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January 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold snap makes weekend perfect for Winterfest

Winterfest is returning to Clarence from noon to 5 p.m. this Sunday and just in time for another round of unseasonably cold temperatures. More...

Editorials

Diocesan plan has many positive aspects for schools

Bee Editorial

The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo recently mapped out a plan to revitalize its school system. While this plan involves the closing of schools, it should be seen as a positive step forward for the diocese in extending its presence in education.  More...

Spindle items

• SCHOOL CLOSINGS— As a graduate of both primary and secondary Catholic schools, it’s never easy to hear that the diocese has to close buildings, which happened last week.  However as a journalist covering education, it’s More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 24, 1889   The tracks of the late blizzard are yet visible in this vicinity. No serious damage except fences blown over, trees uprooted, etc. About 200 trees in Mr. J. Wagner’s woods lay prostrate.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Recently, my mailbox was slightly damaged due to the plows and the weather. I called the town to let them know, and they promptly came and fixed the situation. More...

Education

St. Paul’s connects with city school through book drive

Parishioners of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Clarence believe that spreading literacy is an example of how to spread the light of Christ throughout the world. More...

Nursing leadership series scheduled at Brothers of Mercy

The D’Youville Center for Professional Studies will offer a series of information sessions for nurses who work in long-term care settings beginning Feb. More...

Lifestyles

Painting it Red

Galloping toward good fortune in the Chinese New Year

Many celebrations are born out of myth and passed on through the animated voice of a storyteller.  According to eBeijing, the city’s official English language website, ancient Chinese legend spoke of a beast named Nian, who would emerge fr More...

Cub Scouts to host blood drive

Cub Scout packs from across Western New York will converge on Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, to host a Unyts blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. 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

Clarence company helping to save pets’ lives

Clarence-based Invisible Fence of Buffalo-Niagara has teamed up with the Williamsville Fire Department through its Project Breathe program, which was established with the goal of equipping every fire station in America and Canada with pet oxygen mask More...

Clarence High seeks businesses to host interns

The Academy of Business & Finance is a program at Clarence High School that prepares young people for college and career success.  Academy students follow a rigorous three-year program that provides targeted instruction and experiences relat More...

Clarence resident joins nonprofit financial planning group

Clarence resident Elaine Lechanski, of Waterford Advisors, has joined the nonprofit Financial Planning Association of Western New York, which is dedicated to advancing the profession of financial planning.  More...

Clarence schools spared in latest round of Catholic school closures

The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo announced Jan. 15 that 10 of its 51 elementary schools will close in June; however, neither of Clarence’s Catholic grammar schools — St. More...

HOLIDAY HOCKEY

Clarence’s Nick Godin, left, gets tangled up with Anthony Pontello as the two battle for the puck during St. Joe’s 5-1 win on Dr. Martin Luther King Day. For coverage of the game, turn to the sports section.   More...

Local News

Unsafe lane change results in felony DWI charges

An Amherst man is facing felony driving while intoxicated charges after being pulled over Friday on Transit Road in Clarence.  According to a press release from State Police, troopers stopped a green Jeep Grand Cherokee at about 1:30 a.m. More...

ADMINISTRATIVE INSTALLATION

Administrative officers were installed during the Clarence Fire Company’s annual installation dinner on Saturday. More...

FIREMATIC INSTALLATION

Firematic officers were installed at the Clarence Fire Company’s annual installation dinner on Saturday. More...

Police Blotter

Man trying to evade police not stealthy enough

Saturday, Jan. 11  • Deputies responded to a complaint of loud music at an address on Transit Road. The offending subject was advised to turn down the music.  • A burglar alarm was reported at a home on Glen Iris Drive. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

KIEFFER, Jane F. (nee Edbauer), of Clarence, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Mrs. More...

Sports

Wrestlers repeat as ECIC Championships’ winner

Clarence’s wrestlers won their third consecutive ECIC Championships team title — and fourth title in five years — when they breezed past runner-up Iroquois by 76 points in this past weekend’s tournament at Lake Shore.  More...

Rifle team posts best-ever effort over Alden

Clarence’s rifle team picked the perfect time to post its highest score of the season, as the Red Devils’ effort against Alden Thursday led to the team’s widest margin of victory over the Bulldogs in program history, 1,354-1,259.&nb More...

Swimmers’ depth does in Springville

Several members of Clarence’s boys swimming team passed milestones for the first time in their respective careers this past week to help the Red Devils top both Springville on Friday, 61-41, and Frontier on Jan. 14, 64-37.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Art show to benefit Family Justice Center   More...


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