Weekly Feature



October 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Women in Business Conference’ to tackle HR issues

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Women in Business Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St. More...

Editorials

Senior housing project reflects needs of aging population

Bee Editorial

The proposed multifamily housing project on Goodrich Road discussed at last week’s Town Board meeting, which has been in development for at least two years by John and Flora Leamer, is gaining traction.  More...

Spindle items

• SHUTDOWN — The federal government officially shut down at midnight Tuesday, putting into place a domino effect of cuts, furloughs and closures that will affect many Americans in some way.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 4, 1888   Mr. Charles E. Long returned last week Monday to continue his studies at the University of Buffalo Medical Department. He is associated with Dr. Roswell Park as a student.  More...

Police Blotter

Chickens cross the road … to get to Niagara Produce

Saturday, Sept. 21  • Deputies charged a 21-year-old male with criminal possession of marijuana (more than 3 ounces) after he failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign. He was released on an appearance ticket.  More...

Obituaries

Paul N. Englert, UB sophomore

Paul N. Englert, 19, of Clarence Center, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  Mr. Englert was a sophomore at the University of Buffalo and a 2012 graduate of Saint Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. More...

Death Notices

HUDECKI, Dorothy A. (nee Race), formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Mrs. Hudecki is survived by one daughter, Suzanne J. Zirnheld; two sons, James A. Smith and Albert E. More...

Lifestyles

A kind word, a third voice:

extracurriculars work to spread positivity

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and many schools have anti-bullying policies in their handbooks. However, some schools also provide extracurricular groups that work toward spreading a friendly, safe atmosphere for students.  More...

Contemporary Club hosting fall fundraiser

The Clarence Contemporary Club will be hosting its fall fundraiser, “Wine, Chocolate, Cheese & Friends,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

October events aplenty at the library

October is a month filled with library activities — something for everybody.  Saturday, Oct. 12, is Fire Safety Day. At 1 p.m., you and your family can meet our own Clarence Center firefighters. More...

Business

Nothing cheesy about this chick

Simone Fancher was looking for an opportunity to work alongside her children when an interesting proposition came by way of her daughter, Stefanie Rowan.  More...

Women in Business seminar up next for Chamber

A nother summer has come and gone as we look to the fall and holiday season. However, before we say goodbye to summer, let’s review the many great things we accomplished and what we have planned.  More...

Events

BNSME presents ‘Forecasting to Boost Profits’   More...

Multifamily housing plan approved with stipulations

A proposed multifamily housing project on Goodrich Road could help alleviate some of the needs of the aging population in town that want to downsize. More...

Flight 3407 race returns with new director, same goals

The fifth annual Flight 3407 Memorial Race is slated to return to Clarence on Saturday, Oct. 5, once again bringing together the community for a day of solidarity and remembrance for the 50 lives lost on Feb. 12, 2009.  More...

Local News

Harris Hill employee helps the morning run smoothly

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dropping off your child at elementary school can be a chaotic and frenzied event when dozens of parents compete for precious curbside real estate to make the delivery. But the folks at Harris Hill Elementary have the procedure down to a science. More...

Extensive improvements continue in Erie County parks

Identifying county parks as an asset for the community, several groups have been working to ensure their preservation for future generations.  In a press conference held at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncar More...

HANDLE WITH CARE

Volunteers Grace Shear and Ross Workman help pack boxes for troops overseas alongside Clarence American Legion Auxiliary Post 838 Saturday at the Clarence Town Park Club House. More...

Letters to the Editor

Let your voice be heard in budget

During September, October and November, your town staff, department heads, supervisor and councilmen work to prepare, review and approve next year’s town budget. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a taxpayer, I want to respond to the parent who says she sends her children early to the elementary school. More...

Sports

Two-point conversion stop seals Ken West’s win over Clarence

Football

Kenmore West’s football team held on for dear life Friday night as Clarence, winless through its first three games, rallied from a 26-13 halftime deficit to pull within two points, 33-31 with just under three minutes to play in regulation.  More...

Swimmers win battle of undefeated with OP

Clarence’s girls swimming team won all 11 events — hitting eight state meet cut times in the process — to handily defeat Orchard Park Thursday, 125-61, in what coach Joe Zwierzchewski called “an eagerly anticipated matchup wit More...

Field hockey team shut out twice

Clarence’s field hockey team discovered what it’s like to be on the wrong side of a shutout last week, as the Lady Red Devils were shut out by both Iroquois and Pioneer to fall to 6-2 in league play.  More...


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