Weekly Feature



June 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Toastmasters welcomes would-be public speakers

Applause greeted speakers as they approached the podium for icebreaker speeches during the June 10 meeting of the Clarence Toastmasters Club. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Comptroller’s study has significant flaws

When Erie County Comptroller Mark C. More...

‘Make It Up to Them’

Song and video campaign to aid wildlife affected by oil spill

In an effort to save and protect the wildlife in the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP oil spill, a new online campaign has been launched in conjunction with The National Wildlife Federation.   More...

Looking at continuous improvement, purchasing and community involvement

Satisfaction Survey Follow-Up: We still encourage and respond to comments regarding the Townwide Satisfaction Survey. One comment was from someone out of town who wanted to visit. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FETTO, Philip A., of Clarence, died Monday, June 14, 2010. More...

Frederick Schuknecht Jr., retired from Harrison Radiator Co.

Frederick Schuknecht Jr., 81, formerly of Clarence Center, died Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in Ormand Beach, Fla.   Mr. Schuknecht was born March 4, 1929, in Akron. He retired from Harrison Radiator Co. More...

Richard J. Weiler, former president of F.C. Schrowe Inc.

Richard J. Weiler, 86, a lifelong resident of Clarence, died Friday, June 18, 2010.   Mr. Weiler was born May 21, 1924. He attended Parker High School and received an industrial engineering degree in 1949 from the University at Buffalo. More...

Sports

Maryvale to hold boys basketball camp

Maryvale varsity boys basketball coach Mark Kensy will be directing his annual Basketball Summer School at Maryvale High School, 1050 Maryvale Drive in Cheektowaga, on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 29. More...

Boys swimming relay finishes ranked 14th in nation

With every state having finally completed its boys swimming season for the 2009-10 school year, Clarence coach Eric McClaren can finally breathe easy about a major accomplishment achieved by one of his three relays.   More...

Summer camps slated for multiple sports

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

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Farmers Market plans   variety of activities   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 24  Buffalo Spree magazine “Best of WNY” Party — This fifth annual event celebrates the best our region has to offer as the 2010 Buffalo Spree magazine “Best of WNY” winners are revealed! More...

Family Activities

thurs. 24-sat. 26  Kenmore Day — Family friendly three day festival features carnival rides, live music, outdoor movie, trolley tours, car show, fireworks, Monte Carlo games, beer tent and more at Mang Park in the Village of Kenmore. More...

Film/Video

Film/Video thurs. 1  The Graduate — This year’s Summer Film Series at the Riviera Theatre celebrates one of Hollywood’s most respected actors, Dustin Hoffman, doors open at 6:15 p.m. More...

Going for goal

Clarence’s Haley Monile, left, battles for the ball against Lancaster-Depew’s Jeanette Szefler on June 16 at the Clarence Soccer Center during a Girls Under 10 match between the Clarence Angels and the Lancaster-Depew Exterminators o More...

Artist celebrates Goonies anniversary

As a child, Jesse Horst of Clarence felt a close connection to the film “The Goonies.” “It’s definitely the sentimental value of it. I remember being a kid with my brother ... More...

Local News

Fuel services resume at plaza

Fuel services resumed on Thursday at the Clarence Travel Plaza on westbound Interstate 90 near Buffalo, according to the New York State Thruway Authority. Fuel services at the plaza had been suspended since April 12 for renovations to the facility. More...

Website explains changes to health proxy rules

The Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association now contains a resource center designed to help New Yorkers understand new rules allowing family members to make health care and end-of-life decisions for patients who are unable to make t More...

Sheridan Hill playground made handicap accessible

More children can now enjoy the playground at Sheridan Hill Elementary School, thanks to a wheelchair-accessible path that was dedicated on June 10.   More...

Police Blotter

Police replace street signs taken by vandals

(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

Clarence student accepted into People to People academic program

Mackenzie Dudzik, a student in Clarence High School, will join a select group of students representing their schools, communities and country as People to People Student Leaders. More...

On the Campus

Niagara County Community College named the following students to the spring dean’s list: Jacquelynn DiLauro and Michelle DiLauro, both of Clarence; and Samantha Newton, Jordan Dawson, Timothy Halloran, Anthony Sgroi, Aaron Stopa and More...

Clarence Public Library

Family Night   Family Night at 6 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

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 25, 1885 Yesterday morning at 9:00 o’clock a.m. occurred the death of Mr. Isaac Lapp, an old resident of the Town of Clarence, of neuralgia of the heart. Mr. Eli Rhodes and Mr. More...

AWARD WINNING ARTIST —

AWARD WINNING ARTIST — Kelsey Merkle, a senior at Clarence High School, has been recognized in several local venues recently for her artistic talent. More...

NEW MEMBERS

NEW MEMBERS —Eastern Hills Sunrise Rotary club admitted William Ogilvie and David Sherman as the newest members to the club. More...

Business

Business News

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants across Western New York are hosting the “Kids Eat Free” event for children ages 10 and younger on Sunday, July 4. More...

Events

Buffalo Niagara   SCORE offers   Speaker’s Bureau   More...

Group aids job hunt for professionals

During a job search, many find the help and extra push they need from the networking groups at centers such as the Erie Community College One-Stop. More...


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