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December 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Art Lovell, Clarence Center fire police captain, dies at 78

Arthur “Art” Lovell knew at a young age that he wanted to be a fireman. It was something his mother saw when he was growing up in small Saxtons River, Vt. More...

Editorials

STAR database makes sense to curb fraud

Bee Editorial

The New York State School Tax Relief Program — aka STAR — needs homeowners who have been receiving the benefit to reapply by Dec. 31 if they intend to continue their participation. More...

Spindle items

• BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION — The Town of Clarence has several openings for board and committee positions, presenting the perfect opportunity for anyone who has been wanting to become more involved in local government.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 13, 1888   Miss Clara Herr of Clarence Center commenced attending school at Williamsville on Monday last.  Anyone desiring to purchase some full-blooded Brahma roosters should call on Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Bomb squad called to check out BJ’S Wholesale Club

Saturday, Nov. 30  • A 27-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she allegedly stole several items from the Walmart store at 5033 Transit Road. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Due to my recent illness and the special needs of my child, I would like to thank the crew of Clarence Central School District Bus 307. Two gentlemen on the bus are the definition of Superman. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

Wednesday, December 11Wrestling:  Frontier, 6:30 p.m.Thursday, December 12Rifle:  Kenmore East, 4:30 p.m.Friday, December 13Boys swimming:  West Seneca West, 6 p.m. More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Boys basketball:  def. North Tonawanda 67-54 Girls basketball:  lost to Jamestown 68-39, def. Williamsville South 56-52 Hockey:  lost to Timon 6-2, lost to Canisius 6-2, lost to Orchard Park 3-0 Wrestling:  def. More...

Younger, smaller hockey team looking to reload

Clarence’s hockey team put together its best effort ever last winter since making the switch from club level to varsity, reaching the Federation Large Schools championship game at the First Niagara Center and winning the regular season division More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Holiday blood drive set at Eastern Hills   More...

Business

Bank of Akron marks 20 years in Clarence

Bank of Akron celebrated the 20th anniversary of its second oldest branch with a rededication ceremony on Dec. 5 at its Clarence Center location. More...

MacSolutions Plus store offering special financing

MacSolutions Plus, located in Eastern Hills Mall, has announced that special financing is available to give such gifts as a new Mac or iPad.  The store is offering customers up to 18 months special financing from now through Jan. 7.  More...

Business Brief

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its next Business Roundtable event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place. More...

FDR

Albert McFadyen, as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, listens to the radio bulletin announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor at the Clarence Historical Museum on Saturday. More...

Collision shop goes on to Planning Board

Gabe’s Collision received a negative declaration under the State Environmental Quality Review Act to proceed with its planned auto repair shop during the Town Board meeting on Dec. More...

More than 1,000 yet to reapply for STAR in Clarence

Dec. 31 deadline looms for eligible homeowners seeking tax reduction

The New York State School Tax Relief Program — more commonly known as the STAR program — is requiring all homeowners to reapply for the basic school taxation discount this year in order to be eligible for the reduction in 2014.  (See More...

Local News

Gerry Clark, EMS visionary, dies at 81

To those who worked with Gerald “Gerry” Clark, he was more than just an emergency medical services visionary. He was also a friend. A mentor. More...

Food, clothing drive gives back for 24th year

The spirit of giving will return to Clarence High School just in time for the holidays, as the Student Council will hold its 24th annual food and clothing drive on Saturday, Dec. More...

Aquino marks 50 years as active firefighter

The Swormville Fire Company will honor a past chief, Dick Aquino, for 50 years of active service at its annual installation banquet in February. After graduating from Williamsville High School in 1956, Aquino enlisted in the U.S. Army. More...

Letters to the Editor

New winter season brings challenges

I would like to pass some information along to the residents about what is going on at the Clarence Highway Department.  We are finishing up the process of picking up the leaves in town, and we will keep a crew out until all leaves are picked up More...

Thanks for keeping Clarence festive

Thank you to the Town of Clarence Parks Department for hanging the Christmas decorations in our town again this year.  They do such a great job on taking down the American flags and then hanging the decorations each year. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

KOLB, Margaret M. (nee Weber), of Clarence, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. Mrs. Kolb is survived by one daughter, Carol Ann Wiktorski; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Joseph Weber. More...

Lifestyles

Tracing heritage creates vivid personal image

When tracing a family lineage, the most valuable resource is living relatives with knowledge of past generations.  Although it’s beneficial to have a lot of information when starting a hunt, the minimum needed is one starting point of rese More...

Student Council sets food, clothing drive

The Clarence High School Student Council will again organize its annual food and clothing drive on Saturday, Dec. 14. Students will canvas Clarence neighborhoods between noon and 4 p.m., collecting items from homes. More...

Bee 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

Special Events

thurs. 12   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 12  Tommy Z Band — 5 p.m., Club 101, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel’s Seneca Event Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; Free. 299-1100, www.senecaniagaracasino.com   More...

Theatre

Announcement   More...


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