July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

SO, SEW BEAUTIFUL

During the past six months, 10 members of the Clarence Senior Center’s So Sew group have been working on an 80x90-foot, square deal pattern, handmade quilt. More...

Clarence man charged with DWI

A Clarence man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being stopped for an unsafe lane change early July 16. More...

Distracted driving blamed in injury accident

An 18-year-old North Tonawanda woman was seriously injured in a vehicular accident last week on Stahley Road, allegedly because of distracted driving. Charissa L. More...

Police Blotter

Man flees parking lot when confronted about TV

Saturday, July 12 • Deputies responded to a complaint of a party on Keller Road where minors were allegedly consuming alcohol. Several teenage males were charged with possession of alcohol with intent to consume. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I do not agree with your view of not using the term [Lancaster School District mascot name]. You need to be consistent, so locally you cannot use the West Seneca West Indians and the Jamestown Red Raiders. More...

Education

News Briefs

Sacred Heart Academy in Buffalo has announced that the following Clarence residents have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 academic year: Anna Herberger, Alison Hickey, Adrianna Stumpff, Caitlin Marie Conway, Isabella More...

On the Campus

Miami University (Ohio) has named the following Clarence and Williamsville residents to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester: Timothy Myers and Stephen Gioia. More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair celebrates 175th anniversary

Celebrations for the 175th Erie County Fair will feature family favorite attractions and historical exhibits surrounding the theme of agriculture. More...

Concert Association series continues

The Clarence Concert Association’s annual summer concert series continues at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 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

Golfer’s paradise found at Golf Headquarters

For many, a summer day full of sunshine can be spent in no better way than out on a golf course. More...

Children’s Summer Theater continues this week

Western New York brothers Danny and Joey Hamilton will be performing as Charlie and Checkers during the second installment of Eastern Hills Mall’s Children’s Summer Theater. The performance will take place at 11 a.m. More...

Lancaster resident named Clarence AAA manager

Brian Dadswell of Lancaster has been named manager of AAA Car Care Plus Operations for the club’s automotive repair and maintenance facility, located at 8120 Main St., Clarence. More...

Spaulding Green changes frustrate neighbors

Developers of Spaulding Green — a 380-lot subdivision located on the north side of Greiner Road, west of Goodrich Road — sought to amend their preliminary design concept during the Town Planning Board meeting July 16. More...

Lack of sex offender information concerns residents

One of the seven sex offenders living in state-run group homes located at 510 and 526 Leydecker Road in West Seneca recently escaped supervision of aides on staff and wandered into the woods. Hours later, he was coaxed back into the home. More...

Editorials

Inconsistencies in sex offender registry are alarming

Bee Editorial

There are few hot-button issues in any community quite like the presence of sex offenders. More...

Spindle items

• ES IST EINE KLEINE WELT — That, to the best of my recollection 20 years after last having taken a German class in high school, is how you say that it’s a small world, which the sports feature appearing in this week’s section More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoJuly 25, 1889 More...

Letters to the Editor

District should review guidelines

Clarence Senior High School’s Senior Community Service Program limits seniors by mandating that they must volunteer their time working solely from an established list in order to earn credit for graduation. More...

Progressive stand is the right choice

As a native of Lancaster and an alumna of Lancaster Central High School, I am writing to thank you for taking a progressive stand on the [Lancaster mascot name] debate. More...

Lancaster mascot name should be used

As a former Lancaster [mascot name] class of 1986, I and many in Lancaster, would like The Bee to keep using Lancaster [mascot name] when referring to the Lancaster High School sports teams just like you and any other media has used for many many man More...

Sports

Shot put record’s fall reunites friends

Anneliese Bienko provides means for ‘blast from the past’ to reconnect with her mom

There inevitably comes a day in individual-based sport, like track, when someone betters the previous best effort in school history. Even so, there aren’t too many days like May 13, 2014. More...

Pacatte tabbed Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year

There are many adjectives that Gabbi Pacatte’s coaches use to describe her, but in the end they essentially add up to the same thought: We sure are glad to have such an elite athlete playing for us. More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

School may have just ended, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2014-15 school year. More...