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May 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Budget vote, board elections set for next week

Residents of the Clarence School District will have the opportunity to voice their opinion of the Board of Education’s adopted 2014-15 budget during the annual budget vote and board election, to be held from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

State testing numbers announced

Participation rate falls within federal guidelines

State math assessments were administered to students in grades three through eight April 30 through May 2, and numbers on how many students in Clarence refused to take the exams — as well as English language arts state tests at the beginning of More...

Editorials

Have best interests of students in mind at the polls

Bee Editorial

Every year, residents are asked to vote on their school district’s budget and board candidates. More...

Spindle items

• MUDDY WATER — During the past few months, there has been a lot of heated debate about what the town can or should be doing to alleviate flooding issues. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 16, 1889   Any carpenter in search of a job should apply to Messrs. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The 17th annual prom for Clarence seniors, given by the honor society and student council, was delightful. The students were so courteous and made us feel special. More...

Education

Clarence Middle School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year at Clarence Middle:  Grade Six  More...

Sports

Slowinski sets four records in boys lax win

It’s hard to imagine a week in Clarence boys lacrosse history where a victory over Orchard Park doesn’t receive top billing, but then again, most weeks don’t include efforts where a player sets four program records in a single game. More...

Mix of offense, defense propels softball squad to four victories

Different games saw different elements take center stage, but in the end all four contests that Clarence’s softball team played last week ended in victory as the Lady Red Devils improved to 12-1 on the season and further cemented their spot ato More...

Boys tennis team finishes regular season in second

Clarence’s boys tennis team concluded its regular season Friday with a 5-0 loss to Orchard Park that had to move indoors once rain arrived in the area.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

‘Flower Days’ continue at farmers market   More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2014 10:16 AM

Polls are open

A reminder that polls are open until 9 p.m. in the Clarence and Williamsville school districts. See stories in last Wednesday's issue for details about contested board of education races, budgets and propositions. More...

Ben Sauer dies overnight

The bright-eyed, 5-year-old Clarence Center boy who galvanized the community to hope that even the worst diagnosis could be overcome with faith and hope has passed away.Benjamin David Sauer died overnight, according to reports in other local media ou More...

BALD FOR BUCKS

Clarence High School senior Adam Juda gets his head shaved by Joanne Kohnen from Joanne’s Country Salon during a Bald for Bucks event held Friday at Clarence High School. More...

Trails, easements approved amid concerns from neighbors

The proposed Northwoods subdivision received final recommendation for its proposed recreation trail, sidewalks, setbacks and pond access during the Planning Board meeting on May 7.  Approval of the 150-plus single-family home subdivision, locate More...

Local News

Priore withdraws from Board of Education race

Clarence Board of Education candidate Dennis Priore announced late Wednesday afternoon that he would be withdrawing from the May 20 district election. More...

New bill advocates for abortion clinic inspections, women’s health

Clarence Assemblywoman Jane Corwin and downstate colleague Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis have drafted legislation that require the state health commissioner to inspect abortion clinics biannually.  “As state lawmakers, ensuring the heal More...

Williamsville schools seek establishment of reserve fund

Next week, residents of the Williamsville School District will have an opportunity to re-elect three incumbents whose terms expire at the end of June to the Board of Education.  Patricia Losito, Michael Schmidt and Ronald Shubert are each runnin More...

Letters to the Editor

Residents’ interests come before plaza’s

Which group of citizens is more important: customers of Eastgate Plaza or residents of Clarence? The answer probably depends on which public servant you ask.  More...

Police Blotter

Medicine cabinet attracts open house visitors

Saturday, May 3  • Multiple police departments responded to Howdy’s on Main Street for a report of a large group of people who were engaged in a brawl. A large crowd was dispersed by officers. More...

Obituaries

Francis A. Rouse, US Marine Corps veteran

Francis A. Rouse, 91, of Clarence, died Monday, May 5, 2014.  Mr. Rouse served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific arena. He was a member of the military from September 1942 to January 1946. More...

Death Notice

PONTRELLO, Geraldine (nee Pezzino), of Clarence, died May 9, 2014. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Challenger Baseball

...providing joy for all involved

On any weekend, take a stroll through your community, and you’re bound to see masses of Little League teams competing in America’s pastime.  The same is true on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings at the Central Amherst Little Le More...

Garden Friends perennial plant sale set

The Garden Friends of Clarence will host its annual perennial plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the large pavilion at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St.   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

Symposium to encourage work-life balance

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual Women in Business Symposium on Wednesday, May 21, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence. More...

Academy teams up with GEICO for internships

Some high school students in Clarence will be getting their first taste of the real-world job market this summer, thanks to a new cooperative educational program between the school’s Academy of Business & Finance and insurance company GEICO More...

Perfect Gift to host ‘Pay it Forward’ event

Clarence Center boutique shop The Perfect Gift, 6000 Goodrich Road, will host a “Pay it Forward” event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17.  More...


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