Weekly Feature



December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Governor should not have final say on center

Less than 12 hours after last week’s edition of The West Seneca Bee went to press reporting that a bill that could potentially save the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center was on Gov. More...

Spindle items

SKATE AT NEW ERA FIELD —Fans will have a chance for a once-in-a-lifetime experience when the World Junior Hockey Championship comes to Western New York this December — an opportunity to skate on the outdoor ice at New Era Field.  More...

Plastic model cars and other forgotten hobbies

Pastimes that once were a part of my generation’s daily existence are fading away, often surfacing on television shows taped in pawn shops or dusty barns.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

HENDERSON, William L. “Bill,” of Clarence, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Mr. Henderson is survived by his wife, Linda (nee Dikeman); four children, Valarie Furchi, Jeremy, Joshua, and Kyle Lynn Henderson; and five grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Nativity of Mary to host chicken barbecue

Nativity of Mary School, located at 8550 Main St., will sponsor a Krolick’s chicken barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. More...

Celebrating 30 Years of Happily-ever-afters

Romance writing group...

While romance novels vary in subgenres, time and place, and levels of sensuality, there’s one element readers can rely on: a happy ending.  For 30 years, the Western New York Romance Writers, a chapter of Romance Writers of America, has pr More...

What's Going On

Brothers of Mercy set as ‘Toys for Tots’ drop-off

The Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments, at 10500 Bergtold Road, Clarence, will serve as a Toys for Tots collection site through Dec. 13. New, unwrapped toys will be collected for distribution. The doors will be open between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Yoga Preschool Classes   More...

Business

Aura Salt Cave provides alternative for health, wellness

The Aura Salt Cave, which opened in July at 6429 Transit Road in East Amherst, is just one of three in Western New York, with the other two in Orchard Park and Ellicottville.  According to co-owner Tadgi DeBerg, it took roughly three weeks to bu More...

National Fuel issues winter safety tips

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation advises homeowners to be vigilant and pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces, and vents throughout the winter season. More...

Events

Free NY notary pre-licensing class scheduled More...

Eastern Hills Mall the focus of student architecture presentation

The future redefinition of Eastern Hills Mall will require the type of progressive approach necessary for a site that has become susceptible to the same kind of ominous economic trajectory that has plagued brick-and-mortar retail centers across the c More...

CARE PACKAGES

CARE PACKAGES — Ginger Lindner, president of the Clarence Ladies Auxiliary Post 838, looks on as Carol Lindner, left, and Frank Szczesny, right, pack cookies for packages to send to troops in A More...

Local News

Schneiderman announces additional $20 million in homeowner funding

New York Attorney General Eric T. More...

Clarence resident receives award from Canisius College

The Canisius Alumni Association conferred its Distinguished Alumni Award upon six graduates of the college on Nov. 18. More...

Veto override last hope of Children’s Psychiatric Center

A bill to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center as a standalone facility, stopping its merger with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, was vetoed last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Letters to the Editor

Town should provide support to Hollowfest

I would like to respond to the comments about the efforts of the Clarence Hollow Association to have the town underwrite the fireworks display that honors the 4th of July.  More...

Police Blotter

Grand larceny charge results from mall theft

Saturday, Nov. 25   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street near Transit Road for passing a red light. A 39-year-old man was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. More...

Sports

Wrestlers open season on strong note

Clarence’s wrestling kicked off its 2017-18 season in style this past week, taking down Orchard Park in Wednesday’s league opener, 58-24, before fighting its way to a second place finish at Tonawanda’s annual Duals Tournament on Fri More...

Hockey squad edged in opener

After surrendering a goal within the first few minutes of Saturday’s road game against Hilton, Clarence’s hockey team settled down and gave the Cadets all they could handle. More...

CASH girls hockey team returns talent

The top scorer in the history of the Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence girls hockey team graduated, but there are plenty of reasons the squad can have a successful 2017-18 season.  There are 24 players on the roster, a program record. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 7 Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com More...

Comedy

thurs. 7   Asif Ali will perform as part of the Barrel of Laughs comedy series, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Bear’s Den, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. More...

Film/Video

sun. 10   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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