Weekly Feature



April 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Stock added to list of board of education candidates

A fourth candidate has thrown his name into the ring for one of the three seats that are up for election on the Clarence Board of Education this spring.  More...

Budget adopted, bus fleet discussed

A debate about whether or not to purchase 12 new vehicles for Clarence’s school bus fleet kicked off the Clarence Board of Education meeting on Monday.  (See editorial on page four)  Those for and against the $995,000 bus purchase pro More...

Editorials

District’s new vehicle proposition a no-brainer

Bee Editorial

I n addition to this year’s $72.59 million school budget proposal, the Clarence Central School District is also asking residents to approve an almost $1 million vehicle purchase proposition. More...

Spindle items

• EASTER BUNNY — Some of you may remember in the past that I mentioned I am the proud parent of two yellow Labrador retrievers. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 11, 1889   Mr. Frank Bivens of Clarence has had the misfortune of spraining his ankle, but by the aid of crutches, he is able to be around.  Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I suggest anyone unhappy with the green garbage truck rate increase should call the blue garbage truck. They have not changed their rate in more than two years; I’m a senior citizen, and it is affordable. Please leave the town out of it.  More...

Education

Correction

Fourth-grade student Zack Dicey was misidentified in a photograph related to an article about the Harris Hill Carnival in the April 2 issue.   More...

Sports

Top pitcher, offensive threat return to softball team

Given the tremendous amount of success that Clarence’s softball program has had over the last few years, the Lady Red Devils probably won’t have many sympathizers where their youthful status is concerned this spring — especially whe More...

Boys lacrosse team posts pair of lopsided victories

Josh Slowinski turned in one of the greatest individual efforts in Clarence boys lacrosse program history March 31, scoring six goals, scooping up 19 ground balls and winning 18 of 21 faceoff attempts to guide the Red Devils past Amherst, 14-5. More...

State finalist baseball team hoping for renewed success

Clarence’s baseball team rode the pitching of a Major League prospect all the way to the state Class AA championship game last spring and came tantalizingly close to winning it all in what was a record-setting 23-3 campaign.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 10  PigPen Theatre Co. — Best known for its presentation of “The Old Man and the Old Moon,” the group will have a one-night-only performance at 8 p.m. More...

Concerts

thurs. 10  Singer, songwriter and guitarist John Sebastian has a local appearance scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at the Hamburg Palace, 31 Buffalo St., Hamburg; $. 649-2295 or www.hamburgpalace.com   More...

Art

thurs. 10  2014 Student Thesis Exhibition Prospectus — Thursday, April 10, through April 30, Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org  fri. 11   More...

Coffee talk

Friends Heather Morgante, left, Heather Misinec, Nicole LaBarge and Abby Charland take advantage of the sunny and mild weather during their visit Sunday afternoon to Clarence Center Coffee Company & Cafe.   More...

Golf dome could fall victim to housing project

Enjoy the Wehrle Golf Dome while you still can.  During the April 2 Town Board meeting, Regent Development introduced plans to build a 124-unit multifamily housing complex on the site of the golf dome, located at 8230 Wehrle Drive.  Under t More...

Bee Newspapers honored by NY Press Association

Bee Group Newspapers captured three awards in this year’s Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the New York Press Association.  Managing Editor David Sherman won first place in the Spot News Photo category for a photo of a Clarence house More...

Local News

Girl becomes advocate for Tourette syndrome

Living with Tourette syndrome hasn’t been easy for Olivia Sambuchi, 14, but she’s ready to educate her peers on the often-misunderstood disorder.  The Clarence High School freshman completed training for The National Tourette Syndrom More...

Girl Scouts share faith through community service

Community service is often a reflection of one’s own faith. From volunteering to fundraising, there are many ways in which people pay it forward as an expression of their belief in a higher power.  More...

CABIN FEVER RELIEF

Robert Gaspa, of Clarence, walks his dogs, Maggie and Jerry, along Elmcroft Court on a sun-filled, mild Sunday.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Creation of library district needed

I am sorry that Erie County Legislator Edward Rath does not understand the need for the special library district.  Over the years, the Buffalo and Erie County Library System has suffered many cuts in funding. More...

Community made ‘Sleepout’ a success

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone in the Clarence community who helped make our 24th annual “Sleepout for the Homeless” a great success.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BECKER, Henry J., of Clarence, died Thursday, April 3, 2014. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Young builders exercise creative minds, social skills through virtual worlds

group of children huddle together with faces buried in personal electronic devices. More...

Recreation Department to hold fishing derby

The Clarence Recreation Department will host its annual fishing derby from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 12, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. This catch-and-release event is for ages 15 and younger. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. More...

Business

East Amherst volunteer recognized by lung association

This year, the week of April 6 is recognized as National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  The American Lung Association of the Northeast celebrates their volunteers year-round, with more than 22,000 who lend their support throughout the year, but r More...

Financial planner honored for volunteer work

Clarence businessman Paul R. More...

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny this weekend

The Easter Bunny will be at the Eastern Hills Mall in front of Bon-Ton between now and Saturday, April 19.  More...


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