Weekly Feature



September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Out of the Past

Steamroller

West Seneca’s early highway department is shown here in a photograph from 1918. The unidentified crew is operating a steam-powered road roller on one of the town’s roadways. More...

The devil’s in the details concerning American Jobs Act

DAVID F. SHERMAN

President Barack Obama unveiled the key points of his American Jobs Act last week before a joint session of Congress. It was the type of strong policy statement the country had been waiting for, but unfortunately, left me starving for details.  More...

Securing library’s funding future

CHRIS COLLINS

A s my administration works to finalize the proposed county budget for the coming year, I want to assure you that there is a solid plan to fully fund the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System. More...

Who is the town’s real ‘watchdog?’

Bee Editorial

Three years ago, the Town Board authorized the approval of a $50,000 serial bond to cover the cost of “radio system upgrades and GPS units” for use by the town’s Highway and Sanitation departments. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

9 / 11 — When September came, a heavy emphasis was placed on the days leading up to the 10-year anniversary of the day our country fell victim to terrorist attack.  More...

Long way to go in improving the life of the disabled

MARK SCHROEDER

Last month, I attended the ceremonial closing of the West Seneca Developmental Center on its sprawling campus on East and West Road. More...