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February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Morals, ethics needed in government

Bee Editorial

Chris Lee’s resignation last week as representative of the 26th Congressional District was a shock to the nation as well as our area. More...

Out of the Past

The corner saloon

Before Kenmore’s iconic Eberhardt Mansion was built at Delaware and Kenmore Avenues in 1894, it was the location of Winfield Mang’s store and tavern, seen here (and note the dirt roads). More...

Betrayal by public officials leaves a legacy of shame

DAVID F. SHERMAN

The word “betray” in the English language means simply “to disclose in violation of confidence” or “to fail or desert, especially in time of need,” according to Webster’s. More...

Everyone agrees on need to lower Medicaid costs

Barbara Miller-Williams

Medicaid is an important safety net program that provides not only health services for the poor but also long-term care for the elderly and those with special needs. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

ALL THAT JAZZ — Jazz is coming out in a big way in 2011 with several local high school groups set to perform in a special event being held next week.  Banchetti by Rizzo Banquet Hall is the site of the first “A Night of Jazz” a More...

UB presents 15th annual International Women's Film Festival

The University at Buffalo Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender will kick off its 15th annual International Women’s Film Festival at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Albany will find it more difficult to raise taxes, fees

MICHAEL RANZENHOFER

Lowering taxes, capping state spending and empowering businesses to create jobs should be New York’s top priorities.  For the last two years, these important priorities were completely ignored by far too many politicians in Albany. More...