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May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SMART Boards enriching learning, helping teachers

SMART Boards — an interactive platform that allows for the integration of computer technology in lieu of traditional blackboards — were installed in most of the classrooms at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School in Clarence last yea More...

Editorials

Nativity a leader in fundraising for technology

Bee Editorial

A s we have seen recently in Clarence in light of a proposed 9.8 percent tax levy increase, funding for education these days is an incredible endeavor that creates major challenges for the men and women in charge of figuring out how to finance it. More...

Spindle items

• CREATIVITY — The TV show “Project Runway” is a favorite program in our household, and if we’re not home on Thursday nights to watch it live, we always gather at a later point to play it on of the DVR.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 3, 1888   The primary department of the Clarence Center school, under the charge of Miss Malvina Wittlinger, closed on Friday last. Mr. F. Fisher is taking charge of the entire school at the end of the term.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is one issue that I think that employers should consider acting on in the immediate future. Health care costs have skyrocketed, and I think this should be reviewed and the present policy amended. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

LESINSKI, Mary Ann (nee Schroeder), of Clarence, died Monday, April 22, 2013. Mrs. More...

Sports

Softball team shakes off year’s first loss to win Depew tourney

The bad news for Clarence’s softball team is that the prospect of an undefeated season ended Friday after an 8-0 start to the 2013 campaign. More...

Early efforts lead boys lacrosse to pair of wins

Quick starts meant all the success in the world to Clarence’s boys lacrosse in its two most recent victories, which included a 14-6 conquest over traditional Rochester power Rush Henrietta on April 20.  More...

Lady Red Devils lax posts three-game win streak

Clarence’s girls lacrosse team knocked off Niagara Wheatfield in front of a crowd of nearly 150 spectators Saturday at Niagara University, 9-5, to close out what was a three-win week for the Lady Red Devils.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Women’s Club to discuss wellness More...

Day of Caring

Clarence High School students Tess Luzi, left, and her twin, Jenna, along with kindergartner Samantha Kramer, 5, help spruce up the natural habitat area during the Day of Caring event at Clarence Cen More...

Greenprint addition alludes to extension of bike path

The Town of Clarence added a large parcel to its Greenprint program at the Town Board meeting on April 24 after a presentation by the Western New York Land Conservancy, and it stands to become a major player for connecting portions of the town’ More...

‘Chicago’ takes home top prize at Kenny Awards

Clarence High School’s musical production of “Chicago” in March earned the school top honors during this year’s Kenny Awards, held April 20 at Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.  More...

Local News

Officer strives to help animals, people

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For 15 years, Jerry Schuler has endeavored to help both the animals and the people of Clarence in his post as animal control officer.  The Paul Smith’s College graduate was working as an arborist prior to applying for the position, and he More...

LUCK OF THE DRAW

— Laurie Maniccia and her daughter, Samantha, of Clarence, place a ticket in one of the 229 baskets during the the annual basket raffle held at the Clarence Senior Center on Saturday. More...

Corwin invites constituents to phone in

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin will hold a telephone town hall discussion at 6:30 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Compare tax rates before voting ‘no’

Clarence taxpayers must pass the 9.8 percent budget for 2013-14 by a 60 percent supermajority.  Examine Clarence school tax rates during the past 12 years. Compare the top-ranked Clarence schools to what any other district offers. More...

Not passing budget will cut to the bone

Compare Clarence school tax rates to every other Erie County school district. Clarence residents pay far less compared to every other school district.  More...

Opportunities must continue in schools

Last week, the Clarence High School Chorale alumni were invited to sing in a memorial concert for Mr. Robert Vehar, a well-loved vocal music teacher. More...

Education

Clarence fashion student makes final cut at Runway 6.0

Runway 6.0 — a fashion show developed by the fashion and textile technology department at Buffalo State College — has grown into one of the premiere designer events in the Buffalo Niagara region since its inception in 2009, bringing in in More...

Correction

Clarence Board of Education candidate Beth Bivona’s name was incorrectly spelled in the April 24 issue.   More...

Lifestyles

Farming... Local notions give agriculture new life

That’s how Patrick Spoth, who runs Kelkenberg Farm in Clarence Center with his wife, Charlene, feels about the industry, and that is evidenced by the 36,000 farms in the state.  More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, May 6, 13 and 20. A caregiver must remain with the child during the program.  More...

Youth Bureau presents information series

Each week, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. This week’s topic is new laws for young drivers:  More...

Business

Nonprofit group offers relief for caregivers

Anita Conron, Jody Dowdall and Nora Snyder all personally experienced the sacrifices one has to make as a long-term caregiver. More...

Wednesdays are Wellness Days at Schofield

The Schofield Adult Wellness Center has scheduled a variety of health and wellness seminars this spring. These free programs are open to the public, so those interested should call 995-3851 to make a reservation. More...

Community invited to dementia sensitivity training seminar

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility and the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY will host a free dementia sensitivity training seminar for caregivers from 3 to 4 p.m. More...


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