Weekly Feature



July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Nativity recognized for contribution to Catholic Charities appeal

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Harris Hill was recognized by the Diocese of Buffalo last week for having the largest year-over-year dollar increase in its contribution to the 2014 Catholic Charities Appeal.  The Clarence church in More...

Editorials

Take necessary steps to stay safe this summer

Bee Editorial

With summer underway, we should take every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while the warm weather lasts. However, it’s important to also take the proper precautions against some of the dangers posed by the summer season.  More...

Spindle items

• DRIVE-IN — Going to the drive-in to see movies is hands down one of my favorite things to do during the summer. Superhero movies are typically my favorite. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 11, 1889   Rev. Mr. Allen went to the stone school house east of Harris Hill a week ago and talked to the Sunday school.  Messrs. Howe and Cummings are having an excellent success with their book business. More...

Police Blotter

Man becomes irate when caught blocking fire lane

Saturday, June 28  • Deputies were called to Sesh Road for a report of a vehicle that was driving erratically. The vehicle was located at the address of the owner. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the gentleman who wrote a letter to the editor comparing the senior center to the educational services of the town, I still fail to see the similarities. People get to vote whether or not the school runs the way it should be. More...

Education

SCHOLARSHIP

Clarence High School graduate Timothy Arnold was recently named the 2014 Louis J. Nanni Scholarship recipient, awarded in honor of Nanni, Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union treasurer for 39 years. More...

Foundation expanding board, seeking applicants

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing enrichment to students, announced last week that it has expanded its board of directors from seven to nine members and is looking for candidates to fill the two new positi More...

On the Campus

Potsdam State College has named the following Clarence and Williamsville residents to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester: David Bojanowski, Derek Frost, John Mergenhagen and Christopher Sendziak.  More...

Lifestyles

World Cup creates hysteria on Hertel

Once every four years, the World Cup craze takes over nations around the globe, and with this country’s consistent improvement in the tournament, enthusiasm is also at an unprecedented level here. 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...

Youth Bureau

Movie Night  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

fri. 11  Full Buck Moon Walk — Join a walk in the woods to look for whitetail deer growing new velvety antlers during the full moon, 6:30 p.m. More...

Theatre

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Rock the Barn to welcome Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials

Rock the Barn — the annual concert fundraiser that supports the Clarence Newstead Meals on Wheels Task Force — returns to the Big Yellow Barn, 9015 Main Street, July 18 and 19. More...

Concert association continues town’s summer entertainment

The Clarence Concert Association kicked off its 56th season of concerts in Clarence Town Park on Sunday with a show tailored to suit the weekend’s patriotic festivities.  More...

Local News

Hearts and Hands receives national recognition

Hearts and Hands has received a 2014 STAR Merit Award for $2,500 from the National Volunteer Transportation Center. More...

FUNSLIDE

Jacob Anderson, 12, and his sister, Molly, 11, of Akron ride the Funslide during HollowFest on Friday afternoon in Clarence Town Park on Main Street.   More...

Clarence fire companies help with Akron blaze

An early morning fire on Monday at an Akron manufactured home park prompted calls to Clarence Center Fire Company and the Clarence Fire Department to aid in extinguishing the blaze.  More...

Letters to the Editor

School staff still great in face of cuts

Having taught in the Clarence Central School District for 35 years, I was very aware of the dedication and efforts of our elementary and secondary teachers. More...

Thanks for ‘Day in Park’ success

It was another outstanding Day in the Park event, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank my Day in the Park organizing committee: Co-chair Tim Pazda, Councilman Patrick Casilio, Mary Celine Aaron, Veronica Jenks, Jon Brennan, Flora Leamer More...

Hold your criticism of center suggestion

I couldn’t believe it.  It seems two people called in response to my June 4 letter requesting that the town should add an additional room at the Clarence Senior Center. More...

Obituaries

Peter Gessner, educator, led exchange program

Peter Gessner, 83, of Williamsville, died Friday, June 27, 2014.  Born in Warsaw, Poland, he endured the horrors of World War II and the Nazi occupation.  Dr. More...

Gary E. Light, State Supreme Court reporter

Gary E. Light, 76, of Clarence, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014.  In 1957, Mr. Light graduated from the Stenographic Court Reporting School in Buffalo. Following his graduation, he became a certified shorthand reporter in 1962.  More...

Vincent J. Graber Sr., former state assemblyman

Vincent J. Graber Sr., 83, of West Seneca, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014.  A former state assemblyman, Mr. Graber got his start in local politics during the 1960s. More...

Sports

Banaszak named Bee’s Coach of the Year

Todd Banaszak knows a thing or two about coaching basketball and softball, as anyone who has followed his teams’ respective successes over the years can attest.  More...

Lamm Post Baseball splits road games

Lamm Post Baseball (11-8 overall, 7-5 league) split four road games last week in the ultra-competitive District VIII North Division.  Parity seems to be the word of the day as Lamm Post can still finish anywhere from first to sixth with six game More...

Red Devil Camps to offer chance to improve skills

Red Devil Camps will give athletes interested in soccer and lacrosse the opportunity to improve their skills this month.  The Future Champs Soccer Camp will run from 9-11 a.m. July 14-17 at Clarence Middle. More...

Business

Soaker 7.7K aims to raise awareness of heat-related illness

Heading into the summer months, Excelsior Orthopaedics is gearing up for the fall sports season and is informing the Western New York sports community that heat-related illness is the number one cause of athlete death.  More...

Bon Ton raises $340K for March of Dimes

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. raised $340,000 from its Mother’s Day and Father’s Day promotions supporting the March of Dimes Imbornto Campaign from April 23 through June 15.  More...

ROTARY INSTALLATION

The Clarence Rotary Club installed its officers for the 2014-15 year during a recent ceremony at Brookfield Country Club. From left are Treasurer Chris Greene, President-Elect Chrissy Casilio-Bluhm, President Bill Casilio Jr. More...


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