Weekly Feature



March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Residents should use pothole tip line, email

Bee Editorial

It has been a snowy, frigid winter, and the local roads can attest to the harsh conditions Western New York has experienced during the past couple of months. More...

Spindle items

• JUST STANDING AROUND— This week, I incorporated a fairly significant change to my work environment.  You may have seen standing work stations in news articles in the last few years. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 13, 1890 Mr. Solomon Dunkelburg of Raymond was very much surprised by a few of his neighbors gathering at his house Saturday in honor of his seventieth birthday. More...

Police Blotter

Men bring own alcohol into Dave & Buster’s

Saturday, Feb. 28  • A group of males was ejected from Dave & Buster’s for bringing their own alcohol into the facility. Mall security thought it could be a problem. More...

Education

Clarence tackles swashbuckling opera with ‘Pirates’

The Clarence High School Drama Club is taking a step back in time with its spring musical, “The Pirates of Penzance.”  The opera, which is almost entirely sung, follows young Frederic as he completes an apprenticeship with a band of More...

New Generations Conference returns to Clarence this week

The Clarence High School Interact Club, under the direction of adviser Brian Schmidt, and the Rotary Club of Clarence are hosting the 18th annual New Generations Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Pacatte flirts with quadruple-double in upset

Girls basketball playoffs

After suffering the first sprained ankle of her career a week earlier, Gabbi Pacatte’s availability for Clarence’s quarterfinal round clash with third-seeded Kenmore West in March 3’s Section VI Class AA girls basketball quarterfina More...

AWARD WINNER

Clarence’s Nate Schwab, middle, was recently presented with the Western New York Wrestling Coaches Association’s “Champion of Champions” award for Section VI large school wrestlers for the 2014-15 season. More...

Patterson places fourth at indoor track states

Katrina Patterson put up nearly even splits over the first and second 1,500 meters of the girls 3,000 run to post a three-second personal best and finish the race in 10 minutes, 07.87 seconds and place fourth at the state indoor track championships S More...

Water charity plans new volunteer center

Clarence-based international charity Let Them Laugh Out Loud is planning to build an office building/volunteer center for its water well operations. More...

Country music act UnBRAKEable to ‘invade’ fan’s home

A country music fan in Clarence Hollow is about to have the concert experience of a lifetime — in her own living room. More...

Local News

Finance and Management Committee discussing efficiency plan

The Erie County Legislature’s Finance and Management Committee discussed the County Government Efficiency Plan during its March 5 meeting. The plan will implement improvements that could provide additional relief to taxpayers.  More...

Residents can alert county about potholes by phone, email

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath is reminding residents that the county’s Department of Public Works maintains a complaint line concerning potholes and poor road conditions.  (See editorial on page four)  Residents who want to report a More...

News Brief

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

Letters to the Editor

Give the Senior Center a try

It’s been a long, hard winter. If it hadn’t been for the Clarence Senior Center, I surely would have gone a little crazy.  More...

Thanks for warmth in Swormville

Friday, Feb. 13, may have been the coldest outdoor temperature, but it was warm and inviting inside at St. Mary’s Church in Swormville.  More...

Obituaries

Veronica ‘Ronnie’Rosar, nurse and volunteer

Veronica “Ronnie” Rosar (nee Rocknal), of Clarence, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015. She was 96.  Mrs. Rosar graduated from E.J. More...

Margery Anne Facklam, children’s author

Margery Anne Facklam (nee Metz), formerly of Amherst, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. She was 87.  A mother of five, Mrs. Facklam built a career as an award-winning children’s author. More...

Steven Jay Goodman, treasurer for Sen. Ranzenhofer

Steven Jay Goodman, of Clarence, died unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. He was 60.  A certified public accountant, Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Passion drives local artist to create for a living

Nicole Milley got her start as an artist from a coloring book when she was 8 years old. More...

Clarence Bluebird Trail spring meeting set

The Clarence Bluebird Trail will host an informational meeting at noon Saturday, March 14, at the Clarence Library, 3 Town Place, for anyone interested in being a 2015 volunteer. More...

CHOIR FESTIVAL

ABC Bel Canto choir singers Alex Renzoni, left, James Bogliogli and Bryan Renzoni will perform in the New York American Choral Directors Association Treble Choir Festival on Saturday, March 21, at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St. More...

Business

Business Brief

Clarence Pizza Company, located at 6235 Goodrich Road, has been named Business of the Month for March 2015 by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Dragonfly celebrating four years of holistic beauty

Many people in Clarence are probably familiar with Sarah Carr-Mansouri. The Lockport native has been an active member of the Clarence business community for years, often seen at Clarence Chamber of Commerce and other major community events. More...

Mark your calendars for a packed 2015

There is no better way to kick off 2015 than with a spectacular annual awards dinner. We want to thank our sponsors, attendees and most of all our 2015 award recipients and Snowvember first responders.  More...


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