Weekly Feature



October 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Race planned to assist cancer patient

Laura Friend of Clarence battled through one bout of cancer and was in the process of changing her health insurance coverage when she was diagnosed with a recurrence. More...

Editorials

Budget includes necessary cuts to avoid property tax increase

Taxpayers are tired of the status quo, tax increases and out of control government spending. Their message is on the radio, written in blogs and reported in newspapers. More...

County needs different approach to budget cuts for cultural groups

As part of his effort to avoid a property tax increase, Erie County Executive Chris Collins recently announced his plan to cut funding to most cultural organizations. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   Oct. 8, 1885   The fruit evaporator of Mr. Benjamin Metz commences operations this week. No one need starve on account of fruit, either fresh or evaporated in this vicinity, as there is an abundance of both.   More...

Police Blotter

Texting prank not appreciated

(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...

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

Football team flattens Frontier

Clarence’s football team moved one step closer to achieving its first of many goals for the season Saturday afternoon by throttling Frontier, 41-8, to stay perfect on the year and send the Red Devil fans home happy from 2010’s homecoming More...

Records fall in girls swimming’s 40-point win over Lady Spartans

Clarence’s girls swimming team continued to dominate against the opposition last week, and Williamsville North was the latest to be victimized as the Lady Red Devils improved their standings both locally and in the state rankings with their 11 More...

FORE —

FORE — Clarence’s Jackie Kim blasts her way out of the fifth-hole rough at the Buffalo Tournament Club during the Lady Red Devils’ three-way match with Sweet Home and Lancaster. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Elm TWIGS holding benefit for hospital The Elm TWIGS will hold a Ladies Night Out, Cocktail Party & Auction to benefit the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. More...

Business

Why I love the Clarence bike path: part two

In “The Wheels of Chance”, H.G. Wells said “after your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. More...

Clarence man purchases WNGS-TV

Phillip Arno, of Clarence, has purchased the long-dormant Buffalo TV station WNGS.   The Federal Communications Commission approved the purchase earlier this month, and the transaction was completed on Sept. 15.   More...

Chamber Business Expo slated

Clarence Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, Clarence. More...

Supervisor releases tentative budget

Clarence supervisor Scott Bylewski has created his 2011 tentative budget, which will be presented to the Town Board for consideration.   More...

Rapids Road Bridge replacement in progress

The Rapids Road Bridge over Beeman Creek in Clarence is in deplorable condition and has been closed since 2008, said Erie County Legislator Ray Walter, R-Clarence. It’s now being replaced and may be open by the end of October.   More...

Local News

Teen named 2011 National Merit semifinalist

Clarence High School senior Alex Polino has been named a semifinalist in the 56th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Community News

Dave & Buster’s Buffalo will celebrate five years in the area in October. Operating Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 11 a.m. to midnight, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. More...

Library offers college planning seminar

Clarence Library is offering a free college planning seminar for parents from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Prepare for college in high school

I graduated from Clarence High School in 2010 and now that I am about halfway through my freshman year of college. I feel that high school students’ view point of college needs to be re-evaluated. More...

Thoughtful acts appreciated

Most of us recognize that we live in a wonderful community in which people constantly help one another. As a member of the Brothers of Mercy Foundation staff, I wanted to share two recent examples of community support.   More...

Volunteers honored for service

Clarence has done it again. At a Retired & Senior Volunteer Program brunch, 54 Clarence Senior Center members were honored for giving 7,490 hours of volunteer service. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

NEISS, Rebecca J., of Williamsville, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. She is survived by her sons, William, John, Charles and James; daughter, Sharon Phillips; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

Pumpkins fly at Great Pumpkin Farm

Once a year, under crisp October skies, a crowd gathers around a large, spherical shadow, and the countdown begins: “Ten! ... Nine! ... Eight! 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.n More...

Haunted house will support horse rescue

A haunted house fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at Spruce Meadow Farm, 10333 Keller Road, Clarence. Proceeds will go toward helping with a building fund and medical care for rescue horses. More...

Entertainment

Tours

fri. 8  Evening Riverwalk — Join the Foothills Trail Club for a 6 mile hike, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 - meet at the Riverwalk Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. 833-3851, www.foothillstrailc lub.org sun. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 7  Jony James — 9:30 p.m., Tudor Lounge, 335 Franklin St., Buffalo; $. 855-9643, www.tudorlounge.com  John Allen & Billy — 5 p.m., Nietzsc he’s, 248 Allen St., Buffalo; $. 886-8539, www.nietzsches.com fri. More...

Film/Video

now-sun. 10  Buffalo International Film Festival — Check the festival website for a complete calendar of events. More...


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