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September 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Primaries for supervisor, town justice to be held tomorrow

A primary election will be held from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, to determine if incumbent Town Supervisor Dave Hartzell or Councilman Pat Casilio Jr. More...

Gleason named new leader of Flight 3407 Memorial 5K

The seventh annual Flight 3407 5K Memorial Race will return to Clarence in October, and this year, new race director Colin Gleason is ready to take the reins. More...

Editorials

Protect your home from electrical fires

Bee Editorial

Electrical fires continue to be a leading cause of home fires, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association, so it is never too late to take simple precautions.  More...

Spindle items

• WEDDING JITTERS— This past weekend, I had the honor and privilege of officiating the wedding of two close friends, which was held at the Timberlodge at Arrowhead Golf Course on Clarence Center Road.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 11, 1890 Miss Mary Dodge of Main Street, Buffalo, was the guest of Miss E.V. Rittersbaugh of Clarence Center on Thursday and Friday. More...

Police Blotter

Customer buys office supplies with fake cash

Saturday, Aug. 29  • A suspicious vehicle was reported on Sheridan Drive. Patrol checked the area but the vehicle was gone.  • A burglar alarm was reported at a residence on Tillman Road. The homeowner was on location. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BRAHMABHATT, Vikram N., M.D., of Clarence Center, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Misha; one daughter, Mili; one son, Raj; mother, Pramila; one sister, Deepa; and one brother, Shyam, M.D. Funeral services were held on Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Author uses life with autism as part of narrative

The next children’s book your son or daughter learns from may soon come from a 21-year-old professional writer in Mexico, New York, but if it weren’t for the advent of technology and the writer’s own resiliency, the books may never More...

Choral Dept. hosting carwash fundraiser

The Clarence High School Choral Department will host a carwash fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in front of the school, 9625 Main St. A freewill offering will be accepted at the wash.   More...

Clarence Center Volunteer Fire Company Benevolent Association’s ANNUAL LABOR DAY FAIR

Sept. 5-7, 2015 • Clarence Center, New York

Crowds watch the demolition derby held Sunday during Clarence Center Fire Company’s annual Labor Day Fair. More...

Business

Craft beer scene hits Clarence with Murphy Brown’s

When you walk into their craft beer emporium, Drew and Re’nee Brown want to extend their hand and make you feel as if you’ve never left home.  And in your other hand, they’d like to place a glass of the coldest, freshest craft More...

Fabric store featured in quilt work publication

Patchwork Garden, a fabric and quilt shop located in Clarence, has been chosen as one of 10 shops featured in the fall/winter 2015 issue of Quilt Sampler magazine, a publication of Better Homes and Gardens. More...

Chamber golf outing next week

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf outing on Monday, Sept. 14, at Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road. More...

Breaking News - 9/10/2015 9:44 PM

Casilio wins primary against Hartzell

Sillars holds multiple line leads on Kloss

With primary election results pouring in tonight, it appears Town Councilman Patrick Casilio Jr. More...

Ride planned to encourage bicycle-friendly Main Street

A bike-riding event called the “Main Street Fun Ride,” intended to highlight community support for a “bike-friendly” Main Street in Clarence — including bike lanes, signage and bike racks at key stopping points along the More...

LABOR DAY FAIR

Gracie Kracker, left, and Gretta Hauer, both 8 and of Clarence, ride “The ParaTrooper” during the Clarence Center Fire Company’s annual Labor Day Fair Sunday. See more photos from the fair weekend on page 12.   More...

Local News

Engineering firm chosen for Main Street corridor project

The Town of Clarence Industrial Development Agency voted unanimously at its August meeting to accept a proposal from the municipal design firm of Clark Patterson Lee for planning and engineering services for the Clarence Main Street Corridor Economic More...

‘Widman’s Overture’ showcases work of artist

In 1985, Bradley Widman traveled to New York City with his mother to see one of the top doctors for dyslexia.  But it was inside the Museum of Modern Art that the 15-year-old had what he calls a life-changing experience while viewing the works More...

Scarecrow Festival returns to Hollow this month

The Clarence Hollow Scarecrow Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. More...

Letters to the Editor

Soccer Tournament support appreciated

On Aug. 28 and 29, the Clarence High School Soccer Boosters hosted the 33rd annual Clarence High School Invitational Soccer Tournament. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Many Clarence residents missed the delightful community day and open house on Aug. 28 at the senior center. There was something for all ages, plus free food. Thank you to the always-pleasant staff.  More...

Sports

State championship vet to guide girls tennis team

Senior fourth-year starter Nicole Kozinski has advanced to the state girls tennis championship tournament in each of her past three seasons with the squad — and there’s no reason to think that a fourth trip downstate is out of the questio More...

Field hockey squad blanks Holland in opener, 6-0

“An overall team effort” is how Clarence field hockey coach Beth Brawn described the Lady Red Devils’ season-opening 6-0 triumph over Holland Friday, as a number of players each stepped up in their individual areas of expertise to c More...

Boys soccer wins first two league outings, improves to 3-1 overall

Clarence’s boys soccer team shook off a loss in the title game of its annual season-opening Boosters Club Tournament to record a pair of 2-0 shutouts over league foes and move to 3-1 overall on the season.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 10   Polish Genealogical Society — Research assistance provided and database resources available to the public free of charge, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Villa Maria College cafeteria, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Cheektowaga. More...

Performance

thurs. 10   More...

Festivals

fri. 11 & sat. 12   More...


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