Central Park leads site selection for Trump presidential library, but Philly and DC are still in running

Donald Trump is planning a billion-dollar fundraising campaign for the construction of his presidential library — which he imagines will become a top tourist attraction in North America.  Sources tell The Chronicle that Trump has informally narrowed the site selection to three

Animal Rights

Thoughts about service animals

BY NORBERT RUG I saw a story on the internet recently about someone who was looking for a pet-friendly house or apartment to rent and they were having a hard time. On social media, they posted that they were having

Norb's Corner

Virtue in waking early

BY NORBERT RUG I get up early almost every morning to see if anyone has published any of my work. My articles usually get published around 4:30 or 5:00 in the morning. It wasn’t yet dawn but the sky was


Bugs, the other white meat

BY NORBERT RUG October 14, 2019, is National Chocolate-Covered Insects Day. Who knew there would be a day dedicated to eating bugs? I have eaten a few bugs in my lifetime and once you get past the creepiness factor that

NY Assembly

Sean Ryan is oddly silent on Scajaquada speed limit

Assemblyman Sean Ryan — the far-left leaning Democrat from the West Side of Buffalo who has loudly opposed Chick-fil-a from opening locations in Cheektowaga and unabashedly supports drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants — is now uncharacteristically silent about a petition to

Norb's Corner

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is here

BY NORBERT RUG As a three-time prostate cancer survivor that is now battling it for the fourth time now, I wanted to let you know that September is prostate cancer awareness month. It is estimated that over 31,620 deaths from

Foreign Policy

Rep. Omar declares support for terrorist financier’s company

A controversial Minnesota congresswoman known for racially inflammatory anti-Semitic views has publicly declared her support for a terrorist organization in her native Somalia. Democrat Ilhan Omar is demanding that a telecommunications company founded and operated by a renowned terrorist financier, receive protection from that