Weekly Feature



May 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Choice is between ‘new blood’ and prior experience

There is tougher competition for the open seats on the Clarence Central School District’s Board of Education than there has been in recent years. More...

Spindle items

A HEALTHY HIKE — The Erie County Health Department, along with Wegmans, is co-sponsoring “Be Active Erie County!” walks in the county parks this year. Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 13, 1886   An alarm of fire spoke the echoes of this sleepy old town about noon today. Smoke was seen issuing from the house of Mr. Edwin Welch, near the Presbyterian Church. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Door kicked in, soft drinks stolen

Saturday, April 30   A Canadian woman was arrested for shoplifting at the JC Penney store on Transit Road. The 53-year-old was charged with petit larceny for allegedly taking two bracelets. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I appreciate the ads that Jack Davis is running for the 26th congressional district. His ads are very positive and upbeat. More...

Sports

Girls track team wins Panther Relays

Clarence’s girls track team won six events, as well as the open mile run, to score 89 points and win Saturday’s inaugural Panther Relays at Sweet Home. More...

Softball team bounces back after heartbreaking first loss

Clarence’s softball team quickly shrugged off its first loss of the season last Saturday to stay on target on its goal to contend for another ECIC Division I regular season championship. More...

Big wins highlight baseball’s four-game week

Knocking off the division leader and avenging an earlier loss helped push Clarence’s baseball team to second place in the ECIC I standings by the end of last week.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 12 . The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum open house— The museum will host a free open house so members of the local community can learn more about the museum’s mission and services to the public, 6-8 p.m.  More...

Concerts

thurs. 12 .A special evening at the Hotel California as former Eagles lead guitarist, Don Felder plays solo, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at 9 p.m.  More...

Art

fri. 13 .Alex Young — Opening reception of Young’s World Shaving exhibit with artist talk, 8 p.m. Friday, May 13 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $.  More...

Race in 26th District draws national attention

While one of the most powerful politicians in the nation stumped down the road for her opponent, Kathy Hochul surrounded herself with dozens of senior citizens Monday, promising them that she would fight Washington “insiders” to protect t More...

Details of school budget discussed

The Clarence Board of Education has proposed a 2011-12 school budget of $70,642,090 with a $1.5 million decrease offset by such aspects as staffing cuts and a tax increase.  Still, cross-district comparisons show Clarence faring better than many More...

Local News

TOWN BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, May 11  6 p.m. — Work session  James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items  7:30 p.m. — Agenda  1. Call meeting to order  2. More...

Free rabies clinic slated for May 25

Pet owners are invited to attend Erie County’s free rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets on Wednesday, May 25.  More...

Poloncarz: ‘Collins has failed’

The first salvo of what is sure to be a lengthy and heated battle over the Erie County executive seat came from Democratic challenger Mark Poloncarz Saturday.  The Erie County comptroller announced his candidacy in his hometown of Lackawanna, t More...

Letters to the Editor

Changes belong on Transit Road

I find it interesting that a person who lives a good distance from the Eastgate access road would coin the same phrase used by the developer (in a May 4 letter to the editor.)  More...

Scholarship event is a success

Spring showers did not put a damper on the Clarence Women’s Club’s 48th annual Scholarship Card & Game Night held on May 3. More...

Girl Scout troop thankful for help

Clarence Ambassador Girl Scout Troop 780 would like to thank those in the community who made donations to the Girl Scout food drive on Saturday, April 16, benefiting the Clarence Community Pantry located at the First Presbyterian Church on Main Stree More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Banzar, medical secretary

Elizabeth Banzar, formerly of Clarence Center, died Sunday, May 1, 2011.  A 1984 graduate of Clarence Central High School, Mrs. More...

Education

On the Campus

Domenic Principale of Clarence has been accepted into Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where he plans to major in business. He is a Clarence High School student and the son of Duane and Deborah Principale.   More...

School vote to be held May 17

The School Board adopted a proposed budget of $70,642,090 for the 2011-12 school year that is $1.5 million, or 2.2 percent, less than the current budget. The proposed tax levy to support the budget would increase by $1,077,530, or 2.8 percent.  More...

Awards presented at Brothers of Mercy Caritas dinner

The Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation presented two awards at the 10th annual Caritas Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 5, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens.  Robert M. More...

Lifestyles

Tuning in for insight

‘Readio’ service celebrates milestone

Cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. These are some of the eye conditions affecting many individuals, having an impact on how and what they see every time they open their eyes.  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 16, 23 and June 6. Registration began May 2. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program. More...

Garden Friends to provide soil testing by master gardeners during plant sale

Master gardeners, sponsored by Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Erie County, will be on hand at the Garden Friends of Clarence’s perennial plant sale and auction planned from noon to 8 p.m. More...

Business

Clarence Chamber gives thanks to all volunteers

A volunteer is defined as “one who offers or gives of one’s own free will or time.” Volunteers are one reason that makes this country so great; as well, they help the non-profit and service groups to accomplish many of their goals.& More...

Metro Mattress launches second annual ‘50 Beds in 50 Days’ donation program

Metro Mattress has launched its “50 Beds in 50 Days” charitable program. More...

Dressbarn continuing Relay For Life participation

Dressbarn will be continuing its annual participation as an American Cancer Society Relay For Life National Partner for 2011.  More...


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