Weekly Feature



June 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Drop-off aims to get unneeded medication off people’s shelves

At one point, Susanne Crotty’s son, Zachary, fueled a drug addiction with prescription medication taken from people’s cabinets.   The Colden 19-year-old died of an overdose in October 2009.   More...

Editorials

Showing Erie County to Obama

What an exciting day it was on May 13 when President Barack Obama visited Buffalo for the first time. More...

Budget extender fails to reform Medicaid or cut spending

I believe that the state Legislature must pass a complete budget now — not piecemeal portions on a weekly basis. More...

State budget woes boil down one thing — lack of leadership

With the passage of yet another emergency spending bill to help keep state government running, the vast majority of our leaders in Albany continue to disappoint us all. More...

Education

On the Campus

Colleen Creighton of Clarence earned faculty honors for Spring 2010 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.   More...

Clarence sophomore wins poster contest

Haylee Wasson, a sophomore at Clarence Senior High School, has been recognized for winning the Taste of Buffalo poster contest. More...

Student’s poem wins award

Melissa Enright enjoyed perusing the poetry, short stories, essays and art featured in Chrysalis, an annual literary magazine created by Clarence High School students.   More...

Lifestyles

Free concert planned at Brothers of Mercy

Craig Wilkins and his band, the Western New Yorkers, will perform at a concert of traditional country music beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

An unlikely graduate

Victoria Macy often says, “It was eye-opening” or “It opened my eyes.” These words come poignantly — for to her, they’re not variations of a cliché, but a dream. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Learn to find blessing in constantly doing right

Friends, there are certain things that I do constantly, but very few. I wake up in the morning. I love the Buffalo Bills. I eat. I sleep. More...

Business

Events

BNSME plans golf outing in   Orchard Park   More...

Is buying local on your mind?

Over the past few years with the increasing number of farmers markets, the buzz word seems to be “buy local.” More...

BEAUTIFICATION

BEAUTIFICATION — Dr. More...

Firefighter training facility opens

Firefighters can use Clarence Center Fire Company’s new training center to practice bailing from second story windows, breaking through walls and rescuing downed firefighters. More...

Board revises policy on controversial speakers

The Clarence Board of Education on Monday adopted a policy revision concerning controversial guest speakers in the schools.   (See editorial on page four)   More...

Local News

Singing group seeking members

A new, informal singing group is seeking members. The group will hold its first meeting on July 26 at Timon Towers, 1015 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.   It will meet the fourth Monday of every month afterwards. More...

In the Military

Timothy Griffin of Clarence, serving with the 107th Operations Group from the New York Air National Guard’s 107th Airlift Wing, has been promoted to the rank of master sergeant.   More...

YMCA to offer tai chi for the physically challenged

From June 30 through Aug. 25, the Northeast Family YMCA will offer a tai chi program for those who are physically challenged. More...

Police Blotter

Police assist ducks in crossing Main Street

(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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Sports

Softball team loses heartbreaker in state semifinal

Clarence’s latest attempt to win a state softball championship ended in heartbreaking defeat. More...

Travel Softball

Red Devils White falls in tourney quarterfinal

The Clarence Red Devils 10U (White) travel softball team played four games this weekend in the annual Lou Gehrig Summer Classic Girls Fastpitch Tournament in Amherst. More...

Clarence grad Gentzke pitches in D-III College World Series

Kris Gentzke called it a once in a lifetime experience. More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Pilates classes offered throughout summer   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

 Thursday Family Walk — Get a good cardio workout during this brisk evening hike, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3 at Chestnut Ridge Park Casino, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. 828-0282, www.erie.gov/parks fri. More...

Festivals

fri. 18  BBQ & Blues Bash — S ponsored by W.J. Morrissey’s Irish Pub & Benchwarmers Sports Bar & Grill with proceeds to benefit Gateway-Longview, Inc. More...

Art

thurs. 17  Members’ Open Exhibition — An exhibition from the Buffalo Society of Artists. Opening reception 7 p.m. More...


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