- DELUCA: New Hospice unit named for special guy I heard that Joe Ruffolo was just 16, working his first job in the hospital kitchen, when he met the man that he honored the other day.
- CONFER: U.S. slow to address honey bee deaths You might recollect the buzz of recent years regarding the precipitous decline in honey bee populations.
- HIGGS: Niagara Falls High School in the early years Since we are learning about city schools it is only fitting that we move on to the new Niagara Falls High School. The former building was completely destroyed by a fire in 1922 while construction of the annex was in progress. The building and equipment were considered a "total loss." Insurance recovery was $378,379.24 and the replacement estimate, (without furnishings) was $644,929. School records including Regents' examination papers and report cards were carried to Principal James F. Taylor's nearby residence on 13th Street, much to the students' dismay.
- GLYNN: Tourism funds aim to promote upstate Niagara Falls as well as other upstate tourist destinations are bound to benefit from a commitment by two major downstate government agencies.
- JACKIE DAVIS: Mother's Day life moments This year marks the quarter century anniversary of one of the most life-changing moments of my time on earth. Twenty-five years ago, I became a mom. I gave birth to the son who now shares this column with me, and my life has never been the same.
- LETTERS FROM THE ISLAND: Diary of a Mad Bachelor-for-a-Day Polly's away, helping the Costly Daughter through wrist surgery. She's asked Doug to keep her up to date:
TOM’S CORNER: Quiet, it’s a secret ... I’m buying a car
Why it is that car sales people experience what seems to be the worse treatment of professional sales people in the world of business?
HAMILTON: It's Mothers Day, and a mother buries her baby
No mother should ever have to do such, especially so close to the day that we celebrate the joys of even having a mother, but Mrs. Crockett buried her son on Wednesday. It was one of the saddest days of my life.
- GLYNN: More details needed on casino proposal Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo pledged in his earlier State of the State addresses that he would change the culture of Albany.
- GLYNN: Parenti keeps high profile in politics
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