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May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

West Seneca community mourns loss of student

Bee Editorial

Students at both West Seneca East and West high schools are expected to wear green on Friday, representing their united support and mourning for one of their own.  Molly Berger, 14, a freshman at West Senior, had fought against a rare blood dise More...

Out of the Past

Sturm’s feed store

Frank Sturm & Son feed store operated for many years at the corner of Seneca Street and Ludwig Avenue, not far from the city line. More...

Our fight for ethics reform, property tax cap goes on

TIMOTHY M. KENNEDY

Our fight goes on. While we have secured some significant legislative victories in the Senate this session, there are still obstacles blocking the path toward real progress in New York State government.  More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

CONTINUE TO PRAY — For the last two weeks, I watched the numbers grow on the Facebook page, “Pray for Alyssa Loschiavo.” Each time I’d refresh the page, numbers continued to increase each day by the hundreds.  More...

Why do we bother to vote on school budgets?

DAVID F. SHERMAN

Twelve months ago, when voters went to the polls to pass or reject their local school budgets and elect board members, school superintendents were already predicting that the 2011-12 spending plans would be even more difficult to swallow.  More...