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August 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Diabetes prevention program helps save lives

Bee Editorial

Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal but not yet diabetes. In other words, if you act now, you may just save your life and never get the debilitating disease.  More...

Spindle items

• ME AND MY BEE — You may already know this, but we run a summer contest called “Me and My Bee” — a photo competition where we encourage you to take a copy of The Bee on vacation and snap a photo of yourself or your famil More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 8, 1889   Mrs. Susan Longnecker of Rapids visited friends in Clarence last week.  On Sunday last, Mrs. Michael Bund celebrated her 68th birthday with a few of her friends.  Mr. A. More...

Police Blotter

Forgetful shopper calls cops when purse goes missing

• A 21-year-old man was charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended registration and unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Main Street.  • A resident of Stage Road reported that someone had stolen a rocking More...

Obituaries

Demetrios T. Liaros, architect

Demetrios T. Liaros, 81, of Lancaster, formerly of Clarence, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014.  Mr. Liaros served in the Army from 1954 to 1956 and graduated from the Syracuse University School of Architecture in 1959.  More...

Death Notice

MILAZZO, Michael V., of Clarence, died Sunday, July 27, 2014. Mr. Milazzo is survived by his wife, Phyllis; two daughters, Dana Zendano and Korey Chodash; one son, Steven; four grandchildren; and one brother, Joseph. More...

Lifestyles

The fun of Fishing

A s I unfold my battered red lawn chair on the grass, a familiar feeling of relaxation begins to wash over me. Fishing has been one of my favorite ways to unwind since I was a small child. More...

Bikes in Bloom continues in Clarence

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

Couple honeymoon in Las Vegas following Clarence nuptials

Katherine Guenther married Justin Rice during a late afternoon ceremony on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Samuel’s Grande Manor. The Rev. Deborah L. Turley officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Kris and Kenneth Guenther of Clarence. More...

Business

Students dance their way to success at David DeMarie studios

For dance students in Western New York, David DeMarie studio has been a staple of the community since 1968. More...

Bon Ton selling shirts to support bullying prevention

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates The Bon-Ton in the Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence, has announced its support of STOMP Out Bullying and Blue Shirt Day World Day of Bullying Prevention for the third consecutive year.  More...

Daniels Restaurant opens under new owner

Scott Donhauser, owner and executive chef, has reopened Daniels Restaurant in Hamburg. The restaurant, which has been in business for 23 years, is housed at 174 Buffalo St. More...

Fire company left waiting for utility crew for hours

Members of Harris Hill Fire Company spent much of Saturday night waiting for New York State Electric and Gas to arrive at the scene of downed power lines, which had caused a fire that destroyed the shed and its contents at a David Road home.  More...

Clarence takes home top prize at ‘Battle’

One of the Clarence Public Library’s four Battle of the Books teams took home first place Saturday at the end of summer competition at Erie Community College’s South Campus in Orchard Park.  More...

Local News

As sister retires, residents show appreciation

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For the men and women of The Clairmount retirement community on Main Street in Clarence, Sister Thomas Aquinas has been a fixture of the residence since she came there in 1976. A member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, she served as principal of St. More...

Farm surveillance leads burglar to turn self in

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office was seeking help from the public last week in identifying two suspects caught on camera during a burglary at a Clarence farm. At least one of them has since turned himself in to authorities.  More...

Ownership situation for Bills takes next step

With the Buffalo Bills being prepared for sale to a new owner, bids to acquire the franchise have been made public.  Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, businessman Donald Trump and musician Jon Bon Jovi, with support from two Toronto-based backe More...

Letters to the Editor

Buffalo poised for a comeback

I am a native of Western New York and have lived in Cleveland since 1973. I want to thank David Sherman for a very accurate and positive portrayal in his July 16 column of what has been emerging in Northern Ohio for about the last 18 months.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the negative comments about seniors and the Clarence Senior Center: first of all, the 2010 census says that 16.2 percent of the population is 65 plus, with an additional 13 percent of the people between the ages of 55 and 64. More...

Education

On the Campus

Binghamton University has named the following Clarence and Williamsville residents to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester: Jackie Xiang, Mimi Nam, Kevin D. Acker, Sarah M. Loud and Elizabeth A. Saturnino.  More...

Sports

St. Joe’s Davis leads North over South

All-Star Football Classic

Nigel Davis put on a show at the 39th annual Kensington Lions Club/ADPRO All-Star High School Football Classic Wednesday, July 30 at Depew High School’s Frank Constantino Sports Complex.  More...

Fall baseball league seeking teams

The Western New York Boys of Summer fall travel baseball league is accepting team registrations at the 11 through 16-year old age levels, based on players’ 2015 playing ages, for its upcoming season. More...

Lamm Post Baseball’s season ends in district semifinals

Lamm Post Baseball recently had two chances to win one game to advance in the American Legion District VIII Tournament, but instead, optimism turned to disappointment.  Having beaten West Seneca Post, the defending state champions, once already More...


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