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June 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

All athletic teams to be open to eighth graders

The Board of Education approved a policy change during its Monday meeting to allow eighth graders to try out for varsity athletic teams.  This change was made after analysis of a four-year summary report on the selection classification pilot pro More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Goose problem may not have easy answer

What to do with the geese? That’s a question that seems difficult to answer. Some methods tried by the town have had unsatisfactory results. Oiling eggs is limited in its success by how many eggs are located. More...

Spindle items

 STUDENTS OF NOTE — This week’s Clarence Bee includes an article about the Clarence High School valedictorian and salutatorian. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 17, 1886   Commencement exercises of Parker Union School on Friday, June 18, at ten o’clock a.m. More...

Police Blotter

Stranger on porch wants to live in home

Saturday, June 4    A resident of West Boncrest Drive reported that someone rang his doorbell several times. Patrol checked the area.   Patrol responded to Shimerville Road for a report of a five-year-old child who was missing. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CHATTIN, Shirley J., of Clarence, died Sunday, June 5, 2011. She is survived by her children, Linda Chattin and Wendy Shelton, and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, O. Ross. Services will be held at 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Peters places fourth at girls’ state golf championships

Kim helps put exclamation point on Lady Red Devils’ inaugural season

Clarence junior Cat Peters and freshman Jackie Kim made the most of their first-ever shot at the New York State Girls Golf Championships this past weekend, with Peters posting the best-ever finish at states for a Section VI representative to conclude More...

Top-15 efforts bring end to Clarence’s track season

Clarence’s boys and girls track teams each fielded an entry in last weekend’s New York State Public High School Track and Field Championships at Caledonia-Mumford High School, and the Red Devils brought home top-15 efforts in each event. More...

National basketball powerhouse to bring one-day clinic to Clarence

One of the premier high school basketball prep programs in the nation will be giving Western New York a glimpse into its greatness this summer, thanks to an assistant coach with roots in Clarence.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 16 . Celebration of Hope — Fourth annual event to benefit Gerard Place featuring wine, food and silent art auction. Gerard Place empowers homeless families achieve greater self-sufficiency. More...

Family Activities

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Art

thurs. 16 . Art Sense-ations — Blind or partially-blind adults are welcome to tour the Albright-Knox, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, June 16 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $.  More...

Breaking News - 6/17/2011 2:22 PM

Urban facing embezzlement charges

Mark Urban of Clarence Center was arraigned Friday before County Court Judge Michael D’Amico on an indictment charging him with second degree grand larceny, third degree grand larceny, three counts of offering a false instrument for filing in t More...

‘Stepping to Cure the Incurable’

Walk will benefit Melina’s White Light

Melina Riniolo loved playing soccer, watching Sabres games and spending hours on the phone with best friend Isabella Kaplan.  Riniolo died on June 3, 2010, at the age of 13, after almost six years battling neuroblastoma, a form of childhood canc More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Zakrzewski receives Friend of Youth award

Volunteering is sometimes about having the time to put in the necessary work. More...

Bikes in Bloom 2011 on display in Clarence Center

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association is holding Clarence Center’s second annual Bikes in Bloom — a season-long garden walk that will continue through Aug. 15. More...

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, June 15  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...

Letters to the Editor

Coseo has been outstanding leader

As Tom Coseo retires from his superintendent position, the residents of the Town of Clarence should be aware of how his leadership has kept our schools in the top rankings in Western New York.  Not only has Clarence remained in the top 10 during More...

Clarence teams taught sports ethics

I feel compelled to comment after the regional baseball game between Clarence High School and Victor, N.Y. Our Clarence High School varsity baseball team had the privilege of playing in the regionals at Coca Cola field against Victor.  More...

Nature center is great resource

Last week, the sixth and seventh graders from Nativity of Mary School had the pleasure of spending the day at the Clarence nature preserve.  More...

Education

Top students excited to face new challenges

Samuel Ang and Dylan Conroy are the top students in Clarence High School’s 396-member class of 2011.  The two, who completed an internship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute together, are heading to the same college in the fall. More...

Public invited to June 24 reception for Coseo

The Clarence Central School District will host a reception to honor school superintendent Thomas G. Coseo from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 24, in the main foyer and art gallery at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St.  More...

On the Campus

Kenny Liszewski of Clarence, son of Ken and Linda Liszewski of Clarence, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 spring quarter at Canisius College.   More...

Lifestyles

Community recollects Club House moments

What do farewell parties, high school dances and vaccinations all have in common? They all took place at the Clarence Town Park Club House, an architectural treasure which has stood for 100 years. More...

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...

Library is great place to enjoy ‘good old summertime’

“In the Good Old Summertime” is a beloved old song that can apply to our library this summer as we celebrate our 75th anniversary. There are several special events planned in addition to the regular activities.  More...

Business

‘Meet in the Center’ blends business, community

Business and community will converge once again in Clarence Center on June 24, as the Meet in the Center Merchants Association Summer CenterFest has its annual celebration.  The event has businesses from Clarence Center sponsor a certain activit More...

Survey gives Main Street owners a voice

The deadline for submission of this article was hours before we were holding our Clarence Hollow Business Summit. More...

Lucente recognized by Bar Association

Clarence resident Rocco Lucente, managing partner at Cohen & Lombardo, a Buffalo-based law firm, has been recognized by the Bar Association of Erie County for 25 years of membership.  More...


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