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May 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Parents hope to raise blood clot awareness amidst loss

When Paul and Denise Englert’s only child, Paul Jr., died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism last fall, their world was irrevocably changed.  More...

Editorials

Assembly needs to pass Alix’s Law before session ends

Bee Editorial

I t has now been three years since the tragic death of Alexandria “Alix” Rice, the Amherst skateboarder who was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Heim Road.  More...

Spindle items

• CLOSE TO HOME — An email I received about two weeks ago made my heart skip a beat. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 30, 1889   Mrs. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Battle of Books’ fun, rewarding

Each summer, the Clarence Public Library competes in the countywide “Battle of the Books.” Last year the Clarence team brought home the championship trophy.  More...

Schools successful with balancing act

I’d like to thank the voters of Clarence for passing the school budget and bus proposition.  More...

Thanks for support in district election

This past Tuesday Night was a great victory for the Clarence Central School District.  More...

Education

Clarence teen selected to attend West Point summer program

Clarence resident Aidan Barczak has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience in June.  Barczak is a junior at Canisius High School in Buffalo. He interns at Rep. More...

St. Joe’s posts honor roll

The following Clarence and Williamsville students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute:  Honor Roll  Grade nine  More...

Christian Central Academy posts honor roll

The following Clarence and Williamsville students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year at Christian Central Academy in Williamsville:  Audrey Blackburn, Madison Burr, Justin Cangé, David DeSing, Esth More...

Lifestyles

Walking with light, spiritualism flows through LILY DALE

My grandmother collected frogs. More...

Women’s Club to hear zoo president

The Clarence Women’s Club will hold this year’s closing meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 2, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. More...

Images that captured Clarence

May 2014

SALUTING THE GREATEST GENERATION — Boy Scouts from Troops 27 and 250 salute veterans returning from their Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport on May 3 More...

Business

Market full season to begin next weekend

This column is produced by the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market.  The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market fullseason opener will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 7.  More...

Paid training programs available for health care jobs

The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board announced last week its continuation of paid training programs as the result of a Health Profession Opportunity Grant awarded through the U.S. More...

Erie County Legislature allocates additional $5 million for roadwork

The Erie County Legislature recently allocated $5 million for additional roadwork this year.  At a recent session, the Legislature unanimously approved a resolution to transfer the $5 million from the undesignated fund balance, which currently t More...

Land conservation program awarded

Since 2002, the Clarence Greenprint program has been acquiring and preserving farmland in town, protecting it from development. More...

Cuomo, Hochul initiate campaign in WNY

A day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that Kathy Hochul would be his running mate in his fall re-election bid, both candidates began their campaign on Friday with a visit to Western New York.  More...

Local News

Saga of good versus evil continues in ‘Alice’s Army’

Clarence author Alycia Ripley has returned to area bookshelves with “Alice’s Army”— the second installment in her trilogy loosely based on Lewis Carroll’s mid-19th-century classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonde More...

District budget passes; Kloss, Andrews, Stock elected

Voters overwhelmingly approved the Clarence Central School District’s 2014-15 budget, with 77 percent of residents approving the proposal. More...

State Senate moves Alix’s Law to Assembly

Earlier this month, the State Senate was unanimous in passing Alix’s Law, which would make it illegal to leave the scene of an accident while intoxicated.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Police Blotter

Sleep-over boredom leads to doorbell headaches

Saturday, May 17  • Deputies responded to the report of a vehicle driving recklessly in the area of Shimerville Road. A 51-year-old woman was charged with felony driving while intoxicated. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The previous caller complaining about Eastbrooke residents opposing Greiner egress should walk a mile in our shoes. A few seconds saved for his/her once or twice weekly trips to the plaza is a daily chaotic hazard to us. More...

Sports

Boys earn fifth straight title clash with OP; girls’ ‘best effort’ not enough in semifinals

Lacrosse playoffs

Clarence’s two lacrosse teams emerged from their recent respective Section VI Class A semifinals under opposite circumstances, with the boys’ squad earning a fifth consecutive title dance with Orchard Park via its 10-8 victory over Lancas More...

OAKES OK WITH CANISIUS

Lex Oakes, front row middle, recently signed his national letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career starting in the fall at Canisius College. More...

Class of four to be added to Clarence Wall of Fame

The four newest members of Clarence’s Athletic Department Wall of Fame will be inducted during a ceremony slated to start at 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school’s athletic foyer. There is no cost to attend.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

‘Flower Days’ continue at Farmers Market   May Flower Days will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 31 at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St. More...


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