Weekly Feature



June 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

BUFFET BANTER

Matthew Johnson, left, Bella Bly, Dana Warner and Nicholas Knorz take time for refreshments and conversation during the Clarence High School Senior Prom held at the Statler City in Buffalo on Friday evening. For more prom photos see page 11.   More...

Editorials

Don’t challenge the hot weather

Bee Editorial

It’s finally hot outside in Western New York, but that doesn’t mean that taking in as much sun and warmth as possible is a good idea. More...

Spindle items

• GETTING A CHARGE — It was interesting to learn this week that the Asa Ransom House has partnered with Tesla Motors to become a charging station for the car company’s Model S electric vehicle. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 19, 1890 Mr. J.A. Thompson is superintending road work in Clarence. Mr. George Fidinger and wife have returned from a brief honeymoon at Oakfield and Lockport. Mrs. More...

Police Blotter

Man on Transit reportedly challenging cars to hit him

Saturday, June 6  • Patrol responded to Transit Road on the report of a disorderly man who was waving his arms, stepping off the curb and challenging cars to hit him. He was gone when patrol arrived.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I ride on the Clarence bike path, and I notice there are mile markers missing on the west short path between the Ransom Road bridge and the trailer park; specifically, markers 3.0, 2.9, 2.5. 2.3, 2.2 and 2.1 seem to missing. More...

Education

Mock Trial captain sees law in his future

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Mitchell Snyder may not know exactly what major he’ll choose when he begins classes in the fall at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, but he knows that law is the only plausible direction.  Before his recent graduation from Clare More...

Clarence Senior Prom 2015

GETTING UNDERWAY — David Smith and Sara Vogel arrive at the Statler City in Buffalo for the Clarence High School Senior Prom. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo BookFest features old-school printing, book arts

Rosemary Williams works in a place where she can get a little messy using an old-school printing method: letterpress.  Williams, program director at the Western New York Book Arts Center, said people spend a lot of time looking at screens. More...

Day in the Park seeks volunteers

The Day in the Park committee is looking for interested volunteers to help with Bark in the Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Day in the Park from noon till 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27. No experience is necessary. 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. June’s topic: parent/child communication.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Craft show to benefit ALS Association A craft show to benefit the ALS Association will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Newstead Fire Hall, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron. Admission is $1 for adults. More...

Business

Hollowfest seeks volunteers, hot dog contestants

Excitement is building as the third annual Hollowfest is scheduled to be held July 2-4 at Clarence Town Park. As word spreads, we have had a great response to this event by everyone.  More...

Preventive medical practice integrates specialties

Most Americans have a similar view of how health care in this country operates: You go to the doctor when you get sick or become injured in order to get better. More...

Salvatore’s Grand Hotel named to TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Salvatore’s Grand Hotel has recently been inducted into the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor.com, according to Mark Jerge, general manager of Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More.  Businesses are added to the Hall More...

Preservation Commission unveils barn survey results

The Clarence Historic Preservation Commission presented some of the results of what it coined a “reconnaissance level” survey of barn structures in town during the June 10 Town Board meeting.  More...

Elementary report cards to see change

The Clarence Board of Education on Monday gave an overview of the 2015-16 elementary school report cards, which will feature a 4-point grading scale.  Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks said the board is looking for two results with the report card. More...

Local News

Troopers make arrest at Best Buy

State troopers in Clarence arrested a Fishkill, New York, man on Friday after security personnel at the Best Buy electronics store on Transit Road allegedly observed him pocketing an item.  According to information from state police, Kyle Ng, 25 More...

Clarence-based group applies to become state cannabis provider

Alternative Medicine Associates, LLC, a physician led, cannabis-based health care provider headquartered in Clarence, has submitted an application to the state Department of Health to become one of five registered organizations to manufacture and dis More...

Asa Ransom House offers charging station for electric vehicles

The Asa Ransom House, located at 10529 Main St., has teamed up with Tesla Motors to provide what it describes as an increasingly desirable amenity: Tesla Destination Charging.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Senior Center meeting open to all

At 1:15 p.m. Thursday, June 25, the Clarence Senior Center will host its 30th annual membership meeting of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. Board of Directors.  More...

Thanks for support of Youth Court

On behalf of the Clarence Youth Court, I would like to thank Sheriff Tim Howard, Deputy Amy Klimowicz and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Capt. Steve Graap, Lt. More...

Reader lauds editor’s column

Thank you for your editorial titled “Newseum asks what we would do #WithoutNews,” which was in the June 10 edition of The Bee.  I worked as a research librarian and fact-checker for The Freedom Forum and Newseum from 2006 to 2008, an More...

Obituaries

Lucy M. Aiken, restaurant owner

Lucy M. Aiken (nee Rebrovich), owner of Lucy’s Country Kitchen restaurant and resident of Clarence Center, died Thursday, June 11, 2015. She was 92.  Mrs. More...

Death Notice

THUMAN, David E., of Clarence, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. He is survived by one son, David E. Jr.; two daughters, Kaitlyn and Victoria; his father, Louis; and one brother, Eric. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Section finalists fill First Team lineup

2015 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

Amherst, Lancaster and Williamsville East all appeared in Section VI finals, so it is not a surprise that all three schools are represented on the 2015 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Team.  Amherst, which defeated Lake Shore, 13-10, to win the Class C t More...

Lancaster’s Buccieri selected as Girls’ Coach of the Year

“Heart, hustle and family” is a motto Lancaster girls lacrosse coach Julie Buccieri has used with her players for close to a decade. More...

Gabriel repeats as Girls’Player of the Year

Grace Gabriel was arguably the most dominant girls lacrosse player in Section VI this spring.  The Lancaster senior midfielder recorded 80 goals, which was third in the section and broke Lancaster’s single-season record by 14 goals. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

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Garden Tours

sat. 20 & sun. 21   Lewiston Garden Fest — For the 10th year, Lewiston’s historic Center Street will feature gardening demonstrations and more than 60 vendors selling flowers, plants, garden art and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More...


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