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June 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WINGS AND WHEELS

— Jessie Carney looks on as Flora Leamer makes adjustments Thursday to the Garden Friends of Clarence entry for Bikes in Bloom in Clarence Center. More...

Editorials

You know you’re from Clarence when...

Bee Editorial

We’ve all seen the lists — you know you’re from Chicago when you walk with a lean due to wind resistance; you know you’re from New York City when you think Central Park is “nature.” More...

Spindle items

TECH CAMP — “Geek Squad Summer Academ y,” part of Computers For Children’s weeklong TechMASTERS Camp at Erie County Community College’s North Campus, is holding registration.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 30, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Males reported throwing eggs, potato salad

Saturday, June 16  A motorist reported a suspicious person at Dave Smith Ford during the early morning hours. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It is disgraceful the way Chris Collins has treated the voters of the upcoming Republican primary by not engaging his opponent in any kind of debate or discussion on important issues facing our country. More...

Education

Buffalo Homeschoolers celebrates Envirothon win

Buffalo Homeschoolers earned its second Erie County Envirothon win and placed seventh out of 48 teams in the New York State competition.  The team consists of Amherst and Clarence residents.  More...

On the Campus

Lindsay Murphy of Clarence has been selected for inclusion on the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring semester at St. Lawrence University. Murphy graduated from Clarence High School.   More...

Clarence High School Graduation 2012

Members of the Clarence High School Senior Chorale/Treble Chorus sing the National Anthem during commencement. More...

Lifestyles

Get your grill on

Western New Yorkers tell how to throw the perfect summer barbecue

From the guest list to the side dishes, right down to the fundamental issue of charcoal versus propane, there are so many details of the backyard barbecue that can be tweaked to perfection.  Around Western New York, there are many grill-masters More...

Tri-Five Car Show slated for July 1

The 37th annual Tri-Five Car Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St., Clarence, next to Antique World. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Association for Research of Childhood Cancer. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Family Games at Day in the Park  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 28  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...

Walking Tours

thurs. 28  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park; Free. More...

Festivals

fri. 29   More...

Collins wins primary

Chris Collins has won the Republican primary for the 27th Congressional District, which includes Clarence. Unofficial results show him with 59 percent of the votes and his opponent, David Bellavia, with 41 percent. More...

IDA discusses potential project in Hollow

Joseph David of Niagara Assets Management LLC announced plans to redevelop properties at 10681 and 10687 Main St. during the Clarence Industrial Development Agency meeting on June 21.  More...

Top students prepare for future

Stephanie Kong was surprised when she learned she was the salutatorian for Clarence High School’s class of 2012. She had never pictured herself in that role.  More...

Concert Association to host annual summer series

The Clarence Concert Association has been around for more than 54 years, and once again it will perform for residents from various places in Western New York who love summer evenings filled with music.  With several performances under an outdoor More...

Local News

Clarence Center resident accused of fraud

Samantha J. Batt, 21, of Clarence Center, was arrested by New York State Police in Lockport on Thursday and charged with falsifying business records in the first degree, a class E felony, and petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor.  More...

Community News

East Hill Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from nonprofit 501c3 organizations that serve the Western New York area. The application deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. More...

Woman facing drug charges after vehicle ends up in ditch

Erie County sheriff’s road patrols arrested a Buffalo woman and charged her with driving while ability impaired by drugs on June 20 in the Town of Newstead.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Senior Center is well-run entity

As the office manager at the Clarence Senior Center, I am offended and disheartened by the recent letter in which two CSC Board members submitted accusatory comments.  More...

Members satisfied with Senior Center

I have been a member of the Clarence Senior Center for a number of years and have no complaints about the center, its staff, or board of directors who all work so hard and diligently to keep the operation going. More...

Drivers’ actions are commendable

On June 19, I witnessed an accident at Roll and Transit roads. Two cars collided with a great deal of force with the strong possibility of injury to one or both drivers. More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Duerr, former educator, principal

Robert J. Duerr, 94, of Clarence, died Thursday, June 14, 2012.  A native of Buffalo, Mr. Duerr graduated from Indiana University in 1941 and taught physical education at School 84 in Buffalo. More...

Gertrude H. Hamann Doane, Bible club leader, UB employee

Gertrude Helena Hamann Doane, 99, of Bedford, Va., formerly of Clarence, died Saturday, June 16, 2012.  Mrs. More...

Death Notice

YOUNG, Jeanette A. “Jean” (nee Memmer), of Clarence, died Sunday, June 17, 2012. Mrs. Young is survived by one son, A. Phillip Jr.; one daughter, Linda Beardi; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Summer camps to offer options for area athletes

Young basketball players, soccer players, lacrosse players, wrestlers and cheerleaders looking to improve their skills in their respective arenas of choice will have plenty of options once the school year ends.  Basketball  More...

Lamm Post’s streak reaches 13 games

Lamm Post Baseball kept its impressive winning streak alive last week with a couple of convincing league wins over Dolan Post, 11-5, June 18 and Brounschidle Post, 12-2, Wednesday.  Lamm Post (18-2) trailed Brounschidle Post, 3-2, in the fifth i More...

Inferno soccer wins Odenbach Cup

Youth sports

The Clarence Inferno Orange boys U10 soccer team won its division at the recently-held Odenbach Cup Tournament.  The Inferno began the tournament by beating Lancaster-Depew behind a strong team effort. More...

Business

Farmers Market is a place to learn

When we think of education, we generally envision community school buildings or college campuses. We might think of online courses or even reading for personal growth. That being said, have you thought of education and your local Farmers Market? More...

Immediate Care secures Joint Commission Accreditation

Western New York Immediate Care centers have joined the ranks of urgent care providers nationwide that have received accreditation from The Joint Commission and are allowed to display its gold seal of approval.  More...

Kollig acting as media relations assistant for Federal Reserve

Eric Kollig, a 2004 Clarence High School graduate, has joined the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System as a media relations assistant in the Public Affairs Office in Washington, D.C.  More...


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