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August 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Enrichment fund prepares donation to restore fall sports

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation will provide a gift of nearly $39,000 to the Clarence Central Schools Board of Education for the reinstatement of five middle and high school fall sports programs. More...

Editorials

‘Master’ plans need input from community

Bee Editorial

The Town of Clarence’s Master Plan 2015 was initially adopted 12 years ago this month and updated once in 2007.  The document helped guide the town following an unprecedented period of growth during the ’90s, and to its credit, it ha More...

Spindle items

• BATTLE OF THE BOOKS — Last year when I was a reporter for Bee Group Newspapers, I had the opportunity to write a story on the Erie County Public Library’s annual Battle of the Books competition.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 9, 1888   Mr. Thomas Anderson of Clarence Center wishes to inform readers of The Bee that he possesses a fine variety of ducks, which he wishes to dispose of. Anyone wishing to invest should give him a call.  More...

Police Blotter

Dry cleaning bandit leaves woman de-‘pressed’

Saturday, July 27 • A 59-year-old woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Clarence Town Court following a traffic accident in the Town of Amherst. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The school budget crisis is ongoing and has not gone away. This issue has proven to be very controversial, as well as divisive, and affects every taxpayer in our town. Hope is not a strategy. More...

Sports

Smigiera sets records in South victory

All-Star Football Classic

The 38th Kensington Lions Club/ADPRO All-Star High School Football Classic featured many big plays from recent graduates, but quarterback Andy Smigiera made the most impact. More...

South defense posts second-half shutout

It is often said in football that defense wins championships. More...

Mizuno Braves to hold tryouts

The Mizuno Braves 14U travel baseball team will be holding tryouts for the 2014 summer baseball season from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 and Monday, Aug. 26, at Centennial Park, 1300 Union Road in West Seneca. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

HEART Inc. plans animal adoption event   More...

Boards begin process of re-evaluating Master Plan

The town adopted its Master Plan 2015 in August 2001 as a guide to help assist government officials and town departments as Clarence experienced a 30 percent population growth during the ’90s — in a region that saw overall decline during More...

3407 families meet new transportation secretary, push for pilot database

Family members of the victims of Continental Connection Flight 3407 were in the nation’s capital last week to meet with newly appointed Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to discuss pending deadlines for pilot safety training, as well as dis More...

Local News

Callahan, department develop future of town

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Town of Clarence Planning Department is the behind the-scenes office that oversees development throughout town and was the chief body that authored Clarence’s Master Plan 2015 — a document that sought to steer future growth for more t More...

State Police say more youths wandering town during nighttime

There have an increased number of reports of youths wandering around Clarence during the late night hours, according to the State Police.  The Meadow Lakes area and the north bike path are areas of high youth activity, authorities said.  Po More...

Woman allegedly left drugs in view of state troopers

New York State troopers based out of Clarence arrested a Lancaster woman on Friday after she was stopped for a traffic violation in Cheektowaga, and they allegedly saw marijuana and cocaine in plain view inside her vehicle.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Local police are prepared

I feel it is important to respond to the news article and editorial that appeared in the July 24 and 25 editions of The Bee regarding police training. The Bee readership should know that the West Seneca Police Department is a N.Y.  More...

Climate change plan supported

I support President Obama’s recently announced plan to combat climate change and advance clean energy. More...

Education

High school students attend Engineering Leadership Camp

Sixty-five ninth- and 10th-grade students from high schools across Erie and Niagara counties were challenged to think outside the box during their time at the University at Buffalo-National Grid Engineering Leadership Camp.  More...

On the Campus

Marissa R. Florio, a 2010 Clarence High School graduate, recently graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University in Boston with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and minors in international affairs and Spanish. More...

Lifestyles

'GRAFFITI KNITTING'

New trends emerge from old traditions

The hobby’s origins date to the first millennium, but that is not to say it’s dying out or needs to be found again by the likes of Indiana Jones.  The art of knitting remains relevant in the lives of many people, bringing all ages an More...

HEART Inc. plans animal adoption event

HEART Inc., Animal Rescue & Adoption Team will host “50 Shades of Color Adoption Extravaganza” for cat and kitten adoptions from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Transitown Plaza, 4221 Transit Road, Clarence. More...

When too distracted, listen to God

A few weeks ago, the Gospel reading appointed for Sunday was the story of Mary and Martha.  In brief, Jesus came to visit the home of Mary and Martha. More...

Business

Clarence hearing center works ‘miracles’

Hearing loss can be a difficult and sensitive topic many individuals may face during their lifetimes.  From frustration in relationships between couples dealing with gaps in their communication, to people who struggle with simple pleasures such More...

CALLING ALL TWIRLERS

The CC Diamonds Twirling Corps is holding a baton-twirling camp from Tuesday, Aug. 13, to Thursday, Aug. 15, at Clarence Church of Christ, 5375 Old Goodrich Road, Clarence. More...

Events

County hosting Affordable Care Act seminar   The Erie County Department of Senior Services will host a one-hour seminar on the effects of the Affordable Care Act at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...


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