Weekly Feature



April 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

District getting more state aid

School aid has been redistributed to districts throughout New York as a result of the enacted state budget, and Clarence is slated to receive $111,000 more than originally forecast. More...

Editorials

Legislature should support animal cruelty registry

Bee Editorial

Mistreating an animal is behavior no one can condone, yet it continues to happen anyway.  Kudos to Erie County Legislator Terrence McCracken for bringing attention to the issue by proposing legislation that would establish a registry of convicte More...

Spindle items

WOMAN’S BEST FRIEND — It’s always difficult to lose a beloved pet, and I see the loss of our family dog looming, if not within months, then certainly in a few years. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 7, 1887   There is a favorable opening for a good tinsmith in Clarence Center. One of the right stamp, industrious and attentive to business would do well here.  Mrs. J. Humbert and Mrs. C. More...

Police Blotter

Man with walking stick seems suspicious

Saturday, March 24   A Main Street resident reported two suspicious males hanging around a business across the street from his house. Two patrons from a local bar were outside smoking.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Eric Funk, a resident of Clarence Center, has received academic honors for the fall 2011 semester from the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University.   More...

Students inducted into honor society

Thirteen students from Clarence High School were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society this March. More...

Canisius High School honors Rutowski

A Clarence resident is one of five who have been inducted into Canisius High School’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor for 2012. More...

Sports

Boys lacrosse begins title defense with pair of wins

Despite losing all but one starter from its squad that played in the program’s first ever West Regional last spring, Clarence’s boys lacrosse team attacked its first two games with the determination that showed the Red Devils aren’t More...

BOYS LACROSSE SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 4-4 Frontier 7:30 p.m. 4-18 at Orchard Park 5 p.m. 4-21 at Victor 11 a.m. 4-23 Lockport 5 p.m. 4-26 Rush-Henrietta 7 p.m. 4-28 Niagara Wheatf More...

Girls lacrosse looking for success in offensive end ‘by committee’

After losing a player responsible in some aspect for 85 of the team’s goals last year, it’s certainly understandable why Clarence girls lacrosse coach Doug Kohler is of the impression that any offensive success the Lady Red Devils have th More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Reconnecting with faith program planned   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 5  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

fri. 6   More...

Classes

sat. 7   More...

Clarence, Lancaster agree to share assessor

The Clarence Town Board has voted to approve sharing assessor services with the Town of Lancaster.  Clarence Town Assessor Christine Fusco will split her time evenly between the two municipalities, according to information from the Town Board m More...

On the trail of the Easter Bunny

Emma Thibault, 2, of Clarence, and Chase Floss, 3, of Clarence Center, work together to collect eggs during the Clarence Kiwanis Club’s 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday at Clarence Tow More...

Farmers Market separates from CHA

Plans to pursue 501(c)(3) status as an educational organization

The Clarence Hollow Association and the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market have officially become independent of each other. More...

Local News

Changes to Shimerville/Greiner intersection in progress

A traffic signal is being installed by Erie County at the intersection of Greiner and Shimerville roads. Some residents who live near the intersection are questioning if it is really necessary. More...

Service above self a natural fit for Casilio

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Chrissy Casilio tells people she’s been a Rotarian since birth. More...

Officials urge Pinnacle to honor obligations to Flight 3407 families

After the announcement that Pinnacle Airlines, owner of Colgan Air, will file for bankruptcy, Reps. More...

Letters to the Editor

Wage ‘freeze’ not permanent solution

If your spouse came home from work announcing that he or she would be subject to a three-year wage freeze, what do you suppose this would mean? A reasonable person would assume that he/she would see no increase in compensation for three years. More...

Obituaries

David L. Glauser, former owner, Lincoln’s Logging

David Lincoln Glauser, 51, of Clarence Center, died Sunday, March 25, 2012.  Mr. Glauser was born in the back of an Alden rescue vehicle to Wilbert and Bernice (nee Wiggins) Glauser. More...

Richard Hadala Sr., businessman

Richard “Rick” Hadala Sr., formerly of Clarence, Williamsville and New York City, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, after a long illness.  More...

Dorothy C. Banaszak, founder of Bridals by D

Dorothy C. Banaszak, 76, of Clarence, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012.  Following the death of her husband in 1985, Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Smooth operators

Ham radio club celebrates 25 years

Kevin Retzer has always had an interest in radio operation.  “Almost any ham will tell you of their fascination with being able to put a piece of steel in the air, connect it to a radio and be able to talk to someone on the other side of t More...

Pair honeymoon in Finger Lakes following Buffalo nuptials

Chelsey A. Becker married Nectarios Kollidas during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation. The Revs. Christos B. More...

Clarence Public Library

Story Time Programs   Toddler Time, for ages 2 to 3, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, April 9, 16 and 23. Registration began March 26.  Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, April 10, 17 and 24. More...

Business

Swan named honorary chairwoman of Brothers of Mercy Caritas Awards Dinner

Ann L. Swan of Clarence has been named the honorary chairwoman of the 11th annual Brothers of Mercy Caritas Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens Restaurant in Lancaster.  More...

Essex Homes models open for tours

As its 20-year anniversary celebration continues, Essex Homes will presents a new first-floor master design, the “Wilshier,” in Clarence Center’s Shadow Woods. More...

Chamber hosting networking, roundtable

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s Business Roundtable Workshop will be held Thursday April 12, at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place, off Old Goodrich Road.  More...


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