Weekly Feature



July 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MONTABAUR HEIGHTS

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin, left, Peter Eimer, COO of Brothers of Mercy, and Clarence Town Supervisor David Hartzell look at a floor plan of Montabaur Heights during the groundbreaking ceremony held at Brothers of Mercy on June 25. More...

Editorials

Use common sense if choosing to use fireworks

Bee Editorial

Enjoying consumer fireworks on our nation’s birthday is as traditional as cookouts and parades in many locations nationwide. More...

Spindle items

• SUMMER — Summer break is officially here for Clarence students, and I can remember very fondly the excitement of taking that last bus ride home in June with two full months of no homework stretched out before me.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 4, 1889   Miss Sarah Eshelman, who has been sojourning in Kansas for a year, is home again.  A part of seven young Akron gentlemen sailed into Clarence Center on their silent steeds — bicycles — on Sunday More...

Letters to the Editor

Senior Center concerns are valid

Several comments appeared recently in the Bee Heard segment that were very critical of the Clarence Senior Center and questioned the expenditure of taxpayer money for senior services in Clarence. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to think that teachers understand all kids have their own unique personalities and characteristics, and I would hate for any of my kids’ teachers to think that all kids are the same with just different names.  More...

Education

Clarence High School 142nd Commencement Ceremony

Chris Ostolski, with triplets, Tyler, left, Ryan and Jenna after the Clarence High School 142nd Commencement held Saturday at Kleinhans Music Hall. More...

On the Campus

Clarence resident Courtney Cotter has been named to the dean’s list at Canton State College for the spring 2014 semester.  More...

Lifestyles

Lost in paradise...

Seeking the perfect local bookstore

Chain bookstores sit on nearly every corner, making their presence known to those seeking a quick lit fix, but a little hunting can lead to finding a local gem. More...

July filled with activities at the library

If you are interested in reading, computer technology, science, games, local history, animals, magic, local celebrities or laughter, you’ll find these and more at the Clarence Public Library this summer.  The slogan for our library system More...

Library Calendar

Interactive Improv  Defiant Monkey Improv — an interactive improvisation show that encourages kids to read — is fun for the whole family and takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10.  Camp JumpBunch  More...

HollowFest aims to restore past fair heyday

Jean O’Connell remembers annual 4th of July festivals in Town Park when she was a little girl growing up in Clarence Hollow. More...

Road projects developing, albeit slowly

The Town Board meeting held June 25 was fairly uneventful, not surprisingly so, considering the light agenda and beautiful summer weather. More...

Local News

Student recognized as top volunteer in 2014

The Clarence Youth Bureau is known mainly as a place that provides services, opportunities and resources for area children and teens. More...

BARK IN THE PARK

Alyssa Zyla, with “Lola,” left, Gabby Irwin with “Lolly,” Madeline Graham with “Max” and her sister Molly all brought their dogs to Bark in the Park, held Saturday as part of Day in the Park at Clarence Town Park. More...

Hope for Tomorrow returns from overseas trip

Foundation continues to help underdeveloped countries

On May 29, the Hope for Tomorrow Foundation left for Ghana, Africa — its 23rd trip abroad in two decades.  Hope for Tomorrow Foundation recruits doctors from across the United States to help children in other parts of the world with variou More...

Police Blotter

Resident mistakes skunk for smoke, calls police

Saturday, June 21  • A male reported that two male minors were throwing stones, and he believed that one struck his vehicle, causing damage. He was advised to go through small claims court.  More...

Obituaries

Lucille Claudette Bianchi, department head assistant

Lucille Claudette Bianchi (nee Demily), 65, of Clarence, died Friday, June 27, 2014.  Mrs. Bianchi served as an assistant to department heads in Facilities Planning and Industrial Engineering at the University at Buffalo. More...

Death Notices

AQUILINA, Frank S., of Williamsville, died Friday, June 27, 2014. Mr. Aquilina is survived by three daughters, Marie Aquilina, Nancy Policelli and Diane Socie; one son, Franklin; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Lucille Christopher. More...

Sports

MLB prospect Dave Hollins voted Player of the Year

2014 All-Bee Baseball

Getting drafted straight out of high school in Western New York is a rare occurrence.  It’s only happened four times since 2009, and Orchard Park senior shortstop Dave Hollins became the most recent on June 7 after the Detroit Tigers selec More...

Lancaster’s Mark Dalfonso named Coach of the Year

Lancaster head coach Mark Dalfonso had to get creative at the beginning of the season because all of his players were tired of practicing indoors.  He came up with fresh ways to continue working on the fundamentals and get quality repetitions. More...

All-Bee Baseball Team named; selection process explained

The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best baseball players with the third annual installment of the All-Bee Baseball Team.  Being selected for the team is an honor that the recipients are proud to rec More...

Business

Reflections provides service on a first-name basis

Reflections Hair Design of Western New York has provided hair and spa needs for customers of all ages for many years. Earlier this year, owner Deborah Michnik had her co-owner and partner of 25 years retire, making her the sole owner of the studio. More...

AAA projects 41 million Americans to take an Independence Day getaway

AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend. That’s a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million Americans who traveled last year.  More...

Summer concerts begin this weekend

The Clarence Summer Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Arie Lipsky, begins its 56th season of concerts this weekend.  More...


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