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April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

With free tuition comes expected responsibility

Bee Editorial

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  April 14, 1892   • Look out for a two dollar bill on the St. Nicholas Bank of New York. It is one of the most dangerous counterfeits in circulation, and bears the date of 1865.  More...

Legislature’s plan provides fair deal for our working families

I wanted to report this month regarding the ongoing contract dispute between Erie County and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1095, which represents many of the blue collar workers throughout our county. More...

DEC rejects proposal for Northern Access Pipeline

Plans for a 97-mile gas pipeline came to a halt on Friday after the state Department of Environmental Conservation rejected the plan by National Fuel. More...

Spindle items

• MARKET FANATIC — I know plenty of people who would rather sleep in than face the throngs of people at the Broadway Market, but for whatever reason, I love it. More...

Free college tuition not as free as you may think

New York State residents have tolerated deteriorating roads and bridges for years. Farmers, children and the homeless vie daily for equal opportunity from the state’s coffers. More...

State of the County highlights strengths

I recently delivered my fifth State of the County address, speaking to a standing room-only audience at the Burchfield Penney Art Center and outlining the numerous successes we have seen in Erie County during the past five years. More...