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October 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Congressional, Senate races among those on Tuesday’s ballot

Voters head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6, this year with the chance to vote in a number of federal, state and local races.  Chris Collins is challenging Rep. Kathy Hochul for the 27th District congressional seat. More...

Editorials

Say thank you to a School Board member

Bee Editorial

Oct. 29 through Nov. 2 marks the observance of School Board Recognition Week, providing the opportunity to show appreciation for those who volunteer to help lead their districts.  More...

Spindle items

RENEW LOCALLY — When you go to vote, look for the green “Just Mail It” envelopes available at all polling places on Election Day, Nov. 6.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 3, 1887   A communication received from State Superintendent A.S. Draper states that ladies are eligible to hold the office of school commissioner.  More...

Police Blotter

Man claims speeding isn’t illegal, still gets ticket

Saturday, Oct. 20  A 22-year-old male from Cheektowaga was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Harris Hill Road. Deputies had initially stopped the man’s vehicle for speeding. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BOOTH, Clifford N., of Clarence, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Mr. Booth is survived by his wife, Brenda L. Batt; one son, Robert; three daughters, Cassandra Sanchez, Andrea and Nicole; and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devils win title at ECIC championships

Swimming

Clarence’s girls swimming team hosted the annual ECIC Championship meet Friday and Saturday, and the Lady Red Devils took first place in nine of the 12 events contested to easily claim the large school division title.  More...

Doubles team earns spot at upcoming state tourney

Clarence’s doubles team of Sarina Shah and Nicole Kozinski got a double dose of Orchard Park during play in Saturday’s portion of the Section VI girls tennis championship, qualifying for the upcoming state tournament in the process despit More...

Football squad blasts Kenmore West in finale

Clarence’s football team emphatically put an exclamation point on its 2012 season Saturday, ignoring the cold, windy weather to shut out Kenmore West on its home field, 48-0.  The win gave Clarence a 5-4 record on the season, and allowed t More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Nativity holding Nov. 2 gala   Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School will hold its annual gala at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Proceeds benefit Nativity of Mary School. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Concerts

thurs. 1  Hear the sounds of Wadada Leo Smith and the John Lindberg Duo at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. 878-6011, www.burchfieldpenney.org   More...

Town considering budget increases for fire companies; public hearing Nov. 14

The Town Board has scheduled additional public hearings to consider fire company budgets at the Nov. 14 meeting.  More...

BEING CRAFTY

— Third grade students Allison Zelazo, Gianna Mistretta and Angela Clem work on pumpkin crafts during the Halloween party held Friday at St. Mary's School in Swormville. More...

Storm’s effects felt in Western New York

As Hurricane Sandy, reclassified as a post-tropical cyclone, battered the East Coast, Western New Yorkers braced for the storm.  The Clarence Central School District was closed on Tuesday.  More...

Local News

Roundtable to focus on district issues

Diane Benczkowski said she is looking forward to hearing input from the state regarding several issues facing school districts in Western New York.  On Nov. More...

Roommate facing assault charges

A 61-year-old Clarence resident ran to Wilson Farms on Main Street in Clarence on Sunday afternoon to report an assault.  At about 1 p.m., New York State Police Trooper Christopher Rodler was dispatched to the Wilson Farms store to interview the More...

New law penalizes domestic violence offenders

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sightseers interrupt daily life on street

There continues to be a daily presence on Long Street in Clarence Center of sightseers at the memorial for the victims of the crash of Flight 3407.  As a resident who lives directly across the street from the site, I’m tired of witnessing More...

Musical production supports train depot

Many renovations have taken place at The Lehigh Valley Train Depot in Williamsville this year, spearheaded by a small core of volunteers performing various tasks with countless hours of their time and efforts. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why is there a bias against part-time employees in the Town of Clarence? Full-time employees are getting a raise, yet part-timers are excluded so the supervisor and Town Board members can save money. More...

Education

College planning workshops for parents scheduled

“Ticket to a Successful Tomorrow: Understand and Prepare for College,” featuring a nationally certified college planning specialist from Clarence, will be offered for parents of college-bound high school students at the Clarence Public Li More...

ESSAY

— Mindy Lamb was the winner of American Legion Post 838’s 2012 Essay Award. More...

BOYS STATE

— Alex Stauros, Michael Morgante and Andrew Cassidy attended The American Legion’s Boys State, an educational program, to learn how to form a democratic government at Morrisville College. More...

Lifestyles

Conventional wisdom

To say that some individuals are passionate about politics would be an understatement. Presidential elections every four years only exacerbate the intensity of those emotions, and this year is no exception.  More...

Women’s Club to meet on Nov. 5

The Clarence Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Events

Story Programs  Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Nov. 5, 19 and 26. Registration began Oct. 29. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Business

Dine out to help sheltered animals

A group of restaurants are participating in a fundraiser next week to benefit the Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  The event, dubbed The Big Chew, will be held Tuesday, Nov. More...

King Arthur Flour offering baking tips

America’s oldest flour company will share tips and tricks for easy home baking, from whole grain yeast breads to festive pies, at a free baking demonstration in Clarence.  More...

Brothers of Mercy olive products sold at mall

Brother Kenneth Thomas, a member of the Brothers of Mercy order in Clarence, has announced that Brothers of Mercy extra virgin olive oil and olive products will be available for purchase at the guest services area of the Eastern Hills Mall on Transit More...


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