Weekly Feature



October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Two people killed in Transit Road accident

New York State Police in Clarence, with assistance from Amherst Police Department, are investigating a two-person fatal accident that occurred on Saturday, Oct. 13, on Transit Road in Clarence, just north of Muegel Road.  More...

Forecast for 2013 is topic of Community Outlook Section

Readers and advertisers will want to plan to be a part of Bee Group Newspapers’ upcoming special section titled “Community Outlook: A Local Business Forecast.”  More...

Editorials

Stay informed of your child’s online behavior

Bee Editorial

Too often, parents profess ignorance of what their children are doing, whether in their actual or online behaviors.  More...

Spindle items

TIME TO EAT OUT — The Erie County Legislature has declared Oct. 15 through 21 as Local Restaurant Week in Erie County and encourages residents to participate by dining at one of 200 restaurants expected to participate.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 20, 1887   Miss Melvina Wittlinger commenced teaching the primary department of our Clarence Center school on Monday last.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There was a car accident at the intersection of Clarence Center and Shimerville, leaving glass all over the highway. Apparently, it wasn’t cleaned up very well. More...

Education

Annual book sale supports library programs, materials

With a large collection of donated books, the Friends of the Clarence Public Library will host a book sale from Thursday, Oct. 18, to Saturday, Oct. 20, at the library, located at 3 Town Place in Clarence.  More...

Senior is National Merit semifinalist

Clarence High School senior Jacqueline Kim has been named a semifinalist in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  She is among 16,000 semifinalists from across the country who placed among the top 1 percent of the approximately 1 More...

Lifestyles

Overcoming the obstacles of FEAR

Fear is what makes our hearts palpitate, our mouths go dry and our bodies tense up. For some people, fear only comes in the form of a scary movie. More...

Rock Oak planning blood drive on Oct. 20

Rock Oak will hold a fall blood drive to benefit UNYTS from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Eastern Hills Neighborhood Donation Center, 4545 Transit Road, Clarence. More...

Where do you turn when faith is exhausted?

Sometimes attempting to live out a life of faith is exhausting.  More...

Business

Coffee shop’s new location hits the ‘spot’

Spot Coffee continues to expand its business in the Buffalo area with the opening of its newest location in Clarence.  The new coffeehouse, located at 5205 Transit Road near the intersection of Maple Road, opened its doors at the end of Septembe More...

Hollow Association has holiday plans in progress

What a difference a month makes. As discussed in last month’s column, the Clarence Hollow Board was investigating the purchase of new holiday lights for Clarence Hollow. I am happy to report that it is moving forward at a rapid pace. More...

Business Brief

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union is celebrating 58 years of service and invites people to stop in on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 9145 Sheridan Drive in Clarence, by Rite Aid, for refreshments and giveaways. More...

Review of proposed budget focuses on salaries, stipends

Supervisor David Hartzell backpedaled on his suggestion to give nonunion town employees a stipend rather than a raise, suggesting during the budget meeting on Oct. 11 that employees insteadreceivea3percentincrease in their salary for 2013.  More...

District in strong position, according to audit

An external audit has shown that the Clarence Central School District is in a strong financial position, said Richard Mancuso, the district’s business administrator.  The recommendations can be implemented easily, he said.  More...

Public officials, candidates discuss special needs

In a room filled with Democrats, Republicans and independents during election season, one would think the tension would be overwhelming.  But that wasn’t the case during Candidates Hour held Friday at Southeast Works in Depew.  More...

Local News

FINDING THE WAY OUT

— Jacob Cirpili, 9, and his twin brothers Calvin and Leo, 4, emerge from the corn maze on Gregg's U-Pick Farm at 9270 Lapp Road in Clarence. The corn maze is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Missionary to speak on Middle East conflict

Missionaries from the Bethlehem Bible College will give a presentation on the situation between Israel and Palestine at Clarence United Methodist Church.  The Rev. More...

Planning Board to meet

Wednesday, Oct. 17  6:30 p.m. — Work session  Status of TEQR coordinated reviews, review of agenda items, miscellaneous  7:30 p.m. — Agenda items  Approval of Minutes  More...

Police Blotter

Man causes ruckus when he can’t buy food

Saturday, Oct. 6  A disturbance was reported at The Valley Inn. An intoxicated male was yelling at patrons and looking to start a fight. The male left the area on foot prior to the arrival of patrol.  More...

Obituaries

Richard F. Lenz, former Clarence Citizen of Year

Richard F. “Dick” Lenz, of Clarence, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

CAMPBELL, Gloria J. (nee Miller), of Clarence, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. She had previously worked as a secretary in the guidance office of St. Mary’s School and as a secretary at St. Paul’s Church. More...

Sports

Boys soccer survives non-league challenge

Clarence’s boys soccer team continued to pile up the wins last week to remain undefeated on the season — though non-league foe Canisius certainly made the Red Devils work hard to earn its 2-1 victory Oct. 8.  More...

Youth hoops registration slated

Registration for the Clarence Youth Basketball program, for boys and girls in grades 4-8, is currently underway at www.leaguelineup.com/clarencelittleleaguebasketball, and runs until Saturday, Oct. 20. More...

KEMPTON THE QUALIFIER

— Clarence’s Andrew Kempton watches his shot sail down the fairway during the 2012 ECIC Individual Championships, held Oct. 9 at Diamond Hawk Golf Course. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Farmers Market open on Saturdays   Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27 at 10717 Main St. For additional information about market activities, visit www.clarencefarmers market.com. More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 18  Russell Banks — The American fiction and poetry author is the first writer in the Babel 2012/2013 series, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. More...

Special Events

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Symphonic

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