Norb's Corner

Disclaimers

BY NORBERT RUG The opinions written here reflect those of the writer only. They do not necessarily reflect those of this newspaper, or its employees. This newspaper does not endorse these opinions nor recommend them. Do not try this at

The Clintons

FBI uncovers new Clinton emails

Judicial Watch today released a court filing that reveals the FBI found more of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, and it has turned them over to the State Department for review. In the November 15, 2019 filing, the

State Budget

Double-dippers increased by 10% last year

BY CAITLIN GILLIGAN The number of state and local government early retirees collecting both a paycheck and public pension grew by 10 percent last year, according to data posted today on SeeThroughNY.net, the Empire Center’s transparency website. The increase was largely driven by

NY Assembly

Miller:  HEAP can help you stay warm this winter

BY MICHAEL MILLER New Yorkers are no strangers to the frigid temperatures, lake-effect storms and walloping Nor’easters that define winter here in the Empire State. Whether upstate or downstate, we aren’t fazed by slush-covered streets and subway entrances or the

NY Assembly

Santabarbara announces military banner program

The City of Amsterdam in conjunction with local partners will be announced details of its’ new Military Banner Program at Amsterdam City Hall on Tuesday.  The program gives residents the opportunity to honor both active military and veterans who served in

Living

Good help is hard to find

BY NORBERT RUG I ran a handyman type business part-time for 35 years until health problems caused me to quit. I put an ad in the paper for just one week and was as busy until the day I closed