Weekly Feature



November 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Board, fire companies discuss potential cuts

In their quest to lessen the burden on taxpayers during difficult economic times, several Clarence Town Board members suggested cutting fire company contractual appropriations by 2 percent.   (See editorial on page four)   More...

Couple’s chance meeting has fairy tale ending

When former Clarence resident Breanna Server Childs went to Cole’s Restaurant in Buffalo with friends for the first time about six years ago, she had no idea she was about to meet her future husband. More...

Editorials

Difficult budget choices will have to be made

As predicted, the special interest groups have attacked the proposed 2011 Erie County Budget due to the proposed cuts to the labor force and a myriad of programs and organizations. More...

Election winners should proceed with caution

My advice for 2010 election winners: Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water. More...

Spindle items

• CREATIVE COSTUMES — For the third year, I had the opportunity to be one of the judges at Eastern Hills Mall’s Mall-O-Ween celebration. More...

Police Blotter

Vandalism of business leads to charges

(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

ROLL, Onnolee G. (nee Hartwig), of Clarence Center, died Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. She is survived by her son, Richard; daughter, Susan Roll; one grandson; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell. Mrs. More...

Glenn Childs, photographer shot thousands of weddings, portraits

Glenn A. Childs, a masterful photographer who captured thousands of weddings during a career that flourished for more than 50 years, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010. More...

Lifestyles

Rotary Club of Clarence celebrates

Members of the Rotary Club of Clarence, the second oldest Rotary Club in the Buffalo area, are celebrating 50 years of raising money and using the funds to better their community and world. More...

Arts & Craft Show planned

The Original Clarence Arts & Crafts Society Holiday Arts & Craft Show featuring juried craftsmen and artists from Western New York will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. More...

Walter promotes tourism in District 4

Erie County Legislator Ray Walter recently highlighted 10 reasons to visit towns located in his district.   On Oct. More...

Business

The Wear House Accessorized relocating

The Wear House Accessorized is moving to a new location — across the street. More...

Events

Hamburg Palace   to host simulcast   on entreleadership   More...

Two who came and made a difference

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore.  More...

Clarence man charged with threatening military officers and installations

Kevin P. Smith, 50, of Clarence,  has been arrested and charged  with threatening federal officials and threatening to kill persons and bomb property, according to information from United States Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. More...

Cuomo takes lead in governor's race

  Andrew Cuomo won the race for New York State governor, garnering 60 percent of the votes with 39 percent of the districts reporting, according to unofficial results. Carl Paladino was listed with 35 percent of the vote. More...

Board develops preliminary budget

The majority of the Clarence Town Board agreed upon a preliminary budget during a meeting on Oct. 28.   At the previous budget meeting, the board had discussed the possibility of reducing certain town employee salaries to Jan. More...

Local News

JACK-O-LANTERN —

JACK-O-LANTERN — Ginger Lahti of Clarence helps her daughter Clara, 4, carve a pumpkin as Grant Showalter, 4, looks on during the pumpkin carving contest held at Spoth’s Farm Market. More...

Campaign assists Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York and Wilson Farms will kick off the seventh annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraising campaign today to support the homebound elderly and disabled served by Meals on Wheels programs throu More...

‘The Miracle Worker’ to be performed

Clarence High School students are bringing the life of Helen Keller to the stage in “The Miracle Worker,” with productions scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18, 19 and 20, in the school’s auditorium, 9625 Main St., Clarence. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support boosts high school band

The Clarence Band Boosters would like to thank everyone who helped make September’s sub sale and October’s chicken barbecue huge successes. More...

Leader preserves quality of life

I write in response to this week’s article in the Bee about the town’s budget proposal. As a town resident, I am concerned about how my tax dollars are spent and about making sure that Clarence’s high quality of life is protected. More...

Show support for library

Recent county cuts to the Clarence Library’s 2011 operating budget have left us in an economic bind. We’ll lose 15 hours a week, and staff reductions have yet to be determined. More...

Sports

Football team trounces Ken West to earn first stadium bid since ‘06

Clarence’s football team will try to do the unprecedented at 9 p.m. Friday night when the Red Devils look to make it a season sweep of Orchard Park in the Section VI Class AA title game at Ralph Wilson Stadium.   More...

Berghold Electric Bowling League

Team WinsLosses Outcast 123 45 Fitzsimmons Hydraulics 108½ 59½ Clarence Lanes 106 62 Leather Tech 93½ 74½ Empire Building Diagnostics 90 78 Mark Studios 59½ 108½ Health Strategies 49 119 J’s Clan Smoke Shop 42½ 125½ 600 Series   More...

Lopsided victory over Kenmore West gives Red Devils’ JV gridders 7-2 record

Clarence’s junior varsity football team finished its season last Saturday with a 32-6 win over Kenmore West at Crosby Field to cap a 7-2 year, good for a second place finish in the Class AA South standings.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Blood drives planned at mall Blood drives for Upstate New York Transplant Services will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 13, 20 and 27; and 11 to 5 p.m. Fridays, Nov. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 4  Last of the Sensitive Bastards — A world premiere by Justin Karcher. Performances: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19 & 20 at Buffalo East, 1412 Main St., Buffalo; $. 445-9432. fri. More...

Art

fri. 5  Mike Parker: Drawings — Lif e drawings of the human figure on display through Thursday, Nov. 11 at Blink Gallery, 466 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 4  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, Nov. More...


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