Weekly Feature



June 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Day in the Park planned for weekend

Day in the Park is slated for 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 3, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St.   Returning activities include a rock climbing wall, Kidzplay bounce house, dunk tank and a fireworks display at 9:45 p.m.   More...

Editorials

Like families everywhere, Washington needs a budget

Just a few short weeks ago, our national debt soared past $13 trillion. This isn’t some arbitrary number. This is real money owed to creditors, increasingly to foreign nations such as China, that must eventually be repaid. More...

Not allowing anonymous online comments is really a no-brainer

The practice of allowing anonymous comments to appear on online news websites has always been problematic. It is a topic that has been the source of many spirited discussions in newsrooms all across the country, including here in Western New York. More...

Spindle items

• WORD USAGE — A hot-button issue at the June 23 Town Board meeting was a requested fireworks display permit. More...

Education

Schools to benefit from virtual learning grant

Erie County public and private schools will soon benefit from a grant designed to provide students with expanded learning opportunities through the use of online instructional methods and resources.   More...

Eagle Scout heads up landscaping effort

Clarence High School senior Steven Dempsey has recently been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.   Dempsey is a member of Boy Scout Troop 27, which is chartered by Zion Lutheran Church in Clarence Center. More...

Clarence High School: Graduation 2010

Valedictorian Maria Tou addresses classmates and other audience members during Clarence High School’s 2010 commencement, which was held Saturday at Kleinhans Music Hall. More...

Entertainment

Fourth of July

sat. 3  Clarence Day in the Park — Chinese auction, concession stands, activties and more starting at 2 p.m. Evening will conclude with a fireworks display 9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 3 at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St., Clarence; Free. More...

Auditions

sat. 3  A Mother in my Head— The Amherst Players are looking for actors for "A Mother in my Head". Parts are available for male leads ages 21-40 and female leads ages 21-60. Auditions will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Classes

mon. 5  Summer Reading Camp — A three week summer program for children in grades 1-12 who are experiencing difficulties with reading and writing. The program is being offered by Literacy Empowerment Action Plan of WNY, Inc. More...

Business

Events

Interns sought for governor’s   Buffalo office   More...

Popular area performers onstage for Children’s Summer Theater

It’s called Children’s Summer Theater, but Eastern Hills Mall’s popular performance series isn’t just for the tots.   “For me, the first show that I saw was Nels Cremean. More...

Kozlowski gets associate VP position at GCC

Jerry Kozlowski of Clarence Center, dean of The Business Employee Skills Training Center at Genesee Community College, has been named associate vice president for workforce development.   More...

Board doesn’t grant controversial fireworks request

A fireworks request failed to get approval from the Clarence Town Board during its June 23 meeting.   Dan Snyder had requested a fireworks display permit for July 4 at 5655 Newhouse Road. More...

‘Our Town’ volunteers capture Clarence footage

A band of volunteers set out to record life in Clarence during the past few weeks. More...

Field Days returning to Main-Transit FD

After an absence of more than 25 years , a three-day field days event is returning to the Main-Transit Fire Department. Activities will be held Thursday through Saturday, July 8-10, at Main-Transit Station 1, 6777 Main St. More...

Local News

Motorcycle accident kills Clarence man

A fatal motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a 53-year-old Clarence man. He was identified as Stephen Grandillo of Clarence, according to information from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.   More...

House fire causes estimated $175,000 damage

A fire on Saturday at 10790 Bodine Road was brought under control after about 40 minutes but not before causing an estimated $175,000 damage, according to information from Amherst Fire Control. More...

Republican Caucus holding community meeting with firefighters

The Erie County Legislature Republican Caucus invites members of Erie County’s volunteer fire companies to share their thoughts about Comptroller Mark Poloncarz’s recent report, which includes recommendations promoting the consolidation More...

Police Blotter

Bikes in Bloom display damaged on Goodrich

(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 call:

(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...

Sports

Girls lacrosse camp slated

The 12th annual HotShots Girls Lacrosse Camp is currently accepting online registrations for this summer’s camp, which will be held July 19-22 at Amherst High School fields under the direction of Janet Battaglia. More...

Lauricella, swimming’s 200 free relay share Male Athlete of the Year honors

Getting better every time they stepped into their respective athletic venues weren’t all that Zach Lauricella, Andrew Case, Andrew Barden, Charlie Rommel and Adam Urschel had in common during the 2009-10 school year.   More...

Black Watch, Empire United soccer programs slate tryouts

A pair of travel soccer organizations will be holding tryouts in the near future to build their respective programs’ entries for the upcoming season. More...

Lifestyles

Anthology celebrates English language learners

L ebanon, Brazil, India, Iraq, Mexico, Argentina, France, Thailand,   Puerto Rico, China,   Vietnam, Bulgaria,   Russia and Poland are   just a few of the countries where these students lived not long ago.   More...

Glim-Spoth

Shelley and John Glim of Akron announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Glim, to Jeffrey Spoth, son of Brooks and Mark Spoth of East Amherst.   Miss Glim graduated from Clarence High School in 2007 and attended Erie Community College. More...

O’Neill-Cox

Karen and E. Michael O’Neill of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Marie O’Neill, to Ryan Kevin Cox, son of Lynda and Kevin Cox of Amherst.   More...


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