Weekly Feature



November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Decades later, veterans reflect on service

This Monday, we’ll celebrate the men and women who have served this country for more than 230 years during the nation’s annual observance of Veterans Day.  At the Brothers of Mercy campus in Clarence, 22 veterans call the nursing and More...

Editorials

Sign code changes affect businesses, residents

Bee Editorial

Clarence Planning Board meetings are admittedly not often as riveting as some of the meetings of the Town Board. However that doesn’t mean its job is any less important, nor its decisions have any less impact.  More...

Spindle items

• VETERANS DAY — It’s always an honor to meet a veteran who has served this country, and last week was especially great, having the opportunity to visit and speak with three such people at Brothers of Mercy. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 8, 1888   The enrollment of the fall term at the Parker Union School has been unusually large. All of the larger pupils and the non-residents are seated up stairs. The winter term will begin Nov. 26.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Kids shouldn’t lose year of enrichment

Perception of time changes not only with age, but also with emotions. For a person awaiting biopsy results days feel interminable. The same can be said for a child; 10 minutes might as well be 10 years. One year a lifetime.  More...

Flight 3407 5K race a success

The fifth annual Flight 3407 Memorial 5K Race was a huge success.  The rain and mud before the race did not stop the 265 runners from crossing the finish line in Clarence Center on Saturday, Oct. 5.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BUYERS, Betty G. (nee Gray), of Clarence, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Mrs. Buyers is survived by her husband, Robert; one daughter, Yvonne Buyers Hicks; one granddaughter; and one brother, Wayne. Funeral services were held Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Toastmasters delivers skills to public speakers

Heart racing, hands sweating, fear taking over. More...

High School to sell pashmina scarves

Pashmina scarves in a variety of styles and colors will be available for sale for $10 each at Clarence High School during the month of November. Proceeds from the sales will benefit the CHS post-prom committee. More...

Basket raffle begins today at library

There is a lot to appreciate at our library, both outside and in. The new roof looks wonderful, and the enlarged parking lot will be so helpful. With the trees in the arboretum changing color, our library looks like a picture postcard.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

CHS bands to combine fall concerts   The Clarence High School bands will present their annual fall concerts togetherat7:30p.m.Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Clarence High School auditorium, 9625 Main St. More...

Business

Made in America opens in Eastern Hills

The phrase “Made in America” elicits a sense of pride in this country, not only for manufacturers, but also the consumers who want to purchase domestically made products. More...

November Chamber events scheduled

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host multiple events in the coming weeks, beginning with a presentation on taxes and other compliance issues for nonprofits during its next Business Roundtable meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Dash’s Markets teams up with Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York will once again be encouraging WNY shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” at Dash’s Markets in support of Meals on Wheels’ mission.  More...

High School initiates emergency procedure following gun threat

Clarence High School initiated a “hold-in-place” procedure this afternoon following reports from students that they had seen a note mentioning a gun written on a boys bathroom wall. More...

Casilio, DiCostanzo lead in polls, projected winners

With 90 percent of votes tabulated so far this evening, the unofficial results from the Erie County Board of Elections project that Republican Clarence Town Councilmen Patrick Casilio and Peter DiCostanzo have won reelection against Democratic challe More...

Town contemplating amending sign code

Rules and regulations regarding the signs that businesses use to promote themselves will be discussed during the next Clarence Planning Board meeting.  (See editorial on page four)  Among the topics to be reviewed are the expansion of the More...

Local News

Mall staffer helps create winter wonderland

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

It may feel a bit too early for the holidays for some, but if you have been inside any retail outlet or tuned into one of two local radio stations lately, you would swear it’s the middle of December. More...

TREATS FOR TROOPS

Third-grade students Jackson Morneault, left, and Michael Landi add more trick-or-treat candy to the cauldron in the lobby of Sheridan Hill Elementary School on Friday in support of Operation Gratitude, a program that annually sends more than 100,000 More...

Drama club stages production of classic dark comedy

The Clarence High School Drama Club will stage the classic dark comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” next weekend, giving the 1940s story a splash of a different color — or lack thereof.  More...

Police Blotter

Man rescued from burning car stuck in ditch

Saturday, Oct. 26  • A burglar alarm was reported at a business on County Road. There was a remodeling contractor on scene who had set the alarm off by mistake.  • A fight was reported at a business on Casilio Parkway. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I find it ironic that we are very concerned about giving our kids a good education and teaching good spelling, but we fail to put the correctly-spelled street sign by Clarence Middle School located on Greiner Road, spelled Greiner but the sign is sp More...

Sports

Boys soccer blanks OP for ‘AA’ title

Clarence’s boys soccer team made the most of its ninth straight appearance in Saturday’s Section VI Class AA title game, defeating Orchard Park, 2-0, to claim its sixth consecutive sectional title.  More...

Lady Red Devils soccer wins ‘AA’ title; field hockey team earns spot in ‘A’ final

weekly wrap up

Clarence’s girls soccer team earned its first Section VI Class AA championship since 2009 Saturday when it shut out Williamsville North, 1-0.  The Lady Red Devils started and ended the scoring in the 15th minute with a goal by Kristen Bens More...

Harriers sweep individual, team titles at sectionals

Seniors Marissa Saenger and Dan Huben once again led Clarence’s cross country team by example during Friday’s sectional championships, as a change in venue just meant a new course to win on for the Red Devils’ top runners — wh More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7  HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — Silent and voice auctions, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Romanello’s South Restaurant, 5793 South Park Ave., Hamburg; $. 627-4560, www.penndixie.org   More...

Film/Video

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