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July 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Summer party season no excuse to turn a blind eye

Bee Editorial

Summer is a time filled with backyard barbecues, family picnics and graduation parties. And, sure, there is going to be alcohol at many of them. More...

Spindle items

• NEW HORIZONS — When I was in elementary school, one of my favorite subjects was planetary science. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 17, 1890 Tuesday night, a large bay team hitched to a spring wagon walked past the Bee office near the curb and would have run into Dr. Krim’s rig had not he been near at hand and stopped it. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.While traveling down Shimerville Road, a bicyclist cut right in front of my vehicle on the Clarence Bike Path. She was angry because I did have to slam on my brakes to stop, but she needs to know that bikers have to stop at the roads. More...

Education

Mampe hired as assistant principal at high school

At the July 13 Clarence Board of Education meeting, members unanimously voted to approve Julie Mampe as assistant principal at Clarence High School. She replaces Sharon Webber who retired at the end of the 2014-15 school year.  More...

SPECIAL VISITOR

New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia, left, meets with teachers Lari Korniczky and Pat Kumm during a visit to Sweet Home Middle School on Thursday. More...

On the Campus

Dominic Naples of Clarence was named to the dean’s list at Brockport State College for the spring 2015 semester.  More...

Lifestyles

A March to Remember

Jason Jaskula vividly remembers April 4, 2005. It marked the first time he had been assigned to a mission separately from his close friend, Staff Sgt. Christopher Dill, since his deployment to Diyala, Iraq, as a sergeant major.   More...

Community carnival set at Harris Hill UMC

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., will host a free community carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 18. More...

Library Calendar

‘Every Hero Has a Story’  More...

Business

Hollowfest success a reflection of your support

Wow! I am still alive and able to report to you this month, after spending three, 12-hour days in Clarence Town Park overseeing Hollowfest 2015. To all my board members, volunteers, vendors and donors, I couldn’t have done it without you.  More...

Colton takes summer theater stage this weekend

Singer and musician Glenn Colton returns for a summer performance at the Eastern Hills Mall Children’s Summer Theater at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18, in front of The Bon-Ton. More...

Fire Safety Day this weekend at Farmers Market

Fire Safety Day will take place Saturday, July 18, at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St.  More...

Roofing projects on track throughout district

Work crews are steadily addressing major infrastructure work throughout the Clarence Central School District this summer, specifically three of the six school building roofs.  More...

Clarence set to Rock the Barn

Businessman Paul Stephen initially intended for the event to be a small, private fundraising effort for the Clarence Newstead Meals on Wheels. But the big, yellow barn beckoned to be the backdrop of a larger, more prominent affair.  More...

Local News

Wind turbine heights still concern some residents

Wind Energy Conservation Systems — or turbines — have become a popular means for many local farmers to save on their energy costs. More...

Water charity golf tournament this weekend

Clarence-based organization Let Them Laugh Out Loud — a nonprofit that builds clean-water wells in Sierra Leone, as well as operates a school and orphanage there — is hosting its inaugural “Chip in for a Cause” at 10 a.m. More...

HISTORICAL WALK

Erie County Historian Doug Kohler, center, holding up a copy of his book, “Clarence: Images of the Hollow,” leads a historical walk on Saturday morning near the intersection of Main and Salt roads. More...

Letters to the Editor

Narcotics family support available

Your recent important article on treating heroin and other addictions was received with interest by people at all income levels.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CALDIERO, Josephine M. (nee Porto), of Clarence, died Saturday, July 11, 2015. She is survived by one daughter, Carmela; one son, Alfonse; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred. More...

Sports

Cat on the prowl

University of Michigan senior-to-be earns spot in Meijer LPGA Classic

Most college students home for the summer are either working part-time jobs or participating in internships, or just relaxing while taking a bit of a break from the rigors of academia. More...

Female Athlete of the Year up next

The Clarence Bee will continue to recognize some of the school’s best teams, coaches and athletes in the July 22 with the unveiling of the 2014-15 Female Athlete of the Year. Do you think you know who it might be? More...

Girls soccer named Bee’s Team of the Year

As Clarence’s girls soccer team left the field at Amherst following its 3-1 overtime loss to Webster Thomas in the 2013 Class AA Far West Regional, coach Tom Furminger could sense the girls’ belief that they had let a golden opportunity s More...


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