Weekly Feature



September 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Simpson to retire as UB president

University at Buffalo President John B. Simpson on Monday announced he will retire effective Jan. 15. More...

Editorials

Budget outlook for teacher centers looks bleak in New York State

Even though the drama associated with the state budget process is now behind us, it’s never too early to start focusing on New York’s financial concerns, particularly when you talk about programs and services that may be on the outside lo More...

Efforts under way to attract tourists to Erie County

I was elected to represent District 4 in Erie County, including East Amherst, Clarence, Newstead and Akron. That includes working on behalf of the people who live there, the businesses that operate there and the attractions that bring people there. More...

Spindle items

• CAT CAM — My first introduction to a “puppy cam,” live streaming video feed of a litter of puppies, came from a co-worker a year or two ago. 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...

Sports

Red Devil gridders see light at tunnel’s end

It has been two years in the making — officially, at least — but when Clarence’s football team takes to the field this weekend to open its 2010 season, the Red Devils will be leaving behind the dwindling ranks of schools without li More...

Bills, Greatbatch partner to ‘Sack Heart Disease’

The Buffalo Bills and Greatbatch Inc. will be teaming up this season with the American Heart Association to “Sack Heart Disease.”   More...

Ski Club registration planned for Sept. 26

The Clarence Holiday Valley Ski Club will hold registration Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. The hours will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   The club is open to all high school students. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 2  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Festivals

sat. 4 & sun. 5  National Buffalo Wing Festival — Featuring the food of more than 30 restaurants, wing eating contests, 5k run, sauce contests, live entertainment and Miss Buffalo Wing contest, 12 noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Special Events

thurs. 9-sat. 11 4th Annual Quilter’s Quest Shop Hop More...

Changes could increase Planning Board responsibility

The town may be on the verge of significant improvements to the planning process, according to Planning Board chairman Al Schultz. More...

Labor Day Fair planned in Center

The Clarence Center Labor Day Fair, which is sponsored by the Clarence Center Fire Company Benevolent Association, will be held from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 5, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Local News

FOND FAREWELL —

FOND FAREWELL — Mail carrier Don Sobocinski received a warm sendoff on Aug. More...

CIVIC PRIDE —

CIVIC PRIDE — Dr. More...

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, Sept. 1 6:30 p.m. — Work session     • Roll call, update on pending items, zoning reports, committee reports, miscellaneous   7:30 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support of overseas troops

To our friends of the Clarence Farmers Market on behalf of the Clarence American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 838, I would like to “thank you, friends” for all your support and donations to our overseas project.   More...

Police Blotter

Archers on bicycle path advised by police

(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

Steven Rice and Lauren Warkenthien, both of East Amherst, have been awarded Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering from the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University.   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...

First Niagara offers funding, holds essay contest

First Niagara Bank has launched its 2010 Mentoring Matters program with $500,000 funding available statewide. More...

Lifestyles

National Drug Take-Back Day

Local disposal sites aim to get meds off the street

D rive up and drop off. It’s as simple as that when it comes to the disposal of unwanted,   expired or unused prescription drugs.   More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 Email: dkinney@clarence.ny. More...

Community News

Shelby Kelkenberg of Clarence Center won Champion Jackpot Steer at the 171st Erie County Fair. More...

Business

Why I love the Town of Clarence bike path

In “Hovel in the Hills,” Elizabeth West said, “when man invented the bicycle, he reached the peak of his attainments. Here was a machine of precision and balance for the convenience of man. More...

Events

BNI schedules   marketing   breakfast meeting   More...

Eggs sold at Tops not affected by recent recall

Tops Markets officials announced last week that shell eggs sold at their locations remain unaffected by the recent nation recall of millions of shell eggs. More...


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