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June 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Summit stirs up ideas for change

More than 50 people congregated for the Clarence Hollow Business Summit on June 13.  They met to discuss ways to invigorate the Clarence Hollow hamlet by promoting business.  Prior to the meeting, Clarence Hollow Association president Jeff More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Senior Center benefits community

The Clarence Bee is a community newspaper, meaning we focus our coverage on things specific to Clarence — meetings of the Town and School boards, accomplishments by Clarence natives, annual events such as Day in the Park.  More...

Spindle items

 THEATER — I’m not an expert on William Shakespeare, but I do have a certain affection for the Bard, which is illustrated by the Shakespearean magnetic poetry kit on my refrigerator containing words such as “foreswear,” &ldqu More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 24, 1886   More...

Police Blotter

Woman reported missing was taking a walk

Saturday, June 11    A Main Street resident reported teens drinking in the area. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I assume the Clarence Town Board or town attorney has already checked New York State law to see what it states about fireworks on private property. I assume insurance would be involved because the risk of injury or danger to surrounding property. More...

Education

Celebrating Flag Day 2011

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Residents named to Mt. St. Mary Honor Roll

The following Clarence area students have achieved academic honors for the third quarter at Mount St. More...

Public invited to 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...

Sports

Rommel awarded Allen Kitto Scholarship

Swimming

Charlie Rommel never had the chance to meet Allen Kitto, but Clarence boys swimming coach Eric McClaren believes wholeheartedly that the two would’ve been like two peas in a pod, given their passion for — and ability to excel at — s More...

Wins move Lamm Post into division lead

Lamm Post won all three of its league games last week to climb into first place in the WNY North Division.  Lamm Post started with a 6-4 road victory at McKeever Post on June 13.  More...

Sports camps slated

Basketball, soccer, lacrosse and wrestling players interested on working on their skills during the summer will be able to do so, thanks to some upcoming sports camps.  Basketball   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products   More...

Entertainment

Classes

sat. 25  Beginner Svaroopa — Learn this yoga to release the tensions in the deepest layers of your body - the layers of muscles wrapped around your spine, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 23 . More...

Auditions

thurs. 23 . Towne Players of Kenmore-Tonawanda — Looking for nine men of all ages and infirmities, including one African-American male. One female, 16 to 35 years old. More...

Environmental review process begins for requested amendment

The environmental review process has begun for one Master Plan Amendment proposal, while another was tabled for further study at the June 15 Planning Board meeting.  More...

Images of history

Clarence artist Jeff Feinen discusses his Civil War paintings “Bucktails” and “Running For Safety” with Teri Strait during his show Saturday at the Hull House in Lancaster. More...

Ice rink plans moving ahead

Public input about a possible ice rink facility in Clarence was solicited on June 14.  People were invited to the Clarence Middle School auditorium to hear an overview of the plan and share their suggestions.  The ice rink, which was propos More...

Local News

TOWN BOARD MEETING

6 p.m. — Work session   James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items  7:30 p.m. — Agenda  1. Call meeting to order  2. Pledge to the flag — Councilman Joseph Weiss  3. More...

Nurses create quilts to donate to patients

Nurses Pat Vitthuhn and Laura Nowak are leaving a little bit of themselves through hand-sewn quilts.  Nowak makes quilts with the group “Blankets for Comfort” from the Sheridan Park Ladies Auxiliary, and Vitthuhn makes old-fashioned More...

‘Farm Conversation’ explores agricultural issues

Clarence farms need support and respect, said Hans Mobius.  “It’s just very important to get back to our roots — to let people know there’s food on our table because of farmers,” he said.  Mobius hosted a recen More...

Letters to the Editor

Varsity should be for high schoolers

What is this obsession/motivation/ purpose with middle school students playing high school sports? This is really an issue with large school systems like Clarence.  More...

Weiss feels criticism backfires

Thank you, Dan Snyder, for reinforcing the fact that largely through my efforts, the volunteer firemen did not increase their budgets for the first time in memory, thereby creating savings for our tax-burdened citizens for the next two years.  More...

Crossing guards should stay

The School Board and Town Board of Clarence have made a decision I don’t agree with: that they don’t want to pay the monies for school crossing guards.  As a Clarence resident who worked in the school system at Harris Hill Elementary More...

Obituaries

Gordon W. Jones, architect

Gordon W. Jones, 77, of Clarence and Naples, Fla., died Friday, June 10, 2011.  Born in Franklinville, he was 13 years old when he drew up his first architectural design plan. More...

Thomas W. Hutchinson, former M&T Bank employee

Thomas W. Hutchinson, 69, of Clarence Center, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011. He was a Clarence Center resident for 35 years. Mr. Hutchinson was born Feb. 16, 1942, in Toronto. He worked for M&T Bank, from which he retired in 2007. More...

Death Notice

URBAN, Dolores B., of Clarence Center, died Thursday, June 16, 2011. Survivors include her husband, Edward; sons, Michael and Thomas; daughters, Dolores Mary and Kathleen; and sisters, Wanda Sarama and Mary Ann Allen. More...

Lifestyles

State of love and ‘trust’

During the last 20 years, the term “land trust” has become more and more popular in our area due to the efforts of the Western New York Land Conservancy. More...

Couple spend honeymoon in Niagara Falls, Canada

Savannah Van Pelt married Seth Steiner Lazroe on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at the home of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Darner. The Rev. Susan Olsen officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Van Pelt of Sullivan County, N.Y. More...

Couple celebrate 70 years

Luella and Charles deLaunders of Newstead celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at the Palms Banquets in Williamsville with a luncheon that included friends and family. More...

Business

New family chiropractic office opens in ‘The Hive’

Location is key for opening a business — and Amanda Domm has embraced this idea.  Her new office, Domm Family Chiropractic, has opened in The Hive Lifespan Center, which is a health club.  Domm stated that her new office being inside More...

Brothers of Mercy to offer free hearing evaluations

Free hearing evaluations will be available between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. More...

Business News

Patty Hughes, owner of Decorating Den Interiors in Clarence, recently returned from an intensive five-day design and trade show held in Phoenix, Ariz. More...


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