Weekly Feature



October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Town, fire companies reach LOSAP settlement with EEOC

The Town of Clarence and the Clarence Fire Protection District and Harris Hill, East Amherst and Swormville fire companies will pay $441,740 to settle a class age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. More...

Editorials

National Newspaper Week lasts all year

The first full week in October is designated as National Newspaper Week, reaffirming the cold, hard fact that the print media is still the most trusted source of local news in the United States.  More...

Spindle items

SEASONAL SPORTS — The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence is hosting a number of activities throughout the season, as the photo of giant pumpkins on page three illustrates.  It will be the site of the Pumpkin  Olympics on the holiday weeke More...

Police Blotter

Man tries to pass off ground aspirin as cocaine

Saturday, Sept. 24   Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 20-year-old man from Buffalo after a traffic stop on Wehrle Drive. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Anyone blaming the school for Jamey Rodemeyer’s death is a fool. You can only blame the kids who were directly involved. It’s not the parents’ fault or principal’s fault. It’s the three boys who were directly involved. More...

Obituaries

Thomas J. Pritchard, Clarence Little League co-founder

Thomas J. Pritchard, 90, of Clarence, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.  Mr. Pritchard was born in Utica and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.  More...

Death Notice

SMITH, Robert R. “Bob,” of Clarence, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. Mr. Smith is survived by one son, Robert J.; one daughter, Judy Colosimo; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, Michael. More...

Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of implantable pacemaker

Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of the implantable pacemaker, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.  Mr. Greatbatch, who was born in 1919, grew up in West Seneca and attended Winchester Elementary. More...

Lifestyles

Chinese auction planned for Oct. 12

Women Interested in Cystic Health will present a Chinese auction to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road, Clarence. The auction begins at 11 a.m. and the luncheon at noon. More...

Healthy snacks, happy future

School snack bar offers nutritious alternatives

What do you get when you mix a wellness committee and a pro-active school district with a recipe for a nutritious cookie? More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

NY 14031 Place, Clarence, 3 Town or to register For more information for an event call 741- 2650 HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday Story Time Programs More...

Business

Dressbarn encourages women to take the ‘Pink Pledge’

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dressbarn announces a monthlong program aimed at getting more than one-quarter million women to take its “Pink Pledge” to combat breast cancer.  More...

Curves will waive joining fee in October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Curves continues to work to raise awareness in women about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and treatment.  More...

Events

NAWBO to host small business meeting   More...

Chinese auction benefits cystic health

Women Interested in Cystic Health will hold a Chinese auction on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road, Clarence. The auction begins at 11 a.m. and lunch beings at noon. For information, call 634-5455. More...

Consideration of ice rink still in early stages

The progress of a Clarence ice rink proposal was the subject of questions during the Sept. 28 Clarence Town Board meeting.  More...

Fire district holding vote on construction project

Clarence Fire District 1 will hold a referendum at a special election beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 10355 Main St. Polls will stay open until 9 p.m. or later to allow voters then present to cast their ballots.  More...

Rotary club assists Gerard Place

Each year, the Eastern Hills Sunrise Rotary Club, based in Clarence, selects one or more organizations to support.  This year’s pick was Gerard Place, an organization in Buffalo that offers transitional housing for homeless, single-parent More...

Local News

Annual Apple Festival planned at Clarence UMC

Clarence United Methodist Church will hold its 27th annual Apple Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Center festivities slated for weekend

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association is planning its third annual OctobercenterFest. The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Haunted Hollow to return, donations support hospital

The ghoulish confines of the Haunted Hollow return with “family friendly fright” this Halloween, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Eighth-graders have exceptional skills

The Bee News editorial on Sept. More...

Don’t scuttle athletic policy

I read with interest the article and editorial in last week’s Bee on the new selection classification policy implemented by the Clarence School Board this fall.  More...

Fire companies not politically affiliated

In the past two weeks, comments have been published in The Bee Heard that were disturbing with regard to the volunteer fire companies in our town.  More...

Education

Montante named to Canisius board

The Canisius College Board of Trustees has appointed Michael J. Montante of Clarence to its 32-member board. Montante will serve a three-year term, which began July 1.  Montante is vice president of Uniland Development. More...

On the Campus

Adam Singh of Clarence High School has graduated from Cornell University’s Summer College program.   More...

Sports

Travel soccer registration moves to web

Registration for the Clarence Soccer Club’s U10 travel teams (boys and girls) for the 2012 season will now be held exclusively online at www.clarencesoccer.org, and closes Sunday, Oct. 16. More...

Girls swim team cruises to pair of victories

Clarence’s girls swimming team put its dominance on display last week, cruising to victory over both Frontier and Jamestown to stay unbeaten on the season.  More...

Boys volleyball beats North, falls to state-ranked Frontier

Clarence’s boys volleyball team earned a split in its two league appearances last week, defeating North but falling to the state’s second-ranked Class A team, Frontier.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 6   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, Oct. More...

Theater

thurs. 6   More...

Special Events

thurs. 6   UNYTS Anniversary Dinner — Join Upstate New York Transplant Services for their 30th anniversary celebration, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at Kleinhans Music hall’s Mary Seaton Room, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. More...


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