Weekly Feature



March 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE

Harry Krey, 4, and his brother, Frankie, 2, of Clarence, watch the Lancaster St. Patrick's Day Parade on Central Avenue on Saturday.   More...

Editorials

Road concerns not new, so why no action?

Bee Editorial

Concerns about conditions on Conner Road are not new. The Clarence Bee has been reporting on the issue for a number of years. More...

Spindle items

• BLIZZARD — All the talk about blizzards this week had me thinking about something that hadn’t crossed my mind in many years — the Buffalo Blizzard indoor soccer club that played in Western New York from 1992 to 2001.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 21, 1889   Miss Lottie Roth of East Amherst attended the Teachers Institute at Clarence last week.  Wheat was in good demand today at Lockport: $1.03 a bushel. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.why is Supervisor Hartzell hiring a municipal research specialist? We already have four town board members and one town supervisor, plus a town secretary, town clerk and many assistants. Isn’t municipal research part of their job anyway?  More...

Education

Sheridan Hill fourth-grade students taking to stage to learn about New York’s history

Fourth-grade students at Sheridan Hill Elementary are once again taking to the stage to bring their curriculum to life.  All 99 students have been rehearsing since January to perform “A New Look at Old New York”— the third play More...

SHOW & TELL

Students Gianna Velasquez, left, Alina Khan, Ayden Jelsovsky and Aydin Khan spend some time with U.S. Olympic goalie Molly Schaus during a visit on March 11 to The Curious Minds Montessori School in Clarence Center. Schaus and the U.S. More...

Lifestyles

TEDxYouth@Buffalo event to focus on inspiring community youth

What if sharing a single idea had the power to affect an entire community?  Just “Imagine That,” the theme driving Buffalo’s independently organized TEDxYouth@ Buffalo conference, aims to turn kinetic the potential of a powerf More...

Boy Scouts to hold spaghetti dinner

Boy Scout Troop 93 based out of Harris Hill Elementary, will host its annual spaghetti dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. Tickets cost $10 per person and $4 for children 10 and younger. 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

Creative Inservices offers range of first aid training

Training others to save lives through first aid and CPR is the main focus of Creative Inservices.  The business, at 3620 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, offers several different classes to teach first aid, CPR and health education.  Amy Olsen, o More...

Town Justice Powers re-elected to court historical society

Clarence Town Justice Michael B. More...

Lorigo, colleagues request reform of Scaffold Law

The Erie County Legislature is calling on the state to reform a 129-year-old labor law that critics say drives up the cost of construction projects and hinders business development.  More...

Couple dies following fire above store

A Clarence couple has died following a two-alarm fire in Clarence Center on Sunday night.  State Police, which had been investigating the cause of the fire, identified the man as Charles Deppa, 45. More...

Conner Road conditions put back in spotlight

Concerns about deteriorating conditions on Goodrich Road were addressed during a Town Hall meeting between residents and elected officials in January. More...

Local News

CEO of Paula Deen Foods looks to grow brand here

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Steven Nanula first met with Paula Deen — the celebrity chef from Georgia — about three years ago to develop her own line of food products.  Since then, Nanula, president and chief executive officer of Paula Deen Foods — the fo More...

News Brief

The Clarence Rotary Club will begin ticket sales on April 1 for its 22nd annual Lobsterfest, being held at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. More...

Student bands to perform at Hard Rock Cafe

Students from Performing Arts in Depew will be showing off their musical savvy at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 30, at the Hard Rock Cafe, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Ben Sauer provides teachable moment

Teachers live for what we call “teachable moments.” These moments have nothing to do with test scores, report cards or the Common Core curriculum. More...

District ‘debates’ course materials

Monday’s board meeting was not a debate. Concerned citizens had planned to attend the board meeting to voice opinions and discuss the English and health curricula. More...

Questions linger about Lahti letter

Ginger Lahti’s recent letter concerning Clarence curriculum choices indicates that the Lahti/Showalter/Americans For Prosperity roadshow is once again in action.  Why did only a select group of Clarence taxpayers receive the letter? More...

Sports

Bill Shaw named girls’ top coach in first year with North

All-Bee Basketball

Williamsville North head coach Bill Shaw has always had a knack for getting into a sectional championship game.  In his first year coaching the Lady Spartans, Shaw led the team to a berth in the Class AA title game against Jamestown. More...

All-Bee Hockey Teams to be named

The 2013-14 installment of the annual All-Bee Hockey Team — boys and girls — will be named in the March 26/27 edition of The Bee. More...

All-Bee Team named; process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Harris Hill PTO sets garage sale tag pickup   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 20   More...

Special Events

thurs. 20  Spring It On — A 24-hour online fundraising event designed to raise awareness and funds for nonprofit organizations throughout WNY with a one-day focus, 8 a.m. Thursday, March 20, to 8 a.m. Friday, March 21. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 20  Houghton Park/Buffalo River — This 3-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Park, 4 p.m. Thursday, March 20, meet in the parking lot of Houghton Academy on Clinton St., Buffalo. More...


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