October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weigh-off this weekend at The Great Pumpkin Farm

Thousands of pumpkins make their way through the Great Pumpkin Farm during the annual Fall Festival every year, but this Sunday the biggest pumpkins will throw their weight around for the chance at $20,000 and a world record. More...

Local News

Going gluten-free abroad focus of author

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

During the past few years, you may have noticed how the burgeoning gluten-free foods industry has become more main stream in society. More...

Hundreds participate in Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest race

More than 400 runners and walkers participated in the Brothers of Mercy 5K Run/Walk Sept. 19. The run/walk is part of the nonprofit senior care campus’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. More...

National Disease Intervention Specialists Recognition Day planned

The Erie County Department of Health, along with the National Coalition of STD Directors, will participate on Friday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Clarence Center celebration a hit

I want to commend all who organized and participated in the 2014 Meet in the Center Fall Fest. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As Clarence High School approaches yet another deadline for National Honor Society applications, can Superintendent Hicks and other officials please identify the selection committee up front so all applicants have an equal opportunity? More...

Sports

Girls swimming beats OP, keeps streak alive

Five years ago, Clarence’s girls swimming team began what would be a long march through the competition that has included zero losses, five ECIC AA titles, five Section VI championships and four unofficial state-meet victories — since tea More...

Girls rule soccer pitch, golf course, cross-country path

Roundup

Girl power was evident all over the Clarence athletics map last week as the members of the Lady Red Devils’ soccer, cross-country and golf teams all continued to display their dominance during their respective recent outings. More...

Boys volleyball succeeds in face of adversity

Season sweep of OP gives coach 400th career victory

By all accounts, Clarence’s boys volleyball team was staring down an 0-3 week last week with libero Mason Sebian, middle hitter Rob Kuberka and back row specialist Dalton Squires all still out of the lineup due to injury. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Special Events

thurs. 2 Chinese Auction — Third annual fundraiser presented by the SouthTowns Amateur Radio Society, featuring theme baskets, raffles, 50/50, and refreshments, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Festivals

fri. 3 Oktoberfest — Experience an authentic German Oktoberfest, with music, beer, free parking and a heated tent all in the historic Cobblestone District, 5-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo; $. More...

Spaulding Green brings out crowd, no action taken

A controversial amended concept plan for the Spaulding Green subdivision filled many seats at the Town Board meeting Sept. 24. But the action that could have moved the changes forward or stalled them never took place. More...

Soccer all-stars to lace up in gold in support of their own

Athletes and attendees at this weekend’s Clarence Soccer Club All-Star Game will be lacing up to support one of their own. And everyone in the community will be able to tell just by the color of those laces — gold. More...

Editorials

Fire prevention week an opportunity to safeguard home

Bee Editorial

National Fire Prevention Week begins this Sunday and will focus on the importance of how working smoke detectors can save lives. More...

Spindle items

• HOMECOMING CARNIVAL — Last week we announced that the Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation would be hosting its second annual Homecoming Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoOct. More...

Police Blotter

Taxi riders mistake thinking they can escape paying tab

Saturday, Sept. 20 • A vehicle which was being driven by a 51-year-old male crashed into a utility pole on Shimerville Road. The man was arrested for driving while intoxicated and he submitted to a blood test at the hospital. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CUTRONA, Joseph C. Jr., of Akron, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Mr. Cutrona is survived by his spouse in spirit, Janice; three sons, James, Anthony and Christopher; one daughter, Melissa Lazarony; seven grandchildren; and one brother, Thomas. More...

Lifestyles

Dining Out for Life feeds awareness

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, get hungry to make a difference. During the 12th annual Dining Out for Life, area restaurants will join together to not only satisfy your appetite but also help support the fight against HIV and AIDS. More...

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Fall book sale just around the corner

One of the best ways to welcome autumn is the fall book sale, arranged by the Friends of the Clarence Public Library. It begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, with a members-only night. More...

Business

Busy events schedule continues for Chamber

We had a great salute to summer’s end with the 11th annual Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night on Aug. 4 with many cruisers, restaurants, vendors, a Porsche drawing and who could forget our entertainment. More...

Fall Fest draws large crowd in Clarence Center

The Meet in the Center Merchant Association’s fifth annual Fall Fest celebration saw the intersection of Clarence Center and Goodrich roads swell to capacity Friday evening. More...

Schott named V.P. at Daemen College

Following a national search, Clarence resident Richard G. Schott has been appointed vice president for business affairs and treasurer at Daemen College. The appointment is effective Oct. 9. More...