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August 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Taste of Clarence

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Editorials

Bee Editorial

Councilman’s request to applicant not appropriate

Councilman Peter DiCostanzo stood by his commitment to vote no on Dan Snyder’s request for a fireworks display permit unless he agreed to stop planting political signs on his Newhouse Road property.  More...

Spindle items

 THE TASTE — During the past few years, I’ve been told that the Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night is a great event. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 5, 1886   At the regular meeting of the board of trustees of Parker Union School, held Aug. 3, the following teachers were engaged: No. 1, Miss Ellen Rittersbaugh; No. 2, Miss L. Klicker; No. 3, Miss Mary Havens; No. More...

Police Blotter

Man reports being assaulted with ice scraper

Saturday, July 23    A 19-year-old female from Clarence was arrested for shoplifting at Eastern Hills Mall. She was released on an appearance ticket pending her arraignment in Clarence court.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Weiss and DiCostanzo, thank you for acting politically as well as unethically with your vote about the fireworks. More...

Education

On the Campus

Elisabeth Jaeger has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester at Waynesburg University. She is a graduate of Clarence High School.   More...

Students named to middle school honor roll

The following students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2010-11 school year.  Grace 6   More...

Lifestyles

'Chalk’ it up to creativity

Annual festival draws near

Sidewalk chalk, a concrete canvas and cooperation from Mother Nature. That’s what contestants will need for participation in the third annual Clarence Hollow Farmers Market Chalk Art Festival, set for this Saturday at the Main Street market. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

What not to be and what to be

Does it really make any difference if Christ’s church is found in our modern society? Some would say that the teachings and beliefs of the church are only a source of trouble. More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

Library Craft Time Library Craft Times from 4 to 5:30 p.m. will allow children ages 5 to 12 to come free of charge to the Clarence Library to make crafts with youth volunteers. The next date is Tuesday, Aug. 9. No registration is required. More...

Business

Darlene Ceglia’s Dance Project celebrates 20 years

For the past two decades, instructors at Darlene Ceglia’s Dance Project have been molding some of the area’s most talented dancers at its studios in Kenmore and Clarence.  Passion and professionalism. More...

First Niagara acquires HSBC branches

First Niagara Bank signed a definitive agreement on Saturday to acquire 195 Upstate New York and Connecticut branches and $15 billion of deposits from HSBC Bank.  First Niagara representatives report that the transaction accelerates the regional More...

Business News

Karen A. Silver of Clarence Center has been named a business adviser for KeyBank’s Western New York District Business Banking team, responsible for business development and client retention of small businesses in a four-county area.  More...

Litigation could follow failed fireworks request

An applicant threatened litigation after his request for a fireworks display permit did not receive approval from the Town Board at its July 27 meeting.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

WBBZ-TV shoots for local flavor

WBBZ-TV won’t be following the typical television model.  Instead of running a corporate station that prioritizes getting deals on syndicated programming, owner Phil Arno plans to create shows custom-made for the area.  WNGS-TV transi More...

Local News

Environmental meeting to focus on emerald ash borer

An extremely destructive metallic green beetle, which destroys all North American ash tree species upon infestation, has made its way to Western New York.  More...

Walter to hold district outreach meetings

Erie County Legislator Ray Walter’s office will host district outreach meetings with residents in August to discuss their concerns and share information from the County Legislature.  More...

Clarence Habitat house takes shape

Walls have gone up, the roof has been shingled and windows are installed in the Clarence Habitat house at 95 Fox St. in Buffalo.  The Habitat for Humanity project is being organized by the Clarence community.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Interests of town trump decorum

In response to Ms. Dunlap’s letter last week, please spare me more handwringing concerning my “decorum” at Town Board meetings.  More...

Rich must contribute to reduction of debt

I am writing to respond to last week’s column by David Sherman. I fully agree that it is essential to reduce the debt of the nation.   More...

Collins’ rat stance not common sense

This is the last straw for me and Chris Collins. I am appalled by the fact that our county executive refuses to spend the $70,000 allocated by the Legislature for rat control. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BLAS, Mildred, of Amherst, 86, died July 30, 2011. She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Rosel and Barbara Dotzler; son Thomas Blas; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug.  More...

Sports

South wins Lions All-Star Football Classic

Red Devil grad Domenic Principale records five tackles for North

The North forced more turnovers than the South at the 36th annual Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, but it did not result in a victory. More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

School may have just ended, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2011-12 school year.  The following is a listing of sports, levels, dates, times and locations for the s More...

Red Devils 10U, 9U Red, 12U Cardinals fare well in tourneys

The Clarence Red Devils 10U baseball team finished second in the annual Lou Gehrig tournament, held July 24. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Clarence Habitat House needs volunteers   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 4 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too! Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Aug. More...

Special Events

sat. 6 . Cycle for Sight Bicycle Ride to Benefit Ross Eye Institute — The ride starts at the corner of Aurora & West Pleasant Ave, Lancaster. There is a $20 registration fee required.  More...

Speakers

thurs.  More...


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