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April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Take steps to prevent child abuse

Bee Editorial

A pril is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It was first recognized as such in 1983, after Congress took steps to identify ways to eliminate child abuse. More...

Spindle items

DON’T CALL ME THAT — What’s in a name? Shakespeare’s Juliet famously said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 14, 1887   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Congratulations to the Clarence Kiwanis Club on its 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt. My grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed the hunt, activities and prizes. Thanks to those whose efforts and support provide the event for our community.  More...

Education

Resolution supports firefighter access to college tuition funding

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III sponsored a resolution during the Legislature’s April 5 session that supports granting local volunteer firefighters reimbursement for tuition at Erie Community College. More...

Clarence Mock Trial team beats Amherst to win county championship

The Clarence Mock Trial team has defeated Amherst to win the Erie County championship. The trial was held in the new Federal Court Building with Judge Hugh B. Scott presiding. More...

Meeting to be held for Universal Pre-k program

The Clarence School District anticipates continued state funding for its 2012-13 Universal Pre-kindergarten Program. More...

Lifestyles

REACHING FOR THE SKY

— Hannah James, 11, climbs a tree in the front yard of her Alexander Drive home. More...

'Walk for Autism' goes international

Clarence resident helps plan overseas initiative

She may be spending a semester in Italy, but Lauren Paddock is determined to spread awareness about autism wherever she may be. More...

Fishing Derby slated for April 14

The Town of Clarence annual Fishing Derby will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The event is for children 15 and younger. More...

Business

Spruce Meadow Farm is second home for staff, riders

With a new barn and riding ring, Spruce Meadow Farm may be adding more to its already busy roster, according to Alex Deacon, who owns the farm with his wife, Karla.  Deacon said he would like to develop more programming and he pictures buses com More...

MacSolutions Plus adds new services

Six months after opening a new store in Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence, MacSolutions Plus, an independent Apple specialist store, is expanding the list of services it offers.  These new services include a trade-in program allowing customers to t More...

Business News

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...

‘Bikes in Bloom’ season approaching

Everyone in Clarence Center is invited to be part of this year’s Bikes in Bloom. The Meet in the Center Merchants Association, which organizes the initiative, has made changes to the format to simplify the process.  More...

Residents can leave mark on library campus

When people enter and exit the Clarence Public Library, they often stop to read the inscriptions on the bricks and pavers of the Founders’ Walkway or search for a particular brick.  More...

Local News

‘Operation 50’ pays tribute to WNY’s finest

No matter how far removed a veteran may be from war, the hunger for a mission will live in his or her heart forever.  That is being realized by retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. More...

Town Meetings

Ethics Board, 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the Hallock Conference Room, Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place.  Special Town Board meeting: library update, 8:30 to 10 a.m. More...

Rotary thanks town for efforts with welcome sign

The Rotary Club of Clarence recently honored the Clarence Parks Department and Highway Department personnel for their assistance in saving, storing and reinstalling the “Welcome to Clarence” sign on Transit Road.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Community made Sleepout a success

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in the Clarence community who helped make our 22nd annual Sleepout to Benefit the Poor and Homeless a great success.  More...

Thanks for taking part in egg hunt

The Clarence Kiwanis Club wishes to thank the adults and children who attended our 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Main Street Clarence Town Park on Saturday, March 31.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

KRAFT, Eleanor E. (nee Joseph), of Clarence, died Thursday, March 29, 2012. Mrs. Kraft is survived by her husband, Ferdinand J.; two sons, Carl and Gregory; one daughter, Rebecca Deer; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Joni Joseph. More...

Sports

Reloaded baseball team has title aspirations

Baseball is such a way of life in Clarence, from the time a boy can lace up his spikes and slip on his first glove, that there’s no reason to doubt the Red Devils’ chances at contending for an ECIC Division I championship on a yearly basi More...

Softball squad enters break sporting 2-0 record

Third-year senior shortstop Katie Milone helped Clarence’s softball team open up its 2012 campaign in impressive style April 2, blasting a three-run triple in the first inning of the Lady Red Devils’ 10-0 conquest of Sweet Home to help gu More...

Fourteenth annual Shoes for Shelter 5K slated for Saturday

Independent Health and Canisius College will once again team up to present the 14th annual Shoes For The Shelter 5K Run/Walk at noon Sunday, April 15, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo.  Race-day registration for the USATF-sanctioned event will More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Reconnecting with faith program planned   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 12  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...

Special Events

thurs. 12  Elite Spring Fling Quarter Horse Show — 7:30 a.m. April 12-15 and 19-22, Showplex, The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; Free. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com  fri. 13-sun. 15   More...

Announcements

CALL FOR WORK — The 13th annual Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts is seeking artists and craftspeople to apply for the juried 2012 artist’s market. More...


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