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July 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Heroin problem needs to be addressed

Bee Editorial

The use of heroin in Western New York has reached what some people are calling epidemic levels with overdoses occurring more frequently.  More...

Spindle items

• WALK THROUGH TIME — Historical walks are a great way to learn something new — often about places or people you may have thought you already knew quite well.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 10, 1890 Mr. Elmer Bowman, of Bowmansville, spent Sunday with friends and acquaintances in Swormville. Quite a number will go from here to attend the Silver Lake assembly and camp meeting, commencing July 14 and closing August 8. More...

Police Blotter

Man charged with DWI after hitting parked vehicle

Saturday, June 27  • A burglar alarm was reported at a business on Sheridan Drive. It was an apparent malfunction.  • Patrol responded to a report of a large group of people fighting at Samuel’s Grande Manor. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. I live off Transit Road between Maple and Klein, and I live across from Wegmans. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

STREAMAN, Barbara J. (nee Johnson), of Clarence, died Thursday, July 2, 2015. She is survived by her son, Christopher McCumber; two daughters, Connie McCumber Brown and J. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball’s Meyer named Bee’s top coach

Called assistant ‘invaluable’ in helping team excel in 2014

Lots of coaches — appropriately — put a great deal of emphasis on having his or her players put the team’s greater good ahead of their individual desires. More...

Registration process underway for basketball, softball camps

Opportunities for school-aged children to improve their basketball or softball skills are coming to Clarence this summer.  The ninth annual Big Red Basketball Camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade will go from Aug. More...

Red Devil Camps to hold soccer, lax sessions

The Red Devil Camps program is gearing up for another summer of instructing future Clarence High School athletes in the finer points of soccer and lacrosse.  The Future Champs Soccer Camp and Red Devils Lacrosse Camp will both be held at Clarenc More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Vacation Bible school planned at Zion Lutheran   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Special Events

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Festivals

sat. 11   Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival — Featuring the music of Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Teeny Tucker, Mississippi Heat, Tony Monaco with Bobby Militello, Chicago Blues Connection and more, noon-9 p.m. More...

Clarence High School graduate to perform with Buffalo Philharmonic

When Lauren Scanio was young, she was in attendance at a performance by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and saw a high school flute player given the opportunity to play alongside them. More...

TRI-FIVE FINALE

Jill Bromstead and Scott George, of Elma, look at vintage Chevys during the 40th annual and final Tri-Five Car Show held Sunday at The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence.   More...

Local News

GARDEN GIRLS

Girl Scout Troop 30943 members Anne Finlayson, left, Lauren Dunn, Anna Ridge and Morgan Plewinski recently worked on the Beeman Creek Park Butterfly Garden, helping by weeding, planting and mulching at the park located northwest of Lapp and Strickler More...

Hollowfest 4th of JULY FAIR

HOLLOWFEST — A birds-eye view of the midway at Hollowfest, an Independence Day weekend celebration that took place July 2-4 in Town Park on Main Street in Clarence. More...

Services available to treat heroin abuse

Heroin abuse has been on the rise during the past several years, reaching epidemic proportions.  Residents gathered at the Cheektowaga Senior Center on June 24 to express concerns, learn about resources available and get statistics from police a More...

Letters to the Editor

Town should invest in pickleball courts

Pickleball is a lifetime sport that everyone from children to seniors can play. It’s a combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. More...

GOP picks have earned endorsement

The Clarence Republican Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates chosen by the members at their endorsement meeting held May 19.  They are Patrick Casilio for supervisor, Robert Geiger and Christopher Greene for councilmen, Nancy More...

Reflecting upon Day in the Park

Weather postponed our wonderful Day in the Park until July 25, but it is time to reflect upon how this wonderful Clarence tradition came about.  More...

Education

News Brief

The Clarence Central School District Board of Education will hold its annual reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 13 in the lecture hall at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. More...

On the Campus

Miami University has named the following Williamsville students to the dean’s list for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year: Stephen Schwab, Ryan Myers, Timothy Myers, Thomas Roesch and Timothy Gesel.  More...

Students make first honors list at Canisius High School

The following Clarence area students have achieved first honors during the fourth marking period at Canisius High School:  Grade 9 - Christopher Cardillo, Trevor Peca  Grade 10 - Matthew Bagar, Nicholas Calabrese, William Jermak, Cameron Ma More...

Lifestyles

Thunder of Niagara

Air show returns with more noise

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will take to the sky, displaying the capabilities of the fighter jet and those who fly it, at the Thunder of Niagara Air Show. More...

Concert Association series continues Sunday

The Clarence Concert Association’s annual summer concert series resumes its six-week run at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 12, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. More...

Bayer-Gutillo

Cheryl Atkinson of East Amherst announced the engagement of her daughter, Brittany Elizabeth Bayer, also the daughter of the late Robert Bayer, to Andrew James Gutillo, son of Patricia and James Gutillo of Clarence.  Miss Bayer graduated from Cl More...

Business

Children’s theater returns to Eastern Hills

Western New York’s favorite animal guy, Jeff Musial from Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics, will be at Eastern Hills Mall Saturday, July 11, to kick off the mall’s 13th annual Children’s Summer Theater series.  More...

Niagara Produce recognized for new look

Niagara Produce, 8555 Transit Road, was recently chosen as the June 2015 Clarence Chamber of Commerce Community Beautification Award recipient. More...

Chamber accepting applications for next leader

Clarence Chamber of Commerce President Judy Sirianni will be leaving her position effective Oct. More...


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