Weekly Feature



March 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Pending aid could help save school programs

Bee Editorial

A s we painfully discovered on Monday night, the budget forecast hasn’t gotten any better for Clarence schools since last month’s workshop outlining an impending 9.8 percent tax levy increase. More...

Spindle items

• INTERACTING — I love soup, and I love politics. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 15, 1888   Professor Parks is happy. It’s a girl.  Quite a number of Clarence farmers will go into the milk business this spring.  Mr. S.H. Hershey of Clarence Center has moved into Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Egg throwing kids create ongoing nuisance

Saturday, March 2  • Several people were reportedly fighting in the parking lot of a Transit Road bar. The subject central to the fight had left the scene prior to the arrival of patrol.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.What right does the airport have for making noise any time it wants, just because it’s not on the ground?  More...

Education

Clarence Center students win Sabres reading competition

Clarence Center Elementary students in Sharon Szeglowski’s third-grade class have participated in the Buffalo Sabres/Perry’s Ice Cream reading competition “Shoot! Score! More...

GIVING BACK

— Sheridan Hill Elementary students Jack Guerinot and Sophia Vukas donate one of the many boxes of food that were collected during the past week through the school’s “Food for the N More...

Harris Hill PTO garage sale returns this spring

The Harris Hill Elementary Parent Teacher Organization is gearing up for its 24th annual Community Garage Sale, to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19. More...

Sports

Ninth annual Bowman Cup on tap

The Scotty Bowman Showcase — a series of three all-star hockey games between players from Buffalo and their rivals from Rochester — will take center stage at the First Niagara Center, for the ninth consecutive year, on Monday, April 15.&n More...

Sabres Alumni to guide youth hockey clinics

Members of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni will conduct eight separate hockey clinic sessions for children playing at the Instructional, Mite, Squirt, Peewee and Girls 14-and-Under levels on Tuesday, April 2, at the First Niagara Center.  The goal of More...

(WEST) POINT THE WAY

— Clarence senior Claire Willis, front row middle, recently signed her national letter of intent to continue both her academic and athletic careers collegiately, starting next fall, at the Unit More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

The Clarence Contemporary Club will be meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Sonoma Grill, 5010 Main St., Snyder. Joanne Kreher from Kreher’s Egg Farm will be the guest speaker at the event. More...

Business

Insurance agent takes expertise to Texas and back

We all have insurance for different purposes — our homes, our cars, our lives. In most cases, we don’t even think twice about the services being provided because we just want the lowest price.  More...

Full steam ahead after 2013 kickoff at awards

There is no better way to kick off 2013 than with a spectacular annual awards dinner. We want to thank our sponsors, attendees and most of all our 2013 award recipients and Clarence service groups. More...

Events

Trocaire College sets two locations for open house   More...

Founder’s Day celebration honors Humbert

The Clarence Historical Society held its 2013 Founder’s Day celebration at the grave site of former town supervisor, Clarence businessman and Civil War veteran Jacob Humbert in Clarence Fillmore Cemetery on Saturday morning.  More...

New subdivision approved despite concerns

The town’s need to address the growing demand for sewer line access played directly into the Planning Board’s debate concerning a development project at its meeting on March 6.  A new sewer district was requested by representatives o More...

Local News

Arrest of Buffalo man follows investigation of narcotics sales

Deputies from the Narcotics Unit of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Amherst Police Narcotics Unit, arrested a Buffalo man on Thursday in the Town of Clarence following an investigation into narcotics sales in both Clarence and More...

Hartzell aims to increase access to office with soup

When Clarence issued a townwide survey at the end of January to solicit feedback from residents, there were a few recurring responses.  Many folks love the Greenspace initiative. They also think that the schools in town are phenomenal. More...

Lions announce Day in the Park

The Clarence Lions’ Day in the Park has been scheduled for Saturday, June 29, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St.  The Lions have taken over management of the event again this year, partnering with many other community organizations. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dogs shouldn’t ‘go’ in cemetery

When visiting my wife’s grave, I have noticed a number of people walking their dogs at the Clarence Fillmore Cemetery on Ransom Road. More...

Graves not meant as fire hydrants

Bravo to the dog lovers who visit the gravesides with their pooches at the Clarence Fillmore Cemetery on Ransom Road. More...

Toll barrier concern not about Clarence

In Amherst Councilman Richard “Jay” Anderson’s plea to Clarence residents to help him move the toll barrier out of his town, he states his concern for Clarence residents’ time and money as the reason he wants to move the Willi More...

Obituaries

Iola Lois Sugg, homemaker

Iola Lois Sugg (nee Cooper), 86, of Akron, formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.  Although she grew up in the Depression era, Mrs. More...

H. Lee Sweitzer, former meat shop owner

H. Lee Sweitzer, 85, of Akron, formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

SCHRADER, Joan (nee Lexer), of Akron, formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, March 3, 2013. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

A century of service

“Service above self”

That is the motto that Rotarians the world over have been living by for more than 100 years, and the sentiment has not been lost on Western New Yorkers.  More...

Girl Scouts collecting on behalf of pantry

Girl Scout Troop 30976 will be delivering plastic collection bags to Clarence homes the weekend of March 16 to support the Clarence Food Pantry. 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...


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