Weekly Feature



September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

To end domestic violence, there must be understanding

Bee Editorial

Discussing domestic violence isn’t easy. More...

Spindle items

• SUPERMOON — Like many of you I suspect, I was standing in my backyard at 10:11 p.m. Sunday with my gaze fixed on the moon. The Super Blood Moon only lasted about an hour, but it was a pretty incredible sight to see.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 2, 1890 Mr. E.L. Martin recently came from Canada with his bride, Miss Sherick. After a short stay here in Clarence Center, they started for their western home. They have our congratulations. More...

Letters to the Editor

Enough with errant bike path squirrels

So it used to be geese. That seems to have calmed down. Our latest animal crisis is the irresponsible nature of the squirrels in Clarence. More...

Attention to road speed appreciated

Sincerely grateful, a word of thanks for the help of Hans Mobius and Dave Hartzell for getting the speed limit lowered on County Road. Since 1987, not one supervisor has been willing to address this. Thanks again, Dave. All my best to you.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CARNEVALE-HUBER, Pamela R., of Clarence, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball team wins second straight tourney

A Monsignor Martin Association school felt the wrath of Clarence’s girls volleyball team in the championship game of a tournament for the second straight weekend as the Lady Red Devils took down St. More...

Cross-country squads fare well at Baldwinsville

Clarence’s cross-country teams, one day after splitting with Frontier, voiced their displeasure with how they performed in their league opener Sept. 22.  More...

Girls swimming tops North, Hamburg

Lady Spartans help Lady Red Devils ‘Paint the Pool Pink’ for cancer research

Clarence’s girls’ swimming team defeated both Williamsville North and Hamburg last week to move to 5-0 on the season — and helped raise more than $1,400 for breast cancer research in the process.  More...

Business

Month to focus on safety of window coverings

Seemingly harmless cords from blinds can turn deadly if toddlers get entwined in them. October is National Window Covering Safety Month, which presents an opportune time to assess the safety of a home’s window coverings.  More...

Chamber seeking annual awards nominations

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nomination forms for its 2016 annual awards dinner, to be held Thursday, Feb. 25, at Samuel’s Grande Manor.  More...

Erie County unemployment rate declines

The New York State Department of Labor today released the August 2015 unemployment report for counties across the state, revealing that the unemployment rate in the Buffalo-Niagara region had fallen to 5.2 percent while the unemployment rate in Erie More...

PIG RACE

Grant Kupkowski, 12, left; Aden Smith, 11; and Ryan Elibol, 11, all of Clarence Center, play the Pig Race game during Fall Fest on Friday evening.   More...

Subdivision plans has neighbor concerned; auto sales approved in Hollow

A planned subdivision has a neighboring resident concerned about the impact the project will have on his property.  During the Town Board meeting held Sept. More...

Local News

Californian smashes own pie-eating record

Molly Schuyler — a 120-pound professional eater from Sacramento, California — achieved a new world record during Sunday’s All Pro Eating-sanctioned World Pie Eating Contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence.  More...

Sirianni reflects on success, hardships before stepping down

As September comes to an end, so too will a significant chapter at the Clarence Chamber of Commerce. President Judy Sirianni will be officially retiring Oct. More...

LEGION HONOR

Suzanne Quirk, vice commander of the American Legion of Erie County, presents Paul Stephen, owner of Rock Oak Estates, with the Red, White and Blue Certificate of Appreciation from the American Legion, Department of New York, during a brief ceremony More...

Police Blotter

Man mistaken to be in distress during nap

Saturday, Sept. 19  • A customer called from a 24-hour convenience store on Transit Road, reporting that the door was locked but all of the lights were on. The clerk had returned shortly before patrol arrived. She was in the restroom.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It should be noted that the school district had nothing to do with the town-wide reassessment that took place literally days before the school budget vote was held. More...

Education

BECOMING A BOARDER

This September, The Gow School in South Wales allowed female students to board on campus for the first time in school history.  More...

Lifestyles

Dine Out, For Life

Annual fundraiser celebrates 13th year

Christopher Reybrouck and the team at Evergreen Health Services want you to donate to a fundraiser that assists in the ongoing fight against HIV and AIDS. To do so, you’ll need only one thing: An appetite. More...

‘Hounds in the Hollow’ scheduled to return

“Hounds in the Hollow,” a dog costume contest and parade, will return to the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St., on Saturday, Oct. 3. Free registration begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the parade and awards. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. September’s topic: Social Media and Youth More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

fri. 2   Fish Dinner — 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Churchill Memorial United Methodist Church, 8019 Boston State Road, Boston; takeouts available; $ (proceeds will help pay for the Shared Ministries of the Church).  fri. 2-sun. More...


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