Weekly Feature



June 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Multifamily housing should get careful look

Bee Editorial

The idea of a moratorium on multifamily housing was floated by Councilman Bernard Kolber during a Town Board work session on June 6. More...

Spindle items

OFFER HELP ON THE ‘ROAD TO RECOVERY’ — Road to Recovery, an American Cancer Society service program that provides transportation for cancer patients to treatments and home again, is seeking volunteer drivers across Western New York. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 16, 1887   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The roads of Clarence are in disrepair. Shisler is crumbling, and Shimerville between Wehrle and Main Street is littered with potholes. People drive around these potholes because they create mini ponds whenever we have a significant rainfall.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

EVERS, Debra A. (nee Brem), of Lancaster, died Sunday, June 10, 2012. Mrs. Evers is survived by her husband, Brian J.; three sons, Andrew B., Stephen J. and Jared R; one grandchild; parents, Gerald J. and Ann E. More...

Sports

Softball team wins first state title

An early deficit wasn’t enough to derail Clarence’s softball team from its quest to earn the state championship, as the Lady Red Devils responded with stellar play both in the field and at the plate to defeat Section III’s Cicero-No More...

Peters ends high school golf career with girls state championship

Cat Peters has been the face of Clarence’s girls golf program for its two years of existence — and after her performance in this past weekend’s state tournament, she’ll close out her high school career as the role model for al More...

SIGN ME UP

— Clarence senior Justin Bender, from row middle, recently signed his national letter of intent to run both cross country and track at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester beginning in the fal More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Hockey tournament set for Day in the Park   A street hockey tournament is being planned for Day in the Park on Saturday, June 30, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Committee members, players, referees and volunteers are needed. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 14  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...

Wallenda Walk Events

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Special Events

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Board ponders moratorium on multifamily housing

Members of the Clarence Town Board discussed potential ways to control the development of multifamily housing during a work session on June 6.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Greenprint program could be extended

Clarence Greenprint Program’s 10-year stint, approved by public referendum in 2002, is coming to a close, and a public hearing on a potential 10-year extension is planned for 7:45 p.m. More...

Retiring Stars and Stripes, honoring service

Each year, representatives of American Legion Post 838 in Clarence conduct a service to properly dispose of hundreds of American flags.  And the veterans help to teach young men about honor, respect and the value of freedom.  On Saturday, m More...

Local News

Market celebrating anniversary

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will celebrate its 10th anniversary with the unveiling of “The Market’s Menagerie” mural, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a chicken barbecue at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16.  More...

Time to grab a book: library offering summer reading programs, activities

Young readers will be pushing up the “Cosmic Counter” at the library as they take part in the summer reading program. More...

SEAFOOD CELEBRATION

— Clarence Rotary Club president Joe David and event chair Bill Casilio Jr. take part in the club’s 20th annual Lobsterfest on June 2. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support of 3407 memorial

I would like to thank all those who showed support of our family and the Flight 3407 families by attending the Long Street memorial dedication on June 2.  It was an emotional day for me on many levels: as a wife, homeowner, mother and survivor. More...

Urban deserves Naval Park tribute

I would like to thank David Sherman for his column about hydrofracking. More...

Hydrofracking facts not public enough

I found the column by David Sherman last week about hydrofracking very informative. I always wondered about the chemical makeup of fracking fluid. These chemicals and their harmful effects should be more widely publicized.  More...

Education

District implementing Dignity for All Students Act

The Clarence Board of Education received an update on the requirements of the Dignity for All Students Act, state legislation taking effect on July 1, during its meeting on Monday.  The board heard a description of how the district will implemen More...

Reception to bid principal farewell after 17 years at Clarence Center

Neil Burns has led Clarence Center Elementary School for 17 years as principal.  A dessert reception will celebrate his career as he retires at the end of the month.  The Clarence Center Parent Teacher Organization is planning the event, wh More...

Clarence High School Prom 2012

Janele Noworyta takes a photo of Kara Fischer, left, Megan Lynch and Alyssa Tronolone during Friday’s festivities. More...

Lifestyles

Lessons on the lake

Local youths can set sail this summer

A dventures on the high seas are only a few lessons away this summer for young people in Western New York.  The Buffalo Yacht Club is offering sailing lessons to children of all ages and ability levels.  More...

Pair united at Timberlodge, Arrowhead Golf Course

Corey Winters Switzer married Matthew David Kruss during a late afternoon ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Timberlodge on Arrowhead Golf Course in Akron. More...

Couple celebrate 50 years

Nancy and Jerry Lash of Clarence celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with the renewal of their vows at St. Marks Lutheran Church in Adrian, Pa., accompanied by the original wedding party. More...

Business

Decorating Den provides clients with plethora of options

Clarence franchise celebrates 20 years

Patty Hughes has been helping clients decorate their homes for 20 years as owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Clarence.  Her business, part of the Decorating Den Interiors franchise company, allows her to bring samples to people in the conveni More...

SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

— Clarence High School senior James Willy was awarded the 2012 Louis Nanni Scholarship, given by Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union in honor of former CEO Louis Nanni. More...

Sweet assumes bar presidency

Clarence native Kathleen M. Sweet, a partner at Gibson, McAskill & Crosby, was sworn in as the 106th president of the Bar Association of Erie County at its 125th annual meeting and election on Friday, succeeding Arthur A. More...


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