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December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor announces funding for UB’s ‘bright future’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday approved a $35 million state funding plan for the University at Buffalo.  More...

Editorials

Access to transportation not easy to lose

I magine that you want to meet a friend for dinner tomorrow or make an afternoon visit to see the holiday decorations in the mall. Easy enough, right?  Not for everyone. More...

Spindle items

 STAY SAFE — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office provides The Clarence Bee with police blotter information weekly. More...

Correction

The phone number for One on One Fitness Karate Center was incorrect in the Dec. 7 article headlined “Festaiuti on his way to Karate World Games.” The number should be 570-3252.   More...

Obituaries

William Matheis, volunteer firefighter

William Matheis, 91, of Clarence Center, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.  Mr. Matheis was born in Getzville and attended grade school in a one-room schoolhouse and the seventh and eighth grades at SS. More...

Theodore Lee Preg, lawyer

Theodore Lee Preg, formerly of Clarence Center, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.  Mr. Preg was born in Buffalo and graduated from Clarence Central High School where he was a three-sport athlete. More...

Death Notices

BERRY, Dorothy Allan (nee Heiman), of Clarence, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. She was a Parker High School graduate and a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier. Mrs. Berry is survived by her husband, Cecil; one son, Robert G. More...

Lifestyles

Cupcake decorating to be taught

Creative Cupcakes, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Monkey See, Monkey Do ... More...

Finding time, finding hope

Patients, caregivers, benefit from respite groups

I t can be scary when loved ones begin to lose their memory, but it is devastating when the diagnosis is Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.  However, there is hope and help to be found if people know where to look.  More...

The Little Pebble Foundation seeks positive impact for child amputees

Overcoming adversity as an amputee can be difficult — especially for children. For parents of the children, teaching them to adapt to life with their disability can also at times be troublesome.  More...

Business

Sunnking exceeds 1 million pounds of electronics collected for recycling

Since April 1, more than 1 million pounds of residential televisions, computers, monitors, printers, scanners, mice, keyboards and other electronic equipment have been recycled and diverted from waste streams within New York State by Sunnking Inc., a More...

Winter break camps planned

Winter break camps will be held at Monkey See, Monkey Do ... Children’s Bookstore at 9060 Main St., in Clarence. To register, call 204-8417.  More...

Pfennig earns ElderWood’s Service Excellence Award

Deborah Pfennig, of Clarence, a registered nurse, is one of four recipients of ElderWood Senior Care’s 2011 Service Excellence Award.  More...

School Board talks budget, selection classification

The Board of Education considered a possible revision to its athletic selection classification policy during its Monday meeting.  The proposed changes follow a charge from the board for the language to be revised to more clearly express its inte More...

David DeMarie students put on dancing shoes for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thirty-eight David DeMarie dance students skipped having turkey dinner at home in favor of being part of another Thanksgiving tradition.  They performed in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  More...

Local News

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DAILY EXERCISE — Jason Wolf of Clarence, full-time caregiver for his 87-year-old father, Carl, takes him for one of their twice-daily, three-mile walks. More...

WNY to receive $100.3 million in state development funding

Western New York was a major beneficiary of a statewide economic development program announced Thursday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.  More...

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, Dec. 14 6:30 p.m. — Work session Status of Town Environmental Quality Review coordinated reviews, review of agenda items, miscellaneous 7 p.m.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I had the chance to pick up my grandson at the Maria Love Charity Ball Dance for high schoolers in Buffalo. I walked in and watched the dancing, and the teenagers were very appropriate. More...

Education

Middle school releases honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll at Clarence Middle School for the first quarter of the 2011-12 year:  Grade 6   More...

Scholarships available from Mensa

Western New York Mensa invites applications for the annual Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships.  More...

Residents named to Mount St. Mary honor roll

The following Clarence-area students achieved academic honors for the first quarter:   More...

Sports

Boys basketball wins Amherst Tip-Off Tourney

A hot start in the championship game allowed Clarence’s boys basketball team to take the Amherst Tip-Off Tournament’s title Dec. 3 at North Tonawanda’s expense, 51-41.  More...

Red Devil grapplers blast Falcons, go undefeated at own tournament

Clarence’s wrestling team made a strong statement in its dual-meet opener against Frontier last Wednesday, blowing out the Falcons by a 70-8 margin. More...

Boys bowling team features mix of vets, newcomers

Clarence boys bowling coach Ken Duke is predicting this winter will be an “interesting season” due to the team fielding a roster comprised of as many players with loads of experience as there are bowlers with virtually no varsity match ex More...

Entertainment

Holiday

fri. 16   Holiday Coffee House & Open Mic — Don’t miss this night featuring Christmas music and a sing-a-long, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15   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, Dec. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 15   Wellness Walk — Join Tifft volunteers for a healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis. This drop-in program runs all year. 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Dec. 15 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $. More...


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