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November 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Casilio, DiCostanzo thankful for re-elections

Clarence Councilmen Patrick Casilio and Peter DiCostanzo, re-elected last week to four-year terms on the Town Board, expressed thanks and gratitude to voters during the Nov. 6 board meeting.  More...

Editorials

Welcome to the future of public education

Bee Editorial

Some state school districts now have another battle in front of them, given their strong aversion to inBloom.  Despite threats of losing federal funding from Race to the Top, superintendents are standing up for the right of their students to pri More...

Spindle items

• SCHOOLS — The Clarence Central School District is looking for volunteers to help form a community advisory task force, which will study the potential for capital improvement projects throughout the district in the coming years.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 15, 1888   Some of the young people from Clarence attended a surprise party for Misses Kate and Cora Staub of Wilhelm a few nights ago. More...

Police Blotter

Man allegedly hosts underage drinking party

Saturday, Nov. 2  • A 36-year-old man was arrested for aggravated operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree (three or more suspensions) after he was found slumped over the wheel of a vehicle on Transit Road. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I was walking on the Peanut Line bike path last weekend with my 4-year-old daughter, and we were almost run down by a pair of reckless dirt bikes. Where is the town security? More...

Education

Superintendents react to sharing of student data

Clarence views database as secure

Area school superintendents are reacting in various ways to how inBloom, a nonprofit that manages student data, is taking control of that information.  (See editorial on page four)  According to West Seneca Superintendent Mark Crawford, his More...

FALL RECITAL

Above: Lauren Mortek, left, Claire Pohlman and Daniel Kaplan perform during the Clarence High School Concert Band’s performance at the high school on Thursday. More...

Lifestyles

JFK

Ordinary people have vivid memories of president’s assassination 50 years ago in Dallas

The memories remain vivid for a young airman stationed hundreds of miles from home.  “I saw him. I saw her. I saw her pink outfit. I was probably 50 feet away. I saw him get out of the limo and go up the gateway to the plane. More...

Clarence Center PTO plans poker run event

The Clarence Center Elementary PTO will host a “poker run” at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Clarence Center Fire Company, 9415 Clarence Center Road. Registration is $50 per person and includes dinner catered by Falletta’s. More...

Girls learn the benefits of sports, discover new passions

Amid a sea of swirling tie-dyed T-shirts and flying athletic gear, young girls from Buffalo Public Schools got a chance on Saturday to play with some local athletes.  More...

Business

Congrats to 2014 Chamber award recipients

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is on the go and busy working toward goals that have taken the Chamber to the next level.  This couldn’t have happened without each one of you giving us your support and help. Thank you.  More...

Deer management permits still available for hunters

Deer management permits will be issued to hunters who were previously denied permits during initial application procedures.  According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, approximately 35,000 deer management permits are availa More...

Perfect Gift collecting holiday gifts for kids

The Perfect Gift & Boutique is asking for the public’s help in making this Christmas memorable for children in need.  This year, The Perfect Gift is furthering its “Give Back” mission by partnering with Young Life for Opera More...

High school initiates emergency procedure following gun threat

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

English assignment turns into lesson in life

When Clarence High School English teacher Kevin Starr began his “Letters to Famous People” assignments more than 30 years ago, he viewed it as a way to help his students break out of their comfort zone by reaching out to a complete strang More...

Local News

Budget for 2014 holds line on spending

Clarence Supervisor Dave Hartzell submitted his preliminary 2014 budget to the Town Board and the public during the board’s meeting on Nov. 6. The budget holds the line on spending, actually showing a slight reduction from last year.  More...

Man charged with hunting violation

A Lancaster man was charged with violating environmental conservation laws on Nov. 3 in the Town of Clarence after he allegedly took and transported a deer without a proper tag.  More...

County reminds residents of health risks during National Diabetes Month

According to the office of the Erie County commissioner of health, Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Prescription drug forum resonates

The Town of Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau would like to thank Judge Michael Powers, U.S. More...

Thanks for vote of confidence

To the residents of Amherst, Clarence, Newstead and the Village of Akron, thank you for providing me the opportunity to continue serving as your representative in the County Legislature.  More...

Appreciation due on return to council

Thank you to everyone who came out Election Day and voted to return me to the Clarence Town Board.  I promised previously to make decisions that have positive long-term impacts on our commu- nity, and I will continue to do that throughout the ne More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MCCARTHY, Edward J., of Clarence, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Mr. McCarthy is survived by two sons, Michael and Brian; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie T. More...

Sports

Field hockey ends title drought in sectional final

Far West Regionals

Clarence’s field hockey team earned its first Section VI championship in 27 years Wednesday, Nov. 6, when it shut out Orchard Park in a frigid, rain-soaked affair, 1-0, to claim the Class A title.  More...

All-Bee Soccer Teams to be named

The Bee will announce its All-Bee Boys and Girls Soccer All-star teams in next week’s edition. How many players from your favorite school will be a part of the team? Be sure to read the Nov. 20-21 edition to find out.   More...

Lady Red Devils rule the pool at swimming sectionals

Domination.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Forum set on Medicare, Social Security   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 14   More...

Special Events

fri. 15 & sat. 16   More...

Art

fri. 15  Aryn Morrison — Buffalo State College Student Exhibition, with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and continues through Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112  sun. 17   More...


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