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November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Painkiller abuse to be topic of upcoming forum

The Clarence Youth Board and Bureau will present a discussion that includes personal stories of addiction during a forum set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Clarence Town Hall.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Editorials

Appreciate the impact of drug abuse speaking event

Bee Editorial

The Clarence Youth Board and Bureau will present a discussion that includes personal stories of addiction during a forum set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place. More...

Spindle items

• IT’S ELECTRIC— Clarence is going to be getting a Tesla motors charging station in the near future. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 14, 1889   There are rumors of a wedding. A certain doctor is seen in town quite often.  Miss Emily Hayes is delighted with Bethany College in West Virginia, where she is taking the ladies college course.  More...

Police Blotter

Bar crowd gets rowdy at Howdy’s

Saturday, Nov. 1  • Two 18-year-old men and a 29-year-old man were arrested on narcotics charges following a traffic stop on Main Street. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I want to thank the town board for finally standing up for the town parks security department by keeping the town supervisor from enacting increased cuts to the department in the 2015 budget. More...

Education

School bond votes taking place Tuesday

Voters will have an opportunity to decide if they want to bond out two multimillion-dollar capital improvement projects for the Clarence School District on Tuesday.  More...

SHERIDAN HILL FOOD DRIVE

Student teacher Paige Piasecki, left, Katie Buckley and Abby Bishara gather items for the Sheridan Hill PTO’s Food Drive to Help Hungry Neighbors last week. The drive was held to benefit the Clarence Community Food Pantry.   More...

PINK DAY FOR CANCER AWARENESS

National Junior Honor Society students hosted the Nativity of Mary School’s third annual Pink Day recently to raise money for the American Cancer Society. More...

Lifestyles

Handwritten letters: travelling through time and thought

A penned letter can resemble the gentle eyes of a friend. The flowing cursive or authentic scribble on the page pairs with its sender like an irrefutable match in a memory game. It’s completely their own. More...

High school to sell pashmina scarves

Pashmina and infinity scarves in a variety of styles and colors will be available for sale for $10 each between 2 and 3:45 p.m. Fridays through November at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. More...

Buffalo City Mission in need of turkeys

The Buffalo City Mission is looking for donations of turkeys for a Thanksgiving meal for those in need in the community, with this year’s goal being 3,000.  More...

Business

Alpaca farm creates workshop for artisans

Diane and George Schena knew 30 years ago when they bought their Lockport farm that they wanted to develop an agricultural business they would enjoy.  Having grown up on a farm, he was familiar with the model of raising livestock for slaughter b More...

Clarence man becomes Tully Rinckey partner

Clarence resident Darren M. Swetz has joined Tully Rinckey PLLC as a partner in the firm’s Buffalo office. He joins Tully Rinckey from Kelly & Swetz, LLP in Williamsville, where he was the managing partner.  More...

Clarence attorney to be honored for volunteer work

Clarence resident Jennifer A. More...

Breaking News - 11/18/2014 7:05 AM

Clarence schools closed, bond vote postponed

Clarence Central Schools are closed today, Tuesday, Nov. 18, due to inclement weather. The capital projects vote scheduled to take place today has also been posponed to the next open school day. More...

Inclement weather could delay school bond vote

If the Clarence schools are closed on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Electric car charging station coming to town

Tesla Motors received a special exception use permit to install an eight-unit charging station for its electric-powered vehicles at 4455 Transit Road during the Town Board meeting on Nov. 5.  More...

High School honors alumnus who dedicated himself to military

Lt. John Anthony Skop Jr. was honored by the Clarence High School community on Monday, 13 years after his death caused by a heart condition while training in San Diego. More...

Local News

Williamsville man caught speeding, facing DWI charges

A Williamsville man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after he was pulled over for speeding in Clarence.  According to State Police, troopers stopped a vehicle for speeding on the evening of Nov. More...

Clarence Center man charged with DWI

A Clarence Center man is facing misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charges after he was stopped for speeding in the Town of Alden last week.  According to a press release from State Police, troopers stopped a vehicle being operated by Garrett More...

Woman charged with theft at Spencer Gifts

A Williamsville woman is facing larceny charges after she was allegedly caught stealing from a Clarence novelty shop.  According to a press release from the State Police, troopers responded to a report of shoplifting at Spencer’s Gift Shop More...

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to canvassers in Westwood effort

We, the homeowners in neighborhoods between Main Street and Sheridan Drive behind the Eastern Hills Mall and Main-Transit plaza, would like to thank the canvassers who collected 311 signatures. More...

Fundraiser success due to community

We would like to thank the Clarence community and all of the residents of Western New York for their generous support of this year’s “Haunted Hollow” fundraiser for Women & Children’s Hospital.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CANNISTRA, Richard J., of Clarence, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Mr. Cannistra is survived by his wife, Judy; two sons, Richard and Michael; three grandchildren; one sister, Catherine Francisco; and one brother, Fred. More...

Sports

Unbeaten Clarence lands three on First Team

All-Bee Girls Soccer

Ending Section VI’s decade-long Class AA drought in the Far West Regionals apparently left quite the impression, in Clarence’s favor, among the area’s girls soccer coaches. More...

Lady Red Devils earn first trip to state soccer semis

Clarence’s girls soccer team broke Section V’s 10-year stranglehold on the Far West Regional Class AA title Saturday when the Lady Red Devils knocked off Rochester’s Webster Thomas, 3-1, to reach the state semifinals for the first t More...

Girls volleyball team wins first sectional title as AA school

Clarence’s girls volleyball team hit its goal of winning a Section VI Championship Nov. 5 when it knocked off Frontier in a tight, back-and-forth Class AA title match at Lockport by 25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 scores.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Monkey See, Monkey Do plans interactive program   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 13-sun. 23   More...

Live Local in WNY

fri. 14  Shawn Duchscherer and The Other Band — 8 p.m., The Angry Buffalo @ The Rose Garden, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. 632-9871  Darrell Porter — 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Symphonic

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