Weekly Feature



September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

More support needed for Alzheimer’s cure

It is estimated that approximately 44 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, but even that gigantic number doesn’t properly define just how malicious the disease is. More...

Spindle items

ABC BEL CANTO — The ABC Bel Canto Choirs will hold Thursday rehearsals in September with separate times for different age groups and voices. All rehearsals will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Snyder. More...

Something’s missing from Buffalo’s waterfront

Although somewhat forgotten, Buffalo’s tribute to the hero of the Battle of Lake Erie deserves a better fate. The life-size statue of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry has stood atop an ornate base at the foot of Porter Avenue since 1916. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

For the people who want to lower the speed limit on Salt Road, maybe we should just have law enforcement issue more tickets. I couldn’t agree more with the callers about Shisler Road in Clarence. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball team wins St. Mary’s tourney

As good as Clarence’s girls volleyball team has been for virtually the entire decade to date, there’s one tournament title that always eluded the Lady Red Devils: The St. Mary’s of Lancaster Tournament. More...

Youth movement to help continue tradition of girls swimming success

There’s a deeply engrained tradition of success where Clarence’s girls swimming program is concerned, and with another standout group of seniors poised to give their all in their final season of high school eligibility, coach Joe Zwierzch More...

Boys soccer team opens season 4-0

Clarence’s boys soccer team has played as if it is in midseason form far ahead of schedule, opening its 2018 season with four consecutive wins — including a pair of shutouts to bookend its start. More...

Clarence High senior to perform in national orchestra

Clarence High School senior and bassoonist Daniel Korte recently earned the right to perform with the National Association for Music Education’s 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles.  More...

Clarence residents to chair 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Michael and Patricia Alessandra are not strangers to suffering.  Their family has cared for relatives who have endured breast cancer and heart and kidney disease, though among the many tribulations they’ve faced, one disease stands out as More...

Local News

Free rabies clinic to be held at ECC North

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath is encouraging pet owners to attend the county’s upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets.  A clinic is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Bee’s Football Squares Contest involves readers

With the NFL season now officially under way, it’s time to play The Bee’s Football Squares Contest. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12

Agenda items   1. UNYTS requests preliminary concept review of a proposed expansion to an existing commercial building located at 4444 Bryant and Stratton Way.  2. More...

Letters to the Editor

Wing Fest, Buffalo praised by British entry

Hi, David [Sherman]. I read your column about judging Buffalo wings. I enjoyed the read.  I wanted to say thank you to you and all the other judges at Wing Fest. More...

Police Blotter

Coventry Green resident rocks apartment

Saturday, Sept. 1   A man fled Walmart in a red SUV after allegedly stealing items from the Transit Road Store. More...

Obituaries

William W. Hales, owner of Hales Services Inc.

William W. Hales, of Clarence, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018.  Mr. Hales was born in Buffalo and was a resident of Clarence for 38 years. He was educated at the University at Buffalo and had a degree in English. More...

Death Notices

RZYRKOWSKI, James M., of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Mr. Rzyrkowski is survived by three children, Melissa Reale, James Rzyrkowski and Robyn Stevens, and one sibling, Paul Rzyrkowski. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Sept. More...

Lifestyles

‘Light the Night Walk’

celebrates 20-year anniversary

Even with extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Simultaneous Checkers Exhibition   Registrants will play against the renowned checkers champion John Herberger at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. Boards will be provided, but additional checkerboards are welcome. More...

Pilates classes offered weekly

Pilates classes are offered each Monday at 10 a.m. at the Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. They are also offered at 9 a.m. each Tuesday at Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Williamsville. The cost for each class is $8. More...

Business

National Fuel announces management changes

National Fuel Gas Company recently announced executive management changes: Michael P. Kasprzak to president of National Fuel Gas Midstream Co., LLC; Kevin D. House to vice president of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp.; Amy L. More...

Price Rite Marketplace, UB football team partner to ‘sack’ hunger

With college football season officially kicked off, Price Rite Marketplace recently announced an integrated relationship with University at Buffalo Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield’s Bulls Sports Properties.  More...

Gross named chief of staff to Daemen’s president

Amanda Gross, assistant athletic director for administration/chief of staff at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed chief of staff to the president of Daemen College.  The appointment, effective Sept. More...


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