Weekly Feature



April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Enhance your knowledge: attend series finale

The final session of the Clarence Youth Board and Bureau-sponsored educational series on substance abuse is slated for 7 p.m. Monday, May 3. More...

Spindle items

• PASSENGER RIGHTS — New regulations that address lengthy waits on tarmacs and other air travel concerns went into effect Monday. More...

Roberto will challenge status quo with his congressional campaign

Citing very strong feelings that many people aired during the recent national debate about health care reform, Leonard Roberto is hoping to harness that emotion and convince people that it is time for change to take place in Washington. More...

Police Blotter

Teen charged after allegedly stealing vodka from relative

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the New York State Police and Erie County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Man faces drug, endangerment charges

The Erie County Sheriff’s Department arrested Glen R. Winford, a 47-year-old Clarence man, at Main Street and Shimerville Road on April 21. More...

Sports

Baseball team travels downstate for games

The desire to test themselves against the best competition took the members of Clarence’s baseball team to the New York City area this past weekend to participate in the Northeast Elite Baseball Tournament at Clarkstown High School.   More...

Sansano throws two shutouts as softball team moves to 4-0

Jen Sansano continued her mound mastery in the week prior to spring break, highlighted by an extra-innings no hitter, as Clarence’s softball team improved to 4-0 on the season.   More...

Rochester power ends boys lacrosse squad’s win streak

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team saw its season-opening win streak come to an end at four games April 17 when the Red Devils were upended by Section V’s Rush-Henrietta, 13-5.   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 30  Chicken Barbecue — The Park School will host a fundraising Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 30 at the Park School’s Rich Family Activity Center, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder; $. More...

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 29  Ask the Expert: Chemo Brain — Hosted by the Gilda’s Club WNY and presented by Kathleen Shanahan, PhD, clinical psychologist from Roswell Park Cancer Institute. More...

Festivals

thurs. 6-sat. 8  Holland Tulip Festival — 54th annual Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce event celebrating spring with a parade (2 p.m. More...

Court cracking down on drug use

Town Justice Michael Powers announced he would be pursuing a “zero tolerance” policy toward hard drugs in the Clarence Town Court during a session of the substance abuse educational series sponsored by the Clarence Youth Board and Bureau More...

Final substance abuse session set for May 3

The final session in the Substance Abuse Series sponsored by the Clarence Youth Board and Bureau is planned for 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, in the Town Hall auditorium, 1 Town Place, Clarence.   More...

Bikes in Bloom to attract visitors to Center

Clarence Center is a “walk, bike, run kind of place,” according to Marta Carney, president of the Meet in the Center Merchants Association. Those passing by will soon be getting a colorful reminder of that.   More...

Local News

County, Town to hold Hazardous Waste Day’

The Erie County and Town of Amherst Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Erie Community College North Campus. Participants are asked to enter the college from Wehrle Drive, near Youngs Road. More...

Enrichment program designed to build on students’ individual strengths

The Clarence School District’s Enrichment Task Force has selected a program that members believe will benefit all students.   More...

ARBOR DAY

Noah Holden, 4, left, Jaele Naab, 8, and her sister Journey, 6, all from Clarence, water a newly planted flowering pear tree as other children watch during the Clarence Public Library’s Arbor D More...

Letters to the Editor

Political ‘hijacking’ frustrates legislator

A recent report (in a Buffalo daily newspaper on April 23) about my actions at the Erie County Legislature’s April 22 meeting incorrectly reported what transpired. More...

Town listening to residents

How many times have you completed a survey only to wonder what happens to your input? Well, if you were one of the few who were sent a Town-wide Satisfaction Survey, your feedback was heard and results are coming.   More...

Business proximity intrusive to resident

I am an original descendant of this town. My mother’s family introduced the carousel. However, I was able to finally move back to my hometown, and not long after that a business was approved to be built bordering my backyard. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Bong Hee Sung, professor at UB, United Methodist pastor

Dr. Bong Hee Sung, 62, of Amherst, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, in Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.   Dr. Sung was born May 3, 1947, in South Korea. She graduated from Ewha Women’s University in Seoul. More...

Lifestyles

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 30, 1885 Christopher Riley, employed as a brakeman on the West Shore, fell from a freight train at Cheektowaga Tuesday and was killed. More...

What's Going On

Lifelong learning classes offered at Senior Center

Erie County RSVP’s University Express, which offers lifelong learning for adults age 55 and older on various topics, will hold classes at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. More...

Preschool story times planned for Tuesdays

A preschool story time is being held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Barnes & Noble, 4401 Transit Road, Clarence. Call 634-1011.   More...

Book signing scheduled at Barnes & Noble

David Brown will be available to sign his detective novel, “The Elusive Chauffeur,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Barnes and Noble, 4401 Transit Road.   More...

Business

Events

Alumnae Panhellenic to meet in May The Greater Buffalo Alumnae Panhellenic will meet at noon Wednesday, May 5, at the Family Tree Restaurant, 4346 Bailey Ave., Amherst. More...

Sephora expands presence in Eastern Hills Mall

Sephora is opening a location in the newly remodeled JCPenney store on Friday, April 30, at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road. A ribbon cutting is planned for 9:30 a.m. More...

Prescription discount cards offered to county residents

Erie County Executive Chris Collins said the county has partnered with ProAct Inc., a division of Kinney Drug, to help defray the costs of prescription drugs for residents. More...


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