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February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Cuomo presents 2014-15 state budget

IBM to bring 500 jobs to area as anchor tenant

Approximately 500 high-tech jobs will be brought to Buffalo by IBM, according to Gov. More...

Editorials

Pass the bus bond to get kids to and from school safely

Bee Editorial

The Clarence Central School District is asking residents to approve an almost $1 million bond to finance the purchase of 12 new vehicles this spring. We support the proposal and hope that voters will too when district elections are held May 20.  More...

Spindle items

• SUNSHINE — If you’re anything like me, you’ve noticed that the sun has been lingering a little longer with the passing of each day.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 28, 1889   Gen. Harrison and party arrived at Washington at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday. More...

Police Blotter

Man charged with road rage at carwash

Sunday, Feb. 16  • A 32-year-old woman was charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended registration and operating without insurance following a traffic accident on Transit Road.  More...

Obituaries

Carol M. Spoth, founder Spoth’s Farm Market

Carol M. Spoth (nee Burkard), 76, of Clarence, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.  Mrs. Spoth was born in Buffalo on April 14, 1937. She grew up in Swormville, N.Y., remained there all her life and was baptized at St. Mary’s Church.  More...

Sports

Boys hoops tops North in ‘AA’ semifinal

Buffalo State College hasn’t always been the friendliest of neutral sites for Clarence’s boys basketball team, but it looked like the relationship between the two was back on solid ground Monday night.  More...

Red Devils take unofficial swimming Sectional title

Clarence’s boys swimming team took home the unofficial team title from the recently-held Section VI Championship meet, as numerous Red Devils turned in solid performances in a meet that features the area’s top 24 participants in each even More...

Strong second-quarter effort helps propel Lady Red Devil cagers to win

Clarence’s girls basketball team connected for five of its seven three-point baskets for the game in the second quarter of Thursday’s Section VI Class AA prequarterfinal against eighth-seeded Niagara Wheatfield, which contributed to a 23- More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Art show to benefit Family Justice Center   More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 28   More...

Theatre

fri. 28  American Idiot — This one-act musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day’s rock opera of the same name, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Speakers

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Tax levy increases slightly, no cuts foreseen

New budget information from Albany received during the past month establishes the Clarence School District’s tax cap at 3.16 percent for 2014-15. That is slightly higher than the estimated 2.2 to 2.6 percent projected in January.  More...

District makes case for bus bond proposal

The fleet of school buses servicing students in the Clarence School District is aging, and Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks wants to replace 12 vehicles this year to avoid the high costs associated with maintaining them.  (See editorial on page fou More...

Local News

Gas station employee charged with grand larceny

A Clarence man is facing felony theft charges after his employer conducted a lengthy internal investigation into his bookkeeping habits.  State Police were contacted on Feb. More...

Not-so-historical journey brought to life in ‘Spamalot’

Arthur, King of the Britons, and his knights pursue a holy quest full of humor and heart in Clarence High School’s production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot.”  More...

Changes in license processing sought to increase organ donors

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is urging the state Department of Motor vehicles to make changes to its driver’s license application process in order to increase the population of organ donors. More...

Letters to the Editor

CSEF success thanks to donors

I am pleased to report that the Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has successfully completed its one-year restoration initiative to bring back 33 extracurricular clubs, 13 boys and girls athletic teams a More...

Award is shared with community

As the 2014 Citizen of the Year, I must say thank you to so many. I have not arrived at this destination on my own. We live in a great community with one of the finest school systems in the state.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Great! Yet another taxpayer burden proposed by Supervisor Hartzell. A new state police barracks? Won’t this require a public referendum, just like the supervisor wanted to see with the Eastern Hills ice rink proposal? More...

Education

Clarence representatives to attend Ken-Ton rally against GEA

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District is hosting a rally against the state taking money away from school districts, a practice known as the Gap Elimination Adjustment.  More...

EA teacher selected for statewide Common Core panel

East Aurora High School teacher Todd Hathaway will be part of Gov. More...

Post scholarship applicants needed

American Legion Post 838 is encouraging all college-bound seniors at Clarence High School to apply for this spring’s scholarship award. More...

Lifestyles

Contemporary design redefined

Commonplace appearance second to individual aesthetic in decorating with ‘junk’

Finding the extraordinary within the ordinary is a process individual to those who dare view an object or item in a different light. More...

Clarence veterans group hosting fundraiser

Clarence Citizens for Veterans will host its third annual “Open Your Heart” fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Library Calendar

Story programs  More...

Business

Dash’s honored for consistent commitment to Clarence customers, community

Dash’s Market has been a fixture in Western New York since Joseph and Mary Dash opened their first grocery store at Fillmore Avenue and Sidney Street on the East Side of Buffalo in 1923.  Today, the family-owned chain boasts five locations More...

Bennett acknowledged for lifetime of service

Clarence attorney James Bennett has spent his life serving Western New York as both a volunteer and advocate for those in need. More...

Clarence resident celebrates anniversary with McGuire Group

Clarence resident Terry Tredo recently celebrated her five-year employment anniversary with The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility.  More...


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