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October 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Event to benefit horse rescue group

Spruce Meadow Farm, 10333 Keller Road, is hosting a holiday shopping expo from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. More...

Editorials

Fire company budgets not difficult to justify

Bee Editorial

Harris Hill Fire Company was the the lone company petitioning the Town Board for a budget increase out of the six whose budget requests were heard on Oct. 23. More...

Spindle items

• HALLOWEEN — For kids, it’s that time of year again to dress up and go door to door in pursuit of enough sugar and chocolate to make any dentist cringe. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 1, 1888   One more week and the political agony will be over, no doubt to the great relief of the candidates of all parties, as well as to the public in general.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a regular user of the Peanut Line Bike Path. For the past several months, I’ve noticed a lot of security patrols on the bike path, and I am very happy to see that. More...

Education

Ledgeview PTO works to fill technological void

First annual craft show to help raise money for laptops

The Ledgeview Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will hold its first ever craft show — the first of three fundraisers slated to take place within the year aimed at raising the monies needed to procure a minimum of 25 new laptops for More...

YOUNG ARTIST

Thomas Schroeder, a second-grader at Nativity of Mary School, was the “Young Artist Guest of Honor” at RocCon held in September at the Rochester Armory. More...

Lifestyles

Happy Holidays:

Support groups ease a lonely season

I t’s supposed to be the happiest time of the year. Twinkling lights create a magical aura. The radio airs happy, festive songs. Smiles and pleasantries are abundant. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  More...

Youth Board to host free educational presentation on prescription drug abuse

The Clarence Youth Board will provide an educational presentation focused on prescription drug abuse and its consequences as it relates to teens, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Clarence Town Hall. More...

Business

Woodshed’s barbecue is smokin’ on Transit

Clarence’s newest barbecue establishment, The Woodshed, held its grand opening on Saturday and is introducing the town to the sweet and smoky flavors that are unique to proprietor Peter Del Cotto.  More...

State money available for law enforcement agencies

For law enforcement agencies seeking money to enhance their crime prevention programs, there is money being distributed via government grants.  Gov. Andrew M. More...

Joan Bradley to visit The Perfect Gift, discuss family’s brand

Joan Bradley, daughter of fashion designer Vera Bradley, will be visiting The Perfect Gift & Boutique in Clarence Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.  More...

Three candidates vie for two Town Board seats

Town Council  Three candidates will compete for two available seats on the Clarence Town Board in the Tuesday, Nov. 5, election.  Incumbents Patrick Casilio, Jr. More...

Fire contracts for 2014 approved by town

Five of the six fire companies serving the Town of Clarence had their 2014 budgets approved during the Town Board meeting on Oct. 23, with all except one holding their budgets flat from the previous year.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

Brothers of Mercy offers free seminars

Brothers of Mercy is offering a pair of free seminars on health and wellness to the community, as well as two on social media in the coming weeks.  “Avoiding Falls at Home and in the Community” can be presented by nurse Marion Hummel More...

News Briefs

Trick or Treat hours in Clarence have been scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.  Fall brush pickup will end on Wednesday, Nov. 27, in Clarence. Information about pickup is available on the town’s website, www.erie.gov/clarence. More...

Spoth elected president of county farm board

Patrick Spoth of Clarence was named president of the Erie County Farm Bureau Board of Directors during the organization’s 58th annual membership meeting held Oct. 22 at the Farm and Home Center in East Aurora.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Collins’ recent vote speaks volumes

Rep. Chris Collins’ recent “no” vote on the short-term budget deal and the extension of the debt ceiling speaks volumes to me about where this man is coming from.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BUSKEY, Norbert J., of Fayetteville, N.Y., died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Mr. Buskey is survived by his wife, Judy (nee Witzig); two daughters, Traci Micek and Shari Buskey; three grandchildren; one brother, Harry; and one sister, Phyllis Snyder. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil swimmers cruise to ECIC title

Clarence’s girls swimming team placed first in eight of the 12 events contest in Saturday’s championship round of the annual ECIC Championships en route to claiming the “AA” large schools title by 170 points over second place More...

I WANT THAT

Senior field hockey team captain Erin Todaro tries to work the ball free from an Amherst player’s stick during Clarence’s 5-0 loss Wednesday, Oct. 23.   More...

OP eliminates gridders from title contention

Orchard Park’s football team used two touchdowns in the second quarter of Friday’s Section VI Class AA Federation quarterfinal to separate itself from Clarence en route to ultimately knocking the Red Devils out of contention for a trip to More...


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