Weekly Feature



April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Troopers discuss staying safe online

The capabilities of new technology make dealing with old problems, such as bullying, more difficult for schools, said Trooper Joe DePlato, a 28-year veteran of the New York State Police.  He and Trooper John Campanella discussed Internet safety, More...

Editorials

Library repairs should proceed as soon as possible

Bee Editorial

The Clarence Public Library building has visual appeal, but as the presentation during the April 18 special meeting of the Town Board proves, everything is not in order.  More...

Spindle items

FELLOW ‘NEWSPAPERWOMAN’ — When I was a kid, my favorite books were “Anne of Green Gables” and the rest of the Anne series by Lucy Maud Montgomery. I’m currently reading “The Selected Journals of L. M. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 28, 1887   Mr. Paul Waller of Clarence Center has gone to Canada to purchase a team. Horses are in demand in this vicinity.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s a clear and sunny drive, and I saw another accident at Strickler and Greiner. The people who live near these accident-prone accidents should at least get some kind of reduction in their school and property taxes.  More...

Obituaries

Christopher G. Kaszubski, medical researcher

Christopher G. Kaszubski, 45, of San Francisco, Calif., formerly of Buffalo, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.  More...

Gilbert F. Herman Sr., former missionary

Gilbert Franklin Herman Sr., 86, of Akron, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012.  Mr. More...

Richard G. Lewis, restaurant owner

Richard George Lewis, 65, of Lockport, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012.  Mr. Lewis grew up in North Tonawanda, where he learned the restaurant trade from his parents. More...

Lifestyles

A‘new wave’ of preservation

Cover band focuses on sounds and style

Greg and Carole Tobin, Steve Barrick and Jon Kuwik love the music of the 1980s.  And for the last several years, their cover band, ROAR 84, has strived to preserve the classic songs of a musical era known for its recognizable “synth-pop&rd More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Young Artists Program   More...

Embrace humility while beliefs differ

I n America, we struggle to integrate religious traditions into our public life. More...

Business

Benson’s Surgical Supply to host open house

Benson’s Surgical Supply is focused on finding solutions for people, said owner Gena Stephan.  It offers products such as knee and tennis elbow braces, orthopedic pillows for all kinds of positioning issues, compression garments, bathroom More...

Female medical team provides health care for women

For females seeking a doctor to help keep tabs on their health, there is a team of women at a medical practice in the Town of Tonawanda who are ready and willing to take care of you.  Suburban Women’s Healthcare, owned by Drs. More...

County Clerk’s Office rolls out expedited passport program

The Erie County Clerk’s Office has begun a pilot program with the Buffalo Passport Agency, where clerks will forward passport applications directly to the Buffalo Passport Agency for expedited processing.  More...

Library due for repairs

Problems with the construction of the Clarence library were noticeable early on, according to Judith Hilburger, president of the library’s board of trustees.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Prioritizing agriculture — farmland protection plan under development

“As one of the fastest-growing towns in the region, the Town of Clarence is concerned over loss of open space and productive agricultural lands.” More...

Local News

Nativity of Mary School hosting electronics recycling

A free electronics recycling event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, 8550 Main St., Clarence.  The items will be collected by Sunnking Electronics Recycling.  More...

WNY native to face off with Lance Armstrong

It all started with a tweet.  Mary Eggers tweeted Lance Armstrong, challenging him to a 50-meter kick-off in the pool.  To her astonishment, he tweeted her back just a few hours later: “How fast do you kick a 50?”  She repl More...

Woods receives sentence for stealing from union

Ellis Woods, 61, of Clarence, who was convicted of wire fraud, was sentenced on Monday to 12 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara.  More...

Letters to the Editor

District must focus on sustainability

The fate of the Clarence Central School District 2012-13 budget will soon be in the hands of the voters, who should be asking themselves, “What is important in regard to public education by today’s standards?” There is conflict of i More...

Bellavia’s answers not sufficient

As an interested Republican, I was able to meet in person David Bellavia, who served our country in the military. More...

Community shows great generosity

My family has been fortunate enough to know the most compassionate, generous individuals in Clarence. This gift was given to us following a series of random accidents experienced since we moved to Clarence almost four years ago.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Emily Kraus, a senior majoring in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Rochester, has been accepted into the Take Five Scholars Program, which enables select undergraduates to enrich their academic experience by enrolling for a fifth More...

Sports

Track squads sweep Lancaster, Fleet Feet Invite

Clarence’s track team kicked off the 2012 season in style this past week, with both the boys and girls squads defeating Lancaster by double digits on April 17 before winning their respective team titles at Saturday’s Fleet Feet Buffalo Hi More...

Softball maintains perfect start to year

Despite an early scare from Orchard Park to open the week, Clarence’s softball team kept its undefeated start to the season intact and improved to 4-0 after posting a pair of wins.  More...

Baseball squad wins pair of league clashes

Clarence’s baseball team bounced back from a rare shutout loss Wednesday to defeat Frontier on Friday and end the week victors in two of its three league battles. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Kiwanis Club sets breakfast meetings   The Clarence Kiwanis Club will meet at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at Helen’s Kitchen, 4279 Transit Road, for its breakfast meeting. The speaker will be Jane Browne, discussing childhood asthma. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 26  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...

Theater

fri. 27   More...

Announcements

GRANT AVAILABLE — Undergraduate students interested in journalism, as well as professional journalists seeking additional academic training, can apply for college and graduate school scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year from the Greater B More...


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