Weekly Feature



January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Small gestures sometimes can lead to something big

Bee Editorial

Making a difference in the lives of others doesn’t always begin with large corporations or wealthy individuals. It often can start with something small like a Facebook post or a phone call.  More...

Spindle items

SOUPFEST  — The soup is almost on.  The third annual Buffalo Soupfest will take place this Sunday at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road in Depew, and two Clarence restaurants will be vying for awards, including the coveted “Be More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 5, 1888   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a newly-retired teacher from Clarence High School, I watched for years a very poor smoke-and-mirrors security system being bypassed daily by students. More...

Education

On the campus

Derek Maier of Clarence was recently named to the Canisius College dean’s list for fall 2012. Maier is a sophomore majoring in business and psychology.   More...

Lifestyles

Artsy ice carves out frozen fun

Shaved, cubed, creamed. Ice comes in an array of shapes, sizes and variants. But for Paul Strada, ice serves as a canvas. More...

Historical Society invites you to be part of history

The Clarence historical Society will be hosting an event to explore the making of “Images of Clarence” by Doug Kohler and Julianna Woite at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the Town Park Clubhouse.  For more information, call 759-8575. 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...

Business

Kittinger seeks tax breaks with Clarence IDA

Kittinger Furniture has filed for tax incentives with the Clarence Industrial Development Agency just days after receiving a unanimous stamp of approval from the Clarence Town Board to relocate its manufacturing facility from the Tri-Main Center in B More...

Matching grants to upgrade WanderGuard system at Brothers

The Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clarence has been awarded two grants to fund an upgrade of the senior care facility’s WanderGuard system, an electronic monitoring system used to ensure the safety of at-risk residents. More...

Chamber Events

Business Round Table — Sean Macaluso of The Mac Group Inc. will be presenting during the roundtable that runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7 at the Clarence Library, 3 Town Place. Refreshments will be served. More...

Social media rallies community to find stray dog

Dog rescues exist to offer an animal in need a second chance at a good life. More...

Grassroots gift drive brings Christmas to storm victims

When Hurricane Sandy came barreling down on the Eastern Seaboard in October, it took many of the homes, belongings and livelihoods of residents left in its wake.  Christmas would become an afterthought this year as finding food and shelter were More...

Local News

Clarence/Newstead members pay respects to Webster firefighters

Members of the Clarence/Newstead Fire Chiefs Association traveled to Webster, N.Y., on Saturday to honor their fallen brothers, Michael Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka of the West Webster Fire Department.  Both men were ambushed by a gunman afte More...

Four Walmart employees charged in shoplifting scheme

Two people have been charged with grand larceny and two others with petit larceny after an investigation into a shoplifting ring at the Walmart Supercenter on Transit Road.  New York State Police troopers based out of Clarence made the arrests o More...

Poloncarz encourages residents to take advantage of parks

That fresh layer of snow on the ground shouldn’t go to waste, and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is encouraging residents to take advantage of it at parks throughout the county.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Incentive not needed for Towne to stay put

I agree with Supervisor David Hartzell regarding the $5.4 million given to Rich Foods for the creation of 19 new jobs. We have seen far too many special handouts given to select companies. More...

Many aid gift drive for Sandy victims

We would like to thank the community for making the Hurricane Sandy Community Holiday Gift Drive a huge success. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

REDCAY, Martin R., of Clarence, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Mr. Redcay is survived by his wife, Barbara (nee Staffeld); one daughter, Christine Scott; and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Tina Scott. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil cagers end OP Tourney drought

Sydney Cerza’s theft of Hamburg’s inbound pass with nine seconds to play in regulation ended Clarence’s girls basketball team’s nearly decade-long title drought in the annual Orchard Park Holiday Tournament, as Clarence escape More...

Free throw success in overtime helps boys hoops team win own tournament

Clarence’s boys basketball team shook off a scoreless third quarter to send Friday’s championship game of its own Boosters Club Holiday Tournament to overtime, where the Red Devils took care of business to defeat Fredonia, 55-45, and clai More...

Wrestlers place second at Spencerport tourney

Clarence’s wrestling team took on some of the best competition around Thursday and Friday when it competed in the annual Spencerport Tournament, placing second in the team standings behind Albany-area’s Shenendehowa, the state’s top More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 3   More...

Art

ongoing  now-Jan. 3, 2013  The Limits of Stability — On display now through Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Buffalo Arts Studio, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 833-4450, www.buf faloartsstudio.org   More...

Comedy

thurs. 3 - sat. 5   More...


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