Weekly Feature



July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Kloss takes lead as district weighs capital projects

Beginning her fourth term as a trustee on the Clarence Board of Education, Maryellen Kloss was elected by her peers to serve as the next president during Monday night’s reorganizational meeting at Clarence High School.  Kloss succeeds Mich More...

St. Mary’s picnic returns this weekend

St. Mary’s of Swormville, 6919 Transit Road, will hold its 165th annual picnic from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 20.  More...

Editorials

County, town need to find Conner Road solution now

Bee Editorial

A child unable to get off a school bus in front of his home because of the makeshift lake in the driveway. First responders shimmying on a ladder across overflowing ditches in order to reach a fire hydrant. More...

Spindle items

• FIRE SAFETY — This Saturday at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is Fire Safety Day.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 18, 1889   More...

Police Blotter

‘Suspicious cars’ actually surprise party attendees

Saturday, July 5  • A 57-year-old man was charged with burglary and petit larceny after he allegedly shoplifted approximately $350 in merchandise from Macy’s at Eastern Hills Mall. More...

Education

Williamsville schools examine athletic fields upgrades

A work group recently established by the Williamsville schools is in the process of developing a capital project plan that would upgrade athletic fields and facilities throughout the district.  More...

Sports

Boys volleyball named Bee’s Team of Year

Clarence boys volleyball coach Kevin Starr had previously tasted victory once in the 26-year history of the annual Clarence Invitational Tournament going into this past fall’s 27th installment, but that long ago conquest paled in comparison to More...

Young linksters qualify for golf skills contest

A number of the area’s top young golfers recently earned the chance to compete in the sub-regional round of a drive, chip and putt championship based on their performances at the qualifier at Harvest Hill.  More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

School may have just ended, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 18  Evening Riverwalk — This 6-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Art

fri. 18  Hallwalls 2014 Members Exhibition — Opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 18, and continues through Aug. 29, and ends with a closing reception from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Festivals

thurs. 17-sun. 20   More...

Area fire departments help Roswell patient find positivity

Dave Blank, a   patient at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and  a volunteer firefighter with the North Boston Fire Company, has a new way to get motivated in his fight against a disease.  More...

Goodrich work to begin next month; Conner still in question

Residents in the north end of Clarence have been waiting anxiously to see when major reconstruction work on Goodrich Road will begin. More...

Town purchases land to enhance Peanut Line

The Clarence Town Board approved the purchase of about one acre of vacant land located at 6170 Heise Road at its June 9 meeting.  The land, which is at the intersection of Heise and Clarence Center Road, will be used to enhance the Peanut Line r More...

Local News

Monarch butterflies find advocates in Clarence

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When you think of endangered species, the monarch butterfly might not come immediately to mind, as other animals such as pandas and African elephants have more prominent advocacy groups supporting their plights.  More...

Newstead Fire Co. receives federal grant

Newstead Fire Company has been awarded a $152,000 federal grant to update its fire equipment. According to a press release from Rep. More...

Hero House Giveaway to support veterans organizations

Residents have a chance to help veterans and win a house by participating in the Hero House Giveaway.  The giveaway kicked off on Memorial Day in an effort to raise money for three veterans organizations.  More...

Obituaries

Richard F. Wiesinger, professional engineer, volunteer

Richard F. Wiesinger, 80, formerly of Clarence, died Monday, June 9, 2014.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

CIMATO, Concetta S., (nee Scozzari), of Clarence, died Saturday, July 12, 2014. Mrs. Cimato is survived by her husband, Carmelo; two daughters, Maria Mulaniff and Carolyn Cimato; one son, Ferdinando; six grandchildren; and one sister, Carol Avino. More...

Lifestyles

Families take their hometown on vacation for photo contest

For more than 20 years, Bee Newspapers has featured dedicated readers taking time away from their busy lives to rest, relax and to participate in the Me and My Bee photo contest. The contest comprises reader-submitted creative vacation photos. More...

St. Mary’s annual picnic, Chowder Chase set

St. Mary’s Parish in Swormville will hold its picnic from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at the parish, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville. The picnic will include games, theme baskets, food, music and the Chowder Chase Race 5K run and 3K walk. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. More...

Business

HollowFest success thanks to residents and vendors

The summer is flying by. Where did it go? I know why it’s going so fast; the Clarence Hollow Association Board of Directors has been consumed with putting on the second annual HollowFest July 3-5.  More...

Children’s theater returns to Eastern Hills

Jeff Musial, of Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics, will be at Eastern Hills Mall Children’s Summer Theater at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, in the Center Court Commons in front of Macy’s.  More...

Taste of Clarence returns next month

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s 11th annual Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the Clarence Town Park pavilion, 10405 Main St.  More...


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