Weekly Feature



April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Open Your Heart’ event returns

Clarence residents looking for a way to support the men and women of the armed forces need look no further than the Clarence Town Park Club House on Saturday, April 18.  From 6 to 10 p.m., Clarence Citizens for Veterans will host its fourth annu More...

Editorials

Local LGBT nonprofit sets example

Bee Editorial

Less than two weeks ago, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, essentially protecting any individual or business from litigation should they refuse service to someone who violates their religious beliefs. More...

Spindle items

• TEXT WARS — My sister moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, last summer, which makes holidays like this past weekend a little difficult not being together. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 10, 1890 The Disciple Church has secured the first house east of the church for a parsonage, largely the gift of Mrs. Dr. Hayes. A number of neighbors and friends gathered at Mr. and Mrs. J. More...

Police Blotter

Woman’s suspensions revealed when trying to help

Saturday, March 28  • A 57-year-old man was charged with petit larceny after he was apprehended while allegedly shoplifting at Eastern Hills Mall. The man is accused of stealing a pair of shoes valued at $45. More...

Obituaries

Samuel Miller, WWII veteran, carpenter

Samuel Miller, 97, of Clarence, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015.  As early as age 15, Mr. Miller showed his mechanical aptitude by helping to repair cars and appliances. More...

George O. D’Amico, retired colonel, business owner

Retired Col. George O. More...

Sports

Veteran softball team seeking answer on mound

When it comes to success in Class AA softball, there aren’t too many schools with the pedigree Clarence has — in Western New York or elsewhere throughout the state.  More...

Weather, parity among younger players making setting baseball lineup tough

When it comes to potential problems, Clarence baseball coach Dave Smith knows that he’s likely to get little sympathy from his coaching colleagues if he were to bring up the aspect most troublesome to him at this stage of the game.  More...

USA Disabled Hockey Festival to hit Northtown Center April 9-12

USA Hockey and the New York District are will be holding the 11th annual USA Disabled Hockey Festival Thursday, April 9, through Sunday, April 12, at the Northtown Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive in Williamsville.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Founder’s Day event planned at Town Park   More...

Business

Educating clients key at Buffalo First Wealth Management

Investing in the stock market can be a challenging endeavor. The market is a complicated place, and for people without a solid understanding of its nuances, even the idea of investments and stocks can be overwhelming.  More...

Credit union honored for social responsibility

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union has received a national Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for its work with Hunter’s Hope Foundation.  More...

Chamber to host multiple networking events in April

April is shaping up to be a busy month for the Clarence Chamber of Commerce, which will host a number of events during the coming weeks.  The next installment of the Chamber’s A.M. networking series will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. More...

Charity raises safety concerns

A proposed volunteer center had parents of children who attend a school next door concerned about their children’s safety, during the town Planning Board meeting on April 1.  More...

New book addresses individual behaviors

Most parents know that there is no manual on how to raise a perfect child — but that hasn’t stopped many authors from trying. More...

Local News

Rath joins Meals on Wheels volunteers to kick off National Volunteer Month

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus kicked off National Volunteer Month by joining dedicated Meals on Wheels volunteers on their routes to deliver to those in need. More...

Flower sale to support Meals on Wheels begins

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York is running a spring flower sale in partnership with Clarence’s Lavocat’s Family Greenhouse and Nursery.  More...

News Brief

The Clarence Town Planning Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, has been canceled. For more information about town government meetings, including full agendas, visit http://www2.erie.gov/clarence/.   More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Sleepout’ succeeds again thanks to you

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in the Clarence community who helped make our 25th annual Sleepout to Benefit the Poor and Homeless a great success.  More...

Seniors should join discussion group

Clarence Senior Center members have all experienced pain and loss. We offer compassion and caring to those in need, but we don’t live in the past — we celebrate life. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.By saying to vote no to the budget, because you want the school board to regain the helm of the school from Albany, you don’t understand how the law of education works. More...

Education

Camp Invention returning to Clarence Middle School this summer

Camp Invention, a summer enrichment day camp program supported by the U.S. More...

Clarence student wins at SkillsUSA regional competition

Clarence High School student Brian McCadden won first place in the Collision Repair category at a regional SkillsUSA competition that occurred March 3 at Alfred State College. More...

SCHOLARSHIP GAME NIGHT

Co-chairpersons Jodi Quigley, left, and Jodi Arthur prepare for the Clarence Women’s Club’s 52nd annual Scholarship Game and Card Night, which will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Brunch key to embrace WNY philanthropic success

For the local lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual community, embraceWNY has been a continuous source of support through its funding of grants and scholarships, each of which reinforces its core mission statement: Through education, all things are More...

Recreation Department to hold fishing derby

The Clarence Recreation Department will host its annual fishing derby from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. This catch-and-release event is for ages 15 and younger. Call 407-2162 for more information.   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. April’s topic: Final Exam Stress  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

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Family Activities

thurs. 9   Spring Into Nature Program: What’s Beneath Your Feet? — For children and adults, 10 a.m. More...


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