Weekly Feature



November 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Planning Board discusses proposed sign law amendments

The Clarence Planning Board presented a series of amendments to the town’s existing sign law at its meeting last week.  More...

Editorials

Write to your representatives about the GEA

Bee Editorial

The Gap Elimination Adjustment has become quite the thorn in Clarence’s side this year.  In the initial budget presented to voters in February, which called for a 9.8 percent tax levy increase, the district was faced with a $3.6 million re More...

Spindle items

• TAKEOUT — There were many times when I was in high school that teachers or coaches would help boost morale by having a pizza party. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 22, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Suspicious package thought related to identity theft

Saturday, Nov. 9  • Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on Stahley Road. A 45-year-old man was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the lady who was walking on the bike path with her 4-year-old, wondering where the security is: well, the town caused it by laying off a lot of people; they cut their budget, I believe. More...

Education

Williamsville Central reviews projected enrollment decreases

During its Nov. 12 meeting, the Williamsville School Board reviewed a current and future enrollment projections report that indicates the district’s student body will decrease to less than 10,000 by the start of the 2018 academic year.  More...

Lifestyles

The vegans have spoken, and they’re foodies, too

Buffalo Vegetarian Society initiative challenges area restaurants

With award-winning chefs and a food culture reflecting an array of ethnic influences — some being area traditions — Buffalo restaurants offer inspired everyday fare but often overlook a growing demographic: reformed omnivores, better know More...

Salon hosting artisan show, food collection

Dragonfly Studio & Salon, 8290 Main St., will host its third annual local artisan show from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. Dragonfly will also be collecting nonperishable items for the Clarence Community Pantry. 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...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 21  Memories in the Making: Art Show and Auction — Annual meeting of Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter includes awards presentations, art show and auction, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Art

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Foundation restores more programs at schools

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation made another financial gift to the Clarence Central School District during the Board of Education meeting on Monday night at Sheridan Hill Elementary.  The $17,000 donation will be used to restore five More...

Paula Deen schedules February appearance to celebrate showroom

Paula Deen is coming to Clarence. The food icon will appear on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Samuel’s Grande Manor for a live event as part of her visit to town to inaugurate the headquarters and retail showroom of Paula Deen Foods. More...

Local News

DECKED OUT

Volunteers are preparing and repairing 45 Christmas wreaths to be hung in the Four Corners area of Clarence Center this week. From left are Lois Thompson, Flora Leamer, Duane Burkard, Dave Hallock and Marge Ebersole.   More...

Clarence Middle presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

The stage in Clarence Middle School’s auditorium will be transformed into the small, fictional village of Anatevka this weekend for its fall production of the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof.”  “There’s somethi More...

District encourages residents to petition for GEA removal

Clarence Schools Superintendent Geoff Hicks is hoping that a pending piece of legislation might gain some traction and help reduce the impact that the state’s Gap Elimination Adjustment has had on the district.  (See editorial on page 4)&n More...

Letters to the Editor

Cross country team sets good example

The Clarence High School boys cross country team just returned from the New York State Federation Meet; however, the bigger story is the team.  More...

Children need responsible parents

As parents, it is our responsibility to provide for our children — food, a home, clothing, education, safety, security and above all else, love.  It is our responsibility to set an example as well. More...

Critics should look in own backyard

It amuses me to see the negative critics take on congressional representatives when they do not live in the district.  Why do they not get positive and tell of the benefits they have from the “yes” vote of their representative, Brian More...

Sports

Sectional champs highlight First Team picks

2013 All-Bee Boys Soccer

The Clarence, East Aurora and Williamsville East boys soccer teams all had successful seasons, so it’s not a surprise that five of seven selections on the 2013 All-Bee Boys Soccer First Team came from those schools. More...

All-Bee Football Teams slated

The Bee will announce the 2013 All-Bee Football Team in next week’s edition. How many players from your favorite school made the team? Be sure to read the Nov. 27 edition to find out.   More...

South, Clarence dominate First Team selections

2013 All-Bee Girls Soccer

Williamsville South and Clarence were two of the top girls soccer teams in Section VI this fall, so it’s not a surprise that both schools filled up all but two spots on the 2013 All-Bee Girls Soccer Team’s First Team.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Bristol Village collecting toys, food for families More...

Business

New juice bars hiding in plain sight

There’s a well kept secret inside three area LA Fitness centers that is about to spill out.  All Juiced Up, a 100 percent all-natural juice bar, currently is in operation at the LA Fitness centers in Buffalo and Clarence, with the third lo More...

Hollow Association gearing up for holidays

The year has flown by, and much has been accomplished by the Clarence Hollow Association.  It is now time to “gear up” for the holidays. On Saturday, Nov. More...

Small Business Saturday, lighting events planned

The “Meet in the Center Shop Local Holiday Stroll” will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday Nov. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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