Weekly Feature



September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Resident reaches highest summit yet

Jack Hallnan was a freshman at the University at Buffalo 50 years ago when a classmate asked that he join him on a hiking trip. More...

Editorials

It’s an adult’s responsibility to teach bus safety

Bee Editorial

Streets are once again filled with yellow buses and thousands of children carrying books, lunch bags and backpacks as they wait for the arrival of the bus.  Now that school has resumed in the Clarence School District, we should take it upon ours More...

Spindle items

• GRIEF — Last week, my best friend since childhood took his own life. The past few days have been extraordinarily difficult to say the least. Suicide is perhaps the cruelest thing anyone can do. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 13, 1888   Mrs. Flora Wyman of Swormville is very sick. There is not much hope of her recovery at present.  More...

Police Blotter

Rider abandons bike, flees when surprised by deputy

Saturday, Aug. 31  • While conducting an overnight property check of the north bike path, a deputy surprised a teenage male who abandoned the bicycle he was riding and ran off into a wooded area. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s Labor Day Weekend, but nobody mentions the working people of our country: the people working in factories, workers in the fast-food industry, teachers, support people, bus drivers, no one mentions them. More...

Education

CHS seniors named semifinalists in Merit Scholarship Program

Three Clarence High School students have been named semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Derek J. Boyer, Hannah M. Hammer and Zachary R. More...

Sports

Boys soccer team wins year’s first four games

If early indications hold up, it looks like Clarence’s boys soccer team is on track to pile up the wins again this fall.  More...

Boys volleyball wins own tourney for first time in program history

For the first time in the 27 years it has been held, Clarence’s boys volleyball team finally knows what it’s like to walk away from its own Invitational Tournament as champions.  More...

Girls soccer squad finds early success with new coach

Long-time JV girls soccer coach Tom Furminger made a splash in his first outing as Clarence’s new varsity coach, guiding the Lady Red Devils to victories in two of their first three games.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 13  Paul Fracassi will bring his performance tribute to Frankie Valli at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, to the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org.   More...

Festivals

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Elected officials tackle tough questions

A legislative breakfast hosted by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 7 posed some hot-button questions for the elected officials in attendance.  More...

Woodchuck increase feared

Residents worry about effects of office building

Noise and air pollution during construction or the landscaping of a property might be among the many reasons residents complain when faced with the prospect of a 19,000-square-foot office building being built next door.  But woodchucks?  More...

Local News

Registration open for Flight 3407 race

5K, Fun Run planned

The Flight 3407 Memorial 5K Race will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Clarence Town Place Park, 5400 Goodrich Road. A 5K will begin at 9:30 a.m., and a half-mile “Fun Run” will begin at 10 a.m. More...

EAGLE PROJECT

Joe Szadek, left, goes over plans for his Eagle Scout picnic pavilion roofing project with fellow Boy Scout Nate Dileas at Clarence Town Park on Saturday. More...

Fire company announces Labor Day parade winners

Clarence marchers recognized

The following were winners in the Clarence Center Fire Company’s Labor Day Parade. Various monetary prizes were awarded.  The first-place band unit was Marilla Fire Company, and in second place was Alexander Fire Company. More...

Letters to the Editor

There’s still a need to restore programs

Social media lit up last week with pictures of children ready for the first day of the new school year. More...

Candidate choice needed in elections

No matter whom I talk to, everyone feels the same. They are not happy with the current elected officials.  In a recent letter to the editor, it was brought to our attention that running for an office is nearly impossible.  More...

Soccer tournament support appreciated

On Aug. 30 and 31, the Clarence High School Soccer Boosters hosted the 31st annual Clarence High School Invitational Soccer Tournament. More...

Obituaries

Nelson John Herdic, antiques dealer

Nelson John Herdic, 82, of Clarence, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.  Mr. Herdic was a Buffalo native and one of 12 children. More...

Death Notice

ROSENTHAL, Master Sgt. Allan L. (Retired) of Williamsville, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. More...

Lifestyles

Women’s Group fosters friendships for 30 years

When the Women’s Group formed in 1983, its membership included only a handful of women. They would meet, have lunch or dinner, and swap stories and advice. More...

Friends of Harmony plans spaghetti dinner

TheFriendsofHarmonyhasscheduleditsannualspaghetti dinner for 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. 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

CLARENCE HOLLOW MURAL

Artist Augustina Droze, left; Katie Yu, Clarence Bistro & Brew owner; and Jean O'Connell, Clarence Hollow Association president, chat on Saturday during the dedication ceremony of Droze’s m More...

Clean Air Coalition issues Toxic Release Inventory Training Guide

The Clean Air Coalition of Western New York on Thursday released its new training guide to help communities learn about industrial releases in their neighborhood.  The guide Toxics Release Inventory Teach-In provides a step-by-step outline of h More...

Brain and Spine Center launches InvisionHealth Foundation

Dr. Michael K. Landi and Dr. Michael R. Stoffman, board-certified neurosurgeons, of the Brain and Spine Center, a division of InvisionHealth, announce the launch of a new, innovative nonprofit called InvisionHealth Foundation. More...


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