Weekly Feature



February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

All-black WWII unit to be feature of presentation

February is Black History Month in our nation, and teachers in Clarence will be commemorating it through their curriculums.  More...

Editorials

Support group’s focus on family is commendable

Bee Editorial

When people are addicted to drugs or alcohol, they often struggle to eliminate problems from their lives. As a result, family members may also suffer with them. More...

Spindle items

• ASHES TO GO — My sister and I went to St. Christopher’s in Tonawanda for elementary school. In addition to religious education classes, our homerooms attended Mass one morning per week. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 20, 1890 We understand there will be three candidates for supervisor. Take your choice and no complaining. Still no ice, and the prospect for an ice famine in Clarence Center looks very favorable. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m wondering why the ice rink is never cleared off at Clarence Town Park on Clarence Center Road. More...

Education

On the Campus

Yuanda Li of Williamsville has been named to the dean’s list at Georgia Institute of Technology for the fall 2014 semester.  Julia Collins of Williamsville has been named to the dean’s list at Saint Joseph’s University for the More...

Sports

Senior trio earns sectional wrestling titles

Three of Clarence’s senior wrestlers punched their ticket to the upcoming state championship tournament following their respective performances at Saturday’s annual Section VI Championships, held this year at Lake Shore High School.  More...

Lady Red Devil cagers win Senior Night clash with OP

Clarence’s girls basketball team moved into a tie for third place in the ECIC I standings Thursday when it topped Orchard Park, 60-50, in this year’s Senior Night contest.  More...

Weekend series with defending state champion serves as postseason preparation for hockey team

Clarence’s hockey team took steps this past weekend to be ready to make a serious push once the Federation playoffs begin Saturday, traveling to some of the northernmost parts of the state to face the defending state champions in a pair of non- More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19   Trackathon — Compete to see who can find and identify the most animal tracks on this guided walk for kids ages 6 and older, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Theatre

thurs. 19-sun. 22   More...

Film/Video

fri. 20 & sat. 21   More...

Lawmakers urge continued support of air safety on crash anniversary

Local lawmakers acknowledged the sixth anniversary of the crash of Flight 3407 on Thursday by calling on Congress and the Federal Aviation Administration to preserve and expand the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2 More...

Cold keeps Highway Department busy; schools out of emergency days

Last week’s bitterly cold temperatures were deemed the coldest in a generation by local meteorologists. More...

Local News

Attorney pens novel about environmental corruption

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Clarence resident, author and attorney Christen Civiletto recently released “Green City Savior,” the first in a series of novels dealing with the industrial, environmental and community forces that have molded the city of Niagara Falls.&n More...

ICE DIVE

Diver Warren Luick enters icy water during a training ice dive with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Underwater Recovery Team on Friday at Spaulding Lake in Clarence.   More...

Support group to assist family members of addicts

When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol, his or her family members often encounter their own difficulties associated with the addiction.  (See editorial on page four)  While their loved ones may struggle through the court process or h More...

Police Blotter

Phone, computer scam artists target residents

Sunday, Feb. 8  • A 15-year-old male was petitioned to family court for criminal possession of a controlled substance. The male was driving a vehicle that belonged to his 16-year-old friend. More...

Obituaries

Marvin A. ‘Cotton’ Burns, retired auto upholsterer

Marvin A. “Cotton” Burns, of Granbury, Texas, formerly of Clarence, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. He was 92.  Born in Dallas, Mr. More...

Death Notice

TRIPPIE SR., Daniel J., of Clarence, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Art: It’s a living

Local artists find value in their work

Kristin Kegler throws a water balloon filled with paint at wood in her parents’ garage. Tony DeRosa rubs charcoal on a piece of sketching paper. The artists take a blank slate and fill it with possibility. More...

Lions to host annual pancake breakfast

The Clarence Lions Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in the Clarence High School cafeteria, 9625 Main St. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 and free for children younger than 6. 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. February’s topic is exercise and physical health.  More...

Business

Casilio to be honored for lifetime of service

Councilman Patrick Casilio Jr. has been a pillar of the Clarence community for years — not only as a politician, but also as a businessman and volunteer. More...

Cozy Cafe focused on changing catering game

When Cozy Café & Catering opened almost a year ago on Main Street in Clarence, owner Rob Schofield was at a crossroads. More...

Dean, Herberger promoted at WNED-WBFO

Two Clarence residents have been promoted at local public broadcasting station WNED-WBFO.  More...


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