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December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Resident needs reassurance that town has his back

Bee Editorial

A t the Clarence Town Board meeting last week, an individual approached the board with a stressed expression on his face and looming safety concerns following two recent accidents on his property.  More...

Spindle items

DONATIONS — Residents and staff at Bristol Village are so inspiring with what they have put together for families in need, but there are still more items on the lists provided to them by the staff at Our Lady of Peace and the Salvation Army.&nb More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 15, 1887   Last week one day, Mr. Richard Kelkenberg and Miss Kate Fisher took the train to Buffalo and surprised everyone by coming home as husband and wife.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a Clarence senior citizen on Social Security, with an expected 1.7 percent inflation increase for this coming year, how can the town justify a 3 percent increase for town employees? More...

Education

On the campus

Clarence High School graduate Kaitlyn Wardour, a senior media production major at Buffalo State College, recently was inducted into the Rho Psi Chapter of the Student Honor Society of the National Communication Association, Lambda Pi Eta.  More...

Honor Roll

The following Clarence students were recently named to the St. More...

Bureau of Jewish Education to offer winter course

Students of the Bureau of Jewish Education’s “Introduction to Judaism” class recently visited the Buffalo Mikvah to learn more about the building and Mikvah.  Bracha Leah Greenberg explained the history of the “mitzvah&rd More...

Lifestyles

Author pens, publishes first book series

Christy Laughing caught the bug early in life — the writing bug, that is. Though now a seasoned writer with three novels and a parenting blog under her belt, her origins as a writer started out off-the-cuff with a class assignment.  More...

Parkside Avenue Brass Quintet to perform

Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St., Alden, will present a concert of Christmas favorites at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Led by Dave Wendel, Parkside Brass features two euphoniums, two trumpets and a tuba. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Family Fun Night  More...

Business

New ‘resort’ shows pets need pampering too

Most animal enthusiasts know that there are different levels of spoiling your dog or cat. It can be as simple as buying a gourmet treat or maybe coming home with a brand new collar.  But some pet owners go way beyond anything like that.   More...

Clarence financial planner receives ‘Golden Star’

Clarence Center resident Victor Anastasia has received high honors for his work with L&M Financial.  The Golden Star Award for business excellence is given each quarter to a single advisor from among the more than 1,600 who are affiliated wi More...

Events

ECCPASA offers Community Education class   More...

Learning system’s effectiveness mulled by school district

The Renzulli Learning Enrichment Model’s effectiveness came under scrutiny at the Clarence Central Board of Education meeting Monday night in the face of growing expectations from state mandates and evolving technology.  More...

Bristol Village making Christmas possible for the neediest

As the saying goes, need knows no season.  For some folks, the most that they’ll hope for this Christmas is finding a way to keep the lights on in their house or to stop the heat from being shut off — maybe even just a couple of extr More...

Local News

’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS...

— Paige Gross, left, and Samantha Engasser, both 9, and Serena Scofield, 6, all of Clarence, listen to storyteller Howard Edmond of Rochester during the second annual Holiday in the Hollow on S More...

House of worship, right of way extension proposed

A new house of worship as well as a proposed public right of way extension adjacent to the Eastern Hills Mall were both introduced at the town board’s work session Dec. More...

County sees increased need for bilingual foster parents

Erie County is experiencing a critical need for bilingual and Spanish-speaking foster homes, with approximately 10 percent of children in foster care of Hispanic origin.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Members proud of Senior Center

We senior citizens of Clarence have much to be thankful for. Our Town Board, organizations, businesses, and neighbors who have been so supportive of the Senior Center and who have made our basket raffles such a huge success.  More...

Police Blotter

Man apprehended after crashing into home

Saturday, Dec. 1  Deputies apprehended a 30-year-old male from Oklahoma at a residence on Shimerville Road. The man was wanted on a felony warrant and had fled to New York State to avoid prosecution. More...

Obituaries

John Monkelbaan, formerly of Buffalo Police Department

John “Monk” Monkelbaan, 69, of Bunnell, Fla. and Clarence, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

FOLCKEMER, Dorothy A. “Ginger” (nee Gingerich), of Clarence Center, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Mrs. More...

Sports

Wrestlers slam Frontier in league opener

Clarence’s wrestling team coasted to an easy 74-5 win over Frontier in its league opener last Wednesday, as 11 Red Devils were victorious by pinfall.  More...

Players sought for new Metro Softball 12U team

Players are being sought at all positions for a new 12U travel softball team that will play in the Metro Girls Softball League during the 2013 season.  More...

New coach has swimmers off to solid start

First-year Clarence boys swimming coach Tom Steuer knows good swimming when he sees it — and after the Red Devils’ first two matches of the season, he’s seen some good swimming.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

BPO, Buffalo Chamber to offer scholarships   More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

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Comedy

fri. 14  Come watch the interactive improv experience as Comedy Sportz Buffalo presents the Cheezes, led by Captain Mike McLean, as they take on Hot Wingz, led by Captain Matt Snyder, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...


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