April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Recreation trail, sidewalks present hiccup for Northwoods

The Eastgate Plaza may have been the most contentious issue on the Planning Board’s April 9 agenda, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t other drama. More...

Local News

Serious one-vehicle crash occurs on Stahley Road

A 63-year-old Clarence man was traveling east on Stahley Road in his 2013 Ford F-150 XLT at about 1:15 p.m. More...

Niagara County teacher named CMS administrator

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

John Mikulski, an educator for 11 years, notes how crucial a time middle school years are to a student’s development as both a scholar and individual. More...

Kiwanis Easter Egg hunt returns to Town Park this weekend

We may have gotten yet another “last blast of winter” this week, but one of the most anticipated events of spring returns this weekend to help things thaw out. More...

Education

Clarence teams advance to Destination Imagination finals

After winning honors for creativity, teamwork and problem solving in local, state and regional tournaments, three Clarence teams have earned the right to travel to Destination Imagination’s global finals — the largest creative thinking an More...

Williamsville schools adopts $173.9 M budget

Taxpayer impact ‘essentially zero’

The Williamsville Central School Board last week unanimously adopted its 2014-15 proposed budget of $173.9 million, posting a spending increase of $3.9 million — or about 2.33 percent — from the current year. More...

On the Campus

Andrew Neilson, a 2005 graduate of Clarence High School and 2009 graduate of Oswego State College, has graduated from New York Chiropractic College as a doctor of chiropractic. More...

Lifestyles

Camp Pathfinder’s golden anniversary

Through two world wars, the Great Depression and all that has happened since, one boy’s summer camp has managed to stand the test of time for 100 years. More...

Contemporary Club sets Tiffany windows tour

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host its next meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at First Lockport Presbyterian Church, 21 Church St., Lockport. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. April’s topic: influences on today’s youth. Technology: Good or Bad for Today’s Youth? More...

Business

Help Hollow Fest through sponsorship or marching

The 4th of July weekend will be upon us before we know it, and the Clarence Hollow Board of Directors is gearing up to make our second Hollow Fest even bigger and better this year. In order to make that happen, we need your help. More...

National Grid reminds customers to dial before they dig

As spring weather brings more outdoor work by individuals, contractors and excavators, National Grid offers an important safety message: Call before you dig. More...

Keller joins McGuire Development

Clarence resident Thomas Keller has joined the commercial real estate firm McGuire Development Company as its director of leasing. More...

Eastgate seeks access to Greiner — again

It seems everything old with the Eastgate Plaza is new again. More...

Cuomo makes case for fourth on-time budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Amherst on Thursday to round the bases in a victory lap surrounding the 2014-15 state budget, which was passed in the Legislature before the April 1 deadline. More...

Editorials

Neighbors aren’t too fatigued to continue fight

Bee Editorial

Going through the archives of The Clarence Bee this week, many familiar names came back into focus surrounding Eastgate Plaza and its seemingly never-ending quest to install an access drive to Greiner Road. More...

Spindle items

• ZOMBIES— The TV show “The Walking Dead” is kind of a big deal in our household. Most shows, we’re happy to DVR and catch up on at our leisure. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoApril 18, 1889 The memorial services of the inauguration of Washington as president one hundred years ago will be held at the Methodist Episcopal Church on April 30 at 9 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Eastgate access puts residents at risk

We are homeowners on Eastbrooke Place, and I am writing to express our opposition to the access road onto Greiner Road from the Eastgate Plaza. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think it’s great that Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, Legislator Rath and Supervisor Hartzell are finally paving Goodrich Road. I drive it; it’s a minefield, so let’s get busy and get it done. More...

Sports

Girls lacrosse team wins thrice before break

Clarence’s girls lacrosse team entered spring break riding high after winning its first three games of the season, including an impressive 21-6 outing over Lockport on Thursday. More...

Track teams aspire to maintain tradition of success in 2014

Clarence’s outdoor track teams are no strangers to success and 2014 doesn’t figure to be any different for both the Red Devils’ boys and girls squads, as each are loaded with talented performers. More...

Boys tennis squad looking to veterans

They may be in different spots in the lineup than they were last spring, but the members of Clarence’s boys tennis team will be looking to use their experience to improve on last season’s third-place finish in the ECIC Division I standing More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 17 The Sunshine Boys — By Neil Simon and presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Comedy

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