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January 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Take advantage of FASNY HELP program

Bee Editorial

For many, the question “How will I pay for college?” is a serious reality. The question amplifies and becomes trickier when the poor economy, anemic job market and student loans come into play. More...

Spindle items

• COLD WEATHER — Wow, has it been cold lately. Bitter temperatures have reminded us of the importance of having heat, whether it’s gas, electric or good old-fashioned wood burning.  The Home Energy Assistance  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 10, 1889   No school last week, owing to the absence of the teacher, Mr. Henry Frick, who was called to Ohio on account of the sickness of his son-in-law.  More...

Police Blotter

Duo arrested after seen smoking marijuana

Friday, Dec. 27  • A burglar alarm was reported at a residence on Black Walnut Drive. More...

Education

FASNY program pays for college, helps recruit firefighters

It’s an ideal situation, according to Tom Chmielowiec. More...

GEOGRAPHY BEE

Ledgeview Elementary fifth-grader Luke Webster, center, has set his sights on capturing a spot in the National Geographic Bee, following his win of the school-level competition on Dec. 19. More...

Lifestyles

Paula Deen

...cooking up southern hospitality -- here

Putting recent setbacks behind her, Paula Deen is moving forward with her big smile and warm “Hey y’all” and heading to Clarence.  On Feb. More...

BCNWNY sets January meeting, support group

The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York will hold its monthly educational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Bella Moglie Building, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew. A professional support group will be held following the meeting at 8 p.m. More...

CONTEST WINNER

P.J. Bryniarski of Kenmore is presented the grand prize 46-inch flat screen television by Bee Group Newspapers Vice President Michael Measer. More...

Business

Tops markets advises on wellness tips

Tops Friendly Markets recently released a few wellness, smart eating and food shopping tips to ease the transition to a healthier 2014.  More...

National Fuel reminds of emergency options during cold snap

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is advising customers to take particular care during extremely cold weather.  Though temperatures have been colder than usual, the utility is prepared to deliver the gas needed for customers to keep war More...

County offers winter weather safety tips during week of extreme cold temperatures

The Erie County Department of Health offers these tips to protect your health and safety during this week’s extreme cold temperatures:  • Your outer layer of your clothing should be tightly woven, preferably of wind resistant fabric, More...

Rath unhappy with ban on fracking; calls law ‘flawed’

The Erie County Legislature agreed to ban hydraulic fracking on county-owned property last month in a bipartisan, 9-2 vote.  Legislator Ed Rath was one of the two dissenting votes — the other was West Seneca’s Joe Lorigo — and More...

Sleepout continues to educate about homelessness

About 30 years ago, Ken-Ton English and drama teacher Jerry Starr left for work one morning and forgot his gloves. More...

Local News

Cases of the flu rising in Erie County

New York State is among the top 10 states reporting geographically widespread flu. Along with the rest of the state, the number of reported cases in Erie County is also rising.  More...

SNOW FUN

Alyssa Barnes, 15, braves the cold as she sleds down a hill at Clarence Town Park on Friday.   More...

Lions Club making it easier to locate homes during emergencies

We’ve all been there before — looking in the dark for a house you’ve never been to before, and the house numbers are nearly impossible to read.  You drive up and down the street in hopes that some landmark or familiar face will More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for helping light up the Hollow

I hope that everyone who visits Clarence Hollow has enjoyed seeing the Christmas tree at the Farmers Market and snowflakes adorning the light poles.  I want to publicly thank the Town of Clarence Parks Department, especially Jim Burkard and Bob More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.With the recent flooding problem at a local consignment shop, I think it’s terrible that the people who sold items before Christmas still have not been able to pick up their money. More...

Sports

Boys hoops squad defends tourney title

Clarence and Iroquois met in the finals of the annual Basketball Boosters Club Holiday Tournament for the second straight year Dec. 28, and just like last season, the host squad emerged victoriously from the matchup, 79-41. More...

Grapplers win two of four matches at Duals Tourney

Clarence’s wrestling team may have gotten out to a tough start in this past weekend’s annual Union-Endicott Duals Tournament, but the Red Devils achieved their ultimate goal by the time the tournament concluded on Sunday: to wrestle four More...

Hockey team ties twice in four games

Clarence’s hockey team struck a little bit of fear in the host squad during Sunday’s second round of the annual Skaneateles Tournament before ultimately settling for a scoreless tie, the Red Devils’ second stalemate in three games. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Toastmasters invites new members   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 9  Jive Thursdays — With Castode, Parisi & Friends, 7-9:30 p.m., Pizza Plant, 7770 Transit Road, Williamsville. 632-0847, www.pizzaplant.com  fri. 10   More...

Concerts

thurs. 9  Acoustic songwriter and musician Kevin Devine will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 849-1000, www.waitingroombuffalo.com  fri. 10   More...


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