October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Federal, state and local races on ballot Tuesday

Residents of Clarence will have the opportunity to select representatives in federal, state and local elections on Tuesday. Here is a brief synopsis of the races: More...

Local News

Legislators request info regarding library’s lobbyist, lawyer

Erie County Legislators Joseph Lorigo and Edward Rath have requested additional information pertaining to an audit by the Comptroller’s Office that showed more than $400,000 was spent lobbying for a special library tax district. More...

Clarence man arrested in burglary at Samuel’s

A Clarence man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to burglarize Samuel’s Grande Manor. More...

News Briefs

The Clarence Town Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Town Board Conference Room at Town Hall, 1 Town Place, to review the 2015 budget. More...

Police Blotter

Man accused of stealing steaks from supermarket

Saturday, Oct. 18 • A resident of Via Del Sole reported that his mailbox had been smashed. • A 12-year-old who was hunting with his father got separated from him while in the woods. The youth eventually was reunited with his father. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Clarence Town Board and Supervisor should agree to have a crossing guard for the students at Transit Middle School. Safety should be the number-one priority for kids who like to walk to and from school. More...

Education

WNY Chamber Alliance pushes college, career readiness

The Western New York Chamber Alliance is looking for the best way to prepare students for the leap from high school to college and the working world, with a focus on career technology education and workforce development. More...

Clarence High School seeking Wall of Fame nominations

The Clarence High School School Improvement Team is now accepting nominations for the CHS Academic Wall of Fame. More...

Lifestyles

Halloween spirits lie just off the tourist path

Rustling leaves, the wind through the trees and a cloudy night sky can send a chill through even the skeptics this time of year. Ghosts and fright fill our minds, and it’s not hard to imagine hauntings everywhere. More...

Arts & Crafts Society schedules craft show

The original Clarence Arts & Crafts Society will sponsor a holiday arts & craft show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 and 2, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Aurora Con ’14 swooping in for Saturday

Those looking for an action-packed afternoon filled with costumes, comics and pop culture need look no further than the first-ever Aurora Con ’14, taking place Saturday, Nov. 1. More...

Business

Sheridan Benefits puts employer first

With a focus on health insurance, Sheridan Benefits looks to put the individual or employer at ease with customer-first care. More...

Silver Grove offers peace of mind to its clients

After working in the areas of insurance, banking and retirement planning, Julianne Lepo decided a year ago that she wanted a career that would make a genuine difference in people’s lives. More...

Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza to benefit Essential Care for Children

Eastern Hills Mall will once again be providing safe trick-or-treating during its Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30. More...

Patchwork to be done on Conner Road this week

Conner Road residents will finally see construction equipment at work outside their homes after advocating for repairs to the street for more than a decade. More...

Parents advocate for crossing guards at Transit Middle

Parents concerned about their children crossing Transit Road to get to and from Transit Middle School made their case for hiring two crossing guards during last week’s Clarence Town Board meeting. More...

Editorials

Safety essential for a happy Halloween

Bee Editorial

With Halloween on a Friday this year, many fans of the holiday will be able to enjoy festivities throughout the weekend without concern for work or school duties. More...

Spindle items

• LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!— It was a bit alarming when I received a distressed phone call from a Bee reader last week wondering why ambulances and other emergency vehicles were at the end of her street. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoOct. 31, 1889 Mr. Reuben Goodrich, a former resident of Clarence Center who has been visiting friends in this vicinity recently, returned home last Friday. He is a prosperous merchant in Traverse, Mich. More...

Letters to the Editor

Girl soccer players are role models

This summer my wife and I went to Cooperstown and had the good fortune of meeting Mo’ne Davis. This Little League World Series pitcher is not only physically talented, but she is also composed, polite and quite bright. More...

Further review avoids discord

I have been following the issues surrounding Superintendent Scott Martzloff and the school district. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RAQUET, Catherine A. (nee Pritchard), of Akron, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Mrs. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devils defend ‘AA’ title

ECIC Swimming

Clarence’s girls swimming team won just two out of the 12 events contested while hosting the annual ECIC Championships Friday and Saturday, but the Lady Red Devils’ depth was too much for the rest of the “AA” schools to overco More...

SUPER SPIKE V’BALL

Clarence’s Meghan Neelon looks to spike the ball past Sweet Home’s block during the Lady Red Devils’ 25-12, 28-26, 25-17 win October 21. More...

Assist record goes to Dempsey in boys volleyball’s loss to Canisius

Senior Matt Dempsey dished out 55 assists to surpass Mark Schlabach for the most assists in a single season — breaking a 15-year old record — as Clarence’s boys volleyball team nearly became the first area team to top Canisius this More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Historical society plans Veterans Day event More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 30 Mall-o-ween — Families are encouraged to come in costume for trick-or-treating throughout the mall, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Special Events

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Family Activities

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