Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

COLUMNS


A Random Act of Kindness

Dear Ron,For the last couple of years you have had one medical issue following...


The Remote

For us, the Baby Boomers generation (and before) – television remotes did not exist....


Fool Me Once

“Johnny Football” has done it again! He has found yet another way to show...


Good Week, Bad Week

It was a bad week for Ronda Rousey. She’s probably wishing she stuck to...


Paris and the usual knee-jerks

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


Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Thumbs up to Marshawn Lynch who struck up a conversation with a 17-year old...


Policies, procedures & other stuff

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


Jerseys? We’re talking about Jerseys?

Big debate this week on whether or not the NBA should do away with...


And the winner is…

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


Time to Hit the Reset Button

NFL owners and fans have little patience. So, this time every year, teams that...


Elderly?

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


Week in review…

Taking a Stand (Sort of…) The NCAA sent a letter to daily fantasy operators...


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...


Stay Classy, Toronto

The Toronto Blue Jays advanced to the American League Championship Series with a win...


Winners and Losers

by Wade Holdraker, Sports Editor Loser Ryan Tannenhill and the Miami Dolphins. It’s been...


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...


Bring out your dead….they’re not dead (yet)

As we move into Week 4 of the 2015 NFL season, several teams will...


They are who we thought they were

Don’t hang your head in disappointment Bills fans, it’s only week two. Sure a...


This is how it all works, folks

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


Cautiously Optimistic

It has been a good start to football season. The Bills looked good in...


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...


5 Reasons to watch the NFL in 2015

Will Peyton still be Peyton? Every year I’m a doubter. He has switched teams,...


OK, this is how it goes.

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


What’s the Contingency Plan?

Goodbye Freddy! It was quite a ride. The Bills released running back Fred Jackson...


Getting Real Value in Your Fantasy Football Draft

It’s time to reveal my fantasy football picks for 2015-16. I’m not going to...


If I were in charge of schools

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


Pre-Season Woes

After six months without an NFL game, preseason is a welcome sight for football-starved...