Weekly Feature



December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

Frequent thefts from cars are easily preventable

Without a doubt, theft from cars is the most popular item in the police blotter these past few weeks. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 12, 1990   More...

St. John’s students lend helping hands

Dozens of helping hands from the junior high students of St. John the Baptist in Kenmore were being extended to St. Luke’s Mercy of Mission, located near Buffalo’s East Side.  More...

Smart economic development brings jobs to county

Erie County Executive

Erie County’s employment picture continues to brighten as 2015 draws to a close, as recently released labor figures for October demonstrate steadily increasing employment in Erie County, a trend that has continued throughout my time in office. More...

Spindle items

Editor

SEASON OF GIVING — The holidays always seem to ignite a spark in the air, motivating people to give a little more than they necessarily would any other time of year.  More...

Rare Oval Office address failed to inspire us

Managing Editor

When I heard that President Barack Obama was going to address the nation on Sunday night, I was encouraged that he would be speaking from the Oval Office instead of the East Room, Rose Garden or other venue in the White House.  I pictured many o More...

Erie County budget process produces sound budget

Erie County Legislature

Call it “A Tale of Two Budgets.” On the one hand, there is the federal budget. Hardly a week goes by when there aren’t some people threatening to shut down the government if they do not get everything they want. More...