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August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Town takes steps to protect ‘prime’ ash trees

The Town of Clarence is working to preserve some of its ash trees.  An injection system was purchased last year to safeguard a number of the specimen trees in the parks from the emerald ash borer.  More...

Editorials

Spindle items

LETTING PEOPLE ‘BEE HEARD’ — The Bee Heard column is a controversial feature of The Clarence Bee. It’s not uncommon to get calls asking why we run these items at all. More...

There’s an American car parked in my driveway

I know a man who refused to accept the keys to a rental car because it was a Mitsubishi, on the grounds that the same company had manufactured engines for Japanese fighter planes during World War II. More...

Wanted: more mandate relief from Albany

A s I mentioned in my July column, “A ‘new start’ for New York State,” the 2011 legislative session marked a dramatic turnaround for the state. More...

Education

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On the Campus

Marissa Florio has been named to the dean’s list at Northeastern University for the spring 2011 semester. She is a National Merit scholar and 2010 graduate of Clarence High School, majoring in psychology. More...

On the Campus

Jennifer Koehler, a junior from Clarence, has been named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at St. Bonaventure University.  More...

Lifestyles

Anchors Aweigh

Boat names weigh on owners

“T he hardest thing you will ever do is name a boat; it is actually easier to name a child than a boat,” said Jack Kitrenos. More...

Bee Anniversary

Couple celebrate 50 years

Dorothy and John Love of Clarence celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering of family and friends for a dinner in South Pasadena, Fla., where the couple reside in the winter.  John Love married the former Dorothy Domaracki on Au More...

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Business

Business lets customers get creative

Walk into Creative Essence in Clarence Center, and you’ll have the chance to try weaving, sewing, soapmaking or silk-screen printing.  People can sign up for crafting classes, make a spontaneous visit or purchase a kit of supplies.  T More...

Events

BNI meeting topic focuses on doubling sales   More...

Things are happening in the Hollow

You may have noticed that the green, lush growth (some of it short, some tall and some very tall) that filled the spaces between the pavers along Main Street is no longer green but brown, and in a few short days won’t be there at all.  More...

Councilman changes vote

Fireworks permit granted

Dan Snyder got permission for his Sept. 5 fireworks display request at the Aug. 10 Town Board meeting.  The request failed to receive approval during the July 27 meeting.  More...

Beeman Creek Park officially under town control

After more than a decade of winding through bureaucratic procedures, Beeman Creek Park is now officially a Clarence park.  Erie County Executive Chris Collins made the formal announcement on Thursday. More...

Local News

Katrina’s Angels is resource for those in need

After Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, Clarence resident Cheryl Bystrak was looking for a way to assist victims when she encountered others with the same goal.  More...

County to hold hazardous waste drop-off event

Erie County will host Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Erie Community College’s North Campus.  Attendees are asked to enter via Wehrle Drive. More...

Political hopefuls aim for town seats

In November, candidates in Clarence will vie for the position of supervisor and for one of two Town Board openings. A town justice position and the town clerk slot will also be on the ballot, and the incumbents for those seats are running unopposed. More...

Letters to the Editor

letters to the Editor

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Red Devils deserve praise A big congratulations to the Clarence Red Devils. The 12U baseball team had their highest ever showing at the annual Cooperstown Dream Park tournament two weeks ago. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Religious medals pilfered from unlocked car

Saturday, Aug. 6   A resident of Via Cimato Drive reported that someone had put a large firework in his driveway. More...

Obituaries

William B. Bradford, Laborer’s Union member

William B. Bradford of Williamsville died on Tuesday, July 19, 2011.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

COUSINS, Daniel J. and Donald G., both of Depew and 62, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011. They were professional truck drivers and worked together at the time of their death. Daniel J. More...

Sports

Lifeguards, football scoreboard operator sought

Clarence’s athletics department is currently seeking to fill positions for both lifeguards and the football scoreboard operator for the upcoming school year. The lifeguarding positions are for the girls swimming season (from Aug. More...

Lamm Post baseball holds annual awards banquet

George F. Lamm Post No. 622 recently held its annual baseball awards banquet at the Lamm Post Grove. Lamm Post advanced to the third round of the American Legion District 8 playoffs before losing a 6-5 heartbreaker to Dolan Post. More...

Lou Gehrig U11 baseball plays in Cal Ripken Mid Atlantic Regionals

The Lou Gehrig U11 tournament baseball team, comprised of players from Clarence and Amherst, recently headed to Warrington, Pa., to compete in the Cal Ripken Mid Atlantic Regionals.  The team kicked off the festivities with the annual Mid Atlant More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Clarence Habitat House needs volunteers   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 18   More...

Art

thurs. 18   Art Sense-ations — A tour of the gallery for adults who are blind or partially sighted, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Special Events

thurs. 18   Summer Affair — Annual Hospice Foundation fundraiser featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, live music by Strictly Hip, auctions and raffles, 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...


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