Weekly Feature



June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WALKING THE WALK

— Bob and Pat Blackmore of Clarence Center, members of the Relay for Life “Destroyer Team,” walk the track during the Relay for Life of Akron/Clarence/Newstead held at the Clarence More...

Editorials

UB continues to evolve as a regional gem

Bee Editorial

A s elementary, middle and high school students across Clarence celebrate the end of another school year, it is easy to overlook the presence of the University at Buffalo, which held its commencement exercises more than a month ago.  Yet it is f More...

Spindle items

WINNER — Former Clarence resident Pam MacKinnon, who was featured in an article in the May 9 edition, had her Broadway directing debut, the production of “Clybourne Park,” recognized with a Tony Award for best new play.  Congra More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 23, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Woman complains that neighbor is spying on her

Saturday, June 9 A property dispute on Sawmill Road led to the arrest of a 27-year-old male for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I support an apartment moratorium so that our Planning Department can look and rewrite the zoning codes to allow the town to get things right and to rewrite some of the codes and regulations for apartments. More...

Education

On the Campus

The following students have been named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Geneseo State College: Carly Biondi, Kelsey Machniak, Erika Wagner of Clarence; and Ashley Akin, Rachel Myers and Joseph Wolf of Clarence Center.   More...

Lifestyles

Getting down and dirty

Community gardeners reap what they sow

Grass-roots gardens throughout Western New York are connecting people with plants and hard work with satisfaction.  And as garden clubs, green-thumb gurus and volunteers plug away potting and pruning, a deep-rooted sense of community continues t More...

Clarence Public Library

Story Programs  Toddler Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30 and Aug. 6 for ages 2 and 3. Registration begins June 25. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  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. More...

Business

Children’s Summer Theater returns for ninth season

Giant bubbles, exotic animals, intricate juggling — Eastern Hills Mall’s Children’s Summer Theater will feature these and more at Saturday performances throughout July and August.  The free performances will begin at 11 a.m. More...

Hollow makeover to focus on Spoor’s Hotel

Remember Aug. 4, an important date in the revitalization of Clarence Hollow. On that day, the Clarence Hollow Association will be sponsoring its first-ever Extreme Makeover — Hollow Edition.  More...

Events

Morgan Stanley to hold June 27 career seminar   Morgan Stanley Smith Barney financial advisers will host a career seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the firm’s offices at 50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 800, Buffalo. More...

Bellavia, Collins vying for congressional seat

David Bellavia and Chris Collins will be facing each other in a Republican primary on June 26 as candidates in the newly drawn 27th Congressional District.  Bellavia, who lives in Batavia, is a veteran of the Iraq War and has received the Silve More...

Day in the Park: bringing the community together

Bob Altieri has been helping organize Clarence Day in the Park since 1987. The event has evolved throughout the years, he said. “We believe that every year we make it better,” Altieri said. More...

Senior housing project gets approvals

The Affordable Senior Housing project proposed for 8040 Roll Road got two necessary approvals during the June 13 Clarence Town Board meeting.  The board amended the zoning from commercial and residential single family to restricted business to a More...

Local News

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

— A mural painted by artist Jeff Perdziak was unveiled during the 10th anniversary celebration for the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market on Saturday. More...

New banners give definition to Four Corners’ business center

Banners recently went into place at the Four Corners of Clarence Center. More...

Political News

The Clarence Democratic Family Picnic will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Town Place Park, 5400 Goodrich Road, Clarence. The cost is $20 per person and $35 per family. All active service members will be admitted for free.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Changes damaging to quality of life

As longtime residents of Clarence Center, we are shocked to see how it is being transformed to promote businesses. The trees are being cut back so that signs can be put on the telephone poles to promote business and tourism in Clarence Center.  More...

CSC members should be heard

If you know a senior or expect to be a senior citizen someday, you need to be aware that your taxpayer dollars are being mismanaged and poorly administered, with poor oversight.  Your taxes and dues supporting Senior Center operations are at ris More...

Assembly needs to OK Jilly’s Law

On April 24, Debra Russell Jaeger, sister of slain Jill Russell Cahill, both of whom were City of Tonawanda natives, was the guest speaker at a Niagara Frontier Chapter, NYS Women Inc. meeting.  More...

Sports

Jurek Post Baseball takes third at tourney

Jurek Post Baseball (4-2) placed third at the Amherst Wood Bat Tournament this past weekend, defeating Bath, 9-0, and Corning, 4-1, before getting upset by Greece, 13-7, in a semifinal.  Nathan Rarich (Sweet Home) recorded the victory and combin More...

Miller Tennis Center to host area’s only women’s pro event

Sargent and Collins, LLP, a Williamsville law firm, is once again sponsoring the only women’s professional tennis event ever held in the Buffalo area. More...

BULL-IEVE IT

— Clarence senior Kaitlin McCadden, front row middle, recently signed her national letter of intent to run both cross country and track at the University at Buffalo beginning in the fall. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Fundraiser will support Elly’s Angels   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 21  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park. More...

Special Events

thurs. 21   More...

Garden Tours

fri. 22   More...


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