Weekly Feature



November 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Book offers pictorial history of town

Clarence is now among the towns featured in Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series. The book, “Clarence,” was written by C. Douglas Kohler, Clarence author and Erie County historian, and Julianna L. More...

Editorials

Fire Alarm Office professional, progressive

Bee Editorial

When one considers the march of technology during the past 10 years, it’s difficult to imagine just how far emergency communication has progressed during the last 50.  More...

Spindle items

FAREWELL — It’s been about four and a half years since I became editor of The Clarence Bee, and now it’s time for me to say goodbye.  I will be leaving the Bee this month to move out of state.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 10, 1887   Mr. Aug. Fiegel of Harris Hill is utilizing the surplus stone on his farm to good advantage, and at the same time furnishing plenty of employment for Mr. George Voigt, the expert fence builder.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Romney stance hollow, shrill

In the Oct. 24 and 25 editions of The Bee, I read with interest of the managing editor’s endorsement of Mitt Romney for president.  What I expected next was a full-throated argument to convince me why Romney is the right choice. More...

Thanks for chance to serve town

I would like to thank the residents of Clarence for giving me the opportunity to serve as your town justice the last four years. I hope I have honored the trust you placed in me.  More...

Tree in Arboretum a living remembrance

Although fall is here and most of the leaves are down, the Clarence Arboretum is blooming. More...

Education

AWARENESS

— Nativity of Mary School, located at Main Street and Harris Hill Road in Clarence, hosted a Pink Day for Breast Cancer Aweness Month. More...

On the Campus

Adam Weber of Clarence Center took part in an internship this fall through Oswego State College’s Experience-Based Education program. Weber, a senior business administration major, interned at Oswego’s School Of Business.  More...

Special education organization reaches out to communities

The Williamsville Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association is reaching out to the community with regular meetings and other events to allow the public to learn about the resources it offers.  More...

Lifestyles

Veterans' Voices:

Stories from the Second World War

I magine wondering every time a plane flew over if it belonged to enemy forces and feeling relieved every time you woke up to see another day.  Imagine living in the midst of World War II.  Orchard Park resident Ray Fabiniak enlisted at the More...

Ladies’ night planned at Passport Wine

A ladies’ night holiday shopping event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday Nov. 15, at Passport Wine & Spirits, 8855 Main St., Clarence. More...

Pair honeymoon in Hawaii following country club reception

Elizabeth Hargrave married William D’Angelo during an evening ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Wayside Presbyterian Church. The Rev. More...

Business

Gift shop offers personalized service

At Because, a gift shop located at 9372B Transit Road in the Transit-Casey Plaza in East Amherst, Rosemary Calabrese provides customers with the sort of old-fashioned, personalized service that can be hard to find.  She loves visiting with the p More...

Pro Music Center showcasing songwriters

Musicians have the chance to share their own compositions in Pro Music Performance Center’s “No Covers” concert series.  The series, which features only original songs, has highlighted groups such as Gruvology and the New Buffa More...

Events

Empire State College to hold info session   More...

Championship form

Marissa Saenger battles through the chilly temperatures at Elma Meadows Saturday to win her third Section VI Class A individual championship in the last four years with her time of 19:02.5. More...

Schultz leaving Planning Board

Planning Board Chairman Al Schultz will be stepping down at the end of the year.  Schultz, who will be 71 in December, said he’s leaving the board so he and his wife have more time to do things they’ve been wanting to do.  More...

Toastmasters welcomes newcomers

¦ Open house planned for Nov. 15

As Dennis Gauda discussed the core values of Toastmasters on Thursday, the rest of the group listened intently — one person counting the use of “um” and “ah,” another listening for grammar errors and a third preparing to More...

Local News

FLAG

— Jacque Georger, representing American Legion Clarence Post 838, presents a Blue Star flag, honoring those who serve in the Armed Forces, to Town Supervisor David Hartzell at the Clarence Town More...

Book series promotes healthy living

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Mary Anne Cappellino has set out to share the message of healthy living through a children’s book series she began writing in 2008.  “The Most Clever Frog,” which was published Oct. More...

Central Fire Alarm Office marks half-century

Emergency alerts to volunteer firefighters are no longer transmitted to old tube radios in their homes, but the men and women of the Amherst Central Fire Alarm Office remain dedicated to being there when someone is in need.  (See editorial on pa More...

Police Blotter

Terminated employee takes bag of chips

Saturday, Oct. 27  Deputies were called to Mc- Donald’s on Transit Road for a report of nuisance phone calls. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Am I the only one who has lived in this town for quite a long time and still has trouble seeing the entrance of Town Place off of Goodrich? It is very difficult to see where the road is when you are making a right at night. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BLAISDELL, Lois H. (nee Heist), of Clarence, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Mrs. Blaisdell is survived by one son, Lincoln; one daughter, Deborah Callahan; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. More...

Sports

Cross country teams claim sectional titles

Clarence’s cross country teams will once again return to the state championships as a group after both the girls and boys teams won their respective Class A races at Friday’s annual Section VI Championships at Elma Meadows. More...

Recruiting Night to be held at Bills’ Fieldhouse

The Section VI Football Federation will present the 2012 College Football Recruiting Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Buffalo Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse. More...

Roundup

Field hockey reaches ‘A’ final; boys gymnasts, boys volleyball team compete at sectionals

Field hockey  Clarence’s field hockey team took another step forward on its playoff run Thursday, defeating Kenmore in a Section VI Class A semifinal, 3-1, to earn a rematch with rival Williamsville North in the championship game.  Je More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theater

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Special Events

fri. 9  A Musical Feast — “Child’s Play for Adults,” music, dance, verse and song with Julia Bentley and Kuang-Hao Huang, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...


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