September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Comics Fest coming to Clarence library

For comic book fans, the ultimate event of the year is Comic Con International, which takes place annually in San Diego. More...

Local News

Resident provides Free Little Library

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

If you’re traveling along Boxwood Drive in the Town of Clarence, there’s a new spot for all book lovers to enjoy. For the past two months, Marta Carney has been operating a Free Little Library on her front lawn. More...

Teens charged with attempting motorized cart theft at Walmart

Two teenagers are facing criminal charges after they allegedly tried to flee from the Walmart, located at 5033 Transit Road in Clarence — riding on the store’s scooters. More...

News Brief

The Clarence Planning Board meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled. For more information about Town Board or Planning Board meetings, visit www2.erie.gov/clarence/. More...

Letters to the Editor

Center provides place to be yourself

It’s a beautiful day, and I don’t mean the weather. I have just left the Clarence Senior Center and — as always when I visit there — I am filled with joy. More...

Much thanks and gratitude to Pegulas

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, has been added to the list of greatest sports days in Western New York history. Thank you to Kim and Terry Pegula for making a tremendous investment in our community. More...

WNY residents may file claims

From the 1940s through the 1980s, workers in the nuclear weapons industry were exposed to radiation while performing their jobs. More...

Education

CSEF GOLF OUTING

Volunteers gather around to discuss their duties during the inaugural Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation golf outing, which was held Saturday at Rothland Golf Course in Akron. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball team wins Sweet Home Tourney

Solid defensive play over the course of the tournament allowed Clarence’s girls volleyball team to claim the championship in Saturday’s annual Sweet Home Invitational Tournament. More...

Girls tennis squad remains perfect following three wins

Clarence’s girls tennis team improved to 5-0 on the season after knocking off three separate foes last week, including its first two league opponents of the year. More...

Pair of shutouts elevates boys soccer to 2-0 in league

Clarence’s boys soccer team continued to be stingy on defense last week, not allowing a goal in either of its divisional contests to kick off league play in undefeated fashion. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Monkey See, Monkey Do sets interactive program More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 18 A Rockin’ Enchanted Evening @ Silo City — Presented by the Rotary Club of Buffalo, the event will feature food trucks, wine, beer, music and tours of the monumental grain elevators, with Explore Buffalo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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New industrial park eyed on Wehrle Drive

A new industrial business park on Wehrle Drive across the street from Greatbatch global headquarters was proposed by Michael Development during the Sept. 10 Town Board meeting. More...

Students to use homecoming to give back

Homecoming, traditionally a weeklong festivity meant for welcoming back alumni and celebrating school pride and team spirit, is less than a month away for students at Clarence High School. (See editorial on page four) More...

SUPPORTING HOSPICE

Patricia Gengo and her husband, Frank, of Clarence look at items for sale on Friday during the Vinecroft Retirement Community garage sale to benefit the Buffalo Hospice Foundation. More...

Editorials

‘Red Devil Way’ can be for all in community

Bee Editorial

The Clarence High School Improvement Team is a group of educators, students and parents who work to develop initiatives to enhance the school climate and provide support for events such as freshman orientation and the Wall of Fame. More...

Spindle items

• A DAY FOR EVERYTHING — Sometimes as a journalist, you get stuck with a problem called writer’s block. Oftentimes, this can be remedied by trolling the good ol’ Internet for ideas. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoSept. 19, 1889 The Parker Union School starts off with 100 scholars, some increase over last year. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to see a column by Supervisor Hartzell discussing why it is more advantageous to build a new state police barracks rather than create a town police department. More...

Obituaries

Charles Jackson Hutchison, facilities program coordinator at UB

Charles Jackson Hutchison, 83, of Clarence Center, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Mr. Hutchison served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. In 1957, he graduated from Clarkson University. More...

Harlan C. Abbey, journalist

Harlan C. Abbey, 84, of Clarence, formerly of Amherst, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Mr. Abbey graduated from the University of Missouri in Kansas City in 1952. Mr. Abbey served in the U.S. More...

Death Notices

HARTWIG, Arthur W., of Clarence Center, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

MusicalFare celebrates 25th season with popular shows

MusicalFare Theatre is entering its 25th anniversary season with a slate of five productions, including two of the most popular shows ever produced by the company. More...

Sandwich sale to benefit CHS band programs

The Clarence High School Band Boosters will hold a submarine sandwich sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in the lobby at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

Business

Business Brief

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its next installment of its After Hours Business Blender series at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Bill Gray's Restaurant, 8214 Main St. Assemblywoman Jane Corwin will be the guest speaker. More...

Scarecrow Fest, holidays in queue for CHA

A s autumn and winter approach, many of the activities such as events and performances come to a halt and our attention turns to holiday celebrations. More...

High school junior learns trade of finance industry

The Summit Federal Credit Union partnered with Clarence High School Academy of Business & Finance student Ryan Peters to mentor him at Summit’s Clarence branch this summer as part of an internship. More...