Weekly Feature



May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Students’ best interests must be represented

Every year, residents are asked to vote on their school district’s budget and board candidates. More...

Spindle items

FARMERS MARKET — The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will open its full market season on Saturday, June 3, but shoppers can get a sneak peek at the market by shopping its May Flower Days through Saturday, May 27. More...

It takes some guts to run for the school board

Voting on public school budgets and candidates for boards of education will take place across New York state next Tuesday, and tension surrounding testing methods remains a major issue.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I felt so hurt regarding the letter about the Clarence Senior Center. Why does that person resent any improvements that would help seniors? All we want to do is socialize and enjoy the center. You are not always going to be young. I wish you well. More...

Education

Follow The Bee’s sports reporters on Twitter

The Bee recently debuted a Twitter account dedicated solely to sports, @BeeSportsLive, where followers can catch up on stories they may have missed, see live tweeting from games where the reporters are in attendance, and more. More...

Sports

Baseball team nearly prevails in ‘worst game of year’

The way Clarence baseball coach Dave Smith saw it, Wednesday’s 7-6 loss to Hamburg was “our worst game of the year.” More...

Girls track team members post strong efforts at Runnin’ Classic

Despite weather that could’ve led to the meet being renamed the Hilton Rainin’ Cadet Classic, the members of Clarence’s girls track and field team that made the trek to Rochester Saturday were “Runnin’” on all cyli More...

SO CLOSE

SO CLOSE — Clarence’s Julia Nicotra fires a shot on goal that Orchard Park’s Madison Stevens snags before it can find the back of the net during the Lady Red Devils’ 9-4 loss More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 11   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 11   Thursday Night Jam Session — With Don Petrino, 7 p.m., 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com  More...

Symphonic

fri. 12 and sat. 13   More...

Burstein to be honored as Chamber’s Businesswoman of the Year

Long before Dr. More...

Local News

Academy of Business & Finance earns national recognition

The Clarence High School Academy of Business and Finance is among 40 career academies recently awarded the National Academy of Finance’s “distinguished” level recognition. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 10

Agenda items   1. Public hearing to consider the increase and improvement of facilities in the Town of Clarence Sewer District No. 9, consisting of the installation of sanitary sewer lines at the estimated cost of $2.7 million.  More...

News Brief

Erie County Deputy David Zamorek was presented with the 2016 Individual Officer Award from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, NYS STOP-DWI, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving during the annual awards banquet.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Bark in the Park adds new content

We are pleased to announce the debut of the expanded Bark in the Park event on its new date, Saturday, May 27, and we cannot wait to share with you all the improvements we have brought to this fun outing. More...

Police Blotter

Man inhales keyboard cleaner in store lot

Saturday, April 29 •   A burglar alarm was reported at a residence on Lapp Road. There was an issue with a malfunctioning sensor.  More...

Obituaries

Sandra J. LaFratta, co-owner of Vinsan Spa & Salon

Sandra J. LaFratta (nee Dunham), 73, of Clarence, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  Mrs. LaFratta was born on April 26, 1944, in Burlington, Wisconsin. More...

Death Notice

VESPER, Charles “Nort,” of Clarence, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Mr. Vesper is survived by three children, Charles, Eric and Kim Banish; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Veteran, 103, celebrated on Honor Flight trip

It’s 6 a.m. on a Saturday and more than two dozen people are gathered at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport to send off 37 veterans for the first Honor Flight trip of the year. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Story Programs with Miss Amy Toddler Time — Mondays at 10:30 a.m. The program will take place on May 15 and June 5 and 12. The program is designed for children ages 2 and 3. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program. More...

Post-Prom Committee to host barbecue

The Clarence High School PTO/Post-Prom Committee will host a Chiavetta’s chicken dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, the day of the school budget vote, at the high school, 9625 Main St. More...

Business

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County raises $14.5 million in 2016 campaign

Officials at the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County announced that they have raised more than $14.5 million, which represents an increase in giving for the seventh straight year in a row for the non-profit organization.  More...

U.S. drivers waste $2.1 billion annually on premium gasoline

According to new AAA research, American drivers wasted more than $2.1 billion dollars in the last year by using premium-grade gasoline in vehicles designed to run on regular fuel. With 16.5 million U.S.  More...

National Fuel offers flooding precautions during spring storms

In light of the storms predicted to move through Western New York, National Fuel offers customers the following information should they experience flooding:  More...


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