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August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Foreclosure Task Force to fight ‘zombie homes’

The term “zombie home” has entered the vernacular in Western New York communities through the past several years, referring to a home that is left vacant by homeowners following the beginning of the foreclosure process by a bank. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 12 1993

Elma residents spoke out against a proposed bypass, which would run from Broadway near Bowen Road in Lancaster to the Transit/Southwestern intersection on the West Seneca/Elma/Orchard Park border. More...

Legislative efforts help ease tax burden, improve senior living

New York State has consistently ranked among the highest in the nation for the unfriendly tax burden — which is an unacceptable state of affairs for everyone who lives here, but most of all for our valued seniors who have already paid their fai More...

Spindle items

TURKEY TROT — If you’re looking for some motivation to keep up with your fitness routine long after bathing suit season has ended, here’s something to think about: the Turkey Trot is only 15 weeks away. More...

‘You Can’t Put That in the Paper’

I t is a little project that I should have started sooner. As a journalist with access to more than 125 years of community newspapers, a trip down memory lane sometimes involves some eyesores. More...

Exploring ways to provide more services for seniors

The employees of the Erie County Department of Senior Services work daily to promote the well-being of all older adults through coordinated and cost-effective services that enhance their independence, dignity and quality of life. More...