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Golf outing to honor hometown NHL-er Adams

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf outing on Monday, Sept. 14, at Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road. More...

Local News

Supervisor race provides primary day drama

A primary election will be held from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, to determine if incumbent Town Supervisor Dave Hartzell or Councilman Pat Casilio Jr. More...

Labor Day Fair returns to Clarence Center this weekend

The Clarence Center Fire Company Benevolent Association’s annual Labor Day Fair returns this Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 5 through 7, to the grounds surrounding the fire hall at 9415 Clarence Center Road. More...

Clarence Center Road closure to accommodate bridge repair

Clarence Center Road will be closed from Transit Road to Newhouse Road beginning today, Wednesday, Sept. 2. The closure is expected to be in place until Dec. 4 or when the replacement of Clarence Center Road Bridge over Gott Creek is complete. More...

Letters to the Editor

Alzheimer’s respite program to begin

As former first lady Rosalynn Carter once said: “There are only four kinds of people in this world: Those who have been caregivers, those who are caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.” More...

Speak up about Sheridan Drive

Residents of the neighborhoods that egress onto Sheridan Drive or who own businesses along Sheridan Drive from Transit Road to Main Street struggle daily to make left-hand turns onto Sheridan. More...

Thanks for Taste of Clarence success

Wow, what a night! What a way to celebrate our 12th anniversary of the Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night, and each one of you made it happen. More...

Education

Technology improvements to greet students next week

As classes resume next week in the Clarence Central School District, students, teachers and families will likely notice some changes — most of which are significantly related to technology. More...

Lifestyles

Experience wildlife before shuteye

Buffalo Zoo Snooze

Imagine waking up to the roar of lions and tigers. The sound is not coming from a recorded alarm — it’s the real deal. Groups of 20 or more can sign up for an educational program at the Buffalo Zoo, called Zoo Snooze. More...

Volunteers sought for Labor Day Fair

Community service volunteers, both students and adults, are sought for the Clarence Center Benevolent Association Labor Day Fair, to be held on Sept. 5, 6 and 7. Volunteers are especially needed between the hours of 7 and 9 p.m. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. September’s topic: Social Media and Youth More...

Business

Chamber to host Legislative Breakfast, golf outing

What a great community Clarence is with all the wonderful events that ran all summer long for everyone to enjoy. More...

Erie County Master Gardeners sets fall classes

The Erie County Master Gardeners will hold a series of classes and soil clinics for the fall to close the gardening season. More...

Business First will hold ‘Medicaid Reform’ breakfast

Buffalo Business First will hold a Medicaid Reform Power Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Salvat ore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. More...

Kenyon’s revamps plans; pickleball advocate makes case for courts

New plans for a proposed Kenyon’s convenience store and gas station featuring a Tim Hortons drive-thru came before the Town Board for a preliminary concept review during its Aug. 26 meeting. More...

Clarence psychic medium to be featured on reality show

Lifelong Clarence resident Karyn Reece will be featured on the season finale of TLC reality series “Leah Remini: It’s All Relative” at 9 tonight. Reece is a self-described high-end skill level psychic medium. More...

Editorials

Make safety, well-being of youth a priority

Bee Editorial

Streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks. More...

Spindle items

• SPEAKING OUT — Some of you may recall that about two years ago, I shared in this column a very personal loss. In the time since my best friend passed away, I have been fundraising for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 4, 1890 As Mr. Oscar Stage was at Millgrove Tuesday, while fixing something in his wagon, his horse started and he pitched forward, striking his head on the ground and breaking his neck. More...

Police Blotter

Teens reprimanded for doorbell ditch

Saturday, Aug. 22 • Several teenage males were ringing doorbells on Donnington Road and Cobblestone Drive. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Just an update on the carnage happening at County and Salt roads. It’s 3 p.m. on Aug. 22, and there was one more bad accident at my corner. Two months ago, we were promised 50 mph; we were asking for 45 mph. More...

Obituaries

Sister Mary Walz, educator

Sister Mary Walz, a sister of St. Joseph for 53 years and longtime educator, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. She was 72. A native of Buffalo, she earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Mount St. More...

Sports

Football team switches divisions to AA North

Divisional realignment during the offseason has Clarence’s football team preparing for an entirely new set of league foes this fall — with victory in every already important divisional clash taking on added importance due to the fact that More...

Boys volleyball team goes 5-1 in pool play at own tournament

A tough 22-25 loss in the first pool-play game against Eden forced Clarence’s boys volleyball team to settle for second place finish in the pool standings in its own annual Invitational Tournament Saturday — which led to an early playoff More...

Baldwinsville prevents Lady Red Devils from winning annual soccer tournament

Section III’s Baldwinsville played the spoiler in Saturday’s championship round of Clarence’s annual girls soccer Boosters Club Tournament, twice scoring to take the lead and prevent the Lady Red Devils from emerging victoriously. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 4 Evening Riverwalk — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Art

fri. 4 Constructivist: Works by Douglas Bauer — Part of First Friday, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, and continues through Sept. 27, at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112, www.464gallery.com sat. 5 More...

Special Events

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