Weekly Feature



December 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

State Police seeking woman last seen in Clarence

New York State Police are attempting to locate a missing woman who was last seen in Clarence.  Joy A. Howard, 49, of Basom, N.Y., was last seen at about 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Editorials

Presentation demonstrates power of data

Bee Editorial

Data mining has been at the center of much debate recently as districts such as Clarence struggle to balance parents’ concerns regarding their children’s private information with the need for the district to stay fiscally afloat. More...

Spindle items

• SWIM PROGRAM — During the past week, I had the opportunity to interview Jamie Johnson about her adaptive swim program, Clarence Learn to Swim, as well as the parents of two individuals living with disabilities who have benefited from it. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 20, 1888   Probably at no place in Buffalo is there a finer display of beautiful articles suitable for the holiday trade than at Stoddart Brothers, 84 Seneca St.  More...

Police Blotter

Driver gets stuck doing ‘doughnuts’ at mall

Saturday, Dec. 7  • Patrol responded to B.J.’s Wholesale Club on Transit Road for a report of a bomb threat. Bomb detection dogs from multiple agencies cleared the building.  Sunday, Dec. 8  More...

Education

CHORALE CONCERT

Members of the sixth-grade chorus perform during a concert on Thursday at Clarence Middle School. From left are Madalyn Cardillo, Donovaughn Cremen, Alexandra Stathopoulos, Sarah Cody and Olivia Benfanti.   More...

Privacy, security lead district to not use inBloom

The Williamsville School Board has decided not to participate in an online database in which a private company would record the academic and personal information of students and parents.  Members rejected the state request during their Dec. More...

Lifestyles

‘Stony Brook Shines’ in the spirit of giving

Neighborhood transforms into “winter wonderland” in honor of high school student

This time of year, Lancaster’s Stony Brook Drive community is a shining example of hope.   More...

Holiday blood drive set at Eastern Hills

Unyts has scheduled a holiday blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Eastern hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road. 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...

Business

HollowFest seeking community support

Little did I know when I took a much-needed break from work and Hollow business and headed to Florida that the Clarence Hollow Association would become part of the headlines in The Clarence Bee.  More...

Department of Health provides winter weather tips

Temperatures have recently been hovering in the teens and feeling like the single digits. More...

Rural/Metro Services of WNY receives perfect accreditation score

Rural/Metro Medical Services of Western New York recently received a perfect score from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services.  More...

Fire destroys Marvin’s Bar & Grill

A two-alarm fire at Marvin’s Bar & Grill — in a building that dates back to the early days of the hamlet of Wolcottsburg — destroyed much of the restaurant located at 7675 Goodrich Road during an early morning fire on Sunday. More...

Clarence Center lagging behind school district

Clarence Schools Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks outlined performance issues that one Clarence elementary school has been struggling with in regard to its students’ development of English and math skills during a presentation to the Clarence Boar More...

Local News

Swim program teaches children with disabilities

Learning how to swim is a fairly typical right of passage for most children. More...

Library updates technology with funds from NYS Bullet Aid

The Clarence Public Library has acquired needed technology in order to better support its evolution as a digitally inclusive public information institution.  More...

Harris Hill announces elected officers for 2014

Harris Hill Fire Company has announced its elected officers for 2014.  Nick Radlich has been re-elected chief of the fire company, and Marc Bandelian will serve another year as president.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Diabetes program sparks hope

This past July, my dad and I visited Capitol Hill to talk to Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Chris Collins about my life with Type 1 diabetes and the importance of the Special Diabetes Program. More...

School concerts continue to impress

Last night, my husband and I had one of the best experiences we have ever had at a Clarence school concert.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BONAFEDE, Charles C. Jr., of Clarence, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Mr. Bonafede is survived by one son, Charles C. III; two sisters, Lucille Costa and Kelley Rugg; two brothers, Brian and Scott; and former wife, JudyAnne Bonafede. More...

Sports

Rifle team opens season on four-match win streak

Clarence’s young but relatively experienced rifle team has made an early declaration about its intent to be one of the league’s front runners this season thanks to its 4-0 start to the 2013-14 campaign.  More...

Holiday alters submission deadline

With Christmas falling on a Wednesday this year, the deadline to submit sports stories and/or photos for the Dec. 25 edition is moved up to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19. Items received after that time will be held for the Jan. More...

FROM CLARENCE TO CANISIUS

Rebecca Anthone, second from right in the bottom row, recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her swimming career at Canisius College starting in the fall of 2014.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Montgomery Park offers free medical discussion   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 19  Kathy Carr Quintet — 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...

Comedy

thurs. 19 - sat. 21  Orny Adams will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, and at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20 and 21, at the Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St., Buffalo; $. 853-1211, www.heliumcomedyclub.com   More...

Film/Video

mon. 23   More...


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