Weekly Feature



July 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Branding process in Town of Clarence continues to progress

The concept of “branding” has spread from the business world to nonprofits, education and municipalities during the past decade, and now it has come to Clarence. More...

Editorials

‘Worldwide leader in sports’ reached low point in journalism

Ispeaking about ESPN’s special broadcast earlier this month where basketball superstar LeBron James announced to the world — during an event pompously titled “The Decision” — with which NBA team he was going to sign a mu More...

Spindle items

• BACK HOME — I’m back from vacation — from swimming in the ocean, hiking and eating way too much awesome Mexican food. More...

Ways to strengthen the community fabric

On Saturday, July 3, and Sunday, July 4, at our Main Town Park, I enjoyed Day in the Park and helped open the 52nd annual Clarence Concert Association’s Summer Concert Series, respectively. 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

On the Campus

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Canisius College: Caitlin Carlucci, Laura Quackenbush, Jennifer Rosenberry and Justin Carpenter of Clarence Center; and Carolynn Garas, Lindsay Gl More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Alive at 25, a young driver education course sponsored by the Town of Clarence Youth Bureau, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 10510 Main St. More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Family Summer Fun Programs • Canine Academy — See a display of agility and obedience in “man’s best friend” as the academy presents some of its graduates at 6:30 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Dance team to perform at Farmers Market

The Hot Country Liners dance team will perform at 11a.m. Saturday, July 31, at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St., Clarence. The market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. More...

Vacation Bible Schools...

Offering children a fun, safe environment

S chool has long been out. Summer is definitely here.   And some parents may struggle   with children who complain of that   dreaded summer “B” word — boredom. More...

Couple honeymoon in Negril, Jamaica

Sarah Thomson married Lukas Habegger during a late afternoon ceremony on Friday, July 23, 2010, at Samuel’s Grande Manor in Clarence. The Rev. Charles Smith officiated.   The bride was escorted by her uncle, John Thomson.   More...

Business

Training Edge helps people get fit, get focused, get positive

Imagine you’re working late at night. You’re the last person to leave your office, and as you step out into the darkness, the parking spot that seemed convenient that morning seems frighteningly far away.   More...

Business News

The Bank of Akron has named Aimee Bender as branch manager for Clarence Center. She has more than two years of banking experience, having held positions at M&T Bank. More...

Bubblemania coming to mall

Bubblemania will be at Children’s Summer Theater at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 31, at Eastern Hills Mall’s Center Court Stage.   More...

Rules supported by Flight 3407 families passed with FAA extender bill

After 18 months of praying, fighting and waiting, the families of those lost in the crash of Flight 3407 in Clarence Center have realized the passage of their dream — safer skies. More...

Taste of Clarence offers mouthwatering lineup

Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night is one of the largest town events, said Judy Sirianni, executive director of the Clarence Chamber of Commerce. It drew more than 5,000 people last year. More...

Local News

Resident authors children’s book

“Jiggy and His Hiccups,” written by Clarence resident Carolyn A. Delgato and illustrated by Teresa L. Labrecque, has been released by PublishAmerica.   More...

Political News

The Friends of Scott Bylewski, with the help and sponsorship of Steve and Mary Bengart and Dave and Maryellen Kloss, will be holding a fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at Spaulding Lake Clubhouse, Spaulding Drive, Clarence. More...

Car collision with boat results in felony charge

An 18-year-old driver has been charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in the car after an injury automobile accident in the Town of Clarence, according to information from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Rock the Barn had widespread support

The members of the Clarence-Newstead Meals on Wheels Task Force Inc. would like to express their gratitude to all who helped make the sixth annual Rock the Barn on Friday, July 16, the most successful one ever.   More...

All owed kudos for Garden Tour

The Clarence Hollow Association would like to thank the participants of the fifth annual Garden Tour for showing their gardens and extending their hospitality to the guests who viewed their beautiful yards.   More...

Police Blotter

Dump truck topples telephone pole

(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...

Obituaries

Death Notices

STEUL, Clara V. (nee Eichorn), of Clarence, died Sunday, July 18, 2010. More...

Samuel J. Long, WWII veteran

Samuel Johnston Long, 90, of East Aurora, died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home.   Mr. Long was born May 10, 1920, in Fredonia, Pa. More...

Sports

Buffalo Broadcasters 5K run set

The second annual Buffalo Broadcasters 5K Celebrity Run will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, beginning at the WNED-TV studios, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo. More...

ESG — Girls ice hockey

Western strikes gold in hard-fought finale

It was as if Kristen Spulecki could see the future.   More...

ESG — Baseball

Western falls short of gold medal game, finishes with bronze

The Western baseball team came within one run of heading to the gold medal game of the Empire State Games. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

UNYTS blood drives scheduled at mall Upstate New York Transplant Services Community Blood Service is holding an open-to-the-public blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, July 30, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Art

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Film/Video

thurs. 29  Kramer V Kramer — Doors open at 6:15 p.m. with a pre-show Wurlitzer theater organ performance by a house organist at 6:30 p.m. More...

Dance

sat. 31  Buffalo Dance Festival — LehrerDance, Configuration Dance Theatre and The Bill Evans Dance Company join forces to create this dynamic evening of dance, 8 p.m. More...


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