Weekly Feature



November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Dumpsters almost trash developer’s plans

Benderson Development representative James Boglioli came before the Planning Board on Monday night, requesting concept plan approval for a proposed 19,000-square-foot dining and retail facility on the footprint of the former Spilios Family Restaurant More...

Editorials

Safety must come first during hunting season

Bee Editorial

For those who enjoy deer hunting in the area, Saturday, Nov. More...

Spindle items

• WHAT’S A TUPPENCE? — It’s a busy week for the Clarence theater community.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 20, 1890 James Heacock, clerk for a coal dealer in Rochester, was killed by a vicious horse in the stable adjoining the New York Central yard. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I find it very concerning that there are always articles in The Clarence Bee about how the Clarence School District is improving its technology, getting more computers and hiring more technology teachers and staff; however, at least in the elementar More...

Sports

Girls volleyball wins second straight sectional title

Victory in Far West Regional gives team first-ever state semi appearance

Clarence’s girls volleyball team made its mark on the history books Saturday when the Lady Red Devils took down Section V’s Webster Schroeder in this year’s Class AA Far West Regional at Pioneer High School to earn their first-ever More...

Massapequa defends state girls AA soccer title, ends Clarence’s season for second straight year

Defending state champion Massapequa played spoiler to Clarence’s girls soccer team for a second straight season Saturday, as the Lady Red Devils were upended by the Section VIII squad, 2-0, during the Lady Chiefs’ run to a second consecut More...

Girls cross-country team places ninth at states

Clarence’s girls cross-country team closed out its season with a ninth-place finish in the team Class A race standings at Saturday’s state championships, held at Monroe-Woodbury High School.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Student Council food, clothing drive scheduled More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 19   More...

Special Events

thurs. 19   SS Columbia & the Canadiana — Part of the Fall Adventures in Buffalo History course, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at First Presbyterian Church, 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. www.explorebuffalo.org  More...

Art

sat. 21   Fire and Ice — An exhibition of photographs by Alan Friedman and Douglas Levere, with an opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, and continues through Saturday, Jan. More...

Business

Year-end celebrations a reminder to join CHA

The Clarence Hollow Association continues to advocate for making the Hollow a better, cleaner place.  I want to thank my new board member, Larry Ramunno, for his diligence in meeting with the town employees regarding code violations in the Hollo More...

‘Operation: Rock Out Hunger’ returns to Eastern Hills Mall

In an effort to provide holiday meals to local families in need, the 10th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger, presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Dash’s customers encouraged to ‘step up’ for Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York will once again be encouraging WNY shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” at Dash’s Markets in support of Meals on Wheels’ mission.  More...

Making history

Co-captains Meghan Neelon, left, and Karley King show off the plaque Clarence’s girls volleyball team earned Saturday at Pioneer High School by defeating Section V’s Webster Schroeder in this year’s Class AA Far West Regional. More...

Support, concern showed for possible transgender policy

Division showed itself within the Clarence community during Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, as members discussed the possibility of implementing a new policy that would seek to more effectively accommodate students who identify as tr More...

Local News

Epiphany UCC minister experiences life of service

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Before dedicating his life to service, the Rev. Mark Dibelka was a Rochester police officer for 20 years. Before that, he was a seaman in the U.S. Navy.  As he puts it, “a life of service comes naturally” to him.  More...

Did You Know?

Clarence is the oldest municipality in Erie County, incorporated in 1808. Asa Ransom was the first resident, who built a tavern on Buffalo Road, now Route 5, in 1796. More...

Misunderstanding leads to laughs in ‘The Foreigner’

There’s an old adage: When you assume something, you make … If you’re familiar with it, you’ll be able to fill in the blank fairly quickly.  More...

Police Blotter

Police tell intoxicated man to ‘go to bed’

Saturday, Nov. 7  • A 21-year-old man was charged with petit larceny after he allegedly stole a men’s shirt valued at $38 from J.C. Penney on Transit Road. The man was released on an appearance ticket pending arraignment.  More...

Obituaries

Rev. Carl Streufert, longtime pastor

The Rev. Carl A. Streufert, longtime pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Clarence, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. He was 89.  More...

Charles W. DeLaunders, musician, bus driver

Charles W. DeLaunders, of Newstead, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. He was 100.  An avid guitar player, Mr. DeLaunders met his wife, Luella, while teaching her the Hawaiian guitar. More...

Death Notices

KLOPPENBORG, Arlene M., of Clarence, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Bergum; one son, Kenneth; one grandson; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth. More...

Lifestyles

Preserving the Past

Brown family unites to renovate, restore church

Family bonding can involve a variety of activities, from gardening and crafting to movies and game nights. For the Browns, who hail from North Tonawanda, it’s renovating and restoring a church, school and rectory. More...

Craft show scheduled at Ledgeview Elementary

Ledgeview Elementary, 5150 Old Goodrich Road, will host a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. The show will feature more than 70 crafters, a basket raffle, food and light refreshments. More...

Be accountable for your actions and words

From the beginning stories in the Bible, we find some need to place blame for a mistake on someone or something else. Eve blamed the serpent for making her take an action that God had forbidden. More...


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