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October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

FEMA must re-examine federal flood maps

I n August, Watson, Louisiana, saw more rain in four days than Los Angeles had seen in 55 months. The incredible, nearly unbelievable amount of rainfall that hit Louisiana during the August floods took its toll.  More...

Spindle items

ROAD WOES — A public forum on Tonawanda Creek Road will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at St. More...

Newspaper endorsements still have place in national races

One of the most important aspects of a successful American political campaign does not cost a cent yet is a prized possession. The prize to which I refer is an endorsement from a prominent newspaper.  More...

Obituaries

Richard A. Wescott, president of Serven Security Systems Inc.

Richard A. Wescott, 51, of Clarence, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.  Mr. Wescott was born in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Richard E. Kellerman, engineering manager

Richard E. Kellerman, 91, of Clarence, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

ALTENBURG, Alyce Marie (nee Hart), of Yarmouth, Maine, and Clarence, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Mrs. Altenburg is survived by two children, Ellen and Jane, and six grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Restaurants prepare for the 14th Dining Out for Life

Restaurants prepare for Evergreen Health is collaborating with Western New York’s vibrant restaurant scene to present Dining Out for Life for the 14th year. More...

Historical Society fall program set

The Seneca Native Americans who settled West Seneca and the significance for WNY will be the center of a free program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Clarence Town Park Club House. The speaker, Jim Pace, is the former West Seneca town historian. More...

Poloncarz threatens lawsuit over tax breaks granted by Clarence IDA

The foundation for Russell Salvatore Jr.’s project — The Abbey — may have already been laid, but Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says if the tax incentives it received from the Clarence Industrial Development Agency aren’ More...

Greatbatch Medical plant to close; 120 jobs cut

In a move that will see the elimination of 120 jobs, Integer Holdings Corp. announced in a statement on Monday afternoon that it plans to close its Greatbatch Medical plant in Clarence.   More...

Clarence resident lends helping hand amidst Louisiana floods

The relentless rain that recently hammered southern Louisiana dropped the equivalent of 7.1 trillion gallons of water — three times more than Hurricane Katrina. Thirteen people died in the disaster, and upwards of 100,000 homes were damaged. More...

Local News

Jacobs to host fall disability awareness event

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will hold a special Disability Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. More...

Scarecrow Festival winners announced

Main Street in the Clarence Hollow is once again alive with scarecrows of all sizes and shapes. More...

Angel in Adoption brings awareness home

Christine Harris teaches first and second grade at Trinity Christian School in West Seneca. She and her daughters, 12-year-old Nakiya and 13-year-old Lacey, are just like any other family, except for one factor — adoption.  More...

Police Blotter

Man accused of trying to steal from corn stand

Saturday, Sept. 24 •  A two-vehicle injury accident was reported at the intersection of County and Stahley roads in Clarence. A woman was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Congratulations to our neighbors in the Town of Amherst, because they may get their town board a well-deserved increase in their annual salaries. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil golfers eyeing perfection

Clarence’s girls golfing team is just two wins away from keeping its undefeated streak intact, as first-year coach Kori Grasha and her players have refused this season to be the first team in program history to wind up on the wrong side of the More...

Boys volleyball team keeps hope for division title alive

Clarence’s boys volleyball team came up with crucial ECIC I wins over West Seneca West and Williamsville North last week to stay in the hunt for at least a share of the regular-season title — something that’s not exactly easy to com More...

Football team christens turf with crucial ‘AA North’win

There weren’t a ton of offensive fireworks, but the grand finale was all that mattered to Clarence’s football team Friday night as the Red Devils took down Williamsville North, 14-6, in a key Class AA North contest that served as the debu More...

What's Going On

Beginner yoga offered at Senior Center

A beginner-level yoga class is being offered at 9 a.m. Fridays at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. The class costs $5 per session. For more information, call 633-5138.  Morning Pilates classes being taught   More...

Contemporary Club will hold wine tasting

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host an evening of “Wine, Chocolate, Cheese and Friends” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 14, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St., Clarence. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activiites

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday  Clarence Public Library Fall Book Sale   More...

Business

Hearts and Hands to honor three Clarence residents for service

Hearts and Hands will honor Clarence residents Bob Croop, J. Eldon Owens and Debbie Schmigiel for their outstanding volunteer service at its Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at noon on Thursday, Oct. More...

Gas prices up 1 cent over the last three weeks, says AAA

Even though many states have switched over to winter blend gasoline and there remain abundant crude oil supplies, gas prices have seen some changes this week. More...

Events

SBA seeks nominations for task force More...


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