August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Spoth earns showmanship award at Niagara County Fair

Clarence Center resident Matthew Spoth, 15, was recently named Grand Champion Showman in the sheep category of the Niagara County Fair 2015 4-H Master Showmanship contest. More...

Developer answers questions about mixed-use project

Cobblestone Center Phase II was again before the Town Planning Board during its meeting on Aug. 19, two weeks after the project was tabled when its representative struggled to answer questions from both the board and the public. More...

Legislative Breakfast, Golf Classic next on deck for Chamber

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Legislative Breakfast — an opportunity for residents to meet state, county and town elected representatives who will speak and address individual questions and concerns — from 8:30 to More...

Letters to the Editor

Senator thanks community for help

Earlier this month, 1,000 residents started living a healthier lifestyle by attending my annual Family Health Fair at the Amherst Senior Center. More...

Casilio has shown quality leadership

This letter is written knowing from longtime, firsthand experience that Pat Casilio, endorsed candidate by three political parties, is an excellent choice to lead our Town of Clarence for the next four years as supervisor. More...

Hartzell has earned respect, re-election

Primary Day is Sept. 10. It is important for all to vote. I am conflicted this year, as I genuinely like and respect both Republican candidates who are opposing each other for the position of town supervisor. More...

Lifestyles

Rare Book collection full of hidden treasures

Bound in a hunter green spine, encased in glass under a spotlight in a climate-controlled room sits the complete original, handwritten manuscript of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. More...

Family Drumming Circle set at Dragonfly Studio

Dragonfly Studio & Salon, 8290 Main St., will host a Full Moon Family Drumming Circle from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Drums will be provided for all who attend. 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. August’s topic: raising nonmaterialistic children. More...

Business

CCS Oncology director details philosophy, expansion

CCS Oncology provides cancer services using state-of-the-art technology and individualized treatment options for all stages and types of cancer. More...

Vacanti joins Buffalo Medical Group

Clarence resident Dr. Victor J. Vacanti has joined the Buffalo Medical Group’s Cardiology Department as a clinical/noninvasive cardiologist. He practices at 295 Essjay Road, Williamsville, and 3900 N. Buffalo Road, Orchard Park. More...

NAWBO monthly meeting set for Sept. 2 at Brioso

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association for Women Business Owners will hold its kickoff dinner event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Brioso by Butterwood in the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 5195 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Students find success in summer school

Tax rate goes down after this spring’s town revaluation

The summer school program at Clarence High School helped more than 50 students the past two months catch up academically with their peers and also helped a few graduate. (See editorial on page four) More...

Gender not an issue for Clarence football player

When Jennifer Zimmerman sent in her daughter’s application to the Clarence Youth Football and Cheer Association, she received an email telling her she had made a mistake. More...

Editorials

Open communication important for residents

Bee Editorial

It’s important for residents to attend governmental meetings whether it’s for a town, village or school board. They are open to the public, and residents should be aware of what’s going on in their community. More...

Spindle items

• SWEET FUNDRAISER — It’s best not to try and come between me and one of Paula’s Donuts — especially the peanut sticks. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 28, 1890 Miss Flora M. Harris is on the sick list with scarlet fever. She is doing finely under the skillful treatment of Dr. Lapp. Mr. David Wiedman of Clarence Center sold a valuable horse last week to Mr. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

KENNEDY, Edward R., of Clarence, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Joann; his father, Thomas; and one brother, Thomas J. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Aug. 21 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. More...

Sports

State semifinalist girls soccer team hungry for more

Reigning Section VI Player of the Year Sydney Cerza, one of the area’s deadliest girls soccer players when the ball’s at her feet, would be enough on her own to strike fear into any of Clarence’s opponents this season. More...

Reigning girls volleyball champions loaded with talent, desire to repeat

Last season’s girls volleyball team ended a decades-long drought in the sectional title department, and with all but two starters back from that squad, coach Mike Meyer and his players are optimistic about the Lady Red Devils’ chances of More...

New faces to dot boys soccer lineup

Five starters from last year’s boys soccer team that reached the sectional semifinals won’t be back for the 2015 campaign, which means that some of the younger Red Devils in the system have the opportunity to step up and make a case for p More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

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Special Events

sat. 29 Creative Minds Networking Mixer — Featuring artists, performers, service providers and more, and open to all visual and performing artists of all genres and mediums, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...