Weekly Feature



August 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Labor Day Fair time to reconnect

The Clarence Center Labor Day Fair, which got its start in 1922, is still going strong. More...

Editorials

Federal Medical Assistance Program will help all residents

I want to publicly express my thanks to President Barack Obama, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and the leadership in Congress for their financial support of Erie County. More...

It’s important to celebrate, enjoy life as end of summer approaches

As summer winds down, and thoughts of school and fall emerge, I will share with you some of the many accomplishments over the past year by a number of town employees. More...

Talk show host’s choice of words isn’t about free speech

The issue has nothing to do with free speech. I’m speaking about the controversy involving radio talk show host Laura Schlessinger after the nationally syndicated broadcaster said the N-word 11 times during a recent program. 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

Scott Kollig of Clarence earned his associate degree in Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America in May. Kollig is a 2008 graduate of Clarence High School.   More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Family Fun Night The next Family Fun Night, sponsored by the Friends of the Clarence Library, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Mr. J’s Imagination Theatre will let the whole family indulge in a little make-believe. More...

On the Campus

Anupama Parameswaran of Clarence received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology cum laude from Carleton College during its commencement exercises on June 12. More...

Lifestyles

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   Aug. 27, 1885   More...

LIGHT THE NIGHT

Cancer awareness balloon walk set for September

O nce a year, hundreds of brightly lit balloons fill   a darkened sky   in Delaware Park to raise awareness, money and hope for those suffering from cancer. More...

Senior Center holding Community Day

Clarence Senior Center will hold a Community Day and Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. More...

Business

Century 21 photo-sharing contest to support those impacted by autism

Century 21 Winklhofer, which has an office at 8450 Main St., Clarence, is launching a “21st Century Child: Picture the Future” photo-sharing contest   By participating, families throughout Clarence can help raise money to benefit c More...

MacSolutions Plus to open Eastern Hills location

MacSolutions Plus will open a second location in the Western New York area with a service center and retail store at Eastern Hills Mall.   A grand opening for the location will be held Sunday, Aug. More...

MARKET DAY —

MARKET DAY — Jennifer Ervin of Clarence shops for sunflowers on Saturday morning at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market. The market, located at 10717 Main St., is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

School Board sets tax levy, rate

The Clarence Board of Education on Monday approved a 2010-11 property tax levy of $38.4 million, a 1.2 percent increase from last year, but the tax rate will be lower for all but one of the four towns that make up the school district.   More...

AUTHOR APPEARANCE

AUTHOR APPEARANCE — Best-selling author Lauren Belfer gives a talk on her new book, “A Fierce Radiance,” last week at the Barnes & Noble store in Clarence. More...

Local News

Wilson Farms eggs safe for consumption

Eggs offered at Wilson Farms, Sugar Creek and Wilson Farms Xpress locations throughout New York State are safe to eat as they are produced locally by Kreher’s Farm Fresh Eggs, LLC of Clarence, according to a press release issued by Wilson Farm More...

Youths recognized as Eagle Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 664 from Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Clarence recently celebrated the advancement of two of its members to the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

Family Promise of WNY hires new executive director

Family Promise of WNY has named Jim Tamol of Buffalo as its new executive director effective immediately. More...

Letters to the Editor

Officers’, deputies’ effort commendable

On Aug. 21 and 22, my office sponsored a car seat safety check in the parking lot of Main-Transit Fire Department in conjunction with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and the Amherst Police Department.   More...

Police Blotter

Disorderly youths annoy neighbors

(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

Death Notice

HESS, Irving G., of Clarence, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010. More...

June C. Campbell, financial aid adviser

June Carol Campbell, 88, formerly of the Buffalo area, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at her home in San Marcos, Calif., under hospice care.   She was born in Buffalo. More...

Sports

Cat Peters earns WNY PGA Girls Junior accolades

If it wasn’t already, the cat is out of the bag when it comes to the identity of the most promising high-school-aged female golfer in Clarence.   More...

Courts Classic hoops tourney slated

The Buffalo Niagara Court Center, 425 Meyer Road in West Seneca, will be hosting the Courts Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.   More...

NATIONAL QUALIFIERS

NATIONAL QUALIFIERS — The Buffalo (Veres) Men’s 3.5 USTA tennis team won Eastern Sectionals in Syracuse, held August 14-15, to qualify for the upcoming nationals in Tucson, Ariz. Oct. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

UNYTS blood drives scheduled at mall Upstate New York Transplant Services Community Blood Service is holding blood drives from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 26  Water Creatures — Check out the Touch Tank from the Aquarium of Niagara Falls and then create your own water creature with fish prints! 12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26 at Explore & More, 300 Gleed Ave., East Aurora; $. More...

Festivals

fri. 27 & sat. 28 Lewiston Jazz Festival   More...

Classes

thurs. 26  Aquatic WILD Workshop — For educators of students in grades K-12. Participants will receive an Aquatic WILD book with activities emphasizing aquatic wildlife and ecosystems, 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. More...


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