Weekly Feature



August 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Robotics program highlights STEM importance

Bee Editorial

Stephen Marzano said he wants to become a neurosurgeon some day. More...

Spindle items

• PENNY LANE CAFÉ — If you flip back to this week’s Business Page, you’ll see a feature on Penny Lane Café — a coffee shop on Main Street in Clarence that could easily belong in the Elmwood Village or other artistic commu More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 21, 1890 Lost, between Clarence Center and Akron, on Sunday last, a silk umbrella with an oxidized silver handle shaped like an alligator. Wheat in and about Clarence turned out about twenty bushels to the acre. More...

Police Blotter

Man assaulted, robbed in Town Park

Saturday, Aug. 8  • Deputies responded to a report of loud music at a party on Newhouse Road. The homeowner turned the music down after speaking with patrol.  • A neighbor dispute was reported on Oak Lane. More...

Education

Williamsville schools approve tax levy, warrant

The Williamsville School Board during its meeting on Aug. More...

Clarence Soccer Boosters’ tournament returns next week

The Clarence High School Soccer Boosters will host the 33rd annual Clarence High School Invitational Soccer Tournament Aug. 28 and 29. All games will be played on the soccer fields at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St.  More...

News Brief

The Clarence Central Schools Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, in the lecture hall at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. The meeting agenda packet can be found online at www.clarenceschools.org.   More...

Lifestyles

Stuck in Time

The dying art of watch repair

Bob Hoffman sits at his workbench, tool in hand, delicately unscrewing a wristwatch component barely visible to the naked eye. The watch is illuminated by a soft light on the desk, while Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 plays quietly. More...

Rummage sale set at Church of Christ

Clarence Church of Christ, 5375 Old Goodrich Road, will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 27 and 28, to benefit its missions program.   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

Fresh food, family atmosphere at Penny Lane Café

Clarence got a little groovier this month with the opening of Penny Lane Café.  Located at 10255 Main St., the café is the brainchild of neighboring Van Gogh on the Rocks painting studio owner Anne Valby. More...

Benefits to shopping at the farmers market

Celebrate the joy and bounty of the region by shopping at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market every Saturday from now to the end of October. More...

Temporary licenses available for print on DMV website

Drivers will now have the opportunity to print a temporary license from the Department of Motor Vehicles website.  The printable documents are similar to, and as valid as, one from the DMV office or DMV kiosk, but with the added convenience of p More...

Essex Greens changes plans; subdivision public hearing date set

Plans for Phase 2A of Essex Greens, located in Waterford Village north of Roll Road and west of Dana Marie Parkway, were amended to replace some duplexes with patio homes during the Town Board meeting on Aug. 12.  More...

Housewarming party to benefit Ronald McDonald House

A Clarence teenager is hosting a “housewarming party” this week to benefit the Ronald Mc- Donald House of Buffalo.  More...

Local News

Hearts and Hands welcomes AmeriCorps’ Stempien

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

East Amherst resident Stefany R. Stempien has joined the staff of Hearts and Hands through the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America — or VISTA — program, and will be taking on the role of community outreach coordinator. More...

FAMILY CAMPOUT

Barb Gyasi, in the photo to the left with her daughters, Aleks, 7, left, and Maja, 10, set up their tent during the Clarence Youth Bureau’s second annual Family Campout held Friday at Meadowlakes Park. More...

Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest, 5K returns next month

The annual Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest and 5K Run/Walk will be held Friday, Sept. 11, on the Brothers of Mercy campus in Clarence. The Oktoberfest will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday, and the 5K Run/Walk will start an hour later.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I have a way to stop all this street repair bickering as to who receives and who doesn’t. Don’t schedule street repair way in advance according to an old, backed-up list. More...

Sports

Felber among WNY Junior PGA Players of the Year

The 2015 Western New York Junior PGA tournament season came to an end August 11 with the tour’s annual two-round Tour Championship, which coincided with the naming of the tour’s Players of the Year for its six different divisions.  More...

Thundering Herd baseball tryouts slated

The Cheektowaga Thundering Herd 17U travel baseball team, for which there is no residency requirement, will be holding tryouts for its 2016 team from 12-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

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. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Family Drumming Circle at Dragonfly Studio   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 20   More...

Festivals

fri. 21-sun. 23   More...

Special Events

fri. 21   Party on the Portico — Join the Buffalo History Museum for the 10th anniversary of this event with the music of The Rockaz, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo; $. More...


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