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June 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence ends Orchard Park’s title run

Red Devils win first Section VI title with second-half comeback

For the last 16 years, Section VI lacrosse has belonged to Orchard Park. The Quakers have won a sectional title in every season dating back to 1994 and won 19 out of 20 championships heading into the 2011 season.  More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Childhood safety initiative seeing results nationwide

There may be nothing more disturbing or savage than the commission of crimes against youth.  A Town of Tonawanda man was recently convicted of sharing files with an FBI agent that consisted of pornographic images of youth younger than 18 years o More...

Spindle items

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE — I’ve never owned land, but my experience attending meetings of the Town and Planning boards has given me some insights I intend to keep in mind when I do purchase property.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 10, 1886   Small boys are now saving their nickles for the glorious Fourth.  Mr. Henry Fisher of Clarence Center recently bought the Adam Cassel farm of sixty acres near Swormville.  Repair your sidewalks.  More...

Police Blotter

Teens keep jumping into Spaulding Lake

Saturday, May 28   Patrol responded to a Main Street auto dealer for a 911 hang-up call. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s Memorial Day and I just stopped at my parents’ grave to place a flag, and I noticed there are no flags on veterans’ graves. What a shame.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Michael Tiso has received the “Medical Student of the Year” award from the Medical Society of the County of Erie. This award is based on grades, published research and volunteering in community clinics and programs in Erie County.  More...

Students honored for Red Cross support

The American Red Cross has commended Clarence High School on its efforts in supporting Red Cross blood drives this past academic year.  Clarence High School held two blood drives during the course of this school year, the first of which collecte More...

On the Campus

Brendan Toughey of East Amherst was named to the dean’s list at Baldwin-Wallace College for the spring 2011 semester.   More...

Sports

Baseball squad repeats as section champ with second-straight title game win over OP

For as long as he can remember, Clarence baseball coach David Smith has been of the belief that if you want to win a Section VI Class AA championship, you are most likely going to have to defeat Orchard Park at some point in the process. More...

Jacquie Huben wins girls’ Division I steeplechase

Junior Jacquie Huben didn’t have too much experience in the 2,000-meter steeplechase prior to this past weekend’s Section VI Championships at Jamestown, but that didn’t stop her from winning.  More...

Fifth inning spells doom for softball team in ‘AA’ final

Clarence softball coach Todd Banaszak brought his players in for one final huddle before Sunday’s Section VI Class AA championship game and let them know that “big players make big plays in big games.”  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Girls book club slated for June 8  Gorilla Girls Book Club for ages 8 through 11 will meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8. at Monkey See, Monkey Do ... Children’s Bookstore, 9060 Main St., Clarence. More...

Business

Platinum Health and Fitness wants to be ‘neighborhood-friendly

While some gyms may offer programs and exercise machines that are geared for competitive fitness enthusiasts, Tammy Recckio provides her clientele with those aspects in a family environment that aims to be comfortable as well as challenging.  At More...

Events

BNHRA seminar to focus on relevance at work   More...

Finding the silver lining amidst challenging times

There is a proverb that states, “Every cloud has a silver lining.” This saying can be a hopeful or comforting prospect in the midst of difficulty.  More...

School bus, car collide

Twenty-three students from Ledgeview Elementary School escaped serious injury shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday when their bus was involved in a collision with a car at Main Street and Spaulding Drive. More...

Master Plan requests tabled pending study

A discussion of Master Plan amendment requests was on the Planning Board’s agenda during its June 1 meeting. First identified at the annual public hearing on the Master Plan in February, the three requests involved changes to zoning. More...

Local News

Share your Club House memories

The Clarence Town Park Club House Centennial Celebration will be held Saturday, July 2, in conjunction with Clarence Day in the Park. Prior to the event, The Clarence Bee will be collecting reminiscences about the Club House.  More...

Summit aims to renew Hollow

All those with good ideas about how to enhance business in Clarence Hollow are invited to attend a summit on Monday.  The Clarence Hollow Association is offering a forum for the exchange of ideas and the development of strategies for improvement More...

Clarence canine gets kudos for crime fighting

A Clarence Hollow resident called his pet “Duke the hero dog” after the canine helped thwart a robbery on May 26.  He was sleeping in his house at 2:30 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many are unaware of school tax impact

I’m a resident of the Town of Elma and have become active in expressing opposition to the proposed 5.39 percent increase in the Iroquois school budget.  More...

Budget voting discriminates

This letter was inspired by the column written by David Sherman, managing editor of the Lancaster and Depew Bees.  Mr. Sherman tactfully makes his point but stops short of truly telling it like it is about school budget voting. More...

Memorial Day had much support

American Legion Post 838 would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported our town’s 91st Memorial Day celebration. More...

Obituaries

James J. Walleshauser, space product engineer

James J. Walleshauser, 69, of Clarence, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, after a long illness.  He was born March 8, 1942, in Buffalo. More...

Richard Drumheller, past Harris Hill Fire Co. chief

Richard “Rick” Drumheller, 85, of Williamsville, died at Brothers of Mercy Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. He was born March 25, 1926, in Shenandoah, Pa., and attended Shenandoah High School. Mr. More...

James J. Whalen, electrical engineer, UB professor

James J. Whalen, 76, of Clarence, passed away on Thursday, May 26, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Litchfield, Conn. He was a professor of electrical engineering at the University at Buffalo for 40 years.  More...

Lifestyles

PLAN YOUR Staycation!

Ideas for summer entertainment close to home

Grab the flip-flops, lather on the sunblock and sit poolside — in your own back yard. It’s time to take a “staycation.”  More...

Festival set in honor of troops, first responders

Western New Yorkers are invited to join area troops during a festival, Tribute to the Troops, being held from June 9 to 12 in Buffalo.  Tribute to the Troops is a thank-you celebration for all past and present members of the armed forces and loc More...

Eagle Scouts receive praise

On May 31, Clarence Center Boy Scout Troop 27 bestowed Scouting’s highest award upon the following Eagle Scouts: Eric Willis, Emmanuel Rockwell, Daniel Haugeto and Mark Stoeckl.  All of these Scouts performed Eagle service projects for the More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 9 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, runs all year. More...

Auditions

mon. 13 & tues. 14 . Oklahoma — Auditions for the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma” will be conducted at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., N. More...

Art

fri 10 . Sanctuary — Recent work by Polly Little and Catherine Linder Spencer, opening reception 7 p.m.  More...


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