Weekly Feature



April 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Mentoring program to connect students

Transitioning to high school may be stressful for ninth-graders, but Clarence High School is developing a program to make that process easier. More...

Lee discusses dangers of underage drinking with middle school students

Rep. Chris Lee, R-Clarence, spoke to nearly 60 students at Clarence Middle School Monday to encourage them to live a healthy and active lifestyle.   More...

Workshops on signs of substance abuse planned

Horizon Health Services, in partnership with the Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, is presenting free “how-to” workshops to uncover the signs and symptoms of substance abuse.   More...

Teacher honored with Liberty Bell Award

Clarence High School teacher Ronald DiNicolantonio is one of three mock trial teacher/coaches selected to receive the 2010 Liberty Bell Award from the Bar Association of Erie County. More...

Editorials

Speaker controversy a complicated issue

Bee Editorial

A January speaker in Clarence High School’s global studies classes is controversial to some. More...

Spindle items

• SLEEPOUT SUCCESS — More than 100 Clarence High School students and faculty braved the elements on Feb. 5 during the annual Sleepout to Benefit the Poor and Homeless. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   April 16, 1885   Messers. Peter and Barton Martin have just received a splendid horse (imported Percheron stock) from the Dunham Stock Farm in Illinois. More...

Police Blotter

Fight reported at Main Street restaurant

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the New York State Police and Erie County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

MAYER, Edward C., of Clarence, died Saturday, April 3, 2010. He is survived by his sons, William and Robert; daughter, Pamela Smith; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy. More...

Lifestyles

New workshop addresses organizations duties, liabilities

Churches, Little Leagues and Boy Scout troops —they’re everywhere in Clarence. More...

UNYTS plans blood drives at mall

Upstate New York Transplant Services will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, April 17 and 24; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Kellie Jeffery - Program Coordinator, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 Email: dkinney@clarence.ny.us or kjef More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

fri. 16 . Harbingers of Spring — Come and discover the real signs of spring and become attuned to the fascinating rhythms of nature through this unique indoor presentation at 7 p.m. More...

Art

fri. 16 . Brought to Light: Rare Prints by Adele Cohen — The show and sale features rarely seen artworks from this important WNY artist at 6 p.m. Friday, April 16 at the WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Literature

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School Board approves proposed budget

The Clarence Central School District plans to take a three-pronged approach to dealing with its budget this year, said Superintendent Thomas Coseo. More...

Clarence Community Association seeks new volunteers, ideas

Do you want “to bring the hamlets of Clarence together as one community; to celebrate its unique heritage as the oldest town in Erie County; to enhance its historic beauty and charm; to promote community involvement; and to be responsive to th More...

Town Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 14   6 p.m. — Work session   • James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items   7:30 p.m. — Agenda   1. Call meeting to order   2. More...

The Pajama Program plans fundraiser

The Buffalo Chapter of The Pajama Program, started in 2007 by Clarence resident Ann Cardena, will hold a fundraiser “Fondue for a Cause,” hosted by The Melting Pot Restaurant, from 5 to 10 p.m. More...

Photo

15 MILES ON THE ERIE CANAL — Mules, played by Teia DePasquale, left, and Ava Kendzierski, pull the Seneca Chief barge driven by Rachel Pinti down the Erie Canal. More...

Town changes brush pickup offerings

The Town of Clarence is limiting its brush collection to the months of April, May, September and October. There will be no pickup during June, July and August, as was previously offered.   More...

Local News

Political News

Erie County Legislator Ray Walter , R-Clarence, will meet with residents from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Clarence Library, 3 Town Place, Clarence. Information will be available on county services. More...

Clarence Bee’s Web site offers news, searchable archive

Many of the features readers have come to appreciate in the pages of The Clarence Bee each week are now available on-line.   Now live on the Internet is the site www. ClarenceBee. com. More...

Photo

BOARD OF DIRECTORS — The Clarence Chamber of Commerce 2010 Board of Directors was installed at the Annual Award Dinner on Feb. 25 at Samuel's Grande Manor. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sisters Hospital touches lives

On behalf of myself and my entire family, I would like to recognize the top-notch professionals working and caring for premature babies at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. More...

Shibly presentation alarming, unfair

I’m writing in response to a letter to the editor published in the March 10 issue of The Clarence Bee by a concerned parent of a Clarence High School student. More...

Store’s service impresses customer

I can only say my experience at LaRue’s Bridal on Main near Harris Hill absolutely went far beyond what I would ever have expected. Let me describe this:   More...

Sports

Returning baseball players hungry for more after record year doesn’t include state title

After getting a taste during last year’s run to the state title game, it’s safe to say that the returning members of Clarence’s baseball team are gunning for a return to the state tournament.   More...

Softball team gunning for another shot at sectional final

Clarence’s softball team was loaded with weapons all over the diamond last season when the Lady Red Devils plowed through the competition en route to a spot in the Section VI Class AA title game. More...

Youth football sign-ups slated

Registration for the Clarence Football Little League’s 2010 season will be at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1 for veteran players and Sunday, May 2 for all players. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Celebrate Poetry Month set at bookstore   More...

Business

Belknap Heating and Cooling keeps customers comfortable

Heating and cooling technology has changed rapidly in the past five years, according to Gary Gorenflo, president of Belknap Heating and Cooling Inc. More...

Brothers of Mercy, Buffalo Ultrasound offer cardiovascular screening

Members of the Buffalo Ultrasound staff, in cooperation with the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center staff, will offer three cardiovascular screening services to the community between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. More...

Business News

The Eastern Hills Mall Satellite Auto Bureau recently celebrated its one-year anniversary of service to the public. More...


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