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November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Veterans Day: Honoring those with past service

A few years ago we wrote about the meaning of Memorial Day, which many observers seem to have confused with Veterans Day or Armed Forces Day. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1992   More...

Sheridan Fire District schedules election

The Sheridan Park Fire District No. 4 will hold an election from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Legislators mull county budget proposal prior to public hearing

Erie County Legislature

This past Tuesday, our annual experiment with democracy continued, as voters cast ballots for a number of offices including Erie County sheriff, comptroller and clerk. In addition, all 11 seats in the County Legislature were up. More...

Birthday Bag project nets Bronze Award for Scouts

Junior Girl Scouts from Ken-Ton Troop 30755 have finished their Birthday Bag community service project and received their Bronze Award. More...

Spindle items

RIGHT TO VOTE — Some of you may have attended Sunday’s 100th anniversary celebration of women getting the right to vote in New York. More...

Another week, another mass shooting

Managing Editor

Reading and hearing about deadly shootings and random acts of violence in this country are becoming as common as ants around a picnic basket.  Friday, a neighbor of Sen. Rand Paul allegedly assaulted the lawmaker outside his Kentucky home. More...

Mount St. Mary sets entrance exam

Mount St. Mary Academy will offer the Catholic High School Entrance and Scholarship Exam at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18.  The exam is open to eighth-grade girls interested in attending Mount St. Mary in September 2018. More...

Prepare for winter with the ‘ReadyErie’ app

Erie County Executive

A weather emergency can strike in an instant — floods, snowstorms, or as we saw this past year, even tornadoes. As Erie County residents we all know what lies ahead in the weather as the calendar turns to November. More...