Weekly Feature



August 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Rotary provides opportunities for involvement

Bee Editorial

The first Rotary club was founded by Chicago attorney Paul Harris on Feb. 23, 1905. More...

Spindle items

• FUNDING CONCERNS — I don’t usually comment on political matters in this space, but this week, Jane Corwin’s column struck a chord with me.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 14, 1890 “A home without a newspaper is no home at all. It is a rendezvous of bedbugs and fleas where the inhabitants live in blissful ignorance of what the world is doing. The children grow up in rags and dirt.” More...

Police Blotter

Woman behind mall with pet carrier raises suspicion

Saturday, Aug. 1  • A caller reported that a woman walked into the woods behind Key Bank near Eastern Hills Mall carrying a pet carrier and returned to her vehicle several minutes later. More...

Obituaries

Sister Cecile Ferland, teacher, principal

Sister Cecile Ferland, a teacher and principal for almost 50 years as well as a Clarence resident, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. She was 90.  Born Bibiane Ferland in Highgate Center, Vermont, she entered the Sisters of St. More...

Death Notice

KORPANTY, Richard, of Clarence, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; three sons, Mark, Rob and Daniel; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

Lifestyles

10 tips for college seniors

Reflections from an ‘almost-graduate

Three years ago, I was gathering and packing up small bits of my life — clothing, bedding, electronics and new schoolbooks. Heading to college for my freshman year was just as intimidating as it was exciting.   More...

‘Music Under the Tent’ set at Harris Hill UMC

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., will host its annual “Music Under the Tent” event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26. Patrons will enjoy a relaxing evening of music and light refreshments. More...

Library Calendar

Butterfly Mini-Book Program   Children of all ages will be able to create their own six-page butterfly-themed mini-book out of recycled materials during this educational, eco-friendly arts and crafts program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Business

Ice Cream Men hope to scoop competition

When you see Tom Jurkovic’s ice cream truck coming down the street for the first time, he wants it to leave an impression on you.  Jurkovic and his two sons, Andrew, 22, and Zach, 17, collectively form “The Ice Cream Men,” read More...

Comedic juggler to close summer theater series

Comedic juggler Nels Cremean of InJest will perform in this weekend’s final installment of the Children’s Summer Theater at Eastern Hills Mall at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

SBA, SCORE will hold business workshop

The Small Business Association and Buffalo/Niagara SCORE will host “Starting and Managing Your Own Business” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo.  More...

Proposed mixed-use project concerns neighbors

A proposed two-story mixed-use project on the grounds of an existing Sheridan Drive day care center is raising concerns from neighboring residents.  More...

Clarence duo team up for children’s book celebrating individuality

Two Clarence residents have teamed up to create a new children’s book series aimed at encouraging kids to celebrate what makes them unlike anyone else.  More...

Local News

CHALK ART CHAMPION

Jaele Naab of Akron poses with her creation, “Fun in the Sun,” which won in the youth category during Hearts and Hands’ inaugural Chalk Art Festival, held July 25 at Day in the Park.   More...

Rath honors Salvation Army on 150th anniversary

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath recently honored the Salvation Army on its 150th anniversary, presenting a proclamation recognizing the milestone to Maj. Thomas Applin from the Salvation Army of Buffalo.  More...

Montabaur Heights Apartments to host open house events

The Montabaur Heights Apartments — currently under construction on the Brothers of Mercy campus located at 4530 Ransom Road — will hold open house events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 16 and 30. More...

Letters to the Editor

Questioning work on official’s street

A few weeks back I drove through my old neighborhood. A street in perfect condition was being torn up with the intent of repaving. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When Pat Casilio was elected to town council, I feared his power and involvement in the development community would influence his decision-making and be bad for the town. More...

Education

On the Campus

Le Moyne College has named the following Clarence and Williamsville residents to its dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester: Erik Gorenflo, Tyler Piasecki and Damian Powers.  More...

Sports

Young golfers put skills on display

Amherst’s Jackson is sole area qualifier for Drive, Chip and Putt regional final

Some of the area’s best young golfers put their skills to the test Thursday at Harvest Hills Golf Club in Orchard Park, as they vied for one of the two coveted spots in the eight age and gender divisions during the Western New York Junior PGA D More...

Travel baseball tryouts slated

The Great Lakes Gators, Western New York’s newest travel baseball organization, will hold tryouts for their 2016 Cooperstown-bound 12U team from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 15 and from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. More...

McClarens compete with Aquettes at synchro swim Junior Olympics

Clarence residents Sydney and Avery McClaren both qualified for the recent synchronized swimming Junior Olympics as members of the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Comedy

thurs. 13-sat. 15   Kyle Hickey will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, and Friday, Aug. 14; and at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Yuk Yuk’s at Casino Niagara, 5705 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...

Special Events

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