Weekly Feature



December 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

New year means new duties for past chief of two departments

During almost 34 years in the volunteer fire service, Jim Quigley has the distinction of being the only man to be chief of two departments in Amherst.  More...

Editorials

Parents must be vigilant if children go online

A ll too often we hear of children being lured by online predators seeking a sick and twisted dalliance.  Children and teenagers will think they’re chatting with another child or teenager, only to learn that the fingers typing on the other More...

Spindle items

DEPUTY SUPERVISOR — Supervisor-elect David Hartzell has announced his intention to name former Supervisor Kathleen Hallock as deputy supervisor.  The deputy supervisor, who fills in when the supervisor is absent, need not be a current memb More...

Here are some things I’m glad happened in 2011

Two things happen like clockwork at the end of December. We make New Year’s resolutions and look back on the events that made an impact on us during the past 12 months. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.As a victim of a drunk driver and the daily challenges I face, the sentencing for the former hockey player received is a joke. More...

Education

On the Campus

Gillian Cotter of Clarence is a December 2011 candidate for a Bachelor of Music degree in music performance from Fredonia State College.   More...

Sports

Champs crowned, records set throughout 2011

Milestones were hit.  Losing streaks ended.  Accolades were earned.  As Clarence-based athletes young and old look to continue working hard at their respective sports of choice, here is a look back at some of the stand-out moments from More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Wednesday, December 28 Boys basketball: TBA (Clarence Boosters Club Holiday Tournament), 5 or 6:30 p.m.Girls basketball: Sacred Heart (at Orchard Park Holiday Tournament), 1:30 p.m. Thursday, December 29 More...

Sports brief

The Western New York Racquetball Association Development Program will begin on Saturday, Jan. 7 and continue through April. Challenge courts and instruction will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bally Fitness, 3880 East Robinson Road, Amherst. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kiwanis Club to meet at Helen’s Kitchen   More...

Entertainment

HOLIDAY

fri. 30   Glenn Colton Holiday Show — Don’t miss this ever-popular performance, 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30 at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org  sat. 31   More...

Performance

thurs. 29  Taylor Swift/Lady Gaga Tribute Concert — The Gem Tones, featuring Carla Sacco on vocals create the look and sound of two of today hottest singers, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

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Town representatives recognized for Six Sigma training

Four participants in Six Sigma Yellow Belt training received certifications during the Dec. More...

Aid from art

Jim Owen, coordinator of the Clarence Community Pantry, was presented with a $1,200 donation by members of the National Art Honor Society: Janee Colin, president; Justina Bonaventura, treasurer; and More...

FAA issues new rule addressing pilot fatigue

Flight 3407 Families ‘energized,’ yet pushing for additional changes

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a new rule addressing pilot fatigue issues on Dec. 21. More...

Local News

Photo

OUT FOR A STROLL — Tom Fulton of Clarence walks his toy Manchester terriers, Fiona and Olivia, through Clarence Town Park on Christmas Eve. More...

Tickets available for Chamber dinner

Tickets are on sale for the Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner. More...

Man charged with felony DWI

A Buffalo resident was arrested in Clarence and charged with felony driving while intoxicated by Erie County Sheriff’s road patrols on Tuesday night.  More...

Police Blotter

Best of the Blotter

Excerpts from police calls are a regular feature in all nine Bee Group newspapers. Some of the more unusual reports from 2011 are reprinted here. Each is an actual listing from a local town or village police blotter. Illustrations by Robert Malloy More...

Intoxicated bicyclist rides into wall

Saturday, Dec. 17   A Thompson Road resident reported that his wife was several hours late home from work. He was in the process of filing a missing persons report when his wife called. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Robert Rezak, regional superior, missionary

The Rev. Robert Rezak, 76, of Amherst, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.  Rev. Rezak was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio After working at the Ford Motor Co. Cleveland Stamping Plant, he served in the U.S. Army for three years.  More...

Death Notice

McCLOE, Brian G., of Mebane, N.C., formerly of Clarence, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. He is survived by his parents, Sally M. and David M.; a brother, David C.; a sister, Abbie Whitmore; and grandparents, Pete and Nancy Murto. More...

Lifestyles

Hochul to speak at League luncheon

The League of Women Voters has rescheduled a talk by Rep. Kathy Hochul, congresswoman for the 26th District, for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at Scotch and Sirloin Restaurant, 3999 Maple Road, Amherst. More...

Hope Chest provides life affirming support to breast cancer survivors

When Clarence resident Sharon Feraci had her first surgery for breast cancer, the nun at Sisters Hospital suggested that she attend a support group for people with cancer.  More...

Bee Weddings Engagements

Couple honeymoon on cruise   Dawn Michelle Marinaccio married Brian Michael Seguin during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Holy Angels Church in Buffalo, where her parents were married 45 years ago. The Rev. More...

Business

Corner Bakery Cafe comes to Erie County

Corner Bakery Cafe, located at 7662 Transit Road near Sheridan Drive in Amherst, offers a variety of homemade soups, salads and sandwiches.  “Our paninis are absolutely fantastic,” said owner Fran DeSimone.  More...

Events

BNSME to host January 2012 business seminar   More...

Auto Bureau site at Eastern Hills Mall offers new hours

Beginning Jan. 3, the Erie County Auto Bureau at Eastern Hills Mall will be open new hours, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. More...


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