February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

State Assembly must pass ‘all crimes’ DNA bill; it’s urgent

On the last day in the month of January, the state Senate passed legislation, by a resounding vote of 49 to 10, to expand New York’s DNA database to require the collection of DNA samples from all crimes upon conviction. More...

Prevention is key to elimination of online crimes

Bee Editorial

Several days ago, a student at Sweet Home Middle School became the victim of an apparent hacking of a social networking page. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoFeb. 17, 1887 Mr. Nic. Human of Getzville was quite seriously hurt by being thrown from a load of wood, and landing against a fence. More...

The Queen City could learn a lot from the Motor City

There are a multitude of comparisons one can make between Buffalo (“the Queen City of the Great Lakes”) and Detroit (the “Motor City”) in these modern times of a weakened economy and the depressing spinoffs it creates. More...

Corrections

In the business section on page 34 of the Feb. 8 edition of The Amherst Bee, Althea Luerhsen said she was interested in building strategic alliances with other organizations in Western New York, such as the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. More...