Weekly Feature



May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Developer praised for offering neighbors buyout

A commercial plaza at the southeast corner of Transit and Clarence Center roads is moving forward, thanks to the developer accommodating its neighbors.  More...

Clarence post-prom event seeking community support

Friday, June 12, is a big day for the Clarence High School class of 2015. Not only is it the last day of classes for graduating seniors, but the senior prom will also take place that evening.  More...

Editorials

Be vigilant in preventing motorcycle accidents

Bee Editorial

In Erie County alone, there are more than 22,000 registered motorcycle riders who use their cycles for commuting, touring and recreational activities, according to the office of Chris Jacobs, Erie County clerk. More...

Spindle items

• FARMSTEAD RALLY — May is National Historic Preservation Month, and the Clarence Historic Preservation Commission is highlighting an event that showcases the town’s agricultural heritage. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 8, 1890 The interior of the Lutheran church is being renovated and improved. Messrs. Stroh and Foote are doing the work. More...

Police Blotter

Man apprehended at home, accused of fleeing accident

Saturday, April 25  • A burglar alarm was reported on Shadow Rock Lane. It was an apparent malfunction.  Sunday, April 26  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why doesn’t the greenhouse get a wind turbine which only has to be about 65 feet in height? That may satisfy everyone without it being a monster.  More...

Education

Clarence student attends space leadership academy

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

While Alice Mendoza does not plan on being an astronaut, the Clarence High School senior gained some out-of-this-world experience in March when she attended the Honeywell Leadership Academy at the U.S. More...

Fuchs seeks second term on School Board

Clarence Board of Education Trustee Michael Fuchs has announced his bid for re-election to the board later this month.  “I am pleased to announce my candidacy for a second term on the Clarence Central School District Board of Education,&rd More...

Ledgeview students win second place in rain barrel art competition

On Friday, students from Ledgeview Elementary School won second place in the Erie County Department of Environment & Planning/Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Buffalo Inc. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 7   Alt-rock band Blue October will take the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls, N.Y.; $. 205-8925, www.rapidstheatre.com, www.ticketfly.com  More...

Lombardo files grievance about PTO comments

A candidate for the Clarence Board of Education has filed a grievance with the district in advance of the annual Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, which is sponsored by the Clarence PTO. More...

Voters approve bond for firehouse expansion

Voters in Clarence Fire District No. 1 have approved a $1.5 million bond resolution to put toward a $3.5 million renovation and expansion of the district’s fire hall.  The bond proposal was passed Tuesday by a margin of 155 to 36.   More...

Clarence Fire District asks for bond to renovate facilities

Loan will result in no tax rate increase for residents

Voters who reside in Clarence Fire District No. 1 voted Tuesday on a $1.5 million bond resolution to renovate and expand current facilities at 10355 Main St. Results were not available when this issue went to print. More...

Local News

Accident requires Mercy Flight response

A woman needed to be flown to Erie County Medical Center via Mercy Flight following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Greiner and Old Goodrich roads on Thursday.  More...

State Police charge two with DWI

Two men, one from Clarence and the other from Newstead, are facing driving while intoxicated charges.  According to State Police, on April 24, troopers on patrol on Main Street in Clarence observed a vehicle moving from its lane and several time More...

Elder abuse seminar being held Monday

A seminar to address the various forms of abuse that threaten seniors on a daily basis, and to provide assistance to victims, family members or anyone with a concern, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 11, at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, More...

Letters to the Editor

Pass a budget that respects all

The Clarence School Board has to balance the needs of the students and the demands of the taxpayer. But, ultimately, the board’s duty is to ensure that students in the district receive the best education possible.  More...

More money won’t mean better schools

The pro-tax group believes we are not concerned about providing our children with a good education, but it is simply not true.  Money does not guarantee a good education. More...

Budget should stay at inflation rate

I will be voting against the Clarence school budget this year. It is time for the school district to keep its budget in line with the rate of inflation.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GRABENSTATTER, Nancy Rae (nee Shanahan), of Clarence, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015. She is survived by her daughter, Rae Ann Tamberelli, and two grandchildren. A memorial service was held on May 2 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. More...

Sports

Softball team wins three of four league games

Clarence’s softball team continued to stockpile league victories last week, though the one that got away might ultimately wind up having a greater impact on the Lady Red Devils’ success moving forward, since none of the players want to go More...

Boys track takes second, girls fourth at Pioneer Invite

Britton Mann threw the discus a personal-best 153-feet-10 to win the event against what boys track coach Kevin McCuen called “a good field of throwers” to lead Clarence’s charge towards a second-place team finish at Saturday’s More...

TIGHT QUARTERS

Clarence defender Katie Schlagenhauf, middle, streaks by Lancaster’s defensive pressure during the Lady Red Devils’ 11-10 loss April 29.   More...

Lifestyles

Dragon Boat Festival empowers breast cancer survivors

In June, a fleet of dragon boats will move across the water as teams comprising paddlers, a drummer and a steerer synchronize for a worthy cause. More...

Lacrosse to support Wounded Warrior Project

When the Clarence Red Devils host the Akron Tigers for a varsity lacrosse game at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Clarence High School, the proceeds from admission, snacks and raffle sales will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. More...

Book sale kicks off busy month

The Clarence library is the perfect place for those who love great books and movies, quiet reading nooks, fun and lively family programs, thought-provoking lectures, and computer technology. More...

Business

Chamber seeking volunteers for upcoming events

As I look back over the last year, I think back to what we are in need of as we enter into this busy time. One of the top items on our list is volunteers. More...

More than wheelchairs at Buffalo Home Medical Supply

Bethany Fox remembers working long hours in her family owned business — Buffalo Wheelchair — when she was in high school. More...

Sales seminar to be presented by BNSME

Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will host “Guerrilla Sales” at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. More...


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