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July 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Republican Caucus supports firefighters’ criticism of comptroller’s report

The Erie County Legislature’s Republican Caucus met with volunteer firefighters last week to hear what they thought of County Comptroller Mark Poloncarz’s report on fire protection, and many had nothing positive to say about it.   More...

Editorials

Five projects earn tax-exempt bonding

Earlier this summer, I had the great pleasure of partnering with Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown to announce the awarding of more than $28 million in tax-exempt bonding to local businesses to help spur development projects in our community. More...

Legislation would penalize NYS businesses

In recent weeks, many have wondered what the New York State Legislature has been doing while the “three men in the room” negotiate the 2010-11 budget. More...

State budget process is extremely painful for taxpayers to witness

New York’s state budget is now three and a half months overdue. More...

Obituaries

Calvin L. Martin, retired from Allied Chemical

Calvin Lewis Martin, formerly of Clarence, died Oct. 16, 2007, in Richmond, Va.   Mr. Martin was born Oct. 23, 1923, in Buffalo. He graduated from Parker High School in Clarence and Cornell University. More...

Sports

Northtowns Thunder announce tryouts

The Northtowns Thunder, a girls travel soccer team, is holding open tryouts for their 2010-2011 U16 team. Age appropriate girls from any area are welcome to try out (birthdate no earlier than 8/1/93). Tryouts will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Banaszak tabbed Coach of the Year

Many high school coaches are quick to credit success to his or her players “buying into the system” he or she presents, but it can be easily forgotten that part of that system is the coach.   More...

Girls swimming named ‘09-10 Team of the Year

Swimming can have more of an individualistic tone to it than other high school sports because of the way the postseason breaks down, but that doesn’t mean it is just a collection of individual athletes.   More...

Entertainment

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   July 16, 1885   David Wiedman advertises for sale or rent the desirable property known as the Mochel Hotel in Clarence Center.   Mr. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 15  The Doerfel Family — 7 p.m., Bassett Park, Youngs and Klein roads, Amherst; Free.  The Bravuras — 8 p.m., Flying Turtles Bar & Grill, 1641 Military Road, Kenmore; $. More...

Art

fri. 16  Remnants of A Life Undercover — Mary Johnson’s solo show opening at 6 p.m. Friday, July 16 at 464 Gallery, 464 E. Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. 983-2112 thurs. More...

Rock the Barn

Concert supports Meals on Wheels for WNY

Thousands of people are expected to converge in Clarence on Friday for music, food and the opportunity to assist Meals on Wheels for Western New York. More...

Bark in the Park offers fun for dogs, people

On a typical day, dogs are banned from Clarence parks. July 24 isn’t a typical day — the central shelter in the Clarence Town Park on Goodrich Road will be packed with dogs and all things canine-related.   More...

Local News

Brothers of Mercy hosts Elvis tribute

Terry Buchwald will return to the Brothers of Mercy Campus in Clarence at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 15. Buchwald’s popular tribute to Elvis Presley has been part of the free outdoor concert series for the past two years.   More...

Empire State Games’ revival begins in Buffalo

After a one-year hiatus, the Empire State Games are back.   The 32nd edition of the Games, the first statewide, multi-sport athletic event in the country, returns to Buffalo July 21-25. More...

In the Military

Jason Pazda of Clarence, serving with the New York Army National Guard 105th Military Police Company, has been promoted to the rank of private.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Support made town event great

It was another great Day in the Park event, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank my Day in the Park Committee: John and Flora Leamer, Councilman Pat Casilio, Councilman Peter Di- Costanzo, Mary Celine Aaron, Tim Pazda, Gayle Brace, Ed More...

Firefighting system should get remodel

A number of my fellow elected officials are claiming that volunteer fire companies were a “taxpayer bargain” because they spend far less money than their paid urban colleagues “per square mile.” I had to laugh. More...

Police Blotter

Wooden play set toppled by mischief-makers

(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...

Education

On the Campus

Kimberly Groff of Clarence has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Niagara University.   More...

Town of Cllarence YOU TH U REAU

BU REAU Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Kellie Jeffery - Program Coordinator,   Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director   10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031   Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 &nbs More...

Lifestyles

Marathon winner holding book signing

American marathon running legend Bill Rodgers, will visit Tri-Spot from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 15, for a book signing and photograph opportunities. Tri-Spot is located at 4685 Transit Road, just north of Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence. More...

Sharing the socce

Clarence Soccer Club donates equipment to inner city players

T he game stops — and these inner city soccer players watch as the black pickup gets closer and   closer. More...

Learn the story of hope

First Corinthians 15:19 says, “If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable.” More...

Business

Events

Hispanic Women’s League expands   scholarships   More...

Print King open house planned

Print King Printing and Graphics, at 8171 Main St., Clarence, near the intersection of Transit Road, will join the Clarence Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the opening of its newly remodeled offices with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony More...

Employment milestones achieved at Brothers of Mercy

A number of employees of the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence, have reached five-year employment milestones.   More...


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