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January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence Center design guidelines under review by board

The Planning Board discussed the draft for a Clarence Center overlay district during its Jan. 11 meeting.  The board is reviewing possible design guidelines for the area that would help preserve its character. More...

Editorials

Instead of complaining, do something about it

Bee Editorial

I f you’ve complained about the state of the government in New York and the need for reform in Albany, you’re far from alone. More...

Spindle items

JANUARY IS CO MONTH — Proactive — not reactive — measures are important steps to take, especially when it comes to protecting the ones you love.  January is recognized as Carbon Monoxide  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 20, 1887   Our pastor, Rev. R. Smith, who had quite a severe attack of sickness last week, we are pleased to note is much better.  More...

Police Blotter

Plastic bag mistaken for trapped bird

Saturday, Jan. 7   A male called from Transit Road stating that his girlfriend was missing. She had gone out with friends who decided it would be funny to leave her in Buffalo. More...

Obituaries

David L. Palmerton, doctor

Dr. David Ludlow Palmerton, 84, formerly of Clarence, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.  Mr. Palmerton grew up in Geneva, N.Y., and graduated from Geneva High School. More...

Edith Selin, founding member, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Edith Selin (nee Armishaw), 70, of Clarence, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.  Mrs. Selin graduated from Kenmore High School and Bryant & Stratton Business College.  She was a founding member of St. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil cagers move above .500

Clarence’s girls basketball team shook off a slow start against Williamsville North to ultimately come away from one of the region’s few games held Friday with a 57-37 victory and a 5-4 record overall.  More...

WNY Winter Pool League opens 33rd year

Three additional teams took to tables across the region Sunday, Jan. 8, when the Western New York Winter Pool League opened its 33rd year of eight-ball play.  More...

Personal bests propel rifle team to 9-0 record

Clarence’s rifle team pushed its unbeaten start to the season to nine matches Thursday when it topped Iroquois by more than 250 points, 1,256-1,050.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19  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, Jan. More...

Art

thurs. 26   More...

Performance

wed. 25 Blast!  Tony and Emmy Award-winning sensation comprised of 34 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique musical production born on the athletic fields across the nation. Performance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. More...

Clarence LWV dissolves, but its influence lives on

Allene Falk joined the Clarence Unit of the League of Women Voters in 1963. Her son had just been born, and she found the prospect of free babysitting attractive.  She ultimately served as coordinator of the group. More...

Let it snow

Ron Alberico of Clarence, clears snow from his Goodrich Road home during the winter weather on Friday. More...

Local News

Town Board Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 18  6 p.m. — Work session  Northern Erie Sno-Seekers, Inc.  James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items  7:30 p.m. — Agenda  1. Call meeting to order  More...

Emerling Agency rallying to support employee

Almost three years ago, Emerling Agency employee Christine Van Ry, personal lines account manager, was diagnosed with a high-grade pleomorphic sarcoma by Buffalo’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute. More...

Winterfest 2012: embracing the snowy season

If previous years are any indication, the weather will cooperate for Winterfest on Sunday, Jan. More...

Letters to the Editor

Not all changes to town are positive

I have been gone from Clarence for about eight years. I have now retired and have been living here for two years. More...

Support for party appreciated

Hospice wishes to thank all in the community that donated to the success of our “Elvis Birthday Party.”  Johanna Knowl Clarence Elvis Appreciation Society   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I want to thank the lady postal worker at the Clarence Post Office; she was so helpful, patient and pleasant when I was late mailing my holiday gifts.  .I see the new Clarence town supervisor has removed all town markings from his town vehicle. More...

Education

On the Campus

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Geneseo State College: Brooke Barron, Carly Biondi, Victoria Kuberka, Kelsey Machniak and Collin Stillman of Clarence ; and Ashley Akin and Rachel Myers of More...

On Campus

Amanda Medole, a sophomore at Niagara University, daughter of Scott R. Medole of Clarence and Donna M. More...

Campus

The following students have earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2011 semester at Nazareth College: Chelsea Sommer of Clarence and Marcus Mersereau, Jillian Sauer and Amanda Brylinski of Clarence Center.   More...

Lifestyles

WNY Romance Writers share their love of the genre

A passion for writing

From contemporary, realistic love stories to the fantastical paranormal romances made famous by “Twilight,” to love stories set in Scottish castles, romance has been an enduringly popular genre for decades.  More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Winterfest   More...

SPELLERS EXTRAORDINAIRE

— After 19 grueling rounds, Simone Viola, a sixth grader, emerged victorious in the Clarence Middle School’s annual Spelling Bee on Jan. 12. More...

Business

The Podge helps customers spice up their meals

The Podge was born out of the vision of the late Roger and Donna Bickert. More...

Spa Hollow aims to make the day better for clients

Spa Hollow is a popular place for parties, especially during the summer, said manager Hannah Zackey.  The location, at 10580 Main St., Clarence, often hosts bridal, birthday and other gatherings, she said.  Party guests can receive manicure More...

Business Brief

Clarence resident Howard A. Rein, president of Freed Maxick ABL Services, took part in the International Symposium on Asset Based Lending, held last month in Shanghai.  More...


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