Zeitgeist

Taking care of kids keeps you on your toes

BY NORBERT RUG Donna and I watch our grandchildren and a few other children. As we counted them up, we have watched over 20 children not counting our own children. I think that babysitting your grandkids improves and extends your

Zeitgeist

Hugs, they’re not for everyone

BY NORBERT RUG There’s currently a Puritanical idea that has pervaded our culture in which touch and sex are inherently linked and it is doing us a great disservice. I think that people are afraid to touch each other no

Zeitgeist

RNC emails hacked, and other items…

BY JOE GENCO A Short Take on Today’s News: –National Republican Congressional Committee emails were hacked earlier in 2018 and the leadership didn’t find out until contacted by a journalist. https://www.politico.com/…/exclusive-emails-of-top-nrcc-off… –Our President thinks tariffs are fees paid by foreign

Congress

Vanessa Williams for Congress?

A spate of recent articles in The Buffalo News detailing celebrity superstar Vanessa Williams‘ affection for Buffalo has sparked widespread speculation among local political operatives that she is contemplating a run for Congress in New York’s 26th district.  The local political

Niagara Falls

Roscetti fundraiser draws overflow Crowd

BY TONY FARINA It was a full house last Thursday at the Hyde Park Ice Pavilion for Alan Roscetti’s kickoff fundraiser in his campaign for Niagara Falls City Court judge. Roscetti, a 37-year-old Niagara County public defender and private practice

Assembly

Morinello sworn into office

Today, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) took his oath of office and was sworn in as a member of the New York State Legislature. Morinello was elected on November 8, 2016, defeating the incumbent of six years. Morinello will represent