Weekly Feature



September 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pick a pumpkin

April Kozak of Clarence Center, right, looks at pumpkins Sunday with daughters, Haley, 8, and Abby, 1, at the Great Pumpkin Farm at 11199 Main St. More...

Editorials

If disaster hits, you’d better be prepared — here’s how

Bee Editorial

Willingness to help is a trait that epitomizes the people of Clarence. Residents tend to go out of their way to ensure that neighbors are taken care of and the needs of others are being met.  More...

Spindle items

FREEDOM TO READ — It’s the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, established to celebrate freedom of expression and access to the written word. The 2012 dates are Sept. 30 through Oct. 6. “Banned Books More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1887   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.In February, there was a house fire on Hunting Valley Road. Here it is six months later, and the burned out shell still stands, as neighbors are wondering why the town doesn’t give us an explanation. More...

Sports

Pool records fall in girls swimming opener

Clarence’s girls swimming team opened its 2012 season with record-breaking performance by way of its 119-64 win at Lancaster on Sept. 18.  More...

Men’s hoops community ed ‘class’ forming

The Williamsville School District’s Community Education program will be holding a basketball for men over 25 “class” at Mill Middle School, 505 Mill St., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 3, with no class on Oct. 31. More...

Boys golf team claims year’s fourth victory; Saenger’s win paces Lady Red Devil harriers

Roundup

Golf  Clarence’s boys golf team picked up its third and fourth victories of the season last week, with the Red Devils ending Williamsville East’s undefeated streak with a 302-316 victory Wednesday at Brookfield Country Club.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Kiwanis Club to meet at Helen’s Kitchen   The Clarence Kiwanis Club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Helen’s Kitchen in the Main/Transit Plaza. Those interested in learning about Kiwanis should join the group at 8:15 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 27  Rustling the Leaves — Reading and book signing with Joyce Kessel and Jimmie Gilliam, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St., Buffalo. 837-8554, www.tleavesbooks.com   More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 27  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Potential Planning Board members sought for future

While there are currently no openings on the Clarence Planning Board, Chairman Al Schultz and Town Supervisor David Hartzell say it would be helpful to have several qualified candidates lined up if a position becomes available.  Schultz said the More...

Fall Fest to be held Friday

Clarence Center

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association is holding its fourth annual Fall Fest from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Four Corners, the intersection of Goodrich Road and Clarence Center Road, in Clarence Center.  More...

Put Foot Rally takes Clarence natives through southern Africa

Clarence High School graduates Micah and Lucas Kurtz and Trae Roberts were part of the only all-American team to take part in the Put Foot Rally in Africa.  Micah said Put Foot is a social rally where teams from all over the world navigate throu More...

Local News

Burstein urges vaccination as flu season approaches

Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Community News

Western New York Independent Living Inc. will hold its fourth annual Cruisin’ Night Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. More...

Chamber holding its second Women in Business Conference

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Women in Business Conference will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence. More...

Police Blotter

Police let locked-in woman out of store

Saturday, Sept. 15  • Deputies responded to the Tree Haven Motel on Main Street, for a report of a male who was climbing in a window. The male fled the area. More...

Education

On the Campus

Adam Server, son of Margaret and Gary Server of Clarence Center, was recently honored in the white coat ceremony at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. More...

Memory projects bond youth across nations

The Memory Project is a unique initiative whereby student artists create portraits, either by drawing or painting, for children around the world who have been neglected, orphaned or disadvantaged. More...

Be aware of the season

Clarence Conservation Advisory Council

Well, it happens every year. The point when we have to give in to summer and start to prepare for the winter season. I know it’s not a fun thought, but it is what it is. Winter’s coming. More...

Lifestyles

Karaoke crooners

Residents share why they enjoy the popular sing-along machines

Some people are able to hit every high and low note and stay in tune while singing a song.  Others, not so much.  But for those who have the courage to stand up in front of people at a bar, restaurant or party and sing their favorites tunes More...

Fall Fest planned in the Four Corners

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association is planning its fourth annual Fall Fest from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Four Corners, at the intersection of Goodrich and Clarence Center roads. More...

Clarence Public Library

Story Programs  Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29. Registration begins Oct. 1. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Business

Bonard’s serves community with flavorful products

For the past 17 years, Bonard’s has made a name for itself in selling flavored cocoa items to customers across Western New York.  The business is currently expanding its product line and seeking to change its name to Applewood Hollow.  More...

Experience autumn at the farmers market

A utumn is officially here, and the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market greeted the first day of autumn with our annual Farm and Tractor Day, which was a huge success. More...

Barre Centric offers ballet-inspired workout

Rachael Hughes and Giavana de Zitter, both 2006 graduates of Clarence High School, have opened Barre Centric, a barre fitness studio designed to offer a fun, effective workout for women of any age.  The business is located at 8075 Main St., Clar More...


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