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December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bee Editorial

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Perhaps if you make adjustments to your possible gift ideas you may end up with new ideas.  A present doesn’t have to be wrapped and put under a tree. More...

Spindle items

• GIVING TREE — I spoke with Jennie Rook this week about her book signing event this weekend at the Clarence Historical Society Museum, and often when I interview people, it’s not the first time.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 5, 1889   On Saturday, Dec. 14, Mr. Oliver Leib intends holding a turkey shoot in the rear of Mr. P.C. Croop’s premises. Everyone is invited.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman who stole cash caught 2 weeks later

Saturday, Nov. 22  • A 20-year-old male and female were charged with petit larceny after the two were apprehended for shoplifting at J. C. Penney. More...

Obituaries

Michael Morris, East Amherst fire chief

Firefighters and paramedics throughout Erie County are mourning the sudden death of East Amherst Fire Chief Michael Morris.  Mr. Morris, 57, died Monday, Dec. More...

Death Notice

STAFFORD, Gerald R., of Williamsville, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Mr. Stafford is survived by three sons, Michael, David and Jeffrey; one daughter, Suzanne Evanson-Myers; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Tom and Jerry:

Fill your mug with holiday warmth

When snow clings to the ground and string lights outline shop windows, a classic wintertime drink called a Tom and Jerry reappears behind the bar. More...

St. Paul’s to hold first ever pre-Bills game chili sale

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4275 Harris Hill Road, will offer its first ever pre-Bills game chili sale on Sunday Dec. 7. Sales will be available at the church’s drive through window from 2 to 5 p.m. Kickoff in Denver is at 4:05 p.m. 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...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Historical society plans WWII presentation   More...

Business

Antique mall readies for holiday open house

Clarence native Leigh Spoth has always had a special place in her heart for antiquing. An avid fan of the hobby since childhood, she now has a place where she can show off that passion.  More...

Jada Blitz offers workout tailored to the customer

For those looking to work out, Justin Draper, personal trainer and co-owner of Jada Blitz Training, wants each person coming in to have a training regime all their own.  More...

Eshelman tour, photos with Santa set for this weekend at The Perfect Gift

For more than 130 years, families have been making memories visiting the Eshelman Building in Clarence Center.  It started in 1872, when John and Jacob Eshelman constructed this three-story structure using bricks fired in their own kiln.  T More...

Capital projects vote held after storm delay; both propositions pass

After a weeklong delay caused by the Southtowns snowstorms, residents of Clarence finally were able to vote on the proposed capital improvement bond propositions. Both passed by a wide margin on Nov. 24.  More...

District proactive after loss of emergency days

The snowstorms that crippled the Southtowns the week of Nov. 17 also made a large impact in Clarence, causing the schools to close for four out of five days.  More...

Small earthquake in Lockport alarms some residents

An earthquake in South Lockport on Saturday had some residents worried about what may have been happening nearby, but those fears were mostly due to the noise and not the earth shaking.  More...

Local News

Clarence teacher shares cancer experiences

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Clarence resident and teacher Jennie Rook was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011, she looked for books that might be able to help her relate to how she was feeling. More...

Clarence Fire District election to be held Dec. 10

An election will be held in Clarence Fire District No. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Clarence Fire Hall, 10355 Main St.  This year’s election features the selection of a commissioner to a five-year term beginning Jan 1. More...

Gifts for residents welcomed at Brothers of Mercy

The employees of the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence, are now welcoming donations of items that will be wrapped and presented to the residents in their care on Christmas. More...

Letters to the Editor

Walking dangers need to be taught

Every time I hear of someone who has been seriously hurt or killed while walking in the street, it is very upsetting. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the exit from the Eastgate Plaza onto Transit Road at the traffic signal, perhaps the owner of the plaza could think about restriping the exit lanes to a left turn only, right turn only and the center lane to left turns and straight ahead. More...

Education

On the Campus

David Seward of Williamsville has been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference West Honor Roll. The Nazareth College sophomore is a member of the school’s men’s ice hockey team.   More...

Sports

New faces to fill boys hoops’ lineup

Clarence’s boys basketball team enjoyed one of its greatest seasons in two decades last winter, posting its first regular-season divisional championship in close to 20 years — and first overall at the ECIC I level — and reaching the More...

COLLEGE BOUND

Clarence senior Ryan Burns, front row middle, recently signed his national letter of intent to continue his wrestling career collegiately beginning in the fall at Virginia Tech. More...

Athleticism, height to guide Lady Red Devils’ hoops efforts

Clarence girls basketball coach Erin Booker knows that there are some big shoes to fill this season with the loss of a four-year varsity veteran at point guard and a three-year varsity player who was the school’s female athlete of the year, but More...


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