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Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 1:43 PM

With student loans becoming more and more difficult to pay back, will the United States ever move toward free education? In 2013, the average student loan debt was $28,400, according to The Institute for College Access & Success. Student loan debt increases every year, and unless something is changed, it will continue to increase exponentially.As a student myself, having thousands of dollars in loans will be a financial burden for years to come. President Obama’s student...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 1:24 PM

I’m so blessed to live in a community where love overflows and brings people together. We celebrate and say thank you to the Hands of Hope Kitchen as it celebrates its one-year anniversary.Every Wednesday we are blessed with...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 1:18 PM

On Feb. 20, I had an appointment with a doctor at the VA Medical Center. It was minus 5 degrees at 10 a.m.My wife drove me to the appointment in her car. After the appointment, we went to the parking lot and the car would not start. We...

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 2:01 AM

In his guest essay of March 16 in the Daily Messenger (“Fracking opponents ignore science”), Isaac Orr claims that “the report produced by the NYS Department of Health to justify the fracking ban is fraught with bad science...

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 1:38 PM

It is deeply disturbing to read of the sentence of 13 years given to a Lima woman because she exercised her right to a trial by jury (“Lima woman...

Posted Mar 23, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Isaac Orr’s pro-fracking essay (“Fracking opponents ignore science,” Daily Messenger, March 16) seems like pure propaganda, using one-dimensional...

Updated Mar 20, 2015 at 10:48 AM

On Feb. 22 and again on March 7, Honeoye-Hemlock Post 1278 held their Frozen Fingers Horseshoe Tournaments. Approximately 40 players braved the elements to play both days. Thank you goes to organizer Paul Richards, all the players and...

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Twice a month the Bloomfield Seniors Group meet at the former American Legion on Routes 5 and 20. Before lunch, we actually say a prayer. Can you believe that? Here’s another news flash for you — we even say the Pledge of Allegiance...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM

It’s commendable that the community is trying to tackle the problem of poverty. However, one of the major issues affecting poverty is illegitimacy. Charles Murray wrote in his book “The Bell Curve” that if you are...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 2:31 PM

In regards to the Southern Tier becoming part of Pennsylvania: What if upstate New York became the 51st state? It could write its own constitution. Just some ideas that could be in it:• Representatives would have term limits. No...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 1:37 PM

I want to publicly thank (and what could be more public than the Daily Messenger?) all the people who help me get along. This morning when I woke up, the sun was shining, but the weatherman said it would snow. Now it’s snowing. Likewise...

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