Weekly Feature



June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawmakers honor state trooper’s memory

The Interstate 290 bridge that crosses State Route 425 at the Colvin Boulevard exit in Tonawanda was dedicated on Thursday as the State Trooper Kevin P. Dobson Sr. More...

Editorials

Town summer activities are great value

Bee Editorial

A s kids count down the days to the start of school summer vacation, we want to remind you that there are many opportunities in your town to keep your children entertained and preoccupied with healthy, enriching activities — many of which are f More...

Spindle items

• FOOD TRUCK DELIGHT — Monday night, I went to a concert at the Buffalo Outer Harbor.  As a huge live music fan, being able to go see a show on the waterfront these days makes my heart swell — especially after going to shows on More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 13, 1889   The Parker Union excursion takes place on Saturday, June 15, to Toronto. Train leaves Clarence at 8:40 a.m. Fare for round trip is $2.00. More...

Police Blotter

Chemistry toy alerts, confuses man

Saturday, May 31  • A 17-year-old girl was arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart on Transit Road. More...

Obituaries

Sister Sheila Anne (Kathleen) Burke, principal, educator

Sister Sheila Anne (Kathleen) Burke, 73 , of Amherst, died Monday, June 2, 2014.  Sister Burke served as the principal of St. Mary’s School in Swormville from 1979 until her death. More...

Death Notice

TUCKER, Helen, ( Reilly, nee Decker), of Clarence, died Saturday, May 24, 2014. She is survived by one daughter, Judith Reilly Groder Royer; and one son, Douglas Charles Reilly Sr.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Softball team earns trip to state semis

Buczkowski throws first career perfect game in Regional victory

Friday’s Class AA Far West Regional was the perfect bit of revenge for Katrina Buczkowski and her Clarence softball teammates. More...

STATE CHAMPIONS

The STARS (Southern Tier Athletes Reaching for Success) of Western New York girls basketball team went 4-0 to win the eighth-grade New York State AAU Championship May 31-June 1 in Lyons, New York. More...

Heading back to states

The umpire keeps a keen eye on home plate to make sure that Corrie Colf, second from right in the group of players, touches home plate after smashing a three-run home run over the left-field fence during Clarence’s 8-0 win over Williamsville No More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market open for business   The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October at 10717 Main St. For more information, visit www.clarence farmersmarket.com. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 12  Meet Me at the CAM — Featuring films, guest speakers and facilitated discussions, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 12, at the Castellani Art Museum at the Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. More...

Bikes in bloom

Gertie’s waitress Emma Griswald waters the restaurant’s entry for Bikes In Bloom in Clarence Center on Saturday. The annual bicycle decorating contest is currently on display at homes and businesses throughout Clarence Center. More...

Food trucks to feed stressed exam takers

Exam week can be a time filled with stress and anxiety — especially if you don’t know what you’re going to eat for lunch. More...

Local News

Buffalo woman charged with driving while intoxicated on Main Street

A Buffalo woman is facing driving while intoxicated charges after she was stopped for driving “erratically” on Main Street in Clarence on Saturday.  According to a press release from the State Police, troopers pulled over a green For More...

Nearby rabid cat serves as reminder to get pets vaccinated

The first documented case since 2008 of a rabid cat in Erie County recently occurred in neighboring Newstead.  More...

Flashing light goes live at County and Strickler intersection

The Erie County Department of Public Works completed the installation of a flashing light at the intersection of County and Strickler roads on Friday.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Senior Center needs another large room

As I now live in East Amherst, I have been a member of the Clarence Senior Center for more than 20 years and have enjoyed almost every minute of it.  The only times I haven’t enjoyed it are when something I look forward to has been cancele More...

Thank you for a great experience

During the past three months, I ran for a public office for the first time. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Clarence seniors were treated to two wonderful concerts last week. Many thanks to Joseph Mohan for his performance at the Senior Center on Monday and to Rev. More...

Education

Students prepare for summer internships

More than 40 Clarence High School Academy of Business and Finance students will complete a 130-hour, compensated internship program this summer. More...

SCHOLARSHIP

Clarence High School student Kathleen Shrader was awarded a $500 Clarence Kiwanis Club scholarship at the Clarence Youth Bureau Awards night on May 27. Shrader completed 875 hours of community service at multiple locations.  More...

Writing workshop scheduled for July

The Western New York Writing Project will host a summer writing institute for educators from July 14 through 25.  The intensive workshop will allow anyone involved in education to improve his or her writing skills.  More...

Lifestyles

Opinions on caffeine run hot and cold

Caffeine. One week it’s viewed as a deadly toxin and the next week praised as a miracle drug.  Some say it can destroy the nervous system, and others say it has benefits that can prevent common cancers. More...

Grace Swiston Alzheimer’s fundraiser

The seventh annual Grace Swiston Memorial Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Elks Lodge, located at 2805 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. More...

Inventor, pioneer, father: Richard Cummins remembered

In the eyes of the nation, Richard Cummins was a leading contributor to the space race, using his intelligence and imagination to create the first high-altitude pressure suit and breathing apparatus — the precursor of the spacesuit. More...

Business

Niagara County Produce keeps old charm in new storefront

In 1952, 11-year-old Richard Dorr began working at a farmers market located at the intersection of Transit Road and Millersport Highway in Clarence. Less than a decade later, he would purchase the market from the original owners, the Ruben family. More...

Kaleida promotes local residents to top posts

Residents of Clarence and Williamsville have recently received executive appointments from Kaleida Health.  Dr. David P. Hughes of Clarence has been named executive vice president and chief medical officer. More...

Business Brief

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host the next installment of its After Hours Business Blender series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Brian Parisi Copiers, 8316 Main St. More...


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