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To paraphrase a Dire Straits song, some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug. Gov. Andrew Cuomo learned this hard lesson Tuesday when a Marist College poll showed his approval rating dipped with New Yorkers in the wake of recent controversy over his administration’s delayed r…

Early in my career, I was sent to training with one of my coworkers. We were at dinner one night and he told a story about his grandmother, who was born to sharecroppers in the South, and her parents had been born into slavery. This stunning revelation made me realize that the horrible trage…

State vaccine response is not good enough. From the shameful and disgusting way the most vulnerable have been kept away from their loved ones and put into death centers, while they die alone, with no family members around to hold their hand while they take their last breath, to only a few ac…

NEW YORK — Black History Month challenges all of us to learn, reflect and understand many things about the Black American experience, among them the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. This outrage, perpetrated by the U.S. Public Health Service, was not conducted for a year or even a decade — it went o…

Thank you to the Barre town board for listening to feedback from ALL residents and passing an update to the wind ordinance. You have worked diligently for almost a year to ensure that the wind ordinance allows for responsible wind energy development and protects residents.

ALBANY — New York state’s history is also the history of newspapers and magazines, from the earliest single-page colonial broadsheets of the 1600s to trend-spotting magazines about modern life in the world’s most exciting city.

The $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill had very little Covid relief in it. The majority of the money goes to everything but Covid related items. Every person in America gets $600 dollars in exchange for $5,800 dollars of more debt. Some day the bill for all this pork spending will come due and …

When real-estate agents talk about their best selling point, the answer is the same: location, location, location. Transposed to state health experts and their view of the current state of the COVID-19 vaccine, the answer is also given in triplicate: supply, supply, supply.

As we know all too well, there is no sure thing where COVID-19 is concerned. This is likely to be demonstrated again this weekend when New Yorkers should anticipate state websites to become overwhelmed when 3 million or more additional people with underlying conditions become eligible to mak…

In a sensible decision in favor of transparency and accountability, a state Supreme Court judge Wednesday ordered the state Health Department to make public COVID-19 data reported by New York’s nursing home operators within five business days, siding with a Capital Region senator in a lawsui…

I am a long time teacher at York Central School and while I never had Christian in my class, I watched him grow through the years, graduate, and head out into the world. It was as an alumni of our school that my relationship with Christian grew and flourished.

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Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, President Donald Trump and Congress worked together to make a series of significant changes to tax code. Among them was a change to the estate tax, which taxes individuals on larger inheritances — which is why it’s also known as the “death tax.”