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January 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Letter to teacher is a reminder to say thanks

Clarence resident Theresa Lund taught music for 48 years, 38 of them at Hillview Elementary School in Lancaster.  She contacted the Bee Group Newspapers recently because she received a letter from one of her former students that touched her hear More...

Spindle items

Classified Manager LOOKING BACK, LOOKING AHEAD — It is true what is said about the greatest education being the one we receive not in the classroom, but through living. More...

Dearly beloved, we gather to remember Kodak’s good times

We seldom call them funerals any more. The term “celebration of life” has come into play for a gathering to remember someone who has passed away, normally a painful event made more bearable by humor.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

To whoever put the Christmas decorations on the new bridge on Miles Road, it was a nice touch. Thank you. More...

Sports

Hockey team starts 2012 with key league wins

Clarence’s hockey team made its intentions known Thursday and Saturday — the Red Devils want to challenge for the title of the Federation’s top public large school — by beating Orchard Park and Frontier to stay within striking More...

Basketball

Boys rally to stay perfect in league; girls beat OP in tourney rematch

Clarence boys basketball coach Todd Banaszak freely admits that preseason rumblings around the area pegged the Red Devils as a team on the decline after they flourished for the better part of the last three seasons behind a deep, talented roster. More...

Boys’ indoor track school records fall at Southern Tier Invite

A pair of top-four performances at Saturday’s annual Southern Tier Invitational, held at Cornell University, led to two new school records for Clarence’s boys indoor track team. More...

Lifestyles

Coffee, questions and conversation

Faith-based group hosts free-spirited discussions

What is an angel? Is true peace possible? What brings you joy?  Every Wednesday evening, the members of Cafe Connect skip reruns of reality TV to offer their opinions on faith-based matters and engage in thought-provoking conversations.  More...

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...

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, Jan. 23 and 30. Registration started Jan. 3. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Residents speak up for music at School Board meeting

Several residents in attendance at Monday’s Board of Education meeting spoke out in support of the district’s music program.  Diane McMullen said her son, who has been educated in the district, plans a career in music. More...

Reflecting on a read is a group activity for Bookmarks

The Bookmarks book discussion group is celebrating 10 years of meeting at the Clarence Public Library.  More...

In Action

IN ACTION — Gabriel Vitale, left, moves the ball forward with Nathan Weber close by during floor hockey for third through fifth graders at Harris Hill Elementary School on Saturday. More...

Local News

Health For Honduras

HEALTH FOR HONDURAS — Linda Forrestel, left, with Suzanne Wagner and Quian Pieri, are led by Zumba class instructor Mary Anne Cappelliano, right, on Monday at the Buffalo Athletic Club on Trans More...

Students picking up real skills through virtual business

The Clarence High School financial literacy class has developed a virtual business idea — a dorm furnishings company called DevTech Dorms. The concept isn’t the only thing they’ve created. More...

‘State of State’ bolsters Buffalo

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2012 State of the State message had some good news for Buffalo and Western New York.  More...

Police Blotter

Man spots missing cat in store after hours

Saturday, Dec. 31   A disturbance was reported at Grainy’s Automotive on Main Street. There was an argument between a male and a female. Both subjects were intoxicated and were advised.  More...

Obituaries

Edward J. Beard, WWII veteran

Edward J. Beard, 95, formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. Born in Buffalo, Mr. Beard graduated from Bennett High School and later moved to New Jersey during the Great Depression when work was scarce. More...

Joseph R. Casarsa, chief estimator, C.S. Behler

Joseph R. Casarsa, 46, of Clarence Center, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.  Mr. More...

Brian G. McCloe, CHS alumnus

Brian G. McCloe, of Mebane, N.C., formerly of Clarence, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011.  Mr. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

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

What’s Going On

Penguin-themed event planned at bookstore   A penguin-themed event featuring a reading of “One Cool Friend“ will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 16, at Monkey See, Monkey Do ... More...

Entertainment

Community News

The Cheektowaga Community Chorus will be accepting new members at all rehearsals in January for the upcoming spring season. Rehearsals are held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4774 Union Road. More...

Business

Chamber anticipates busy 2012 calendar

Happy new year to everyone. The Clarence Chamber of Commerce has had a busy 2011, and we look forward to 2012 with much enthusiasm.  More...

Canisius WBC offers social media course

The Canisius College Women’s Business Center will host “Social Media, Public Relations and Branding” beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17, and continuing on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 5. More...

BNSME sets seminar on humor in business

Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will present “Relax, It’s Only Your Paycheck,” a presentation on how to use humor to build client relationships, at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. More...


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