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September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Editorials

Society must assist in suicide prevention

Bee Editorial

I n light of the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, the issues of depression, mental health and suicide have received greater attention both in the media and during conversations at the dinner table. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 12, 1889   Saturday morning, an excursion train with eight or ten cars, all loaded, from a shoe firm in Rochester, passed through Clarence on route to the Buffalo Fair.  Mr. More...

Is New York State really open for business?

From the first day that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken office, he has touted what is now an infamous slogan: NY Open for Business. More...

Spindle items

• REMEMBERING OUR HISTORY — Most people remember where they were when the tragedies of 9/11 began to unfold. For my part, I was a freshman at Canisius College, sitting in English 102 with Mr. Blum.  More...

Thirteen years later, history still can be heartbreaking

Someone came into our office early that bright, sunny morning and told our receptionist that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City.  My first thought was that the weather in New York City must be bad, recalling how a B More...

Autumn outreach from Seniors, Veterans departments

A s the days of summer dwindle and we become accustomed to cooler weather and crisp nights, the Erie County Department of Senior Services and Veterans Service Agency are busy planning activities and outreach throughout the autumn months. More...


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