Weekly Feature



February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor seeking independent redistricting

Years of political debate and charges of corruption in Albany could end with the passage of the Redistricting Reform Act of 2011, according to Gov. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Black History Month: a time to fight prejudice

Last week, The Clarence Bee included an article about a Clarence High School student who found what appeared to be the “N word” scrawled onto her locker. More...

Spindle items

 BOY BAND FAN — I’m not sure what the target age range is for Nickelodeon’s television channel, but I don’t think it’s geared toward 20- and 30-somethings. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 25, 1886   A serious accident happened in Eshelman’s woods last Saturday while the Zimmerman brothers, William and John, were engaged cutting wood. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I am a concerned citizen and a deer hunter. I heard the town is allowing bait and shoot next to Clarence Town Park on property they recently purchased. I’m in favor of bait and shoot, but this is putting Clarence citizens in danger. More...

Education

Community forum to help in superintendent search

The Clarence Board of Education invites members of the Clarence school community to attend a Superintendent Search Community Forum at 7 p.m. More...

Student helping bridge digital divide in Bahamas

Computer access is something most students in the United States take for granted, but for schools on Grand Bahama Island, the technology isn’t readily available.  Clarence native Kevin Keating has been helping collect, transport and insta More...

Photo

LIVE IN CONCERT — Members of the pop music group Big Time Rush, Logan Henderson, left, Carlos Pena, James Maslow and Kendall Schmidt, performed for a select group of fans during a private conce More...

Lifestyles

Community groups collaborate to create Family Support Center

Several groups in the Clarence community are working together to create a Family Support Center, which they believe will strengthen relationships and enhance the quality of life for families in the area.  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...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 24  American Red Cross Blood Drive — 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 at Leon Studio, 5221 Main St., Williamsville; Free. 1-800-RED-CROSS.  sat. 26   More...

Family Activities

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Art

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Eastgate access road study now in environmental phase

The next step in the analysis of a proposed access road from Eastgate Plaza to Greiner Road was taken at the Clarence Planning Board meeting on Feb. More...

Corwin tapped for Congress

Following a vote Monday by the chairpersons of the seven county Republican Committees of the 26th Congressional District, State Assemblywoman Jane Corwin, R-Clarence, was unanimously nominated as the endorsed candidate to run in the special election More...

Local News

Community News

The following were appointed to the 2011 Women’s Association Board for Brookfield Country Club: Linda Todd, president; Ann Marie Ervolina; Theresa Jehle; Nancy Davis; Colleen Gaglio; Mary Ellen Zuffranieri; Marcy Denzak; Barb DiMatteo; Marcy Pa More...

St. Joseph’s Day table planned at Our Lady of Peace

The Sisters of St. Joseph will be hosting their 17th St. Joseph’s Day Table from noon to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Church, 10950 Main St., Sunday, March 13.  More...

Bee recognized for ‘Dining’ support

AIDS Community Services of Western New York recently honored Bee Group Newspapers for its continuing sponsorship of the Dining Out for Life program.  Awards were presented Feb. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town’s support appreciated

The members of the Clarence Lions Club would like to gratefully express their appreciation to all who attended their annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 13. They served around 600 hungry and happy people.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman fears sales people are following her

Saturday, Feb. 12    Deputies responded to Bridlewood Drive South for a report of suspicious activity. A group of six juveniles was running around the neighborhood ringing doorbells at 2 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Fiegl, elementary school teacher

Elizabeth Fiegl, 84, of Clarence Center, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. She was a resident of the Town of Clarence for 50 years.  The former Elizabeth Jennejahn was born April 30, 1926, in Hilton, N.Y. More...

Death Notices

BEEMAN, Philip E., of Clarence, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. More...

Sports

Rommel’s record-setting effort in 50 free highlights tremendous outing at boys swimming sectionals

Charlie Rommel turned in one final record-breaking performance in Clarence’s swimming pool last weekend, as he became just the second swimmer in Western New York history to post a 50 freestyle time faster than 21 seconds in winning the event at More...

Fluke goal ends hockey season in triple OT

Clarence’s penchant for drawing out its playoff games by playing multiple overtimes seemingly every time it takes the ice in the postseason continued with last Friday’s contest against third-seeded Frontier, but in the end a fluke goal cr More...

Scoring slump prevents boys cagers from winning finale

A cold streak offensively in the second half doomed any chance that Clarence’s boys basketball team had of defeating Jamestown in last Thursday’s regular-season finale, as the Red Devils ultimately suffered a 71-43 setback in their final More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Chamber hosts Awards Dinner  The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 39th annual Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence. More...

Business

Papa Leo’s has award-winning menu

The quality of Papa Leo’s menu is top of the line, said general manager Gary Chapman.  More...

Chipotle Mexican Grill opens new location on Transit

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its third location in the Buffalo area on Tuesday, Feb. 22. More...

Brothers of Mercy community hosting free presentations in March

Brothers of Mercy campus is offering free programs featuring locally and nationally recognized experts.  More...


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