3 trends that can stimulate small business growth

(BPT) – Small businesses are far more influential than most people may realize. That influence is felt well beyond Main Street. Small businesses make up 99.7 percent of all businesses in the U.S., and these firms employ nearly half (48 percent) the workforce, according to the 2018 Small Business Profile compiled by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In addition, take […]

Barry R. Ashworth, Town of Arcade councilman; loved playing, coaching baseball

How Service Leadership Prepares Today’s Students to Succeed

(StatePoint) Students are more successful when they practice leadership outside of the classroom. A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll found that 91 percent of respondents agreed with this statement. This survey was conducted on behalf of Lead2Feed, a free student leadership program attracting more than a million students and over 6,000 educators across all 50 states. There’s already real-world […]

Demand truths not talking points

<p class=”normal”>Dear Editor,</p><p class=”normal”>I’m not yet 50 years old, and yet somedays I feel like a cultural dinosaur.  You see, I am one of the dying breeds of people who believes truth matters and ideas have consequences.  We, the American people, are living in days of significance, for we stand at a crossroad.  Will we be a people driven by […]

How Service Leadership Prepares Today’s Students to Succeed

Village of Arcade Police Blotter: Aug. 9,2018

<strong>MONDAY, JULY 30</strong> <strong>9:00 a.m.</strong> Officers spoke with a female individual reporting unwanted contact from a male. <strong>9:15 a.m.</strong> Patrol assisted the Arcade ambulance with a call on William Street. <strong>5:00 p.m.</strong> Brayden Petri, 17, of Arcade was charged with menacing, criminal obstruction of breathing, and harassment in the second degree as a result of a reportedly violent domestic situation […]

Same old, same old

Dear Editor, RE: Letters to the Editor, Arcade Herald, July 26 edition. Who is Nate McMurray? After reading his long, derogatory letter, which is mainly his anti-Trump opinion (few facts), I gather that he is running against Chris Collins as representative for the 27<sup>th</sup> District of New York. Do we need another biased individual? We already have Schumer and Gillibrand […]

Arcade Area Police Reports: Aug. 16, 2018

<strong>FRIDAY, AUGUST 3</strong> <strong>Holland:</strong> A traffic stop on Olean Road resulted in the arrest of a passenger, Shawn A. Mang, 45, of Delevan, who was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and was released on an appearance ticket. The female driver was issued three uniform […]

Loraine E. “Cookie” Belford, U.S. Army veteran; enjoyed being with friends, family

Loraine E. “Cookie” Belford of Claybed Road in Hume died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 in her home. She was 76. She was born on Nov. 7, 1941 in Colden, a daughter of the late Frank and Josephine Szwaczkowski Ebert. On April 20, 1963, she married Carl M. Belford in Washington DC; he survives. Cookie was a veteran of the U.S. […]

World News Local Views: Collins calls it quits on re-election

It’s been a whirlwind week in the Western New York political scene since Rep. Chris Collins was arrested on charges of insider trading and lying to the FBI Wednesday, Aug. 8. In a press conference that evening — for which he kept reporters waiting for more than an hour and refused to take questions afterward — Collins said he would […]