It’s up to the Senecas to do the right thing.
Gov. Kathy Hochul's first State of the State address gives her an opportunity to set up her election year by laying out a vision for the state – a statement of public purpose. She will have plenty of targets.
On this first day of 2022, we look ahead to the year in news, making our annual not-so-serious predictions for each month of the year.
Anything that offers Garcia a smoother start is welcome, given the mess that outgoing Sheriff Timothy Howard has left for him and Garcia’s limited experience in leading a large organization.
Even for those critics who feel like they have heard this all before, Mayor Byron Brown has earned the chance to demonstrate his seriousness.
Plainly, there are many ways 2022 can improve on this expiring year. But that will depend on what we all do to make it better.
David K. Balkin, who has been chancellor of the South Bend-Elkhart campus of Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, appears well qualified to not only lead the college but to rethink the model here.
There’s no coming back after a historic structure is sent to the gallows.
This, perhaps, is a price New Yorkers pay for the state’s reckless and politicized method of choosing judges to sit on the bench, there to inf…
The fact is that schools have been safe zones during the pandemic. Unless something changes, students, staff, teachers and administrators will be better protected there than they are in the community.
Pro athletes will often choose a management company to take some of the work out of running a nonprofit. Those companies deserve to be paid, but the high fees and percentages charged are out of line.
If federal infrastructure funds can be used to help clean up one of the state’s most polluted waterways, New York should get behind the effort.
"Christmas is a day of celebration and giving, so as we’re thinking of hearth and home, let’s remember those who have donated to this year’s News Neediest Fund – and those who continue to need its help," writes The News' Editorial Board.
For the wise, what matters is that the virus remains potentially lethal.
"Test-to-stay does not mean abandoning other protocols such as masking and vaccinations, but it’s a valuable tool toward realizing the universally shared goal of keeping kids safe and in school," writes The News' Editorial Board.
A pro sports team may not count as an essential component of a successful city in the way that a hospital or airport does, but in most places, they are deeply woven into the civic fabric and nowhere is that more true than in Buffalo.
The legislation would set needed boundaries between doing one’s official duties and performing extracurricular chores for the boss’ enrichment or re-election.
Why wouldn’t ADM want to sell the building?
E-commerce was already taking off before the world was rocked by the arrival of the coronavirus. The pandemic supercharged the trend, with co…
The Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) has failed, The News' Editorial Board writes, but there are promising steps – and leaders – in place that could correct the dysfunction and corruption in New York government.
Don’t look now, but 2040 will be here before you know it. That means New York State has just 18 years to achieve its ambitious goal of expandi…
Eyes are the theme of the Editorial Board's column, with applause for Bills fans' giving to a vision-focused nonprofit and an election day entry mistake that stirred up drama in Lewiston.
"Parents with the means to send their children to independent or parochial schools see value in choosing single-sex education. Public school students in the city deserve to have the same choice," writes The News' Editorial Board.
"Even if the Niagara Falls plan fails the New Deal test, it may nonetheless lead the Falls to a different future a decade or two from now, giving the city a new foundation for the half century beyond that," writes The News' Editorial Board.