Weekly Feature



July 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence family completes journey through library system

When Al and Stacey Jafarjian watched the film “Julie and Julia,” it inspired a yearlong experiment and blog of their own.  More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Library proposal has positive, negative aspects

For nearly the last decade, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System has watched its buckets dry up as both the state and the county have reduced their contributions.  More...

Spindle items

 LEISURE PURSUITS — Some people are “hobby people.” They have basements full of model trains traversing elaborate dioramas or are bird watchers who can identify anything that flits by.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 8, 1886   More...

Police Blotter

Two teenagers reportedly fighting about a female

Saturday, June 25    A suspicious female was reported in the rear lot behind a Main Street auto dealer. The female left prior to the arrival of patrol.  More...

Obituaries

Marilyn L. Georger, volunteer, former school monitor and aide

Marilyn L. (Drees) Georger, of Clarence, died Monday, June 27, 2011.  Mrs. Georger was a retired monitor and aide for the Clarence Central School District, where she worked for 17 years.  More...

Death Notice

SMIELECKI, Henry F., of Cheektowaga; died Saturday, July 2, 2011. More...

Sports

David Hill named Bee’s Male Athlete of the Year

Whenever someone truly excels at something they’re passionate about, it’s not uncommon to hear that person described as “living, breathing, eating and sleeping” whatever that thing may be.  More...

Nappo named to Louisville Slugger All-American East Region First Team

Clarence junior center fielder Tori Nappo recently had one final honor bestowed upon her for her efforts during the 2011 softball season — and it’s not exactly something that’s easy to come by.  More...

CHAMPIONS

The Western New York Sting 14U Gold softball team won the recently held 11th annual Evans Memorial Day Classic softball tournament, claiming victory in five of its six games during the course of the More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products  The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October at the market lot, 10717 Main St., between Ransom and Salt roads. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 7 Children’s Gallery Summer Class — The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is hosting a summer camp for children to teach them about carrousel-related history.  More...

Theater

thurs. 7 & fri. 8 . Peter Pan — J. M. Barrie’s classic tale presented by WeeFolk Little Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8 at the Gateway Building Auditorium, 3556 Lakeshore Blvd., Blasdell; $. More...

Announcements

 Twin Village Art Society — The Twin Village Art Society is seeking submissions for their second annual “Last Show of Summer” exhibition to be held Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011.  More...

Sewer solutions on agenda for boards

Sewer capacity was discussed at the annual joint meeting between Town and Planning boards, held June 29.  Sewer expansion priorities were identified in 2007 as part of the town’s Master Plan 2015, but strategies for accomplishing these goa More...

Clarence Concert Association approaches new season

Even if the temperatures are iffy, summer has begun, and later this week the Clarence Concert Association will begin its 53rd season.  The series has a long and storied history, according to Carl Klingenschmitt, vice president of the associatio More...

Local News

Library system could separate from county

Officials in the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System are considering establishing a library district, which they say would give the system more autonomy and financial stability.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, July 6  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...

SPLISH SPLASH

Eric and Lori Fischlein of Clarence spend time with daughter Kennedy, 7, Saturday at the Clarence swimming pool. More...

Letters to the Editor

Fiscal restraint not due to Weiss

As usual, (Councilman Joseph) Weiss gives himself way too much credit for his impact on the fiscal constraint exercised by the Clarence volunteer fire companies and misrepresents the facts.  In our case, the Harris Hill initial operating budget More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the recent state vote, I’m so proud of Mark Grisanti for going against the ideas of his party. More...

Education

On the Campus

Melissa Rogers of Clarence has been named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at St. Lawrence University. She is a graduate of Clarence High School.   More...

On the Campus

Andrew Pellitieri of Clarence received a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, magna cum laude, from Boston University in May.   More...

Students, doctors bring medical assistance to Haiti

Among these places devastated by the 2010 Haiti earthquake is Les Cayes, a poor, forgotten area that didn’t receive medical care until a surgical mission from here found its way there on Memorial Day weekend.  More...

Lifestyles

Couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

In the 1930s, Charles deLaunders’ “Pacific Paradise” radio program began. More...

‘Flurries’... with a sunny disposition

I t’s not too often one hears the word “flurry” and associates it with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The SubZero All Star Flurries, however, are melting hearts everywhere, and when together, proving they can weather any storm.  More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

Lego Club More...

Business

Brothers of Mercy olive product line expands

Like most foundations, the Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation in Clarence has utilized many familiar fundraising techniques, from direct mail campaigns to special events. More...

Summer Theater season begins with Glenn Colton

Glenn Colton returns to kick off the first performance of the season at Eastern Hills Mall’s Children’s Summer Theater at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at its new location in the food court. More...

INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY

Marsha Brauer, Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union manager and CEO, recently accepted three awards from the Credit Union Association of New York in Lake Placid. More...


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