Weekly Feature



July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical Society meeting to focus on railroads

The Clarence Historical Society will host a free program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, featuring Tom Stackhouse of the Western New York Railway Historical Society, discussing the history of trains and railroads in Western New York. More...

Editorials

Volunteer firefighters are excellent bargain for taxpayers

Recently, the Erie County comptroller released a report regarding the consolidation of volunteer fire departments. More...

Administration gets failing grade for lack of transparency

He says one thing but then allows key members of his cabinet and other staffers to do the exact opposite. More...

Spindle items

• FILM — I was one of those who dusted off their camcorders and set out to record life in Clarence for WNED-TV’s “Our Town” project. More...

Education

On the Campus

Gordon Luchterhand of Clarence graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University at Albany.   More...

On the Campus

Frank Forkl III of Clarence has graduated with highest honors from Rochester Institute of Technology with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He is the son of Michele and Frank Forkl Jr. of Clarence and a 2005 graduate of St. More...

On the Campus

Caroline McClellan of Clarence was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Cazenovia College.   More...

Lifestyles

A Mission of Peace

Returning Peace Corps volunteers continue service through group

Forty-nine years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order to establish the Peace Corps, a program he said he hoped would serve as “a source of satisfaction to Americans and a contribution to world peace.” More...

Town of Cllarence YOU TH BU REAU

B REAU Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Kellie Jeffery - Program Coordinator,   Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director   10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031   Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 Email More...

S enio r New s

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...

Entertainment

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   July 9, 1885   The glorious fourth has come and gone, and was celebrated in Clarence Center with the usual solemnity and quiet.   Mr. Adam Schworm Jr. is in the employ of Mr. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 8  Thursday Family Walk — Get a good cardio workout during this brisk evening hike, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 8 at Chestnut Ridge Park Casino, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. 828-0282, www.erie.gov/parks fri. More...

Auditions

mon. 12 & tues. More...

Planning process may get makeover

Aspects of the Town of Clarence planning process have been under scrutiny since Jim Callahan, director of community development, completed a Lean Six Sigma study of its efficiency. More...

Main- Transit hosts field days

Traditional field days will be hosted by the Main-Transit Fire Department from Thursday through Saturday, July 8-10, at Main-Transit Station 1, 6777 Main St.   Admission to the field days is free. More...

District considering how best to help at-risk students

The Clarence Board of Education reviewed the 2009-10 disciplinary reports for the district during its July 1 reorganizational meeting.   Both the middle school and high school have committees in place designed to improve behavior.   More...

Local News

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, July 7   6:30 p.m. — Work session   • Roll call, update on pending items, zoning reports, committee reports and miscellaneous   7:30 p.m. — Agenda items   • Approval of minutes   More...

YEAR OF THE PRIESTS

YEAR OF THE PRIESTS — Members of John Cardinal O’Hara Council 13661 Knights of Columbus, led by Grand Knight Anthony Russo, and the Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Peace Parish, led by Pr More...

County reopens intake for Child Care Subsidy Program

The Erie County Department of Social Services will reopen its intake for the Child Care Subsidy program effective immediately. More...

Police Blotter

Youths tape off intersection, flee before police arrive

(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...

Obituaries

Candy L. Kruschke, former Akron music teacher

Candy Lynn Kruschke, 47, of Akron, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in the care of Hospice after a long illness.   More...

Walter E. Sutton, longtime Akron resident

Walter E. Sutton, 82, of Akron, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010.   Mr. Sutton was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church, where he served as chairman of the trustees during the 1970s. More...

Sports

Nappo, tennis doubles team share Female Athlete of the Year honors

The best athletes tend to come up with their best performances when they matter the most, which is why Val Nappo, Hayley Clover and Holly Jelonek were perfect choices to share top honors as The Clarence Bee’s Female co-Athletes of the Year. More...

Sports briefs

The Town of Clarence Baseball Association’s   American League Yankees advanced to the semifinals by beating the Athletics, 13-4.   More...

Kevin Guest House golf tourney participants include Kane, Adams

The 19th annual Kevin Guest House Celebrity Golf Classic will be held at noon Monday, July 19 at the Glen Oak Golf Course, 711 Smith Road, East Amherst. More...

What's Going On

Special Events

thurs. 8-sat. 10  Main-Transit hosts field days — Traditional field days with Slo Pokes Motorized Firematic Tournament (6:30 p.m. Friday) will be hosted by the Main-Transit Fire Department from 4-10 p.m. Thursday, July 8; 2-11 p.m. More...

Business

Events

Hispanic Women’s League expands   scholarships   More...

Business News

Jason Majchrzak, sales consultant and fleet manager for Dave Smith Ford, 4045 Transit Road, at the corner of Wehrle Drive, has won the Ford Employee Excellence Award. More...

Six Sigma implementation in Clarence

There is an old GE maxim: “No company is better than the man at the top.” This is especially true in municipal government, where amateurs often use the position of supervisor to cut their teeth in local politics. More...


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