Weekly Feature



June 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Day in the Park brings neighbors together

by ANDREA KIMBRIEL Editor

Day in the Park is a traditional Clarence way to celebrate summer.   “It gets everybody together on that Fourth of July weekend,” said Bob Altieri, chairperson for the event.   Day in the Park is slated for 2 to 9 p.m. More...

Editorials

Young Eagles to take flight Saturday

Area youths will have a chance to take to the skies, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 46 sponsors a Young Eagles Flight Rally on Saturday, June 12, at the Buffalo-Lancaster Airport, 4343 Walden Ave.   More...

Erie County parks in great shape for the summer

As our state leaders in Albany continue to struggle to reach consensus on a budget (two months past their deadline) and briefly had to close state parks as a result, I am happy to report our county parks are in better shape than ever. More...

New tax on small businesses, budget gimmicks equal business as usual

The recent “deal” struck by the governor and the leadership of the Legislature to reopen state parks stands as an example of how business is routinely done in Albany. More...

Bee Heard

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

Ross A. Miller, crane operator

Ross Allyn Miller, 50, formerly of Lancaster and Clarence, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at his home in Mansfield, Texas, after a long illness.   Mr. Miller was born June 30, 1959, in Lockport and graduated from Lancaster Central High School. More...

Sports

CELEBRATION TIME

CELEBRATION TIME — Clarence's Zach Lauricella, middle, is embraced by catcher, Mark Armstrong, left, and Matt Creenan after pitching the complete-game 7-3 victory over Orchard Park in last Tuesday’s Section VI Class AA championship gam More...

Travel softball

Red Devils White falls in tourney quarterfinal

The Clarence Red Devils (White) 10U travel softball team had another busy weekend recently as it competed in the Evans Memorial Day Classic Tournament.   More...

Sports briefs

Champion Lacrosse is offering a summer lacrosse program for girls ages 7-17 that will run Monday and Tuesday nights, from June 14 through July 27, at the Nichols School.   More...

What's Going On

Concerts

thurs. 10  Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys — S an Antonio’s singer-songwriter and former Rank & File frontman, with special guests Tift Merritt, as part of the 24th annual Thursday at the Square concert series, 5 p.m. More...

Art

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Entertainment

HD Video Café to host children’s hospital fundraiser

The new HD Video Café is showing a child’s movie to benefit Women and Children’s Hospital.   The movie is a surprise but is one of America’s favorite children’s classics. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 10  The Bravuras — 8 p.m., Flying Turtles Bar & Grill, 1641 Military Road, Kenmore; $. 876-2884  Ricky & The Continentals — 6 p.m., The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville; Free. More...

Film/Video

thurs. 10  Erie— A locally filmed feature by artist-in-residence, Kevin Jerome Everson of Virginia. More...

TRY Program offers new hope to young women

The TRY Program house in Buffalo   offers a safe place for young women who may not have anywhere else to go.   “The girls that come to our TRY   ‘‘ home are girls you’d be meeting every day. More...

Post Prom Party provides safe alternative for students

Clarence’s Post Prom Party was organized to provide a place for high school students to be safe and have fun.   This year it offered free games, food and prizes to students and their guests from midnight to 3:30 a.m. More...

Local News

HONORING VETERANS

HONORING VETERANS — Cub Scout Pack 27 assisted American Legion Post 838 in placing flags on the graves of veterans from wars, including the War of 1812, in many of the cemeteries in Clarence. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138. “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Car seat safety check planned

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin, R,C,I-Clarence, is partnering with the New York State Police to host a Car Seat Safety Check on Saturday, June 19, at Clarence Fire District 1, 10355 Main St., Clarence.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Gratitude expressed for support of BBQ

Thank you to the community and the many people who participated in the Clarence Hollow Association’s Memorial Day Chicken BBQ. More...

Police Blotter

Purple van is getaway car for would-be larcenists

(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...

Driver charged after hitting bicyclist

A bicyclist was injured in a collision with a car shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday on Main Street in Clarence.   State troopers ticketed the driver of a 1998 Ford Escort, Jack E. More...

Education

Williamsville East grad performing at Jazz Festival

Williamsville East High School graduate Chris Ziemba, who is currently pursuing a master’s degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, will be featured prominently in this year’s Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, mos More...

On the Campus

Allison Bochet, Caitlin George and Jennifer Lehner of Clarence have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Geneseo State College.   More...

Clarence Public Library

Family Night   Family Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17, will feature a visit from the Clarence Center Fire Company. Participants can learn about safety and fire prevention, visit with firefighters and see fire trucks up close. More...

Lifestyles

Cuevas-Rizzo

Guillermo Cuevas and Kathya and Bruce Young, all of Miami, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathya Cuevas, to Michael Rizzo, son of Virginia and Angelo Rizzo of Winter Garden, Fla.   More...

Announcements

• Camp Penuel— Openings for campers, counselors, and recruiters are still available for Camp Penueal, sponsored by North Buffalo Community Church. Registration forms must be brought to the office on or before Tuesday, July 20. More...

What’s Going On

Rural Transit Service, a nonprofit transportation service, is seeking volunteers to be drivers, dispatchers or drivers’ aides for four to eight hours per week as seasonal help or as a fill-in volunteer. More...

Business

BNSME plans golf outing in Orchard Park

Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will host the 15th annual BNSME Golf Outing for Junior Achievement of WNY beginning with registration at 10 a.m. Monday, June 21, at Orchard Park Country Club. More...

SCORE to hold business workshop

The Buffalo Niagara SCORE Chapter will hold a Starting and Managing Your Own Business workshop all day from 8:50 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo. More...

Canisius provides small business counseling

The Canisius College Women’s Business Cent offers free professional small business counseling from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesdays. More...


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