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August 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ted Donner

Town official remembered for his leadership

Clarence Highway Superintendent Ted Donner died Sunday, Aug. 18, from complications arising from pancreatic cancer. More...

Park renamed in honor of former highway superintendent

A former Town of Clarence department head was honored at the Town Board meeting on Aug. More...

Editorials

Day of Caring a reminder of importance of service

Bee Editorial

The United Way’s Day of Caring takes place throughout Western New York today and reminds us all of the importance of volunteerism and civic pride.  More than 120 nonprofits in the area will benefit from the projects being completed by team More...

Spindle items

• FARMERS MARKET — If you enjoy any of the top-rated cooking competition programs on TV such as Top Chef or Food Network Star, the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is having its own local version of one this Saturday when it hosts its Chef&r More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 23, 1888   Miss Emma Humbert of Clarence is the happy recipient of a new piano.  The West Shore Railroad is going to remove the trestle east of Clarence and cross the Peanut [Line] on the level. More...

Police Blotter

Teen sent to jail after second arrest in as many days

Saturday, Aug. 10  • Deputies responded to Eastern Hills Mall for two juveniles who were in custody for shoplifting. Both subjects were issued appearance tickets to appear in family court.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When will they ever complete the road job at Wehrle and Harris Hill? There are only three or four guys at a time working there and sometimes none at all. It is going to be brutal in the winter, because it won’t be finished by then. More...

Education

Rath congratulates Clarence ‘Battle’ teams

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath was in attendance during a pizza party held Monday night at the Clarence Public Library in honor of some very thorough readers.  More...

Sports

Alumni Football USA looking for players

Everybody knows that guy that still talks endlessly about all of his accomplishments on the high school football field even if he graduated years ago.  Alumni Football USA gives the former player a chance to suit up once again and try to relive More...

TOP-TIER BASKETBALL

After losing the first game, the Amherst Storm Players, comprised of Clarence’s Tanner Schmit, at left in the left photo, Cort Williams, Alex Grano (East Amherst) and Nicholas Clough, won six c More...

House Soccer

Division I Valencia doubles up Celtic

Division I  Valencia 4, Celtic 2  Valencia went out to a quick 1-0 lead after Chris O’Brien wove his way in front of net and blasted in the first goal. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Blessed Mother Teresa Parish calling for crafters   Blessed Mother Teresa Parish on Terrace Boulevard in Depew will hold a craft show on Saturday, Oct. 12, and is looking for crafters. For an application or more information, call 683-2746, ext. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 22-sun. 25  Greater Niagara Fish Odyssey — 37th annual fishing derby is open to three counties: Niagara, Erie, and Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 25. For more information, visit www.fishodyssey.net.  fri. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

fri. 23 & sat. 24  Lewiston Jazz Festival — A smooth combo of jazz, food, wine tastings and a classic car show, from 5-10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and from noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, along Center Street, Lewiston. More...

President Obama in WNY

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport at 10:20 a.m. today. He is expected to speak about the costs of higher education in an address at 11:15 a.m. More...

Super seniors

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz along with Erie County Department of Senior Services Commissioner Randy Hoak presented Larry and Janet Vito with the Senior Citizens of the Month Award during a s More...

Day of Caring brings businesses, nonprofits together

The United Way’s Day of Caring will return to locations across Western New York today as teams of volunteers will tackle projects and provide services for 120 area nonprofit organizations. (See editorial on page four) More...

Local News

Brother celebrates 70 years of service

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Brother Xavier O’Neill has been a fixture at Brothers of Mercy in Clarence for more than five decades. Coming to the decision to join the Brothers came naturally to O’Neill as a teen. More...

Postal Inspectors offer fraud prevention tips

There is no shortage of scammers willing to take advantage of unsuspecting victims.  More than one million fraud complaints were reported last year with combined losses of more than $1.5 billion, according to the Federal Trade Commission.  More...

CLARENCE WOMEN’S CLUB

The Clarence Women’s Club installed officers for the upcoming year during its June meeting at the Clarence Town Park Club House. More...

Letters to the Editor

Santarsiero story much appreciated

In the July 31 issue of The Clarence Bee, Editor Steven Jagord wrote a wonderful in-depth article about my uncle, Tom Santarsiero, titled “Former Clarence resident returns to share WWII experience with family.”  More...

Good Samaritans deserve thanks

The Blemel family would like to express our sincere appreciation to the anonymous couple who spotted the roof fire at our uncle’s home on Goodrich Road on Tuesday, Aug. 6.  More...

Taste of Clarence succeeds again

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors would like to thank everyone who worked to make this year’s Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night another great success.  More...

Obituaries

Russell J. Gibson Sr., Prudential Insurance manager

Russell J. Gibson, Sr., 93, formerly of Clarence, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.  Mr. Gibson was born in Munhall, Pa. He graduated from Munhall High, attended Kent State University and served in the U.S. More...

Death Notices

LEMAN, Betty Lou (nee Fix) of East Amherst, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Half-century later, King’s ‘dream’ resonates

The words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 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...

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

Nepenthe Spice and Tea helps to relieve customers’ sorrows, add spice to life

Following many annual trips to Salem, Mass. More...

Hollow Association prepares to unveil new mural

I f you are a regular monthly reader of this column, you might have noticed that there was no article published in July.  The reason for this is that my husband and I were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary in Ireland.  More...

Events

Educator to speak on book about saving schools   More...


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