Weekly Feature



September 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Your tax dollars at work during summer

It is hard to believe that Labor Day has passed and another summer is behind us. The summer is a busy time for the County’s Department of Public Works, as engineers and crews take full advantage of our region’s short construction season. More...

Simpson’s departure a statement of legislative failures at the top

John Simpson, the highly respected and pro-active president of the University at Buffalo, stepped down early last week, signifying an unfortunate loss of a skilled leader for an elite public university in New York State. More...

New state cigarette tax appears to be factor in a spike in crime

Earlier this summer Gov. David Paterson signed into law a $4.35-per-pack excise tax on cigarettes, making New York the highest taxing state on cigarette purchases. More...

Police Blotter

Water balloon damage to siding reported

(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

The following students were named to the dean’s list at Binghamton University: Alexandra Kuberka and Megan Lintner of Clarence; and Michael Morse, Hillary Scrivani, Kara Vahldieck, Sarah Zimmer and Benjamin A. More...

Lifestyles

UB mounts Artpark retrospective

Artpark today is primarily a concert and theater venue. More...

CONTAINER COLLECTION —

CONTAINER COLLECTION — Cael Vesper, 2, Grace Vesper, 7, Aidan Steck, 8, and Nathan Vesper, 9, stand near the second batch of containers they’ve collected for "Kontainers for Kisses" which More...

BICYCLE BUILT FOR TWO —

BICYCLE BUILT FOR TWO — Dave Schwert, owner of Camping at Mariposa Ponds in Houghton, welcomes campers Scott Spriggs of East Amherst and Eileen Lippert of Grand Island with homemade cookies as t More...

Entertainment

Comedy

thurs. 9-sat. 11  Johnny Gardhouse — Canadian comic, 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 & Friday, Sept. 10; 8 & 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Yuk Yuk’s at Casino Niagara, 5705 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...

Film/Video

tues. 14  Royal Wedding — The 1951 musical directed by Stanley Donen stars Fred Astaire dancing with a hat stand and across a ceiling at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 14 at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. More...

Symphonic

sun. 12  Claire Huangci— The Rochester native and winner of the Eighth National Chopin Piano Competition will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Town wades into pool possibilities

The Clarence Town Pool is a popular way to keep cool in the summer, but repairs can be a financial drain. More...

Bavarian Fest provides opportunity to socialize

This Friday, try your hand at games, dance to the strains of the 20-member German-American Music Association and fill up on traditional dishes at Brothers of Mercy’s Bavarian Fest.   More...

Candidates vie in Tuesday’s primary

There are several races in Tuesday’s primary involving state and federal offices.   Michael H. Ranzenhofer and Andrew J. Gruszka are seeking the Independence Party line for the 61st District of the State Senate.   More...

Local News

HISTORY BUFFS —

HISTORY BUFFS — Erie County historian Douglas Kohler started the Clarence Center Historical Walk at the clock in the Four Corners, near the Bank of Akron, marking the one year anniversary of its More...

Bicycle Route Guide available

The Greater Buffalo/Niagara Area Bicycle Route Guide, which includes a list of seven major trails throughout the region, is now available.   More...

Website helps with observance of ‘Constitution and Citizenship Day’

With the approach of “Constitution and Citizenship Day,” created by an act of Congress in 2004 and celebrated each year on Sept.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Community makes program a success

We would like to thank all the good citizens of Buffalo who helped make the Citizens Bank’s Gear for Grades drive such an incredible success.   More...

Tournament support appreciated

On Sept. 3 and 4, the Clarence High School Soccer Boosters hosted the 28th annual Clarence High School Invitational Soccer Tournament.   More...

Hold politicians accountable

Our democracy requires that our political class (our political parties and their politicians) direct our governments. More...

Obituaries

Charles J. Funke, principal, area football chairman

Charles J. Funke, 67, of East Aurora, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at his home after a brief battle with cancer.   Mr. More...

Sports

Clarence successfully christens lighted football field

Red Devils clamp down defensively after first quarter en route to 37-12 win over Iroquois

Iroquois’ football team gave a valiant effort early in its football season opener at Clarence Friday, but the Chiefs couldn’t contain a Red Devils squad that was flying high playing under the lights at home for the first time in program More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR

Wednesday, Sept. 8 Girls soccer: at Will. North, 4:30 p.m. Boys volleyball: at Sweet Home, 6 p.m. Girls volleyball: at WS West, 6:30 p.m. Girls tennis: Sweet Home, 4:30 p.m. Boys golf: Amherst, 3:45 p.m. More...

GIRLS SOCCER SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 9-8 at Williamsville North 4:30 p.m. 9-11 Orchard Park 10 a.m. 9-13 at Frontier 5 p.m. 9-16 West Seneca West 4:45 p.m. 9-22 at Jamestown 4:45 p.m. 9-24 at Lancaster 4:45 p.m. 9-27 at East Aurora 6:30 p.m. More...

What's Going On

Special Events

thurs. 9  Celebrate America — Show off your red, white and blue as the Variety Club benefit takes off with live music, barbecue, raffles, kids activities and fireworks, 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

What’s Going On

‘Just Moved’ classes planned at church More...

Business

Salvatore creates oasis among businesses along Transit Road

When you take a seat within the new Patriots and Heroes Park along Transit Road, you almost forget that you are resting in one of the most traveled business districts in the Town of Lancaster.   More...

Events

BNI schedules   marketing   breakfast meeting   More...

Acupuncturist honored as ‘Second-Half Champion’

Dr. Herbert Lau, acupuncturist, certified herbologist and owner of King’s Acupuncture & Wellness Center in East Amherst, has been selected to receive the “Second Half Champion” award for New York State. More...


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