Weekly Feature



July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Day in the Park ready for rain date

As residents prepared for the first full weekend of school summer recess last month, much anticipation was geared toward Day in the Park — an annual showcase for many of the town’s nonprofit and community service groups. More...

Editorials

Camping opportunity a great summer option

Bee Editorial

A lot of people take advantage of the summer weather by planning camping trips with their families. More...

Spindle items

• WASH OUT — Day in the Park is getting its rain date this weekend, and it got me thinking about events in my life that had either been postponed or canceled due to weather — and even some that went on despite it. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 24, 1890 More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I want to thank Supervisor Dave Hartzell for all his efforts in trying to get the speed limit on County Road down to 45 mph. Unfortunately, it is not his decision to make, but he has been in contact with all the people who are responsible for this. More...

Obituaries

Van and I

Ray Collins, a former area resident, newscaster and Bee carrier recounts growing up in the shadow of his legendary mentor

I first met Van Miller in the early 1970s at the Buffalo Tennis Center on Elmwood Avenue where my father played tennis in the winter. I knew right away he was unlike anyone I had met before. He seemed more vibrant and animated. More...

Education

On the Campus

Buffalo State College has named the following Clarence and Williamsville students to its dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester: Ashley Cancel, Kelly Clauss, Caitlin Reilley, Abdi Yakub, Elizabeth Malinowski, Christina Tomassi, John Dejac, Ma More...

Lifestyles

Busted Stuff duo finds support, success in WNY

Most people might not expect to hear a violin solo while listening to a rock hit by Lynyrd Skynyrd or Poison. However, that’s exactly the type of fusion created by local duo Busted Stuff during their shows.  More...

Next Asa Ransom concert scheduled

The second concert of the season sponsored by the Clarence Hollow Association will feature Ron and Nancy OneSong specializing in acoustic vintage Americana from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 30, on the front lawn of the Asa Ransom House, 10529 Main St. More...

AMERICAN LEGION INSTALLATION

American Legion Post 838 held its annual installation ceremony recently at its Goodrich Road headquarters, recognizing officers Commander Terry Dickinson, left; 1st Vice Commander Bill Emerson; 3rd Vice Commander Jacque Georger; Finance Officer Wayne More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 23-fri. 24   Penn Dixie Science Adventure Day Camp — For girls and boys ages 8 to 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, July 23, and Friday, July 24, at Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center, 4050 North St., Blasdell; $. More...

Festivals

thurs. 23-sun. 2   Buffalo Infringement Festival — Expand your mind as poets, comics, artists and more perform at various locations in Buffalo for 11 days as part of a non-profit driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor. More...

Garden Tours

sat. 25-sun. 26   More...

Proposed subdivision still concerns neighbors

A proposed development off County Road between Stahley Road and Westminster Drive is still raising concerns of neighboring property owners.  More...

ROCK THE BARN

Patrons enjoy the 11th annual Rock the Barn on Saturday in Clarence. The annual two-day music festival benefits Meals on Wheels supporting Clarence, Akron and Newstead.   More...

Local News

Clarence credit union receives statewide community service award

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union recently received the New York Credit Union Association’s Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award during NYCUA’s 2015 annual Meeting and Convention, held recently in More...

News Brief

Brothers of Mercy will host Craig Wilkins and the Western New Yorkers during a free outdoor concert on Thursday, July 23. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

ST. MARY’S PICNIC

Left: Volunteers Scott Bopp, left, Tim VanPatten and Jeff Herberger ladle up the famous chicken clam chowder made since 1920 at the 166th annual St. Mary's Church of Swormville picnic held Sunday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many due thanks for Hollowfest

To all those who attended our third annual Hollowfest in Clarence Town Park, I would like to thank you for supporting our event. Hollowfest is a big undertaking, and we could not do it without all our volunteers, vendors and sponsors.  More...

Historical walk educational

The Clarence Hollow Historical Walk led by Erie County Historian Doug Kohler on July 11 was educational and informative with more than 60 people attending.  Thank you to Mr. More...

Kudos to Kolber for service to town

As the Republicans have decided to not endorse Dr. More...

Sports

Cerza tabbed Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year

There are goal scorers, and then there’s Clarence senior-to-be Sydney Cerza. More...

Lions Club All-Star Football Classic turns 40

Former NFLers, other pro athletes among 2,800 participants drawing fans for decades

A lot has changed over the past 40 years but for the last four decades, Milt Dickerson, Harry R. Chambers and Gene Zinni have run the Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic. More...

Sabres’ Street HockeyFest scheduled for August 23

Registration is currently underway for the 14th annual Buffalo Sabres’ Street HockeyFest, which will be held Sunday, Aug. 23, on the surface parking lots between Mississippi and Columbia Streets.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Concert Association series continues Sunday   More...

Business

Originality on display at Creations

If you find yourself looking for a gift that’s a little different, odds are that Creations Gift Store in Eastern Hills Mall is a good starting point for your search.  Owned and operated by Paul Chapman, Creations boasts everything from spo More...

Minions to take over Children’s Summer Theater

Children will learn to draw with caricature artist Alex Thom at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, in front of the Bon-Ton as part of Eastern Hills Mall Children’s Summer Theater. More...

Meckler joins Crowley Webb

Clarence native Paige Meckler was recently hired by Buffalo advertising agency Crowley Webb as an assistant account executive.  Meckler joins Crowley Webb’s public relations team where she works closely with the PR manager to provide clien More...


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