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April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Creekview Meadows access road prompts resident concern

As the Planning Board continued discussions on the Creekwood Meadows project at its April 20 meeting, some area residents described a number of concerns related to the planned construction of an access road for emergency vehicles. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Primary presents picture of contrasts in Erie County

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump achieved significant victories and key delegate pickups when the New York presidential primary results were tallied on April 19. More...

Spindle items

ARBOR DAY — In the face of climate change awareness as well as a larger emphasis placed on humanity’s environmental impact, conservationism continues to take on a bigger role from both a political and socioeconomic perspective. More...

Countywide planning board would benefit rural areas most

The national political scene is overflowing with references to the trend of today’s voters seeking a “non-politician” to lead them. They say the “real politicians” are all the same and promote government as usual. More...

Police Blotter

Ohio men arrested on break-in charges

Saturday, April 16 Deputies were called to the parking lot of Wal-Mart on Transit Road for a suspicious occurrence. A caller reported that two men in a pickup were stealing traffic cones from a work area. Patrol spoke with the owner of the truck. More...

Education

St. Mary’s High posts honor roll

The following students and area residents have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Honor RollGrade Nine Grade Eleven Orion Bonghi, Stephanie Hossenlopp. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Love can appear to us in mysterious ways

Here’s a cool verse you might have just heard in your local Clarence church last weekend: “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. More...

Seniors seeking basket donations

The Clarence Senior Center’s annual basket raffle will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the center, 4600 Thompson Road. More...

Finding hope in the midst of hurt: WNY faces Huntington’s disease

I f you met 40-year-old Jed O’Malley on a given day, you might not know that underneath his positive outlook and beaming smile he carries a gene mutation in chromosome 4. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 28 Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 28, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375 fri. 29 More...

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Special Events

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Breaking News - 4/28/2016 8:40 AM

Olympic swimmers bring ‘Fitter and Faster’ tour to Clarence

The Clarence Swim Club and Clarence High School will be hosting a pair of Olympic medal winners Saturday as they bring their “Fitter and Faster” tour to Western New York. More...

Timberlake Drive fire causes $1.7 million damage

A home on Timberlake Drive in Clarence sustained an estimated $1.75 million in damage after an extensive fire rekindled early Saturday morning. The initial alarm came at approximately 8:10 p.m. More...

Friends of the Clarence Public Library gear up for spring sale

Before Beverly O’Connor was president of the Friends of the Clarence Public Library, she was simply an avid reader and a bibliophile. More...

Celebration

CELEBRATION — Hannah Pufpaff, a junior at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, assists Simeon Boudmer, 4, of Clarence Center, in attaching a leaf he made for the tree to be displayed in the Cla More...

Local News

Losses, gains are critical comprehension points for foster parents

Becoming a foster parent presents particular challenges, but also great rewards. “All children who come into care experience some type of loss,” said Rebecca Wedgewood, family resource coordinator, during a recent MAPP class at G.A. More...

Destination Imagination team performs with Goo Goo Dolls’ Rzeznik

When a graduate student of Armand Petri sent the link to the track “Not So Different,” a song and video launched to help defeat autism, he knew it was special. Moreover, he knew he wanted to coordinate a new version of it. More...

Sheriff’s office taking back unwanted prescription drugs

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard recently announced that the Erie County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many help babies by contributing to artisan show

April 15 was an amazing evening that kicked off the fifth annual United Way Community Baby Shower with a local artisan show. Reflections Hair Design sponsored the event and will continue to take donations until May 7. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

The average New York State tax cap is under 2 percent; however, Clarence is 2.76 percent. In addition, Clarence Schools received an additional $1.25 million in state aid this year. More...

Sports

Baseball team tackles tough schedule

When it comes to trials by fire, there might not be a more charred baseball squad in Western New York so far this season than Clarence. The Red Devils have played seven games to date, winning two of them. More...

Softball team wins pair of league games

Following some close calls that were ultimately just misses to start the season, Clarence’s softball team earned its first two league victories of 2016 last week by knocking off Hamburg, 12-4, and defending state Class AA champion Orchard Park, More...

Girls track wins Niagara Falls Invite

Clarence’s girls track squad saw numerous personal records fall en route to claiming the team championship at Saturday’s Niagara Falls Wolverines Invitational. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Stephens sets rummage sale St. Stephens-Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 750 Wehrle Drive, will hold its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30. A bag sale will start at noon. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - YouthActivities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498 More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

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Business

Laughing, drumming to reap benefits

Nancy Weil is in the business of helping people feel good. By laughter and by drum, she hopes to raise people’s spirits, even at, oddly enough, the cemetery. More...

Events

Performing arts scholarship available More...

AAA details reasons for gas price fluctuations

Gas prices continue to fluctuate during the spring season. The national price for a gallon of unleaded gas went up 3 cents from last week to $2.14 per gallon. One year ago, the national average was $2.52. More...


Clarence Special Events 2016
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