In a wealthy country, community groups should not have to provide the care our veterans deserve; that is the solemn duty of government.
By doing away with the pre- and post-assessment tests for evaluations, the Guilderland teachers' union took a bold step for students' welfare that other districts should follow.
In the face of declining enrollment and tight funds, rather than advocate for keeping one school over another, we need to work together to find a common solution.
The rate of cremation in America is soaring, from less than 4 percent in 1960 to over 40 percent currently, meaning those who value local burial grounds must help now if they are to be preserved.
The concerns of long-time ambulance-squad volunteers must be heeded as the county seeks to fill the gaps — with a paid EMT — left by decreasing numbers of volunteers.
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