Weekly Feature



March 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Martin remembered for wit, scoring punch

.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at HSBC Arena.

He was one of the most recognizable men ever to play professional hockey in Buffalo. And when his career ended, he put down roots here.  More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Compromise needed to deal with state aid cuts

I t should be no surprise to anyone that this would be a difficult year for school budgets. More...

Spindle items

LEARNING TO READ — Teachers in the Clarence Central School District have been involved in the design of a new English language arts curriculum for students in kindergarten through fifth grades.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 18, 1886   Mr. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Man visits Immediate Care after being mauled by cat

Saturday, March 5   A female called from a bar on Transit Road stating that she was pushed to the ground and hurt her ankle. The other subjects had left, and she did not know who they were.  More...

Obituaries

Frank J. Morabito, co-owner of Main-Transit Plaza

Frank J. “Poppi” Morabito, 86, of Clarence, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  He was born Sept. 19, 1924, in Buffalo. More...

Sports

Thur helps program win first national championship

ECC men’s hockey

After falling one game shy of winning a national championship last year, the Erie Community College men’s hockey team was determined to make up for the devastating defeat.  More...

GSA, Gleason’s gymnasts fare well at recent events

Multiple Clarence residents who are Gymnastics Sports Academy gymnasts competed and finished well at the Nickel City Classic, held in early February in Orchard Park.  Level 7 gymnast Mallory Prelewicz took second on vault in her age group with a More...

FROM CLARENCE TO CANISIUS, PART II

Clarence senior Ryan Schroen signed a national letter of intent to play soccer for Canisius College last Thursday in the high school library, following in the footsteps of teammate Derek Maier — who did the same the previous week. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

All-Star Heifer Revue to be on stage March 18   More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 18   PraiseSong! — Come and sing, play or simply clap your hands and tap your feet. Bring a friend. All Christians of every faith are invited and encouraged to participate, 7:30 p.m. More...

Special election set; Democrats begin interviewing

26th District

One month after the sudden resignation of former Rep. Chris Lee, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has scheduled a special election to fill the currently vacant seat in the 26th Congressional District.  More...

Board plans to cut spending, raise taxes

Faced with an estimated $2.7 million decrease in state aid, the Clarence Central School District Board of Education is in the process of developing its budget.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Lavocat named new town engineer

Timothy Lavocat has been chosen by the Clarence Town Board to be the new town engineer.  Lavocat has been assistant town engineer for about six years and worked in the department with another title prior to being licensed.  More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Konitsch completes successful Division I college soccer career

Mark Konitsch started kicking a ball around at age 3 or 4. More...

Town approves land purchase, grants permit to Rock Oak

The Town Board approved the purchase of a parcel of land of about 86 acres at 5285 Harris Hill Road at a cost of $825,000 during the March 9 Town Board meeting.  The land received a natural ranking of 63, which puts it in the top five of those More...

PLENTY OF PASTA

Eagle Scout Matt Lombardo, 17, serves John Wright of Clarence, right, and his son, Sean, 13, during Boy Scout Troop 27’s annual pasta dinner held Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church in Clarence Cent More...

Letters to the Editor

Deer program produces results

I am writing this letter in response to the recent Bee Heard about Town Board members getting ready to deal with someone getting injured on the bike path or, for that matter, on town-owned property.  More...

Dinner recognition was an honor

On behalf of the Clarence American Legion Auxiliary Unit 838, I would like to thank all the members and the committee of the Chamber for hosting the Awards Dinner for all the members of the armed forces and veterans of the Clarence area.  More...

Thanks extended to snowplower

The snowfall was wet and heavy Sunday morning and not particularly conducive to shovelling. It will melt, I decided. About midmorning I heard a “snowplower” clearing our driveway. More...

Education

Openings expected in Clarence UPK program

The Clarence Central School District Universal Pre-kindergarten Program expects 90 openings for the coming year.  The district anticipates continued state funding for its 2011-12 UPK Program. More...

ECC to construct new building on North Campus

Erie Community College officials plan to construct a new building on the college’s North Campus in 2012-13.  The 100,000-square-foot building, to be known as the Center of Excellence, is estimated to cost approximately $30 million. More...

On the Campus

Camille Abdel-Nabi of Clarence has received faculty honors for the 2010 fall semester at Trinity College.   More...

Lifestyles

‘O’Malley’s’ Shenanigans come to Timberlodge

Kiss the Blarney stone, grab your favorite lass or lad and prepare to take part in some good, old-fashioned shenanigans.  The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host “O’Malley’s,” a live, dinner theater-style presentation More...

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...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Swim-n-Gym Swim-n-Gym, a night of family fun and fitness, will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Clarence Middle School, 10150 Greiner Road. Pre-registration is required by March 14. Call 407-2162 for more information. More...

Business

Clarence businesswomen announce grant recipients

The Clarence Chapter of New York State Women Inc. has announced the recipients of its 2011 grants. More...

Pro Music Center offers clientele opportunity for fun, success

Whether a musician is an expert or a novice, Pro Music Center offers something for every artist.  Jessica Wolf, marketing director of Pro Music Center, said that while the business focuses on music instruction, it is beginning to branch out into More...

Asa Ransom House recommended by state association

The Empire State Bed & Breakfast Association has featured the Asa Ransom House Country Inn in the 2011-12 edition of the ESBBA brochure, which features 99 quality New York State bed and breakfast locations.  Each member must adhere to the s More...


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