Weekly Feature

February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Prevent thefts from occurring — use door locks

Recently, Bee reporters have noticed that one of the most common reports answered by the Erie County Sheriffs in Clarence is residential complaints regarding items stolen from unlocked vehicles.  This is a topic The Bee has written about in prev More...

Spindle items

JUNIOR LEAGUE — The Junior League of Buffalo is looking for female high school seniors to apply for a scholarship opportunity. More...

White House photographer has big shoes to fill

According to legend, Native Americans were reluctant to have white men take photos of them. They feared that the camera would steal their soul. More...

Police Blotter

Missing Medina teen located on Jones Road

Saturday, Feb. 4 •   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Transit Road for a traffic violation. More...

Education

On the Campus

The State University of New York at Brockport has named Elizabeth Kreppel to its president’s list for the fall 2016 semester.   More...

BELLE OF THE BALL

BELLE OF THE BALL — Marina Shatzel as Belle, left, Anthony Ludwig as Gaston, and Jason Wyant as Le Fou performing in the musical production of "Beauty and the Beast" held at Clarence Middle Sch More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

A sprinkling of salt could be good for our souls

Politics briefly came up during a small-group conversation The group consisted of 10 to 12 people in our church who meet weekly to read a portion of Scripture and talk about how to live in the ways of Jesus.  Lots of churches have these kinds of More...

Recreation Department needs softball players

The Town of Clarence Recreation Department is looking for Men’s Over 40 softball teams to play on Friday nights beginning in May. Interested managers should contact Chip Trapper at 407-2162, ext. 5002 or email ctrapper@clarence.ny.us. More...

Sharing the memories:

Steel Plant Museum preserves photos, artifacts, personal accounts

On Nov. 9, 2016, Lackawanna and many Western New Yorkers were devastated by the fire at Bethlehem Steel. Thankfully, no lives were lost that day, but for many, all that remains are cherished memories from the famous steel plant. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

thurs. 16-tues. 21  Lumagination — A captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination, Thursday, Feb. 16, through Tuesday, Feb. More...

Business

Essex Homes of WNY celebrates 25th anniversary with promotion

Essex Homes of WNY is prepared to celebrate its 25th anniversary this year as a custom home builder headquartered in Clarence, New York.  More...

M&T Bank provides $600,000 to support homebuyer education

M&T Bank provided over $600,000 in grants to 40 not-for-profit organizations providing homeownership education services to thousands of individuals, families, seniors, students, veterans and others across New York State since the beginning of 201 More...

The Hollow Bistro & Brew to be recognized as Chamber’s 2017 Business of the Year

In the coming weeks, The Bee will profile the 2017 award recipients recognized by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Seven new residential lots to extend Helenwood Drive

The Town Board approved a variance at its Feb. 8 meeting that will see the creation of seven new residential lots that will be used for future development on Helenwood Drive.  More...

Clarence Center ‘sensory room’ designed to de-stress students

Stress relief will now just be a short walk away in the hallways of Clarence Center Elementary, thanks to what administrative officials call a newly added “sensory room,” designed to give students the respite they need in order to mitigat More...

Clarence Center native takes role in ‘Party to Die For’

Carrie DeKoffin, a frequently married and much publicized socialite, has died. More...

Local News

Schneiderman introduces bill to protect voting rights

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently introduced the New York Votes Act, a comprehensive reform package aimed at simplifying the voting process, boosting voter registration, and increasing voter turnout. More...

‘Fire and Ice’ event set for March 16

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council will hold one of its largest annual fundraising events, “Fire and Ice,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Hotel at the Lafayette, 391 Washington St.  More...

Traffic stop results in drug charges

Two Niagara Falls men were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop early Friday on Transit Road in Clarence. Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported that at about 3:20 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many due thanks for helping with pancake breakfast

The Clarence Lions Club had its annual pancake breakfast on Feb. 5. It was a great fundraising event, and the attending public really enjoyed the pancakes, sausages and eggs along with all the trimmings. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HORAN, George E., of Clarence Center, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Mr. Horan is survived by five children, Deborah, John, Sheryl, Judy and Bonnie; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. More...

William T. Maloney, self-employed draftsman

William T. “Bill” Maloney,  83, of East Amherst, died  Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.  Mr. Maloney was born in Buffalo on Jan. 1, 1934. After high school, he obtained an associate degree from college. More...

Sports

Titans’ spring hoops tryouts slated

The Buffalo Titans Basketball program will hold tryouts for its spring travel teams on Sundays Feb. 19 and 26. More...

Hockey team clinches Fed Division II title

Pair named to all-tourney team at Salmon River Tournament

Right before taking the ice for Thursday’s league finale with Hamburg, Clarence learned that it received the help it needed — in the form of a 5-0 win by Timon over Williamsville East — to have a chance at clinching sole possession More...

Rabideau punches return ticket to state wrestling championships

Last year, it took an injury for Aiden Rabideau to sneak into the state wrestling tournament and become Clarence’s first eighth-grader to compete at that level in the process.  More...

What's Going On

District UPK program anticipates openings

The Clarence School District anticipates continued state funding for its 2016-17 Universal Prekindergarten program. The student must be a Clarence School District resident. 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...

Log Cabin Quilters to present show

The Clarence Log Cabin Quilters will present its annual quilt show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22. Additional hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23. More...


Clarence Special Events 2017
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