Weekly Feature



December 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Colleagues share appreciation for retiring library columnist

Many residents of Clarence know that the library, located at 3 Town Place, is one of the most important cultural assets the town has to offer. More...

Editorials

Perspective needed when arguing over storm cleanup

Bee Editorial

There’s no debating that last month’s winter storm had a devastating impact on the Southtowns. More...

Spindle items

• THANK YOU, CAROL — Carol Penhollow will probably be a little surprised to see her name on the front page of The Bee this week, but I hope she doesn’t shoot the messenger.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 12, 1889   Dr. G.H. Roberts of Akron, veterinary surgeon, was in Clarence Center the other day attending to a sick horse of Mr. Andrew Mochel’s.  More...

Police Blotter

Child trips Transit Road bank’s holdup alarm

Saturday, Nov. 29  • Deputies responded to a disturbance on Greiner Road. A 34-year-old man was charged with harassment and criminal contempt, both in the first degree. More...

Education

GIVING TREE

Sheridan Hill Elementary fifth-graders Emily Muehlbauer, left, Waaris Hundal, Jacob Metzger, Tyler Connell, Cassidi Howell and Sophia LiCausi help trim the school’s “Giving Tree.” Each year the student body and their families are en More...

News Brief

The Clarence Central Schools Board of Education will hold a public hearing to discuss a possible veterans tax exemption prior to the scheduled board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Ledgeview Elementary School, 5150 Old Goodrich Road. More...

On the Campus

Nicholas Ader, a senior at Villanova University and a 2011 graduate of Clarence High School, has been named a 2015 recipient of the Marshall Scholarship. More...

Lifestyles

Holiday Magic chugs into Botanical Gardens

Every year, the Western New York Garden Railway Society rolls into the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens for a holiday display. More...

Delta Sonic, Domino’s discounts available

The Clarence High School Post-Prom Committee is selling discount Delta SonicSuper Kiss coupons for$10, a savings of more than $4 each. The committee is also selling Domino’s Pizza discount cards for $10. More...

Youth Bureau Information Series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. December’s topic: raising caring children.  More...

Business

Mother Earth Hydroponics looks to welcome

For the last year and a half, owners Patrick and Linda Galla have been building up an audience and customer base for Mother Earth Hydroponics by being as inviting as they can be.  The store, located at 4251 Transit Road in Clarence, has a focus More...

Chamber celebrates success thanks to membership

The Clarence Chamber is on the go and busy working toward goals that have taken the Chamber to the next level. This couldn’t have happened without each one of you giving us your support and help. Thank you.  More...

New chiropractic facility opens in Clarence

Williamsville native Dr. Kevin Morreale opened Northtown Chiropractic & Injury Rehab, located at 8207 Main St, Suite 11 A, in the Stonegate office park on Dec. More...

Farmhouse on deck to become town’s next historic site

A farmhouse that dates back to 1872 is aiming to be the next building to receive historic designation status in the Town of Clarence.  More...

Town bonds $6.8 million for new police barracks

The Town of Clarence is another step closer to seeing a brand-new State Police barracks come to fruition after last week’s Town Board meeting. During the Dec. More...

Local News

Youth Bureau, volunteer organization funding included in county budget

Two organizations with ties to Clarence are celebrating restored and new funding for 2015 as a result of last week’s county budget being approved by the Legislature.  According to a press release from Legislator Ed Rath, the Clarence Yout More...

Harris Hill Fire Company elects 2015 officers

Harris Hill Fire Company held its elections for 2015 officer positions on Sunday.  Mike Schreiber Jr. has been elected chief of the fire company, replacing outgoing chief Nick Radlich. Marc Bandelian was reelected as president.  More...

HOLIDAY CARE PACKAGES

American Legion Post 838 Vice President Kathy McGinley, left; President Ginger Lindner; and Treasurer Mary Pchierer packed more than 100 holiday boxes for military members during “Packing Day” at the Clarence Youth Bureau last week. More...

Letters to the Editor

Greenprint honor aided by many

The Clarence Greenprint Program has received another award: the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association’s 2014 Award for Planning Excellence.  As co-founders and original members of the committee that created the gree More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am very confused as to why Dr. Hicks canceled parent/teacher conferences due to the snow. We have used four out of the five days, which means we have an extra one.  More...

Obituaries

Fire chief Mike Morris remembered for skill, dedication

Michael Morris, 57, chief of the East Amherst Fire Department and retired chief of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Fire Department, died Monday, Dec. More...

Death Notice

BURKHARDT, Donald F. Sr., of Clarence Center, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. Mr. Burkhardt is survived by his wife Barbara; three sons, Irving, Donald Jr. More...

Sports

Veteran leaders to guide wrestling team

A high school All-American who will be continuing his career collegiately at the Division I level next year will be among the returning wrestlers looking to help Clarence maintain its dominance in ECIC I, Section VI and New York State this winter.&nb More...

LEAGUE PERFECTION

Clarence’s junior varsity girls soccer team outscored its opponents a combined 57-10 this season, with 10 shutouts, to finish 12-0 against league competition and 15-1 overall.  More...

Stumpf’s gymnasts open season in Orchard Park

The boys of Stumpf’s Gymnastic Center, led by coach Dan Molnar, recently kicked off their competitive season in Orchard Park with their participation in the Nickel City Invitational.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kiwanis Club to host Plymouth Crossroads   More...

Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

thurs. 11  Latshaw Pops Christmas Memories — Featuring the Latshaw Pops Orchestra singers and dancers in a holiday variety show, 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 11   More...

Art

mon. 15   More...


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