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October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Town wants feedback for Master Plan 2025

The first of two public hearings regarding the proposed Town of Clarence Master Plan 2025 — an update to MP 2015, which was adopted 12 years ago — will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place.  More...

Editorials

Fire departments have knowledge to enhance safety

Bee Editorial

During National Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Saturday, Oct. 12, attention is focused on promoting fire safety and prevention; however, we should practice fire safety all year long.  More...

Spindle items

• FIRE SAFETY — It’s National Fire Prevention Safety Week, and two Clarence fire companies are both hosting various events this weekend to encourage residents to be more alert and prepared in the event they are forced to deal with a More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 11, 1888   Dr. Frank M. Zug of Clarence is at present in Tonawanda, taking care of Dr. Wende’s veterinary business. The doctor is ill with typhoid fever.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see that the Clarence Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at the Protocol, a restaurant that is not within the Town of Clarence. More...

Education

State PTA sponsors event focusing on Common Core

The New York State Parent Teacher Association is sponsoring a town hall-style meeting to detail the state’s Common Core learning initiatives in school districts. The event is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Project HOPE sheds light on prescription drug abuse

It wasn’t supposed to be Michael Israel. The 20-year-old was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute and attended the University at Buffalo with aspirations of becoming an architect. More...

Band Boosters plan chicken BBQ

The Clarence Band Boosters will host a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in the Clarence High School cafeteria, 9625 Main St. The cost is $10, and dine-in or takeout will be available. More...

Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Disability museum plans film festival   More...

Business

Showroom highlights quality at Universal Woodworks

Clarence millwork business Universal Woodworks has been helping commercial builders create one-of-a-kind interior spaces for more than two decades. More...

Thanks to community as market season draws to a close

This column is produced by the Clarence Hollow Farmers market  It’s autumn in the Hollow, and we’d like to thank all of those who have helped to make Clarence Hollow Farmers Market’s 11th season a huge success.  More...

Tully’s donating to Komen foundation in October

Every Tuesday in October at Tully’s Good Times locations in Clarence, Amherst and Depew, the restaurant will provide three ways for you to help “Strike Out Breast Cancer.” First, Tully’s will donate 10 percent of its chicken t More...

Gas station remodel more complicated than meets the eye

The proposed remodeling of an existing gas station on Main Street was the subject of much debate during the Clarence Planning Board meeting on Oct. 2.  Stop & Gas, the current station, is located at 8250 Main St. More...

Homebuilder making wishes come true

Since its inception in 1980, the Make-a-Wish Foundation has granted more than 250,000 wishes across the country to children with life-threatening conditions. More...

Local News

Clarence Soccer Club looks to continue expanding

It all began with a boys travel team, no home field and a group of dedicated volunteers.  More...

3407 5K RACE

Participants set out on the 3.1-mile course through Clarence Center during the Flight 3407 Memorial 5K Race held Saturday morning. More...

Political brief

Kevin Gaughan on Oct. 2 was endorsed by the AFL-CIO in his campaign for Erie County comptroller. Gaughan will be running on the Democratic and Working Families party lines in the November election.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Tax excuse a poor choice for Gaughan

Maybe it seems like we are not noticing the political contest for Erie County comptroller, but believe me, I have noticed. More...

Police Blotter

Computer repair bill sets man off at Best Buy

Saturday, Sept. 28  • A group of females was soliciting money for a cancer charity at the corner of Transit Road and Greiner Road. The subjects were advised to cease their activities because they did not have a permit from the town.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WRIGHT, Lois A. (nee Parnell), of Clarence, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Mrs. Wright is survived by one daughter, Lisa; two sons, David and Scott; one granddaughter; and one sister, Jean Miller. More...

Sports

Football team breaks through for year’s first win

Emaure Williams racked up over 300 yards of total offensive output to make sure that the fans who’ve supported him and his teammates all season long wouldn’t leave Saturday’s homecoming game disappointed, as Clarence knocked off Loc More...

Quarter century of OP dominance ended by boys volleyball squad

Clarence’s boys volleyball team did something Oct. More...

Girls swimming team coasts to pair of wins

Clarence’s girls swimming team put its depth on display Friday, sweeping every event in absolutely dominating West Seneca West, 150-36, to improve to 6-0 on the season.  More...


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