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November 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Silver Alert will promote safety

Those who have experienced the realization that a loved one is missing know the desperation and fear that circumstance can invoke. More...

Spindle items

• HOW DID YOU VOTE? — I’m not usually a person to complain about changing technology and wish for the “good old days,” but I have to admit that I miss the old voting machines. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   Nov. 12, 1885   Mr. Levi Metz had about twelve bushels of wheat stolen last Thursday night.   There is plenty of corn to husk in this vicinity.   More...

Police Blotter

Man reported missing after being ejected from store

(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 Heard

(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...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GENNARO, Sadie M. (nee Campobello), of Clarence, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. She is survived by her husband, Anthony; son, Steven; daughters, Linda Anderson and Denise Gennaro; four grandchildren; brother, Leonard; and many nieces and nephews. More...

William F. Myregaard, volunteer firefighter, Town Board member

William F. Myregaard, formerly of Clarence, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at his home in New Port Richey, Fla.   Mr. Myregaard was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Jamestown, N.Y., and graduated from Lakewood High School in 1965.   More...

Suzanne Baker, longtime volunteer, avid bowler

Suzanne “Suzy” Baker, of Clarence Center, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, in the Erie County Home in Alden.   Ms. Baker was born Feb. 21, 1950, in Lockport. She graduated in 1971 from Cleveland Hill High School. More...

Lifestyles

Community News

Clarence High School students will perform in The Miracle Worker” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 19 and 20, in the school auditorium, 9625 Main St., Clarence. Tickets are $8. Call 407-9040 for more information. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138. “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Bride wears vintage rhinestone barrette given by groom

Sara Glim married Jeffrey Spoth during a late afternoon ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at the Timberlodge at Arrowhead Golf Club in Akron. The Rev. John Binkiwitz officiated.   The bride is the daughter of Shelley and John Glim of Akron. More...

Business

Clarence Country Store inspires nostalgia

Clarence Country Store is stocked with items that may be hard to find elsewhere, said owner Bill Nantka. More...

Great Clips focuses on convenience, customer service

At Great Clips, there is no need to schedule a haircut weeks in advance or spend much time in the waiting room.   More...

Business News

Jeredith Nolan of Clarence has joined New England Financial as a financial representative. She is continuing her work in the MetLife Inc. organization, where she started more than 17 years ago. More...

Board approves 2011 budget

The Clarence Town Board adopted its 2011 budget on Nov. 3. The budget has a total appropriation of $20,244,446, up from $19,760,548 this year, with $10,537,868 to be raised by taxation.   More...

Work begins on Legislature downsizing

With last week’s overwhelming vote to downsize the Erie County Legislature, the process to reduce the seats from 15 to 11 is about to begin.   But it’s a complex, multi-step procedure. More...

Local News

Author offers new take on ‘Alice’

Alycia Ripley has always been obsessed with “Alice in Wonderland.” Her new book, “The Final Alice,” reflects that interest. More...

Erie County announces HEAP eligibility guidelines for 2010-11

With cold weather fast approaching and energy costs on the rise, Erie County Executive Chris Collins has announced that help is available to Erie County residents.   As of Nov. More...

Anthology readings planned

Readings from “The Empty Chair: Love and Loss in the Wake of Flight 3407,” are scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at Clarence Center Coffee Co., 9475 Clarence Center Road, and 7 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

Fire companies save lives

I want to say thank you to Chief Rogowski and the Clarence Center Fire Company. As their chaplain, I have the privilege of going to calls with them and watching how they move with grace, integrity and action to help those who are need. More...

Board comments were inappropriate

I am writing to express my disappointment regarding the discussions at the Clarence Town Board meeting as reported in the Oct. More...

Community gives support to troops

On behalf of the Clarence American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 838, I would like to say thank you to all of the people who helped with our overseas project of sending care packages to the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Sports

Kicker’s first career FG try leads to Section VI title

Hughes’ last-second 37-yard boot propels Red Devils past Quakers; Lauricella sets pair of passing records with 325 yards through air

Junior Stephen Hughes instantly became the most popular student at Clarence shortly after midnight Saturday, nailing a 37-yard field goal to give the Red Devils their first Section VI football championship since 1998 with their 31-28 win over Orchar More...

Berghold Electric Bowling League

Berghold Electric Bowling League More...

Orchard Park ends field hockey’s playoff run

Clarence’s field hockey team’s season came to a disappointing conclusion last Thursday with a 1-0 loss to Orchard Park in a Section VI Class A semifinal at Amherst High School.   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. 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

Film/Video

fri. 12  Fastwûrms: Migrations and Remixes — Short films and recent video works all put under the title “the edit bin is freaky deep” from the Toronto underground collaborations of Kim Kozzi and Dai Skuse, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Tours

thurs. 11  Little Tykes Mini-Nature Camp: Turkey Time — Spend some time outdoors at Tifft Nature Preserve this Veterans Day. Nature games, crafts, hikes, snacks and more are in store. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Speakers

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