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August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Prevention, not just treatment, key for opioid addiction

By every sense of the word, Erie County is in the midst of an epidemic. Unfortunately, this is one that cannot be eliminated through any tool of modern science that we currently possess. More...

Spindle items

ADDICTION HOTLINE — Crisis Services began its newly created and heavily anticipated Addiction Hotline on Aug. 1. The hotline number is 831-7007. More...

SUNY’s expansion decision was right then, right now

Fifty years ago, the decision to locate the “second” campus of the University at Buffalo was a tug of war between urban and suburban interests. Fortunately, Gov. More...

Police Blotter

Car covered in Saran Wrap at Soccer Center

Saturday, Aug. 13 A 22-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she allegedly stole an iPhone 6 from the Wal-Mart on Transit Road. She was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment. More...

Lifestyles

Knit together for a cause:

Color the Runway holds third annual show

Fighting back tears, Zandalee Delgado stood before a crowd of more than 200 at the historic Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo on Sunday, celebrating the beginning of the third annual Color the Runway Fashion Show. More...

Clarence Center historical walk slated

Erie County Historian C. Douglas Kohler will lead a historical walk around Clarence Center at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. The walk will start at the Four Corners in Center Center in front of the Bank of Akron. The walk is free. More...

Sandle-Sacco

Patricia and Mark Sandle of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Sandle, to Samuel Sacco II, son of Laura Ferguson of Hopewell, Virginia, and the late Samuel Sacco I. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public LIbrary Calendar of Activities

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday;10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday JumpBunch More...

What's Going On

Cub Scouts plan picnic Cub Scout Pack 27 will hold a recruiting picnic from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Town Place Park, 5400 Goodrich Road in the Lions Den Pavilion. The event will include a bounce house, water rockets and food. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498 More...

Clarence equestrian trainer celebrates 40 years of acclaim

Before Nancy Bechtel could walk, she could ride, and if you ask her father, he insists that the first word out of his daughter’s mouth was “horse.” More...

Wetland creation on County Road a concern for residents

While the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation and the Army Corps of Engineers claim no negative impact will be produced through the creation of two wetland sites near County Road, residents have a different opinion. More...

Local News

Quinn to retire from ECC following 2017 commencement

Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr. More...

Clarence resident a Girl Scout Woman of Distinction

Beth Ann Bivona, co-chair of Barclay Damon’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice area, will be honored by the Girl Scouts of Western New York as one of nine Women of Distinction for 2016. More...

Clarence Hollow Bistro gets approval for retaining wall

For both the ownership of the Clarence Hollow Bistro as well as for the residents of the surrounding neighborhood, the wait for the installation of the Bistro’s retaining wall is finally over. The Town Board, at its Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

Yap due thanks for concert to benefit troops

On behalf of the Clarence American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 838, I would like to thank Jarod Yap for the special concert he and his musician friends put on for the benefit of our servicemen and women on Aug. 14. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Many members of the Clarence Senior Center wish the troublemakers there would go to another center or leave, so we can have some peace. They are ruining it for the rest of us. More...

Sports

Confidence high among boys volleyball players

Clarence boys volleyball coach Kevin Starr has seen just about everything one can see during a coaching career that spans as long as his, so when he makes an observation about his current squad, it’s not just to hear himself talk. More...

New girls soccer coach a familiar face

¦ Replacing top scorer, goalie among priorities for two-time state semifinalist

Trying to step into a program that has enjoyed tremendous amounts of success over the past few years might be a daunting task for some, but that’s not the case for new girls soccer coach Dave Stephan. More...

State semifinalist girls volleyball team boasts plethora of returning talent

In each of the last two seasons, Clarence’s girls volleyball team has gone where no other before it had until that point. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 25 Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Call 548-1401. www.foothillstrailclub.org sat. 27 More...

Performance

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Business

Castle Siding & Roofing celebrates 40 years in business

Castle Siding & Roofing has been serving people in Western New York since 1976. After being in business for 40 years, the owner, Jerry Lewis, believes that maintaining success comes down to one concept. More...

Events

BN360 sets kickoff party for Sept. 22 More...

Kelkenberg Farm of Akron is now Akron Acres

A family tradition more than 25 years in the making has a new name ready to greet its visitors this fall. The former Kelkenberg Farm of Akron, located at 12607 Stage Road, is now Akron Acres. More...


Clarence Special Events 2016
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