This grim anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., killings, with 28 dead, reminded us of that moment back in 2000 when Charlton Heston made his defiant boast at the NRA convention that gun control advocates would have to pry his rifle from his “cold, dead hands.”
I feel as withered as a blow-up lawn Santa that's hit the skids.
Last week I found myself sitting in the Middle School Auditorium moderating a panel regarding the future of Canandaigua as part of the City Centennial Celebration. Basically, our job was to help create a vision for Canandaigua’s future.
Cartoon by Ken Catalino of Webster
“It’s not about the Common Core…” is a statement I have made over and over again, as have many of my instructional colleagues. I came back from my very first training provided by the New York State Education Department in 2010 and announced that the...
I feel as withered as a blow-up lawn Santa that’s hit the skids.I’ve just spent hours looking for a gift for someone I don’t really know that well: my brother-in-law. Worse? I got him something that fills me with shame.
A community columnist who ignores facts is a terrible journalist and has no business publishing.I’ll apologize. I’m judging a writer on one column. It’s just like judging a police officer on one incident.
We had already done the Gift Thing. Everything had been opened, oohed and aahed over, thank yous and kisses given, and the sea of torn wrapping paper sent up in smoke from the hearth.It was now 1 o’clock.Time for the next biggie. Dinner.
By John NinfoPrimarily because of the" Great Recession" and the fact that cars are now generally more reliable, Americans are keeping their cars longer, an average of 11.4 years.I am not sure that is true in the Northeast,...
We’ve heard a lot lately about American students scoring lower in reading and math than their peers in other countries. We’re fretting as a nation that our young people are not prepared to replace baby boomers in the workforce. Student loan debt has...
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