Observer Today's columnen-usFri, 28 Oct 2016 00:36:59 EDTFri, 28 Oct 2016 00:36:59 EDT's Column understands upstate lifestyle Editor, OBSERVER: As someone who has lived and raised a family in upstate New York, I think it's important we have a representative in Washington who doesn't give in to the pressures of D.C. politics. U.S. Rep.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhy competition still matters in a rural area, I know a lot of farmers, but I actually know more former-farmers.Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTPeople's Column location now is perfect Editor, OBSERVER I am wondering why the hospital must be relocated? It sounds like it is being downsized, except for the parking! There are now four or five floors and a new hospital would be only two.Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTReed's support ruffles many brings some questions Editor, OBSERVER: Dear Congressman Tom Reed, I am writing this in an open forum in the OBSERVER to hope that I and others can get an answer to some questions without the typical political speak.Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTPeople's Column our health pros Editor, OBSERVER: Central Service professionals are being celebrated for their important role and commitment to patient safety during the annual International Central Service Week, from today to Oct. 15.Sun, 9 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT