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For months, we listened to Gov. Andrew Cuomo laud the importance of fact-based decision making and proclaim the values of objectivity and science. But “do as I say, not as I do” has always been a hallmark of this governor’s administration, so it should not be too surprising he willfully disr…

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Earlier this week, a half-dozen, hand-picked Democrat legislators participated in a private meeting with Gov. Cuomo’s top aides to discuss the state’s nursing home response and inexcusable delays of information being shared. During that meeting, Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa apolo…

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My memories are getting hazy and some days I wake up and try to recall as many as I can so they don’t slip away entirely. Some are good, some are bad, and some are like “did that really happen? A lot of them revolve around water, which as a non-swimmer, rather amazes me.

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As companies grow and add employees, they also add employee benefits. Retirement and medical plans can be provided, but what about group life insurance?

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Carol Channing told us diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and Shirley Bassey knew diamonds are forever — this must mean Greg and Mark Dufore know their way around more than just a jeweler’s loupe and chain.

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It took an investigation from New York Attorney General Letitia James to finally get clarity on the true number of nursing homes residents who died during the COVID-19 pandemic. That information should have been provided months ago by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Department of Health. Nev…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The country has a new president and may well have a new literary star. In one of the inauguration’s most talked about moments, poet Amanda Gorman summoned images dire and triumphant Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew.”

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The triumvirate of Oswego doctors Joe Mather, Jim Grant and Bill Quigley had a virtual monopoly on the newborn baby business in Oswego for many years. Nary a baby was born at Oswego Hospital without their involvement for several decades.

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, one thing has remained constant–frontline workers have continued to serve those most in need and closest to them. In New York, we have seen the virus threaten the health of communities from one end of the state to the other and yet, so ma…

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In the Oswego County Court chambers on the lower floor of the Oswego County Public Safety Center (also known as the county jail), there are two photos on the right-hand wall. One is a full size portrait of former Oswego County Court Judge Donald H. Stacey, who served during the 1960’s and ea…

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” — Philippians 4:6,7  

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Our incredible servicemen and women sacrifice so much to keep us safe and preserve our freedoms. Their willingness to go into harm’s way for our benefit is something we can only hope to appropriately express thanks for. We are forever in their debt.  Their family members deserve our gratitud…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter is from former Fulton elementary school teacher Roxanne Alnutt Stuart, whose story appeared in a front-page article in the Oct. 28, 2020 edition of both The Palladium-Times and The Valley News. Confined to a wheelchair for many years because of MS, Stuart …

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Over the past three years, as I’ve traveled every corner of this district, I’ve heard the same things, no matter where I am or who I’m listening to. People are worried about being able to afford to pay their rent or mortgage, putting food on the table, and going to the doctor when they need …