Weekly Feature



April 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

UNYTS celebrating 30 years of saving WNY lives

“When we say your blood stays here, I think that resonates with people,” said Sarah Diina, manager of marketing and communication for Upstate New York Transplant Services.  More...

Editorials

Add your name to end an epidemic

Bee Editorial

Families Against Texting While Driving, like many other advocacy groups, was born out of tragedy and heartache.  Kelly Cline has lobbied for stronger anti-texting measures since her son, A.J. Larson, was killed in December 2007. More...

Spindle items

MARCH FOR BABIES — The March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies will be held Sunday, May 1, beginning at the Delaware Park Marcy Casino in Buffalo. More...

Spindle items

DEAR OL’ DAD — It’s that time of year when children get to share their interpretation of their dad’s looks through sketches.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why doesn’t the town just put up a sign: Welcome rats? It’s disturbing to see how many people put out their garbage on garbage day in just plastic bags and not in cans. More...

Education

Clarence School District administrators agree to forego pay increase

The Clarence School District administrators union voted on April 13 to a salary freeze for 2011-12 and to extend its current contract one year through June 2013. The union represents six principals and five assistant principals.  More...

Nativity students inducted into National Elementary and Junior honor societies during April ceremony

Seven students from Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School in Clarence were inducted as new members of the National Junior Honor Society, and 13 students were inducted as new members of the National Elementary Honor Society during a ceremony held More...

Latin student has nearly perfect score

Clarence Middle School seventh grader Kiran Eiden has received a nearly perfect score, 39 out of 40, on the National Latin Exam.  More...

Sports

FIRE AWAY

Clarence’s Cooper Wittig fires a shot on net during the Red Devils’ 12-8 non-league win last Wednesday. More...

Softball team downs rival to stay perfect

Clarence’s softball team entered spring break as close to being completely content as possible, thanks to a 6-4 win over longtime league and playoff rival Williamsville North April 14.  More...

West stuns baseball team in final game before break

For a baseball team that had yet to play a game in conditions other than 30 mile per hour winds, Clarence had little to complain about going into last week’s spring break — outside of an unforeseen setback April 15 to a squad that hadn&rs More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 28 . After-School Escape — Children grades k-5 are invited to come and enjoy a one-hour program featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity, 4:30 p.m.  More...

Dance

thurs. 28 . Swing Dance Thursdays — Take lessons, 6:30 p.m. and then let loose on the dance floor, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew: $. More...

Walking Tours

sun. 1 . Inside the Central Terminal — This abandoned train station evokes poignant memories of departure and reunion. More...

Benderson withdraws Eastgate access road request

The application for an access road from Eastgate Plaza to Greiner Road has been withdrawn by Benderson Development Co.  Benderson did not give the town an explanation for the withdrawal, and representatives did not return calls for comment by pr More...

Volunteer honored for 25 years of service to library

Virginia “Ginny” Close has been volunteering at the Clarence Public Library for 25 years. She was honored with a surprise party on April 20.  Close, who is approaching her 89th birthday, started volunteering on April 23, 1986. More...

Local News

Fundraiser set for ‘Kate’s Wheels’

The “Kate’s Wheels” project is sponsoring a fundraiser from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Board discusses proposed Master Plan amendments

Each year the Town Board hosts a meeting allowing people to propose changes to its Master Plan 2015. More...

READY TO READ

Newstead author Jeanette Barron hands Jessica Brandi an autographed copy of her new book, “Introduced To Love” during a book signing Saturday at Goodrich Coffee & Tea. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support of Easter Egg Hunt

The Kiwanis Club of Clarence thanks the children and their families who attended the club's ninth annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Main Street Town Park on Saturday, April 23.  More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Trash-leaving culprit turns out to be son, not neighbor

Saturday, April 16   Deputies responded to a residence on Kraus Road for a loud music complaint. There was a large gathering around a bonfire. The parties were advised to turn down the music and to keep the noise down.  More...

Obituaries

Marilyn M. Schlehr, educator

Marilyn Mahoney Schlehr, 79, of Williamsville, died at home on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  Mrs. Schlehr was born Dec. 15, 1931, in Buffalo and was a lifelong resident of the area. She attended St. More...

Benedict J. Miller Jr., telephone engineer

Benedict Joseph Miller Jr., 82, of Williamsville and Fort Myers Beach, Fla., died Monday, Feb. More...

Death Notice

WEEKS, M. Arlene, of Clarence, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011. She is survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Merlyn. More...

Lifestyles

Life is like a ‘Bowl’ of cherries

Students advance to nationals, Washington tour

Five sets of hands worked with parts and devices scattered across a science lab table, the components being used to build a hydrogen fuel cell model car.  More...

Town of Clarence

A 2011 speaker series, titled “Bullying, Parenting & Healthy Relationships,” presented by the Town of Clarence Youth Board and Bureau, Lancaster/Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, Lancaster Family Support Center and donations 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. Mondays, May 9, 16, 23 and June 6. Registration begins May 2. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program. More...

Business

Dragonfly brings salon, studio services to one location

Dragonfly Studio & Salon is the realization of Sarah Mansouri’s childhood dream, sparked by receiving her first makeup kit at the age of 5 and her first camera at 10.  The business, at 8290 Main St., Clarence, combines the services of More...

Events

BNTP announces May meeting at Fontana’s   More...

Olsen receives VP role at Delaware North Companies

A Clarence resident has been promoted to vice president of facilities for the Delaware North Companies. More...


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