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May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Lancaster residents deserve more from Town Board

Bee Editorial

Residents who show up for municipal meetings are the responsible ones. They want to know what’s going on in their communities.  More...

Out of the Past

Lancaster volunteers

This open-cab pumper was used by the Lancaster Fire Dept. back in the day. The department was founded in the 1870s. Do you have a memory of the Lancaster or Depew area you would like to share with Bee readers?  More...

Elections Office open for absentee voting

The Erie County Board of Elections Office will be open for absentee voting for the 26th Congressional District special election from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Prescription discount cards continue to provide savings

CHRIS COLLINS

Erie County residents have saved more than $1.5 million since my administration introduced ProAct prescription drug discount cards more than a year ago. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

KUDOS — Congratulations to Lancaster Central School District, which is one of 51 districts in New York State and one of 172 school districts across the country to be named a Best Community for Music Education by the nonprofit National Associati More...

Many liquor stores here would close if grocery stores start selling wine

DAVID F. SHERMAN

A s I descended the stairs, I did not need to see the gleaming displays ahead of me to know where I was. The blended aroma of chardonnay and corrugated cardboard told me I was stepping into the wine and spirits shop – at Wegmans.  More...

Good government has no boundaries

THOMAS MAZUR

The other day, my wife and I went to the cottage by the lake to check on how much damage the winter had done. When I tell people we have a cottage it almost seems like I’m bragging. More...