Weekly Feature



August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Taking the quarters out of the cafeteria benefits all

Bee Editorial

The news at this week’s Clarence Board of Education meeting that the schools are serving more children free and reduced price lunches may not have sounded like good news right off the bat. More...

Spindle items

• LABOR DAY FAIR — Perhaps just as synonymous in Clarence with summer coming to an end and back to school sales, the Clarence Center Fire Company’s Benevolent Association will host its annual Labor Day Fair beginning at 11 a.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 30, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Stable of horses runs wild on Martin Road

Saturday, Aug. 17  • Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance on Salt Road. Both subjects were advised.  • A trailer was stolen from a Main Street business. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I wholeheartedly agree with the editorial encouraging immediate steps be taken to improve both Goodrich and Conner roads in the Town of Clarence. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CONRAD, Carl R., formerly of Clarence, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Dr. Conrad is survived by his wife, Barbara S. (nee Sperling); two daughters, Karen Marie and Anne Marie Conrad; one son, Carl Eric; and five grandchildren. More...

Sports

Buffalo Combat Fitness teaches art of self defense

Groundfighting, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are gym’s specialties

Buffalo Combat Fitness recently opened at Patrick Lane in Depew, and things are busy at the combat-oriented club.  The business operates in the same location as Cobra Wrestling at the corner of Dick Road and George Urban Boulevard by the Departm More...

THREE-PEAT

The Buffalo Knights 40-and-older men’s baseball team rallied from a tournament-opening loss to reel off six consecutive victories to win the recently-held 16th annual Cooperstown “A Leagu More...

Clarence 14U softball places second at own tourney, earns 2013 Metro League title

The Clarence Lady Red Devils 14U travel softball team went 3-0 in Aug. 10’s opening round of the 18th annual Clarence Classic Tournament before ultimately falling in the championship game the next day to place second.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Center historical walk slated   More...

Labor Day Fair returns to Clarence Center

If it’s Labor Day weekend, then it’s time to head to Clarence Center. The annual Clarence Center Fire Company Benevolent Association’s Labor Day Fair returns this Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Aug. 31 through Sept. More...

Obama: Through the eyes of a journalist

One woman’s take on presidential visit

Energy pulsates through the arena as thousands of people anticipate the president’s arrival. Any minute now.  Writing about the president isn’t something I’ve ever done. More...

Local News

Farm & Tractor Day returning to Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will showcase one of the largest antique tractor displays found in New York State on Saturday, Sept. More...

Clarence family creates new charity event to raise funds, awareness for neurological disorder

Jim and Cassie Metherell didn’t know what was wrong when their oldest son, Caleb, began having difficulties speaking at the age of five. More...

CHEF’S SHOWCASE

Asa Ransom House Manager Abigail Lenz, left, assists Chef Sharon Morse as she prepares salmon cake with a dill remoulade during the Chef’s Showcase presentation at the Clarence Farmer’s M More...

Letters to the Editor

Out of tragedy, legacy inspires

At the end of the 2012-13 school year, Clarence tragically lost two of her finest sons — Patrick Conway and Alexander Hemline — to separate vehicular accidents.  Both of these young men demonstrated a strong commitment to their commu More...

Only cowards flee from accidents

At around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. More...

Car wash a success for sports clubs

On behalf of the Clarence Track Club, I would like to thank all those who supported the Clarence High School boys and girls cross country teams’ car wash fundraiser on Sun- day, Aug. 25.  More...

Education

More students accessing school lunch program

The number of students accessing the federal government’s free and reduced lunch program at Clarence schools has doubled during the past five years, it was revealed during the Board of Education meeting on Monday night.  (see editorial on More...

Registration open for next pre-collegiate studies session at ECC

Erie Community College’s “Pathways to Success” pre-collegiate studies program will be starting its next session on Thursday, Sept. 5. Registration is open now and will be open through Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. August’s topic: back to school.  Tips for parents:  More...

Guenther-Rice

Kristin and Kenneth Guenther of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine M. Guenther, to Justin Z. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  Toddler Time is a story program for children ages 2 to 3 and takes place at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 23 and 30, and Oct. 7 and 28. Registration begins Sept. 16.  More...

Business

Statue dedicated to law enforcement, military

Invoking the spirit of St. Michael the Archangel to watch over and protect the region’s police and military personnel, Russell Salvatore unveiled a 17-foot statue of the Biblical hero during a ceremony on Aug. More...

Tax department issues STAR re-registration letters to curb abuse

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced this week that it has begun mailing letters to approximately 550,000 homeowners in 17 western region counties reminding them to register for the basic STAR tax exemption. More...

State updates goose hunting regulations

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced several significant changes to September Canada goose hunting seasons throughout the state.  The season dates are similar to past years, but higher bag limits and other specia More...


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