Weekly Feature



December 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Keeping Bills in Western New York the right move

Bee Editorial

Buffalo Bills CEO Russ Brandon called it a “monumental day.” Gov. More...

Spindle items

THE MAYANS WERE WRONG? — Well, the world didn’t end on Dec. 21, in case you were one of the many out there who had anticipated some cataclysmic event. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 29, 1887   On Monday last, Mr. Oliver Fisher and Miss Minnie Rosso resolved to no longer tread life’s journey alone, but together face life in [the] future as husband and wife. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The political patronage job hiring in this town has to stop. It’s not fair to town residents who are unemployed and who are passed over time and time again for those who have had town connections. More...

Obituaries

Beulah Y. Hennrich, farmer, gardener

Beulah Y. Hennrich, 92, of Pasadena, Md., formerly of Clarence, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.  Mrs. Hennrich was born in Parnell, Iowa, and graduated from Parker High School.  She spent most of her life in Western New York. Mrs. More...

Mary Sullivan Koehler, communicant, avid entertainer

Mary Sullivan Koehler, 94, of Shelburne, Vt., formerly of Williamsville and Snyder, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.  Mrs. Koehler was born in Lockport and graduated from Bennett High School. More...

Death Notices

MAGGIO, Giuseppe, of Clarence, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. Mr. Maggio is survived by his wife, Giovanna (nee Ingrao); two sons, Agostino and Peter; one daughter, Maria Callanan; four grandchildren; and two sisters. More...

Sports

Clarence dominates championship scene

Year in review

It was the year of the champion for Clarence.  More...

Boys bowling opens league schedule with three consecutive shutouts

Clarence’s boys bowling team (4-2) started its ECIC North Large School season with 7-0 victories over Williamsville East on Dec. 13, Amherst on Dec. More...

Rival Alden ends rifle team’s four-match winning streak

Perennial state champion contender Alden spoiled Clarence’s bid for an undefeated season on the rifle range Dec. 20 when it knocked off the Red Devils, 1,350-1,302.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

‘Gift of Warmth’ returns to Brothers of Mercy   More...

Business

Exemptions approved by IDA for Towne expansion

The Clarence Industrial Development Agency approved a package of tax breaks for Towne Mini on Dec. More...

First Niagara supports mentors

First Niagara has announced that it has selected 10 Western New York organizations to receive a total of $200,000 in grants as part of the bank’s sixth annual Mentoring Matters program.  More...

Taste of Buffalo now accepting applications

Preparations for the Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, has begun. More...

Organ recipient, advocate to participate in Rose Parade

Amy Nash knew how lucky she was when she received a kidney transplant at 23 years old.  Fresh out of college, the Clarence resident hadn’t expected a health issue to arise at such a young age. More...

Kittinger to convert former skating rink

Kittinger Furniture has received unanimous approval for relocating its manufacturing facilities from the Tri-Main building in Buffalo to a defunct roller rink behind the Eastern Hills Mall.  More...

Local News

New Buffalo Bills lease makes way for new stadium

Call it a “bridge deal” or a stopgap, but the new lease between the Buffalo Bills and Erie County for Ralph Wilson Stadium seems to be a stepping stone toward the ultimate goal of building a new facility.  (See editorial on page four More...

Fire closes restaurant through holidays

A second floor fire at the Valley Bar & Grill, 10651 Main St., during the early evening hours of Dec. 15 has put the Clarence restaurant out of commission for the next few weeks.  Owner Jason Krull explained how the fire happened.  More...

Powering up in Haiti

The men, women, and children at Grace School on the tiny island of Isle a Vache in Haiti received an early Christmas present thanks to a team of missionaries from Western New York.  Earlier this month, solar panels were installed on the school&r More...

Police Blotter

Sister claims brother stealing from her room

Saturday, Dec. 15  A resident of Goodrich Road reported a suspicious vehicle which was occupied by two males. The men were members of a local snowmobile club. They were putting up markers on the snowmobile trail.  More...

Best of the Blotter

Excerpts from police calls are a regular feature in all nine Bee Group newspapers. Some of the more unusual reports from 2012 are reprinted here. Each is an actual listing from a local town or village police blotter. More...

Education

District students and faculty get into the holiday spirit

The holiday season has arrived, and it provides a perfect time to pause and count our blessings. More...

On the Campus

The following Clarence students were recently named to the Rochester Institute of Technology Dean’s List for Fall 2012: Avery Becker, Steven Boyar, Edward Dinki, Mark Eberhard, Nicholas Ferry, William Fritzinger, Lincoln Glauser, Robin Green, K More...

Lifestyles

Finance and fitness

How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

Making a New Year’s resolution is a simple task for most. All one has to do is pick a goal and perhaps write it down. The difficult part is achieving it. More...

Grief Recovery Support Group

“Your Journey From Mourning to Joy” will begin meetings starting at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at Clarence Center United Methodist Church, 9750 Clarence center Road. If you have lost someone recently, they want to help. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

Entertainment

HOLIDAY

thurs. 27   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 27  The Littlest Snow Monster Puppet Show — A charming tale of friendship and creativity about the smallest of the snow monsters, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Special Events

ongoing  now-Dec. 30   More...


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