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April 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Club House is a landmark well worth celebrating

I n this week’s edition, we have published a special section on the centennial of the Clarence Town Park Club House, a landmark that was aptly given the moniker “a jewel in our midst” by former Town Supervisor Kathleen Hallock.  More...

Spindle items

A VEGGIE TALE — Now that New York State has passed its budget, the legislative body has turned its attention to the new hot-button topic: Should sweet corn or the onion be the state’s official vegetable?  Sen. More...

Spindle items

TELEPHONE SCAM — The Bee was made aware last week that our newspapers are being used by individuals who are making fraudulent telephone calls to classified advertisers, representing themselves as being on our staff. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Caller tells police wandering fox is ‘not bothering anyone’

Saturday, April 2  A suspicious person was reported on Kippen Drive. A male who was wearing an Army jacket and a hooded sweatshirt was seen in the complainant’s driveway. The subject left the area on a bicycle.  Sunday, April 3   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To everyone who has an older, noisy car that they have to let warm up for 30 minutes ever morning, please have some respect for your neighbors and get your muffler fixed.  .To the person who put the comment in about the dog’s constant bar More...

Education

Students demonstrate Latin skills during ‘Spring Fling’

Clarence Middle School hosted the annual New York State Junior Classical League Spring Fling on March 19. More...

HEADED FOR THE FINISH LINE

Clarence High School students Ryan Sanger, left, David Mattson and Jordan Rosas participate in the “Race for Carly’s Club & Clarence Band Boosters” held Saturday at the school. More...

On the Campus

Kaitlynn Barbaritz, daughter of William and Kathleen Barbaritz of Clarence, was named to the dean’s list at Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences.   More...

Lifestyles

Societal norms and underage sobriety

Coalition provides awareness events for parents, community

Sally Yageric stood in front of a large glass cabinet that ran the length of the wall in her office and explained some of the hundreds of “not-so-obvious” drug and alcohol paraphernalia lining the shelves. More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

NY 14031 Place, Clarence, 3 Town or to register For more information for an event call 741- 2650 HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday Story Time Programs More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Speaker Series  A 2011 speaker series, titled “Bullying, Parenting & Healthy Relationships,” began on March 2. More...

Business

Roba & Associates illustrates benefits of CIDA

The focus of this column is to highlight successful businesses that the Clarence Industrial Development Agency has helped to grow and prosper. More...

Clarence Toastmasters sponsoring speaking event

The Clarence Toastmasters Club will sponsor its first “Speech–A–Palooza” from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Pro Music Performance Center, 5445 Transit Road.  More...

Chamber of Commerce presents ‘Social Media for Businesses’

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is presenting a free Business Roundtable Workshop on “Social Media for Businesses” at 7 p.m. More...

Board adopts budget, hears criticism of cuts

The Clarence Board of Education adopted a budget Monday that includes about $1.5 million less in spending than its current one.  “The proposed $70,642,090 budget reflects a 2.2 percent decrease in expenditures from the current budget. More...

Natale Builders seeks Planning Board’s OK for ‘green’ development

Natale Builders aims to make Rivera Greens, a subdivision planned on County Road, east of Stahley Road, the first in New York State to receive a “green” certification from the National Association of Homebuilders.  The 35-lot open s More...

Local News

TOWN BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, April 13  6 p.m. — Work session  James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items  7:30 p.m. — Agenda items  1. Call meeting to order  2. More...

Bee Newspapers wins nine state awards

Bee Group Newspapers won a total of nine awards in the 2010 Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the New York Press Association.  Results were announced last week at the NYPA convention in Saratoga Springs.  More...

Nonprofit group gives animals a second chance

Clarence residents Kelly Ganzenmuller, Allison Ramunno and Rosalie McHugh have been assisting animals throughout the United States as directors and co-founders of Speaking Out for Animals.  Speaking Out for Animals, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit gr More...

Letters to the Editor

Corwin leadership seen in Assembly

As my representative in the Assembly, Jane Corwin has impressed me tremendously. More...

State Police offer thanks for support

On behalf of all the men and women of the New York State Police and the family of Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, we would like to acknowledge all those who paid their respects and attended the wake and funeral services for Trooper Dobson. More...

Obituaries

Gail C. Davis, kindergarten teacher

Gail C. Davis, 74, a former Clarence Center resident, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Colorado Springs, Colo.  Mrs. Davis was born Oct. More...

Bruce L. Rosenthal, GM assembly line worker

Bruce L. Rosenthal, 61, of Summertown, Tenn., formerly of Clarence, died Sunday April 3, 2011.  Mr. Rosenthal was born Sept. 7, 1949, in Akron, N.Y. More...

Sports

Softball roster loaded with multi-year vets

Clarence’s softball team is stacked with two-, three- and even four-year varsity veterans this spring, which should hopefully more than make up for the fact that the Lady Red Devils will be without the most decorated pitcher in program history More...

Pitching depth could be key to baseball team’s success

With the way Western New York springs tend to play out, pitching can certainly be at a premium where high school baseball is concerned. More...

Girls lacrosse drops opener to OP in first chance to play outdoors

Playing outdoors for the first time this season last Thursday, Clarence’s girls lacrosse team struggled to shake off its extended stay in the gym in coming up short against Orchard Park, 9-7.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 14 . Imagination Theatre! — Celebrate National Library Week at the Clarence Library featuring the talented cast of Imagination Theatre, bedtime snacks and a live appearance from the Easter bunny, 6:30 p.m. More...

CSI: Critter Sign Investigation

tues. 19

Children ages 6-10 are invited to become a nature detective and look for clues left by wildlife along the trails, 10 a.m. More...

Art

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