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Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 4:07 PM

HORNELL — This community has a sweet spot in its heart for the Hornbeck family and Cynthia's Cookies and More, a popular Maple City bakery.Cynthia's prized cookie recipes may be locked in a vault, according to her children, but a recent devastating accident that critically injured Mrs. Hornbeck has unlocked the generosity and caring of the local community.While Mrs. Hornbeck fights to make a full physical recovery in a Rochester hospital, the lights have been mostly...

Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 3:45 PM

There is something about a political rally that gets my heart beating rapidly, puts a big bounce in my step, and makes me want to yell out for no reasonable reason, "Hell no, we won't go!" Or something like that.Even the...

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 2:01 AM

The World Health Organization has officially declared the Ebola virus an international health emergency.

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 3:56 PM

I’m missing a lot. You probably are, too.Times moves quickly. There are many things to do. Not all of them can be done.

Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 3:45 PM

The news of Robin Williams’ death sent a shockwave through most people. The same tributes were coming from those who knew him, those who worked with him, those who worked in the industry and those who simply watched him on the silver...

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Here we go again in the Mideast. We needed to go to Iraq in 1990 in order to protect the small nation of Kuwait. We went in 2003 was an exercise in bad judgment. We didn’t know it at the time, but history tells us the truth of that situation.

Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 7:35 AM

Is it just me, or are politeness and kindness making comebacks?Maybe it's the town I live in, or perhaps I am privileged (Someone did recently call me an elitist) and fortunate enough to associate...

Updated Aug 8, 2014 at 1:09 PM

College interns are a unique category of employee. Rather than simply being hired to perform a task at an appropriate rate of pay, managers are asked to teach these temporary employees about the world of business — the “real” skills that will be...

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Predictive analytics is the process by which analysts are able extract information from a huge amount of data in order to reveal patterns and make predictions about what might happen in the future. Predictive analytics is not a crystal ball, but it...

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Media reports this weekend, including from the New York Times and The Associated Press, shine new light on Arizona’s execution of killer Joseph R. Wood III on July 23. It took Wood nearly two hours to die, long enough that attorneys for the...

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 3:21 PM

We have never had so much access to information, but we have never truly known less than we do now.

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