Weekly Feature



July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

New devices will help fire company treat pets

Clarence Center Fire Company now has three oxygen masks for pets after a resident suggested Invisible Fence’s Project Breathe. More...

Editorials

Homebuyers should research every aspect of purchase

Bee Editorial

When individuals are looking for a home to buy, they likely view the structure inside and out, but do they look at the businesses and homes around it?  It’s important for individuals to review what is going on in the neighborhood because t More...

Spindle items

ROAD TRIP — This week’s lifestyle feature offers ideas for those wishing for nearby vacation or “staycation” options.  My family went on a staycation of sorts this weekend, and I’d add our destinations — Alleg More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 21, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Two said to have swiped silver spoon

Saturday, July 7  A resident of Mill Creek Drive reported that someone smashed out the window on her van and took her purse, which she had left inside the vehicle. Property was also stolen from the rear patio of the residence. More...

Obituaries

Earl Miller, business owner, farmer

Earl Miller, 69, of Clarence, died Monday, July 2, 2012.  Mr. Miller was born in Kitchener, Ontario, and attended Clarence High School.  He was the proprietor of the Earl R. More...

Collin M. Young, popular waiter

Collin M. Young, 19, of Hanson, Mass., died Sunday, July 1, 2012.  Mr. Young attended Whitman Hanson High School and was employed at Pogo’s Restaurant, where he was a favorite server of many.  More...

Sports

Softball’s success leads to Team of the Year honors

The bigger the stage Clarence’s softball team played on this spring, the better the Lady Devils played — all the way through the Class AA state championship game.  More...

Murphy named Coach of the Year

When Jessie Murphy took over the reigns for Clarence’s varsity field hockey team in 2004, she brought with her a philosophy of not just being the varsity coach, but of fostering a program-wide sense of unity and continuity that helped bring the More...

Cardinals win Sunday League’s 13U baseball championship

The Clarence Cardinals travel baseball team recently won the 2012 13U Sunday League championship by rallying from a 4-0 deficit to defeat EMW, 12-9, in the title game.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Farmers Market open on Saturdays   Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 10717 Main St., east of Ransom Road. For more information, visit www.clarencefarm ersmarket.com or www.face book.com/ clarencehollowfm. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19   More...

Special Events

thurs. 19  Science Cafe: The Gross Edition — Adult-only evening features presentations by “grossologists,” cash bar and Grossology exhibit, 6 p.m. More...

Performance

fri. 20-sun. 22  The Marble Orchard — The award-winning Marble Orchard series is a short, evocative and well-researched piece of historical theater. Performances: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. More...

Multifamily projects await further scrutiny

Two requests for multifamily housing were tabled by the Clarence Town Board during its July 11 meeting.  A public hearing is scheduled for 7:50 p.m. More...

Rain, rain, come our way

According to the National Weather Service, this has been the driest year in more than three decades.  David Zaff, a science operations officer with the NWS, said that since Jan. More...

Local News

CASA provides a voice for children

A court-appointed special advocate may be the only constant in the life of a child navigating the child welfare system, said Jodi Johnson. More...

Courier Express reunites for last time

Walking into the 30th annual Courier Express anniversary picnic, one would likely feel more like they had stumbled upon a family reunion than a group of people who once shared an office.  More...

Texting ban, one year later

During the past year, law enforcement officials in New York State have issued 20,958 tickets for texting while driving, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Visit pool before summer ends

The Clarence town pool provides a wonderful way for our community residents to enjoy the summer and beat the heat. I am amazed to see so many people of all ages make the town pool a destination to swim, play and socialize with their friends.  More...

Columns have right-wing bias

Thanks to David Devereux for his fine letter on July 11 about the Affordable Care Act, which points out that he, like many Bee readers, is tired of David Sherman’s biased, right-wing, conservative rhetoric. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.In response to the message about the two beagles, perhaps the writer should be even more annoyed that two other dogs on Shimerville Road just killed beautiful peacocks, and a white mangy dog runs loose daily defecating on all the neighbors’ la More...

Education

Middle school teacher receives echo Site-Specific Installation Award at 2012 art fair

The second annual echo Art Fair was held July 7 and 8 at the Larkin Center of Commerce in Buffalo, displaying works of many local artists, including those of Clarence Middle School art teacher Marissa Lehner.  Lehner was one of five artists to r More...

Reimbursement available for firefighters

Student firefighters in Erie County can get a little help paying for college tuition now.  More...

On the Campus

Elisabeth Jaeger has been named to the dean’s list at Waynesburg University for the spring 2012 term. She is a graduate of Clarence High School.   More...

Lifestyles

Vacation ideas in a weekend and on a budget

If you are looking to get away this summer with a partner, friend or the whole family, but money and time are precious commodities, don’t fret. More...

Wells-DePriest

Wanda and Eric Wells of Albion announce the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Wells, to Keaton DePriest, son of Kim DePriest and Roger and Jan DePriest, all of Cheektowaga.  More...

Mosher- Drews

Laura and David Mosher of Clarence Center announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Mosher, to David Drews, son of Christine and Mark Drews of Lancaster.  Miss Mosher graduated from Clarence High School in 2005 and Geneseo State College More...

Business

Judy’s Pair-A-Dice Tours cultivates family feel

Those who travel with Judy’s Pair-A-Dice Tours Inc. can snack on homemade cookies, listen to jokes, and sing along with “That’s Amore” and the business’s theme song.  More...

New York International Style increases inventory

Accessorizing the bride

Karen Caruso loves helping soon-to-be brides find the perfect accessory to highlight their beauty.  That’s why she decided to dedicate two rooms to bridal accessories in the upstairs of her bright pink boutique, New York International Sty More...

Nickel City Reptiles to be featured at Children’s Summer Theater

Jeff Musial from Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics, will be at Eastern Hills Mall’s Children’s Summer Theater starting promptly at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, in the Center Court Commons in front of Macy’s.  More...


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