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March 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Spruce Meadow to debut foal at soup fundraiser

It’s hard to resist the cuteness of a baby animal. More...

Editorials

Snow removal necessary for a safe community

Bee Editorial

As winter continues and snow piles build up, creating sight line issues, snow removal is as critical as ever for a safe environment in any community. More...

Spindle items

• CEREAL ENTHUSIAST — National Cereal Day is this Saturday, March 7.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 6, 1890 Mrs. Henry Frick of Harris Hill was the guest of Miss Maria Blocher for a few days during the past week. More...

Police Blotter

Men caught soliciting donations at Walmart

Saturday, Feb. 21  • Patrol responded to a burglar alarm on Cobblestone Drive. The residence appeared to be secure.  Sunday, Feb. 22  • A fire alarm was reported at a residence on Bergtold Road. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is no way you could add days to the end of the school year because the Regents exam schedule for high school students has specific dates that everyone across the state has to follow. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GOODMAN, Steven Jay, of Clarence, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Mr. Goodman is survived by his wife, Barbara (nee Malecki); sons, Jason and Adam; two grandchildren; and one brother, Marc. Family and friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

STAMPED:

Collectors magnify a timeless hobby

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, musician John Lennon and aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart all shared a common interest: collecting stamps. More...

‘Soup’s On’ to benefit horse rescue

The sixth annual “Soup’s On” benefit for Phoenix Rising Horse Rescue will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Spruce Meadow Farm, 10333 Keller Road. 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. March’s topic is “What do you really need school for?”  More...

Business

Tips for drivers, pedestrians as daylight saving time begins

With daylight saving time beginning at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, Americans will “spring forward” and set their clocks ahead one hour. More...

Graziano named director of rehab services at McGuire

Clarence resident Melissa Graziano has been appointed director of rehabilitative services for The McGuire Group, operator of five nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York.  In this capacity, Graziano will be responsible for dire More...

Bloomer named administrator at Brothers

Thomas Bloomer, of Lockport, has been named administrator of Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clarence.  Bloomer, who joined the Brothers of Mercy administrative team in 2014, previously served as assistant administrator of More...

Golf dome to stay up through 2015

The Wehrle Dome Apartments came a step closer to fruition when its developer received approval for a public hearing to consider a special exception use permit for the project during the Town Board meeting Feb. More...

Fire destroys unoccupied Clarence Center home

A home under construction in a developing Clarence Center subdivision was destroyed during a two-alarm fire on Thursday night. More...

Local News

Swormville Fire Company celebrates Daigler

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Garry Daigler Sr. More...

Ventriloquist to appear in Clarence

Family Life will present ventriloquist Dave Pendleton and his band of quirky characters at 7 p.m. More...

Teens charged with possession of drugs at school

Clarence High School officials notified New York State Police in Clarence Thursday when they allegedly found two students to be in possession of prescription drugs.  More...

Letters to the Editor

A simple question for the state

New York State allows school districts to raise taxes in the amount of the tax cap providing that they stay within the cap and demonstrate that they have provided a compliant efficiency plan. More...

Thanks to Chamber for recognition

As I reflect on the Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Dinner held Feb. 26 at Samuel’s Grande Manor, several thoughts come to mind.  More...

Literacy funding must increase

Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara asks the New York State Legislature to increase funding for the state’s Adult Literacy Education program.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Sarah Georges of Williamsville has been named to the dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland for the fall 2014 semester.  More...

Sports

Program’s career wins leader places second

Wrestling states

The representatives of Clarence’s wrestling team who qualified to compete at this past weekend’s state championship tournament in Albany came close to hitting their goal of all finishing on the awards stand, but in the end the Red Devils More...

Shooting prowess lifts boys hoops in AA prequarterfinal with Falcons

Clarence’s boys basketball team received good shooting performances from multiple players — from multiple spots on the floor — in defeating Niagara Wheatfield Feb. 25, 65-52, for its fifth win in six games.  More...

Saeli represents rifle team at states

Jake Saeli, representing Clarence as a Section VI all-star, traveled to the United States Military Academy at West Point to compete in the state regional rifle championships this past weekend. With his help, Section VI placed first as a team.  More...


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