Weekly Feature



March 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Smoking ventilation system closes Walmart

Customers and employees were quickly ushered out of the Walmart on Transit Road in Clarence on Sunday morning after smoke began billowing from the store’s ventilation system.  “There was a small fire in the front end,” said Wal More...

Editorials

Deer abatement program keeping residents safe

Bee Editorial

During the past few months, we have received numerous phone calls on our Bee Heard line regarding the town’s deer abatement program.  Most of the calls have been against the town’s policy of paying hunters on a per diem basis for con More...

Spindle items

• CONGRATULATIONS — Congratulations to all of the winners from last week’s Clarence Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 8, 1888   The town meeting in Clarence resulted in the election of the entire Republican ticket with majorities ranging from 36 for highway commissioner to 254 for justice of the peace.  More...

Police Blotter

Man throws doughnut after credit card declined

Saturday, Feb. 23  • A suspicious vehicle was reported parked in the lot at Citizens Bank on Transit Road. The vehicle belonged to the people who were cleaning the building.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I understand that Clarence School Districtisgoingtoproposea9percent tax increase to residents this year. More...

Education

Clarence High class of ’62 reunites down South

When the Clarence High School class of 1962 gathered for its 50th reunion last fall, members reminisced on their days in school and filled in classmates on what they had been doing since graduation. More...

Collins looking for art students’ work

High school students across the country will have an opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., this summer and see their artwork displayed on Capitol Hill, but only one will come from New York’s 27th Congressional District.  More...

Workshop available for prospective school board candidates

The Erie County Association of School Boards will present a workshop for prospective school board candidates from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Erie 1 Board of Cooperative Educational Services, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca. More...

Lifestyles

Receiving lessons in financial literacy, free of charge

Since 1969, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has been helping lower-income individuals prepare and file their taxes free of charge. This year, a new program aims to help people get financially literate, also at no cost.  More...

Boy Scouts hosting annual pasta dinner

Boy Scouts Troop 27 will be holding its annual pasta dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 at Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. There will be a free offering available for those who choose to make a donation for the meal.   More...

Youth Bureau

Speaker Series to feature Ray, McManigle  More...

Business

Buffalo Joe’s finds perfect spot in Clarence

Joe Bald has been involved in the food business for more than two decades.  Working in various culinary venues throughout the community — including The Buffalo Club on Delaware Avenue and the Buffalo Yacht Club on the West Side — he More...

Roundtable to highlight students involved in business

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host another installment of its Business Roundtable series from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. More...

AWARD RECIPIENTS

— The Clarence Chamber of Commerce recognized its 2013 honorees at the annual awards dinner held Thursday at Samuel’s Grande Manor. More...

Corwin issues plea to Cuomo for additional aid to schools

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week regarding her concern on how the state’s Gap Elimination Adjustment will affect Clarence and other school districts’ budgets for the upcoming academic year.  More...

New sewer district sought by Spaulding Lake

The proposed formation of a new sewer district in Spaulding Lake was introduced before the Town Board at its meeting on Feb. More...

Local News

CHS student swims way to West Point

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Claire Willis has always enjoyed being part of a team, and as captain of this year’s state championship girls relay squad for Clarence High School, she has made the most of her chances to prove herself as a consummate teammate.  More...

Political brief

Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard will host an event from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Ironworkers Local Union 6, 196 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca. Irish dancers will perform, and food will be available. The cost to attend is $25. More...

Driver strikes utility pole, cutting power to residents

A Depew man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated on Thursday night after he failed to maneuver around a vehicle making a left-hand turn in front of him and his pickup struck a utility pole on Goodrich Road.  The pickup, driven More...

Letters to the Editor

Toll barrier move still necessary

It is not often that a sitting Amherst Town Board member writes to the residents of Clarence. More...

School tax increase can’t be supported

After reading both the article and Clarence School Superintendent Hicks’ remarks on the proposed school budget and an increase of 9.8 percent in taxes, I have some questions.   Mr. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn W. Waltman, Ledgeview librarian

Marilyn W. “Lynn” Waltman (nee  Walker), formerly of Clarence, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.  While growing up, Mrs. More...

Death Notices

GORSKI, Sally (nee Chmiel), of Clarence, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. She was employed by Remington Rand and Pierce & Stevens for many years. Mrs. More...

Sports

Boys hoops’ playoff run ends in AA semis

Jamestown’s boys basketball team once again proved to be the bane of Clarence’s existence Thursday, as the Red Raiders ended the Red Devils’ season in the Section VI Class AA semifinals at Buffalo State College, 73-61.  More...

Saenger leads girls’ contingent at indoor track meet; Moore posts top-10 efforts in three rifle events

State championships

Marissa Saenger placed third in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:03.2 to highlight Clarence’s efforts at the indoor track state championships, held Saturday at Cornell University.  More...

Section VI seeking officials

Section VI is currently seeking individuals who would like to become certified sports officials and then officiate athletic contests for the league’s member schools throughout Western New York.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Rotary ‘Lobsterfest’ tickets on sale now   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 7   More...

Special Events

thurs. 7  SEAsonings — The Original Taste of Niagara — This event is all about tasting and enjoying good food from area restaurants and fine wines, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St.; $. More...

Auditions

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