Weekly Feature



February 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Flight 3407 remembrance ceremony, vigil planned for tonight

Family members and friends of the victims of Continental Connection Flight 3407 are invited to a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the crash at 8 tonight at Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. More...

Editorials

Low attendance at legislative forum unacceptable

Bee Editorial

During the Clarence Central School District Board of Education meeting on Monday, board Trustee Julie McCullough mentioned that she and Superintendent Geoff Hicks, as well as several PTO members, were in attendance last weekend at the annual legislat More...

Spindle items

• POLL QUESTION — Last week following our story on the Flight 3407 vigil, in which it was announced that organizer Marilyn Kausner would be stepping down, we posed a question to our readers as to whether or not the vigil should continue. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 14, 1889   Our fellow Clarence townsman, George W. Harroun, has been suddenly called away by death. Being superintendent of the Sunday school of the Disciple Church, they can ill spare him.  More...

Police Blotter

Car thief mistakes diaper bag for purse

Saturday, Feb. 1  • Deputies responded to Walmart on Transit Road for a report of shoplifting. A 44-year-old woman and 21-year-old man were each charged with petit larceny and were released on appearance tickets.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.No matter what the season, day or night, it is optional to come to a complete stop at the intersection of Strickler and Greiner. I’ve witnessed this numerous times if there is no immediate traffic coming. More...

Education

SLEEPOUT FOR THE HOMELESS

Clarence High School seniors Kristen George, left, and Kayleigh Reed enjoy a quick round of “snow baseball” during the 24th annual Clarence High School Sleepout for the Homeless on Friday night in the school’s parking lot. More...

Enrichment foundation makes final restorations

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation was established last summer in response to extensive districtwide cuts in extracurricular and athletic programming.  More...

Assemblymen agree that state education needs reform

An opportunity for area school board members and parents to ask the important questions of their state representatives was poorly attended by legislators.  (See editorial on page 4)  More...

Lifestyles

The backer breaks new ground, ideas come to life through Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a creative hub where ideas can become reality. Launched in 2009, the innovative platform allows artists, musicians, designers and filmmakers to create an independent project, with full responsibility, to gain support.  More...

Lions Club slates annual pancake breakfast

The Clarence Lions Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Clarence High School cafeteria, 9625 Main St. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 and free for children younger than 6. More...

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

Fox Creek changing definition of senior living

A new community in Amherst is looking to break the mold on what traditionally comes to mind regarding senior living.  Fox Creek Estates, at 9500 Transit Road, Amherst, recently opened the first of two 104-unit buildings and is quickly reaching f More...

Montgomery Park provides residents with comfort, abundant activities

At Montgomery Park Independent Retirement Living, the focus of its management team is to provide residents with a comfortable setting for activities, events and relaxation.  Montgomery Park, at 6363 Transit Road, near Casey Road in East Amherst, More...

Martucci hired by Keenan Communications

Clarence resident Allie Martucci has been hired by Keenan Communications Group of Buffalo as an associate. Martucci will focus on social media and public relations.  More...

Short turnaround will likely delay veterans’ exemption

An old piece of state legislation that was finally passed this winter and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo may provide Clarence veterans with new school district tax exemptions. More...

Countywide rise in heroin abuse not lost on Powers

Last week’s announcement by Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Local News

CELEBRITY CHEF PAULA DEEN

CELEBRITY CHEF PAULA DEEN speaks to a crowd of 1,000 people on Saturday during an appearance at Samuel’s Grande Manor, which featured a live cooking demonstration. More...

Police, courts discuss heroin abuse in county

According to the Erie County Department of Health, heroin abuse is rampant in Erie County. More...

News Brief

The Erie County Association of School Boards will present a workshop for prospective school board candidates from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Erie 1 BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Drug epidemic goes beyond celebrities

Aren’t all drug-related deaths tragic? If so, why do we as a community and a nation tend to ignore the 38,000 overdose deaths in the United States each year until it claims the life of someone with celebrity status?  More...

Concert group seeks volunteers

Thank you for your editorial on volunteering in the town. More...

Obituaries

Joseph M. Tripi, accountant

Joseph M. Tripi, 81, of Clarence, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.  Mr. Tripi was born in Buffalo on Sept. 21, 1932. More...

Death Notices

BELISLE, Raymond O., of Clarence, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Mr. Belisle is survived by one son, James M.; two daughters, Barbara Matysiak and Margaret Pidgeon; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Boys bowling clinches first league title in 10 years

Clarence’s bowling team won its first league title since the 2003-04 championship it shared with Frontier thanks to its efforts in last week’s matches. 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...

Highlight-reel performances guide swimmers to Class A title

Boys swimming coach Eric Mc- Claren called the Red Devils’ performance at Saturday’s annual Class A Championships “probably the second-best team effort — behind only the 2000 defeat of Orchard Park — that I have seen at More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Parkinson’s support group plans meeting   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 13 - sun. 16   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 13   More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 13  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve - Hike, Snowshoe or Cross-Country Ski — This 3- to 4-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. More...


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