Weekly Feature



September 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Venture links Canisius students with English learners

An online initiative at Canisius College offers language assistance to Korean students.   MyLinkFace, a student-run, not-for-profit organization, uses web cameras and Internet calling software, Skype, to teach English.   More...

Editorials

District working to improve student achievement

Slightly more than 5,000 enthusiastic students entered the Clarence schools on Sept. 7. Following World War II, the Clarence schools experienced a substantial period of student growth to a peak enrollment of 4,800 in 1970. More...

Town striving for continuous improvement, preparedness

In reviewing columns for the past couple of years, I thought it would be appropriate to provide some updated information regarding improvements, disaster preparedness and legislative update. update. More...

Paladino prevailing in primary provokes political ponderings

As the campaign for New York governor shifts into high gear following last week’s stunning win by Buffalo’s Carl Paladino in the Republican primary, there are literally dozens of opinions, observations and items of interest floating aroun 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

Young swimmers already ahead of schedule

Several members of Clarence’s girls swimming team wasted no time securing their spots in the state championship meet with their performances in last Wednesday’s 106-78 seas opening victory over non-league foe East Aurora.   More...

GIRLS SWIMMING SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 9-24 at Sweet Home 4:45 p.m. 9-28 Williamsville North 4:45 p.m. 10-1 at West Seneca West 5 p.m. 10-5 Orchard Park 4:30 p.m. 10-8 at Jamestown 5 p.m. 10-12 at Frontier 5 p.m. 10-19 Lancaster 4:45 p.m. More...

Boys soccer team wins four straight

Clarence’s boys soccer squad had a couple of closer games than it has been used to over the past few years in its four most recent games, but they all still counted in the win column as the Red Devils improved to 5-0-1.   More...

Lifestyles

Concert from the Heart’

‘Concert from the Heart’ Buffalo musicians team up across genres to fight hunger

It’s a well-documented fact that many low-income or no-income people rely on food pantries and soup kitchens for nutrition. But whom do the food pantries and soup kitchens rely upon?   The Food Bank of Western   More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Family Fun Night The next Family Fun Night, sponsored by the Friends of the Clarence Library, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Mr. J’s Imagination Theatre will let the whole family indulge in a little make-believe. More...

On the Campus

Kevin Hill, son of David and Phyllis Hill of Clarence, received his doctorate in atmospheric sciences with high honors from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., on Aug. 20. More...

Business

Ranzenhofer named Guardian of Small Business

The National Federation of Independent Business has named Sen. Mike Ranzenhofer a 2010 Guardian of Small Business for his consistent support on issues that affect small businesses.   More...

Horizon offers addiction counseling, mental health services

Horizon Health Services is introducing two new services to its most recently opened location, the Family Recovery Center, 6496 Transit Road, East Amherst. More...

BJ’s Wholesale Club holding Power of Pink Picnic

BJ’s Wholesale Club in Clarence is hosting a Power of Pink Picnic for the community, featuring a local breast cancer survivor who will share her battle with the disease. More...

Board hears review of summer school

A main focus of summer school at the elementary level is to prevent regression during vacation, according to Teresa Lawrence, director of curriculum and staff development for the Clarence Central School District.   More...

Drivers warned to slow down in school zones

A caller to the Clarence Bee was disturbed by the cars he saw speeding through the Clarence Center Elementary School zone while he waited to pick up his daughter. More...

Local News

Brothers of Mercy holding 5K

The Brothers of Mercy Foundation will host the second annual Columbus Weekend 5K Nature Run and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 10. More...

Sheriff’s Office holding free car seat inspection

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a free child car seat inspection detail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the main entrance to the Eastern Hills Mall on Transit Road in Clarence.   More...

Man charged with Grand Island burglary

A 31-year-old Clarence man, Courtney A. Warner, was arrested on Sept. 13 and charged with burglarizing a Town of Grand Island business. More...

Letters to the Editor

Research is needed when voting

I am proudly an Andrew Cuomo supporter but congratulate Mr. Paladino for rallying the far right, entrenching himself with the Tea Party and winning the Republican nomination. More...

Help Fresh Air host inner-city children

This year, 40 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Western New York. More...

Police Blotter

Suspicious vehicle turns out to be police car

(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

Stephen J. Meyers, president and co-owner of Anabec Systems

Stephen J. Meyers, 62, of Clarence, died suddenly on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. Mr. Meyers was born in Buffalo and graduated from Canisius high School and Niagara University. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. More...

Gina A. Mazuca, longtime typist, secretary

Gina A. Mazuca (nee Radi), of Clarence, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010.   Mrs. Mazuca graduated from Buffalo Public School No. 51 in 1939 and Girls Vocational High School in 1942. More...

Jeffrey P. Bein, self-employed at American Telecom Network

Jeffrey P. Bein, 43, formerly of Clarence, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at his home in Paradise Valley, Ariz.   Mr. Bein was born Nov. 4, 1966, in Bay Shore, N.Y. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market to be held The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St., Clarence, is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October. There will be 14 antique tractors, and other displays and demonstrations. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 23  After School Escape — More...

Special Events

fri. 24  Party for the Parks — An indoor/outdoor event overlooking Hoyt Lake with live music, food and cash bar benefiting the Buffalo Parks Conservancy, 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Festivals

sat. 25  Buffalo Oktoberfest — Eat, drink and be merry at this Munich-inspired celebration commemorating the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest, 5:30- 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Buffalo Central Terminal, 495 Paderewski Drive, Buffalo; $. More...


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