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December 23, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Follow doctors’ orders — consider getting vaccinated

Bee Editorial

So, the H1N1 vaccine is now available to you — and anyone else who wants it. But now you are probably asking yourself: do I want or need it? More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   Dec. 25, 1884   The first entertainment of the Williamsville Literary Nickel Club will be held this week Saturday.   More...

Thank you, Amherst residents

I will return to teaching at UB on Jan. 1 after my four-year term as your town supervisor. I am very happy and satisfied that I completed my term in politics successfully and I fulfilled my civic duty as a responsible citizen.   More...

Spindle items

• A CHRISTMAS STORY — “A doll that pees and poops.” That is how my 6-year-old niece, Chastity, responded when asked what she wanted for Christmas. I couldn’t respond, only laugh. More...

Reports trumpeting decline of newspapers not entirely true

As we creep ever closer to the end of another calendar year, I feel motivated to again write about something that is very near and dear to my heart — newspapers, specifically weekly community papers, such as the one you are reading right now. More...

New York State failing its SUNY schools

It’s the time of the year when students attending the State University of New York will be heading home for the holidays to be with their families. More...