Weekly Feature



May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Fighting hunger

Tricia Calabrese, owner of Curves in Clarence, helps Jim Owen, coordinator of the Clarence Community Pantry, load some of the 5,174 pounds of food collected for the pantry at her location. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

React creatively to rising gas prices

With gas prices topping $4 per gallon, it’s getting more and more expensive to fill up one’s tank. Some may already be canceling trips and changing their traveling habits. More...

Spindle items

TIME TO SING — Open auditions are being held for the ABC Bel Canto Choirs, Presto, Vivace and Bravo, at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst.  The auditions will be at 6 p.m.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 6, 1886   Mr. Joseph Wittenbeck of South Transit had twenty-seven bushels of oats stolen one night last week.  Miss Carrie Snell has organized a class in music for the summer. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Child calls 911 trying to reach the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 23   Children were reported jumping around in the back seat of a dark-colored Dodge Intrepid traveling north on Transit Road. More...

Obituaries

Sister Mary C. Henry, educator

Sister Mary C. Henry, 97, of Clarence, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Sisters of St. Joseph Residence.  She was born Cecilia Henry in Hamilton, Ontario, on Dec. 31, 1913, and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1939. More...

Joan B. Mayer, English professor

Joan B. Mayer, 87, of Williamsville, died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born April 22, 1924, in New York City. More...

Death Notices

CHAFFEE, Clara Mae, of Clarence, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Ms. More...

Sports

Softball team remains perfect after latest wins

Clarence’s softball team survived a close game with league foe Hamburg last Thursday in one of its biggest challenges to date but came away victorious in the end en route to entering what was scheduled to be a busy week with its undefeated reco More...

Boys lax ends drought against Niagara Wheatfield

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team achieved a significant milestone last Friday when it defeated Niagara Wheatfield for the first time in program history, 11-8. More...

Girls track fares well at Liverpool Invite

Members of Clarence’s girls track team were able to turn in four first-place efforts to help the Lady Red Devils dominate in the non-scored Liverpool Invitational this past Saturday in Syracuse. More...

Business

Learn to ride at Prairie Star Ranch

Prairie Star Ranch, 8690 Wolcott Road, Clarence Center, is currently home to 32 horses of various breeds. More...

International convenience company buys Wilson Farms

WFI Acquisition Inc., led by the Nanula Family and Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co., LLC, has executed an agreement for the sale of its 188 Wilson Farms locations in New York to 7-Eleven Inc.  More...

Business News

“Fourteen Ways to Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws” will be presented by attorney Robert Friedman of Friedman & Ranzenhofer P.C., Bill Daniels of the Erie County Department of Senior Services and Beth Donner of M&T Bank More...

Roswell medical director speaks on radiation benefits, risks

Dr. More...

Farmers Market to return with local products, entertainment

For the ninth year, the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will be the place to find fresh, locally grown produce and other items. More...

Local News

Board hears request for Greiner Road development

A request from Cimato Brothers/ Passero Associates for a major subdivision west of 8990 Greiner Road was introduced to the Town Board during its meeting on April 27.  John Caruso of Passero Associates, engineer for the project, said the Planning More...

Harris Hill Mothers’ Club holding golf tournament, alumnae picnic

The Harris Hill Mothers’ Club, celebrating its 70th year, will host a nine-hole golf tournament beginning at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at The Links at Ivy Ridge, 12089 Main St., Akron.  More...

WNY leads nation in drug drop-off

More than 4.5 tons of medication collected

You could look at it two ways: either Western New York has a serious drug problem, or the 4.5 tons of pharmaceuticals collected on Saturday means the region is tuned in to the prescription pill epidemic.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Eastgate access has benefit for majority

I guess you could consider me one of the “silent majority” who was in favor of the access road to Eastgate Plaza from Greiner Road. More...

Make sure to vote in school election

As part of our citizenship, we have the right to vote. The greatest turnout is once every four years for the presidential election. More...

Wine tasting event is a bargain

Wine, Wheels and Song, sponsored by the WNY Railway Histor- ical Society, will benefit the Lehigh Valley Historic Site on South Long Street, Williamsville — specifically, the restoration of the 1937 caboose moved to the site in June 2010.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Thanks for publishing the supplement about the Town Park Club House. I think I’ve taken it for granted. It was interesting to read all that information and appreciate what it’s worth. We should take advantage of it often.  More...

Education

Photo

PRINCESS TALE — Michael Shrader as Prince Charming, left; Ryan Negron as the Magic Mirror; Claire Joshi as Snow White; and Victoria Cirillo as the evil queen rehearse for the upcoming productio More...

Clarence student helps organize art exhibit

Clarence High School student Jordan Bianchi is one of the Western New York teenagers who has helped to organize the exhibition “raw” at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. More...

Lifestyles

A‘Wheel’ good time

Fundraising event committed to buying new ride

What do you get when you mix a fundraising event with a group of warmhearted individuals wanting to help a childhood friend who has inspired them with her humbling attitude? The “Kate’s Wheels” project.  More...

RECOGNITION

— Don Goelz, left; Adam Hoff, Boys State Award recipient; Jacque Georger, commander of Clarence American Legion Post 838; Grace Kreher, scholarship recipient; Neil Struebing, Legionnaire; Samue More...

Youth News

Steven Petrotto was the first-place winner in the culinary arts category at the SkillsUSA state competition.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 5 . Caritas Awards Dinner — The annual Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at Salvatore’s Italian Restaurant, 6461 Genesee St., Lancaster; $. 759-7808 fri.  More...

Holiday

sat. 7 . Mother’s Day at the Gardens — Come celebrate Mother’s Day under the dome with the Buffalo Indie Market and B&EC Botanical Gardens. More...

Art

thurs. 5 . Sammie Noeson — A photography exhibit by the artist, opens 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5 and continues through Friday, May 13 at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., N.  More...


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