Weekly Feature



September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

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

The officers of 1969

Officers of the Kenmore East High School senior class pose in this photo from the 1969 yearbook. More...

Erie County keeps a strong presence on the Web

I t was 25 years ago that I began my job as a political science professor at Canisius College. Back then we were just becoming acquainted with that phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. Very few people had access to it, though. More...

Spindle items

• A FEW YEARS LATER — A few years ago I was working a shift in the babysitting room at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, and the editor of The Ken-Ton Bee, at that time Darlene Donohue, walked into the fitness director’s office across 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...