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July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

New BOE members will provide needed experience

In an era of dwindling state aid, new social, cultural and political parameters by which we are defined, and an increasing interest in the privatization of education through state testing, it takes a courageous individual to willingly sign up to take More...

Spindle items

ST.  MARY’S PICNIC —  In 1849, the St. Mary Swormville parish community gathered for the first parish picnic, preparing chowder and celebrating friendships.  More...

Out of darkness there is light

Respect has been in short supply in this country for far too long. Respect takes a beating on social media 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More...

Police Blotter

Lewd behavior reported at Old Country Buffet

Saturday, July 2   • Two male youths were charged with obstruction of governmental administration and possession of alcohol by a minor. The incident occurred on Transit Road. Both subjects were turned over to their parents.  More...

Education

SUNY Buffalo State posts Dean’s List

The State University of New York at Buffalo State announced the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Nativity of Mary posts honor roll

The following Nativity of Mary students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 school year. More...

Lifestyles

'Kickstock'

Kickball Festival

Hosted by SABAH Remember what it was like to run around and play kickball in gym class? SABAH is giving anyone 21 and older a chance to be a kid again. More...

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. Interested people should call the center at 633-5138 and speak to Karla. More...

Couple celebrate 50th anniversary

Janice and David Lynch of Clarence celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by spending the day with their family in a limo visiting Niagara-on-the-Lake and enjoying a dinner in Niagara Falls.  David Lynch married the former Janice Kocher on Ju More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 14   More...

Festivals

thurs. 14-sun. 17  Galbani Italian Heritage Festival — Food, contests, entertainment, vendors and activities, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 14  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375  sat. 16   More...

New residential lots pose drainage concerns

Camp-Roll LLC is seeking to create 40 residential lots on the north side of Roll Road, west of Martha’s Vineyard, and area residents are not holding back in voicing their concerns as to how the project could exacerbate local drainage issues.&nb More...

Building Conditions Survey highlights repair needs in district

The Clarence Board of Education was recently presented with the most current Building Conditions Survey, which highlights the district’s potential maintenance and repair needs, and will now need to make decisions as to what items will be includ More...

Local News

Rath to host fundraiser to benefit children’s reading garden

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath, III will host a Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser to benefit the Clarence Public Library’s ongoing efforts to create a children’s reading garden. More...

Public Notice

Town Board Agenda 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13

Agenda Items   1. Public Hearing at 7:15 p.m.  To consider a Temporary Conditional Permit for outside dining at The Oak Stave, 5989 Transit Road.   More...

CSEF 3rd Annual Peach Cup Golf Outing Raises Over $27,000

The annual golf tournament held by the Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation (CSEF), a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing enrichment to students, raised more than $27,000 during the June 20 event at The Links at Ivy Ridge Golf Course. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Regarding the $5 million project for the football, baseball and softball fields as well as a renovated all-surface track, I’m wondering if we have even finished paying for the last track we put in approximately 10 years ago. More...

Sports

Furminger named Bee’s Coach of the Year

Natural talent can take an athlete pretty far, but in order to get the most out of any player’s potential, having a top-notch coach is as essential as the proper training, eating right and getting sufficient rest are in the grand scheme of thin More...

Sports camps slated

Athletes looking to improve their lacrosse, softball, basketball skills will soon have the opportunity to do so in town.  More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

School may have just recently let out for the summer, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2016-17 school year. More...

What's Going On

Youth Bureau

Town of Clarence   More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Preschool Story Time  A preschool story program will take place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. The dates of the program will include July 19 and 26, and Aug. 2 and 9. Registration began June 28. More...

What's Going On

Church to host free carnival Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., Clarence, will host a free community carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16. More...

Business

Connie’s Consignment charms Clarence

On her return to Western New York, Connie Groom decided she wanted to open her own business. More...

Events

‘Christmas in July’ to benefit B-Team More...

Prices Continue to Drop Across the Region

Pump prices continue to fall across the nation and locally in Western and Central New York. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.23 per gallon. More...


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