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April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Root Down Farm will let community reap its harvest

People will have a new way to support local agriculture through Root Down Farm at 8386 County Road, East Amherst.  Steve Blabac and Erin Grimley are leasing a portion of the Ken Spoth farm for Community Supported Agriculture, which will allow pe More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

More School Board candidates equals more choice

Six candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for the three open positions on the Clarence Board of Education.  Current board president Michael Lex is one of those up for reelection, as are board members Maryellen Kloss and Julie A. More...

Spindle items

HABITAT HOUSE — I usually sleep in on Saturday mornings, but this past weekend, I got up early to attend the groundbreaking for the Clarence Habitat House on Fox Street in Buffalo. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 22, 1886   Dr. C.W. Howe of Clarence will deliver a lecture on the effects of alcohol from a medical point of view, under the auspices of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union.  Mr. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Man reports being shoved off bicycle

Friday, April 8  An abandoned vehicle was reported at the Clarence Deli on Main Street. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a current PTO member at my child’s school. More...

Education

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

High schooler pursues passion for firefighting

John Moulin hopes to continue being a firefighter “forever.” The Clarence High School senior has clocked about 1,000 community-service hours in the three and a half years he’s been volunteering with the Harris Hill Fire Company, as More...

BEST DIRECTOR

William Eicher, conductor of the Clarence High School Wind Ensemble, was honored by the New York State Band Directors Association with its 2011 Band Director of the Year Award. More...

Tripathi unanimously named new UB president

The Board of Trustees of the State University of New York unanimously confirmed Satish K. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Businesswomen event slated for April 28   More...

Entertainment

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Announcements

 Call for AUDITIONS — Interviews for Shakespearience, (Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s high school apprenticeship program) are scheduled to be held from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 21   Spring is here! — Stories, songs and snacks will be offered to children ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21 at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Pl., Clarence; Free. 741-2650  More...

Harris Hill UMC offers opportunities for all ages

Rev. Katie Zettle said she loves to see Harris Hill United Methodist Church members put their new ideas into practice.  One member runs “Get Ripped for God,” a physical and spiritual fitness program open to the community. More...

Six candidates seeking spots on Board of Education

Six candidates have filed to run for the three open Board of Education seats in the Clarence Central School District. More...

Local News

Wine, Wheels and Song to return May 13

Wine, Wheels and Song, a wine-tasting and auction event that was held for three years at the former Western New York Event Centre in Clarence, will return this year in a new location and with a new sponsor.  The WNY Railway Historical Society wi More...

Anti-texting advocates unite, push for stronger legislation

Though texting may offer a means of quick and easy communication, doing so while driving has become an epidemic.  Erie County stands alone in making it a primary offense to send a text message while driving. More...

REELING THEM IN

Chilly temperatures and rain couldn’t keep Clarence Center resident Larry Hull, his wife Linda, daughter Catarina, 7, and son Brett, 10, from taking part in the annual Town of Clarence Fishing More...

Letters to the Editor

Cut administrators, not teachers

Two very important happenings occurred in Clarence last week. Psychologist John Rosemond told a packed auditorium that good parenting has an even greater bearing than report card scores on our kids’ future success in life. More...

Qualifications needed for office

It is appalling that Kathy Hochul wants to move up and decides that the congressional seat in the 26th District pays more salary and benefits, and even though she doesn’t live even close to the district, greedily will move if elected.  More...

Thanks for making event a success

The “Families Touched by MS” crew would like to thank everyone who attended our annual fundraiser, “Tropical Dreamin’.” We had a record crowd, and everyone seemed to enjoy the festive event.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SCHOPF, Sylvia, of Clarence, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Donald; three daughters, Sally Sherwin, Terry Schopf, and Joan Schopf; a sister, Janet Rowe, and two grandsons. Services were private. More...

Sports

Boys team places second, girls first at Fleet Feet Invite

Track

Several members of Clarence’s boys track team turned in performances equal to or better than the best recorded last spring in this past Saturday’s season debut, the Fleet Feet/Buffalo Public Schools Invitational at Bennett High School.&nb More...

TRACK AND FIELD SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 4-26 at Lancaster 4:45 p.m. 4-28 at Penn Relays (boys only) TBA 4-29 at Penn Relays (boys only) TBA 4-30 at Penn Relays (boys only) TBA 4-30 at Liverpoo More...

Half of state tourney doubles duo returns to lead boys tennis squad

A state tournament veteran has been among the experienced players on Clarence’s boys tennis team who has helped the squad jump out to a 2-1 record to start the 2011 season.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Get hungry for that night’ as Dining Out For Life returns to Buffalo

II f you think nothing interesting ever happens on Tuesday nights, Dining Out For Life will help break the monotony — and for a worthy cause. More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

Story Time Programs Toddler Time, for ages 2 and 3, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 25. Registration began March 28. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program. More...

Many opportunities to meet at library this month

The library is bursting into spring with new exhibits, displays and activities. As always, there is something for everyone.  More...

Business

Golf cart company plans move to Main Street

GC Supply Company Inc., which is currently located in Akron, received a change-in-use from the Clarence Planning Board on April 6. The Town Board set a public hearing for 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, to consider allowing outdoor display.  More...

Events offer opportunity for enjoyment

A s I’m writing this article on April 17, I see heavy snowflakes swirling in the wind outside my window. The good thing is that it makes me look at these upcoming summer events with greater enthusiasm than ever before.  More...

Better Business Bureau warns of e-cigarette ads

Consumers who tried to take advantage of “free” Internet offers for smokeless cigarettes say they were burned by unexpected charges, according to the Better Business Bureau, which reported receiving hundreds of complaints.  The cons More...


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