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Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 1:23 PM

As the latest chapter in the curious saga of Congressman Aaron “Fly Me” Schock recently came to an end, there was an unintentionally, darkly comic moment. It happened just after the “Downton Abbey” fanboy announced his resignation from the House of Representatives. His father, Dr. Richard Schock, told a Chicago TV station, “Ten years from now, whatever he’s doing, he’ll be successful at it. I promise you that. Two years from now,...

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 10:36 AM

This week, Grammy Award winner John Legend announced an initiative, Free America, a movement to bring attention to the ills of mass incarceration. He has scheduled a series of performances at correctional facilities in various states, along with...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 3:05 PM

The U.S. News and World Report ranks colleges and universities each year. So does Barron’s and the Princeton Review. Yet the criteria for ranking universities is so suspect that many universities are not included because they refuse to submit...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 12:39 PM

A JEER ... to the person (or persons) who got a hold of historical documents from the vast collection of Naples Historian Bill Vierhile and sold them on eBay. Known for his generosity, Mr. Vierhile donated his community artifacts...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 11:39 AM

National Volunteer Week marks a special time of the year for The Fresh Air Fund, and I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincere thanks to our wonderful Fresh Air volunteers, hosts and supporters in the Rochester area. Their...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 11:29 AM

As usual, your editorial about smoking (“Public/private space compromise needed on smoking,” April 1, MPNnow.com) is off the mark.The tobacco product scare is way overblown, especially the second-hand smoke argument.

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM

“You know, next time you’re going to have to do better, Mr. President.”

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Two decades. Twenty years.

Posted Apr 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM

It's important to refuel after your workout, but finding what's right for you comes through trial and error.

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 4:26 PM

Kudos to Wood Library for offering a most informative program last Thursday night: Crisis Hotline, Veterans Press 1. This award-winning documentary was riveting. The question-and-answer period with one of the hotline’s mental health...

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 4:17 PM

The numbers are substantial. Take this one, for instance: 29,300. That’s the number of people who received housing assistance provided by agencies receiving funds through the United Way of Ontario County.Or 30,000. That's how many...

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