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December 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Brothers expansion project moving ahead

Bothers of Mercy received concept plan approval and a recommendation for a special exception use permit for the first of three buildings in a proposed multifamily housing project on its campus during the town Planning Board meeting on Nov. 27. More...

Editorials

Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Bee Editorial

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Perhaps if you make adjustments to your possible gift ideas you may end up with new ideas.  A present doesn’t have to be wrapped and put under a tree. More...

Spindle items

• GIFT WRAP — If you love to wrap presents, then the League of Women Voters needs your help at the holiday gift-wrap booth at Eastern Hills Mall this season. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 6, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Store patron brandishes BB gun, unsettles rest of lot

Saturday, Nov. 23  • Deputies responded to an alarm at the Clarence Youth Bureau. The building was secure.  Sunday, Nov. 24  More...

Obituaries

William L. Waytena, engineer and entrepreneur

William L. Waytena, 85, of Clarence, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

DIGBY, John D., of Clarence, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Mr. Digby is survived by his wife, Wendy; one daughter, Rebecca Digby; two sons, Nicholas and Benjamin Digby; mother, Elizabeth; and one sister, Lynn Digby Baxter. More...

Lifestyles

Zen and the art of iPhone photography

How one woman captures the extraordinary out of the ordinary

I t may seem odd to think of modern cellular devices as visionary tools paving the way to personal reflection.  Yet situated in the backside of an iPhone — one of the most popular and technologically capable means of mobile communication & More...

Harris Hill UMC plans craft show, wreath sale

Harris Hill United Methodist Church will host its annual craft show and wreath sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the church, 8495 Main St. A large variety of craft vendors, fresh wreaths and poinsettias will be available. More...

Recent retirement gives resident new goals

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Anyone who’s been in Clarence the last 30-plus years has more than likely encountered Flora Leamer in some facet. The Akron native has been a Clarence Center resident — along with husband John — since the early 1980s. More...

Business

Business Brief

The Bank of Akron branch located at 9470 Clarence Center Road will celebrate its 20th anniversary during a rededication ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Refreshments will be served. More...

Tucciarone’s can’t stay hidden for long

There are some businesses out there that are so successful, you would never even know they exist because they don’t have to advertise their whereabouts. Tucciarone Auto & Truck Repair in Clarence is one of those places.  More...

Postal Service offers tips for holiday shipping

The U.S. Postal Service recently offered tips for holiday shipping.  More...

‘Tea with Dolley’ to begin day of 1812 events

Western New York will be commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Burning of Buffalo — one of the major events that defined the War of 1812 — with a special daylong program of events titled “Flames Across Niagara” on Saturda More...

Author connects with Vietnam era mothers

Linda Jenkin Costanzo has been on quite the journey the past 13 years. More...

Local News

Man sentenced for his role in fatal crash

A Cato, N.Y., man has been sentenced to a year in prison by Clarence Town Justice Michael Powers for his role in a motor vehicle crash that caused the deaths of an Amherst couple on Transit Road in October 2012.  More...

War of 1812’s darkest days to be recalled this weekend

The British invasion of Western New York 200 years ago this month will be commemorated at several locations on Saturday, Dec. More...

Choir concert coming to Clarence Presbyterian

Buffalo Niagara Choirs will present its holiday music program “What Sweeter Music Can We Bring? A Buffalo Niagara Choirs Family Christmas” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Hollow responds to ‘Day’ request

I am responding to the absurd request from the Day in the Park committee that the Town Board deny the Clarence Hollow Association the right to run HollowFest on July 4.  More...

Restaurateur thankful

This is a sincere letter of thanks to the many customers of Mazia’s whom I have come to know during the past 23 years. My name is Rob Schofield, but many of you know me as “Rob Mazia.”  More...

Education

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Principal Keith Kuwik has Thanksgiving lunch with first-graders Megan Engler, left, Brie Lorenz and Oscar Fors at Ledgeview Elementary School on Nov. 26.   More...

Sports

Injury bug hits girls hoops squad early

Early-season injuries won’t exactly help Clarence’s cause on the girls basketball court to start the year, but coach Erin Booker is hopeful that the Lady Red Devils will be able to fight through those issues and keep things respectable un More...

Hockey, wrestling previews on tap

The Bee will continue its coverage of the 2013-14 winter sports season next week with previews of the wrestling team, as well as the ice hockey squad. More...

Wrestlers open season with Jon Vesper Duals

Clarence’s wrestling team won its own Jon Vesper Memorial Duals Tournament for the sixth consecutive season Saturday, going 5-0 in the round-robin format event that included Lockport, Kenmore West, Cheektowaga, Roy-Hart/Barker and Section V&rsq More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Special Events

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Concerts

thurs. 5  You just might want to get up and dance when Miss Tess and the Talkbacks bring their blend of jazz, country swing and early rockabilly to town at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. More...


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