July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hollowfest adds children’s truck event, hot dog eating contest

Mother Nature unfortunately spoiled plans last weekend for Day in the Park. But for those who were disappointed by the event’s postponement until later in July, you won’t have to wait long for Clarence’s next big summer outing. More...

Local News

Clarence teen wins ‘Taste’ artwork competition

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Charlea Zackey, a Clarence home-education student, has won the annual Taste of Buffalo Poster Art Contest sponsored by Tops Friendly Markets. More...

Sirianni leaving Chamber in October

Clarence Chamber of Commerce President Judy Sirianni will be leaving her position effective Oct. 1, according to an announcement from Gabriele Maddalena, chairwoman of the Chamber board. More...

News Brief

The Town of Clarence Planning Board work session and regular meeting scheduled for tonight have both been canceled. More...

Letters to the Editor

Community helps golf event succeed

The Town of Clarence Highway and Parks departments held their annual golf outing at Greenwood Golf Course on June 23. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the teenage boys who have broken and destroyed mailboxes on Miles, Stahley and County roads, be forewarned. The neighborhood is looking for you, and the police are too. Smile next time you try this, because you will be on camera. More...

Education

Golf tournament raises $25,000 for CSEF

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing enrichment to students, raised more than $25,000 through its second annual golf tournament held June 13 at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston. More...

143rd annual Clarence High School Commencement Ceremony

Valedictorian Zachary Kuloszewski speaks during Clarence High School’s 143rd commencement ceremony held Saturday at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo. More...

On the Campus

Alyssa Bachman, formerly of Clarence and a 2008 graduate of Alden High School, has graduated magna cum laude from University of Notre Dame Law School. More...

Lifestyles

KanJam...

a Buffalo tradition

Trying to slam-dunk a flying disc into a garbage can might not sound like a conventional summertime activity, but it is increasingly making an appearance in backyards and parks across the nation. More...

Final Tri-Five show happening in July

The 40th annual Tri-Five Car Show — a celebration of 1955-57 Chevrolets — will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 5, at The Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St. This will be the final Tri-Five Car Show ever. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. June’s topic: staying in Western New York. More...

Business

Window blinds available on a budget

Whether you’re putting real wood blinds on a bay window or installing vertical cellular shades over a sliding glass door, Kurt Kiener of Budget Blinds in Clarence has you covered — literally. More...

‘Taste of Clarence’ beginning of multiple events

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Come be part of the 12th annual Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Clarence Town Park on Main Street. More...

Red Mill Inn closes, sold to undisclosed new owners

A landmark Clarence restaurant closed Sunday and has been sold. The Red Mill Inn, 8326 Main St. near Susan Drive, was owned by Dan and Shellie Hanley since 1989. More...

Kolber won’t seek fourth term; Historical Museum roof needs work

Town Councilman Bernard Kolber announced during the Town Board’s brief June 25 meeting that he has decided not to run for re-election in the fall. More...

Library developing children’s reading garden

The Clarence Public Library is preparing to bring its educational programming outside its walls with the development of a new children’s reading garden. More...

Fireworks at Town Park Saturday

Residents interested in viewing fireworks in celebration of Independence Day this Saturday will be able to see them at 10 p.m. at Town Park on Main Street as part of Hollowfest 2015. More...

Editorials

Fireworks safety paramount amid lax restrictions

Bee Editorial

Last fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo relaxed restrictions on the sale of fireworks in New York State. More...

Spindle items

• DAY IN THE PARK — You can’t predict the weather, and as most of you know by now, Clarence Day in the Park had to be postponed last weekend due to the cold and rain. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 3, 1890 Friday is Independence Day, the day we celebrate. Clarence Center will undoubtedly have a bonfire in the evening. Lieutenant H.G. Lyon of the U.S. Army was the guest of Mr. S. More...

Police Blotter

Main Street neighbors argue about debris

Saturday, June 20 • Deputies responded to Alexander Drive for a report of two loose pit bulls. One pit bull and one white boxer were detained and turned over to the animal shelter. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

TRUM, Dorothy M. (nee Cook), of Clarence, died Friday, June 19, 2015. More...

Sports

Schaefer’s .600 average leads First Team players

2015 All-Bee Baseball

Despite the poor weather, it was a fantastic year for Western New York baseball. Players from all classes and all areas fought for division crowns. There were upsets and close games with a lot of drama added into the mix. More...

Coaches name Lancaster’s Preziuso as area’s top pitcher

If the Lancaster varsity baseball squad had a quality opponent coming up, it was almost a sure thing that senior Joe Preziuso would be on the mound. More...

All-Bee Baseball Team named; selection process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Baseball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — and there&rsqu More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Concert Association series to begin Sunday More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Fireworks

thurs. 2 Ken-Ton — Veterans of the Vietnam War will be honored during a ceremony at 5:30 p.m., followed by the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas performing at 7:15 p.m., and fireworks at 10 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 2 Family Fun Thursdays — With Owl Orthodontics, who will present a fun-filled musical performances from entertainer Kevin McCarthy and face painting by Shea, 12:30-2 p.m. More...