Weekly Feature



May 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Voters will have a choice in upcoming school election

Bee Editorial

Once again, the Clarence Central School District is showing signs that democracy still has a pulse.  Eight candidates are competing for two seats on the Board of Education at a time of budgetary crisis when many would look the other way and not More...

Spindle items

• CELEBRITY — It’s not very often that you’re friends with someone who has a famous relative. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 17, 1888   The Swormville Brass Band escorted Mr. G.J. Emmendorfer to Millersport on Sunday, and a jolly time was enjoyed by all present.  On Tuesday, our mild spring weather was tempered by a snow and hail storm. More...

Police Blotter

Neighbor with dirt bike not making any friends

Saturday, May 4  • A 17-year-old youth was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21 when deputies found him drinking alcoholic beverages on the north bike path.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I just walked through Meadowlakes Park this morning, and at one end of the park you see the damage youths have done to the gazebo, and at the other end I see a Boy Scout planting trees for an Eagle project. More...

Sports

Three shutouts help keep baseball team perfect

Clarence’s baseball team maintained its unblemished record heading into this week’s final week of the regular season, thanks in part to impressive shutout victories in three of its four contests.  More...

REACH

— Clarence’s Zach Hynd eyes his backhand shot during singles play in Friday’s rain-shortened first round of the annual ECIC Tennis Championships, held at Sweet Home. More...

Track teams sweep Quakers

Anneliese Bienko, Katrina Patterson and Madeline Hanford were all double winners May 7 to help propel Clarence’s girls track team to a 78-63 victory over Orchard Park.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Garden Friends to hold plant sale   The Garden Friends of Clarence will host a perennial plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the pavilion at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. More...

Controversial budget vote coming Tuesday

After months of debate, voters will finally have the opportunity to either approve or deny Clarence School District’s proposed 9.8 percent tax levy increase on Tuesday, May 21.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Sensory room helping students regain focus

Sheridan Hill Elementary has become the first school in the Clarence School District to install a sensory room. More...

Local News

Clarence resident enjoys going ‘Bald for Bucks’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s “Bald for Bucks” campaign made a stop in Clarence recently as 20 people signed up to shave their heads in exchange for donations toward cancer research.  More...

Haskell makes return to ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’

Many people in Clarence remember cheering on Clarence native Neil Haskell during the summer of 2007 when he made it as a finalist on the Fox reality TV show “So You Think You Can Dance?” Haskell returned for the show’s 10th installm More...

WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

— Clarence resident Ginger Lindner has been recognized as the 2013 Woman of Distinction, representing New York’s 61st State Senate District. More...

Letters to the Editor

Movie enlightens on school pressures

Last month I attended a showing of “Race to Nowhere.” As a parent of two students, I found it to be very enlightening about the pressures that our children face in this modern-day, ultra-competitive world.  More...

Thanks to Arbor Day supporters

On April 26, the Clarence Public Library celebrated Arbor Day with a wonderful program for children.  More...

Obituaries

Peter J. Bertucci, Westinghouse engineer

Peter J. Bertucci, 82, of Clarence, died Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Born in New Orleans, Mr. Bertucci worked as a mechanical engineer for Westinghouse. More...

Lifestyles

Alive and wheel

Cycling for the soul

First introduced to the public as the “dandy horse” in early 19th-century Europe, the bicycle has since evolved to become one of the most versatile vehicles today, capable of opening up a world of opportunity for its rider.  More...

Harris Hill Elementary PTO hosting garage sale

The Harris Hill PTO is hosting its 24th annual garage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Harris Hill Elementary, 4260 Harris Hill Road. More...

Lelonek-Bowman

Kathleen and Robert Lelonek of Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Kathleen Lelonek, to Eric Bowman, son of Donna and Gregory Bowman of Erie, Pa.  Miss Lelonek graduated from Kenmore East High School in 2006 and Gannon U More...

Business

Pets and owners can relax at Licks & Laps

Many pets can become anxious when taken to grooming facilities, often with separation issues or too much stimulation being the culprits. But a Clarence pet salon is working to curtail some of that stress.  More...

Hollow Fest on horizon as summer approaches

I need your help in spreading the word that “Old Time Clarence” has returned. I know for a fact that when I was a teenager, the Fourth of July was a very big deal in the Hollow. More...

Events

Seminar to cover changes in health insurance   More...


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