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

DIPIETRO: “License plates and cash grabs”

BY DAVID DIPIETRO Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen Gov. Cuomo’s attempts to line the state’s coffers by charging an exorbitant price to replace outdated license plates in New York state. This comes on the heels of the most

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

Ed Cox would be a strong Ambassador to China, if Trump tasks him

Sources tell The Chronicle that former New York State Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox would be an aggressive United States Ambassador to China, if he is tasked by President Donald Trump to strong-arm the ‘Middle Kingdom’ into new trade, environmental, and intellectual

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