Weekly Feature



June 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hochul wins, prepares to take office

Special election results

Rep.-elect Kathy Hochul is tentatively scheduled to take the oath of office at 1 p.m. today after being declared the winner last week in the race for the vacant 26th Congressional District seat. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Future superintendent’s background a good fit

A fter a process involving interviews, focus group meetings and public forums, the Clarence Central School District has selected its new superintendent from 25 candidates presented by the search firm Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates.  More...

Spindle items

VACATION — My dad has five siblings who live in Montana and Texas. We don’t often have the chance to spend time with his extended family, so I always enjoy the opportunity.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 3, 1886   The reason that Harris Hill is so highly spoken of, is, no doubt, because it is the highest place between Albany and Buffalo.  Decoration Day was observed in Clarence Center on Monday last by the veterans in thi More...

Police Blotter

Man calls police when neighbor moves flowers

Saturday, May 21   Deputies arrested an 18-year-old Clarence man and charged him with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Old Goodrich Road. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Town of Clarence needs to hire parks and highway employees. They cannot keep up with their jobs. Trash is overflowing, grass has not been cut and fields are not groomed. Let’s keep Clarence beautiful.  More...

Education

FASCINATING

Second graders Emily Hewson, Mikenna Hess, Marisa Stevens and Tina LaNasa, front, study the world in an “earth balloon” Friday at Clarence Center Elementary School. More...

On the Campus

Amanda Harris received the Adriana Ilyse Thaler Memorial Senior Award in marketing from the University at Buffalo School of Management for demonstration of academic excellence, leadership, marketing preofssionalism and personal motivation.  More...

On the Campus

Christopher Skubis, son of Robert and Christine Skubis of Clarence, graduated summa cum laude from the Mendoza Business School at the University of Notre Dame. He expects to join the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta in the fall.   More...

Lifestyles

A ‘‘walk’’ toward the light

Family touched by suicide to attend event in NYC

Katy Jane LaPres was a bright light to those who were fortunate enough to know her. She was someone’s daughter, sister and friend. She was a 19-year-old college student who had her whole life in front of her. More...

Bee Senior News

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...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Full Story

Not forgotten

William Held, left, Bill Emerson, Harold Enstice and Terry Dickinson Sr. More...

Hicks to be new Clarence superintendent

Clarence Central School District has hired Geoffrey M. Hicks to replace Thomas Coseo as superintendent.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Senior Center volunteer there from the start

The Clarence Senior Center opened in 1981 — and it’s gotten help from volunteer Rose Burns ever since.  More...

County, Strickler intersection gets sign upgrade

Stop signs were upgraded on May 25 at the intersection of County and Strickler roads, the site of numerous accidents in recent years, including one that occurred last week.  The work included the installation of larger stop signs at the intersec More...

Town requiring ID for pool usage

Swimmers at the Clarence Town Pool will need photo identification cards once the pool opens, weather permitting, on June 20.  The procedure updates were made by the Town Board in conjunction with the Recreation Department, said Chris Durr, pool More...

Letters to the Editor

Candidate says thank you

To my supporters I say thank you. The interaction with my neighbors and friends during this campaign has given me new insight and friendships. More...

Medicare status quo not sustainable

I find it amazing that the voters in the New York 26th Congressional District would vote Democratic in your recent special election.  Major media outlets have noted that this vote was in fact a referendum on the Medicare situation, or more prec More...

Organizations ignore bad behavior

Our political parties have been drenching Clarence in media sewage that includes smear, deception, hypocrisy and outlandish claims.  I have yet to hear a large outcry from the following organizations: Erie County politicians, Clarence Town Board More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MINNICK, Charles L., of Clarence, died Monday, May 23, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Steven and Kevin; brother, William Trapp; sisters, Carol Lee McCarthy and Renata Zaldiver; and three grandchildren. More...

Sports

History-making sectional win for doubles team

Boys tennis

It was a history-making performance for Clarence’s Kevin Layer and Joey Gentile at last week’s Section VI boys tennis doubles championships at Lancaster High School.  The duo rallied to beat Orchard Park’s Sawyer Dina and Sam K More...

Lauricella’s play highlights baseball team’s strong defensive effort versus Will North

Zach Lauricella has made many outstanding plays throughout his high school baseball career, but his defensive gem in top-seeded Clarence’s 2-1 Section VI Class AA semifinal win over fourth-seed Williamsville North on Saturday could possible top More...

Red Devils prepare for rematch with Quakers

One year ago it was Clarence and Orchard Park who met in the Class A boys lacrosse final. In 2011, the two schools will do battle with the title on the line once again.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Toastmasters continues ‘Tour of Town’   More...

Business

AARP Tax Aide volunteers provide assistance

More than 1,100 local taxpayers took advantage of the free income tax service offered by AARP Tax Aide Volunteers at the Clarence Senior Center and the Clarence Public Library.  More...

Photo

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is announcing the opening of its 2011 season with a new sign designed by metal artist John Puccio. More...

CHA hosting summit on business

The Business Committee of Clarence Hollow Association is planning a summit meeting for area businesses on Monday, June 13.  The summit will provide a forum to brainstorm and develop ways to improve the business climate in the Hollow.  More...


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