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July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

FOR ALEX AND PATRICK

Volunteer Anthony Principale, left, collects a donation from the Engasser family — Jon, Carolyn and daughter, Kayli — during a fundraiser for a new scholarship in memory of Alex Hemline a More...

Editorials

Enrichment fund making progress, still needs support

Bee Editorial

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation was established last month to restore most, if not all, of the extracurricular and sports programs that were slashed following the passage of the revote budget in June.  More...

Spindle items

• VETERANS — Last week I was able to check something off of my bucket list — I interviewed World War II veteran, Tom Santarsiero.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 2, 1888   Mr. Benj. Shisler of Harris Hill rejoices in having the finest pickle patch in the county.  More...

Police Blotter

Detectives solve case of vanishing kitchen mixer

Saturday, July 20  • Deputies responded to a disturbance on Eastbrooke Place. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a Clarence resident, I really feel that the outrage of certain electives being cut is being misdirected towards school administrators. More...

Lifestyles

Benefits of sign language extend to hearing children

ign language education for children has become increasingly popular in the last few years, but it was always intriguing to me. When I was younger, my parents taught me simple signs from the American Sign Language alphabet. More...

Harris Hill UMC hosting chicken barbecue

Harris Hill United Methodist Church will be hosting a chicken barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday Aug. 4, at 8495 Main St. Tickets are $9 and include Krolick’s half-chicken, chef salad, potato salad, dinner roll and beverage. More...

Couple honeymoon in Pocono Mountains

Amanda Ratzel married Eric Sutherland during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Faith United Church of Christ in Williamsville. The Rev. More...

Thruway

Resolution highlights frustrations behind toll barrier

Town Councilman Bernard Kolber resurrected the Williamsville Thruway toll barrier debate during the Town Board meeting held on July 24.  Kolber introduced a resolution seeking to have the tolls relocated east of Clarence, freeing up traffic for More...

Rotary teaming up with Chamber at ‘Taste of Clarence’

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual Taste of Clarence returns to Clarence Town Park from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, joining forces this year with the Clarence Rotary Club to showcase its annual Porsche raffle.  More...

Local News

Drums Along the Waterfront corps to perform Monday

The top seven drum corps in the world will begin arriving on Monday, Aug. More...

Loose jug of water leads to immigration arrest

A New York State Trooper based out of Clarence was heading south on Transit Road at around 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, when he observed a jug of water fall off the rear of a pickup truck.  More...

Residents rappel 357 feet for Special Olympics

The prospect of rappelling 357 feet down the side of a building would terrify most people. But Amy Neveaux is not most people.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Help us restore cut programs now

We are the parents of children in the Clarence school district.  For years, our kids have enjoyed benefits and experiences by participating in extracurricular clubs, music and sports. More...

Thanks to Clarence Highway Dept.

Last week, two huge limbs from a willow tree on my property fell. They were from 15 to 20 feet long and 18 inches in diameter.   I was able to drag them to the road’s edge with a chain and a pick-up truck. More...

Sports

Armstrong repeats as Bee’s Male Athlete of Year

No one would’ve blamed Mark Armstrong if he had decided to put down his football and his hockey stick going into his senior year of high school, not with the rapidly expanding interest in his pitching arm. More...

Bowers earns soccer accolades

Riley Bowers, a freshman-to-be at Clarence and a member of the U15 Buffalo Soccer Academy Crusaders, was named to both the Olympic Development Program (ODP) ’99 Regional pool and the Region I teams that will compete in the inter-regional event More...

ON FIRE

The Clarence Inferno Girls U16 soccer team won their division title at the recently held Clarence Classic Soccer Tournament, outscoring its opponents by a 14-1 margin over four games to take the Unde More...

Business

Felber’s celebrates 50 years building WNY

Chances are if you own a home in Western New York, some of the materials used to build it came from Felber’s Building Supplies.  More...

Celebrate Farmers Market Week in your own backyard

This column is produced by the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market.  National Farmers Market Week is Aug. More...

Hearts and Hands gets support from Macy’s

Hearts and Hands — a local, not-for-profit, “neighbor-help- ing-neighbor” organization that pairs volunteers with care receivers — is getting a boost from one of the country’s largest retailers.  More...


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