March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

ZBA strives to maintain character of town

When an accessory building is too close to a neighboring property or a sign is too large according to the town code, an applicant seeking an exception may head to the Clarence Zoning Board of Appeals. More...

Local News

Foundation plans bowling tournament

The first Bowling for Bowels Tournament for Crohn’s and Colitis will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at Transit Lanes, 7850 Transit Road near Sheridan Drive. More...

Get Heeled and Soles4Souls partner for Japan relief efforts

Soles4Souls and Get Heeled in Clarence Center have joined forces to bring shoes to victims of the devastating earthquake in Japan. More...

Mobile donation center to collect items for Habitat, Journey’s End

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Sunday, April 3, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore truck will be parked at Clarence United Methodist Church, 10205 Greiner Road, at the corner of Strickler Road. More...

Letters to the Editor

Speak up now about school budget

The Board of Education public budget input meeting on March 14 was disappointing. Scheduled for 7 p.m., we found that it would not occur until after a presentation about a Clarence reading program. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Resident accuses neighbor of removing driveway markers

Saturday, March 12  A man called from Transit Road to report an incident of road rage. He claimed that he was being followed by another vehicle. The other vehicle left prior to patrol’s arrival. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BIGLER, Erin Kathleen, of Clarence, died Monday, March 7, 2011. She is survived by her father, Randall; mother, Kerri; brother, Mackenzie; sister, Casey; two grandfathers, Lewis Bigler and Milton Northrop; and great-grandmother, Irma Shay. More...

Sports

Hill, Funk among seniors set to clash in tripleheader

Boys all-star basketball

The area’s top senior boys basketball players will cap off their high school careers Saturday by participating in the ADPRO INC., Silver Hoops All-Stars tournament. More...

Cobra Wrestling dominates Donnie Durgan Duals

Cobra Wrestling Academy had a very successful weekend at the Donnie Durgan Duals in Newark. Cobra went 4-0 in dominating the competition, and beat a tough Midlakes team in the finals. More...

Princeton wins youth hoops’ NCAA title

The 10-0 Princeton Tigers recently capped off their undefeated season by winning the Clarence Little League Basketball NCAA Championship game with the Duke Blue Devils, 40-32. More...

Recreation facility gets planners’ OK

A controversial change in use from vacant to recreational facility at 5961 Goodrich Road was approved during the March 16 Planning Board meeting. (See editorial on page four) More...

Democrats endorse Hochul

The chairpersons of the seven county Democratic committees of the 26th Congressional District on Saturday unanimously nominated Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul as the endorsed candidate to run in the May 24 special election to fill the district’ More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Town needs more activities for youth

With the Planning Board’s approval of a change in use from vacant to recreational facility, Neda and Seyed Hadisadegh have the opportunity to move forward with their goal of providing something for youth to do in the neighborhood. More...

Spindle items

CONSIDER ORGAN DONATION — I recently had the opportunity to sit through a presentation on organ donation by several members of Clarence High School’s Hearts of Hope Club. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 25, 1886 The hammer’s thud reverberates through Rapids, reminding us of the improvements that are taking place in the construction of Mrs. Chamberlain’s fine house. Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Since no one stops at the corner of Bergtold and Wehrle anyway, why not replace the stop sign with a yield sign? More...

Education

CMS team heading to Science Bowl

A team from Clarence Middle School earned first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute on March 5. More...

Career fair slated at Daemen College

The Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council and the Western New York School Counselors Association will host “Your Focus is our Focus” career fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Daemen College, 4280 Main St., Amherst. More...

Community News

Clarence Industrial Development Agency will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Town Board meeting room at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place. The meeting scheduled for March 17 was canceled. More...

Lifestyles

Antique show celebrates 51st year

They’re old. They’re priceless. They’re vintage. They need a new home. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Now is the time for change

On the calendar, spring has finally arrived. There are also some tangible signs of this longed-for event. More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 More...

Business

Pets welcome at Eastern Hills Mall’s third annual pet expo

Eastern Hills Mall will be hosting the third annual Pet Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, in the JC Penney concourse. More...

BBB warns customers to be wary of disaster relief scams

History has a tale for consumers to heed. More...

RealtyUSA fundraiser benefits representative

The Amherst/Clarence office of RealtyUSA held its 27th annual St. Joseph’s Table on March 15 and raised more than $3,600 for a representative of the company who is battling cancer. More...

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