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June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Light shed on ‘zombie’ property ordeal

In less than one year, the issue of vacant and abandoned “zombie” properties has been brought to the public’s attention by Assemblyman Michael Kearns, members of the Western New York Law Center and concerned individuals in communiti More...

Spindle items

FLAG DAY — Celebrated next Tuesday on June 14, Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.  More...

The night Ali showed it’s better to give than receive

Much will be written and said about Muhammad Ali this week, as his funeral will take place Friday in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

The opiate epidemic palls in comparison to the number of student athletes injured in school contact sports with soft tissue, muscle injury, joint injury, bone and brain injuries topping the list. Concussion is the sanitized word for brain injury. More...

Sports

Huben caps career with national title

SUNY Geneseo track

For all the times that an athlete is born to be a star in their given discipline, there’s an almost equal number of competitors who stumble into greatness thanks to being in the right place at the right time to catch someone’s eye. More...

Modified ‘White’ hockey falls to Lancaster, 5-2

Clarence’s “White” modified hockey team came out strong to start its recent game against Lancaster’s “White” team, but it wasn’t enough as Lancaster ultimately prevailed, 5-2.   More...

Minor League Cubs edge Red Sox, 8-7

TCBA   The Town of Clarence Baseball Association Minor League Cubs were able to withstand a flurry by the Red Sox in the bottom of the sixth to post an 8-7 victory during recent play.  More...

Ride for Roswell provides opportunity for family to give back

For 51-year-old Kenni Graber of Clarence Center, it started with a numb tongue. More...

Co-chairs named in diocese’s endowment campaign

Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo and Richard C. More...

Youths’ newsletter keeps community informed

What initially began as a way for three intrepid youngsters to pass the time between customers at their lemonade stand, ultimately became a way for them to both interact with and inform their community.  More...

Local News

Schneiderman outlines LGBT protections

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently reiterated his support for the LGBT community, in the midst of Pride Week 2016.  More...

News Brief

The Finger Lakes Community College Alumni Association recognized a local graduate as an outstanding alumnus. Jeffrey F. More...

County identifies responsible parties to ‘zombie’ properties

Assemblyman Michael Kearns lodged his first complaint with the State Department of Financial Services Friday after having received more than 1,100 reports of “zombie” properties.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Letters to the Editor

Pass-through will harm Farmington Woods residents

The Town of Clarence Master Plan clearly states “that no municipal decision to regulate land may significantly burden the landowner financially from the property without proper compensation.” Yet what about the burden placed on landowners More...

Police Blotter

$700 in merchandise stolen from Bon-Ton

Saturday, May 28   A burglar alarm was reported at BJ’s Wholesale. It was set off by an employee.  Patrol responded to a disturbance on Herr Road. A domestic incident report was completed. There were no charges.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

FREY, Russell K., of Clarence, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. He is survived by his father Harold; his mother, Beth; one daughter, Lydia; and four brothers, James, Steven, Paul and Harold Jr. More...

Lifestyles

Welcome to Buffalo:

Artist outlines Queen City landmarks

Twenty-six-year-old Amherst resident Mitchell Grosofsky grew up with an engrained respect for Buffalo’s architecture. More...

Harris Hill UMC schedules yard sale

The Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., at Harris Hill Road, will host a “Pork, Plants & Plenty” yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18. A pulled pork lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calender of Activities

Preschool Story Time   A preschool story program will take place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Registration began May 3. Children are expected to be able to attend the program on their own. Caregivers must remain in the library. More...

Business

Food Bank of WNY awarded 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

The Food Bank of Western New York’s earned the organization a top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  More...

Univera honored as ‘healthiest company’

Amherst-based Univera Healthcare was recently honored as one of the “Healthiest Companies in America” for its efforts to prioritize employee health and create a culture of wellness.  According to a press release, this is the fifth ti More...

YMCA to Collect American Flags for Proper Retirement

The eight area YMCA Buffalo Niagara locations will be collecting old worn and tattered flags ready for retirement beginning Sunday, June 5 through Saturday, June 11. More...


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