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January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Board issues shouldn’t deter public participation

Bee Editorial

The Town of Clarence has many boards comprised of volunteers. People volunteer their time to make informed decisions that will plan the future landscape of the community. More...

Spindle items

• HAPPY NEW YEAR — I married a seafood manager. And as such, I have accepted that the holidays for others are not as much fun for him. Case and point: New Year’s Eve.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 9, 1890   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.During the last town board work session, a request was made to transfer funds to the town supervisor’s expense and travel account to cover an overrun in his budget. More...

Education

St. Joe’s announces honor roll

The following residents of Clarence and Williamsville have been named to the honor roll at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute in Kenmore for the first quarter of the 2014-15 academic year:  Grade Nine   More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

Wednesday, January 7 Wrestling:  Williamsville North, 6:30 p.m.  More...

Long layoff does hockey team no favors

A holiday-spurred break from the action might have left Clarence’s hockey team with too much time between games, as the Red Devils returned from a two-week layoff Sunday and dropped a 7-3 decision with Lancaster.  More...

Team New Era Baseball holding tryouts

Team New Era Baseball will hold tryouts for its 8- and 9-year-old rookie elite travel baseball program at 3 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 18 and 25 at New Era Park, Depew, 3950 Broadway. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Clarence Town Heritage 2015 calendar on sale   More...

Business

BBB offers help to residents when hiring snowplow services

Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York reports that dozens of consumers have filed complaints after the recent snowfall, stating that the plow companies they hired didn’t show up to do the job.  More...

State’s electronic waste law now in effect

A new law making it illegal to put electronic waste in the trash or at the curb with regular trash was put into effect on Jan. 1 in New York State. More...

Tax preparation volunteers sought for 2015 filing season

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope of Buffalo, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, is seeking volunteers to help provide free tax preparation services to low-income families in early 2015.  More...

Youth Board member’s position on the fence

Supporters call into question reasoning behind it

An unexpected twist of drama hovers over one of the typically less controversial government meetings of the year.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

‘Academy’ students practice interviewing with business community leaders

Everyone gets nervous before a major interview. The anxiety about what to wear, how to act and what to say in order to impress potential employers can get overwhelming for some. More...

Local News

Venture Crew past president earns gold, silver awards

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

A member of a Clarence scouting troop reached two significant milestones last month. Anne Taylor, a member of Venture Crew 93 based out of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Harris Hill, was recognized during a ceremony Dec. More...

House marker program returns to help first responders

The Clarence Lions Club is bringing back its popular House Number Safety program.  The initiative, which has been run multiple times in the past, is designed to make it easier for first responders to locate your home in the event of an emergenc More...

Highway department ready for cold snap

The National Weather Service has forecast the coldest temperatures yet this winter for the rest of the week, with highs struggling to make it into to 20s and lows dipping down to single digits.  In Clarence, the Highway Department is prepared fo More...

Police Blotter

Car duo caught performing synchronized donuts

Saturday, Dec. 27  • Deputies responded to a disturbance on Circle Court and charged a 59-year-old male with menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and assault after he allegedly threatened people with a knife. More...

Obituaries

Iside ‘Izzy’ M. Tiranno, known for recipes at Johnny’s Meats

Iside M. Tiranno, (nee D’Andrea), died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at her home in Clarence. She was 82.  Known to her friends and family as “Izzy,” Mrs. More...

Death Notice

ROGER, Mary K. (nee Dickie), of Amherst, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. She is survived by a daughter, Linda Haas; a sister, Jean Thompson; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held Jan. More...

Lifestyles

Teachers and administrators stay busy during snow days

The process for a student on a snow day is simple: Find out the school is closed and then get back to bed and prepare to enjoy an unexpected day off. But what about administrators and teachers? More...

Lions seek nonprofits for pancake breakfast

The Clarence Lions Club is seeking any local nonprofit groups that would like to have a table set up during its annual pancake breakfast, which will be held Sunday, Feb. 22, at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. The breakfast will run from 8 a.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...

Entertainment

Art

fri. 9  Synesthesia — A photographic exploration of shape and sound by award-winning photographer Marcus L. Wise, with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, and continues through Feb. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 8   More...

Walking Tours

fri. 9  Tillman Nature Preserve Hike — Join the Foothills Trail Club for this 3- to 4-mile hike, cross-country ski or snowshoe event, 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. More...


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