Weekly Feature



May 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Four candidates seek to fill vacant seat

26th District

Voters in the seven counties encompassing the 26th Congressional District will head to the polls next week to decide who will fill the vacant post left by Chris Lee following his resignation in February.  More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Committee’s sleight of hand costs residents

By pushing through the vote on Chairman Adam Perry’s map last Wednesday, the Erie County Legislature’s Advisory Committee on Reapportionment failed to provide the people a chance to weigh in.  More...

Spindle items

TIME OFF — I will be on vacation from May 19 to 25, celebrating my grandfather’s 80th birthday in Texas. More...

Spindle items

CONGRESSIONAL PROFILES — This week The Bee is publishing profiles written by three of the four candidates on the ballot in the May 24 special election to fill the District 26 seat in the House of Representatives. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Man advised to stop backyard couch burning

Saturday, May 7   A disturbance was reported on Lapp Road. It was a verbal argument, and both subjects agreed to go to bed for the night.  A 911 hang-up call came in from a residence on Hemdale Drive. More...

Obituaries

Janine Torba, biology teacher

Janine Torba of Clarence died Thursday, April 21, 2011.  A graduate of Buffalo State College in biology, Miss Torba began her teaching in the North Tonawanda school system and went on to spend more than 30 years in the Clarence schools.  Sh More...

Elizabeth H. Banzer, medical librarian

Elizabeth Honeyman Banzer, formerly of Clarence Center, died Sunday, May 1, 2011.  Mrs. Banzer was a 1984 graduate of Clarence Central High School and also graduated from Hamilton College. More...

Death Notices

BARTELS, Dorothy, of Clarence, died Friday, May 13, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Donald; son, Daniel; daughter, Donna Sander; sisters, Dolores Olear, Marlene Hearn and Ann Martin; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Boys lax downs Rochester foes, preps for OP

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team set itself up for this afternoon’s biggest meeting with perennial powerhouse Orchard Park in program history by maintaining its undefeated record with victories over both area and Rochester-based teams. More...

Baseball team clinches at least tie of regular season ECIC I title

Clarence’s baseball team knocked off rival Lancaster last Wednesday, 12-3, to sew up no worse than a tie for the ECIC Division I regular-season championship. More...

Boys tennis’ ECICs under rain delay; boys golf duo competes at sectionals

Roundup

Clarence’s boys tennis twosome of Joey Gentile and Kevin Layer have locked up a berth in next week’s Section VI championships based on reaching the semifinal round of this past weekend’s ECIC Doubles Championship tournament — More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 20 .Amherst Dusk to Dawn Relay — Eleventh annual Amherst Youth Foundation and Amherst Youth & Recreation sponsored fundraiser featuring a 12-hour Relay with non-stop entertainment, food and fun, 7 p.m. More...

Art

thurs. 19 . Visions of Greater Buffalo — As it has every two years since 2005, CEPA Gallery invited 100 individuals with unique community perspectives to take up single-use Kodak cameras.  More...

Family Activities

fri. 20 . Spring Carnival — Rides, games, food and vendors, 5 p.m. Friday, May 20 in the parking lot of Northtown Plaza, 3097 Sheridan Dr., Amherst; $. sat.  More...

Budget passes, incumbents reelected

The Clarence Central School District’s budget passed by a vote of 1,388 to 595, according to information from Superintendent Thomas Coseo. More...

Town axes crossing guard positions

The elimination of crossing guards has been in discussion for about two years, according to Supervisor Scott Bylewski. After the number of students using the service was recorded between Nov. More...

County committee passes plan

The work of the Advisory Committee on Reapportionment is done. More...

Local News

DANCING ENTHUSIASTS

Junior Colin Mann, right, and Karen Mardis hit the dance floor during the Twilight Time Senior Citizens Prom held May 10 at Clarence High School. More...

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, May 18  6:30 p.m. — Work session  Roll call, update on pending items, zoning reports, committee reports, miscellaneous  7:30 p.m. — Agenda items  Approval of minutes  More...

Board approves bond resolutions for repairs, sidewalks

The Town Board approved a number of bond resolutions for capital projects at its May 11 meeting.  One of the resolutions authorized construction of parking improvements at the Main Street Town Park at a cost not to exceed $130,000.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Adjusting delivery needs to be done

The recent column by David Sherman on five-day mail delivery suggests this change would be a disservice to Americans and an inappropriate response to U.S. More...

Donors, purchasers make sale a success

The Friends of the Clarence Library used bike sale was an overwhelming success. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I appreciate that the Clarence School System has taken initiative to lower certain aspects in their budget, but I do believe that it’s time for them to hold the line and keep the budget level with no increases. More...

Education

Nativity students’ art focuses on hunger

Students in grades six, seven and eight at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, along with other local school children, college students and professional artists, will be participating in a project titled “Empty Bowls: Artists Helping Fe More...

CHS to hold Concert at Kleinhans

The Clarence High School Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will present their 46th annual Concert at Kleinhans Music Hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. Kleinhans is at 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.   More...

Youth News

Michael Wozniak was inducted into the National Honor Society on Saturday, April 30. He is a junior at Canisius High School and a resident of Clarence Center.   More...

Lifestyles

GARAGE SALE'N

Bargain hunters set ‘sale’ to find treasures

Weaving in and out of driveways, yards and buildings. Chatting with neighbors about their common interests. Bargains. Bargains. More...

Learn about Silly Bandz, computer skills and Eleanor Roosevelt at the library

Clarence Library News

This week at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, is a wonderful family program where you can learn about fads from the past and present. For ages 6 to 12, there will be Beanie Babies, Barbie and also Silly Bandz that children can exchange. More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Looking to increase your community service hours? Join the Clarence Youth Volunteer Program. Applications for the program can be picked up at the Youth Bureau at 10510 Main St. More...

Business

Clarence Hollow Business Summit slated

Back in January, I announced the formation of two key committees that I envisioned would be the catalyst for great things to transpire in the Hollow. More...

Events

Marketing execs to hear speaker at Salvatore’s   More...

Paint the buffalo: Clay Hands holding fundraiser for Autistic Services

Children are invited to place their handprints on a fiberglass buffalo at Clay Hands Pottery at 10086 Main St., Clarence.  Owner Marie Sperrazza said the business acquired the large fiberglass buffalo, of the type that have been displayed throug More...


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