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July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Redistricting mess ventures into absurd territory

Bee Editorial

Watching Erie County Democrats and Republicans balk at each others’ suggestions concerning redistricting for the past several months may be likened to following a juvenile “my dad can beat up your dad” argument on the playground.&nb More...

Out of the Past

Gossel Farm

In this photograph from the 1920s, Carl Boldt, left, is driving his team of horses while using a bobsled to move a chicken coop onto the Gossel farm, located at 3689 Seneca St. Standing in the center of the photo is Henry J. More...

Small businesses are backbone of economy; deserve to thrive

MARK SCHROEDER

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

THAT’S WHAT I WAS THINKING — You’ve heard the common expression “Great minds think alike.”  More...

Correction

The Links at Ivy Ridge, where the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce will host its 21st annual golf tournament, is located at 12221 Main St., Akron. The address was incorrect in last week’s edition.   More...

‘Local bank’ failed to update its ‘business model’

DAVID F. SHERMAN

News that HSBC Bank intends to sell all of its branch office locations in Western New York is both sad and somewhat insulting. More...

A plan to keep library strong, accessible

CHRIS COLLINS

The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. Despite this rich history, it is clear that the library cannot keep 37 branches open and operational with its current resources. More...