Weekly Feature



September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Scarecrow Festival set to return to Main Street

As you drive along Main Street in Clarence Hollow later this month, you’re going to notice a lot of new faces. Inanimate ones, that is. More...

Editorials

Society must assist in suicide prevention

Bee Editorial

I n light of the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, the issues of depression, mental health and suicide have received greater attention both in the media and during conversations at the dinner table. More...

Spindle items

• REMEMBERING OUR HISTORY — Most people remember where they were when the tragedies of 9/11 began to unfold. For my part, I was a freshman at Canisius College, sitting in English 102 with Mr. Blum.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 12, 1889   Saturday morning, an excursion train with eight or ten cars, all loaded, from a shoe firm in Rochester, passed through Clarence on route to the Buffalo Fair.  Mr. More...

Obituaries

Thom Weyand, former Bee editor

Thom Weyand, 63, formerly of Buffalo, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. Weyand earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University in 1973.  After graduation, Mr. More...

Cecil L. Brown, millwright

Cecil L. Brown, 84, of Clarence, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.  Mr. Brown served in the Air Force during the Korean War.  He spent 32 years at Westinghouse, working as a millwright. More...

Death Notice

HELMS MARSHALL, Ruth E., (nee Daggett), of Clarence, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

The road of Red Knights: Motorcycle club wears two helmets

A Red Knight’s leather vest displays his club’s colors as he clutches the handlebars of his motorcycle.  “When I ride, it’s freedom for me,” said Blake Strom, a charter member of the Red Knights NY Chapter 21. More...

Blood drive to remember Clarence teen

The Clarence Highway Department is sponsoring a memorial blood drive to benefit Unyts in honor of Paul Englert Jr. from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at 6185 Goodrich Road. 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...

Business

High school junior learns trade of finance industry

The Summit Federal Credit Union partnered with Clarence High School Academy of Business & Finance student Andy Ritz to mentor him at Summit’s Clarence branch this summer as part of an internship.  Andy had the opportunity to shadow the More...

Chamber’s Golf Classic set for Monday at Brookfield

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is all set to tee off at its annual Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 15, at Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. More...

NOCO raises $13,334 for hospice

NOCO Express stores, which operates at 8925 Main St., recently raised $13,334 to support Hospice Foundation of Western New York.  Throughout the month of July, paper sunflowers were sold for $1 each at all of NOCO Express’ 36 locations to More...

Proposed subdivision concerns neighbors

A proposed 12-lot subdivision made waves at the Clarence Town Planning Board meeting on Sept. 3. The project, located at 8196 County Road, came before the board for an open space design concept review.  More...

Children’s ‘Star Wars’ author to appear at Clarence Middle

For young “Star Wars” fans, a children’s series based on the science fiction space saga has been entertaining the smallest Jedis in the universe since 2010.  More...

Local News

Ski club registration to begin at the end of this month

Registration for the Clarence High School Ski Club will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St.  More...

News Brief

The Clarence Planning Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 17, has been canceled. For more information about Town Board or Planning Board meetings, visit www2.erie.gov/clarence/.   More...

Clarence team places second at World Kan Jam Championship

For many people, Kan Jam has been a backyard staple at summer barbecues, tailgates and beach parties since the flying disc game became popular in the mid-2000s. More...

Police Blotter

Teen involved in stabbing incident at Labor Day fair

Saturday, Aug. 30  • Deputies responded to Eastwood Road for a report of an elderly man with dementia who had wandered off. The man was found near Maple and Elm streets. More...

Sports

Red Devil gridders escape Harm in season opener

Program-record rushing touchdown not enough to push West to victory

West Seneca West’s football team had just made things interesting in its season opening clash with Clarence — on junior Aaron Harm’s program-record 99-yard touchdown jaunt with less than a minute to play in the first half of Friday& More...

Girls tennis tops Will East, Amherst to start season 2-0

Clarence’s girls tennis team opened its 2014 season in nearly as flawless a manner as it could have, dousing Williamsville East on Sept. 3, 4-1, before shutting out Amherst the next day.  More...

Girls soccer rallies for tourney title

There’s no way to know how the 2013 title game of the annual Boosters Club Tournament would have played out for Clarence’s girls soccer team had it not been discontinued due to a serious injury to one of the opposing players, but the Lady More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Flight 3407 Memorial Race registration open   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 11  The Wiggles — Join Australia’s popular children’s musical group for the Ready, Steady, Wiggle! tour, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 11  Houghton Park/Buffalo River — Join the Foothills Trail Club for this 4- to 7-mile hike (distance will depend on hikers), 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, meet in the parking lot of Houghton Academy on Clinton Street; Free. More...

Special Events

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