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October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Women invited to Chamber conference

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Conference will be focused on health — both financial and physical.  The conference is being held for the second year on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Editorials

Weigh in on budget process

Bee Editorial

I t’s budget time for town government, and Clarence officials are working through the details for 2013. The first budget work session was held Oct. 4, and another is planned for Oct. 11. More...

Spindle items

AFTER THE ACCIDENT — Duane Shearman of Vacuum Mart, who had a vehicle drive into his business on Sept. 19, seems to know how to handle trouble with a sense of humor.  He called me on  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 13, 1887   The apple trade is booming in Clarence Center. The highest price is being paid, which compensates largely for the short wheat crop and low price of the same.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. Recently driving through the Town of Clarence, I saw the town highway department picking up debris. Shortly thereafter, driving down the same roads, I see people putting out more debris. More...

Education

Schools can win grant for drug prevention

The National Family Partnership will kick off its national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week, Oct. More...

Eastern Hills Preschool marks 25th anniversary

Eastern Hills Preschool is celebrating 25 years serving children ages 2 through 5 in Clarence and surrounding communities. More...

Sports

Girls swimming doubles up North, stays perfect

Clarence’s girls swimming team moved to 6-0 against ECIC I competition Friday by easily leaving Williamsville North in its wake, 122-61.  More...

Boys soccer team’s defense remains solid in shutouts

Clarence’s boys soccer team continued to keep its opponents off the scoreboard in its three most recent outings, as the Red Devils shut out Williamsville North, Orchard Park and Frontier to improve to 9-0 in ECIC Division I play.  More...

Big plays a boon for Red Devil gridders

Three touchdowns over 50 yards in second quarter sinks West Seneca West

Clarence’s football team used three separate scoring efforts of over 50 yards in the second quarter of Friday’s clash at West Seneca West to pick up its second Class AA South victory of the season — which helped its chances of quali More...

Business

Martial arts academy teaches defense and confidence

Through White’s Martial Arts Academy, children and adults can learn the discipline and techniques of self-defense.  Bob White, owner of the academy, has been teaching martial arts for 15 years.  “When I was a young kid, I used t More...

People in the News

Emily Eberhardt of Clarence has been selected as the new vice president of business development for Valient Market Research. More...

AAA offering vehicle checks in Clarence

AAA is helping motorists ensure that their vehicles are up to par before the cold weather strikes by offering free pre-winter vehicle checks and battery testing during the month of October by appointment at the AAA Car Care Plus at 8120 Main St. More...

Board, supervisor developing budget

Clarence Supervisor David Hartzell has released his 2013 tentative budget and said he is proud of how his first budget for the town turned out. More...

Speaker of House joins rally for Collins campaign

Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner told the audience at a Chris Collins rally on Saturday, that he needs the Republican candidate “working along with me” in Congress.  An audience of about 100 people turned out next More...

Local News

New York State licenses to get veteran mark

New York State veterans will have one more badge of honor to show when a new state law goes into effect next year.  More...

Community News

Western New York Independent Living Inc. will hold its fourth annual Cruisin’ Night Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. More...

Planning Board to develop multifamily code update

The Planning Board wants to write a multifamily residential zoning code proposal that the Town Board can act on, according to Planning Board Chairman Al Schultz.  Schultz asked for direction from the Town Board during a joint meeting held on Oct More...

Letters to the Editor

Debate doesn’t reveal truth

In my opinion, the Oct. 3 presidential debate consisted of two polished con-artists taking advantage of a useless format. Common sense suggests a presentation with slides providing analysis of pertinent data. More...

Police Blotter

Teen flees on bike after messing up restroom

Saturday, Sept. 29  A suspicious person was reported walking on Wehrle Drive. An elderly male with dementia was out for a walk. More...

Obituaries

George H. Auffinger III, skiing enthusiast

George H. Auffinger III, 85, of Clarence, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012.  Mr. More...

Lillian M. Boos, accomplished pianist

Lillian M. Boos, 84, of Fountain Hills, Ariz., formerly of Clarence, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.  Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Comics relieved

Western New York’s budding comedy scene lands marquee venue for talent

A nthony Rizzo wasn’t exactly looking to become the next Seinfeld. More...

Find support when affected by life’s changes

I was recently at a meeting where the main theme was looking at the changes happening in our lives. God allows changes to take place in many of our lives each day.  More...

Collection drive set at Brothers of Mercy

A collection drive called “Bloomers and Boxers” is being held at Brothers of Mercy to benefit the Buffalo City Mission. Donations of new men’s, women’s and children’s underwear will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. More...


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