Weekly Feature



January 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Homemade ice rinks keep winter fun

Ice rinks and Western New York are synonymous. From municipal town facilities like the ones in Tonawanda and Amherst, to major league venues such as the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, it just isn’t winter without a place to lace up. More...

Editorials

Complete survey to make your voice heard by town

Bee Editorial

A s you are probably aware by now, having unfolded your copy of The Clarence Bee, there is a copy included in this week’s issue of the townwide survey that was announced by Supervisor Dave Hartzell at the Town Board meeting on Jan. More...

Spindle items

THANK YOU — A special thanks goes out to the Clarence Lions this week for inviting me to participate as a guest judge at the Chili-Chowder Cook-off on Sunday during Winterfest.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 2, 1888   The Pink Tea, given under the auspices of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union in spite of the cold and stormy weather, was well attended and a good time was had.  More...

Police Blotter

Neighbor advised to keep dog off others’ property

Saturday, Jan. 19  Deputies responded to a burglar alarm at a Main Street business. The building was checked, and there did not appear to be a problem.  More...

Obituaries

Valence J. Quenneville, retired union carpenter Local 280

Valence J. Quenneville, 81, of Clarence, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.  A native of Brownville, N.Y., he graduated in 1950 from Voorheesville High School and went on to attend Syracuse University.  More...

Daniel M. Heimann, farmer

Daniel M. Heimann, of Clarence, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

FRIEL, Edwin J., of Clarence, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and retired from Amherst schools. Mr. Friel is survived by his wife, B. More...

Lifestyles

Clarence Winterfest

A VERY CHILI DAY — Adam Zakrzewski, left, receives a sample of chili from Girl Scout Troop 732 leader Laura Wind, Maggie McAvoy and Nora Slonim in the large pavilion during the Clarence Lions C More...

Super Bowl veteran reflects on past, looks to future

Jim Kelly led the Buffalo Bills during the most successful years in franchise history. More...

CCV hosting 2nd Annual “Open Your Heart” event

Clarence Citizens for Veterans is hosting its 2nd Annual “Open Your Heart” wine, cheese and chocolate tasting from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. More...

Business

Hartzell pleased with state of the town

Town Supervisor Dave Hartzell praised his Town Board cohorts as well as the Clarence Chamber of Commerce for what he considered a very successful 2012 during the Chamber-sponsored State of the Town address Thursday afternoon at Orazio’s restaur More...

Decorators’ Show House offers Sneak Peek event

The Junior League of Buffalo is inviting people to have a “before” look at the Decorators’ Show House 2013, the Knox Summer Estate at Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. More...

Castellani Andriaccio Guitar Studio teaches students of all ages

Founded by the internationally acclaimed Castellani Andriaccio Guitar Duo, the Castellani Andriaccio Guitar Studio specializes in teaching classical guitar to children ages 4 through adult with both the Suzuki and traditional methods.  More...

Schools face $6.4 million budget gap for 2013-14

A $6.4 million budget gap is projected for next year in the Clarence School District, according to a preliminary spending plan outlined by Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks during a Monday night work session. More...

Colleagues, friends remember former Supervisor Hallock

Former Town Supervisor Kathleen Hallock died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, succumbing to cancer at the age of 69.  News of Mrs. More...

Local News

Rath seeking nominations for Citizen of the Month

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath is seeking nominations for the Legislature’s Citizen of the Month Award, recognizing outstanding members of the community. More...

FIREMATIC INSTALLATION

— Firematic officers were installed at the Clarence Fire Company’s annual installation dinner on Jan. 19. More...

ADMINISTRATIVE INSTALLATION

— Administrative officers were installed during the Clarence Fire Company’s annual installation dinner on Jan. 19. More...

Letters to the Editor

State wage increase will hurt businesses

So, Gov. Cuomo wants to raise the minimum wages for employees — who are mostly high school and college students — by 20 percent.  That’s very nice for them, but now we all have to pay for it. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to thank Gerry Schuler, who is the animal control officer for the town. Last week, he noticed a suspicious vehicle in the driveway of a home of a friend who recently died. More...

Education

Honor roll

The following Clarence residents were named Presidential Scholars at Clarkson University of the fall 2012 semester: Daniel Maxwell Barron, Paul L. Kreppel, Rocky J. More...

Sports

Calendar

Wednesday, January 30Wrestling:  Jamestown, 6:30 p.m.Rifle:  Kenmore, 4:30 p.m. More...

Scoreboard

Boys basketball:  lost to Jamestown 64-51 Girls basketball:  def. Frontier 43-31 Hockey:  def. Lancaster 6-1, lost to Canisius 1-0 Wrestling:  def. Sweet Home 69-6, def. More...

Hockey team knocks off league leader

Clarence’s hockey team picked up two important points Thursday in the race for the best possible playoff seed, as the Red Devils easily knocked off league-leading Lancaster, 6-1, to stay within three points of first place in the Large School Di More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

CCV hosting 2nd Annual “Open Your Heart” event More...


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