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October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Planning saves lives during Fire Prevention Week

Bee Editorial

Imagine this terrifying scenario: You and your family are fast asleep when you’re awoken by the sound of a smoke alarm and the acrid smell of smoke. The room is hazy and the air is thick. What is your first move? More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Oct. 17, 1962   HOLD THE LINE — The Cheektowaga Town Board scheduled a public hearing to consider outlawing strikebreakers from entering the town during a strike, as well as prohibit companies from hiring such workers. More...

Sporting goods drive to give every child a chance to play sports

There was once a time when neighborhood kids would grab a ball and play outside for hours. In recent years, this has become less and less prevalent. More...

Continued support necessary to fight opioid epidemic

We’ve all read the stories in the paper of the countless individuals suffering from the ongoing opioid epidemic. There has been a lot of talk of families being ripped apart by this tragedy, but too often we hear talk but see little action. More...

Spindle items

• AMUSING COMMENT —In light of the nation’s recent natural disasters, a remark made to me in August about our area would seem to be misplaced.  I was in southern Kentucky, browsing in a Walmart while waiting for the start of the More...

October has all the options when the news is so depressing

The month of October is always a great time for sports fans. More...

First Source policy puts local workers at forefront

Through the past several years we have been witnesses to a renaissance here in Erie County, one that has seen unemployment rates fall while new businesses have grown. More...