Weekly Feature



September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Footrace being held to support ongoing mission in Haiti

For the past few years, the Clarence community has had a special connection to a small Caribbean island — Ile a Vache off the southern coast of Haiti. More...

Editorials

Missionaries show us how to be selfless

Bee Editorial

The commitment that Zion Lutheran Church and others in the community have shown to Grace School in Ile a Vache is not something you get to read or hear about very often.  True, missionary trips do occur frequently and many people support charita More...

Spindle items

• FRIENDLY FAIRGOERS — I volunteered to work at the Clarence Center Fire Company’s Labor Day Fair last summer as a reporter with The Bee.  At the time, I had been mostly assigned to stories and coverage in the neighboring towns More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 6, 1888   More...

Obituaries

Christopher A. May, dentist

Dr. Christopher A. May, 57, formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.  Dr. May was born in Clarkson, N.Y., to Robert and Nancy (nee Edmonds). He graduated from Clarence High School where he was a champion freestyle swimmer.  More...

Death Notice

HODGE, Betsy Helen (nee Dunsmuir), formerly of Clarence, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Mrs. Hodge is survived by one son, Derek; one daughter, Marcie Wortman; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Labor Day Fair Weekend

Aug. 31 to Sept. 2

  Brian Sequin, right, of Clarence Center holds his 6-month-old daughter, Isabelle, as she watches her first parade during the Labor Day Fair. More...

Vietnam Veterans of America seeks redress on Agent Orange

Organization links succeeding generations to chemical exposure

It’s enough that many veterans of war are forced to live with the traumatic memories of deployments past, but it’s a whole different issue when their families — spouses and generations of children — are forced to deal with res More...

Garden club to discuss ‘enchanting’ spaces

The next monthly meeting of the Garden Friends of Clarence will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Meeting with Thruway Authority reveals intent to keep Williamsville toll

The issue of whether or not the Williamsville toll barrier will continue to be a pain for commuters and a hindrance for economic development was again the topic of discussion during the Clarence Town Board meeting on Aug. 28. More...

Primary elections set for next Tuesday

Primary elections will be held throughout Erie County on Tuesday, Sept. 10, and although none will affect the Town of Clarence’s current representatives, there are two races of interest to residents.  More...

Local News

Barbershoppers welcome youngest member

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Barbershop quartets are generally thought of as four older men serenading their sweethearts with a verse of “Sweet Adeline.”  The Friends of Harmony broke that stereotype as they welcomed 11-year-old Blaise Lucciano of Clarence as th More...

News Brief

The Clarence Historical Society will hold its next meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at its building, located at 10465 Main St. For more information, call 759-8575.   More...

Bee readers can win with new football contest

Participants will vie for weekly prizes

A good number of football fans glean extra enjoyment from the sport through participation in squares pools. Now, readers of The Bee will have an extra opportunity to join in on that fun. More...

Police Blotter

Smash-and-grab on bike path a cautionary tale

Saturday, Aug. 24  • Deputies responded to the area of Salt Road near Lapp Road for a report of all-terrain vehicles operating on private property. The vehicles were gone when patrol arrived.  More...

Education

Brothers of Mercy to host health fair

The Brothers of Mercy Campus in Clarence will host a senior health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. It will be held in the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence. More...

Sports

Football’s top scorer, other key players return

More often than not, high school sports teams are able to restock their rosters with capable players after the inevitable reduction in team ranks due to graduation each June.  More...

CHAMPIONS

The Lightning 14U girls travel softball team recently ended its season by winning the Clarence 14U tournament to finish 55-16 overall. More...

BLA Fall Ball registration set

The Buffalo Lacrosse Academy is holding registration for its upcoming fall ball program online at www.BuffaloLacrosse.com.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Our Lady of Peace sets wine & dine auction   More...

Business

CHA prepares to unveil new mural

Many people driving through Clarence Hollow have noticed the new mural on the eastern facade of the Clarence Bowling Academy depicting the West Shore Railroad crossing that once existed there.  More...

Be covered in the event of a data privacy breach

Do you receive personal information from your clients, such as credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, bank account information, health or other financial information?  Do you know you are responsible to take action as soon as you become a More...

Veterinary Emergency Clinic moves to new location

The Veterinary Emergency Clinic has recently moved into its new facility in Cheektowaga.  The new 14,000-square-foot clinic is located at 4821 Genesee St., across from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and near Sonwil Drive.  More...


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