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August 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Start of school year makes youth safety a priority

As kids pack their lunches and ready their backpacks, the streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — Throughout September, 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...

Expanded light rail system would ease waterfront gridlock

Last weekend was one for the record books as far as attendance at events in downtown Buffalo is concerned. The long dry summer prompted thousands of individuals and families to head for the waterfront.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MAY, Nancy C. (nee Edmunds), of Williamsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Mrs. May is survived by three children, Michael, Pamela and Rebecca; one stepchild, Dr. Susan; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Couple celebrate 60th anniversary

Rose Marie and Edward LePrell Sr. of Williamsville celebrated 60 years of marriage with a family dinner at Seneca Allegany Casino.  Edward LePrell Sr. married the former Rose Marie Johnson on July 14, 1956, at Nativity Church in Buffalo. More...

MusicalFare Theatre’s 27th season includes regional premieres, classic hits

The intimate space occupied by MusicalFare Theatre will soon be filled with the dynamic sights and sounds of its 27th season, beginning Sept. 7. Attendees of the season’s performance of “Gypsy,” which will run Sept. 7 through Oct. More...

What's Going On

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498  More...

Clarence Center historical walk slated

Erie County Historian C. Douglas Kohler will lead a historical walk around Clarence Center at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. The walk will start at the Four Corners in Clarence Center in front of the Bank of Akron. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

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  JumpBunch   More...

Business

Oak Stave Restaurant set to open Labor Day weekend

Longtime friends Anthony Insinna and Russ Gugino recently announced the opening of the Oak Stave, an American restaurant and gastropub founded to honor hard work, integrity and excellence at 5989 Transit Road in East Amherst. More...

AAA careful driving campaign aims to keep students safe

AAA Western and Central New York is kicking off its annual “School’s Open – Drive Carefully” campaign as back-to-school season is in full swing. A press conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. More...

Notorious D.O.G. celebrates grand opening

Notorious D.O.G. More...

Breaking News - 9/5/2016 1:33 PM

Zoe Restaurant owner shot, robbed upon closing

New York State Police and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded last night at approximately 11:05 p.m. to a shooting at Zoe Restaurant, 5711 Transit Road, in the Town of Clarence. More...

$300,000 in water infrastructure funding headed to Clarence

Town Supervisor Patrick Casilio announced at the Town Board’s Aug. 24 meeting that Clarence is set to receive much needed state funding that will assist the town’s aging water infrastructure.  More...

Annual Labor Day Fair returns to Clarence Center this weekend

From Saturday, Sept. 3, through Monday, Sept. More...

Local News

Event to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce stigma

Today, Wednesday, August 31, local officials, members of the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force, and representatives from various first responder organizations will mark International Overdose Awareness Day.  More...

Rural Transit brings new van to Clarence and Newstead

On Aug. 10, Rural Transit Service volunteers, staff members and elected officials gathered to introduce the new Rural Transit Service van which will service Clarence, Newstead and Akron.  More...

Author memorializes Buffalo, finds healing

“Back to school.”  More...

Letters to the Editor

UB expansion questions linger

Reading David Sherman’s column last week, revisiting the controversy over the location of the university campus of decades ago, was interesting if not totally enlightening.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

It is disappointing to many residents that the Clarence Town Pool has reduced hours beginning Aug. 15 and officially closes on Aug. 21, especially when there are at least two more weeks of hot weather appropriate for swimming. More...

Sports

Turf field, talent level have football team excited

One Bills Drive isn’t the only place in Western New York where there is an eagerness to embark on a new era of football.  More...

Red Devils’ boys golf team returns handful of postseason participants

Clarence’s boys golf team is one of a few programs that has the talent to vie for a league championship every season, and 2016 should be no exception. More...

First-time coach aspires to maintain girls golf excellence

First-time coach Kori Grasha knows she walked into a sweet situation when she inherited Clarence’s girls golf team this fall. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 1 & fri. 2  Singer/songwriter Seal comes to the Avalon Ballroom at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, and 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the Fallsview Casino Resort, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada; $. More...

Theatre

wed. 7  Gypsy — Experience Gypsy Rose Lee, Mamma Rose and Gypsy like never before. MusicalFare reinvents the classic musical for their intimate space. More...

Comedy

thurs. 1-sat. 3  Kurt Braunohler will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1; and at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, and Saturday, Sept. 3, at Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St., Buffalo; Free. 853-1211, www.heliumcomedy.com. More...


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