Weekly Feature



November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Remember sacrifices during time of thanksgiving

Like many Clarence residents, my wife and I traveled to All High Stadium on Nov. 13 to watch the Clarence High School football team play in the Far West regional playoff game. Because of the 3 p.m. More...

Positive attitude necessary for town business success

We must recognize the hard work and effort of business owners in the Town of Clarence. More...

There’s plenty to be thankful for this year in Western New York

Thanksgiving is a time for counting blessings. Here in Western New York we can be thankful for many things. Here are a few of the things that I’m thankful for as they relate to my readers and the various communities in which you live:   More...

Police Blotter

Man accidentally locked in Main Street business

(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...

Lifestyles

Couple shares 70-year marriage secrets

Robert Spoth never forgot the moment he first saw his wife. The night was warm and summery, the stars out. He was with a bunch of his friends and she with hers at the now demolished Delwood Ballroom on Main Street and Utica. More...

Race will benefit Community Pantry

The Country Meadows’ Waddle is planned for Nov. 25. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. at 4159 Foxwood Lane, at the corner of Country Meadows. More...

Bee Weddings & Engagements

Wzontek-Chapin

Dorothy and Stephen Wzontek of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Leslie Wzontek, to William Bradley Chapin II, son of Norma and William Chapin of Lancaster. More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 26  Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) — Three actors perform every Christmas story ever told as well as Christmas traditions from around the world and every carol ever sung. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 4 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 25  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Film/Video

tues. 30  Oldboy — The Buffalo Film Seminars presents Chan-wook Park’s 2003 thriller starring Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu and Hye-jeong Kang, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the Market Arcade Film & Arts Center, 639 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Town Board postpones vote on land use changes

During its Nov. 17 meeting, the Clarence Town Board considered changes to its land use process recommended by the Planning Board in order to streamline site plan and subdivision review. More...

Plaza access road under consideration

The proposal for an access road from Eastgate Plaza on Transit Road to Greiner Road met with criticism during the Town Board meeting on Nov. 17.   More...

Nature Center offers educational opportunities

At least 652 people have visited the Clarence Nature Center since mid-September, according to Jim Marshall, co-coordinator of the facility. More...

Local News

Using homegrown talent, Buffalo theater offers live production of Christmas classic

It isn’t Christmas for many people until they watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Whether they eagerly await the broadcast or just pop in the DVD, the tale of Charlie Brown finding the true meaning of Christmas, despite commercialis More...

HOLIDAY PREPARATIONS —

HOLIDAY PREPARATIONS — The Tangelder family, Nick, Amanda, 4, and Deborah prepare for the upcoming Christmas holiday by decorating a tree Saturday outside The Perfect Gift in Clarence Center. More...

Gingerbread event to benefit Gilda’s Club

Guests will have the opportunity to bid via silent auction on gingerbread houses created by student, amateur and professional bakers to benefit Gilda’s Club Western New York on Dec. 3, 4 and 5.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Civility important for town officials

Clarence is our home. It has been for more than 20 years. My wife and I are not native to Western New York but quickly realized Clarence was where we wanted to put down roots and raise our family. More...

‘Anti-war’ not best term for protestors

I am writing in response to the article which appeared in the Bee regarding the Patriot Guard Riders, a group of veterans, motorcyclists and others who attend the funerals of members of the U.S. More...

Letter contained inaccuracies

I must clarify and correct comments made by my fellow councilmen, as well as a call to the “Bee Heard” in the Nov. 17 Clarence Bee. More...

Sports

Boys soccer team’s season ended again in state semis

A third consecutive shot at Brentwood at some point in the state final four wasn’t in the cards for Clarence’s boys soccer team as the Red Devils had their season ended by Section III’s Baldwinsville in double overtime in last Satur More...

ANGELIC ALL-STARS —

  ANGELIC ALL-STARS — Multiple members of the Holy Angels varsity soccer team were named Monsignor Martin Association South Division All-stars following the team’s 4-0 win over St. Mary’s in the All-Catholic Championship game Nov. 7.  More...

TREO Fitness to hold free Turkey-Busting’ workouts

It may have a name that makes you think it’s exclusive, but for anyone looking to burn off the thousands of extra calories they’re likely to consume on Thanksgiving Day, there’s a free option coming your way. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Blood drives planned at mall Blood drives for Upstate New York Transplant Services will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27; and 11 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Business

Industrial Forum aims to link area businesses

Why would a Lancaster businessperson buy a product from outside the area, pay the shipping and then deal with any problems long distance when there is a company that could handle the order in this community — or maybe in Clarence? More...

Canisius gives resident Distinguished Alumni Award

The Canisius College Alumni Association presented Clarence resident Mark J. Czarnecki with its Distinguished Alumni Award on Saturday, Nov. 13, in the college’s Montante Cultural Center. More...

Business News

For the third consecutive year, dressbarn is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to help ensure that no disadvantaged child is forgotten this holiday season. More...


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