Weekly Feature



August 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Labor Day Fair is community staple

Thousands of people are expected at the Clarence Center Labor Day Fair this weekend. More...

Editorials

Parents can help children become safe pedestrians

The Town of Clarence has agreed to return crossing guards to two of the six stations where they served last year.  Harris Hill Elementary School was the location where need was most clearly identified, but there are children at other elementary More...

Spindle items

 WE MIGHT BE UNIQUE — Apparently, it doesn’t take long for new writers at the Bee Group Newspapers to learn that copy editor Beth Hutchinson doesn’t like the word “unique.” Three of our summer interns referenced her opi More...

No buttons, badges or T-shirts for 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

I n less than two weeks, Americans will pause to remember where they were on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Police Blotter

Distracted mother almost runs red light

Saturday, Aug. 20   Sheriff’s deputies responded to Clarence Center Road for a report of a vehicle that struck a tree. A 29-year-old male was charged with driving while intoxicated by drugs and leaving the scene of an accident.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

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.Councilman Kolber said he sponsored and developed the moratorium. This is another election year, I guess. Let the election year games begin.   More...

Lifestyles

Clarence Center Historical Walk set

The Clarence Center Historical Walk will assemble at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Bank of Akron at Clarence Center and Goodrich roads. The tour guide is Erie County historian C.  More...

Lifestyles Living with loss

Parish provides grief support

“I knew I was already grieving, and we were losing the battle,” Vir- ginia Klein said. More...

Bee Weddings Engagements

Lestition-Burke

Eileen B. and Charles A. Lestition of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Eileen Lestition, to Jerome “Rusty” Burke Jr., son of Janet Ullom and Jerome Burke Sr., both of Wheeling, W.Va.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 1   After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Art

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Auditions

tues. 6   More...

Refreshments

Anthony Blatto returns to the lemonade stand in front of his Greiner Road home to refill a pitcher as young entrepreneurs, Heather Blatto, 4, left; Ella Ehrenburg, 7; Jaden Blatto, 7; and Katie Ehren More...

Town OKs return of several crossing guard positions

The town has reinstated positions for two crossing guards and two alternates for the time periods of September through November and March through the end of the 2011-12 school year.  The decision was made during the Aug. More...

Cerza: Wing Fest showcases Buffalo’s fun side

Clarence resident Drew Cerza envisioned establishing a major event when he founded the National Buffalo Wing Festival 10 years ago, but he didn’t foresee how large it would grow.  “I never thought it would have the popularity around More...

Local News

Photo

SHOWING SUPPORT — Alexa Persons, 18, of Clarence, gets her hair cut and shaved by Lindsay at Leon Studio One Saturday on Transit Road in East Amherst. More...

Kohler receiving award from the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

Douglas Kohler of Clarence will receive the Owen B. Augspurger award from the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, which recognizes local historians devoted to the preservation of Erie County’s heritage.   More...

Brothers of Mercy plans offer caregiver series

Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Weiss seeks answers to hard questions

The purpose of this letter is to endorse Joe Weiss for another term as councilman. I have been impressed by Joe’s continued challenge of the dollars dedicated to maintaining the status quo in firehouse budgets. More...

Town supervisor capable, prepared

Monopolies cannot be trusted. They are especially inappropriate and can be dangerous in local government. They can significantly stifle representative government and dictate to residents.  More...

Diligence, fairness will be maintained

On Sept. 13, the Clarence Republican, Conservative and Independence parties will be holding a primary election. I respectfully ask for your vote for these party lines. We are fortunate to live in a town that is the envy of Western New York. More...

Sports

Familiar face to make varsity coaching debut

It might seem as if a new coach will be prowling the sidelines for Clarence’s varsity football team this season, but anyone with ties to the program knows that Mark Layer is the furthest thing from a stranger. More...

Soccer Boosters to host 29th annual Invitational

The Clarence High School Soccer Boosters will host the 29th annual Clarence High School Invitational Soccer Tournament Friday and Saturday, with six other teams vying to take the crown away from the host’s boys and girls squads.  More...

Knights claim Cooperstown tourney title

The Clarence Knights captured the title at the annual Cooperstown “A League of Our Own” Baseball Tournament, held August 15-18 at Doubleday Field. More...

Business

King’s Acupuncture continues to grow

by ANDREA KIMBRIEL  Editor   Once they reach their 50s, some people simply bide their time until retirement, but not Dr. More...

Events

BNTP schedules September meeting   More...

MacSolutions Plus relocates within Eastern Hills Mall

MacSolutions Plus, an Apple specialist store based in West Seneca, opened a new 3,800-square-foot location inside Eastern Hills Mall on Monday.  The new site, now located near the mall’s JC Penney store (across from Dave & Buster&rsquo More...


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