Monday Nov 18
Board Game Cafe Makes Play for New Audience at Closed Village Chess Shop
The Uncommons , which bills itself as New York's first board game caf, recently opened at 230 Thompson St., bringing knights and rooks back to the chess destination's former home - along with plenty of Monopoly money, dice and Uno cards.
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Welfare Provides Better Way Of Life Than Work
Want a raise? You can stop looking! In 35 states, welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job, according to a new study by the libertarian Cato Institute, and in 13 states welfare pays more than $15 per hour.
North Country Now
Potsdam Police Blotter, Nov. 3
Adam D. Quimby, , Cato, N.Y. and Paul M. LaSell, , Milton, VT. were both issued Uniform Traffic Tickets for 1180D Speed in Zone after patrol observed two vehicles being operated at a high rate of speed while traveling Westbound on Sandstone Drive.
Albany Times Union
Education experts also oppose Core
Just about anyone who opposes the Common Core national curriculum standards, currently under serious fire in New York, is either a kook or a self-interested schemer.
Cayuga County man, 24, killed in one-car crash in Ira
A 24-year-old Cayuga County man was killed early Saturday after his car went off a road and struck a utility pole and tree, state police said.