Weekly Feature



June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Collins gives tips for small businesses

During a roundtable discussion at the Clarence Public Library on Friday, Rep. More...

Editorials

With budget behind us, time for reforms

Bee Editorial

The Clarence revote budget passed last week by a greater margin than the spending plan that was defeated — 66 to 34 percent — and we couldn’t be more thrilled. More...

Spindle items

• DAY IN THE PARK — Being relatively new to town, I am very excited to experience an event this weekend that I have heard nothing but rave reviews about in the months since I came on board at The Clarence Bee: Day in the Park.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 28, 1888   The foreman of the Williamsville Brewery made a flying visit to customers in East Amherst, Millersport, Rapids and Clarence Center last week one day.  More...

Police Blotter

Man can’t let horse trailer go without protest

Saturday, June 15  • Deputies responded to a residence on Coyote Court for a report of underage drinking by teens. The report was unfounded.  • A disturbance was reported on Goodrich Road. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I just received a call from the New York State United Teachers association from Colonie, N. Y., which is outside of Albany, to make sure I voted in Tuesday’s election. More...

Education

Clarence High School 141st Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2013

Emily Bapst, left, Alex Stavros and Caitlin Weiser give the thumbs up while waiting with classmates to enter the auditorium for their graduation ceremony. More...

On the Campus

Heather C. More...

Lifestyles

ComedySportz gives 'em the one-two laugh

Buffalo to host world championship

From humble beginnings to world championship host, Buffalo ComedySportz, known as “Western New York’s longest-running comedy show,” is dynamite, and it’s exploding.  According to jersey number 38, Dale “Superfly&rdq More...

ABC Bel Canto choir hosting auditions

Auditions are ongoing for children and adolescents entering grades three through 12 to join ABC Bel Canto choir. Last year, 130 students from 35 schools participated. Three choirs are available for high school, middle school and elementary students. More...

Hummingbirds — invite them in

So often you hear gardeners complain about the local critters that enjoy their gardens a little too much. More...

Business

HollowFest aims to bring back flair of festivals past

A brand new, three-day carnival is coming to Clarence Hollow this Independence Day — well, sort of new. HollowFest will take over the ring road lawn area of Clarence Town Park from 11 a.m. More...

Clarence credit union wins big in state competition

Clarence Community and Schools Federal Credit Union was a big winner at the Credit Union Association of New York’s annual convention held the weekend of June 13 through 16 in Lake George, N.Y.  More...

SPCA reduces adoption fees in honor of 4th of July

From now through Saturday, July 6, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County will lower adoption fees of all animals to the patriotic price of $17.76 in celebration of Independence Day. More...

Revote budget passes by 2-to-1 margin

Community relieved as next school budget looms

Following the overwhelming defeat of a 9.8 percent proposed budget increase in May, district officials in Clarence breathed a sigh of relief as they saw their revote budget pass by a 2-to-1 margin on Tuesday, June 18.  (See editorial on page fou More...

Day in the Park returns this weekend

The Clarence Lions’ Day in the Park is synonymous with summer. Each year, thousands of people pack Clarence Town Park on Main Street to enjoy a day filled with family friendly entertainment and, of course, the fireworks. More...

Local News

Town slates Independence Day events

The Town of Clarence has two big events planned through next weekend in honor of or coinciding with the Independence Day holiday on July 4.  This Saturday, June 29, the annual “Day in the Park” sponsored by the Clarence Lions Club ta More...

Essex Homes awaits town engineer approval

On conditional approval from the Clarence Planning Board, Essex Homes of WNY will move forward with longstanding plans for developing parts of the previously contracted Waterford planned unit residential development, located south of Scott Creek and More...

GROUP HUG

Dan Gamin, left, Patti Gamin, Jackie Wargala and Rose Mary Vazquez participate in the “Hug Your Library Today (so it’s here tomorrow)” event at the Clarence Public Library on Thursd More...

Letters to the Editor

Renew awareness of motorcycles

June is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. Warmer weather and nicer days mean many more motorcycles sharing the road. Let’s renew our awareness and refresh our attention to sharing the road with motorcycles. More...

Day in the Park has something for all

The Clarence Lions Day in the Park will take place on Saturday, June 29, at Town Park, located at 10405 Main St. More...

Town pool opening a welcome sight

Many residents enjoyed swimming at the Clarence town pool on opening day this past Saturday.  It was a hot, muggy, sunny summer day, which made the town pool the perfect place to be. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

ELDRIDGE, Gertrude, of Princeton, Ill., formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, June 23, 2013. Mrs. Eldridge is survived by one son, Bob, and two daughters, Sharon and Marge. More...

Sports

Versatile group of players named to First Team

2013 All-Bee Softball

It was another solid spring for softball in Western New York, with programs reaching milestones and players bolstering their resumes for prospective colleges in a quest to continue their athletic careers at the next level.  More...

Lancaster’s Ambrose tabbed Coach of Year

Time and time again in the world of high school sports, the best coaches often graduated from the institution where they work, as they bring a special passion to the job that began during their days as a student.  More...

Clarence’s Harris named Player of Year

Plenty of good hitters have come through the Clarence High School softball program through the years. Talk to varsity coach Todd Banaszak, who has been at the helm since 1993, and he’ll put Moriah Harris right up there with any of them.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Hollow historical walk slated   More...

Entertainment

Independence Day

sat. 29  Town of Clarence Fireworks — The Town of Clarence will hold its Fourth of July fireworks display at dusk Saturday, June 29, as part of the Day in the Park event, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. 3   More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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