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November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

War of 1812 authority to speak at Town Park Club House

Author and historian Anthony Pitch will speak on two critical aspects of the War of 1812 at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Editorials

Elected officials must strive to be good leaders

A few weeks ago, we noted that it was the time of year when people were encouraged to vote. They were reminded about the importance of doing their civic duty and urged to lend their voice to the political fray.  More...

Spindle items

VETERANS DAY — Veterans Day is Friday, and the American Legion Post 838 will be holding a ceremony at 11:11 a.m. More...

As a veteran, he saw the world but was never far from home

Frank was typical of the young men who saw combat in World War II, although he had his hands full taking care of "the home front" long before he was drafted into the U.S. Army.  More...

Police Blotter

Man calls 911 while trying to get ride to bowling

Saturday, Oct. 29 A disorderly male was reported at the parking lot of a Transit Road business. He was spitting at a person and allegedly punched the complainant’s vehicle. The outburst stemmed from a road rage incident. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Maybe if the Clarence Fire Company rented out its hall, since they do not allow the public to rent it, they could recoup the money and put a roof on. Or, they could sell the house they bought next door and use that money to put a new roof on. More...

Education

Fall play to feature ‘Twelve Angry Jurors’

The Clarence High School Drama Club will present “Twelve Angry Jurors” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 18 and 19 in the Clarence High School auditorium, 9625 Main St.  More...

Election results on the web

Results of the Nov. 8 election were not available until after The Bee went to press. Readers can find updated results at www.Clarence Bee.com.   More...

‘Willy Wonka’ coming to middle school stage

The cast of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” hopes to make the audience laugh when they attend the Clarence Middle School performances. The actors are hopeful that they might even earn a standing ovation.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Boot camp’ fitness classes scheduled

The Town of Clarence Recreation Department is offering “Boot Camp” circuit fitness classes with Kimberly Hermance from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. More...

A space for dreams, a place for happiness

Group designs rooms, grants wishes

A child, a bedroom and a vision. These are the core elements that form Special Spaces, a nonprofit organization with a mission to design and create dream bedrooms for children with life-threatening illnesses. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Let meditations drive you to generosity

Now comes November, our Western New York month of barren landscapes and emphatic deer crossings. This is the last-chance month for gathering creatures to make one last push to augment winter’s hoards. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 10   After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Theater

thurs. 10   More...

Auditions

mon. 14 & tues. 15   More...

Help needed to make Ledgeview playground a reality

Children were getting splinters from the old wooden playground at Ledgeview Elementary School. More...

Baez visits former Clarence Center home Board hears residents’ thoughts on budget

Joan Baez is known as a folk singer and social justice activist who performed with Bob Dylan during Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 March on Washington.  A lesser known fact is that Baez lived in Clarence Center for several years as a child. More...

D’Youville opens satellite campus at Brothers of Mercy

D’Youville College and the Brothers of Mercy have entered into an agreement that will establish a satellite campus at the Brothers of Mercy campus at Bergtold and Ransom roads in Clarence.  The satellite campus will focus on nursing and se More...

Local News

Chamber’s new site offers room to grow

After three years of planning, the Clarence Chamber of Commerce has moved to a new, larger location.  “We’re so excited. It’s just a dream come true,” said Judy Sirianni, the Chamber’s president.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1886   Mr. Jacob G. Rhinehart, late owner of the Clarence Poultry Yard, has returned to Buffalo to resume his position at the Queen City Laundry.  Rev. C.E. Wells, the new Disciple minister, has moved into Mr. More...

Public hearing for proposed ‘cyberbullying’ local law set

A public hearing on a local law to prohibit “cyberbullying” in Erie County,” has been set. The public is invited to comment on the proposed law at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sherman column off the mark

I am taking David Sherman’s advice and writing a letter to the editor. This is strange, because I normally never take advice from Conservatives. More...

Thanks for Haunted Hollow support

We are very pleased to report that this year’s “Haunted Hollow” fundraiser for Women & Chil- dren’s Hospital raised $6,007. More...

More widespread survey needed

The Town Board cites the “Town of Clarence Citizen Satisfaction Survey 2009” as justification for their re-election. Proponents of the ice rink cite the survey as justification to build it.  More...

Obituaries

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Janssen, active in fire auxiliary

Virginia Janssen, 94, of Lancaster, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.  The former Virginia McLeod was born in Akron and attended the Akron School. She married Arthur F. Janssen on Oct. 8, 1946, in Erie, Pa.  Mrs. More...

Death Notice

KELKENBERG, Charlotte (nee Wadel), of Clarence Center, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Mrs. More...

Sports

Girls swimming to compete in all events at states

For the second consecutive season, Clarence’s girls swimming team will be represented at the state public high school championships in every possible event following the Lady Red Devils’ dominant performance at this past Thursday and Frid More...

Field hockey tops Lancaster to earn spot in Class A championship game

Clarence’s field hockey team advanced to the Section VI Class A championship game by virtue of its 2-0 victory over Lancaster Nov. 2 at Amherst High School.  More...

Red Devil harriers sweep sectionals

Clarence’s cross country teams proved to be the gold standard among Class A schools Friday at Elma Meadows, as both the boys and girls squads won their respective races to earn berths in this Saturday’s state championship meet.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Crochet Club slated for November   Crochet Club for Beginners will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in November for children ages 8 to 12 at Monkey See, Monkey Do ... Children’s Bookstore, 9060 Main St., Clarence. More...

Business

Make a difference with the Chamber

How time flies when you’re busy and working toward goals that have taken the Clarence Chamber to the next level. This couldn’t have happened without each one of you giving us your support and your help. Thank you!  More...

Events

Erie County Council to host FASD conference   More...

Amazing Grazing offers tastes of childhood memories

Walking through the doors of Amazing Grazing is like stepping into a time machine and being transported back to your childhood, when life was simpler.  That is the idea behind the food products that sisters Wendy Lee Farnsworth and Cyd Cehulik o More...


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