Weekly Feature



June 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Farmers Market a hub for community

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is 100 percent “make it, bake it or grow it,” said market manager Cheryl Anthony.   “Basically, it’s a labor of love. More...

Editorials

St. Mary’s continues with longstanding mission

St. Mary’s Church has been a landmark in Swormville since the church’s founding in 1849. The church building opened in 1866 still stands on Transit Road, but a new more spacious facility with modern amenities will be dedicated Saturday. More...

Road resurfacing under way; bridge repairs planned

Summer in Western New York is the only season we don’t expect to see any snow, which means construction season is in full swing. While these projects may be a nuisance, they are necessary. More...

Letters to the Editor

Spindle items

• LONG WEEKEND — Those pictured in the photographs of Memorial Day celebrations look to have had an enjoyable and meaningful holiday.   I hope you did as well.   More...

Memorial Day help appreciated

American Legion Post 838 would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported our town’s 90th Memorial Day celebration.   More...

If elected, Cuomo hopes to succeed where Spitzer failed

It it sounds all too familiar, that’s because it is. I’m speaking about Andrew Cuomo and his candidacy for governor and how it compares to the gubernatorial campaign of Eliot Spitzer. More...

Lifestyles

Senior Center sets flea market

Clarence Senior Center is hosting an indoor/outdoor flea market from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday June 5, at 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Participants can shop for bargains, baked goods, trinkets and treasures. Admission is free. More...

Clarence Recreation and Youth Bureau...

NEW PROGRAMS, NEW EVENTS

Summer is all about having fun, and the Clarence Recreation and Youth Bureau will dish out plenty over the next few months.   More...

Weddings & Engagements

Kieffer-McCabe

Mary Ellen and George Kieffer of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Kieffer, to Brendan McCabe, son of Becky and Jack McCabe of Fairport, N.Y.   More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Meeting planned   for Book Review Club   More...

Business

Discover ways to enjoy the summer

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the long and chilly winter. Summer is here, and you are ready to party. Let’s look at several of the more popular warm-weather options in Clarence. More...

Bureau warns insurance fraud flourishing

Soon, school will be out and outdoor activities will hit their peak. Many consumers may consider this the time of year to become insured.   More...

Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation launches online auction

The nonprofit Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation has launched an online auction designed to offer participants significant savings on a wide variety of items, including jewelry, services, vacations and getaways, and unusual gift items.   More...

Sports fields to be voluntary no-smoking areas

Clarence Town Board passed a motion to make town sports fields voluntary no-smoking areas during its May 26 meeting.   “We hope this will help curtail the problem,” said Councilman Joseph Weiss.   More...

St. Mary’s dedicating new facility

by ANDREA KIMBRIEL Editor   St. Mary’s Church in Swormville is dedicating its new building in a ceremony for the community on June 5.   (See editorial on page four)   More...

Local News

Day in the Park planned

Clarence Day in the Park is planned for 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 3, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. A fireworks display will be held at 9:45 p.m. More...

Memorial Day Celebrations

John and Nancy Stiglmeier of Clarence look forward to the chicken barbecue held by the Clarence Hollow Association at the Town Park after the parade. More...

MESSY FUN

MESSY FUN — Michelle Kilamann, left, Megan Travale and Bridget Fallon, members of Girl Scout Troop 43 of Clarence, participated in splatter painting at Unfinished Art on May 24. More...

Police Blotter

Disorderly persons reported swimming in quarry

(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...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Crapster, former librarian assistant

Elizabeth “Betsy” Crapster (nee Carrington), 86, formerly of Clarence, died Friday, May 7, 2010, at her home in Louisville, Ky.   Mrs. Crapster was born Aug. 4, 1923, in Irvine, Ky. More...

Sports

Baseball team returns to AA title game

Clarence’s baseball team achieved one of its biggest goals of the season last Friday when it knocked off fourth-seeded Niagara Falls, 11-4, in the Section VI Class AA semifinals to earn their fourth consecutive trip to the sectional title game More...

Girls lacrosse, softball teams advance

Playoff round-up Clarence’s girls lacrosse and softball teams moved one step closer to a Section VI championship last week with their respective playoff victories.   Girls lacrosse   More...

Doubles ‘team’ qualifies for states

For a couple of singles players, senior Matt Bojanowski and sophomore Kevin Layer sure do make quite the doubles team on the tennis court.   More...

Entertainment

Art

fri. 4  100 American Craftsmen — 109 artisans have been selected for this year’s anniversary show, including four “master craf tsmen,” who are past recipients of the s h ow ’s highest award. More...

Concerts

thurs. 3 Know for their high energy live shows, Keeping Riley, winners of the 2008 Gorilla Production’s National Battle of the Bands contest (beating out 6,000 other entries) roll into town for a 6 p.m. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 3  The Bravuras — 8 p.m., Flying Turtles Bar & Grill, 1641 Military Road, Kenmore; $. More...


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