Weekly Feature



March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Catholic Charities provides beneficial services to all

Bee Editorial

Every year, Catholic Charities holds an Appeal fundraiser in order to continue providing numerous services to the community.  More...

Spindle items

• ST. PATRICK’S DAY — Monday is the day where we all can consider ourselves a little bit Irish: St. Patrick’s Day.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 14, 1889   More...

Police Blotter

‘Suspicious vehicle’ occupants guilty of sledding

Saturday, March 1  • A resident of Westminster Drive reported hearing gunshots in the area. More...

Education

SCIENCE CHAMPS

The Clarence Middle School Science Olympiad team is moving on to the national competition in Washington, D.C., after winning the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl competition on Saturday at St. More...

Clarence teacher advocates technology as teaching tools

Even though he’s a history teacher at Clarence High School, Ronald Kotlik has always been fascinated with technology, having implemented different types in his classroom curriculum for student use.  More...

Foundation offers scholarships for graduating seniors

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing enrichment to students, will offer up to four $250 scholarships to selected CHS seniors who plan on furthering their education.  More...

Lifestyles

Irish Center to host traditional celebrations

For more than 40 years, the Buffalo Irish Center has been the gathering place for the community and all interested in Irish heritage and culture.  The Center, at 245 Abbott Road near Southside Parkway, Buffalo, showcases Irish music, dance and c More...

Ukrainian journalist visits area

Last October, Slavka Kutsay was scheduled to visit Buffalo State and discuss higher education reform in her native country of Ukraine.  Kutsay, a foreign journalist finishing her graduate studies at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyl Academy More...

Arguments against e-cigs may be blowing smoke

January marked the 50th anniversary of the surgeon general’s warning regarding the hazards of smoking cigarettes. More...

Man dies in fire above consignment shop

A man has died following a two-alarm fire in Clarence Center on Sunday night. More...

Town hall closed, meeting cancelled

The Town of Clarence closed down Town Hall at 2 p.m. today due to the weather. The Town Board meeting schduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight has been cancelled. More...

District debates curriculum materials

Course materials in both English and health classes at Clarence High School were brought into question and vehemently defended in front of a standing-room-only lecture hall during the Board of Education meeting on Monday night. More...

Local News

Concerns raised about gas station

A proposed Kenyon’s convenience store and gas station at 8250 Main St. looks to be heading toward reality. More...

Correction

Clarence senior Giovanna Fasanello recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her academic and field hockey careers starting in the fall at Central Michigan University, which was not the school listed in the caption for the photo of he More...

Catholic Charities seeks funds to continue serving communities

Basic human services such as food pantries, counseling and financial assistance are just some of the 70 programs Catholic Charities provides.  (See editorial on page 4)  More...

Letters to the Editor

Foundation exists to meet challenges

As we debate testing, common standards and funding education, we overlook a key question: What does it mean to be educated?  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GLASER, William J., of Clarence Center, died Monday, March 3, 2014. Mr. Glaser is survived by his wife, Helen K. More...

Sports

Lions Club girls all-star hoops rosters named

The Cheektowaga Lions Club, in conjunction with the Father Justin Council Knights of Columbus, will hold the 16th annual Senior High School Ladies Basketball Classic starting at 6:30 p.m. More...

Sports Development Fund accepting applications

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is announcing that applications are being accepted for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund.  The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 2. More...

All-Bee Basketball Team to be named

The 2013-14 installment of the annual All-Bee Basketball Team — boys and girls — will be named in the March 19/20 edition of The Bee. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Bluebird Trail plans information meeting   More...

Business

Keeping long-term care in mind

Planning for long-term care is something that can seem distant to many. But taking the necessary steps to plan for that time if and when it arrives can ensure that medical needs are met when they arise. More...

Bon-Ton sale returning to support Goodwill

The Bon-Ton located in Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, will host a “Stuff the Truck” event from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 13, in order to kick off its Spring Goodwill Sale.  More...

Volunteer group receives Oishei grant

Hearts and Hands — a not-for-profit, neighbor helping-neighbor organization serving individuals in Clarence — has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the John R. More...


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