaches, I want to take a moment to express my enthusiastic support for John Mannion for Congress in NY-22. I am a proud …

To the Editor: I want to remind every registered Democrat in New York’s 22nd Congressional District that we have an important primary election coming up on June 25. The winner of the primary …

To the Editor: Most of the time when City Hall building is open, there are police officers on duty at the front entrance door, along with the metal detector in operation. This is not so at …

To the Editor: John Mannion is the NYSUT endorsed candidate for Congress. I am a proud NYSUT member who has known John and his family for many years. It was through my daughter-in-law and son …

To the Editor: Bernice Gutierrez was 8 days old in July 1945 when a huge explosion from the nation’s first test of an atomic bomb lit up the predawn sky 35 miles west of her hometown of …

To the Editor: At a recent Homer Town Board public meeting, Councilman Kevin Williams, despite strong public opposition, successfully advanced a motion to pursue the introduction of billboards …

Mannion for NY-22

To the Editor: I want to endorse state Sen. John Mannion’s candidacy for Congress in NY-22 (Onondaga, Madison and parts of Oneida, Cayuga and Cortland counties). I’ve worked with John for …

Karla Alwes I realized recently that when we reach a certain age, it is a more significant number than the number of candles on the cake indicate. That is, we become candidates for hearing …

To the Editor: When I ran to represent Homer in the Cortland County Legislature, I promised new perspectives for shaping our future. I promised to make decisions independent of partisan …

To the Editor: My current favorite “kids’ book” is “The Impossible Mountain,” by David Soman. It delivers an understanding that there is a world outside of us and our experiences …

To the Editor: As county legislator for District 10 (Homer), I will vote “no” on Agenda Item #2 at this Thursday’s general session. Agenda Item #2 is referred from the Government …

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