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July 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Put away distractions; remember A.J. Larson

Bee Editorial

A s Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law Thursday in Orchard Park making texting while driving — or using any handheld device — a primary offense, Kelly Cline stood proudly behind him with her husband and daughter.  More...

Spindle items

ANDREA KIMBRIEL

FINAL VISIT — I recently returned from a vacation to Canada. The first few days were spent attending a family reunion and reconnecting with or meeting other descendants of my great-great-grandfather, Capt. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 22, 1886   Mr. August Feigle of Harris Hill is still busily engaged in hauling lime to Buffalo for the new music hall.  Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Flock of geese breaks man’s windshield

Saturday, July 9   A disturbance was reported at a Main Street motel. A male was upset because the owner wanted him to leave. There was an ongoing issue with the man being disorderly and causing disturbances. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.How can our paid and elected town official, Mr. Weiss, make a statement about Supervisor Bylewski working hard on the Crash of Flight 3407? Mr. Weiss's comment at the town board meeting, "Let me tell you something. More...

Sports

Wrestling’s Jason Chase named Coach of the Year

There are few — if any — moments sweeter in Clarence wrestling coach Jason Chase’s coaching career with the Red Devils than the final bout in their match against Lancaster January 28.  More...

Powers fans record 18 batters in Lamm Post Baseball win

Thanks to the talented left arm of Daren Powers (University at Buffalo, Williamsville South), Lamm Post Baseball survived the opening weekend of the eight-team, double elimination postseason district tournament  Powers turned in a spectacular pe More...

Photo

LEARNING FROM THE BEST — Clarence cross country team members Justin Bender, left, and Alex Eaton are joined by running legend Jim Ryun during the Red Devil duo’s time at Ryun’s rece More...

Business

Business summit bearing strong results

JEFF BARAN

The Clarence Hollow Business Summit held last month was a success. More...

Events

Buffalo State to host Google workshop   More...

Orazio’s wins Taste of Buffalo’s Fan Favorite award

A Healthy Option menu item from Orazio’s Restaurant in Clarence was chosen as the Taste of Buffalo Fan Favorite Food — a new award chosen by festival-goers who texted their vote during the two-day festival.  More...

Councilman airs ethics complaint

Councilman Joseph Weiss questioned the ethicality of other town officials’ actions during his report at the July 13 Town Board meeting.  More...

Victuals and vehicles: ‘Taste’ returns

Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night, sponsored by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce, will offer a variety of mouthwatering choices, from Orazio’s Restaurant’s steak and dandelion subs to homemade cookies from Sweet Elegance.  More...

Gov. Cuomo visits Orchard Park, signs law

Texting while driving just got tougher for those who choose to drive distracted.  (See editorial on page four)  Gov. More...

Local News

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ROCKIN’ — Jim Crean, left, and Chris Daley from the rock group Jim Crean's Hair Nation perform Friday at Rock The Barn. The two-day event raised about $53,000 to benefit Meals on Wheels. More...

New York enters ‘Race to the Top’

New York State will compete in the federal Race to the Top — Early Learning Challenge, making it eligible to receive up to $100 million to improve the quality and access of early learning programs.  More...

Marijuana charges follow eviction

A former Clarence resident was charged with fourth-degree possession of marijuana stemming from his eviction from a home on Wehrle Drive in the town, according to information from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you to CCSD soccer

From modified B girls to junior varsity boys to varsity boys, I have thoroughly enjoyed my 10 years of coaching with the Clarence Central School District.  More...

County libraries deserve better

This is truly amazing. Our esteemed county executive is at it again. First, he strips the libraries, almost destroying them.  Now, he comes up with a fix-it plan. More...

Collins’ actions put libraries in crisis

As a former member of the West Seneca Library Board of Trustees, I must comment on the county executive’s July 14 column regarding library funding.  More...

Obituaries

Farry M. Conway, Buffalo Irish Center co-founder

Farry (Fred) M. Conway, 86, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Thursday, July 6, 2011.  Born in Ireland, Mr. Conway emigrated to the US and settled in Buffalo in 1949. He worked as a union carpenter in the 1950s and 60s. More...

Lifestyles

Books that stack up

Cool summer reads for all ages

Now that summer has begun, some of us are looking for a good book to read while sitting poolside, sipping a cool drink and enjoying lazy days in the sunshine.  More...

Clarence Public Library

Lego Club   More...

Miller-Pollock

Barbara and James E. Miller of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Allison M. Miller, to Ryan D. Pollock, son of Susan and Harold Pollock of Solon, Ohio.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 21 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. More...

Special Events

thurs. 21 . Hallwalls Smokin' BBQ & Members' Exhibition — Before the Hallwalls Members’ exhibition gets underway, enjoy a Smokin’ Barrels Barbecue, 5-8 p.m.  More...

Festivals

sat. 23 & sun. 24 . More...


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