Weekly Feature



June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Parents, not predators, should invade child’s privacy

Bee Editorial

While some may treat the threat of online predation as a distant possibility not likely to affect their family, local incidences of crime are reminders to exercise caution.  West Seneca brothers Timothy and Jason Bek recently received long-term More...

Spindle items

WAY TO GO — I had the opportunity to attend the Clarence Youth Board and Bureau’s Youth Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on May 29.  You’ll find a list of the volunteers on page 9.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 9, 1887   A long-felt want in Clarence Center is about to be supplied. Mr. Geo. Benz of Buffalo has leased the house and shop of Mrs. F. Spew to engage in the business of tinsmith.  Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Man threatens person who told him to change shorts

Saturday, May 26  A resident of Stonebriar Drive reported that someone smashed the window out of her vehicle and stole her purse and photography equipment.  A resident of Old Goodrich Road reported that money and some jewelry were missing f More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.If any intersection needs a traffic light, it would be Greiner and Thompson. It’s hard to make a left turn and it’s dangerous. More...

Education

Middle-schooler named Student of the Year

The Western New York State Association of Family and Consumer Science Educators named Abbey Pfentner, an eighth-grader at Clarence Middle School, as its 2012 Student of the Year at its annual awards banquet on May 17.  More...

On the Campus

Daniel Barron of Clarence was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Clarkson University.  Christine Hook and Paul Kreppel of Clarence were named presidential scholars for the spring 2012 semester at Clarkson University.& More...

WALL OF FAME

— Recipients of the Clarence High School 2012 Wall of Fame awards gather during the induction ceremony held at the school on Monday. More...

Lifestyles

Walking the line

Residents share well-wishes, concerns for high-wire walker

Most people wouldn’t risk their lives walking 1,800 feet on a 2-inch-in-diameter steel cable, strung directly over the Niagara Falls. But 33-year-old Nik Wallenda isn’t like most people, so on June 15, he will do just that.  More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Senior Center at 633-5138 for more information or to sign up for any activities. Additional information is also available at clarenceseniorcenter.org.  Every Week  More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Clown Classes  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Pork, Plants & Plenty to be held at church   Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., at the corner of Main Street and Harris Hill Road, will host a Pork, Plants & Plenty Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 9. More...

Business

Horsewarz opens at Brookfield Farms

Horsewarz, an equestrian convenience store, has opened at Brookfield Farms Equestrian Center.  Independently owned and operated by Marilyn and Larry Singer, Horsewarz offers products for everyday needs, such as hoof picks, fly spray, bell boots, More...

Children’s bookstore receives award

Monkey See, Monkey Do … Children’s Bookstore in Clarence is the winner of the 2012 Women’s National Book Association Pannell Award.  More...

Spruce Meadow Farm holding horse show, benefit

Spruce Meadow Farm is hosting a horse show and basket raffle from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Turning 10 — Farmers Market celebrates anniversary

It’s been a decade since the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market became a reality.  The 10-year anniversary is being marked by a celebration and mural unveiling on Saturday, June 16, at 10717 Main St.  More...

Special athletes to show their prowess

Are you ready for the torch run? The opening ceremonies? The cheering crowds?  Buffalo is gearing up to welcome the Olympic games — Special Olympics New York — which will be held in this area for the first time in 10 years.  More...

Local News

Two vying for county’s top fiscal post

PR professional challenging county’s interim comptroller

The race for Erie County comptroller kicked off recently with two individuals announcing their candidacies for the position.  More...

Man charged with DWI after vehicle strikes building

An Amherst resident was charged with driving while intoxicated after his vehicle struck a building in Clarence, according to information from the New York State Police.  Trooper Jamie Gonsowski received a report of a property damage accident at More...

Sheriff’s Office meets with residents

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office conducted its third Town Hall meeting on Monday in Clarence. The meetings have also been held in Buffalo and Grand Island and will take place in the other towns with sheriff substations in the future.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Residents not just afraid of change

I feel I must respond to the “Bee Heard” caller who has leveled an accusation of being “narrow minded and afraid of change.”  More...

Memorial Day support appreciated

American Legion Post 838 would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported our town’s 92nd Memorial Day celebration.  More...

Parade was special, memorable activity

What a wonderful day to honor our veterans and to see the view from the marching side of the parade. How special it was to see old friends and neighbors along the parade route, and yes, I even left the route to kiss a baby. More...

Obituaries

Bernice M. Wolf, organist

Bernice M. Wolf (nee Popper), 89, of Amherst, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012.  Mrs. More...

Alice Kryzan, political candidate

Alice Kryzan Berger, 63, an environmental attorney and political candidate, died of cancer on Saturday, June 2, 2012, in her Amherst home.  Mrs. Kryzan was born in Youngstown, Ohio, one of two children of Carolyn and Judge Frank X. More...

Margaret H. Lanz, retired educator

Margaret H. “Peggy” Lanz (nee Round), 86, of Clarence, formerly of North Buffalo, died Saturday, May 26, 2012.  Mrs. More...

Sports

Harris’ homers help softball team claim title

Sophomore Moriah Harris’ affinity for blasting the ball deep Saturday helped Clarence’s softball team claim its third Section VI Class AA title in five years — and fifth since 2000 — as the Lady Red Devils knocked off Niagara More...

Girls track claims five sectional titles

Clarence’s girls track team will be well represented at this weekend’s upcoming state championships in Syracuse after the Lady Red Devils earned four individual event titles to go along with a relay victory at the annual Section VI Champi More...

Baseball squad drops rubber match with Lancaster

After playing Lancaster to a pair of close decisions in the regular season, Clarence baseball coach Dave Smith knew that May 29’s Section VI Class AA semifinal was going to be as far a cry from a “gimme” as there could possibly be.& More...

Entertainment

Theater

tues. 7  Memphis — The 2010 Tony Award Winner for “Best Musical.” Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7; 8 p.m. Friday, June 8; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9; and 2 and 7 p.m. More...

Theatre PREVIEW

Shakespeare in Delaware Park presents Richard III   More...

Concerts

thurs. 7   More...


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