Weekly Feature



June 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Collins opposed to new EPA proposal

Rep. Chris Collins is hoping that opposition in the House of Representatives will be enough to stop the U.S. More...

Editorials

Green space for town is bigger than Greenprint

Bee Editorial

The Town Board meeting last week was a perfect example of how green space continues to be a priority for Clarence. It also served as a lesson about how advocating for it will continue to be difficult when residents are put at odds with developers. More...

Spindle items

• DANCING MACHINE — This Friday is the eighth-grade dance for students at Clarence Middle School. I very fondly remember my eighth-grade dance from when I was a student at St. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 6, 1889   There will be Children’s Day services next Sabbath evening in the Presbyterian and Disciple churches.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.How does it feel, Councilman Casilio, to have the quality of your neighborhood threatened by commercial development? More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CUMMINGS, Robert R., of Akron, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Mr Cummings is survived by two sons, Todd and Scott; four grandchildren; and one brother, Raymond. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. More...

Sports

OP’s third-quarter surge is enough to dash boys lax team’s title hopes

Clarence’s absolute worst-case scenario for the early portion of the Section VI Class A boys lacrosse championship game happened, according to coach Mike Silverstein — yet the Red Devils still nearly came away victoriously from the contes More...

Softball team punches finals ticket

Clarence’s softball team will find itself in a familiar spot this afternoon when it faces Williamsville North for the Section VI Class AA title at Niagara Wheatfield, though Orchard Park did everything it could — short of winning — More...

Baseball team sent home early from ‘AA’ playoffs

Clarence’s baseball team didn’t necessarily expect to walk over Lockport when the two squads met for a Section VI Class AA quarterfinal May 28, but the Red Devils certainly didn’t expect their playoff run to be of the one-and-done v More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Newstead Fire Company hosting car, truck show   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 5-sat. 7   More...

Special Events

thurs. 5  Meet Me at the CAM — Featuring films, guest speakers and facilitated discussions, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 5, at the Castellani Art Museum at the Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. More...

Family Activities

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Greenprint adds to cache; barn vista complicates Northwoods

Less than a month after receiving an award from the Western New York Section of the Upstate New York Chapter American Planning Association, the Clarence Greenprint program made one of its largest purchases ever during the Town Board meeting on May 28 More...

Bills move could hurt area businesses

The Buffalo Bills have played in Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park since 1973, and the roughly 70,000 people who have come to watch each home game have proved a financial benefit for local bars, restaurants, gas stations and retail stores.  More...

Local News

Resident raises awareness of suicide prevention

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Joan McCool wants everyone to understand the difference between being a bystander and being an “upstander.” More...

News Brief

The Town of Clarence Ethics Board will hold its next meeting at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, in the Kathleen Hallock Conference Room at Town Hall, 1 Town Place.  The Clarence Town Planning Board meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled. More...

Special Olympics torch run to make way through Clarence

The New York Special Olympics Summer Games return to Western New York this weekend at the University at Buffalo in Amherst. But they can’t begin before the torch relay makes its way through Clarence.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Day in the Park adds preview night

What do the world’s largest slip ‘n’ slide party, zip-line rides and “Adrenaline Rush” have in common? They are all new events at this year’s Day in the Park celebration from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. More...

Protect farmstead for town’s sake

The Bishop Lapp-Reigel farmstead and barn vista view — that old red-roofed barn with a farm field view off Greiner Road and east of Shimerville Road — will soon no longer be around as we know it today.  More...

Many due thanks for parade success

American Legion Post 838 would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported our town’s 94th annual Memorial Day celebration.  There are far too many organizations and individuals who should be thanked and for which there is sim More...

Education

Clarence Destination Imagination teams compete in Knoxville

Three Destination Imagination teams from Clarence High School and Clarence Middle School participated in the Destination Imagination Global Finals competition May 21-24 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  More...

On the Campus

Allison Hill of Clarence has been named to the dean’s list at Messiah College for the spring 2014 semester.  Courtney Stefanik of Clarence has been named to the dean’s list at King’s College for the spring 2014 semester.  More...

Lifestyles

Guitar competition

celebrates talent from around the globe

It isn’t every day an abundance of worldwide musical talents find themselves under one roof, but with the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, it’s a reality.  The competition, which has taken place every other y More...

Newstead Fire Company hosting car, truck show

Newstead Fire Company is hosting its fourth annual car, truck and motorcycle show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at its hall, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron. Registration for vehicles will take place until noon, with awards being presented at 4. 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

Member opportunities worthwhile for businesses

A s summer approaches, I am encouraged and excited to know that the Clarence Chamber of Commerce has a lot planned.  The board of directors, as well as the Chamber’s president, is working very diligently to ensure that 2014 has continued s More...

Chamber’s ‘Mini Business Expo’ coming next week

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host a spring Mini Business Expo showcasing about 25 Clarence Chamber member businesses from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Clarence Pizza Company, 6235 Goodrich Road, Clarence Center. More...

The wave of the future in pain management

Technology seems to be providing answers for almost everything these days. More...


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