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August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Safety should trump bureaucracy at dangerous crossing

Bee Editorial

A s Erie County and the Town of Clarence announce a new flashing light being installed at County and Strickler roads, we couldn’t be more pleased. We also wonder why it has taken so long.  More...

Spindle items

NOT SO DIFFERENT — I was privileged to attend a prayer service and lunch at the Sikh temple in Clarence Center on Sunday. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 18, 1887   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Supervisor Hartzell shared his vision of the town several weeks ago. We moved to Clarence for those same reasons. However, we now have two new inconsiderate neighbors who permanently store very large motor homes in their driveway. More...

Education

On the campus

Jamie Lee Goff, Derrek Hoffman, Samantha Batt and Samantha Willhauck, all of Clarence, have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Medaille College.   More...

Children’s bookstore sets workshops for teachers

Monkey See, Monkey Do ... More...

Lifestyles

Local duo taking gamble on free poker

Dave Winnert was working construction in Phoenix a few years ago when he came across a poker league unlike anything he had seen back home in West Seneca. More...

Farmers Market open in Hollow

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 10717 Main St., east of Ransom Road. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Events  Healthy Snacks & Eating will be presented by Tops Cooking School at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Chef Grace from Tops Cooking School will demonstrate how to make tasty snacks with nutritious and kid-friendly ingredients. More...

Business

Spoors Hotel makeover a success

Wow, we did it! More...

Karyn Kelly Dance Studio offers family atmosphere for students

In 1963, the Karyn Kelly Dance Center was established in the basement of a small home.  The business, which is now entering its 50th year, has changed and expanded since then, but there is one constant — the dance center remains focused on More...

Clarence Chamber sets after-hours event

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce and the Clarence Hollow Association will hold an after-hours blender from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Flashing light coming at County, Strickler

A flashing traffic signal could be installed by year’s end at the intersection of County and Strickler roads.  “Residents have asked us to reduce the speed limit in this area, and this will essentially do that,” said Councilman More...

Local News

LOTS OF SUDS

— Sophomore Jacob Harwas and senior Leah Farley wash a car on Sunday to raise money for a Clarence High School Chorale trip to Walt Disney World. More...

Sheriff’s Office examines alleged suicide attempt

Man jailed after Clarence Best Buy incident

Following an incident that led to his arrest on Saturday at a Transit Road business, a Williamsville man attempted to commit suicide, according to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.  Undersheriff Mark N. More...

LWV voter registration drive to include Farmers Market

The League of Women Voters is hosting registration drives throughout the area leading up to the November election.  In Clarence, a registration opportunity is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Police Blotter

Tot’s hiding place too good

Saturday, Aug. 4  Deputies responded to a disturbance on Salt Road. A female stated that her ex-boyfriend came over uninvited. An incident report was completed, and the male left.  A burglary was reported at a business on Goodrich Road. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

YODER, Mary B., of Clarence Center, died Monday, July 16, 2012. Born in Monteagle, Tenn., she was a member of the Amherst Church of Christ, where she taught Bible and helped with Vacation Bible School. More...

Sports

Lamm Post 622 baseball holds annual banquet

George F. More...

Baseball team tryout slated

The Niagara Junior Power baseball club will be holding a 16U showcase tryout for the 2013 baseball season at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, on diamond number five at Fairmount Park in Wheatfield. More...

Tri Spot seeking riders for weekend races

Members of Tri Spot Multi-Sports will be competing in the upcoming Centurion Ellicottville cycling events, and are seeking additional community members to join in the fun.  Tri Spot customers can use a special coupon code to register for the eve More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 16   More...

Family Activities

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Theater

thurs. 16  Once On This Island Jr. — Presented by In Good Company Productions. Performance: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Miller Band Shell in Niawanda Park, Tonawanda. Bring a lawn chair.   More...


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