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November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Editorials

Crunching numbers a tricky business at budget time

Bee Editorial

Being the voice of reason can be unpopular. When the Clarence Town Board met Wednesday night to approve fire company budgets for the upcoming fiscal year, representatives from each came forward to defend their cost projections.  More...

Spindle items

GIVING  THANKS —  After interviewing members of Zion Lutheran Church’s missionary team last week on the group’s trip to Haiti, it again put in perspective just how fortunate we are at what couldn’t be a more opportun More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1887   Miss Sarah Spruce of Wilhelm visited at Mr. J. Schultz’s of Harris Hill on Friday and Saturday.  The snowy weather makes rubber boots in good demand.  The West Shore Co. More...

Obituaries

Carol B. Thompson, owner, Carol Beard Real Estate

Carol B. Thompson, 91, of Clarence Center and Holmes Beach and Bradenton, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.  Born on Christmas, she enjoyed the nickname “Christmas Carol.”  More...

Death Notices

ABRAMS, Mary D. (nee Pizzuti), of Williamsville, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Mrs. Abrams is survived by her husband, R. Jeff; two daughters, Lauren and Melissa; mother Geneva I. (nee Foster); one brother, Michael A. More...

Lifestyles

HOT to TROT

Getting ready for the area’s premier road race

For more than a century, two things have been certain about Thanksgiving in Western New York. One is that you will most likely gain a couple of pounds gorging on the biggest dinner of the year. The other is the Turkey Trot. More...

VFW Ladies Auxiliary welcoming president

The Erie County Council Ladies Auxiliary VFW will welcome Robin Giles, president of the Department of New York Ladies Auxiliary, during her formal visit to the area on Monday, Nov. 26. The Ladies Auxiliary will hold a dinner reception at 5 p.m. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Center at 633-5138 for more information or to sign up for activities. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Holiday

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Art

fri. 23  Saint Peter and Paul School — Exhibit features sixth- and seventh-grade students showcasing their work, Friday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Jan. More...

Fire contracts, budget approved by town board

The Town Board approved fire company contracts and its own budget during its Nov. More...

Hoarding seminar packs Senior Center

In recent years, popular reality television shows such as “Buried Alive” on TLC and “Hoarders” on A&E have increased exposure to the behavior of compulsive hoarding and allowed more people to become comfortable with seekin More...

Local News

Resident turns hobby into art form

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

With a simple click of his lens, Jerry Bianchi has captured a collection of photographs that many consider pieces of art.  After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, Bianchi retired from his job as a chemical engineer and pursued his interest i More...

Man accused of selling drugs out of ice cream truck

A Clarence man accused of selling drugs out of an ice cream truck in Cheektowaga could face up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine if convicted.  More...

Propane Asociation gives consumers safety tips

The New York Propane Gas Association wants to remind consumers of a few safety steps they can take if using propane to generate heat or run appliances in their office or home.  The following tips can help keep the heat indoors:  Checking ca More...

Police Blotter

Neighbor not so subtle sounding off on dog issues

Saturday, Nov. 10  Deputies responded to Via Cimato Drive for a report of possible youth activity. A teenage male was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I can’t believe people voted for Collins, especially for what he did to Erie County. God forbid what he will do to this country, but then the Republicans only look out for the rich and love to start wars with other countries.  More...

Sports

Talford named AMCC’s Newcomer of the Year

Clarence graduate helps Medaille reach Division III women’s volleyball NCAAs

Simmone Talford was sitting around the team’s breakfast table November 8 in Grand Rapids, Mich., anxiously awaiting Medaille College’s NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship Tournament debut, when coach Jake Beiter approa More...

Swimmers set standards at state meet

Freestyle relays post new state record times

Clarence’s girls swimming team demonstrated just how valuable experience is at the state championship level this past weekend, as the Lady Red Devils won all three relays — two with record-setting performances — to highlight their p More...

OP, WS East headline First Team selections

2012 All-Bee Football — Defense

The defending Class AA New York State champions are returning to the state title game this weekend in Syracuse. They also led the way with three players voted to the All-Bee Defensive First Team.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Holiday Evening planned at Protocol Restaurant   More...

Business

Mongolian fare returns to Eastern Hills area

Mongolian cuisine has arrived in Amherst.  Garden Buffet opened at 7516 Transit Road in September and has been enjoying rave reviews ever since.  “We make everything to order,” said owner Jeff Chen. More...

Consider joining the Hollow Association

Come and join us: At 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Clarence Youth Bureau, we will be holding our annual membership meeting. More...

Events

Empire State College to hold info session   More...


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