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March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School budget stagnant while awaiting state’s plan

Not much has changed in the past month as far as next year’s Clarence school budget is concerned.  Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks outlined the district’s 2014-15 budget proposal for a third and final time during a public hearing on M More...

Editorials

Programs at BOCES develop into career paths

Bee Editorial

The students participating in the fashion design and merchandising program through the Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Center are being given an incredible opportunity to harness skills applicable to future careers.  More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 28, 1889   Last Sunday morning, the Presbyterian church caught fire by the way of the furnace in the basement. It was discovered just in time to save the church. The floor and carpet were badly burned.  More...

Police Blotter

Burnt toast sounds alarm at The Maples

Saturday, March 15  • Deputies charged a 36-year-old male with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Susan Drive for a speeding violation. More...

Obituaries

Walter C. Schott, past chief, Harris Hill Fire Co.

Walter C. Schott, 84, of Clarence, died Sunday, March 23, 2014.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

BARTKOWIAK, Bonita (nee Sarnowski), formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, March 20, 2014. Mrs. Bartkowiak is survived by one daughter, Robin Maggio; one son, Douglas; and five grandchildren. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Sports

North, OP earn lion’s share of First Team nods

2013-14 All-Bee Boys Hockey

Williamsville North’s and Orchard Park’s boys hockey teams had some of the Western New York Varsity Hockey Federation’s best players this winter, as evidenced by the Spartans and Quakers taking up two-thirds of the First Team spots More...

Marauders’ team leader Perna named boys’ inaugural Most Valuable Player

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Many sources of inspiration guide boys’ Coach of the Year Crozier

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What's Going On

What's Going On

Clarence Rotary to kick off Porsche raffle More...

Proposed bus yard splits Planning Board

Plans to turn a vacant Transit Road lot into a bus storage yard for the Williamsville School District divided the Town Planning Board during its meeting on March 19.  More...

Kloss announces plans to seek fourth term

Clarence Board of Education Trustee Maryellen Kloss has announced her intention to seek a fourth, three-year term on the board.  Retired education administrator Dennis Priore declared his candidacy in February, making Kloss the second person to More...

Local News

News Brief

The Town of Clarence Recreation Department is now accepting applications for summer 2014 lifeguards, recreation attendants, recreation specialists and recreation supervisors.  More...

ALONG FOR THE RIDE

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath joined Clarence Meals on Wheels volunteer George Manthey on March 19 for the annual Champions for Meals event. More...

‘Bark in the Park’ returning to Town Park June 28

Bark in the Park — the only day of the year in which leashed canines are allowed in Clarence town parks — will return from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Main Street Town Park.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Know facts before voting on buses

Much of the following regarding the school bus proposition is from the Feb. 24 Clarence School Board budget study session. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Thank you to those who spoke out with differing opinions from the majority at the Clarence High School board meeting. I feel sorry for the students who opt out at a time in their lives when they want desperately to fit in. More...

Education

Clarence teacher inducted into Bandmasters Association

Clarence High School music teacher William Eicher was recently inducted into the American Bandmasters Association.  Established in 1930 by Edwin Franko Goldman, the ABA recognizes and honors outstanding achievements in the field of the concert b More...

Ledgeview student’s geography knowledge leads to state competition in Albany

Ledgeview Elementary fifth-grader Luke Webster has been named a semifinalist in the 2014 National Geographic Bee and will compete Friday, April 4, at the New York State Museum, Cultural Education Center in Albany.  More...

YOUTH LEADERSHIP

Students from Clarence High School are shown at the recent Association of New York State Youth Bureaus’ Youth Leadership Forum in Albany. The group met with both state Sen. More...

Lifestyles

From the sly fox to the court jester

April Fools’ Day reveals the craftiest prank around town

The April Fools’ Day tradition fuels the prankster. More...

Clarence Jaycees schedules antique show

The 54th annual Clarence Jaycees Antique Show & Sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Bee Senior News

“The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Business

Area Volvo a second home for salesman

Buying a new or used car is often a difficult decision, rife with small questions that lead to a big decision: What amenities do I need? Which ones do I want? Is it safe enough? Will I still like that color paint in two years?  More...

Returning, new events coming to Hollow

I am happy to report that many new Clarence Hollow Association endeavors, as well as improvements to existing ones, are moving forward. First, let’s talk about those things that we will continue.  More...

News Briefs

The Town of Clarence Ethics Board will hold its next meeting at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, in the Kathleen Hallock Conference Room at Town Hall, 1 Town Place.   More...


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