Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

POSTS BY: RON HOLDRAKER


Paris and the usual knee-jerks

The terrorist shootings in Paris and suburbs sent shock waves around the world. Seems...


Policies, procedures & other stuff

Yeah, once a year I have to go over this newspaper’s policies and procedures....


And the winner is…

One of my followers sent this in and I thought it would be a...


Elderly?

Okay, with me nearing the big 6-5, I posed the question…If I fell off...


The real Joshua Blondell…

On Saturday (10/17) afternoon, while relaxing in my recliner after a particularly tough deadline,...


Gotta love this election stuff

No, really, I like this time of the year. Being the predominant media in...


No use closing the barn door

by Ron Holdraker Every time there is a gun tragedy in this country, the...


A party, more than divided on principle

So, House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to retire from Congress came as a shock...


This is how it all works, folks

TV advertising is such a laugh sometimes. Let’s say you are going to XYZ...


Mayor of Macedon…a few screws loose?

The Times actually pays a reporter to go to the Macedon Village Board meetings....


It had to happen, sooner or later

September 11, 2001 was a terrible day in American history. Now, move on 14...


OK, this is how it goes.

It was Friday. I was pretty caught up with police and news, but wait,...


If I were in charge of schools

I just returned from a trip to Scottsdale, Arizona and noticed the entire area...


Oh, here we go again with “politically correct”

I am really getting tired of being called a racist and especially being called...


39 and 27, 14 & 15

Four numbers have a significance in the life of this editor this past week....


So much Hooey!

I awoke early on Wednesday morning to a report out of Newark that a...


Why Donald Trump is wrong as Pres.

The Republican party is in an upheaval. The pollsters have to be all wrong....


What really bladders

Last week I went for my three month cystoscopy. For those unaware, I had...


A Bad Federal Law

On Thursday four U.S. Marines were killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A lone gunman opened...


Why my professional hand modeling days are all but over

Here I go again! For some who follow my medical maladies, last Tuesday I...


Sometimes even local politicians don’t think

I attended the special Wayne County Board of Supervisors’ meeting called for Tuesday morning....


The Rebel flag controversy

When President William Jefferson Clinton was running for President back in the 1990s, he...


When in doubt…do stupid

Look, I’m 64 years old and not what you would call a pillar of...


The mirror…tells the story

At last, we are completing the remodeling of our main bathroom. We have been...


On those home solar energy deals

There is no question I am skeptical of the various local town governments jumping...


Cousins, my ass

Town of Henrietta Supervisor, Jack Moore, was dragged over the coals for his “cousins”...


Just plain weird… and other stuff

The week started out with Todd Nittolo calling me. Todd is the owner of...


Mother’s Day

It is that time of year. As Mother’s Day approached, plans were set up...


The how and why behind the statistics

Are you ready for some shocking statistics? The United States has 5% of the...


Oh boy, I got to cover a Macedon Village Board meeting

Only the Village of Macedon can call for a “special” board meeting at 7...