Weekly Feature



July 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Poloncarz: fiscal challenges lie ahead

Halfway through 2012, Erie County Executive Mark C. More...

Editorials

Texting ban, one year later

Bee Editorial

Policies and procedures aren’t put into place until someone does something wrong. More...

Spindle items

SPEAKING OF A MORATORIUM — A public hearing on the subject of multifamily zoning in the town is scheduled for 7:50 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 28, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Intoxicated man, chair removed from roadway

Saturday, July 14 Deputies responded to Clarence Church of Christ on Old Goodrich Road for a report of vandalism. Someone spray painted vulgar images and words on a shed and a picnic table. A meter reader was bitten by a pit bull on Cameron Drive. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. I am very concerned about the number of accidents that senior citizens seem to be having hitting restaurants and going the wrong way. More...

Education

On the Campus

Oswego State College has awarded $2,000 merit awards to the following Clarence High School graduates: Nicholas Prefontaine, Brandon Lang and Jessica Machniak.   More...

Sports

Tori Nappo named Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year

Not every athlete who experiences success is a leader, but ask anyone in Clarence about recent graduate Tori Nappo, and one of the first words that come off their lips is just that: leader.  More...

Pizza party set for new Swim Club coach

Tom Steuer will be welcomed into his new role as the head coach of the Clarence Swim Club through a pizza party at 7 p.m. Monday, July 30, at Pauly’s Pizza, 9980 Main St. More...

THE FIRST

— Clarence graduate and Williamsville resident Alicia Dolata was recently awarded the inaugural Thomas Bazinet Softball Award and Scholarship from the Clarence Girls Softball League. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Irish Night planned at Asa Ransom House   More...

Business

Yellow Jaguar reopens, will be featuring live music on weekends

After being closed for more than a decade, the Yellow Jaguar nightclub reopened in December with the help of new owners and management.  The business is connected to the Super 8 Hotel, located at 7200 Transit Road, near Main Street, Amherst.&nbs More...

Chalk Art Festival will showcase creativity

Come one and all for fun, prizes, local fruits, baked goods, vegetables and other delights at the fourth annual William Jobling Memorial Chalk Art Festival at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market. Join your friends and neighbors from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Events

East Hill to accept grant applications from nonprofits   More...

Makeover

Historic site on Main Street to receive fresh look

A Clarence Hollow property will be getting a facelift on Aug. 4, and the community is invited to help. More...

Church celebrates 75 years

First pastor founded what’s now The Clarence Bee

Rev. Herman C. Beers was the first pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church of Akron, then known as Fundamental Baptist Church of Newstead. He was also the founder of what became The Clarence Bee. More...

Local News

Horizons Home Show coming to Clarence

The 2012 Horizons On-Site Home Show, sponsored by the Buffalo Niagara Builders Association, will run from Saturday, Aug. 4, through Sunday, Aug. More...

Search and Rescue team celebrates anniversary, seeks members

When law enforcement agencies and forest rangers need help finding missing, lost or injured persons in Western New York — and beyond — they know they can count on the trained personnel from the Niagara Frontier Search and Rescue Team.&nbs More...

CHOO-CHOO

— Amanda Foster, Clarence resident and parishioner at St. Mary’s Church in Swormville, rides the Rio Grande “Old Timer” train with her son, Corbin, 2, during St. More...

Letters to the Editor

Grass roots efforts proven successful

Congratulations to David Sherman on his July 11 column “Watering Your Lawn is Similar to Running a Political Campaign.” He is right on target. More...

Members should retain voting rights

At the annual member meeting of the Senior Center board of directors, members were informed their voting right to elect board members was rescinded by the board of directors. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Edward F. Herberger, missionary

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for the Rev. Edward F. Herberger at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at St. Mary’s Church, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville. Rev. Herberger, 79, formerly of Swormville, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012. More...

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. Miller Plumbing and Heating Co. More...

Katherine Ann Webster, mother

Katherine Ann Webster, 88, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Williamsville and Clarence, died Monday, May 21, 2012.  Mrs. Webster was born in Buffalo and graduated from Masten Park High School. More...

Lifestyles

Give them a hand

Puppeteers create life, preserve storytelling

It starts with an inanimate object. Maybe a sock or a few scrap pieces of fabric sewn together. Or perhaps some fur. More...

Couple united in Louisiana

Ashley Mistretta married Ryan Jarosz during an evening ceremony on Friday, May 25, 2012, at St. James Church in St. James, La. The Rev. Chris Decker officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Claudia and Stephen Mistretta of St. James. More...

Pair celebrate 50th anniversary

Patricia and Frank S. Gengo Jr. of Clarence Center celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a papal blessing at a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Church in Swormville. The Rev. Robert M. More...


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