Weekly Feature



September 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Feeding starving children makes a world of difference

Bee Editorial

I n 1987, an organization dedicated to benefiting the lives of malnourished children was created.  Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization committed to feeding children hungry in body and spirit.  More...

Spindle items

• FALL FEST — I had the chance to speak with Deb Tangelder, owner of The Perfect Gift, and Linda Carpenter, owner of Yours Truly, last week in regard to the Meet in the Center Merchant’s Association’s Fall Fest happening from 5 More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 27, 1888   The Sunday School will hold a pink tea social at Mr. George Greek’s in South Newstead on Wednesday evening, Oct. 3.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.At the Sept. 11 Town Board meeting, Supervisor Hartzell stated in the work session that he was going to make a motion to appoint a person to the Highway Department. More...

Education

Clarence student to perform with national honors band

Clarence High School student Gabrielle Alberico has been selected as a member of the 2013 National Association for Music Education All-National Honor Symphonic Band. More...

Foundation making opportunities for students possible

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation was created by a group of parents and community advocates who sought a way to help fund extracurricular and interscholastic programs that were reduced in the 2013-14 school budget.  More...

Lifestyles

Line dancing isn’t just for cowboys

While country music does play a part in Western line dance culture, it’s a common misconception that cowboy boots and 10-gallon hats are a necessity on the dance floor. More...

Miles for Haiti race to raise school funds

Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road, will host Miles for Haiti from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29. The event is a two-hour run/walk around a loop on the Clarence bike path to support mission work at Grace School in Ile a Vache, Haiti. 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

Concert to benefit Melina’s White Light

Melina Riniolo was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma — a rare cancer affecting mostly infants and children — at just 8 years of age, having to spend the next five and a half years fighting cancer with everything her small body could throw at i More...

The Perfect Gift donating profits to charity

The Perfect Gift in Clarence Center celebrated 10 years of serving the community last week by announcing that it had been providing more than just a great selection of housewares and apparel.  More...

Events

Women’s business group hosting meeting Oct. 9   More...

County, towns agree on snow removal contract

Town officials across Erie County breathed a collective sigh of relief last week as an agreement was reached regarding compensation for snow removal and salting of county roads, following a brief stand-off.  More...

Clarence teen, thoroughbred stun local horse competition

Sixteen-year-old Clarence resident Paige Kouimanis told her friends and family that her horse, “Jovi,” had something special.  When she entered him in the 2013 Buffalo International Horse Show earlier this month, she thought she had More...

Local News

Oinktoberfest returns this weekend,

The popular barbecue event, Oinktoberfest, returns this weekend to The Great Pumpkin Farm, 11999 Main St.  As part of the Empire State Barbecue Championship, Oinktoberfest brings dozens of competitive BBQ chefs to Western New York from across th More...

Event to supply food for malnourished children

Hunger is a part of life for hundreds of thousands of children in the world.  (see editorial on page 4)  Since 1987, volunteers with the Feed My Starving Children organization have been working to provide youngsters across the globe with sp More...

Flu vaccination clinic scheduled at Akron Elementary gymnasium

Akron schools will host a flu and pneumonia clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday Oct. 10, in the elementary gymnasium at 47 Bloomingdale Ave., Akron. The clinic is part of the Visiting Nursing Association’s Immunization Program. More...

Police Blotter

Burning popcorn starts ‘fire sale’ at car dealership

Saturday, Sept. 14  • A 24-year-old male was arrested for driving with a suspended license following a traffic stop for speeding on Bergtold Road. Deputies released the man on traffic tickets pending arraignment in Clarence Court.  More...

Obituaries

William McKenzie Walker, chemical engineer

William McKenzie Walker, 82, of Amherst, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.  Mr. Walker was born in Dundas, Ontario, in 1931. More...

Sports

Football team just misses on OP upset

Clarence’s football team had one of its best chances to beat Orchard Park Friday night since its 2010 sectional title game victory over the Quakers, but in the end Orchard Park refused to be knocked off a second straight week and instead sent t More...

Travel baseball tryouts slated

The Buffalo Wings travel baseball program will be holding tryouts for its 2014 16U team at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Cazenovia Park in South Buffalo. To be eligible, players may not turn 17 years old before May 1, 2014. More...

COOPERSTOWN COUP

Clarence’s 12U Red Devils travel baseball team recently reached the “Sweet 16” round of the annual Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Tournament at Cooperstown, becoming the first town tea More...


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