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August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Assist in ending animal abuse in the community

A new Animal Cruelty Unit is allowing the Erie County District Attorney’s Office to aggressively prosecute anyone accused of killing or injuring an animal in the community. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE —Throughout August, a number of community events within the town will provide enjoyment for the entire family. See below for a sampling of what’s in store for this month:  More...

Boy from Alabama is face of ‘Cures Act’

I t is refreshing to take a step back from the political theater swirling around America, no matter how it’s done. How about a story about hope and courage? More...

Obituaries

George H. Bauer, pianist

George Howard Bauer, 89, of Clarence, died Monday, July 18, 2016.  Mr. Bauer was born on Sept. 27, 1927, in Perry, New York. More...

Betty J. Larkin, homemaker

Betty J. Larkin, 90, of Fishers, Indiana, formerly of Clarence, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016.  She was born on Jan. 10, 1926, in Buffalo to Walter and Bertha Kuhn.  Mrs. More...

Paul D. Pennell, computer software analyst

Paul D. Pennell, 68, of Clarence, died on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  He was born on Nov. 29, 1947, in Salamanca, New York, the son of David E. Pennell and Marian L. (Chamberlin) Pennell.  More...

Lifestyles

Fair opens new heritage center

A new heritage center and one day of 90 minutes of free midway rides are among the latest attractions fairgoers can look forward to during the 177th Erie County Fair.  The fair runs from Wednesday, Aug. 10, to Sunday, Aug. More...

Morning Pilates classes being taught

Pilates classes taught by NESTA-certified instructor Carla Baran are being held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Karyn Kelley School of Dance, 4223 Transit Road, and at 9 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St. More...

Couple celebrate 40th anniversary

Cynthia and Joseph Lombardo of East Amherst are celebrating 40 years of marriage.  Joseph Lombardo married the former Cynthia Rinker on Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/8/2016 7:44 PM

Apparent drug lab in sewer discovered by police

Amherst police are currently investigating an apparent illegal drug lab housed within a sewer line underneath a Walmart parking lot.  More...

Smilanich Automotive given public hearing date for permit renewal

Originally denied a date for a public hearing at the Town Board’s July 13 meeting, Smilanich Automotive has rectified the issues surrounding clutter on its property and has now been given the green light by the board for a second chance.  More...

Middle-schoolers take part in ‘Summer at the Center’

The Harkness Career & Technical Center, located on Aero Drive in Cheektowaga, hosted a weeklong event called “Summer at the Center” camp from July 18 through 22.  More...

Local News

Senior Wishes sends Clarence resident to grandson’s wedding

Senior Wishes, established in 2013 by the United Church Home Society, is a program dedicated to honoring the lives of area seniors. To date, 63 wishes have been granted by the nonprofit organization.  More...

Mills responds to Poloncarz’s veto of charter recommendations

Erie County Legislature Chairman John Mills recently released a statement on Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s veto of the charter revision commission’s recommendations.  More...

Opiate Task Force Announces REAP Program

At a press conference on Aug. 1, Erie County Commissioner of Health Dr. More...

Police Blotter

Youth urinate on Old Goodrich Road fence

Saturday, July 23   A resident of Ranch View Drive saw a few male youths on the bike path. It looked like they were trying to start a fire. Patrol checked the bike path with negative results.  Sunday, July 24   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the owner and patrons of the business at the corner of Main and Sawmill, the sidewalk is a sidewalk. It is not your personal ashtray that you can throw your ashes and cigarette butts on. More...

Sports

Lions All-Star Classic

North holds off South surge in 29-26 win

Big plays highlighted the 41st annual Kensington Lions Club’s All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports July 27 at Tonawanda High School’s Clinton H. Small Stadium. More...

Girls basketball teams win playoff matchups

Summer League

Clarence’s varsity and JV girls basketball team each won their respective semifinal-round contests in recent Amherst Summer League action at Clearfield Recreation Center.  The varsity team came away with a 24-15 win over Starpoint thanks i More...

Book heralding WNY’s stamp on Olympics to debut this month

As the Summer Olympics approach, Western New Yorkers are preparing to cheer on the handful of local athletes who are slated to compete.  There’s a long tradition of Buffalo-area athletes participating in the world’s premier athletic More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Preschool Story Time   A preschool story program will take place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. The dates of the program include Aug. 9. Registration began June 28. Children are expected to be able to attend the program on their own. More...

What's Going On

Harris Hill ‘Finding Jesus’ event set More...

Family Activities

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Business

Events

WNYRPEA sets general meeting, luncheon More...

August features host of events for Clarence Chamber

Have you been on our website, www.clarencechamber.org, lately? Our website has been redesigned to make it easier to use and more beneficial to members and visitors alike.  More...

Cornerstone Periodontics and Dental Implants celebrates six years of business

Cornerstone Periodontics and Dental Implants has been serving the people of Western New York for six years in a number of different ways. “Our goal is to treat and maintain the foundation of your periodontal health,” said Dr. Roger M. More...


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