Weekly Feature



August 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Planning Board approves multifamily housing plan

A myriad of questions and concerns, from both Clarence residents and Planning Board members, surrounded the proposed multiple family housing units planned for 6150 Goodrich Road during the Town of Clarence Planning Board meeting on Aug. More...

Editorials

Goodrich, Conner roads need fixing now

Bee Editorial

The request this week by the Erie County Legislature’s Minority Caucus for County Executive Mark Poloncarz to release Transfer Tax Fund revenues for road repairs brought to light the continuing need of some roads in Clarence that should be addr More...

Spindle items

• CHILDREN’S THEATRE — For the past five weeks, the folks at Eastern Hills Mall have put on the Children’s Summer Theatre program, providing free, family friendly entertainment in front of the Bon Ton.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 16, 1888   Mrs. F. Sperr and son Willie, who have been sojourning some time past in Buffalo, are at home again in Clarence Center.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Really? Almost $20 for Post-it notes for the sixth-grade at the middle school? That’s outrageous. More...

Education

Fees going up for Clarence students, families

Fees are increasing for students at Clarence High School this fall after the Board of Education unanimously agreed last week to double the costs of parking passes and instrument rentals as well as raise ticket costs for sporting events, musicals and More...

Sports

Lamm Post Baseball holds picnic, awards banquet

Lamm Post Baseball recently held its end of the year banquet at the Lamm Post Grove.  More...

Red Devil 12U softball squad places second at own tourney

The Clarence Red Devil 12U travel softball team saved its best performance for last, as the Red Devils rolled through pool play of the recently-held Clarence 12U Tournament en route to ultimately placing second.  More...

Clarence athletes compete at annual Town of Tonawanda track meet

Crosby Field in Kenmore was the focus of the Western New York youth track world on July 31, as numerous area athletes competed in the annual Town of Tonawanda Track Meet.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Senior Center hosting open house event   More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 15  Educator Workshop: Schoolyard Habitat — Teaching students outdoors is an effective way to maximize their engagement and revitalize existing curriculum, 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15   More...

Theatre

thurs. 15  The Boy Friend — The Lancaster Youth Bureau’s Performing Arts Academy presents Sandy Wilson’s musical, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Lancaster High School Auditorium, 1 Forton Drive, Lancaster; $. More...

Police seek witnesses from accident Friday morning on Strickler

 New York State Police are investigating the cause of a car-pedestrian  injury accident this morning on Strickler Road near the intersection with Clarence Center Road. More...

State releases anticipated low standardized test scores

Clarence tops average by more than 20 percent in Common Core debut

The state Education Department has released results from April’s first-ever Common Core assessment exams for students in grades three through eight, and to nobody’s surprise, the scores were low.  More...

Local News

Registration for Brothers of Mercy 5K now open

Registration is now open for the Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest 5K Run/Walk, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Two teens accused of vandalizing park, library

Two Clarence teens were arrested and charged with petit larceny and criminal mischief on Thursday after they allegedly emptied two fire extinguishers in Town Place Park on Goodrich Road.  More...

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

McDuffies Bakery was the Silver Spoon winner at the 10th annual Taste of Clarence held on Aug. 5 in Clarence Town Park. More...

Letters to the Editor

Foreign policy has been ineffective

My husband and I would like to compliment David Sherman on his excellent column that discussed the sad state of our foreign policy.  More...

Police Blotter

Cleaning supply salesman considered ‘suspicious’

Saturday, Aug. 3  • Patrol was called to a residence on Village Station Circle for a welfare check. A woman had not been able to get in contact with her friend, whom she was supposed to be meeting. More...

Obituaries

Mona C. Hinish, Buffalo nurse

Mona C. Hinish, 89, of Buffalo, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013.  Mrs. Hinish was born May 16, 1924, in Broad Top City, Pa., to Caradoag and Eva (nee Woomer) Williams.  A nurse, Mrs. More...

Death Notice

BUGENHAGEN, Doris M. (nee Brooks), of Clarence Center, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Mrs. Bugenhagen is survived by her husband, Richard O. Sr.; one daughter, Agnes; one son, Richard O. Jr.; and six grandchildren. A funeral service was held Aug. More...

Lifestyles

HOMEBREWING

...popularity grows, enticing new brewers to join craft

A s more people desire craft beers, homebrewing is becoming an appealing hobby for all levels of beer lovers, from connoisseurs to social drinkers, allowing for both creativity and versatility.  With some trial and error, a plethora of passion, More...

Clarence Center historical walk slated

Erie County Historian C. Douglas Kohler will lead a historical walk through Clarence Center at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. The walk will start at Four Corners in front of the Bank of Akron, where Clarence Center and Goodrich roads cross. More...

Preview: The Color Run — Buffalo

The Wet and Wild Triathlon was one of the most daunting events we had lined up for this summer. Neither of us has been in a triathlon, and the unknown can be scary. More...

Business

Chamber events will help your business grow

Health care is on everyone’s mind and it should be, because many changes will be forthcoming beginning Jan. 1, 2014. More...

It’s all about ‘Dance Time’ in Clarence

Type ‘Western New York dance studio’ into a search engine, and you’ll find dozens of businesses in locations all over the region.  What you won’t get from all of them, however, is the light-hearted, caring atmosphere that More...

Brothers of Mercy to host free concert

The second in a series of free outdoor concerts hosted by the Brothers of Mercy community will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...


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