Weekly Feature



October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Collaborative process not always perfect, but helps

Bee Editorial

During the Town Board meeting last week, public hearings were held to address two projects that have both had their share of detractors: Cobblestone Center Phase 2 and the Waterford apartments.  More...

Spindle items

• MOOO — A few weeks back, I was tipped off to the story of Pam Armstrong and her wagyu cattle farm. Not knowing anything about the breed, I decided I wanted to take a visit to her farm and see the animals in person.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 23, 1890 Mr. Levi Weaver of Elkhart, Ind., visited friends here last week. He had not been in Clarence Center in forty years and noted the great changes in that time, which then was little more than a wind hole with a few houses. More...

Obituaries

Elaine Polvinen, professor at SUNY Buffalo State

Elaine Polvinen, of Clarence, died on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. She was 70.  Ms. Polvinen, a professor at SUNY Buffalo State, earned her master’s degree in fine arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. More...

Lifestyles

Bookshop gives life to forgotten works

Imagine that you have a friend or relative who is about to graduate from college or celebrate a birthday. Imagine that person enjoys the work of Shakespeare. More...

Morning Pilates classes being taught

Pilates classes taught by NESTA-certified instructor Carla Baran are being held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Karyn Kelley School of Dance, 4223 Transit Road, and at 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St. 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...

Entertainment

Halloween Events

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Family Activities

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Festivals

sun. 25   Zupapalooza Polish Soup Festival — Event features a plethora of authentic, freshly prepared Polish soups, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Father Justin Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga; $. 864-6110   More...

Cobblestone, Waterford projects face criticism despite approvals

Public hearings on two controversial development projects at the Oct. 14 Town Board meeting allowed residents to express their frustrations and concerns about both. More...

Cattle with Japanese lineage bred in Clarence

Often lauded as one of the best beef products in the world, Kobe beef — named for its origin in the Kobe region of Japan — is probably not something you might think has an immediate connection to Clarence. More...

Local News

Craft show returns to Clarence next month

The Clarence Arts and Crafts Society, founded in 1975, was established as a spinoff of the Clarence Welcome Wagon, an organization that would obtain information about new town residents from Town Hall and visit them, often bringing some sort of gift More...

Rotary donations total $10,000

The Eastern Hills Sunrise Rotary Club recently donated money from its annual golf outing and from the Flight 3407 Memorial 5K Race to local charities.  Checks of $5,000 each were given to Elizabeth Mattson, executive director of Ohana 100, and t More...

Hall of Fame dinner set for Oct. 23

Bishop Fallon High School and Holy Angels Collegiate Institute Alumni Association Inc. will be celebrating their 14th annual Hall of Fame Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew.  More...

Police Blotter

Sex offender accused of groping Walmart worker

Saturday, Oct. 10  • Deputies responded to David Drive for a disturbance. A man was allegedly having a problem with his adult son. The son left prior to patrol’s arrival. An incident report was completed. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.After watching television coverage of the biking on Main Street, I’d like to statethatnotonlyamIabikerider,IamawalkerandIalsodriveamotorcycle. I will never ride a bike along with cars in this share-the-road theory. I want to stay alive. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 22 Girls gymnastics:  Williamsville East and Williamsville North, 5 p.m. Friday, October 23 Girls volleyball:  Sweet Home, 6 p.m. Girls swimming:  ECIC Championships, 4 p.m.  More...

Lady Red Devil harriers place second at invite

Clarence’s cross-country teams posted a combined 28 personal best times Saturday to put together impressive performances at the annual Alden Bulldog Stampede.  More...

Boys soccer team wins twice, ties upcoming playoff foe

Clarence’s boys soccer team was able to get in some good preparation for its soon-to-start playoff run last week — including a dress rehearsal against its opponent for this afternoon’s Section VI Class AA quarterfinal.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Art exhibition continues through October   The Museum of European Art, 10545 Main St., will host an exhibition of 40 original paintings by Amherst artist Bradley Widman titled “Widman Overture” from now through Oct. 31. More...

Business

Ride promoted bicycle-friendly Main Street

Although we had to postpone the Discover Main Street Fun Ride because of inclement weather, we were able to reschedule it to Oct. 10. This time, the weather was spectacular. More...

Clarence resident Wisnoski joins Buffalo Medical Group

Clarence resident Dr. Jennifer Wisnoski has joined the Buffalo Medical Group’s Primary Care Department as a family medicine physician and now practices at the group’s 295 Essjay Road location in Amherst.  More...

Mall-O-Ween returns next weekend

Eastern Hills Mall will again provide a safe, weather-controlled environment for trick-or-treating from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, during its 13th annual Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza.  More...


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