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Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Like most of the residents of the city I live in, we use natural gas that’s provided to our property through local utility companies like those across America. Our stove cooks with it, our furnace heats our house with it, we heat water to bathe with it and our dryer dries our clothes with it. We are a natural gas household whether we think so or not.

Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 2:30 PM

We’ve been watching Congress since the mid-term elections and reading Zephyr Teachout’s terrific history book, Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United. That snuff box was a gift from King Louis XVI of France. His...

Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 2:25 PM

On Dec. 9, The Canandaigua community has the opportunity to vote on some important issues that are, and have been, facing the school district. I read with great interest Superintendent Lynne Erdle’s guest essay of Nov. 4, and am writing in support...

Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 2:16 PM

The same president who has deported more people by far than any of his predecessors — and who said several years ago that he could not reverse that policy unilaterally — is now doing exactly that. Henceforth, we will deport far fewer people. That’s...

Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 2:12 PM

It’s no secret that many New Yorkers are struggling to get on solid financial footing. During the cold-weather months there can be additional costs that some families are not equipped to handle, such as home heating needs. In preparation for winter,...

Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 2:01 AM

It has become a never-ending quest to define millennials. Those between the age of 18 and 34 are often portrayed as a self-absorbed, narcissistic generation obsessed with technology. They are a group more likely to check their Twitter or Instagram...

Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 2:01 AM

The beauty of the public school system (which, as per our constitution, was meant to stay locally controlled) is that no agendas are supposed to be preached or promulgated. But what is a parent to think when they read a book slated to be read in...

Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 2:01 AM

The sun has disappeared behind the hills to the west. Wavelets lap the Conesus shoreline not five feet from where we sit. A few stars appear. Using the power of imagination, my granddaughter calls upon extrasensory perception. “Hammurabi,...

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 4:13 PM

In the last column we discussed some of the ways that restaurants get you to spend more. This time we want to look at grocers and other retailers. Not every grocer or retailer uses all or any of these techniques, and like restaurants, they are in...

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Macedon village Trustee Don Lohse’s motion and Trustee Dave Sliney seconding the motion to dissolve the Village of Macedon at the recent Village Board meeting was irresponsible, disrespectful to the majority of his fellow board members as well as...

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Don’t expect much of value to come out of the Dickensian world that passes for a central government in Washington in the next two years. Even in the unlikely event the two parties actually work together on the issues mentioned by the few responsible...

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