July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Editorials

The beat goes on despite a week of breaking news

The ideas came at me like a swarm of Tennessee fireflies at dusk. The difficult task was to separate the wheat from the chaff. The last week brought numerous news stories to light, each with its own merits. More...

Fireworks safety paramount amid lax restrictions

Bee Editorial

Last fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo relaxed restrictions on the sale of fireworks in New York State. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 3, 1890 Friday is Independence Day, the day we celebrate. Clarence Center will undoubtedly have a bonfire in the evening. Lieutenant H.G. Lyon of the U.S. Army was the guest of Mr. S. More...

Farms in northeast Erie County feature plenty of summer activities

Evident by the number of posts about it in my Facebook news feed, strawberry picking is a favorite summer tradition. More...