Weekly Feature



May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Marathon a beacon of community comfort

Bee Editorial

I t can take a very long time to turn something tragic into a positive, and the news this week of the death of Alex Hemline was a harsh reminder of that. More...

Spindle items

• MOTHER’S DAY — I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that this weekend is Mother’s Day, and while I don’t have anything specific planned yet for my own mom, I know she is happy with just about anything that involv More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 10, 1888   “Flinty Jake,” with his two-hundred and fifty-pound avoirdupois, paid his respects to Clarence last Thursday.  More...

Police Blotter

Children alone in car not left by grandma

Saturday, April 27  • Deputies arrested a Hamburg woman on an outstanding arrest warrant for shoplifting at Eastern Hills Mall. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m curious. Does the Town of Clarence receive any money from Homeland Security funding? More...

Obituaries

Helen M. Kowalski, teacher

Helen M. Kowalski, of Clarence, died Saturday, May 4, 2013.  Miss Kowalski graduated from D’Youville College in 1944 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and went on to receive a master’s degree in social work from St. More...

Sidney Albrecht, founder of Reliable Bottled Gas Co.

World War II veteran Sidney Albrecht, 97, of Clarence Center, died Sunday, May 5, 2013.  Born in Pigeon, Mich., Mr. Albrecht founded Albrecht’s Reliable Bottled Gas Co. in Clarence Center in 1945 following his service in the Navy. More...

Lifestyles

From dancing to playing: Post-prom parties keep celebration going

A fter students finish their final dances on prom night, many will trade in their tuxedos and high heels for sweat pants and jeans for an event filled with inflatable obstacle courses, bowling balls and carnival games.  The event? More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

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Business

Plans at Farmers Market are right on track

May is here, and so begins another season at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market. The market is kicking off its 11th season, which traditionally begins with “May Days” each Saturday during the month of May. More...

Schiavone to be honored by alma mater

Clarence resident and attorney Michael Schiavone will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award from the Fredonia College Foundation during a formal ceremony on Saturday, May 11, at the college’s Williams Center.  More...

Little tapped for Bank of Akron post

Bank of Akron recently promoted Clarence Center resident Jon A. Little to the position of senior vice president and chief operating officer.  More...

Planning Board cites ‘community character’ in denying collision shop

Plans by an area collision shop to expand to a location at 5817 Transit Road in Clarence stumbled during the town Planning Board meeting on May 1.  More...

Teen remembered for passion for fire service

Alexander Hemline, a 17-year-old junior firefighter with Harris Hill Fire Company, was killed after he was involved in a one-vehicle accident shortly after 9:30 a.m. More...

Local News

Diver runs marathon in memory of lost loved ones

Steve Diver was never much of a runner, but that didn’t stop his late wife, Joan, from encouraging him to give it a try. “Joan got me into running,” Diver said. More...

Clarence clergyman celebrates 40 years of ministry

The Rev. Robert Yetter has been a pillar of the faith community during his 40 years of serving the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. At 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, parishioners at St. More...

ON THE REGISTERS

— Erie County Historian Doug Kohler, center, and Clarence Town Historian Mark Woodward conduct a tour of the Clarence Town Park Club House during a celebration in honor of its designation on bo More...

Letters to the Editor

Not everyone can support increase

The Clarence Board of Education recently showed its arrogance and disrespect for the taxpayers by reinstituting positions and keeping the tax rate high.  More...

‘No’ vote will gut music program

It is with great concern that we, the parents of students in the Clarence School District music program, write this letter asking for your vote to pass the school budget on May 21. More...

Support for school budget necessary

On Tuesday, May 21, the Clarence School District budget will come up for a vote. We must vote yes.  The school district was ranked second among 97 public school districts in Western New York for 2012, according to Business First.  More...

Education

GOD BLESS YOU

— Eighth-grade students Julia, Fosdick, left, Jessica Mogavero, Maggie Anderson and Riley Bowers help a film crew as they make a Kleenex commercial at Clarence Middle School on Monday. More...

Clarence resident earns state award

Carol Townsend, the principal of Depew High School, has been named “High School Principal of the Year” by Region 12 of the School Administrators Association of New York State.  Having been in the post for the past 10 years, the Clare More...

Sports

Softball team sweeps West Seneca West

Clarence’s softball team took care of West Seneca West’s softball team twice in as many days last week as part of a three-game stretch that left the Lady Red Devils near the top of the division standings.  More...

AND SO IT BEGINS

— Buffalo Sabres mascot Sabretooth, Clarence Town Attorney Larry Meckler and Sabres Assistant Coach Kevyn Adams, from left in the background, throw out ceremonial first pitches to Town of Clare More...

Girls lacrosse squad wins two of three

Playing for the third time in five days, Clarence’s girls lacrosse team was forced to hold on in the end to knock off a resilient Williamsville North squad Friday for its 10-9 victory.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Akron-Newstead seniors slate wellness event   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 9  Geranium Sale Fundraiser — With proceeds benefiting the WNY Ovarian Cancer Project, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Hamburg Casino of The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. More...

Theatre

thurs. 9   More...

Performance

fri. 10   More...


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