January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Turkish Coffee Night comes to Clarence

Everyone in Clarence is invited to Turkish Coffee Night, a free celebration of Turkish culture offering traditional cuisine, coffee and a live dance performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at the American Legion Hall, 5850 Goodrich Road. More...

Local News

Using device while driving leads to DWI charges

A Blasdell man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after he was pulled over on Jan 14 for allegedly using an electronic device while driving on Transit Road in Clarence. More...

Man caught speeding charged with DWI

A Williamsville man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after he was pulled over for speeding Jan. 15 in the Town of Clarence. More...

Farmhouse designated historical landmark

A Salt Road farmhouse is the latest property to be given the distinction of being named one of Clarence’s historical landmarks. During the Jan. More...

Obituaries

Jeanne Martin, retired school teacher

Jeanne Martin, of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, formerly of Clarence Center, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. She was 89. Born in Watkins Glen, New York, Mrs. Martin was a retired first grade teacher at Clarence Center Elementary School. More...

Sports

Wins push wrestlers closer to league title

Clarence’s wrestling team entered the 2014-15 campaign with a familiar goal — one among many, in that regard — of earning the regular-season ECIC I title. More...

Daemen College to host hoops camp

Daemen College basketball coach Mike MacDonald will host a winter break basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-8 who are on vacation from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. More...

Girls basketball team uses defense to crush Lancaster

A stifling defensive effort to kick off Friday’s game against Lancaster allowed Clarence’s girls basketball team to jump out to a commanding 23-0 lead after the opening eight minutes of play en route to posting a lopsided 50-24 victory ov More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Clarence Women’s Club plans February meeting More...

District hopeful to stay at or below tax levy cap

Wait on the state. That’s the game that districts across New York are playing as they try to draft next year’s operating budgets, according to Clarence Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks. More...

Hartzell optimistic in annual address

Decrease in residential building not seen as negative

Supervisor Dave Hartzell lauded accomplishments made throughout last year and looked to the future during his annual State of the Town address, held Thursday at Orazio’s Restaurant. More...

Editorials

Provide your input on school budget development

Bee Editorial

On Tuesday, May 19, taxpayers in the Clarence School District will head to the polls to decide the fate of the 2015-16 budget proposition. More...

Spindle items

• SUPER BOWL— The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and like most of you, I am really hoping for a Seattle repeat. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoJan. 30, 1890 Mr. P. Bernhard of Clarence is busy loading wheat. Mr. Will Young is drawing lots of hay to Buffalo. More...

Police Blotter

Boss steps in after man fails to pay motel tab

Saturday, Jan. 17 • Deputies stopped a vehicle on Salt Road for having an expired inspection sticker. A 29-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree and operating without insurance. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I find it a little unsettling that the veterans exemption got approved with no vote for the community. However, the school tax vote always allows the community to have a say. More...

Education

Academy seeking placements for interns

The Clarence High School Academy of Business & Finance is seeking business community partners to host students for its internship program. More...

WINTER CONCERT

Above: Violinists Kenneth Reed, left, and Kristin Minunni perform with the Clarence High School Concert Orchestra during a concert Thursday evening at Clarence High School. More...

Lifestyles

From sketch to casting off, Maritime students craft wooden boats

A group of Western New York Maritime Charter School students practice a centuries old skill: building boats with their hands. More...

Lions seek nonprofits for pancake breakfast

The Clarence Lions Club is looking for any local nonprofit group that would like to have a table set up during its annual pancake breakfast, to be held Sunday, Feb. 22, at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. The breakfast will run from 8 a.m. 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

Chamber Award winners announced

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2015 Chamber Award winners and will celebrate them all during a gala reception on Thursday, Feb. 26, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St. More...

Komen WNY to host second ‘Spare a Pair’

Susan G. Komen Western New York is hosting the second annual “Spare a Pair” bowling event to strike out breast cancer on Sunday, Feb. 8, at Transit Lanes, 7850 Transit Road in Williamsville. More...

Trocaire will help prepare citizens for disaster

Trocaire College will host two Citizens Preparedness Training courses in February to prepare WNY residents for any type of disaster. One class will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Margaret Wendt Center, 360 Choate Ave., Buffalo. More...