February 7, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Judicial system towers over Western New York

One of the nice things about being out of the area recently, besides missing last week's weather, was also missing all the coverage and hype of Super Bowl XLI. More...

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Tax bills questioned as town levy increases

You open your mailbox and there it is, the 2007 tax bill from the Town of Amherst. With a grunt you open the paper, and your eyes dart to the general town tax line - an increase of approximately 13 percent. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 9, 1882 During the past week, the Rough and Ready Fire Co. of this village presented Mrs. Mittie Hartman with $25 as a token of esteem for her late husband, Henry, who was a member of the company. Mr. More...

Increased STAR tax cuts top 2007 state budget priorities

New Yorkers continue to pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation. Property taxes in New York have gone up more than 60 percent in the past 10 years and are 28 percent higher than the national average. More...

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