Weekly Feature



November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

More funding for crossing guards, security in 2015

The Town of Clarence has reached a preliminary deal with the Town of Amherst to help fund two crossing guards at Transit Middle School.  More...

Editorials

Closing of one chapter a reminder of struggles

Bee Editorial

Last week, a chapter was closed for the families and friends of loved ones affected by the crash of Flight 3407.  The Wielinski family, who lost husband and father, Doug, was the only family to take a lawsuit against the airlines to trial. More...

Spindle items

• LEAVES — One of my least favorite fall activities is raking leaves.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 7, 1889   The election passed off very quietly in this district and a light vote was polled. The Republican majorities ranged from 35 to 88. The Prohibition vote was 8.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

WOLF, Neal J., of Buffalo, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Mr. Wolf is survived by two stepsons, Norman and Gregory Makosky, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marcia. A funeral service was held Nov. 4 at Lester H. More...

Sports

Girls soccer wins ‘AA’ title game rematch

Clarence’s girls soccer team will take its undefeated record to Rochester Saturday after defeating Williamsville North, 2-0, in a rematch of last fall’s Class AA title game. More...

Girls volleyball tops OP in ‘A’ semi

Clarence’s girls volleyball team will be looking to end a 26-year sectional title drought in Lockport at 6 tonight when it faces second-seeded Frontier in the Section VI Class A championship game.  More...

State cross-country championship veterans earn return trip at sectionals

Clarence’s cross-country program will once again have a presence at this weekend’s upcoming state championship meet in northern New York thanks to the efforts of three team members at Friday’s Section VI championships at Sunshine Pa More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Historical society plans Veterans Day event   More...

Business

Fall, winter events lead up to annual dinner

The leaves on the trees are falling. The nights and mornings coat our grass with frost. A jacket or sweater is a must. The sound of kids jumping into a pool or the sound of a lawn mower is now just a memory.  More...

Campaign to support Meals on Wheels comes to Dash’s

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York will once again be encouraging Western New York shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” at Dash’s Markets in support of Meals on Wheels’ mission.  More...

National Grid seeks to mitigate effects of electricity supply prices

National Grid has received approval to implement a number of changes to help mitigate the effect of dramatic swings in monthly electricity supply prices for its upstate New York customers if there is a repeat of last season’s weather.  More...

Polls show incumbents hold serve on election night

With 99 percent of precincts reporting to the Erie County Board of Elections in yesterday’s vote, the following results can be reported:Rep. More...

Final Flight 3407 lawsuit settled

The last lawsuit to be filed by families of the victims of Flight 3407 was settled last week in State Supreme Court, marking an end to the litigation chapter in the tragedy.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Armstrong pushes town to support athletics bond in new PR campaign

Keep Clarence Schools Great is ramping up efforts to drive support for an athletics fields capital improvement bond proposal that will be put to voters Nov. 18. More...

Local News

Camaraderie, support found in room filled with red hats

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Red Hat Society — an international organization that formed in 1997 in California — encourages social interaction and bonding among women ages 50 and older.  Locally, the Antique Red Hat Ladies of Clarence have been gathering for More...

Farmers Feast this weekend at club house

In honor of the Erie County Farm Bureau’s 100-year celebration, Richard Ball, the state commissioner of agriculture and markets, will attend the third annual Farmers Feast on Friday, Nov. 6, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. More...

CRAFT SHOW

Laura Mosher of Clarence Center, left, looks at items with Geri Salvo and Jeanette Nagel from The Enchanted Firefly on Harris Hill Road in Clarence during the Clarence Arts & Crafts Society holiday show held Saturday at the Clarence Town Park Clu More...

Police Blotter

Man flees on foot after being stopped with groceries

Saturday, Oct. 25  • Deputies responded to a report of shoplifting at Niagara County Produce. A man pushed a cart full of groceries out without paying and was confronted by an employee. More...

Education

OP student awarded for CPR initiative in Clarence

For Orchard Park High School senior Molly Budzinski, it was a personal connection that pushed her to become an advocate for CPR education.  And with her help, the CPR in Schools bill became law.  Budzinski lost her grandmother five years ag More...

Lifestyles

Rusin lets creativity fly with projects

There’s innovation in art, and then there’s Blair Rusin, who can turn anything he sees into a canvas. More...

First Book fundraiser planned for Nov. 12 at Hollow Bistro

The Hollow Bistro & Brew, 10641 Main St., is partnering with First Book-Western New York in the literacy campaign ”Feed the Need to Read” on Wednesday, Nov. 12. More...

Book sale a success thanks to you

The Friends of the Clarence Library want to express their appreciation and gratitude to everyone who participated in the book sale. It was very successful and will benefit the library in numerous ways. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 6  HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at LaGalleria Restaurant, 3923 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park; $.  thurs. 6-sun. 9   More...

Theatre

thurs. 6   More...

Film/Video

fri. 7  Film Noir Double Feature — D.O.A. (1950), 7:30 p.m.; and Kansas City Confidential,” 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...


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