Weekly Feature



May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence graduate garners multiple Tony nods

Pam MacKinnon has come a long way from the stage of Clarence United Methodist Church. More...

Editorials

Reaction to slur allegations reveals deeper division

A ttention has been focused on modified lacrosse players at Clarence and Sweet Home middle schools for the past two weeks. More...

Spindle items

MAKE A FILM — Squeaky Wheel is now accepting applications from community activist groups and filmmakers for the next round of its “Channels: Stories from the Niagara Frontier” initiative.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 12, 1887   Mr. Benjamin Shisler is taking a course of study at the Clarence Classical School this spring.  During the severe thunder storm on Saturday, lightning struck and killed one of Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Cows stuck in creek get helping hand from deputy

Saturday, April 28   Deputies responded to an accident on Davidson Road. A southbound vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a tree. A 23-year-old male from Clarence was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

KIESEL, Florence B. (nee Milacek), of Clarence Center, died on her birthday, Sunday, April 29, 2012. More...

Sports

UP TO BAT

— Daniel Buckbinder, of the Diamond Backs, minor league, connects with a solid hit during the team’s first game at the Town of Clarence Baseball Association’s Opening Day on Saturda More...

Softball team stays in ECIC I title hunt

Clarence’s chance to avenge its only loss of the year — and fight for at least a share of the regular-season ECIC Division I title — was put on hold by Mother Nature Monday, leaving the Lady Red Devils with an extra week to prepare More...

Victories over Rochester foes among boys lax’s five most recent conquests

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team has faced little resistance during its recent march through the opposition, posting wins in five of its six most recent games to 9-3 overall.  More...

Lifestyles

Moms who make a difference

M others everywhere will be celebrated on Sunday, including three women whose love for their children, both living and dead, has led them into pursuits and causes they might not otherwise have imagined.  Teaching life lessons   More...

Electronics recycling event planned

A free electronics recycling event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, 8550 Main St., Clarence. The items will be collected by Sunnking Electronics Recycling. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Community Service   More...

Business

Chamber on the move; participate in its efforts

I can’t believe we are half-way through the year — we just finish one event and we are on to the next.  More...

Customer happiness is goal at Paula’s Donuts

Paula’s Donuts are hand-cut the old-fashioned way, baked fresh daily — and made with love, according to their packaging. They’re also made with a generous amount of filling, according to owner Paula Huber. More...

Business Briefs

Students from Rock Zone Music Studio in East Amherst will perform from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, on stage near the Apple Store, at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga. Rock Zone offers music lessons for singers and musicians. More...

Budget vote, board election slated for Tuesday

The Clarence Central School District’s budget will be up for a vote on Tuesday, May 15, as will two open positions on the Board of Education and a proposition to purchase nine buses.  More...

NorthGate builds community

Flags from around the world decorate the sanctuary at North- Gate, a church at 5225 Harris Hill Road in Clarence.  More than half of the congregation are college students, some from countries such as Sweden, Nigeria, Tanzania and Germany, accord More...

Local News

Brick, paver purchase to support library program

The opportunity to support the Clarence Library and make a noteworthy gift in honor of a serviceman, a friend, a family member, or to promote a local business is available through the purchase of a brick or paver with an appropriate inscription.  More...

Board opts for more analysis on proposed Spaulding Green extension

A variety of opinions were expressed at the May 2 Planning Board meeting about the proposed extension to the Spaulding Green development in Clarence Center, but there was one area of agreement: It would be different from any other project.  More...

Correction

Lawrence Vito was inadvertently omitted as one of the signers of the letter to the editor headlined “CSC issues need to be addressed” in the May 2 edition of The Clarence Bee.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter does injustice to Senior Center

As a member of the Clarence Senior Center, I felt the remarks made in the recent letter to the Bee were derogatory, misleading and unnecessary. More...

More information on project needed

My husband and I have been outspoken critics of the attempt by the Erie County Department of Public Works to turn a quiet intersection at Greiner and Shimerville roads into a monstrosity worthy of a commercial intersection.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Just pointing out some good stuff by local teens. The donating of their time, hair and often their own cash for Bald for Bucks at Clarence High School recently was nothing shy of awesome. More...

Education

Coggins chosen to be Clarence Center principal

The Clarence Board of Education has approved the appointment of Colleen Coggins as principal of Clarence Center Elementary School, effective July 1. She replaces Neil Burns who retires at the end of June. More...

Photo

Geraldine Kelly and her grandson, Joseph Cercone, both of Clarence, find some used books during the sale on Friday at the Clarence Public Library. More...

New director of special education appointed

The Clarence Board of Education has approved the appointment of MaryEllen Colling as director of special education, effective July 1. Colling is currently serving as the interim director of special education.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 10-sun. 13  Garden of Gems Flower Show — Floral arrangements by Menne Nursery, Thursday, May 10, through Sunday, May 13 at Ben Garelick Jewelers, 5001 Transit Road, Williamsville. 631-1584  fri. 11   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 10  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. More...

Concerts

fri. 11  Consider the Source puts their audiences into a trance, taking those who listen to them in a sort of timeless zone, riding the melodies and funk. Hear them perform 8 p.m. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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