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April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Legislature should support animal cruelty registry

Bee Editorial

Mistreating an animal is behavior no one can condone, yet it continues to happen anyway.  Kudos to Erie County Legislator Terrence McCracken for bringing attention to the issue by proposing legislation that would establish a registry of convicte More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 7, 1887   Holy week.  Hunt up your garden tools.  House-cleaning is now in order.  Read the new advertisement of M. M. Schwartz.  Mr. More...

State budget represents efficiency, responsibility

DENNIS GABRYSZAK

The 2012-13 state budget represents a big leap forward for state government. For the second consecutive year, we passed an on-time budget. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

A CHANGE  WILL DO YOU  GOOD — I hate change.  I can handle it only in small doses, like rearranging furniture or trying a new eyeshadow. If the company changes the color on my milk carton, I balk.  More...

Job of school board members becoming even less desirable

DAVID F. SHERMAN

Suppose an election were held for members of a board of education and no one ran? It's a frightening possibility this year in Western New York, given the difficult decisions boards have to make.  More...