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June 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth Bureau to stay at existing location

The Clarence Youth Bureau’s home in Clarence Hollow became permanent after the Town Board agreed on June 12 to purchase the building it has occupied for the last five years.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Clarence youth riding in support of grandparents

Eight-year-old Jack Holley took off quickly on his bicycle when his parents removed his training wheels for him a few years back. Right away his father, Michael, knew it was a sign of things to come.  More...

Editorials

Youth Bureau purchase makes sense for town

Bee Editorial

A t the Town Board meeting on June 12, the current home of the Clarence Youth Bureau located at 10510 Main St. in the Hollow was made permanent by a motion to purchase the building instead of continuing to lease it.  More...

Spindle items

• WEDDING — This weekend I will be the proud big brother of the bride at my sister Amy’s wedding to her fiance, Steve Voutsinas.  While many sibling relationships work with the elder one inspiring the younger to achieve, in our More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 21, 1888   Parker Union graduates three students this year, Misses Lydia Siebl and Kate Long and Mr. Albert Berry. Thus, year by year, the alumni increase.  Mr. John Freeman of Harris Hill made Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Smashed toilet obstructs traffic on Goodrich

Saturday, June 8  • Deputies were called to a Subway restaurant on Transit Road for a report of approximately $300 missing from store receipts. The incident is under investigation.  More...

Obituaries

Arthur F. Dobson, attorney, outdoorsman

Arthur “Art” Frederick Dobson Jr., 66, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, following an accident on a biking trip with friends in Europe.  Mr. More...

Peter J. Murto, Korean War veteran, Clarence Lions past president

Peter J. Murto, 83, of Clarence, died Thursday, June 13, 2013.  Born in Lockport, N.Y., Mr. Murto was a graduate of Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, joining Union Carbide Corporation, Linde Division, upon graduation. Mr. More...

Florence Herberger, teacher, St. Mary Church volunteer

Florence Herberger (nee Schorb), 103, of Swormville, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013.  Mrs. Herberger was a graduate of Buffalo Normal School. More...

Lifestyles

Delight this summer with a garden party

A fter a blustery winter, it’s no surprise that Western New Yorkers like to spend as much time as possible outdoors in the warm, buttery sunshine of summer. It’s also no secret that many enjoy a good, home-cooked meal. More...

ABC Bel Canto choir hosting auditions

Auditions are ongoing for children and adolescents entering grades three through 12 to join ABC Bel Canto choir. Last year, 130 students from 35 different schools participated. More...

Preview: Ride For Roswell

Hero Rush, a nationally organized firefighter-themed obstacle race, made its debut in Western New York on June 8 at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park.  More...

Breaking News - 6/18/2013 11:05 PM

Clarence revote budget passes by 2:1 margin

Voters approved Clarence Cental School District's revote budget today with 66 percent of voters agreeing that a last-resort contingency budget with a zero percent tax levy increase would be "catastrophic" as described by School Board President Michae More...

Revote budget passes by 2-to-1 margin

Community relieved as next school budget looms

Following the overwhelming defeat of a 9.8 percent proposed budget increase in May, district officials in Clarence breathed a sigh of relief as they saw their revote budget pass by a 2-to-1 margin on Tuesday. More...

Powers honored by WNY Land Conservancy for Greenprint

Clarence Town Justice Michael Powers was honored by the Western New York Land Conservancy at its 22nd annual membership meeting and reception at Knox Farm State Park in East Aurora on June 7.  Powers received the Henry J. More...

Local News

Clarence grad protecting upstate watershed

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Clarence native Kimberly Hahn is doing a lot more with her summer to protect the environment than most. More...

DWI arrest follows traffic infractions

A Clarence Center man was charged with driving while intoxicated early Monday after he was pulled over for speeding and failing to stop for a stop sign.  State troopers based in Clarence observed a black Oldsmobile fail to stop at the intersecti More...

Racing report leads to pullover, DWI charge

State troopers based in Clarence arrested a Cheektowaga man on June 5 on a charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated after he was pulled over for reportedly racing another vehicle south on Transit Road near Main Street.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Clarence students shine at Kleinhans

I am writing this to make all of Clarence aware of the truly outstanding accomplishments of the esteemed Clarence band program at their final concert of the year.  More...

Seniors can help solve district woes

Some people may think that senior citizens in Clarence are not supportive of education because they have no children in school. They would be very mistaken.  Yes, as seniors, we certainly want schools run efficiently and tax levies used wisely. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Clarence schools really needed to make cuts. The high school has been referred to as a luxury hotel long enough. If your child is a good student with good work ethic, the increase in class size will not matter. More...

Sports

Perennial contenders represented on First Team

2013 All-Bee Baseball

Orchard Park. Lancaster. St. Joe’s. More...

Cheektowaga’s McGill tabbed Coach of Year

Cheektowaga’s baseball team has undergone quite the resurgence during Jeff McGill’s four years as head coach, and apparently quite a few of his colleagues took notice.  More...

Vision, poise helps Heim claim Player of Year honors

Amherst’s baseball team might have officially had one assistant coach this season, but head coach Brian Davis had the luxury of having another pair of eyes — attached to a brain that understands the intricacies of the game and can quickly More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Harris Hill UMC plans yard sale, BBQ event   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 20  Citybration Launch — Event will officially kick off summer at 5:04 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at CEPA Gallery, The Market Arcade, 617 Main St., Buffalo. 856-2717, www.citybration.com  fri. 21   More...

Family Activities

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Art

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Business

HollowFest, mural completion on the horizon

HollowFest — scheduled for July 4-6 at Clarence Town Park — is going to be a chance for those far and near to come together and have some carnival fun.  The event runs from 11 a.m. More...

Brothers of Mercy community honors employees

Two employees at the Brothers of Mercy campus in Clarence have been named “Employee of the Year” at their respective facilities.  The women were among the honorees at a recent dinner hosted by Leading Age Western New York — a More...

Crime reporting to the NFTA: There’s an app for that

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s Transit Police Department on June 6 introduced a new high-tech way for its passengers to report criminal or suspicious activity via a smartphone application.  More...


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