Weekly Feature



October 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Postcard initiative requests funding for libraries

The need for additional funding to restore hours of operation and reintroduce programming at Erie County libraries has the Library Foundation of Buffalo & Erie County encouraging residents to notify public officials regarding their need for libra More...

Editorials

It’s past time to start locking vehicles

Bee Editorial

The headline on our weekly police blotter usually refers to unusual incidents — police providing first aid for a broken finger, releasing a woman accidently locked inside a store or assisting someone who doesn’t know how a yellow couch en More...

Spindle items

READ A BANNED BOOK — We’re in the middle of Banned Books Week, held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 this year.  If you visit the Clarence Public Library this week, you’ll see displays of books that have been banned or challenged.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago: Oct. 6, 1887 G.W. Harroun has bought the old town hall. It is rumored that he will convert it into a store. Mr. W.F. Morrison, a teacher in Clark’s Business College in Buffalo, was visiting his parents Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DEAHN, Marvin C. “Marv,” of Clarence, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Mr. Deahn is survived by his wife, Carol (nee Honsberger); two sons, Andrew and Daniel; three grandchildren; one brother, David; and one sister, Gail Niezgoda. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil swimmers stay perfect against ECIC I

Clarence’s girls swimming team maintained its perfect record against ECIC Division I action last week by easily handling Frontier and Jamestown.  More...

Men’s hoops community ed ‘class’ underway

The Williamsville School District’s Community Education program will be holding a basketball for men over 25 “class” at Mill Middle School, 505 Mill St., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 3, with no class on Oct. 31. More...

Girls volleyball team moves within win of .500 for season

Clarence entered Monday’s match against league foe Orchard Park one win away from hitting the .500 mark for the year, though coach Mike Meyer admits that the Lady Red Devils’ upcoming stretch of games won’t exactly make hitting that More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Farmers Market open on Saturdays   Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 10717 Main St. For additional information about the market, visit www.clarencefarm ersmarket.com. More...

Business

Wild Bill’s serves up authentic barbecue

Bill Richer had a favorite barbecue place when he lived in Houston.  After a 35-year career as a bartender, he’s brought barbecue to 9840 County Road, Clarence, with his food trailer business, Wild Bill’s Hickory BBQ.  Wild Bill More...

Beechwood names new president, CEO

Beechwood Continuing Care, a Western New York not-for-profit senior care community, has appointed Daniel P. O’Neill as its new president and chief executive officer.  More...

People in the News

Megan E. Moran of Clarence has joined Hiscock & Barclay LLP as an associate. She is working from the Buffalo office in the areas of labor and employment, commercial litigation and business law. More...

Library tax could change

Libraries throughout the Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries system could become part of a special legislative district that would protect their budget from being cut or borrowed from for other purposes.  Members of the Clarence Public Libr More...

Banned Books Week celebrates freedom, access to information

Banned Books Week recognizes the freedom to read — something the Clarence Public Library is celebrating this week.  Many of the challenged titles are on the shelves in the library.  Public libraries support freedom of speech and acces More...

Local News

Harris Hill Fire Company

Harris Hill Fire Company responded to Vacuum Mart at 8623 Main St., Clarence, after a motorist crashed into the front window of the establishment on Saturday. More...

Chamber plans to host ‘Meet the Candidates’ night

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet the Candidates” night at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in the Clarence Town Hall auditorium, 1 Town Place, Clarence.  More...

Radio Reading Service holding fundraiser

The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service, which broadcasts to many print-handicapped persons in the Clarence area, is holding its 14th annual “Chinese Super-Auction,” from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Police Blotter

Woman gets first aid for broken finger

Saturday, Sept. 22  An injury accident was reported on Shimerville Road after a vehicle crashed into a mailbox. The driver was transported to the hospital complaining of head pain.  A break-in was reported at a business on Main Street. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I cannot believe the people in the Town of Clarence are worried about people parking RVs in their own driveways. What will be next? People complaining about boats in their own driveways? More...

Education

AAA Insurance calls for scholarship applicants

AAA Members Insurance Agency is seeking applications from local high school seniors for the fifth annual AAA Insurance Scholarship for Western and Central New York.  The deadline for consideration is Dec. More...

Lifestyles

Memories & memorabilia

Although many cities love their professional football teams, Buffalo and its citizens seem to have an attachment to the Bills that runs deeper than most. More...

Fall Bazaar planned by church

A fall bazaar to benefit Mennonite Central Committee’s Food for All program will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Clarence Center-Akron Mennonite Church, 11500 Clarence Center Road, Akron. More...

Clarence Public Library

Story Programs  Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29. Registration began Oct. 1. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 4  Theatre District Haunted Pub Crawl — History, architecture, folklore and parapsychology focusing on inns and taverns in Buffalo’s historic theatre district, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 4  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...


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