Weekly Feature



July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

With masonry in his veins, resident creates stone peace sign

Since its incorporation in the early 19th century, the Town of Clarence has held a special affinity for stone masonry.  To mark borders as well as to keep livestock on properties, the town’s stone walls are viewed today as both remnants o More...

Editorials

Stay safe in sweltering summer heat

With the recent spate of hot weather and high humidity, and with several summer activities on the horizon, it’s important to remember how to stay safe outdoors when the mercury climbs.  After all, extreme heat is the cause of more than 600 More...

Spindle items

AMHERST ASSOCIATE EDITOR — After more than eight years as the Amherst Bee’s associate editor and nearly 13 years of overall employment with the Bee Newspapers, Keaton DePriest has taken a new career opportunity with the Village of Willia More...

Remember when Twin Fair was region’s retail giant?

Forty-odd years ago, Western New York was home to a retail giant that was clearly ahead of its time: Twin Fair discount department stores.  These sprawling stores seemed to sell everything: clothing, footwear, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

At the senior center annual meeting, there were approximately 20 members present. Perhaps the board could take this constructively: be more attentive to the members. More...

Sports

Weldon tabbed Bee’s Coach of the Year

Even as a young athlete, Justin Weldon knew that coaching was something he’d eventually want to do. More...

Red Devil lax camp set

Young athletes looking to increase their lacrosse skills will soon have the opportunity to do so in Clarence.  The Red Devil Lacrosse Camp, which is open to anyone regardless of residency, is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. More...

Fall sports starting dates set

School may have just ended, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2018-19 school year.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 12 Speedy Parker Blues Band — Part of the Bikes & Blues Night, 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464 More...

Concerts

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Art

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Clarence Summer Orchestra celebrates 60 years of music

Arie Lipsky, who has now served as the music director and conductor of the Clarence Summer Orchestra for more than 20 years, vividly recalls some special moments he’s experienced onstage during his two-decade tenure.  More...

Tours of Open Gardens adds Graycliff Estate

April showers bring May flowers, which make for beautiful gardens in July. In the spirit of summer, the Tours of Open Gardens will showcase various vibrant gardens throughout Buffalo Niagara on Thursdays and Fridays in July. More...

Local News

St. Mary Swormville to host annual picnic

At St. Mary’s Church, a picnic that started as a small potluck has evolved into a larger scale event that draws quite a crowd each summer. St. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, July 11

Public hearings   1. Barbill Northtowns, 8326 Main St., requests a temporary conditional permit for outside dining.  2. Lisa and Vito Taverna, 8870 Candlewood Drive, requests a special exception use permit for a secondary living unit. More...

WALKING THROUGH HISTORY

WALKING THROUGH HISTORY — Erie County Historian Doug Kohler, center, speaks at the corner of Main Street and Ransom Road during the Clarence Hollow Historical Walk on Saturday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Green practices help protect environment

Thank you to all of the residents who recycled their old electronics at my free drop-off event earlier this spring.  Safely disposing of old, unwanted electronics helps to protect our environment. More...

Education

Will East grad receives Fulbright to study psychology in Nigeria

Kala Allen of East Amherst has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to study psychology in Nigeria from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.  More...

Lifestyles

Pilates classes offered

Pilates classes are offered each Monday at 10 a.m. at the Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. They are also offered at 9 a.m. each Tuesday at Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Williamsville. The cost for each class is $8. More...

Golf tournament to benefit first responders and families

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, should have been one of fun and enjoyment for New York City firefighter Stephen Siller. Siller, a member of Brooklyn’s Squad 1, had finished his shift for the day and was heading to play golf with his brothers. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday  Annual Bike Raffle   The library’s annual bike raffle will continue to run through Monday, Aug. 13. More...

Pilates classes offered weekly

Pilates classes are offered each Monday at 10 a.m. at the Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. They are also offered at 9 a.m. each Tuesday at Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Williamsville. The cost for each class is $8. More...

Business

MERCHANT OF THE MONTH

It’s in the name...

True Care Veterinary Hospital is there for your pet More...

M&T Bank launches 49th season of lunchtime concerts

M&T Bank recently announced the 49th anniversary season of its Plaza Event Series.  The 11-week concert series is the longest-running free concert series of its kind in the United States.  More...

PSE announces naming rights partners for New Era Field clubs

When the Buffalo Bills begin the 2018 schedule with the Aug. 9 preseason opener, club seat members will have an amplified experience at New Era Field.  More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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