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August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

County must cut spending, follow example set by thousands of families

You may have read recently that due to our struggling economy, Erie County could be facing a large budget deficit next year. If Erie County needs to cut 20 percent in order to balance the budget and avoid tax increases, then I fully support doing so. More...

Citizens’ groups should help educate voters on dissolution

Just the facts. That is what the various citizens’ groups throughout Western New York hope to present to taxpayers as voters educate themselves on the pros and cons of dissolution as it relates to a handful of villages in Erie County. More...

Bee Editorial

Flight 3407 families break deadlock on safety measures

When it comes to professionals working with us, we want to make sure that they have had complete practical experience before we climb into that chair. More...

Police Blotter

Stolen car recovered in Cheektowaga

(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...

Obituaries

Anthony R. D’Alba, longtime employee at Trico Products Corp.

Anthony Russell D’Alba, 86, formerly of Williamsville, died Monday, July 26, 2010, in The Villages, Fla., after a brief illness.   Mr. D’Alba was born Aug. 9, 1923, in Buffalo. More...

Sports

Red Devils’ Metro, NFL team tryouts slated

Tryouts for the Clarence Red Devils fast-pitch Metro and NFL Travel softball teams will be held at Clarence’s Main Street Town Park diamonds. The 12U team will have tryouts from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

South wins Lions Classic defensive battle on pick return

Red Devils’ Tommy Foley coached one final time by Tom Goddard

If you like to watch a hard-hitting, defensive-minded football game, then the Kensington Lions Club’s 35th annual All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, was for you.   More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

School may have just ended, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2010-11 school year. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Book signing planned at Benders More...

Wha t’s Going On

Book signing planned   at Benders   More...

Entertainment

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   Aug. 6, 1885   Mr. Thomas Lewis of Clarence Center this morning lost a valuable horse, six years old, valued at $250. The horse was injured some time ago by an accident in Buffalo from which it never recovered.   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 5  Project WET Workshop — Educators of kids in grades K- 12 will love this hands-on water-related curriculum, 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 at Reinstein Woods, 77 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - Registration required. More...

Performance

mon. 9  Veterans’ Appreciation Con cert — A free c onc ert to hon or a active military, and pay tribute to the 150 new US recruits who will be sworn in on deck. More...

Dynabrade project needs adjustment before Planning Board consideration

by ANDREA KIMBRIEL Editor

Dynabrade’s plan for a major subdivision needs reworking before it can be placed on the Clarence Planning Board’s agenda, according to a condition placed by the Town Board at its July 28 meeting. More...

Program gives students homework help

What are parents to do if their child needs homework help that they aren’t equipped to provide?   Kelly O’Brien is organizing a program to solve that problem. More...

Local News

Nanulas to chair Light the Night Walk

The Western & Central New York Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has announced that Paul and Karen Nanula of East Amherst will serve as general chairmen of the local chapter’s Annual Light The Night Walks for the fifth consecutive yea More...

Two named to Brothers of Mercy board of directors

David J. Nasca and Joseph A. Dunn have been named to the board of directors of Brothers of Mercy in Clarence. Both have served on the Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation Advisory Board for several years.   More...

In the Military

Army Pfc. Emily Rivera has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Rivera is the daughter of Aaron and Yamilca Celis of East Amherst.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Senior Center offers new experiences

Clarence senior citizens, 55 and older, you have an enjoyable, carefree, comfortable, air-conditioned home away from home in your neighborhood. Are you looking for an escape from the heat, the humdrum of cooking, cleaning and dishes? More...

Resident grateful for surprise garden

My daughter took me on a vacation to Maine for a week. When I came home, someone had planted a garden next to my windows, and flowers and trimmed the shrubs in front of my house. I have no idea who did this wonderful thing.   More...

Senator’s remarks just partisan politics

State Sen. Mike Ranzenhofer’s comments on the state budget are nothing more than empty rhetoric. More...

Bee Heard

Bee 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...

Education

On the Campus

Shannon Lynch, Gina Dinki and Christina Douglas were awarded dean’s special distinction for the spring 2010 semester at Canisius College.   More...

Students named to honor roll at high school

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth marking period at Clarence High School:   Grade 9   More...

On the Campus

Adrianna Riggio of Clarence was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Castleton State College.   More...

Lifestyles

Market seeking chalk artists

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market second annual Chalk Art Festival, themed “Under the Sea,” will be held Saturday, Aug. 7. Applications are now being accepted for the open artist and high and middle school student categories. More...

Bringing Suzuki to Buffalo

As Julia Anderson tunes her violin during a lesson, her longtime teacher, Mary Cay Neal, takes notes with one eye and with the other, scrutinizes Julia’s hands, bow, feet — amazingly, her every movement. More...

Couple honeymoon on Hawaiian islands

Lindsay Alexander Sykes married Joseph Cross Haller during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, May 29, 2010, at SS. Peter & Paul Church in Williamsville. The Rev. Richard Reina officiated. More...

Business

Your business is news

The Bee publishes news about local businesses and their employees. We also welcome news about hirings, promotions and individual honors. More...

New business helps patients ‘Hear Now’

Steven Biondi, a board-certified hearing instrument specialist, opened Hear Now Inc. Hearing Center at 9735 Main St., Clarence, about two months ago.   More...

Have you thought about starting an electronic newsletter?

So, you took the plunge and developed a website. You are on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. What’s next? How about an electronic newsletter?   More...


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