January 23, 2014

Speakout: Jan. 23, 2014


Does the Plattsburgh School Board intend to authorize the property-tax exemptions for military veterans signed into law by Gov. Cuomo? This relief is to take effect immediately. Also, taxpayers should absolutely have the option of voting for term limits in the next election.


How many lives has the SAFE Act saved so far? Glad to see it’s working. New York, your next step is to crack down on vehicular accidents. First, you should ban vehicles weighing more than 3,000 pounds.


I haven’t heard about that nuclear disaster in a while. Must be that everything is back to normal. Television hasn’t covered the story in a while so it must mean that the crippled nuclear reactor is as good as new.


If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, please talk to someone, a friend, teacher, priest, parent, someone. You can also call the Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255. No matter what the problem is there is someone who will help you get through it. Please don’t wait.


To be person talking about tipping being a responsibility when you go out to eat? Wrong. You are not obligated to tip your waiter or waitress. So you tell me you’re going to tip wait staff if it’s terrible service? I highly doubt it. Tipping is a courtesy, remember that.


With terrible weather all around, why do people still insist on driving like they’re on the Autobahn in Germany? I travel the Turnpike every morning; lo and behold, bad roads, I’m driving at a reasonable speed, I get people who ride my back bumper and pass like I’m sitting still.


Our peaceful, non-violent approach for action Operation American Spring, beginning on May 16 in Washington, D.C., and lasting as long as it takes, will initiate the restoration of America as a constitutional republic, a free, lawful and sovereign nation, with liberty and justice for all.


You have told everyone that your child is sick. You keep them home from school that day. However, you bring them to school to participate in a club activity after school the same day. Great way to spread the germs to every child.


Wish more coaches would balance playing time when their teams clearly outperform weaker teams. Play your second strings and let them develop their skills rather than annihilate your opponents.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Take the P-R on Vacation

CVPH Job Opportunities
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide