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July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Depew Village staving off meetings is unwise

Bee Editorial

It’s surprising that the Village of Depew chose to reduce the number of meetings for July and August, given the amount of construction and subsequent road closures that will consume the morning and evening commute for area residents. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago July 19, 1962   More...

County taxpayers should not foot bill for pharmaceutical companies

It didn’t seem right to me that an industry such as big pharmaceuticals could produce enormous profits for their CEOs and shareholders, yet the public, through its tax dollars, would be required to pay for the safe disposal and cleanup of unuse More...

Officials should oppose sanctuary status for county

You may have seen in the national news reports about efforts across the country to make local communities sanctuary communities. More...

Spindle items

• SPARE CHANGE — Every few years, it seems an economist, academic or organization makes this argument on cable news and in the pages of trade magazines and journals: “It’s time to get rid of the penny.”  More...

What do deflated footballs have to do with election hacking?

Imagine if the ownership and coaching staffs of the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots were to discuss a joint venture to prevent teams from tampering with game balls in an effort to keep competition fair. More...

Trip to Washington covers people’s business

I recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts from across the country for a special meeting of the County Executives of America Association, a nonpartisan organization that includes elected officials from more than 700 counties nat More...