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March 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

World Down Syndrome Day celebrates the plus side

Bee Editorial

Tomorrow is World Down Syndrome Day, a day to celebrate those with three copies of chromosome 21, exclusive to people with Down syndrome. More...

Spindle items

• MAJOR MOMENTS — Not many things can make the staff of a newsroom freeze in their tracks.  But when word began to spread last Wednesday that a new pope had been selected, many of us at The Bee experienced one of those moments.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 22, 1888   Mr. J.F. Humbert, supervisor of Clarence, will be at Clarence Center on Saturday, March 31, for the purpose of paying teachers.  Ask your grocer for Tulip soap.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s after 1 a.m., and the planes are still flying. Can’t somebody control this airport? More...

Obituaries

Rev. Edward H. Schroeder, pastor, St. Augustine Church

The Rev. Edward H. Schroeder, 82, of Clarence, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Rev. Schroeder was born in Buffalo and graduated from Diocesan Preparatory Seminary. More...

Death Notice

SCHWARTZ, Rose R. (nee Hubertus), of Clarence, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Mrs. Schwartz is survived by one son, Thomas L.; one daughter, Carolyn M. Robbins; seven grandchildren; seven brothers; and one sister. More...

Lifestyles

Resident shines spotlight on MS Awareness Week

From March 10 to 16, the nation observed Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, but for Nicole Burroughs of Amherst, educating people about the disease is a year-round effort. More...

Curves hosting Zumba fundraiser

Curves for Women, at 9135 Sheridan Drive, will host a Zumba fundraiser for the Clarence Community Food Pantry at 6 p.m. Friday, March 22. The hourlong dance class is open to both men and women of all ages. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, April 8, 15 and 29. Registration begins April 1 and a caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Business

Summer events being planned in the Hollow

I guess it pays to let everyone know that I consider Clarence Hollow the “forgotten child” of Clarence. More...

West Shore Railroad returns to Main Street

Drivers heading west on Route 5 are going to be slowing down a lot more when they approach the Clarence Bowling Academy. You would, too, if you saw a locomotive steamroll toward the road.  More...

Budzinski named regional VP of cable ad firm

Clarence resident Dan Budzinski has been promoted to regional vice president of Viamedia, a Kentucky-based advertising company.  Budzinski previously served as area vice president and now assumes leadership of the Northeast and North Central re More...

Family, consumer science program on chopping block

Clarence schools

Advocates for the endangered family and consumer science department came to the Clarence Board of Education meeting on Monday night to beg for support of their program, asking trustees to re-evaluate any options that might salvage it from elimination More...

An artist with something extra

Teen’s artwork published in national Down syndrome book

Patrick Zolnowski has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46. When he was born, his parents, Jennifer and David, were told he would never be able to lead a “normal” life. More...

Local News

Dalai Lama inspires life of service, travel

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Few people have had the honor of a private, one-on-one audience with the Dalai Lama. Clarence resident Bob Poczik has had two of them.  “He’s a very easy, charming man,” Poczik said. More...

Same theology, different style: Bishop Malone reflects on Pope Francis

A “happy mystery” is how Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone describes the recent election of Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aires.  More...

“SOUPER” IDEA

— Dave Hartzell serves Clarence resident Rose Sicker during the first installment of “Soup with the Supervisor” on Monday evening at Clarence Town Hall. More...

Letters to the Editor

Community made award possible

I would like to thank the Clarence Chamber of Commerce for honoring me with its 2013 Citizen of the Year Award and congratulate Richard Milewicz, the Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union and Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Not all pet owners are disrespectful

As a dog-walker in the Clarence Fillmore Cemetery, I need to defend myself to the writer who commented on us leaving dog droppings on grave sites, etc. ... I am one who respects and picks up after oneself. I apologize for those who don’t.  More...

Award reflects town’s character

Clarence honored some of its best at the Chamber Awards Dinner, and it was a packed house, but that should come as no surprise to those who live in Clarence. More...

Sports

Top seniors to clash in boys hoops tripleheader

Bobby Florio to play for ECIC All-Stars in Mastrodicasa Memorial

The area’s top senior boys basketball players will cap off their high school careers by participating in the 16th annual Butler Mitchell Alumni Association Silver Hoops Classic.  More...

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...

All-Bee Team named; process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Announcements

TASTE OF BUFFALO ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS — In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo, presented by TOPS, is now ac More...


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