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  • White_mary.jpg Distinctions between gratitude and indebtedness

    People often overlook that "freely given" is the hallmark of volunteering, Mary White writes.

    November 2, 2013 1 Photo

  • paul_grasso.jpg Some perceptions can be wrong

    Surveys touting the best economic conditions in various areas often don't match the reality, according to columnist Paul Grasso.

    October 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • clute_cropped.jpg The Law and You: Oct. 17, 2013

    A first-time charge of DWI or driving while ability impaired by drugs, in the past a misdemeanor, is now hiked up to a felony if a child age 15 or younger is in the vehicle, warns columnist Penny Clute.

    October 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • Denenberg_Stu1.jpg Neuroscience and the new assault on privacy

    A recent news article claims scientists have achieved the first "mind-meld," however, Stewart Denenberg found a much more mundane but still potentially exciting slanton the story.

    October 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • paul_grasso.jpg Early education key to success

    Society gets paid back for early investments with less crime, fewer social costs, according to columnist Paul Grasso.

    October 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • Gast_Richard.jpg Hummingbirds appreciate a helping hand

    Maintaining feeders late into the season doesn't discourage the tiny birds from their annual migration, according to columnist Richard Gast.

    October 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • paul_grasso.jpg Solution seen for crumbling infrastructure

    Public-private partnerships help to maintain facilities while allowing each entity to do what it does best, according to columnist Paul Grasso.

    September 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ins and outs of protection orders There are two kinds of orders of protection in New York state, Penny Clute writes. A stay-away order bans the person from any contact of the protected individual; a refrain-from order allows contact but specifies restrictions.

    September 20, 2013

  • paul_grasso.jpg Colleges key to economic development

    Accolades for Clinton Community College, SUNY Plattsburgh show institutions' importance to the economy of the area, according to columnist Paul Grasso.

    September 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • dog_lady.jpg Dog suggested as therapy

    Friend plans to surprise husband with pup.

    September 14, 2013 1 Photo