Weekly Feature



May 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Representatives seek more aid for first responders

Keeping a volunteer fire department properly equipped is not an easy or cheap task, according to Fire Chief-elect Scott Wegst of the Depew Fire Department.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Firefighters need access to grant funding

In our communities, we are fortunate enough to have numerous men and women who volunteer to put their lives on the line on a regular basis in order to make sure that their neighbors stay safe. More...

Spindle items

FARMERS MARKET — The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will be opening its 14th season with the traditional May Flower Days, with the first from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7. More...

Obituary didn’t conceal son’s heroin addiction

A person’s obituary is a final memorial to a lifetime of accomplishments and achievements, a written document to be shared and revered by the family for years to come. More...

Police Blotter

Man upset about cleaning at Delta Sonic

Saturday, April 23   • A resident of Michael Douglas Drive reported that children had egged her house.  Teens were running around the neighborhood on Kippen Drive, ringing doorbells and knocking on windows. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

EDBAUER, Michael Scott, of Clarence Center, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Theresa Fisher; two sons, Alexander and Tyvann; one daughter, Iycess; one stepson, Nico Fisher; and one stepdaughter, Cassandra Fisher. More...

Jerry A. Felber, co-owner of Felber’s Building Supply

Jerry A. Felber Sr., of Cheektowaga, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016. He was 79.  Mr. Felber was born in Buffalo. As a young man he worked with his family in the construction business. More...

Richard G. Zelawski, rocket technology supervisor

Richard G. Zelawski, of  Clarence, died Friday, April  22, 2016. He was 90.  Born in 1926 in Sosnowiec, Poland, Mr. Zelawski served with the U.S. Army during World War II. More...

Lifestyles

Historical Society to host ‘Gettysburg’

The Clarence Historical Society will present a talk titled “Gettysburg,” which will showcase the battle’s significance in American history. Speaker Greg Kinal will give the talk at 7 p.m. More...

Savor food, experience at Culinary Institute

Niagara Falls Culinary Institute’s restaurant, Savor, aims to provide an experience that will keep guests hungry for more. The restaurant opened in 2012 along with NFCI in conjunction with Niagara County Community College. More...

Town’s role in Hollow Fest sparks dispute

A disagreement over whether the Town of Clarence should financially support this year’s Hollow Fest dominated discussions during the Town Board’s April 27 meeting, as board members clashed with representatives of the Clarence Hollow Assoc More...

Second-floor addition to Towne BMW proposed

BMW is rolling out brand new products through a new initiative, and if the proposed additions to the Towne BMW location are made, residents driving down Main Street will find it impossible to miss.  More...

Diving In

DIVING IN — 2012 Olympic gold medalist and 19-time ACC champion Lauren Perdue demonstrates her winning techniques to students at the “Fit and Faster Swim Tour” hosted by the Clarenc More...

Local News

Equestrian achieves national recognition

If Rose Paxon is serious about fulfilling her dream to one day compete at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress, the world's largest single-breed horse show, she’s off to a pretty good start.  More...

‘Huey’ caps 16-year career in emergency services

After more than 16 years as the most visible face of emergency services in Erie County, Jim McCullough retired late last month.  Known across the region as “Huey,” he grew up five doors east of the Vigilant fire hall on Main Street i More...

Clarence Girl Scout is Gold Award recipient

Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced Clarence-area Girl Scout Shannon Haugeto as a 2016 Gold Award recipient. More...

Letters to the Editor

Preservation Fundamentals seminar a success

The Town of Clarence, Clarence Historic Preservation Commission and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), sponsored their first “Preservation Fundamentals” training seminar on April 29 at the Town Park Club House. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

According to State Comptroller DiNapoli, the average tax cap across New York State this year is only 1.11 percent. Clarence is 2.76 percent, resulting in another increase in property taxes. More...

Sports

Softball squad posts pair of league victories

A pair of 2-0 shutouts, coupled with a grander 10-1 triumph over a longtime league rival, vaulted Clarence’s softball team above the .500 line last week — though one of the Lady Red Devils’ victims gained a modicum of revenge one da More...

Lady Red Devils’ lax tops Orchard Park, West

Clarence’s girls lacrosse team posted a pair of league wins during a recent stretch of three games in five days that helped the Lady Red Devils settle in at the .500 mark with half the season left to play.  More...

Baseball team wins one of three

Clarence’s baseball team found itself on the wrong side of a pair of close league clashes last week, dropping to 2-6 in ECIC I action after picking up just one win — against Jamestown — in an otherwise tough week.  More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Public Library Calendar of Activities

Spring Book Sale   The Spring Book Sale will be open to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 5. “Members Only Night” will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

What's Going On

Clarence High PTO to host barbecue More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director; 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031; Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498 More...

Business

Business Brief

The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County are in the process of hosting their 4th annual Community Baby Shower.  Interested participants can help by hosting a baby shower until Thursday, May 12, donate new items or money toward the purchase of More...

Events

Network in Aging appoints new coordinator Lisa Boron has been appointed to the position of coordinator of the Network in Aging of Western New York Inc., a nonprofit, voluntary corporation that networks individuals and organizations involved in aging More...

Women in Business Conference set for May 18

Much has been written about leadership and the traits that exemplify it. As a result, leadership can be hard to define and it can mean different things to different people. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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