July 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Carmine’s owner seeks next steps after fire

After a two-alarm fire engulfed Carmine’s Italiano Restaurant on July 18, owner Michael Jacobbi is looking down the long road to recovery. “Right now I’m figuring out what to do with the building. More...

Local News

Senior Center to celebrate members’ ‘reflections’

The Clarence Senior Center community will be celebrating the release of a book featuring stories from almost two dozen of its members next week. More...

New Rotary Club seeks to effect change through service

There’s a new social club in town — one that is nixing the cocktail hours and freshly pressed suits in favor of jeans and a pair of work gloves. More...

Auction to be Held at the Old Red Mill Inn

For more than 50 years, the Old Red Mill Inn on Main Street has been a Western New York tradition for family dinners, special occasions and milestone events. More...

Letters to the Editor

Rose paid his debt; time to move on

Thank you very much for the very well-written viewpoint on Pete Rose in the July 23 Bee. Mr. Sherman’s viewpoint clearly is honest and recognizes Mr. Rose for who he truly had been during his baseball years as a player. Mr. More...

Rose should accept his punishment

Let’s see if I have this all straight. Pete Rose bet on baseball games while managing the Reds but denied it. He agreed to a lifetime ban from baseball. More...

Education

Schools foundation hosting painting fundraiser

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing enrichment to students, announced today it will hold a fundraising event called “Painting with a Purpose” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair prepares for 176th exhibition

For the 176th year, the Hamburg Fairgrounds are being prepared for the footsteps of fried dough-toting fairgoers who will visit the venue for the Erie County Fair, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12. More...

Pickleball Clinic in Clarence this week

The USA Pickleball Association will host a Pickleball clinic for people interested in learning the game from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 30, on the tennis courts at Town Place Park, 5400 Goodrich Road. More...

Youth Bureau

Family Swim and Movie Night More...

Business

Hess brings claims experience to Terranova

Deborah Hess has been with Terranova Insurance for one month and is already enjoying a new career experience. More...

‘Bubblemania’ comes to mall this weekend

The Bubbleman, Doug Rougeaux, will perform at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in front of the Bon-Ton at Eastern Hills Mall as the next headliner in the mall’s 2015 Children’s Summer Theater. More...

BBB warns computer users of new virus

The ransomware scam is being used to force consumers to pay a fee to unlock their computers, according to a FBI report. Ransomware is a virus that freezes a computer, holding it ransom until a consumer pays to unlock it. More...

Town challenging state ruling on Thompson Brothers turbine

New York State has intervened on behalf of a greenhouse owner’s fight to install a 13-story wind turbine on its Clarence property. And now the town is planning to challenge the state about it in court. More...

Taste of Clarence returns Monday

The 12th annual Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night returns to Clarence Town Park on Monday, ready to continue the spirit of friendly competition and camaraderie among some of the town’s most popular eateries. More...

Editorials

Hot summer days pose health risks

Bee Editorial

A lot of talk this week has been about the heat and rightly so — Western New York hasn’t experienced a 90-degree day since 2013. With forecasters anticipating temperatures that high, here is some advice to stay healthy and beat the heat. More...

Spindle items

• KEEPING COOL— As most of you are probably well aware, this is the hottest week of the year — so far — in Western New York. And after the past few winters we have had, you will find no complaints about it in this column. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 31, 1890 Remember the 7th of August to the 10th inclusive as the time for the temperance assembly. On August 8, the Fiske Jubilee Singers will be present. The Parker Union School meeting is next Tuesday evening. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Patrick Casilio will have my vote for supervisor. The open -door government of Clarence slammed shut almost four years ago. It’s time for Mr. Casilio to open it back up and put a stop to all the behind-the-scenes game playing. More...

Sports

Slowinski named Bee’s Male Athlete of the Year

For the foreseeable future, even now that his official days as a Red Devil are over, Josh Slowinski will be the face of the Clarence boys lacrosse program. More...

Sabres’ Street HockeyFest scheduled for August 23

Registration is currently underway for the 14th annual Buffalo Sabres’ Street HockeyFest, which will be held Sunday, Aug. 23, on the surface parking lots between Mississippi and Columbia Streets. More...

THREE-TIME CHAMPS

The Giants recently earned their third consecutive Town of Clarence Baseball Association Major League title when they took out the Astros, 12-3, in the championship game. More...