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Editorials from Springville NY


A Point of View: An open letter to grandchildren everywhere

A short time ago, I started to write a letter to my six grandchildren. However, before I finished my letter, I was invited to speak to a local group of... more

Sherman Says: When more than a coincidence, it must be ‘cosmic tumblers’

In the movie “Field of Dreams,” the lead character has a difficult time convincing one of his literary heroes that his intentions are honorable. Picture... more

S-GI’s response to Monday’s scare was OK in my eyes

The dangerous thing about rumors is that it’s easy to get caught up in a good story without regard for facts. We get so invested in what we hear, that... more

Sherman Says: History can be heartbreaking, 13 years later

Someone came into our office early that bright, sunny morning and told our receptionist that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in New York... more

Springville and I, we’re doing just fine

Growing up on Staten Island we used to play a game called six degrees of separation. Someone would name a person they would know and we’d rattle off names... more

Sherman Says: Cushing deserved Medal of Honor; so does Holleder

The United States is a country that sometimes does not do enough for its military veterans. Fortunately, one oversight is about to be corrected. First... more

So God made a police officer...

I come from a family of police officers. I’m the daughter of two officers, the niece of four and cousin of one. It taught me a lot early on in life. Between... more

Waiting for a friend

While on my way home from work earlier this week I noticed a dog standing in the middle of the road. I slowed down to make sure he didn’t run in front... more

Even big girls deserve birthday parties

My daughter was always fortunate that her birthday fell within about a week of the first day of school. New clothes and accessories came her way simultaneously... more