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June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Search for man with gun ends peacefully

Residents near the intersection of County and Heise roads were asked to evacuate their homes on Thursday afternoon after reports surfaced that a man with a gun was wandering nearby.  More...

Editorials

Task force recommendations are sound

Bee Editorial

The Citizens Advisory Task Force presented its recommendations for the district’s facilities on Monday, and after thorough review, we support its scope of findings and what its recommendations will address.  More...

Spindle items

• FARMHOUSE — During the Town Board meeting on May 28, the Northwoods subdivision being developed off Greiner Road came under scrutiny because its then-proposed layout featured lots that would block the vista of the Bishop Lapp-Reigel farm More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 20, 1889   More...

Police Blotter

Man claims harassment by ‘low-interest’ loan shark

Saturday, June 7   • A 22-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Kudos to the Clarence bands and their annual Spectrum Concert. It was an amazing performance from all bands.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

COON, Audrie Irene, of Clarence, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Ms. Coon is survived by three cousins, Sydney Ponturo, Harold Boniface and Carlos Galvin. She was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Jane. More...

Sports

2014 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

Multi-faceted Slowinski named Player of the Year

Clarence junior Josh Slowinski can virtually do it all on a lacrosse field.  More...

Program cornerstones dot First Team lineup

They come from different schools, but all seven members of the 2014 Boys All-Bee Lacrosse Team have something in common: they all achieved greatness this season.   More...

2014 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

Continued success makes Lancaster a First-Team lock

When it comes to girls lacrosse in Western New York, few teams are building a reputation approaching that of the dynastic Orchard Park boys program as Lancaster. More...

What's Going On

Bikes in Bloom continues in Clarence

Bikes in Bloom, an annual bicycle decorating contest, is on display in Clarence Center.  More...

Akron Fourth of July festivities planned

The Village of Akron will host three days of Fourth of July festivities from Thursday, July 3, to Saturday July 5. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 20 . Evening Riverwalk — This 6-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 19 . After-School Escape — Enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, for kids in grades kindergarten through 5, 4:30 p.m. More...

Festivals

thurs. 19 . Taste of Alden — Sixteenth annual Alden Chamber of Commerce sponsored event celebrating the restaurants of Alden, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Alden Town Park, 13116 W. More...

Task force recommends $35.9 million in upgrades

Separate bond issues would be put to voters

Clarence school buildings and athletic facilities are in dire need of upgrades and repairs, according to a report presented by the Clarence Central School District’s Citizens Advisory Task Force. (See editorial on page four) More...

Multifamily housing amendment unsettling to developers

There are two sides to every story, and that was apparent last week when multiple developers came out in opposition to a proposed amendment to Clarence’s multifamily residential housing code.  More...

FLAG DAY

FLAG DAY — First-grade students Sadie LaDelfa, left, Isabel Rosel and Alyssa Carlson, along with other students and parents, attend a Flag Day program in the gymnasium at Clarence Center Elemen More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Student honored for volunteering efforts

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation was established last summer in response to dozens of teachers and programs that were eliminated following the defeat of the Clarence Central School District’s initial budget proposal. More...

Two-alarm fire causes damage on Stonebriar Drive

A two-alarm fire on Stonebriar Drive caused $130,000 damage to a single-family home on Saturday evening.  According to a press release from Amherst Fire Control, dispatch received an emergency call at about 5:45 p.m. More...

News Brief

The Clarence Planning Board meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled. For more information about upcoming town government meetings, visit http://www2.erie.gov/clarence/.   More...

Letters to the Editor

New additions set for ‘Day in the Park’

In a few days, you will have the opportunity to attend the town’s official Independence Day celebration at the Clarence Lions “Day in the Park” June 27 and 28. More...

Gratitude due town engineers

I’m writing this letter to thank the Clarence Engineering Department for its invaluable assistance on a problem we had here at our home last week.  More...

Members can seek answers at meeting

I am a member of the Clarence Senior Center and recently received notice in the center’s newsletter that the annual member meeting with the Senior Center Board of Directors will take place at 1:15 p.m. More...

Education

Students jump into African drumming circle

Kpanlogo and djembe drums native to Accra, the capital of Ghana in West Africa, fill the small gymnasium. More...

Williamsville schools discuss allergic reaction measures

by ANNA WALTERS  Reporter   A presentation at last week’s Williamsville School Board meeting focused on procedures and safety measures to help protect children from severe allergic reactions.  More...

AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS

AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS — Members of American Legion Post 838 are shown with the three scholarship winners from the post’s essay contest and the winner of the Boys State scholarship More...

Lifestyles

Dancing Shadows

‘City of Night’ combines history, art

As the sun sets over Buffalo’s Silo City, art awakens. From 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, June 28, “City of Night” will transform the historic grain elevators, located on the Buffalo River near Ohio Street, into a one-night art event. 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...

Concert series slated at Asa Ransom House

The Clarence Hollow Association’s free summer concert series returns to the lawn of Asa Ransom House, 10529 Main St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19. More...

Business

Shoe repair shop goes extra ‘step’ to please

Many people have a favorite pair of shoes they hope to keep in mint condition. More...

Code enforcement will enhance Hollow’s makeover

I f you are a regular reader of my column, you know that the Clarence Hollow Association is really committed to preserving and enhancing the Hollow.  More...

Spurlock joins Clarence HUNT location

Clarence resident Kelly Spurlock was recently named assistant broker consultant at Hunt Real Estate’s Williamsville/Clarence office.  More...


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