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October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rotary Club challenges teens to embrace ‘Butterfly Effect’

Sometimes great things start small.  That is the message the Clarence Rotary Club hoped to instill in members of the Interact Club — Rotary’s Clarence High School branch — by encouraging the club to explore the “butterfly More...

Editorials

Halloween must be fun — and safe

Bee Editorial

Halloween is nearly upon us again. While for the most part it’s a fun holiday when we dress up, give out and receive candy, and maybe spend the evening with some close friends, there also can be a dark side to the activities.  More...

Spindle items

• SUNDAY MORNING — As I get older, I find myself getting into more and more routines.  My day usually can’t start without two cups of coffee and a bowl of Kashi Cinnamon harvest – basically cinnamon shredded wheat.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 30, 1890 On Saturday evening, Nov. More...

Education

County officials, ECC reveal plans for new building

County officials and representatives of Erie County Community College have revealed the designs for the North Campus’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building.  More...

Technology integration taking place throughout district

The past four years, technology in the Clarence Central School District has been transformed. The district has built out a technology infrastructure that now supports more than 2,000 student computers and other mobile devices.  More...

St. Mary’s School receives $25K grant for science program

St. Mary’s School of Swormville has been awarded a $25,000 grant from a private foundation to support the school’s science and technology programs.  More...

Lifestyles

Ghost ships

Is the Buffalo Military and Naval Park occupied by more than just WNY history enthusiasts?

On Nov. 13, 1942, the USS Juneau, carrying five brothers from Waterloo, Iowa, began sailing to Espiritu Santo to seek repairs amidst the naval Battle of Guadalcanal. The ship never reached its destination. More...

Art exhibition continues through October

The Museum of European Art, 10545 Main St., will host an exhibition of 40 original paintings by Amherst artist Bradley Widman titled “Widman Overture” from now through Oct. 31. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

New learning labs, other services assist students

New intervention programs for students at Clarence High School are helping those struggling with math and English language arts studies.  During a presentation by District Curriculum Coordinator Kirstin Overholt at Monday’s Board of Educat More...

Town justice race local highlight of Election Day

Multiple town and county races affect residents of Clarence this Election Day, including the contested race for town justice.  Polls will be open in the town from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Local News

Rath joins efforts to eliminate ‘zombie’ properties

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Amherst, Clarence, has joined efforts aimed at decreasing the number of vacant homes, referred to as zombie properties, in Erie County.  More...

Long Street lot split hints at future subdivision plans

An 18-acre property on Long Street is creating buzz with the neighbors as rumors of a possible future subdivision there is raising concerns.  More...

Christmas choir forming at Clarence Church of Christ

Clarence Church of Christ, 5375 Old Goodrich Road, will host a community Christmas choir this year. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Can someone tell me why the State Police have locked the front door of their station and are no longer allowing citizens of this town to walk in and talk to the State Police? More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

WOLF, Mildred (nee Krummeck), of Clarence, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. Mrs. Wolf was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for more than 25 years. More...

Sports

Rare league loss fuels girls swimming’s ECIC effort

For the first time in seven years, Clarence’s girls swimming team found itself on the wrong side of a decision in league action when it was upended by Orchard Park on October 13, 102-84.  More...

Boys soccer team beats OP via penalty kicks, moves to semis

Both Clarence’s and Orchard Park’s boys soccer teams were adamant about advancing past October 21’s Section VI Class AA quarterfinal, as neither team gave up an inch while battling to a 1-1 tie through regulation and a pair of overt More...

Mustangs to hold ‘Try Hockey for Free’ event

The Clarence Mustangs, in conjunction with the Cornerstone Arena in Lockport and USA Hockey, will take part in a national “Try Hockey for Free” program from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. More...

Business

Clarence IDA to fund Main Street revitalization plan

The Town of Clarence Industrial Development Agency has agreed to enter into a contract with local municipal facilities design firm Clark Patterson Lee to create an economic redevelopment plan for the entire Route 5 corridor along Main Street in Clare More...

Clarence’s Walleshauser named AVP at Canisius College

Clarence Center resident Linda M. Walleshauser was recently named associate vice president for human resources and compliance at Canisius College.  More...

Residents reminded to register snowmobiles

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs recently reminded snowmobilers to register their sleds and avoid the registration rush by mailing in their snowmobile registrations using the signature green “Renew Local” envelope or doing so at any Erie Co More...


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