Weekly Feature



May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Hopes stall for auto collision shop

After more than a year of debate between the Town Board and Planning Board, Gabe’s Collision has been denied a special exception use permit for its plans to build a collision shop at 5817 Transit Road. More...

Editorials

Governor’s tax-free plan could boost area

Bee Editorial

New York has a reputation of being a high taxing state compared to others in the nation, so when Gov. Andrew M. More...

Spindle items

• NEXT BIG CHEF — Cooking competition shows are pretty popular in my household, so when a public relations representative from the Food Network reached out to me about Clarence native Nikki Dinki’s upcoming debut on “Food Netwo More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 31, 1888   The Clarence and Newstead Sunday School Association held its quarterly convention in the United Brethren Church in Clarence Center on Friday, May 25. The association president is Mr. L. E. Forde.  More...

Police Blotter

Man locks himself in trunk in search of better sound

Saturday, May 18  • A group of teens was reportedly drinking in the gazebo at the park on Clarence Center Road. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m a senior citizen with no children, and I have paid school taxes for decades. I’m sick to death of seniors whining about paying school taxes. Who do you think is lowering your tax rate? More...

Lifestyles

GO FISH!

There are few pictures that represent the idea of Americana better than that of a fishing pole slung over a shoulder under the warm, summer sun. More...

Akron Lions Club plans golf tournament

The Akron Lions will host a “King of the Jungle” themed golf tournament on Saturday, June 1, at Ivy Ridge Golf Course, 12221 Main Road, Akron. 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...

Record turnout defeats school budget; new proposal to stay within tax cap

A record 8,232 people turned out at Clarence High School on May 21 to voice their opinion on the proposed 9.8 percent tax levy increase laid out by the Clarence Board of Education, and it was defeated handily, with 58 percent of voters saying no. More...

MEMORIAL DAY

Members of American Legion Clarence Post 838 rifle squad, above from left: Jacque Georger, John Mosher, Bill Emerson and Dave Harrington, stand at attention during the Memorial Day ceremony at Claren More...

Local News

End of ban on gay youth embraced by area Scout troops, faith groups

The Boy Scouts of America voted last week to accept openly gay youths into its membership, ending a 103-year ban, and Western New York troops are mostly welcoming the decision, saying it will have little impact, if any, on the current state of their More...

Free summer concerts return to Brothers’ campus

The Brothers of Mercy community in Clarence will host two free outdoor summer concerts on the patio of the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road.  The Thursday evening concerts will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Clarence native hopes to become next ‘Food Network Star’

Clarence native Nikki Dinki has come a long way from the days when she was known by friends and family as “Picky Nikki” — a nickname that resulted from her limited palate. More...

Letters to the Editor

Time for solutions from new board

As you know by now, I decided to withdraw from the School Board race this year and to endorse Tricia Andrews and Joe DePasquale. More...

No winners seen in budget fiasco

As a retired high school teacher, I have to say that there were no winners in last Tuesday’s vote.  There were distortions on both sides, especially the very slick anti group that refused to reveal themselves.  More...

Sports

Baseball edges OP, faces Lancaster for title

If the Lancaster High School baseball team is going to defend the Section VI Class AA crown it will have to do something nobody’s really been able to do this spring — hit Clarence right-hander Mark Armstrong.  More...

Softball team defeats Orchard Park in quarterfinals

The Clarence High School softball team got a couple of scares in its opening game of the Section VI Class AA tournament on Friday versus Orchard Park, but the defending state champions were able to prevail with a 7-3 victory.  The Lady Red Devil More...

Red Devils down Frontier, return to section final

Boys lacrosse

There are few, if any, certainties in high school sports.  Though the Clarence boys lacrosse team facing Orchard Park for the Section VI, Class A championship each spring isn’t one of them, the frequency of this happening in recent years m More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Women’s Club sets end of year meeting   More...

Business

Chamber of Commerce conference room goes high-tech with help from Clarence Rotary

The Clarence Rotary Club recently donated funds to help update the media conference room at the Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s offices on Main Street in an effort to help local businesses have access to state-of-the-art technology and video con More...

Engagement marketing, power of email marketing topics of June presentation

The Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation will host an informative workshop titled “Engagement Marketing and the Power of Email Marketing” at 9:30 a.m. More...

Sacred Heart Adult Home offers tours, information at upcoming open house

The Brothers of Mercy Sacred Heart Adult Home at 4520 Ransom Road will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5.  Tours of the senior living facility will be available and refreshments will be served throughout the day. More...


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