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August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Northfest’ to support Let Them LOL

Northgate Christian Community, 5225 Harris Hill Road, will host its second annual Northfest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. More...

Editorials

Yellow Dot program great way to share critical info

Bee Editorial

Last week, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office visited the Brothers of Mercy community to encourage its residents to participate in the Yellow Dot program.  The program is part of a statewide effort helping to introduce the Yellow Dot Program More...

Spindle items

• SWEET TOOTH — The Taste of Clarence was held Monday evening where restaurants brought their best to Clarence Town Park to compete for the coveted Silver Spoon award.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 7, 1890 The residence of Wm. Shoenthaler of Clarence Center was struck by lightning on Tuesday. Rev. Rohrer took the noon train Sunday morning on an excursion to Chicago to visit his father. More...

Police Blotter

Peeping Tom caught in men’s room at Town Park

Saturday, July 25  • Deputies are investigating a larceny of approximately $450 in merchandise from Walmart. A man abandoned a cart full of items and fled in a waiting vehicle after he was confronted outside the store.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I have a neighbor on Meadowbrook Road in Clarence who otherwise is a wonderful neighbor, but he decides to cut his lawn on Saturday evenings. He starts around 8 p.m. and doesn’t finish until 10:30 p.m. More...

Education

On the Campus

Raeanne Clabeaux, granddaughter of Andre and June Pigeon of Clarence, has graduated from Clarkson University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering.  Stefanie Rowan of Clarence has been named to the dean’s list at Brya More...

Sports

Breaking News - 8/11/2015 12:17 PM

Reds 14U to hold tryouts for 2016 baseball campaign

The Clarence Reds 14U travel baseball team will soon be holding tryouts for the 2016 season. The team, which can have up to three players on its roster who don’t reside in the town of Clarence, will hold tryouts from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

Defense sparks North to late victory over South

All-Star Football Classic

With both offenses struggling at the 40th annual Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, the North defense made big plays to spark the team to victory over the South. More...

Marc Holzauer among golfers honored to be in Porter Cup field

Clarence Center native ties for 65th in debut

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, David Duval and Scott Verplank are all golfers that many would love to be listed along side with.  Thanks to Niagara Falls Country Club and the 57th annual Porter Cup, which took place July 29-Aug. More...

Middle school students engage in careers at BOCES summer camp

Middle school students from multiple districts in Western New York came together for a week of hands-on, career-based learning at the Erie I BOCES summer camp held at the Potter Road Career and Technical Center.  The annual camp boasted 150 part More...

Clarence team places third in annual Battle of the Books

Four teams from Clarence competed in the 17th annual Battle of the Books competition last weekend at Erie Community College’s South Campus in Orchard Park, with Clarence Team 1 coming in third place overall.  More...

Local News

Local artist pens books to help son learn

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For one local father and artist, seeing his son struggle in school inspired him to create an educational tool in the form of coloring books. More...

News Brief

The Clarence Town Planning Board will hold its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place. More...

Howard encourages Brothers’ residents to use ‘Yellow Dot’

Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard met with residents of the Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments recently to explain the New York State Sheriff’s Association’s Yellow Dot Program.  (See editorial on page four)  Howard spoke with abo More...

Letters to the Editor

Many due thanks for event success

I would like to thank everyone who worked so hard and contributed in so many ways to make this another successful Day in the Park event: More...

Town pool a great family resource

The Clarence Town Pool is a wonderful facility for all ages to come swim and have fun. Thank you to the town and the Clarence Parks Department for providing such a great way for families to exercise together and enjoy the summer.  More...

Obituaries

Albert E. Payne, WWII veteran

Albert E. Payne, of Clarence, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015. He was 91.  Mr. Payne was born in Buffalo in 1924. He became a designer at Bell Aircraft for five years and spent 38 years at Westinghouse Electric.  More...

Death Notice

McMULLEN, Elizabeth Anne “Liz” (nee Newman), of Clarence Center, died Saturday, July 25, 2015. More...

Lifestyles

There’s a new seat at the coloring table

Adults find therapy, fun in children’s pastime

A coloring book and crayons sit on Erin Maynard’s nightstand. They do not belong to a child and won’t be wrapped to give as a birthday present. The art supplies are part of Maynard’s elaborate pre-sleep ritual. More...

Yoga now offered at Senior Center

A beginner-level yoga class is now being offered at 9 a.m. Fridays at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. The class costs $5 per session. For more information, call 633-5138.   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

Magician to perform at Children’s Summer Theater

Magician Paul Antonio will perform in this weekend’s installment of the Children’s Summer Theater at Eastern Hills Mall at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, in front of Bon-Ton.  More...

Clerk recommends motorists upgrade to enhanced licenses

Over the next few years, most Erie County drivers will need to renew their New York State driver’s license.  More...

Delmonte elected to Bank of Akron board

Mulé named VP

Clarence Center resident Anthony J. Delmonte Jr. was recently elected to the Bank of Akron board of directors. With more than 20 years of financial industry experience, Delmonte is a senior vice president and chief credit officer for Bank of Akron. More...


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