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Jendusa-Nicolai has earned support

It is my honor and pleasure to support and endorse Teri Jendusa-Nicolai for Waterford Town Board Supervisor. Teri has acquired a great deal of experience dealing with local, county and state legislation while being an advocate for the rights of domestic violence victims. Teri has gained the respect and admiration […]


LETTER: Sometimes actions speak louder than words

I’d like to comment on several of the very interesting letters that I’ve read recently. According to some, Mr. Anderson is their hero because he saved us $1.7 million or 24 percent on health care insurance this last time.  But he could have saved more by fully implementing the tools […]


LETTER: Beware of who you vote for in School Board race

                  A community is known by its school system. Quality public education is crucial to the growth and success of that community. Burlington can be proud of the fine reputation our schools have enjoyed for many years. If that reputation suffers, so does Burlington and right now, that good reputation […]


LETTER: Parents say school officials treated daughter harshly

As the parents of the student referenced in the recent Standard Press articles regarding the rumored threat at Burlington High School we felt that more details are needed about the situation and how it was handled. We think the district failed to mention important information leading up to the posting […]


From the superintendent’s desk: A brief history of Waterford special education

By Keith Brandstetter Superintendent Waterford Union High School       In the past month and a half, there has been much discussion regarding the operation of special education in the Waterford Area Schools. I would like to provide a brief history of special education to the Waterford area.       In 1975, […]


LETTER: Educate yourself on ‘Obamacare’ before casting your vote

Democrat or Republican, conservative or liberal, it is imperative that we cast our votes with an educated mind. This is particularly important when we consider where the candidates stand on the Affordable Care Act.  Love it or hate it, this legislation will have a profound effect on the way we […]


LETTER: Take a break Republicans

Prior to the two Bush Administrations, the Middle East was for the most part quiet and relatively peaceful.  Iran and Iraq would occasionally feud, but their power was in balance. After Bush senior attacked Iraq, situations changed, and after Bush junior went to war with Iraq, the balance of power […]


LETTER: Romney is the cure for what ails our health care

Recently we’ve heard about Obamacare and the war on women. We’ve focused on Sandra Fluke’s desire for cheaper and more available birth control. We’ve heard about 10,000 annual deaths to gun violence and the 40,000 lost annually to breast cancer. It’s everywhere. We’ve heard nothing about the 50,000 lost annually […]


LETTER: A few reasons not to vote for Obama

If you want to vote yourself out of a job, vote for Obama. This election is not about how many free condoms you get each week or about who’s paying Big Bird’s salary. It’s about meat-and-potato and kitchen-table issues. Gasoline has doubled during the Obama years and it’s a darn […]


LETTER: National debt is a disgrace to the ‘Greatest Generation’

What a Shame! My parents grew up during the U.S. Great Depression. I remember their stories of their delight getting only an orange on Christmas morning and the delectable delight, duck blood soup for supper. Nothing was wasted. Both of my parents were WWII veterans and part of “The Greatest […]


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