Weekly Feature



July 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rockin’ the barn for a great cause

What began nine years ago as a small gathering of friends has grown into one of the largest annual fundraisers for Meals on Wheels of Western New York. More...

Editorials

Head injury prevention must start at youth level

Bee Editorial

Those of us who played youth football, even if only 20 or 25 years ago, know that there was nowhere near the focus on concussions and head injuries that there is today.  We are certain, of course, that most of our coaches back then would not hav More...

Spindle items

• ‘ROCK THE BARN’ — I will be attending my first “Rock the Barn” event this weekend, and it’s not as if I needed any more coaxing to go than blues, barbecue and beer.  But now Paul  Stephen, presiden More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 19, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Golf cart taken on joyride along Main Street

Saturday, July 6  • Deputies responded to Delaware Road for a vehicle in a ditch. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the person in the silver Hyundai who sideswiped me July 10 while I was pulling into my driveway on Greiner Road, I have your molding strips if you have the courage to come and pick them up.  More...

Education

NBVM names class co-salutatorians, valedictorian

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School has announced its Class of 2013 co-salutatorians and valedictorian.  Hannah Falk , daughter of Bridget and David Falk of Clarence, is a co-salutatorian with an overall grade point average of 94.97. More...

IN SYNC

Clarence Middle School student Sydney McClaren, left, competed at the eSynchro U.S. Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championships in Riverside, Calif., from June 21 to 29. More...

Sports

Girls swimming named Bee’s Team of the Year

When it comes to Clarence team sports, few are able to rival the size of its girls swimming squad; any given year, the Lady Red Devils can boast a roster that easily surpasses the 50-member mark. More...

Following concussion management protocol essential

In her position as the sports outreach manager for Catholic Health, Kelly Finkowski often finds herself clearing up confusion among parents, athletic trainers, coaches and athletes regarding proper concussion management protocol.  “Concuss More...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 38th annual Kensington   Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 18 - mon. 22   More...

Festivals

thurs. 18-21   More...

Concerts

thurs. 18  The incomparable Bob Dylan is scheduled to appear with Wilco and My Morning Jacket at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center, N.Y.; $. More...

Families welcome stricter standards for pilots

Flight 3407

New rules regulating pilot flight experience for U.S. More...

Town receives grant to survey agricultural structures

The Town of Clarence has received a $9,000 grant from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to work on a “reconnaissance level survey of barns and agricultural structures.” The grant, announced during th More...

Local News

Field hockey player competes on national stage

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Clarence teenager Giovanna Fasanello has spent years developing her skills as a field hockey player with one goal in mind: to compete in the Olympics. More...

Taste of Clarence prepares for 10th anniversary

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night is scheduled to take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

Joe Dash, left, and Mark Mahoney, center, speak with Clarence Supervisor David Hartzell during the 90th anniversary celebration of Dash’s Market on Tuesday at the Main Street store in Clarence. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all for continued support

Thank you to all the residents who signed petitions supporting us as your endorsed Republican candidates for the 2013 Town of Clarence elections.  We appreciate the feedback we received when spending a few minutes on your doorsteps, and we enjoy More...

New book program to improve literacy

I would like to introduce The Clarence Bee readers to First Book-Western New York.  First Book-Western New York is a local advisory board of First Book, a national nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need.  More...

Obituaries

Lowell Grosse, lawyer, former town justice

Lowell Grosse, 85, of Clarence, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013.  Mr. Grosse graduated from Mt. Penn Academy, in Pennsylvania in 1945, at which time he entered the U.S. More...

Rosalie Karkula-Schmidt, retired Clarence teacher

Rosalie Karkula-Schmidt (nee LaDuca), 80, of Clarence died Tuesday, July 2, 2013.  Mrs. More...

Death Notices

KERR, William O., of Clarence, died Friday, July 12, 2013. Mr. Kerr is survived by his wife, Diane M. (nee Martino); three daughters, Ann Lougen, Karen Baughan and Maria Murdough; three sons, Joseph, Thomas and David Carpino; and 13 grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

A chart is worth a thousand words

Astrology offers solace, understanding in stars

Most of us have casually eyeballed the horoscope section of a magazine or newspaper.  Often condensed to a blurb, our personal horoscope claims to offer an interpretive forecast of what might be happening in our lives based on the signs of the z More...

Breast Cancer Network of WNY sets golf event

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY will host a golf outing and luncheon fundraiser on Saturday, July 27, at Rothland Golf Course, 12292 Clarence Center Road, Akron. Registration is from 8 to 8:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. 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...

Business

Clarence firm to help educate on buildings

Building Science Services, LLC — upstate New York’s only forensic building service — was recently launched to provide technical and educational services to the legal, insurance, financial, construction, design, engineering and build More...

New pet pharmacy to donate all net profits

Pet Rescue Rx is a mail-order pharmacy in Akron, but its mission has little to do with its bottom line.  The pharmacy, which sells both over-the-counter and prescription medicines for animals, is donating 100 percent of its net profits to animal More...

Vaudeville juggler to entertain families this weekend at Eastern hills Mall

The Children’s Summer Theatre performance series continues this weekend with vaudeville juggler Nels Ross Cremean, the self-described “Chief Executive Oddball” of Buffalo-based entertainment company In Jest, at 11 a.m. More...


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