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January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Growth continues as town plans for future development

Town Supervisor Dave Hartzell described 2013 as a banner year for Clarence during his annual State of the Town address on Jan. More...

Editorials

School funding reform still a priority despite better budget

Bee Editorial

A s it stands right now, the Clarence Central School District is looking at a 2.2 to 2.6 percent tax levy increase in its proposal for next year’s budget. More...

Spindle items

• SCHOOL BUDGET — Last January, I was barely two months into my role as the editor of The Clarence Bee when I arrived at Clarence High School for what would be my very first school budget workshop. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 31, 1889   With this issue we are again called upon to chronicle the death of another old and esteemed resident, in the person of Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Man accused of trying to hit deputy with vehicle

Saturday, Jan. 18  • A burglar alarm was reported on Foxwood Lane. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Dave Hartzell was talking about developers wiling to give $300,000 towards development of sewers in the Harris Hill area. I would assume this is in the area yet to be developed, north of Sheridan Drive. More...

Education

Students support cause through artistic exploration

Thousands of people poured into the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Sunday for the fourth annual Buffalo Soup Fest — but not without passing by about 600 “Empty Bowls” for sale.  This was the first time that the Empty Bowl More...

Sports

Geiger flirts with 800 series in boys’ latest win

Bowling

Junior co-captain Tanner Geiger threw 30 strikes out of 36 shots and “put on a great performance as a bowler who was dialed in and had the attention of all the spectators at the match,” according to Clarence boys bowling coach Ken Duke, w More...

Wrestlers win three league matches

Clarence’s wrestling team maintained its trajectory with regards to its attempt to claim the division championship this past week by posting victories in all three of its league matches — including a fourth consecutive conquest in the ann More...

Submission methods temporarily changed

With the Bee Group Newspapers’ corporate website currently undergoing a redesign, youth sports articles and/or photos can be emailed directly to sports reporter Jason Nadolinski at jnadolinski@beenews.com. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Parkinson’s support group plans meeting   More...

Business

SPREADING THE ‘HOPE’

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently hosted a dinner at The Buffalo Club for members of the media who are involved with the Project Hope campaign. The initiative promotes awareness of prescription drug abuse. More...

Chamber set to celebrate 2014 honorees

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014 Chamber Award winners and will celebrate them all during a Hawaiian-themed gala reception on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St.  More...

Events

SCORE looking for business mentor volunteers   More...

District budget looking better

Hicks estimates 2.2 to 2.6 percent tax levy increase

It’s certainly less controversial than last year. (See editorial on page four) More...

More tax-exempt projects concern fire district

Concerns about the increased demand that proposed additional senior housing on the Brothers of Mercy campus will place on first responders were raised during the Town Board meeting on Jan. 22.  Representatives from Clarence Fire District No. More...

Local News

Corwin hopeful ‘APPLE Plan’ has answers to Common Core dilemma

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin joined other members of the New York State Assembly’s Republican Conference last week to announce the introduction of the “APPLE Plan,” or Achieving Pupil Preparedness and Launching Excellence, a comprehens More...

Clarence to host One Region Forward workshop

A One Region Forward Community Congress workshop, sponsored by the Clarence Industrial Development Agency, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

PIE BAKING CONTEST

Terry Ross, center, won first place overall for her sour cream apple crumb pie during the Clarence Senior Center’s inaugural National Pie Day baking contest on Jan. 23. More...

Letters to the Editor

Gratitude due for area support

The Craig family truly appreciates all of the support that we have received for Amy.  Thanks go out to our family, friends and the community for the outpouring of prayers and love that we have received.  More...

Recovery aided by actions, prayers

The family of Keith Smith would like to thank everyone for their help and support after Keith’s accident on Oct. More...

Obituaries

John P. Maley, businessman

John P. Maley, 81, of Clarence, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Mr. Maley was born June 8, 1932, in Buffalo where he was a graduate of Canisius High School. At St. More...

Natalie P. Kaufman, Kaleida Health

Natalie P. Kaufman (nee Turner), 53, of Clarence Center, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.  Mrs. Kaufman was born Oct. 13, 1960, in Buffalo. More...

Death Notice

DOMIN, John Valentine, of Clarence died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Mr. Domin is survived by his parents, Barbara (nee Baumgartner) and Jack; one sister, Deborah Brodzik; and one brother, Jeffrey. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. More...

Lifestyles

WINTERFEST 2014

Hundreds of people packed into Clarence Town Park on Sunday afternoon for Winterfest – a joint celebration of the season put on annually by the Clarence Youth Bureau and Clarence Chamber of Commerce. More...

Film aims to STOP — not just raise awareness of — domestic violence

Many advocacy groups work to raise awareness about domestic violence.  But local director and actor Brandyn Williams had a more ambitious goal: making a film that would inspire action against such abuse.   More...

Clarence wrestling to host fundraiser

Alumni and friends of Clarence wrestling are invited to the inaugural Clarence Wrestling Fundraiser and Night Out at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at American Legion Post 838, 5850 Goodrich Road. More...


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