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July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

One year later: texting ban makes strides

Bee Editorial

Policies and procedures aren’t put into place until someone does something wrong. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 11, 1887   Harvest dances will soon be in order.  It is said that one good way to avoid being sunstruck is to keep the elbows perfectly straight.  Bicycles and their riders were rather numerous here on Sunday. More...

Regulations and mandates major obstacles to economic growth

Two years ago, New York State and its government were in the midst of crisis. Elected leaders from the top down had failed us. More...

Summer abounds with educational activities

The heavy sighs, repeated queries of “Are we there yet?” and mutterings of “I'm bored” can only mean one thing. More...

Spindle items

• EW — An excerpt from the July 31, 1947 Bee: “In December 1943, the Lancaster Village Board warned the public that as soon after the war as sump pumps were available, they would compel property owners to discontinue emptying waste More...

Suspect in Colorado shootings a man without a conscience

The motives behind the actions Friday of alleged Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes may never be known or understood. He is allegedly the person responsible for the deaths of 12 people and the wounding or injuring of dozens more.  More...

Learning shouldn’t take a break during summer

I t is my hope that summertime is proving to be not only a wonderful time to re-energize and reconnect with family and friends, but also an opportunity for learning to continue for our children, through reading.  More...