Weekly Feature



January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Make a New Year’s resolution worth keeping

By Jan. 4, some readers may have already realized that they won’t be effective in keeping all their New Year’s resolutions. Some shy away from making those commitments because they know they are likely to fail. More...

Spindle items

OUR ANNIVERSARY — The staff of The Clarence Bee is proud to be celebrating the newspaper’s 75th anniversary this year. More...

Elected officials should embrace chance to work together in 2012

The calendar now reads 2012, and in Erie County as well as in many suburban communities, new individuals are running the government. Other boards have downsized as well. More...

Sports

Pick-up basketball league seeks players

The Williamsville Community Education department is offering a seven-week basketball “class” for men over 25 years old from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Jan. 25. More...

Girls hoops downs tourney host in consolation round

Clarence’s girls basketball team is hoping for a repeat of its Dec. More...

Boys hoops’ best start in over a decade derailed in own tourney’s title game

Boys basketball coach Todd Banaszak saw the first five-game season-opening streak of his Clarence coaching career ended in Dec. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kiwanis Club to meet at Helen's Kitchen More...

What’s Going On

Log Cabin Quilters seeks founding members Clarence Log Cabin Quilters will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year and is seeking to make contact with its founding members in order to recognize them at the group’s annual birthday party in Feb More...

Business

Brewer receives alumni recognition from the University of Rochester

Dr. John E. Brewer of Clarence, a family practitioner for more than 30 years and a 1974 graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, has received the school’s 2011 Humanitarian Award.  More...

Events

BNSME to host January 2012 business seminar More...

Van Nest elected to law firm partnership

George S. Van Nest of Clarence has been elected a partner in the law firm of Underberg & Kessler LLP, effective Jan. 1.  More...

Open door policy planned by Hartzell

David Hartzell will be sworn in as supervisor of the Town of Clarence on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Chamber honoring community contributors

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will hold its 40th annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence. More...

Local News

Photo

 A LITTLE ENTERTAINMENT — Amy Lucinski of Clarence Center, along with her daughters, Olivia, 10, and Lily, 4, look at the selection of movies Thursday at the Clarence Public Library.Photo by Jim Smerecak Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com More...

Poloncarz announces appointments of key senior administration officials

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced his appointees for the senior positions of commissioners of health, emergency services and environment and planning, director of budget and management and county attorney on Dec. 28.  More...

Community News

Preservation Buffalo Niagara has issued a call for nominations, seeking exemplary historic preservation projects from throughout its Western New York region. Nominations should be submitted by Friday, Jan. 20. More...

Police Blotter

Suspicious persons just picking up purchases

Saturday, Dec. 24 • Deputies stopped a speeding vehicle on Main Street. The 20-year-old female driver failed roadside sobriety tests and was arrested for driving while intoxicated. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BEARD, Edward J., formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. Mr. Beard was a photographer, World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient. More...

Samuel F. Nappo, owner, Community Advantage

Samuel F. Nappo, 66, of Clarence, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011.  Mr. Nappo was born in Buffalo and attended Clarence High School.  He served in the Army from 1965 until 1967.  Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Kiwanis Club to meet at Helen’s Kitchen

The Clarence Kiwanis Club will meet at 8:15 a.m. Thursdays, Jan. 5, 19 and 26, at Helen’s Kitchen in the Main/Transit Plaza. There will not be a Tuesday dinner meeting at Gianni Mazia’s that month. More...

Milk, honey, sugar or spice

Tea leaves room for rest, relaxation

Some drink it plain. Some prefer milk or honey. Others add just a teaspoon of sugar. Whatever the preference, making a cup of tea is a popular way to relax in solitude or socialize among friends.  More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138.  “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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HOLIDAY

ongoing now - Jan. 8. Magical Memories On MainStreet — The Theatre District Association of WNY, Inc. More...

Performance

sun. 8. Collegiate Members in Recital— Music performed by the CommunityMusic School and the Chromatic Club, 3p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8 at Canisius College’sMontante Cultural Center, 2001 Main St.,Buffalo; $. More...


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