Weekly Feature



May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers sought to record life in ‘Our Town’

Aspiring filmmakers are needed for WNED-TV’s production of “Our Town: Clarence.” Participants don’t have to be savvy camera wielders, however, — they only need a love for their community and a camcorder.   More...

Editorials

Leandra’s Law passed for good reason

It’s an unusual week when the police blotter for the Clarence area doesn’t include information about someone charged with driving while intoxicated. More...

Spindle items

• DISCOVER SCIENCE— If the world were divided into “science people” and “literature people,” I would definitely fall into the literature camp. More...

Sharing some of your submissions for a new song for New York State

A few weeks ago I asked the readers of this column to submit to me their suggestions on a new state song for New York. More...

Police Blotter

Paint-ball shooters near playground advised

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the New York State Police and Erie County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RONEKER, John L., formerly of Clarence, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Donna; sons, Jason and Adam; sisters, Joyce Fogal and Janet Kowarko; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Mr. More...

Sports

Softball team survives close calls, stays perfect

Clarence’s softball team had its first brushes with close calls and passed those tests with flying colors last week as the Lady Red Devils went 6-0 — which included a tournament title — to stay undefeated on the season.   More...

Lady Red Devils’ track team ties for fifth at Wildcat Relays

Kaitlin McCadden set a meet record with her performance in the steeplechase to spearhead Clarence’s girls track team’s fifth-place efforts at Saturday’s 21st annual Depew Wildcat Relays.   More...

Lacrosse, soccer camps slated for summer sessions

Lacrosse and soccer players interested on working on their skills over the summer will be able to do so thanks to some upcoming sports camps.   More...

What's Going On

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, May 5   6:30 p.m. — Work session   • Roll call, update on pending items, zoning reports, committee reports, miscellaneous   7:30 p.m. — Agenda items   Approval of minutes   More...

Presentation planned on green technology

Erie County Senior Services is hosting a presentation on green technology, new technologies that are considered part of the “green economy,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road.  More...

Clarence Women’s Club sets card, game night

The Clarence Women’s Club’s 47th annual Scholarship Card and Game Night will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. More...

Business

On the Campus

Sean Keller and Bailey Wagner of Clarence are scheduled to complete their baccalaureate studies at Oswego State College in May.   More...

Events

KidBiz program returns to Buffalo State College More...

The Veggie Patch gets things growing

If the thought of growing fresh vegetables in your backyard is both attractive and intimidating, The Veggie Patch offers a solution.   Owner Adam Brockett will install and help maintain gardens in people’s yards. More...

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Subscriber Self Service now available

This new Self Service Manager allows readers not only start a new subscription online but also manage an existing subscription. More...

Drug sweep of schools results in one marijuana possession charge

A K-9 drug sweep at Clarence High School and Middle School resulted in the issuance of one appearance ticket for possession of marijuana, according to state trooper and canine handler Michael Ballow.   More...

Up to bat

Yankees’ Justin Barnes connects with the ball his first time at bat in a game versus the Angels during the Clarence Baseball Association’s opening day at Meadowlakes Park on Saturday. More...

SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIPS — Four Clarence High School students have been selected for awards given by Clarence American Legion Post 838. More...

Local News

MAKING MUSIC

MAKING MUSIC — Kolby Trout, and Zach Acee of “DNSR” perform at the Concert in the Café Friday evening at Clarence High School. More...

Spring book sale benefits Clarence Public Library

The Friends of the Clarence Public Library will host a book sale from Thursday, May 6, to Saturday, May 8, at the library, 3 Town Place, Clarence. More...

St. Mary’s sets presentations on youth issues

St. Mary’s Church has scheduled a series of speakers to address issues important to youth and their families.   These free events will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Parish Center, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville. More...

Letters to the Editor

School speaker has impressive story

After seeing all the articles on Hassan Shibly, I am moved to write one myself. I knew nothing of the man, so I did some investigating. I was impressed by his and his family’s story.   More...

Community makes food drive a success

Over the past few months, local schools, churches, libraries, com- munity centers and well-meaning citizens have joined me in my second annual Community Food Drive. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Education

Students named to honor roll at middle school

The following students were named to the honor roll for the third marking period at Clarence Middle School:   Grade 6   More...

On the Campus

Kelsey Jones of Clarence has been named to dean’s list for the 2009-10 winter quarter at DePaul University.   More...

Lifestyles

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   May 7, 1885   H.C. White Esq., of the Sixteenth Amendment Publishing Co., spoke to a small but attentive and interested audience at Eshelman’s Hall on Tuesday evening last. More...

Winner, final results announced for ‘Bee a 10 in 2010’

Three months ago, nine contestants received an opportunity to change their current lifestyles, learn to make better food choices, get active and maybe motivate Bee readers to do the same. More...

Workshop planned for parents

Horizon Health Services, in Partnership with the Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, is presenting a free workshop for parents of teenagers, “The Party is at My House,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 6  The Bravuras — 8 p.m., Flying Turtles Bar and Grill, 1641 More...

Concerts

thurs. 6 Labatt Blue Light Border Cross concert series — Brownman with Type Relevant & DJ Cutler, 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at Pearl St. Grill & Brewery, 76 Pearl St., Buffalo; $. More...


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