Weekly Feature



December 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Corwin sponsoring winter clothing drive

For the third consecutive year, Assemblywoman Jane Corwin is sponsoring a winter coat and clothing drive at various locations throughout her district.  According to Corwin, this year’s drive has been fortunate to have the assistance of a n More...

Editorials

Use common sense when driving: No one is invincible

Bee Editorial

We see billboards, commercials and bumper stickers promoting positive decision making in regard to drinking and driving, texting while driving and substance abuse. We see the photos of those killed. More...

Spindle items

NONAGENARIANS— As I attended the nonagenarians’ celebration at the Clarence Senior Center on Monday, I couldn’t help but think about my own grandmothers who have both been dealing with some medical issues lately.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 8, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Patrol advises pranksters on ringing of doorbells

Saturday, Nov. 24  Several mailboxes were reportedly damaged on Rosewood Lane. The damage occurred during the night.  Deputies responded to Transit Road for a report of a shopping cart blocking a lane of traffic. The cart was removed.  More...

Obituaries

Carmela Grabowski Witter, former Citizen of the Year

Carmela Grabowski Witter of Williamsville, formerly of Clarence, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.  Mrs. Witter was born in Acadia, Italy in 1923 and came to the United States with her family in 1929, two months after the stock market crash. More...

Rev. Richard Sterling McConnell, former pastor, Clarence Presbyterian Church

The Rev. Richard Sterling McConnell, 78, of Clarence, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, the day before his birthday.  Rev. More...

Sports

Wrestlers earn fifth straight Vesper Duals title

Clarence’s wrestling team passed an early test and showed observers that it fully intends to contend for a regular-season title this winter when it defeated Lockport, 60-21, in the second match of Saturday’s annual Jon Vesper Memorial Dua More...

Boys basketball repeats at Amherst tourney champ

Clarence’s boys basketball team knocked off host Amherst in Saturday’s championship round of the annual Bob Hettler Tip-Off Classic, 58-52, to defend last winter’s title.  More...

EMILY’S EDINBORO BOUND

— Clarence senior Emily Peters, front row middle, recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her lacrosse career starting next fall at Edinboro University. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Dining Out for Hope returns to Clarence   More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 6  Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun Honky Tonk Holiday Show — Enjoy their eclectic mix of rockabilly, country, blues, jazz, and rock and roll with a holiday twist at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 6   More...

Auditions

sat. 8   More...

Multifamily residential zoning one step closer

The Town Board addressed the upcoming plans to approve new overlay multifamily residential zoning at its Nov. More...

Nonagenarians gather to celebrate longevity

When taking inventory on one’s life, the major things that count always seem to be the same.  Finding someone to share it with. Having a family and settling down in that house you always dreamed of. More...

Local News

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

— Members of the sixth-grade band trombone section perform during their winter concert held at Clarence Middle School on Thursday. More...

Hillside Family of Agencies collecting gifts for needy youth

A nonprofit organization is seeking help in collecting merchandise to give to needy girls and boys this Christmas.  Hillside Family of Agencies has kicked off its annual Hillside Special Santas. More...

A date which will live in infamy?

After 71 years, the anniversary of Pearl Harbor may be losing its meaning

Pfc. Earl Wickett was heading to Sunday Mass on Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

Major projects need residents’ approval

We learned something disturbing at a Town Board meeting.  Evidently, the town supervisor and board members are considering accommodating soccer advocates by signing for a building loan for an indoor soccer facility.  When questioned, Counci More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I want to apologize to the Clarence Senior Center Board for signing the petition that was passed at the center. I signed only after being pursued several times not really understanding what I was signing. More...

Education

PTSA presents free workshop

The Williamsville Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association will host a free workshop, “Parent Advocacy in Action,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

St. Mary’s posts first quarter honors

The following students from Clarence have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 12  Jordan Gross, Kristen Hamilton Grade 11 Torey Adams Grade Nine Helen Gibson, Cameron Wes More...

Nardin posts first quarter honors

The following students from Clarence have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 12  Caitlin Brown, Rachel Kelly, Mariana Militello, Christina Seminara, Lauren Barry Grade 11 Ashley A More...

Lifestyles

The festival of lights

For some, Hanukkah is a major holiday, brimming with historical and spiritual significance. For others, the emphasis lies in the gathering of friends and family and enjoying good company and traditions. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Events

Story Programs  Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday Dec. 10 and 17. Registration began Nov. 26. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138.  “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Business

Salvatore’s steakhouse expansion under way

Russell’s Steaks, Chops and More is growing.  The popular steakhouse and hotel on Transit Road in Williamsville will soon have a bigger dining area and kitchen.  Owner Russell Salvatore said the dining room construction is already com More...

Businesses asked to ‘Thank-A-Vet’

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is reaching out to area businesses and asking them to consider joining ranks and become a participating merchant in the Clerk’s “Thank-A-Vet” Discount Card Program.  More...

Pet Expo returning to Eastern Hills this weekend

The Eastern Hills Mall will host its annual Pet Expo between noon and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...


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