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January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Consider taking the time to donate blood

Every month seems to be selected as the time to raise awareness about some issue, and January is no exception. Among other things, it is National Braille Literacy Month, National Staying Healthy Month and National Blood Donor Month. More...

Spindle items

 YOUNG MISS BUFFALO — I still remember how funny my family thought it was when an invitation to participate in the “Glamour Baby Beauty Contest” came for my 12-year-old brother.  “Glamour” and  “baby&rdq More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 21, 1886   On Sunday last, Mr. Wilder Bund of Clarence Center lost a valuable horse. It was not known that it had been sick more than a few hours. Only a short time ago he refused two hundred dollars for the animal.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m wondering why it takes three town trucks to pick up Christmas trees. Why do they have to pick them up every day? Don’t they have anything better to do? More...

Education

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

College student plans volunteer trip to France

Jennifer Curtis said she’s been committed to community service since she was a member of the National Honor Society while a student at Clarence High School.  She’s helped others in various ways, including as a participant in the Phil More...

UB Engineering building to be named for Jack and Barbara Davis

The University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will name its new building Barbara and Jack Davis Hall to honor the Western New York couple who have given $5 million toward the construction and enhancement of the facility.  More...

NICE RIDE

— Kindergarten students Charlotte Pitman, left, Isaac Hunter, Ryann Smith and Cailee Pollard arrived for class Wednesday morning at Harris Elementary School on trucks from Harris Hill Fire Comp More...

Lifestyles

First Soup-Fest on the menu for Jan. 30

Never before in its illustrious food history has Buffalo hosted such a large event dedicated exclusively to soup and soup alone.  Taco soup, chicken finger soup, Philly cheese steak soup, pepperoni pizza soup, pomegranate soup and butternut squa More...

Honoring his legacy

Students study Martin Luther King Jr.

Teachers at Sheridan Hill and Ledgeview elementary schools in Clarence made sure their students knew why they had Monday off from school — the remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.  More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138. “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Business

The Perfect Setting sets up shop in the Hollow

The Perfect Setting, 10678 Main St., Clarence, is home to an array of items for home entertainment, from place mats to dinnerware to kitchen gadgets.  More...

CHA aims to enhance community pride

A nother peaceful transfer of power took place earlier this month when several new members were seated on the Clarence Hollow Association’s board of directors, and I became its new president. More...

Events

‘Straight Talk’ seminar set at Convention Center   More...

Winterfest offers opportunity for families to embrace the season

Snow and ice may conjure up dismal images for some, but they’ll provide the catalyst for sledding, ice skating and sled dog demonstrations at the upcoming Clarence Winterfest.  More...

Supervisor to address state of town

The Clarence Unit of the League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara invites the community to hear Supervisor Scott Bylewski present his State of the Town report.  The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Grant will allow Still in One Peace Crisis Services to create mentorship program

Still in One Peace Crisis Services LLC, headed by the Rev. Steve Biegner, has received a sizable grant from the E & W G Foundation, which will be used to expand its offerings.  More...

Local News

Legislative delegation unites to assist UB 2020

The Western New York Legislative Delegation on Friday said it would be submitting a letter to Gov. More...

Legislature seeks members for reapportionment advisory committee

The Erie County Legislature is searching for individuals interested in helping to mold its new districts.  Every 10 years, the Erie County Charter calls for the formation of an Advisory Committee on Reapportionment by the Erie County Legislature More...

SMOOTH SKATING

Tim Myslinski of Clarence Center keeps a watchful eye on his children, Natalie, 5, and Brady, 4, as they learn to skate at the ice rink on Monday at Clarence Town Park. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Man with BB gun advised to ‘use better judgement’

Saturday, Jan. 8   Deputies responded to Eastern Hills Mall for a report of a stolen vehicle. The complainant forgot where she parked.   A disturbance was reported at an Everwood Court address. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

Kessler, Joan C., of Clarence Center, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herb Kessler; and her brother, William. More...

Sports

Schroen named boys soccer All-American

Senior defender becomes WNY’s first to receive honor in sport in 16 years

Ryan Schroen took to heart the challenges laid down by Clarence boys soccer coach Mike Silverstein over the course of his 65-game varsity career, and was recently bestowed the highest honor for his diligence as the Red Devils’ go-to defender &m More...

Boys bowling sweeps week’s foes; girls suffer season’s first setback

Clarence’s boys bowling team had a perfect week last week, going posting wins over Orchard Park and Williamsville North both at its home lanes.  More...

DRIVE TIME

— Clarence's Tori Nappo, left, makes a move towards the basket during the Lady Red Devils’ 48-43 loss to Lancaster last Friday. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Long-term-care presentation planned   A 50-minute long-term-care presentation will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Newstead Senior Citizens Center, 5691 Cummings Road, Newstead. A question and answer period will follow. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 20 . After-School Escape — Featuring an outdoor activity for children grades K-5, 4:30 p. m. Thursday, Jan. 20 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html fri.  More...

Special Events

sat. 22 . Here’s To Your Health Expo — Family event with local health-related businesses and organizations presenting activities, demos and information. More...

Theater

thurs. 20 . More...


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