Weekly Feature



May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Father, son visit war memorial through Honor Flight Buffalo

When Norm Naab Sr. traveled to Washington, D.C., on May 5, he was greeted with spontaneous applause and handshakes — as were his traveling companions, veterans taking part in a visit to the World War II memorial through Honor Flight Buffalo. More...

Editorials

Armed Forces Day deserves recognition, too

Bee Editorial

Pop quiz: What is the difference between Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Armed Forces Day?  More...

Spindle items

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — An American Cancer Society Relay For Life will be held from 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, until 6 a.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 19, 1887   Clarence can now boast of as good a milk station as any on the line.  Mr. Frank Bivens has bought a fine three-year-old colt of Mr. More...

Police Blotter

‘Personalized M&Ms’ allegedly shoplifted

Saturday, May 5   A suspicious vehicle was reported at the high school on Main Street. It was a custodian leaving the building after work.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Erie County legislators should take immediate action to address the issue of the use and abuse of alcoholic beverages. More...

Education

On the Campus

The following students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement at Buffalo State College’s 55th annual Honors Convocation: Henrietta Brauer, Ross Castellani, Lydia Merlo, Kristina Murray, Abigail Spoth and Brittany Vesper of Clarenc More...

READ, READ, READ

— St. Mary's School students celebrate Children's Book Week with a Pajama Party on Monday, May 7. More...

Mock Trial team wins regionals

The Clarence High School Mock Trial team became the Western Regional champions this weekend after three successive victories on Saturday.  Three weeks ago, the Clarence Mock Trial team won the Erie County Championship. More...

Lifestyles

Skates, sleds and sacrifice

War veterans play hockey to heal

Jeff Gramlich and Dan Ohar have both served in the military.  The wars they fought may have been waged during different eras, but the two veterans have had the opportunity to find camaraderie once more, this time on the ice.  Both men are m More...

Bikes in Bloom effort open for registration

ResidentsofClarenceCenterare invitedtoparticipateinthe Bikes in Bloom initiative. Anyone who wishes to participate can decorate a bicycle and place it in their yard. Those who apply for inclusion by May 18 will have their spot included on a map. More...

PERSONAL MARATHON

— Steve Diver ran his own marathon, 26.2 miles, in Clarence, calling it the “Run to Remember” in memory of his late wife, Joan Diver. More...

Business

Get involved with the Hollow Association

A s the president of the Hollow Association, I need you to know that I am doing everything I can to organize and make improvements in the Hollow. More...

Ram promoted to VP and chief medical officer

HealthNow New York Inc., doing business as BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York, promoted Dr. More...

Bylewski acknowledged by federal court with ‘Trailblazer Award’

Attorney Scott A. Bylewski was presented with the “Trailblazer Award” by Judge Dennis Jacobs of the U.S. More...

School budget approved

  The 2012-13 budget for Clarence Central School District passed by a vote of 1,545 to 715, according to information from the district. Polls closed at 9 p.m. More...

IDA may hire part-time economic development officer

The Clarence Industrial Development Agency is considering hiring an economic development officer.  The position was one topic of discussion when the CIDA met for a special meeting on Thursday.  More...

Transit office park gets permit

A special exception use permit was granted for a proposed office park at 6041 Transit Road, north of Clarence Center Road, during the Town Board meeting on May 9.  More...

Local News

LOOKING GOOD

— Sixth grade Clarence Middle School student Lilley Ahlers, who collected $2510.10 for Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Goin’ Bald for Bucks program and donated her hair to Locks of More...

Schumer: William Street center to stay at least three more years

According to Sen. Charles Schumer, the William Street Processing Center will remain open for at least three years.  More...

Resident objects to county plans for intersection

Kay Adamczak, who lives at the intersection of Shimerville and Greiner roads in Clarence, is unhappy with the level of information available about the reconstruction project now under way there.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Hicks made mistake with team decision

The Clarence School Board and other various school officials quickly circled the wagons and gave cover for Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks’ knee-jerk reaction to suspend the girls lacrosse team.  More...

Thanks for support after accident

Our son, Jason, suffered a serious fall into his empty swimming pool last weekend. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was involved in his speedy medical treatment and recovery.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

PETRIE, Richard T., of Hamlin, N.Y., formerly of Clarence, died Saturday, May 12, 2012. He was a respiratory therapist at Rochester General Hospital and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. Mr.  More...

Sports

Boys lax earns first regular season win over OP

Any boys lacrosse team that plays Orchard Park knows to prepare for the Quakers’ inevitable flurry of dominant play — and yet even with that knowledge, there are only a rare few teams that can withstand the onslaught.  On May 7, Clar More...

GIRL POWER

— The Empire Buffalo U11 girls soccer team finished second in the U11 boys division at the Epic Center in Williamsville over the winter. More...

Fisher soccer’s Rohloff to play exhibition games in Brazil

Alexandra Rohloff knows what it takes to excel on the soccer field.  Beginning this weekend, she’ll have a chance to see how her skills translate at the international level.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 18  Benedict House Gala — Join the folks in their 25th anniversary gala event to benefit this organization that provides housing and support services to individuals living with AIDS, 6 p.m. More...

Literature

thurs. 17  Roberta Rich — Reading and book signing for The Midwife of Venice, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 837-8554, www.tleavesbooks.com   More...

Art

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