March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

HANDIWORK

— Carri Ludwig, left, Debbie George and Jean Stefanski work on their projects during the Craft and Chat group that meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at St. More...

Six-year-old gets bedroom makeover

When Ben Hammond opened the door to his newly redesigned bedroom on Sunday, he was greeted by a mural of the pyramids, as well as a stuffed snake, a whip and fedora, and a bed resembling the jeep in “Indiana Jones.” More...

Scouts honored at ceremony

Three members of Boy Scout Troop 664 were honored for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout on March 21 during a ceremony at the Clarence Town Park Club House. Joseph Pace, Daniel Ecker and Jeremy Cassidy earned the Boy Scouts’ highest designation. More...

Police Blotter

Yelling man upset that dog won’t leave car

Saturday, March 17 A 911 hang-up call was reported on Kippen Drive. A 16-year-old male was upset and yelling at family members. The male left, and the family did not wish any further action. Sunday, March 18 More...

Sports

LANG TIME

Clarence’s Robert Lang, left, fires a shot on goal while being defended by Rush Henrietta’s Eric Nestler during the Seniors game of the eighth annual Bowman Cup Showcase, held March 20 at the First Niagara Center. More...

All-Bee Team named; process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team. More...

Tri Spot Multi-Sports to offer VO2 max, lactate threshold tests

Athletes and fitness buffs alike who previously did not have access to a pair of crucial measurements for their workout efficiency can now obtain the information they need to maximize their time, thanks to some testing being put on by a local triathl More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

thurs. 29 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. More...

Art

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WNY native returning to share acting acumen

Acting coach Tom Todoroff has received high praise from actors such as Liam Neeson and Samuel L. Jackson, who said, “Todoroff is the best ... all you need is T. More...

More details needed for automotive proposal

Transit Road

The Planning Board tabled a request on March 21 for automotive sales and services at 5817 Transit Road, north of Highland Farms Drive, until more details could be made available by the applicant. More...

Editorials

Girl Scouts celebrate century of influence

Bee Editorial

The Girl Scouts are more than their famous cookies. The organization has been in existence for 100 years, offering thousands of girls the opportunity to socialize, learn, gain skills and confidence, and build character. More...

Spindle items

A GLIMPSE OF HISTORY — The trustees of the Hull Family Home & Farmstead have announced the 2012 roster of events taking place for the benefit of this extensive historic preservation project recreating the family and agricultural life of Wes More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoMarch 31, 1887 The past week, the weather was too cold for making maple sugar. So says Mr. Anstett from experience. The Cummings Cement Co. of Akron will manufacture 2,000 barrels of a cement a day. More...

Letters to the Editor

School budget votes count

In prior years, voters were presented with a school budget formulated with minimal taxpayer input, alongside a contingency budget that was hardly any different. Our votes did not count for much. But, starting this year, the rules have changed. More...

Education

Students named to Nativity honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second trimester at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School: More...

Nominating petitions available for BOE candidates

Those interested in placing their name in nomination for the Clarence Board of Education and who meet eligibility requirements may pick up a candidate’s packet at the Clarence District Office, adjacent to Clarence High School at 9625 Main St., More...

Harris Hill PTO seeking items for garage sale

The Harris Hill Parent Teacher Organization is gearing up for its 23rd annual Community Garage Sale to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The PTO is seeking unwanted or unused household items to be sold at the garage sale. More...

Lifestyles

The year of the ‘GIRL’

Scouts celebrate 100 years

A promise of service and a law valuing honesty, respect and strength have been practiced by millions of Girl Scouts across the country. And this year, they celebrate the organization’s centennial. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Senior Center at 633-5138 for more information or to sign up for any activities. Additional information is also available at clarenceseniorcenter.org. More...

Ceremony on Florida beach includes release of doves

Alicia Peacock married Brian Archambeault during a late afternoon ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, on Sand Key Beach, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Mary Lou and Kenneth Peacock of Clarence and the late Kathleen Peacock. More...

Business

Chamber hosting nine-day tour of China

Clarence Chamber of Commerce and the Western New York Chamber Alliance are again partnering with CITSLINC International to offer a nine-day tour of China from Oct. 22 to 30. More...

Workshops held to aid small businesses

New York State is getting into the business of helping people start and grow small businesses. More...

Clarence woman named Digital Strategist of the Year

Alyssa Mayer, a native of Clarence, has been honored by Medaille College as the Account Manager/Digital Strategist of the Year at the seventh annual Media Internship Awards Ceremony. More...

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