Weekly Feature



October 6, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Out of the Past

St. John’s Lutheran Church

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Seneca was established in 1864 and originally met in this old Ebenezer Society schoolhouse (below), located at 19 School St., which was purchased and remodeled for this purpose. More...

Why should living persons grace the face of postage stamps?

DAVID F. SHERMAN

The U.S. Postal Service announced late last month that it was dropping its rule that stamps honor only deceased individuals, thus allowing the living to have coast to coast notoriety.  More...

Renovations add to good start this school year

MARK CRAWFORD

A s I begin my second year as superintendent of the West Seneca Central School District, I can now shake off the title of “new” and instead introduce myself as the “proud” superintendent of schools. More...

National Newspaper Week lasts all year

Bee Editorial

The first full week in October is designated as National Newspaper Week, reaffirming the cold hard fact that the print media is still the most trusted source of local news in the United States.  More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

THE ‘B’ WORD — The Bee Heard items have always been among the popular “must reads” in our weekly newspapers.  More...

M&T partnership eliminates ‘middle man’ for tax payments

PATRICIA DEPASQUALE

I n a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy in 1789, Ben Franklin wrote, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.”  Another certainty is the amount of bustling activity found this time of year in the Town Cle More...