April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Students to hear testimonials before prom season begins

Students at Clarence High School will hear about the drastic and life-changing effects of poor decisions during an assembly next week. More...

Local News

CAMPAIGNING

Erie County Republican Committee Chairman Nicholas Langworthy, left, applauds Ray Walter as the party’s endorsed candidate for Erie County executive in the fall election. More...

Political Brief

Attorney Justin D. Kloss has announced his candidacy for Clarence town justice. Kloss is a lifelong Clarence resident who litigates in state and federal courts across New York. More...

Mosher farm added to Greenprint program

The Clarence Greenprint program has added another large piece of farmland to its cache of about 1,500 acres of green space throughout the town. More...

Police Blotter

Toilet troubles cause of leaking house

Saturday, April 11 • A resident of Keller Road reported that she heard someone in her basement. Deputies checked the residence. There was no one in the basement. • Someone smashed a light at the front of a residence on Lisa Lane. More...

Obituaries

Patricia E. Wutz, staff member at Clarence High School

Patricia E. Wutz, a member of the non-teaching staff at Clarence High School for more than 30 years, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The former Patricia O’Connell, 74, was a graduate of Kensington High School. More...

Lifestyles

Lincoln funeral car hopes to make stop in Buffalo

On April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was scheduled to see his personal, presidential passenger-train car for the first time. But on that day he become one of the last casualties of a war that cost some 750,000 American lives. More...

Senior Citizens prom event scheduled

“Twilight Time” — the 18th annual senior citizens prom sponsored by the Clarence High School Student Council and National Honor Society — will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Quilt show planned for April at club house More...

Business

Summer packed with events in Hollow

As I write this, the Clarence Hollow Association held its monthly board meeting this morning. It was a very busy meeting as this is the time of the year that we gear up for many of our activities. More...

Women in Business Symposium returns in May

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Women In Business Symposium on Wednesday, May 20, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Management team changes on Brothers of Mercy campus

There have been several changes in the management team on the Brothers of Mercy campus in Clarence during the past several months. Although many of the faces are familiar, their areas of responsibility have changed. More...

School board OKs budget; candidates file petitions

The Clarence Board of Education approved the administration’s proposed 2015-16 budget during a meeting on Monday night at Clarence High School. More...

ENJOYING THE SUNSHINE

Brandon Woollacott, 2, of Clarence, enjoys a teeter-totter ride during a visit with his family to Clarence Town Park on Sunday. More...

Proposed wind turbine concerns neighbors

A proposed wind turbine on a farm in Clarence has neighbors worried about the effects it may have on their health and property values. More...

Editorials

Take control with smart decisions, responsibility

Bee Editorial

We see billboards, commercials and bumper stickers promoting positive decision making in regard to drinking and driving, texting while driving and substance abuse. We see the photos of those killed. More...

Spindle items

• MAY FLOWER DAYS — One of my favorite things about spring is bringing home flowers we can’t get often during the winter. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 24, 1890 More...

Letters to the Editor

Budget restores needed positions

Our family moved to Clarence in 2011 from Texas. We chose Clarence because of the excellent schools and the low taxes. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The property at the corner of Clarence Center and Shimerville roads is such an eyesore. It is becoming a dump. Can’t something be done about this? .Its’ funny how Dave Hartzell has been so quiet ahead of campaign season. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

Wednesday, April 22Baseball:  at West Seneca West, 5 p.m.Softball:  Williamsville North, 4:45 p.m.Boys lacrosse:  at Lockport, 5 p.m.Girls lacrosse:  at Hamburg, 7 p.m.Boys tennis:  West Seneca West, 5 p.m. More...

Softball team wins two of first four games

Clarence’s softball team has wasted little time establishing a solid presence at the plate through the first handful of games of the 2015 season, spearheaded by the torrid pace Gabby Keller finds herself on through the Lady Red Devils’ fi More...

Errors, walks prove costly in pair of close baseball losses

Clarence’s baseball team learned a tough lesson in its pair of games last week, as the Red Devils dropped to 0-3 on the season due in part to an unwanted penchant for giving their opponents extra chances at the plate and on the base paths. More...