Weekly Feature



January 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Board members, officers installed at Senior Center

The Clarence Senior Center has installed its board of directors for 2013, and new this year to the executive committee is Violet Oldenski, a two-year member of the board and 10-year member of the Senior Center.  More...

Editorials

Kingdom Hall can become asset to neighborhood

Bee Editorial

Jehovah’s Witnesses have introduced plans to construct a 4,000-square-foot Kingdom Hall in an area zoned for single-family residential use at the intersection of Shimerville and Roll roads.  More...

Spindle items

TONGUE TIED — Last week, I was invited by the wonderful folks at Clarence Rotary to be a guest speaker at their weekly luncheon. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. More...

Police Blotter

Man gets stomachache from lemon extract

Saturday, Jan. 5  Deputies responded to a hair salon on Transit Road on the report of a stolen wallet. A female stated that she left her wallet with her coat and returned to find that it had been taken.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I have to agree with the retired teacher who mentioned the security issues at the schools. I have also noticed there is no real security at the schools, and that nothing has been improved since recent events. More...

Education

BANDED TOGETHER

— Clarinet players Alexis MacDonald, left, and Gina Fieramusca perform with the Clarence Center Band conducted by Andrew Bodemer during the Clarence Center Elementary Winter Concert held at Cla More...

Sports

Record pole vault leads to berth at indoor track states; wrestlers win Lockport tourney; rifle squad improves

Roundup

Boys indoor track team pole vaulter Ryan Zielan broke the school’s record for the third time this season — this time by half a foot when he cleared 13 feet to qualify for states — to highlight Clarence’s appearance Saturday at More...

Youth baseball, softball registration options set

The Town of Clarence Baseball Association, as well as the Clarence Girls Softball League, will be preparing for their respective 2013 seasons in the near future by holding registration for the spring/summer sessions.  More...

Drescher, Haugeto hat tricks lead to pair of hockey wins

Clarence’s hockey team picked up a pair of wins last week — though they came in vastly different ways.  The Red Devils opened play Jan. 7 with a 3-2 win over Frontier. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s of Swormville hosting open house   More...

Kingdom Hall moves forward amid neighbors’ concerns

Shimerville and Roll roads

A proposed 4,000-square-foot Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall at the northeast corner of Shimerville and Roll roads received pre-concept approval during the town’s Planning Board meeting on Jan. More...

Security measures re-evaluated; ‘incident drill’ planned

Re-examining security precautions at district schools in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary last month was at the forefront of the agenda at the Clarence Central Board of Education meeting on Monday night.  More...

Local News

Director maintains library’s presence

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

As director of the Clarence Public Library, Monica Mooney doesn’t just manage books.  She handles the staffing and programming and makes sure the library is up-to-date with current technology.  More...

Chili-Chowder Cook-off still looking for contestants

Winterfest is approaching, and the Clarence Lions Club will again host its Chili and Chowder Cook-off from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, in the large pavilion at Town Park, 10405 Main St.  More...

News Brief

The Town of Clarence Highway Department reminds all snowplow drivers that plowing snow onto the road is both dangerous and illegal.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Community comes through yet again

The Brothers of Mercy community has participated in M&T Bank’s “Gift of Warmth” program for many years.  This friendly competition challenges senior care facilities to collect unused hats, mittens, scarves and gloves. More...

Intention is to leave town in better shape

It’s been just over a year since I took office, and I wanted to take the time, publicly, to thank the Town Board; my deputy supervisor, Kathy Hallock; and all the employees of the Town of Clarence for their hard work during 2012.  More...

Caring community deserves thanks

On Dec. More...

Obituaries

Stephen R. Bucki, past Harris Hill fire chief

Stephen R. Bucki, of Williamsville, died Sunday, Jan. More...

Brian David Berkman, avid reader, Kenmore Rotary member

Brian David Berkman, 63, of East Amherst, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.  Born in New York City, Mr. More...

Death Notices

DRAVES, Judith Lee (nee Foster), of Clarence, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Mrs. Draves is survived by two sons, Richard C. Jr. and Thomas M.; two daughters, Brenda L. Chatt and Denise A. Schnier; their father, Richard C. More...

Lifestyles

The fight for civil rights goes on

Martin Luther King Jr. More...

High school club selling certificates

Clarence High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club is selling certificates for a three-course dinner for two at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens for $50, a $66 value. More...

Let’s keep Christmas in our lives, year-round

Friends, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Are you still celebrating? Did you make resolutions? You are several days in and have already broken them? More...

Business

Turning recession woes into successful family business

When the economy started to collapse around them in 2008, Jamie and Scott Winger could have collapsed right with it. Instead, they chose to be strong for themselves and their daughter, taking quite the leap of faith.  More...

Brothers recognizes 2012 Employees of Month

During 2012, one employee was honored monthly at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clarence for their exemplary service to the senior health care facility’s residents, family members and employees.  The following m More...

Hollow Association looking ahead to 2013 projects

I t’s a new year, and there will hopefully be some new activities sponsored by the Clarence Hollow Association.  However, some of our efforts will continue. One of them is the purchasing of new holiday lights. More...


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