March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Hearts and Hands admin moves to Amherst

Hearts and Hands – Faith in Action Inc., a not-for-profit, neighbor-helping-neighbor organization that pairs volunteers with care receivers for basic transportation and in-home support, has moved its administrative offices to the Town Square fo More...

Spruce Meadow hosting horse camp during spring break

When students in Clarence go on spring break in a little more than a week, many families will be looking for activities to entertain and educate their children. More...

Quilters show set for April

The Clarence Log Cabin Quilters will present “Cabin Fever 11” April 24-26 at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Letters to the Editor

Clarence taxpayers: Look at the data

If you visit this website, bit.ly/taxpast, you can look up the historical school tax information for any property in Clarence. Click “detail,” and on the next screen, click the “past years” menu. More...

Taxes worth cost, see performance

I would like to respond to Ellie Corcoran’s school budget letter to the editor from last week. When I visit http://www.tslco.net/default2.aspx? dbconn=Clarence, I see that Mrs. More...

Bike path dog waste ‘disheartening’

As recent residents of Clarence, we have come to enjoy using the bike path heading east beginning at Transit Road for our daily walks. More...

Education

‘Voices of the Revolution’ to be performed by fourth-graders

Fourth-grade students from Sheridan Hill Elementary School are currently performing a play titled “Voices of the Revolution.” More...

BOOKWORM BUDDIES

Clarence Senior Center members Barb Ucci, left, and Rose Marie Parrinello read to students at Buffalo United Charter School on Thursday to celebrate National Reading Month. More...

HIGH NOTES

Members of the Clarence High School Chorale perform March 18 at Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna. More...

Art brings community together at Sisters of St. Joseph residence

For residents at the Sisters of St. Joseph home in Clarence and the neighboring Claremount campus, a weekly art class has been a reliable source of friendship and camaraderie. (See editorial on page four) More...

Editorials

Art class a reflection of the community

Bee Editorial

The Sisters of St. Joseph was organized in 17th-century France, originally to nurse the sick, assist the poor, shelter the abandoned and care for orphans. More...

Spindle items

• EASTER EGG HUNT — For many families in Clarence, the annual Kiwanis Club Easter egg hunt in Town Park is a spring tradition. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 27, 1890 Mr. and Mrs. Chas. V. Meahl attended the commencement exercises of the medical department of the University of Buffalo on Tuesday evening last. Mr. Chas. S. Meahl is one of the graduates. Good luck to you, Charley. More...

Police Blotter

Owner of broken-down vehicle leaves note

Saturday, March 14 • Deputies arrested a 35-year-old man following a traffic stop on Shimerville Road. The man was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing to take a breath test and drinking an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle. More...

Obituaries

Sister Julia Feltz, former educator

Sister Julia Feltz died Thursday, March 12, at the Sisters of St. Joseph Clarence Residence. She was 93. More...

Sports

Player nominations sought for Bowman Cup

Hockey

The 11th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase has been scheduled for Sunday, April 12, at First Niagara Center — and now, player nominations are sought to fill the three Buffalo-area squads. More...

DANCE DEBUT

University at Buffalo forward Will Regan, at left in the left photo, deflects a pass intended for West Virginia University forward Elijah Macon during the second half of the Bulls’ 68-62 loss to the Mountaineers in their Midwest Region second-r More...

Smith among trio returning for national hockey tournament

Three hockey players who grew up in Amherst and got their start with Amherst Youth Hockey are returning home as part of the fourth-ranked Connecticut Wolfpack 18U national team as part of the 18U Tier I National Hockey Championships to be held Thursd More...

Lifestyles

Spring brings colorful blossoms to local florists

Despite a few snow mounds still scattered throughout the region, Friday brought the season everyone had been waiting for: spring. The brain automatically associates spring with green grass and plenty of colorful, fragrant flowers. More...

Rummage sale to benefit Nativity students

Nativity of Mary School, 8550 Main St., will host a rummage sale from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, to benefit the eighth-grade class. On Saturday, a $1 bag sale will take place at noon. Admission is free. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

Business

County unveils ‘Initiatives for a Stronger Community’

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveiled his administration’s health and human services plan “Initiatives for a Stronger Community” on Friday at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Center in Buffalo. More...

Miller named county commissioner of labor relations

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz appointed Steven Miller to the position of commissioner of labor relations on Monday. More...

Erie County clerk warns of vehicle scam

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs recently warned residents to watch for a misleading solicitation that looks like an official notice from the Department of Motor Vehicles. More...