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May 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day parade planned for Monday

This year, as for the past 90 years, American Legion Post 838 of Clarence will lead the community in honoring the war dead on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.   More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

School boards, residents found common ground

While aid has been proposed to be cut by approximately $1.4 billion in school districts throughout the state, voters passed 92 percent of school budgets last week. More...

Spindle items

• SAFE TRAVELS — The New York State Thruway Authority is reminding motorists that the Memorial Day weekend will see an increased travel load, as it is the start of the summer travel period.   More...

Budget approved; district recognized for music, theater

On May 18, Clarence voters, with a higher than average turnout, approved the 2010-11 school budget. The community also approved a bus purchase proposition and elected Elaine Diederich and Jean Ranney to three-year terms on the Board of Education. More...

Police Blotter

Returned ‘television’ is box filled with drywall

(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...

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

On the Campus

Renee Bapst of Clarence participated in the 160th commencement ceremonies at Baldwin-Wallace College. She received a bachelor of music degree. More...

On the Campus

Kevin O’Neill of Clarence has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second- More...

On the Campus

Christine Hook of Clarence, a junior mathematics and physics major at Clarkson University, has received the Pi Mu Epsilon Sophomore Award. More...

Lifestyles

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   May 28, 1885   Yesterday during the thunder storm, the lightning struck a walnut tree in the yard of Justice John E. More...

Memorial Day barbecue planned at Town Park

The Clarence Hollow Association will hold a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from noon until sold out on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, at the Town Park Pavilion, 10405 Main St. More...

University Express:

Bringing college classes to seniors

At this university, there are no projects, grades, tests or term papers. But there are classes — plenty of them, on everything from global affairs to gardening. More...

Business

Baptist Life Association names Armstrong to VP position

The board of directors of Baptist Life Association has elected Jeffery A. Armstrong as vice president of sales and marketing.   More...

Business News

Donald J. MacLeod has been promoted to administrative vice president at M&T Bank. MacLeod, who joined M&T in 2004, is the director of investor relations for M&T Bank Corp. More...

Credit union offering Youth Savings Program

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union has recently expanded its Youth Savings Program to Nativity of the Blessed Mary School in Clarence. More...

Holiday affects Bee deadlines

With the Memorial Day holiday Monday, The Bee’s deadlines – including those for youth sports submissions – have been moved to 9 a.m. Friday for the June 2 edition. Deadlines will return to normal the following week.  More...

Prescription drug drop-off slated

It’s common to hear people complain that the Clarence Central School District isn’t doing anything to counter substance abuse, despite the policies it’s put in place and the informational presentations it has hosted to address the i More...

High school recognized for ‘Man of La Mancha’

Clarence High School took the top three Lipke Foundation and Shea’s Performing Arts Center Kenny Awards for its March production of “Man of La Mancha.”   More...

Local News

BLESSING

BLESSING — Marvin Ohlson performs a blessing to David and Reneé Hauser of Clarence and their bike Sunday during Clarence United Methodist Church’s annual motorcycle blessing and pig roast More...

School budget, bus proposition get voter approval

Voters in the Clarence Central School District passed the 2010-11 school budget by a wide margin. There were 1,032 votes in favor and 610 against.   More...

EQUESTRIAN

EQUESTRIAN — Audrey Yu, 16, of Clarence, rides her horse Aries through the slow and easy course Sunday during the annual spring horse show at Spruce Meadow Farm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Show respect; remember veterans

Where has all our patriotism gone?   I can remember watching parades years ago, when our streets were lined with people and Old Glory led every parade. More...

Stand, remove hat as flag passes by

Post 838 has conducted a Memorial Day service since 1920. Once again, as they have done at least since World War II, members of Clarence American Legion Post 838 are sponsoring the annual Memorial Day Parade down Main Street in Clarence.   More...

Kenny Awards are well-deserved

I had the opportunity to attend the Kenny Awards at Shea’s Buffalo on Sunday, May 16. It is hard to imagine that all of the students who participated attend middle school or high school. The performance from each school was outstanding. More...

Obituaries

Dawn Fletcher, retired teacher

Dawn Fletcher (nee Darling), formerly of Clarence, died Monday, May 10, 2010, in Leesburg, Fla.   Mrs. Fletcher was born Aug. 13, 1925, in the Town of Newstead. She graduated from Parker High School in Clarence and Cortland State College. More...

Sports

Boys track wins division title, Classic

Clarence’s boys track team refused to lose at home once again this season, keeping alive a streak that dates back to the track’s replacement in 2007 as the Red Devils won their first ECIC Division I title since 2007.   More...

Boys lacrosse rebounds from tough loss to OP with pair of victories

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team once again put a scare in Orchard Park when the two teams met up last Monday for the second time this season, but once again, the Quakers lived up to their legacy in squeaking out the win.   More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCOREBOARD

Baseball: def. Lancaster 14-3, def. Sweet Home 18-6 Softball: def. West Seneca West 2-0, def. Amherst 5-0 Boys lacrosse: lost to Orchard Park 10-7, def. Frontier 13-5, def. Williamsville East 16-1 Girls lacrosse: def. More...

Entertainment

Your business is news

The Bee publishes news about local businesses and their employees. We also welcome news about hirings, promotions and individual honors. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 27  After School Escape — A one-hour program for kids in grades K-5 featuring a different, fun outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 27 at Reinstein Woods, 77 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - No registration required. More...

Literature

thurs. 27 Spit at Spot Coffee — Poetr y open mic hosted by Brown Sugar, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 27 at Spot Coffee, 227 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 818-3739 thurs. More...


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