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February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

It’s simple: Clear a hydrant, stay safe

Bee Editorial

The weather the past few weeks has been brutal. Bone-chilling temperatures have only been exacerbated by the snow, which piles higher and higher alongside the road with each pass of the plow trucks.  More...

Spindle items

• HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY — My idea of romance is cleaning the house, giving the dogs baths and making dinner for my husband and me.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 13, 1890 Doctor Martin is much better; hopes are entertained for his recovery. Also, Messrs. Web. Bodine and Levi Lentz. Mr. Michael Pope’s little boy is better. More...

Police Blotter

Woman locked out of home — by her toddler

Saturday, Jan. 31  • Deputies responded to Woodruff Drive for a report of a group of males who were playing hockey on the pond. The males were reportedly harassing other people who were skating and were also using profanity. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RAUPP, Gary M., of Clarence, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Mr. Raupp is survived by his son, Nathan; two granddaughters; and a sister. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made in Mr. More...

Sports

Pacatte posts triple-double in girls hoops win

Gabbi Pacatte put together one of the most complete individual performances ever by a Clarence girls basketball player Friday, falling two steals shy of a quadruple-double in guiding the Lady Red Devils to a 71-46 victory over West Seneca West.  More...

Titans AAU basketball tryouts slated

The Buffalo Titans AAU basketball program will hold boys and girls tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, February 28 at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center. Times for the tryouts have not yet been announced. More...

Boys bowling squad claims share of North Large title

After a season-opening loss to Sweet Home, Clarence’s boys bowling team ran the table — including the rematch with the Panthers — to finish tied atop the ECIC North Large School division to share the regular-season championship with More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Lions seek nonprofits for pancake breakfast   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Performance

thurs. 12   Royall Consort — Buffalo’s homegrown early music group presents an evening of music from the Renaissance on period instruments, 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $. More...

Calkins program yielding results for elementary students

Teachers of kindergarten through fifth-grade classes in Clarence are beginning to see positive results from a new learning program being used to teach English language arts.  More...

New trail plan developed

The Town of Clarence is making efforts to better establish its recreation trail system for future generations.  During the Feb. More...

Library acquires vision enhancement device with help from Lions

Helping individuals with vision and hearing impairments is something the Clarence Lions Club does year-round.  More...

Local News

Town seeks help from public in clearing hydrants

With multiple feet of snow piling up across Western New York, the difficulty for fire personnel to locate hydrants has become a major concern. More...

News Brief

The Town of Clarence Planning Board work session and meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 18, have both been canceled. For more information about town government meetings, including full agendas, visit www2.erie.gov/clarence.   More...

Annual Fire & Ice event slated for March 12

Fire & Ice, a culinary and visual extravaganza, will take place on Thursday, March 12, at a new location, The Foundry at 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, according to the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boys Scouts of America  The annual More...

Letters to the Editor

Turkish cultural event a success

I would like to thank the Turkish Cultural Center for an extremely entertaining evening of festivities.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I have noticed from the high school on Main Street to the bottom of the hill on by Academy Street, the sidewalk is nice and clear. I’ve noticed a man in a little snowplow cleaning them off. Is this paid by taxpayers or business owners? More...

Education

District again offering Universal Pre-K in 2015-16

The Clarence Central School District anticipates continued state funding for its 2015-16 Universal Pre-Kindergarten program. More...

WINTER CONCERT

Clarinetists Lauren Roberts, above left, and Margaret Porcelli perform with the Concert Band during a program held Thursday at Clarence High School. More...

St. Mary’s to raffle away almost $20,000

St. Mary’s of Swormville will host “$now Me the Money!” — a raffle event and celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Parish Center, 6919 Transit Road.  The event is coordinated by the St. More...

Lifestyles

Jam skating emerging as rebirth of retro tradition

There’s no question that hobbies change with the times. While roller disco may be a thing of the past, the underground culture of jam skating brings a new flavor to putting wheels to the wood. More...

Antique appraisal seminar scheduled

Western New York Women Inc., will host “What’s My Treasure Worth” — a discussion about the appraisal of antiques and collectibles, estate liquidation and purchasing services — at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...

Kleinhans Music Hall receives funds for revitalization campaign

This summer, after the close of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s season and the last of the high school graduations, the well-worn, circa-1968 seats in the National Historic Landmark’s main auditorium will be replaced after receiving More...

Business

Clarence Kiwanis honored for service

Founded in 2002, the Clarence Kiwanis Club is perhaps best known for the annual Easter egg hunt it sponsors every spring in Town Park. More...

Avoid tax season scams with BBB preparation advice

Tax season is upon us, and Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York advises people to be aware of important changes.  More...

Business Brief

Pizza Hut locations in the area will offer heart-shaped pizzas as a Valentine’s Day promotion. Customers can order a one-topping heart-shaped pizza and Ultimate Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Cookie for $13.99. More...


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