March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Public comment being accepted on Northwoods project

The Clarence Planning Board has accepted the draft of the public scoping document for the Northwoods subdivision for further review. More...

Local News

Log Cabin Quilters mark 20th anniversary

The Log Cabin Quilters celebrated its 20th anniversary on Feb. 28, at its meeting at the Clarence Town Park Club House. More...

Book to provide glimpse into Clarence’s history

As a woman flips through pages of an album created by her mother, Douglas Kohler and Julianna Woite scan photographs for their upcoming book of images from Clarence. More...

Woman arrested for alleged sale of drugs

Kathy L. Carmona, a 23-year-old Newfane resident, was arrested at 11 a.m. on Feb. 27 after Erie County sheriff’s detectives allegedly saw her selling hydrocodone to other individuals during a work break. More...

Education

Nominating petitions available for Board of Education candidates

Every year, residents of the Clarence School District elect two or three individuals to the Clarence Board of Education. The election is held in conjunction with the annual budget vote. This year’s public vote will be held from 7 a.m. More...

READY TO COMPETE

— Matthew Berardi, left, and Everett Weldon make adjustments to their catapult for the Storm the Castle event at the Lake Erie/Niagara regional tournament for the Science Olympiad on Saturday a More...

Students win awards at Toronto Music Festival

Connie Yap, a piano student of Mary Handley of Amherst, was awarded first place and the Gold Award in the grade eight sonata class at the Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival. More...

Lifestyles

Clued into dinner theater

Youth group performs murder mystery play

I t was Miss Scarlet, in the library with a candlestick. More...

Pair honeymoon on Outer Banks

Laura Ann Simon married Nathan McFate during a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. The Rev. Jay August officiated. The bride is the daughter of Sharon and Richard Simon of Keuka Park, NY., formerly of Clarence. More...

Hargrave-Cox

Nancy E. and David A. Hargrave of Silver Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Hutchins Hargrave, to Simon Wendell Cox, son of Joanna and Steven Cox of Arlington, Texas. More...

Devil of a time

Clarence’s Liz Schaefer, right, blocks the shot being attempted by Kenmore West’s Lauren Czarniak during the Lady Red Devils’ 38-32 loss in its Section VI Class AA quarterfinal on t More...

Civil War museum keeps memories alive

The biggest fear of a Civil War soldier was that he would be forgotten, said Thomas Place, the operations director and historian for the Echoes Through Time Learning Center & Civil War Museum at Eastern Hills Mall. More...

Editorials

Mandate relief a must for New York State

Bee Editorial

Municipal governments and school districts that are struggling to make ends meet within the limitations of a tax levy limit are in a Catch-22 — they are mandated to provide certain services but are limited in what they can do to fund those requ More...

Spindle items

• A RECORD OF HISTORY — I’ve had people in the community tell me that they read The Clarence Bee from cover to cover, but I’m sure some tend to focus on certain articles while skimming other content. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoMarch 10, 1887 Work on the quarry at Gunnville is progressing in good shape. Good judges claim that the stone on the Krause farm is excellent for quicklime. More...

Police Blotter

Resident forgets car running in garage

Saturday, Feb. 25 A 25-year-old male from Clarence was arrested on Ransom Road after being stopped for a traffic violation. The subject was wanted on a warrant out of the Town of Elma Court. A fire alarm was reported on Winding Lane. More...

Sports

Boys’ 4x4 relay sets school record

Indoor track states

Clarence’s boys’ 4x400-meter relay broke its own school record by almost a second in the preliminary round of this weekend’s state indoor track meet at Cornell University, capping what has been a standout season that resulted in mul More...

Soccer Club to hold House registration

The Clarence Soccer Club is currently accepting applications for its upcoming 2012 House League season. Blank applications can be obtained online at www.clarencesoccer.org, where registration can also be completed. More...

Registration open for Buffalo Youth Lacrosse

Buffalo Youth Lacrosse is registering boys ages 7 to 15 and girls ages 8 to 12 for its 2012 spring/summer season. Practices will be held twice weekly beginning April 29 and run for 13 weeks. More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Concerts

thurs. 8 Wadada Leo Smith — Hallwalls presents this trumpeter with both the Golden Quartet and Double Quartet, 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 at Babeville’s Asbury Hall, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org fri. 9 More...

Dance

thurs. 8 Swing Dance Thursdays — Take lessons, 6:30 p.m. and then let loose on the dance floor, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew: $. 634-8874, www.swingbuffalo.com wed. 14 More...

Business

NYS Tax Department provides filing tips

The New York State Tax Department has tools for filing 2011 tax returns. E-filing saves taxpayer dollars on processing costs associated with paper returns, nearly $50 million last year alone, according to a release from the department. More...

New Directions again offering post adoption services

New Directions Youth and Family Services has announced it will be reinstating the agency’s successful community based Post Adoption Program this spring as a result of a $391,837 grant the agency was awarded from The New York State Office of Chi More...

Naughty Nits opens head lice treatment center

Naughty Nits, a locally owned head lice treatment and removal service company, opened the doors to its new head lice treatment center in Clarence on March 6. More...

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