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October 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Awareness important in fighting painkiller abuse

Bee Editorial

Recent information on drug addiction has indicated that the abuse of prescription medications is becoming a major problem in Western New York.  “They’re calling it an epidemic … especially in the suburbs,” says Dawn Kinn More...

Spindle items

• CLARENCE ON TOUR — Four Clarence locations are among five in this area being featured in the 11th “Binational Doors Open Niagara.” They are among 28 sites in the Niagara region open to tours from Friday through Sunday, Oct. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 18, 1888   The Republicans raised a 130-foot pole in front of Mr. John Shettler’s hotel on Tuesday last. Mr. P.C. Croop did the raising. More...

Police Blotter

Man caught with cologne should at least smell nice

Saturday, Oct. 5  • Patrol responded to a Main Street business on the report of a stolen wallet. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am trying to locate a pair of lost prescription sunglasses lost at Eastern Hills Mall on Saturday, Oct. 5. If anyone has found them, please return them to the security desk; they were in a brown leather case. Thank you.  More...

Sports

Winter modified, freshman sports status unclear

CSEF $22,000 short of providing funds to restore all programs for season

If immediate and drastic action isn’t taken, dozens of young athletes in the Clarence School District won’t be able to represent the Red Devils in their sport of choice — perhaps in any sport at all — this winter.  More...

Field hockey team sweeps pair of Williamsville foes

Clarence’s field hockey team knocked off a pair of opponents from Williamsville last week — including a 3-2 victory over South Wednesday in what coach Beth Brawn called “the best game I’ve seen these kids play” — t More...

Lady Red Devil harriers place first at Manhattan Invitational

Clarence’s girls cross country team won a varsity race at the annual Manhattan Invitational for the first time since the Red Devils began competing at the meet when it took the title in Saturday’s Varsity “E” race in what coac More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Friends of Father Joe to sponsor barbecue   More...

Business

Makeover continues in Clarence Hollow

The plans have been made and finalized for our second Extreme Makeover-Hollow Edition. The makeover is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Cornerstone Bar & Grill, on the corner of Main Street and Sawmill Road. More...

The Podge schedules event to mark 25th anniversary

The Podge, located at 10205 Main St. in Clarence, is hosting a grand reopening this weekend to celebrate 25 years at that location.  The celebration will include a ribbon cutting with local dignitaries at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Hearts and Hands receives Grigg Lewis grant

Clarence residents assisted

Hearts and Hands — a neighbor-helping-neighbor assistance program serving residents of Clarence, Akron-Newstead, Alden and other communities — has received a grant from the Lockport-based Grigg Lewis Foundation.  The grant will be us More...

Youth Bureau forum to highlight rising abuse of painkillers, heroin

The Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau have scheduled a presentation for parents, grandparents, educators and other members of the community on the prevalence of prescription drug abuse and the “disturbing” rise in heroin use.   More...

Town Board OKs creation of sewer district

The Clarence Town Board voted 4-1 to approve the formation of Sewer District 10 during its regular meeting on Oct. 9. Councilman Bernard Kolber cast the single no vote.  More...

Organization works to cultivate community in Sierra Leone

Four years ago, what started as a small effort by Kate and Joe Vacanti to help improve water quality for people in Sierra Leone has grown into something much greater than they expected. More...

Local News

Second Hollow makeover scheduled for Saturday

Organizers seek money, volunteers

The Clarence Hollow Association is gearing up for its second facelift involving a property in the Hollow, but the project could still use both monetary donations and volunteers.  “Extreme Makeover - Hollow Edition,” will get under wa More...

Nonprofits to participate in ‘Mission Market’ at UMC Apple Festival

Clarence United Methodist Church will host its 29th annual Apple Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Farm to catapult pumpkins

The trebuchet contest will be the highlight of this weekend’s activities at the Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St., Clarence.  Life-size catapults built by high school students will shoot pumpkins for distances up to 500 feet and also for More...

Letters to the Editor

Enrichment fund still needs support

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation has been working hard to get donations to fund all of the sports and clubs that were cut in the school budget this year.  More...

Support district in various ways

The 2013-14 school year is now under way, and the difficult and challenging budget process from last spring may seem like a distant memory. But like the old adage goes: “Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.”  More...

Chronic pain robs people of their lives

After reading The Bee’s full page article on Project Hope, I am writing to you to present the opposite side of the issue.  Cauda equina syndrome has left me with chronic pain and it has become as much a part of me as my own skin — it More...

Obituaries

Death

NAAB, Audrey R. (nee Hanes), of Clarence, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Mrs. Naab is survived by her husband, Norman E. Sr.; three daughters, Susan Naab Jackson, Marjorie K. Yaeger and Phyllis E. Campofelice; four sons, Norman E. More...

Lifestyles

Graphic novel CRASHES Buffalo Comicon, ZAPS competition

In a world full of superheroes and villains, one man’s vision will soon sweep in and take control of the comic book culture. Queen City Books will be releasing its first collaborative graphic novel since 2001 at this year’s Comicon. More...

Harris Hill UMC sets fish fry

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., is hosting a “Fish Fry and Fellowship” dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. More...

RAISING FUNDS

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals serving Erie County received some extra help recently as Emma Muchow, left, Maggie Kelkenberg, Ella Kelkenberg and Adrienne Muchow sold hand-sewn More...


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