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September 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence artist to lead events at Comics Fest

Clarence resident and artist Jeff Perdziak fondly remembers reading some of his favorite superhero comic books when he was a kid. More...

Editorials

Time to vote yes on district upgrades is now

Bee Editorial

The Clarence Board of Education voted Monday to give the public a chance to decide what the district will look like for decades to come. We hope the community will choose to embrace an updated version.  More...

Spindle items

• COMICS FEST — I was never much of a superhero comic book fan when I was young. I was into comic strips in the newspaper such as Peanuts and my all-time favorite, Calvin & Hobbes.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 26, 1889   Miss Manson, teacher in Parker Union School, is quite sick with pneumonia. Miss Dora Turk is teaching in her place.  Potatoes are worth one dollar per bag.  More...

Police Blotter

Burglar alarm tripped by home’s two dogs

Saturday, Sept. 13  • A resident of Woodruff Drive reported that someone was shooting in the area. Patrol checked the area. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

GRIFFITHS, Robert, of Clarence, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Mr. Griffiths is survived by his wife, Carol; two sons, Wayne and Kenneth; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one son, Ronald. More...

Lifestyles

Music Education hits perfect note for districts

Many people consider themselves musicians, whether singing in the car or breaking into an air guitar session among friends.  The molding of great musicians — and not just the ones who think they are — starts in the school system, and More...

Women’s Guild craft show scheduled

The St. Teresa’s Women’s Guild will host its 30th annual Country Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 5777 Buell St., Akron. More...

Youth Bureau

Just for Girls - Halloween Fun!  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 26  Gala at the Gardens — Event features cocktails, silent and basket auctions, live auction, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Performance

thurs. 25   More...

Film/Video

fri. 26  Lifeboat — Alfred Hitchcock’s 1944 film starring Tallulah Bankhead, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net  tues. More...

School repairs, field proposals approved by board

District to vote Nov. 18

Clarence residents will have the opportunity to voice their opinion this fall on proposals to upgrade school district buildings and athletic facilities.  (See editorial on page four)  At the Board of Education meeting on Monday night, trus More...

Messy Church connects children to worship

Hopping across the pond and into the hearts of Sunday School families, Messy Church is an alternative form of Bible study tailored to fit restless children.  A method created in England is being adopted by two local churches in the hope that fam More...

Local News

Clarence man charged with growing pot

A Clarence man is facing misdemeanor charges after it was discovered he had been cultivating marijuana outside his home, according to a press release from the state police.  Troopers responded to an address on Xavier Drive at about 1:45 p.m. More...

Health Department focuses on enterovirus D68 strain, flu shots

Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein confirmed on Monday that there are 14 cases of enterovirus D68 strain in Erie County, with more being processed.  More...

Enrichment foundation’s carnival to return for homecoming

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation announced it will hold its second annual Homecoming Carnival on Saturday, Oct 11, starting with a breakfast at 8 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Center offers quality programs

The Sept. 3 issue of The Bee contained a letter that raised concerns relating to the process by which directors of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc., the nonprofit corporation that is responsible for running the Senior Citizens Center, are selected. More...

Memorial blood drive a success

On behalf of the employees of the Clarence Highway Department, Denise and Paul Englert, and the entire Englert family, I would like to thank all of the community groups, businesses and residents that helped support the Unyts blood drive that was held More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.What’s the matter with you people who are walking your dogs on the bike path and not picking up after them? That’s horrible. Please be a responsible dog owner. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball earns rare win over OP

Clarence girls volleyball coach Michael Meyer finally picked up a victory over Orchard Park Friday and, in the process, pushed the Lady Red Devils to their best divisional start in the four years that he’s been in charge of the program.  More...

Youth basketball league sign-ups set

Clarence Youth Basketball, which is open to boys and girls in grades four through nine, is currently holding registration for its upcoming 2014-15 season. More...

Girls soccer team posts pair of shutouts, stays unbeaten

Clarence’s girls soccer team improved to 7-0 on the season after posting shutout victories over league foes Jamestown and Orchard Park in its two most recent games.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Scarecrow Festival continues at market   More...

Business

New Image acquires laser for hair regrowth

As a way to provide the public with a noninvasive way to regrow hair, Sherri Arbabzadeh researched a new hair-growth laser machine designed by Dallas resident John Carullo. More...

Pumpkin pie-eating competition this weekend

The Great Pumpkin Farm takes pumpkin pie to another level during its officially sanctioned World Pumpkin Pie-Eating Competition at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Fall Fest returns to Clarence Center this weekend

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association will host its fifth annual Fall Fest from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, in the area surrounding the intersection of Clarence Center and Goodrich roads.  More...


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