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September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Federal oversight a necessity for aviation safety

In the aftermath of the Colgan Flight 3407 crash in 2009, the families of the victims fought hard to encourage lawmakers to enact more stringent regulations for regional carriers and to improve the scrutiny of safe operating procedures and the workin More...

Spindle items

VETERANS — The Bee will publish its annual Veterans Salute section on Nov. 2 and 3. This popular section contains brief stories and photos of men and women from Western New York who served in the armed forces. More...

Course on hunting, fishing ill-suited to NYS schools

Think back to your high school gym classes, or those your children attended. Somewhat seasonal in nature, these activities took place outdoors whenever possible or inside a gym or pool. Perspiration ensued. More...

Obituaries

Kevin Ray Darrington, executive vice president at Tops Markets

Kevin Ray Darrington, 48, of East Amherst, died on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Mr. Darrington was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Indiana. More...

Death Notice

SPOTH, Arlene M. (nee Berger), of East Amherst, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Mrs. Spoth is survived by her husband, Melvin; three children, Norene, Glen and Gary; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one child, Mitchell. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Beauts

Getting ready for second year in National Women's Hockey League

The National Women’s Hockey League had its inaugural season in 2015, and Buffalo is lucky enough to call itself home to one of the four teams in the league. More...

Business

Delta Airlines, Junior Achievement of WNY partner on student financial literacy

Junior Achievement of WNY recently announced Delta Air Lines as the Presenting Sponsor of JA Finance Park Virtual. The program is now beginning its third academic year and has reached over 830 students throughout Western New York. More...

Nearly 80 percent of drivers express road rage, according to AAA

Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study recently released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. More...

Events

Retired Teachers Association sets Alton’s meeting More...

Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation announces 2016 board

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing enrichment to students, has announced its board for 2016. More...

Local News

Legislators push for additional county road work

Erie County Legislature Chairman John Mills, Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislator Edward Rath held a press conference on Sept. More...

Flight 3407 Memorial 5K seeks to bind, heal seven years after crash

Just minutes before Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed into the Wielinski home at 6038 Long St., Jill Wielinski Hohl, 22, was having a conversation with her father for the last time. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 1, 1891 Mr. George Framwiller and sisters, Emma and Lenora of Clarence, made a pleasant visit at Mr. Cline’s in Cheektowaga on Sunday. More...

Police Blotter

Exes drinking together ends in disturbance call

Saturday, Sept. 17 Deputies were called to a disturbance on Willow Lake Drive. A woman was fighting with her son. An incident report was completed. The man left for the night. There were no charges. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Conner Road residents should be ashamed of themselves for complaining about little potholes on their road. More...

Sports

Program alum takes gymnastics coaching job

Shani Andrews can easily relate to the members of Clarence’s girls gymnastics squad. More...

Road-weary Red Devil gridders to take 4-0 record into turf debut

The offensive line continued to pave the way to success for Clarence’s football team Saturday, as the Red Devils gained 200 yards and scored four first-half rushing touchdowns en route to claiming a 26-16 victory at Niagara Falls, their fourth More...

Boys volleyball’s six-year drought at Sweet Home tourney ends

Clarence’s boys volleyball team didn’t lose a single set throughout its appearance in Saturday’s annual Sweet Home Tournament, as the Red Devils ultimately defeated Hamburg in the championship game, 25-9, 25-17, to win its first tit More...

What's Going On

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...

Contemporary Club will hold wine tasting

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host an evening of "Wine, Chocolate, Cheese and Friends" from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 14, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St., Clarence. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Adult Coloring Group

Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore. It’s a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour. We will provide coloring sheets and colors but feel free to bring your own. More...


Clarence Special Events 2016
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