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February 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Birthday Squad helps children mark milestones

The Birthday Squad of Buffalo Inc. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Victims of Flight 3407 will not be forgotten

This week will mark the two-year anniversary of a tragedy that cannot be forgotten. On Feb. 12, 2009, Flight 3407 claimed the lives of 50 people, including a pregnant woman. More...

Spindle items

 GROUNDHOG DAY — While I don’t actually think Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow has any legitimate predictive power, I’m disappointed to learn via an article on The Christian Science Monitor’s website that a group of people in More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Feb. 11, 1886  The largest sale of wood on record by one party, at least in this vicinity, was that of Mr. Jacob Eshelman, who sold over 12,000 pounds (more than six tons) to Mr. S.H. Goodman of Medina last week.  More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Vehicle reported suspicious is delivering newspapers

Saturday, Jan. 29   A Westfield man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Transit Road. The subject’s breath test result was nearly twice the legal limit.  More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Greatbatch, business-minded homemaker

Eleanor Greatbatch (nee Wright), 90, formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Canterbury Woods in Amherst.  More...

Sports

Trio of players hit career highs in boys hoops’ latest victory

Three boys basketball team members used career high point production to help guide the Red Devils past Frontier last Friday night, 67-56, in the second game of Clarence’s inaugural Coaches Versus Cancer doubleheader.   More...

Red Devils end OP’s four-year reign at ECICs

Boys swimming

Clarence’s boys swimming team edged out rivals Williamsville North and Orchard Park this past weekend to claim the ECIC “AA” Championships title — and end the Quakers’ four-year run as champs in the process.  More...

Girls basketball beats Frontier for lone win in last three games

A season-high output on the offensive end of the court propelled Clarence’s girls basketball team to a 68-53 victory over Frontier last Monday.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

HEAP outreach slated at Town Hall  A Home Energy Assistance Program Outreach will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place, Clarence. The doors open at 8:30 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 10 . Our Town — Thornton Wilder’s drama starring Michael Breen, Sarah Averill McFadden, Daniel F. Torres under the direction of L. Don Swartz. Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 and continues 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. More...

Special Events

thurs. 10 -sat. 12 . Night Lights at The Gardens — The interior of the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens will be illuminated with theatrical and interactive lighting for this event. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 10 . Stories in the Woods — As part of the Story Hour series for preschoolers at the Julia B. Reinstein Library by the Reinstein Woods, 10:30 a.m. More...

District prepares for budget cuts

If Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget is approved as is, the Clarence Central School District will lose 11.9 percent, or more than $2.7 million, of its state funding.  More...

Homeless for a night

Clarence High School seniors Emma Storr, left, Haley Arnold and Noele Hunka prepare their shelter Friday during the annual Sleepout to Benefit the Poor and Homeless. More...

Event to pay tribute to lives lost on Flight 3407

Canisius College will host a concert by the chamber ensemble ANA on Friday, Feb. 11, to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the crash of Continental Flight 3407 in Clarence Center. The event will be held at 8 p.m. More...

Local News

Clarence Center resident honored at Carnegie Hall

Clarence Center resident Jarod Yap has won a 2010 Certificate of Excellence from Royal Conservatory’s National Music Certificate Program for scoring the top mark in New York State on his grade eight piano and grade four violin examinations.&nbs More...

Two charged for alleged sale of alcohol to minors

On Saturday, the New York State Police, in conjunction with the state Liquor Authority, conducted an underage drinking detail in Erie County. More...

Governor addresses budget, restoring economy in area visit

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Letters to the Editor

Donated clothing will offer warmth

When I awoke one morning recently, my thermometer let me know that it was a “balmy” 2 degrees outside. That’s cold, even by Western New York standards.  More...

Thanks for support in time of need

I would just like to thank all the local firefighters, medical personnel, police and Pastor Steve for the quick response to a fire at my brother’s home this past Monday. They saved the home from what could have been a total loss. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I fully agree with callers concerning our fire departments. They are volunteer and deserve our total support and thanks.  More...

Education

St. Mary’s School celebrates Catholic Schools Week with donation to Pennies for Peace

Students at St. Mary’s School will celebrate the success of the Pennies for Peace Project at a school pep rally at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, in the gym. More...

Board of Education selects superintendent search firm

The Clarence Board of Education has selected Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to help recruit and select a replacement for outgoing Superintendent Thomas Coseo.  More...

YOUNG SCIENTISTS

Clarence High School students Katie Hardy and Basia Tou ready their mouse trap vehicle for the judging run during the 27th annual New York State Science Olympiad, a regional high school competition h More...

Lifestyles

The Parent Network

Supporting parents of developmentally disabled children

When a family first learns that they’re expecting a baby, a customary first stop is a library or bookstore. They read up on prenatal care, on feeding options, on different parenting styles. More...

Bee Weddings & Engagements

Marlinski-Paladino

Linda Marlinski of Clarence and Patrick Marlinski of Lakewood, N.Y., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Nicole Marlinski, to Dr. Matthew Jerome Paladino, son of Carol Paladino of Buffalo and Dr. More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Midwinter Recess Recreation The Clarence Recreation Department is presenting several events during midwinter recess. More...

Business

Donner to continue support of Chamber with new role

I t is with great pride that I have accepted the role of Chairman of the Board of the Clarence Chamber of Commerce for the next two years. More...

Dressbarn collects professional clothing for women in need

Dressbarn’s annual “Send One Suit Weekend” program aims to remove a fundamental hurdle for women in need seeking a job: having the proper outfit to wear for the interview.  More...

Events

WNYPA to hold February member meeting   More...


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