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June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Temporary ban passed on ground-mounted solar panels

The Clarence Town Board heard from local solar energy business owners during its June 8 meeting, as the board passed a temporary, town wide moratorium on the installation and possession of ground-mounted solar panels. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Blood donations needed after tragic events

In the wake of a tragedy, the country feels heartache. The worst U.S. mass shooting took place on Sunday at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Our thoughts and condolences remain with the victims and their families. More...

Spindle items

BLOOMS- DAY — On June 16, cities across the globe will commemorate the events of the James Joyce novel “Ulysses,” set on June 16, 1904. More...

At a loss for words to explain Orlando massacre

We are getting far too accustomed to random gun violence in this country and, sadly, there is no end in sight. More...

Police Blotter

Teens tip portable toilet on Ava Lane

Saturday, June 4 •   A resident of Main Street reported hearing what sounded like a series of shots from a gun. More...

Education

Clarence, two more area schools to transition to turf

After years of convening special tasks forces and weighing the pros and cons of public opinion regarding synthetic turf, three of Western New York’s school districts are preparing to add A-Turf athletic turf systems to their athletic facilities More...

Academy of Business students recognized

The Academy of Business and Finance program at Clarence High School held a ceremony to recognize the second graduating class on May 23.  More...

Clarence Senior Prom 2016

Andrew Peek and Hannah Owczarzak spend some time dancing. More...

Lifestyles

First Baptist to hold yard sale

The First Baptist Church of Clarence, located at 10790 Hunts Corners Road, will hold a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 18. Hot dogs, chips and soda will be served for $2.   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Seniors plan respite program  The Senior Center will offer a respite program from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. The program is designed to assist people with mild to moderate dementia. 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...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Preschool Story Time   A preschool story program will take place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Registration began May 3. Children are expected to be able to attend the program on their own. Caregivers must remain in the library. More...

New teacher, principal evaluation methods to be mandated by state

Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks detailed to the Clarence Board of Education a set of new, state-mandated policies that will dictate the annual professional performance review of both teachers and principals. More...

Comprehensive plan to be on full display at Day in the Park

If you plan on heading out to Day in the Park on Saturday, June 25, you’ll also have the opportunity to offer comments to town officials as to the direction and trajectory of the Town of Clarence.  More...

Local News

Thousands gather to honor victims of Orlando shootings

The Western New York community came together Monday evening in Niagara Square to honor those who lost their lives in Orlando, Florida.  Forty-nine people were killed early Sunday morning at Pulse nightclub in what is now the largest single mass More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15

Agenda Items   1. Elizabeth Holmes  Requests an access to Old Post Road from the existing plaza at 6429 Transit Road.   2. Davis Tiburzi  Requests a Preliminary Concept Review of a proposed mixed-use project at 6855 Transit Road. More...

Eye of the Beholder

EYE OF THE BEHOLDER — Artist, Keilka Salsbury of Akron, left, listens to Chris McGee, owner of McGee Art Gallery, discuss some of the art work exhibited at the Colorfields: Summer Art Show on J More...

Letters to the Editor

Memorial Day Parade a success

American Legion Post 838 would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported our town's 96th Memorial Day parade. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.So sick of these not-in-my-backyard people. More...

Death Notices

deLAUNDERS, Luella I. (nee Hall), of Newstead, died Friday, June 10, 2016. She is survived by two daughters, Leilani Winstrom and Carol Minnick; one son, Richard; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

2016 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

Section champ Lancaster prominent on First Team

After another season of dominance on the field, Lancaster dominated voting for the All-Bee girls lacrosse team. More...

Veteran leaders split All-Bee Girls’ Coach of the Year

Julie Buccieri and Janet Battaglia have been around the metaphorical block.  Both have more than a decade of experience coaching girls lacrosse programs in Western New York, Buccieri at Lancaster and Battaglia at Amherst. More...

Shul earns All-Bee Boys’ Player of the Year honor

There’s not just one thing that makes Ron Shul stand out.  The Orchard Park senior takes face offs, scores in bunches and plays solid defense from the midfielder position. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Festivals

fri. 17  BBQ and Blues Bash — Featured bands include the Tommy Z Band, Hayden Fogle Band, and the CDR Trio, 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 17, on Mississippi Street in the Cobblestone District, Buffalo; $. 823-3256, www.bbqbluesbash.com  fri. More...

Business

Hollowfest looks to have big turnout

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their efforts in holding another successful Memorial Day Chicken Barbeque. More...

Events

Networking event offered for young professionals More...

County clerk details update of airbag recalls

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is notifying motorists that four automakers are continuing to sell new vehicles with defective Takata airbags, according to a recent report by a Senate Commerce Committee that is overseeing the agency handling the large More...


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