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November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Take winter travel precautions before snow flies

Bee Editorial

Nearly one year ago to the day, Western New York was hit with a historic snowstorm that brought several feet of snow across the region. The November 2014 storm left motorists and residents alike stranded in treacherous weather conditions.  More...

Spindle items

• COMICS FEST — When I was a kid, I loved comics. Not superhero ones so much as the ones you could find in the Sunday paper: Garfield, Peanuts, and my absolute favorite, Calvin & Hobbes.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 13, 1890 Mr. C.R. Cockle has bought the railroad house, recently owned by Charles Bivins and intends to move it to a lot bought from Mr. H. Guise, better known as part of the tannery lot. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the person who called about the scarecrow contest being a popularity contest with the winners being store bought. Not. I was the grand-prize winner. I worked very hard on Jack. More...

Education

Clarence student part of culinary champs team

A Clarence student was part of a three-person team that took first place recently at Erie 1 BOCES Culinary Career Day at Erie Community College’s North Campus. More...

News Brief

The Clarence Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Sheridan Hill Elementary School, 4560 Boncrest Drive East. For more information, including meeting agendas and packets, visit www.clarenceschools.org.   More...

Clarence High School Fall Band Concert

featuring the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble

Clarinetist Caitlin Dzierba, left, and Melanie Jebens perform with the Clarence High School Symphonic Band. More...

Lifestyles

Snowvember

One year after the November storm of 2014, what changes have the county and state made?

Do a Google Images search for “Snowvember Buffalo,” and you may have a hard time determining whether the photos you’re looking at are from here or a Hollywood apocalyptic film set. More...

Contemporary Club meeting set for Nov. 17

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host its next meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Rizotto’s Restaurant, 930 Maple Road, Amherst. A short meeting will be followed by a luncheon and a presentation on Wounded Warriors. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  More...

Business

Inventor’s turbine called ‘engineering breakthrough’

About five years ago, a Williamsville man began working to find a way to decrease the world’s dependency on fossil fuels. More...

Chamber announces awards recipients

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce and Award Committee recently announced its 2016 annual award recipients:  • Citizen of the Year: Judy Sirianni  • Business of the Year: Main Mobility  • Organization of the Year: Clarence More...

Brothers of Mercy receives TV donations from Salvatore

On Oct. More...

Micro Comics Fest debuts this weekend

For comic book and graphic novel enthusiasts in Clarence, last year’s Comics Fest at the library provided an outlet where super fans could dress up as favorite characters, meet and learn from authors and illustrators, and participate in a day f More...

Championship form

Clarence’s Olivia Colson follows through on her stroke during the butterfly portion of Thursday’s preliminary round of the 200 individual medley during this year’s Section VI Girls Swimming Championships, held at Erie Community Coll More...

Local News

Did You Know?

Clarence is home to 30,721 residents and has 12,080 parcels of land within its 53.64 square miles. Its general borderlines are Transit, Tonawanda Creek and Davison roads and Wehrle Drive. More...

Tax rate decrease highlight of next year’s budget

Homeowners in Clarence will see their tax rate decrease for a record-setting fifth consecutive year according to the town’s 2016 preliminary budget, which was introduced during the Nov. 4 Town Board meeting.  More...

Car sales at residence presents quandary for Town Board

A Clarence resident is hoping he will receive his neighbors’ blessing to sell cars from his residential property early next month.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Operation Gratitude support appreciated

We would like to thank everyone who participated in the third annual Candy Buy Back Event at Amy Richter Orthodontics in Clarence.  More...

Police Blotter

Towing company leaves car at wrong house

Saturday, Oct. 31  • A 17-year-old male was referred to Clarence Youth Court for hosting a party for his friends where alcohol was being consumed by minors.  More...

Obituaries

Death

BRADY, James L., of Clarence died Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Mr. Brady was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; one daughter, Nancy Watkins; one son, James; and four grandchildren. More...

Sports

Girls cross-country team wins Section VI title

Boys’ Costich also qualifies for states

Clarence’s girls cross-country team used three top-five finishes to edge out defending Class A champion Williamsville North, 37-50, and win this year’s Section VI championship during Friday’s muddy, windy race at Sunshine Park in We More...

Six programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Some of the area’s top boys soccer teams are represented on the 2015 All-Bee Boys Soccer First Team. More...

North’s Harris tabbed Player of the Year

Ian Harris has meant everything to the success of the Williamsville North boys soccer team.  Harris, the 2015 All-Bee Boys Soccer Player of the Year, is a four-year starter in the midfield and a two-year captain, and led the Spartans to their fi More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Bank Street cookie party to celebrate 60 years   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 12   More...

Concerts

thurs. 12   Fusing energetic reggae, hip-hop and funk, Kent, Ohio, band Tropidelic will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo; $. 856-8000, www.buffaloironworks.com  fri. 13   More...

Performance

thurs. 12   Buffalo Jazz Octet & Joe Ford — The Buffalo-born saxophonist recorded extensively with McCoy Tyner and worked with the renowned Fort Apache Band led by Jerry Gonzalez since 1988, 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...


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