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Editorials from Springville NY


Sherman Says:A career in journalism sure beats selling paint

Thirty-seven years ago this week, I was selling house paint at Twin Fair, a locally owned big box retail store on Elmwood Avenue not far from my alma mater,... more

Summer stay a little longer, please

It seems that everywhere we turn summer is ending. Summer beers are no longer available, making way for Oktoberfest ones and the “pumpkin season is back!”... more

Sherman Says: Baby pictures on doctors’ walls now illegal in the government’s eyes

Parents of all ages love the opportunity to show off photos of their newborns. Wallet-size prints have been replaced by cellphone snapshots but the thought... more

#IceBucketChallenge raises more than just some goosebumps

Anyone who has social media has seen it. A video of their friend standing outside with a bucket next to them, they do a quick little speech about Amyotrophic... more

Point of View: Likability and honesty often go hand-in-hand

Likeability is a treasure. And honesty is a component of likeability. Caring, engaging, speaking little about self and showing much greater interest in... more

Small businesses help keep Springville moving forward

I interrupted a conversation earlier this week about two coworkers’ business idea, and added in one that I have been harboring for a little while. Although... more

Sherman Says: Frivolous calls to the police don’t help uphold their honor

The job of a police officer is more demanding than ever. As members of the Buffalo Police Department can attest, the scrutiny over their conduct is at... more

Sherman Says: You could call the State Fair ‘Andrew’s Brewery’ this year

Just when a bit of negative press began to bubble up around the re-election campaign of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the widely-popular Democrat has come up with... more

Wasting my weekends exploring Western NY

Being a Western New York transplant there are a lot of things I haven’t seen in the area. I’ve been to Bills and Sabres games, and a few breweries in the... more