Weekly Feature



June 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

MEMORIES

Jean O’Connell, left, the first executive director of the Clarence Senior Center, Stanley and Florence Chmielewski, members since 1981, and Kara Madrid, current executive director, look at an o More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Superintendent’s efforts praised as he retires

Child-centered was a description used frequently for Superintendent Thomas Coseo during his retirement reception on Friday.  Teachers, administrators, staff, students, colleagues and members of the community were invited to bid Coseo farewell, a More...

Spindle items

 READY TO RIDE — There’s nothing quite like a bicycle ride through summer scenery. It’s great exercise, as well as an invigorating way to see a bit more of the countryside.  More...

Spindle items

 DAY IN THE PARK — When I was growing up in Clarence, there were fewer civic events than there are now. Day in the Park and the Fireman’s Fair over Labor Day weekend were the two bookends of the summer.  More...

Police Blotter

Lack of scrambled eggs upsets customer

Saturday, June 18    A resident of Tonawanda Creek Road reported receiving several obscene phone calls from a teenager. The phone number was unlisted. The complainant was advised to have private and unlisted numbers blocked.  More...

Education

Prep course helps students improve SAT scores

Richy Qiao, a 2010 Williamsville East High School graduate from Clarence, is giving back this summer by tutoring students for the SAT college admissions test.  Qiao, now an economics major at Yale University, is trying to provide what so many st More...

On the Campus

Kyle Albrecht of Clarence has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Hesston College.   More...

BEST WISHES

Howard Smith, retiring superintendent of the Williamsville Central School District, right, congratulates retiring Clarence Superintendent Thomas Coseo and his wife Donna during Coseo’s retireme More...

Lifestyles

ROCK & Blues behind the big, yellow barn

A beer, a barn and two days of live bands? That’s right. Summer is here, and Clarence is getting ready to rock.  More...

CLARENCE PU BLIC LIBRA RY CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

Lego Club   More...

GOOD STUDENTS

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market gave its first scholarship award to Emilee Koss, who will be attending the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. More...

Hollow improvement discussed; fireworks request withdrawn

The town will consider the creation of a snow removal district in Clarence Hollow and the possible hiring of an event coordinator for the town.  These ideas were discussed at a Clarence Hollow Association Business Summit on June 13.  Counci More...

Day in the Park, Centennial Celebration planned for Saturday

The Clarence Town Park Club House Centennial Celebration and Clarence Day in the Park will be held on Saturday, July 2, at the Main Street Town Park, 10405 Main St., Clarence. More...

Lost and found: missing Cheektowaga dog located in Clarence

Austin, a 10-year-old beagle from Cheektowaga, disappeared on May 27. Nineteen days later, Wayne Brooker discovered him in his backyard in Clarence.  More...

Local News

Clarence council member passenger in vehicle that allegedly left accident scene

Town of Clarence Council Member Joe Weiss was a passenger in a vehicle that allegedly left the scene of an accident at Maple and Hopkins roads in Amherst on June 18. More...

RESPECTFUL FAREWELL

Girl Scouts Lauren Schuessler and Laura Zakrzewski are shown cutting the field of blue during a flag retirement ceremony held by Troop 732 at Camp Seven Hills during Memorial Day weekend. More...

Fire companies, town discuss improving communication

The town and fire companies will work toward developing better communication, said Clarence Supervisor Scott Bylewski during the annual fire company meeting on June 21.  The companies are all under multiyear contracts at this time.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Hard work goes into Arboretum

As a member of the Development Committee for the Clarence Arboretum since 2003, I want to express my thanks to a great hardworking committee. More...

Elected officials should represent us

Remember the Pledge of Allegiance that we all performed when we were in school? We did not say “and to the democracy for which it stands.” Instead we say, “and to the republic for which it stands.”  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.My praise goes out to those in Clarence who have the common sense and the guts to realize that the goose problem needs to be dealt with effectively. Wolves, coyotes or sensible hunters — your choice.  More...

Obituaries

Christopher Marvin Cuyler, Army veteran, former ATF employee

Christopher Marvin Cuyler, 64, formerly of Clarence, died Monday, May 9, 2011.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

VESTER, James W. Sr., of Williamsville, died Friday, June 24, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Jean; daughter, Susan; brother, Robert; and one grandchild. Mr. Vester was preceded in death by his son, James Jr. Services will be held at 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Golf tourney to benefit Kevin Guest House

The 15th annual Kevin Guest House Celebrity Golf Classic will begin at 10:30 a.m. More...

Soccer Rockets rally to defeat Yemen United

Youth sports

The Clarence Rockets U10 boys soccer team recently travelled to Lackawanna to play the scrappy Yemen united squad, and managed to come away from the contest with a 6-5 victory.  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...

Business

Western New York Karate offers discipline, practical techniques for all ages

Nearly 40 years after he became a martial arts student, Jim Cvetkovski is continuing to enhance his skills in the discipline that has fascinated him since he was 13.  On May 21, he earned an eighth-degree black belt in Isshin Ryu karate, an achi More...

Events

SCORE to host Southtowns workshop   More...

LOOKING GOOD

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