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December 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Put shopping local at the top of your holiday to-do list

Bee Editorial

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Maybe all you need is to think outside the box. A present doesn’t have to be wrapped and put under a tree. More...

Spindle items

• GIVING OF OURSELVES — This time of year is busy for many people with shopping, cooking and preparing the house for guests. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 4, 1890 The Post Office has been moved to J.F. Humbert’s store. (Editor’s note: This store stood at the southwest corner of Main and Ransom.) More...

Police Blotter

Men forced to pay fare after attempting to ditch cab

Saturday, Nov. 21  • A resident of Golden Aster Court reported that there were hunters in the area. There were no violations of the law.  Sunday, Nov. 22  More...

Education

THANKSGIVING TRADITION

Alex Morgante and Molly Kinnan, above, and Lily Clare and Matthew Mandich enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with other first-grade students at Ledgeview Elementary School Nov. 23. More...

Lifestyles

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site welcomes its REINVENTION

In the early morning hours of Sept. 14, 1901, William McKinley would take his last breaths as the 25th president of the United States. More...

Craft show scheduled at Harris Hill UMC

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., will host its annual craft show and wreath sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. A variety of craft vendors, fresh wreaths and poinsettias will be available. 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...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 3   Artisanal Wreath Class — Learn how to design your own artisanal wreath handcrafted from flowers, herbs and other all-natural materials, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 3   Light-A-Life Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony — Enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, entertainment by a local music group, hot chocolate and coffee, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Clarence brothers’ concert to raise money for refugees

Amidst an ongoing humanitarian crisis and devastating terrorist attacks, a couple of Clarence youths are doing what they can to help.  More...

Local News

Bank of America comes to the table

Foreclosure summit

The second of a two-day bank summit held Nov. 21 and 22 opened the lines of communication between neighborhood representatives and banks involved in incomplete foreclosures on vacant and abandoned properties in Western New York.  More...

News Brief

The Town of Clarence Ethics Board will hold its next meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Kathleen Hallock Conference Room at Town Hall, 1 Town Place.   More...

Majority caucus donates 25 turkeys to food bank

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus joined 97 Rock, DJ Jickster and the Food Bank of WNY to help provide Thanksgiving meals to families in Erie County.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Theater production criticism cowardly

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the Clarence High School Drama Club’s production of “The Foreigner” — you all did a phenomenal job! The play was absolutely hilarious, and everyone’s hard work really paid off. More...

Comment includes false assumptions

It appears the anti-tax and anti school zealotry of some in our community knows no bounds. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Considering the absurdity of the times we live in, I’ve decided to skip shopping on Black Friday.  .The caller who commented on the high school play should have read the program, then she or he would have known that dozens of kids were in More...

Sports

Boys’ former JV coach assumes same job at varsity level

Doug Ratka is pretty familiar with the ins and outs of Clarence boys basketball. More...

Talented veterans poised to guide girls’ basketball squad to success

Multiple players’ starts on hold due to injuries’ lingering effects

A pair of key contributors from last year’s squad may no longer be suiting up for Clarence’s girls basketball team, but by no means are the Lady Red Devils dead in the water.  Far from it, actually.  More...

Boys volleyball nets pair of all-stars

Clarence’s boys volleyball team recently learned that it had a pair of all-stars in its midst this season.  Senior Ben Janzow was tabbed an ECIC I Second Team All-star after finishing the season second in kills and kill percentage, as well More...

Business

Awards reflect consensus of community

I n November, the Clarence Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of our annual awards for 2016. More...

Clarence company honored for home design

The National Association of Home Builders Remodelers has recognized Accessible Home Solutions, LLC, a Clarence-based company, for excellence in remodeling for its aging-in-place and universal design work.  The firm won the first place Homes for More...

WIDMER NAMED DIRECTOR

Joseph Widmer has been named director of finance at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A certified public accountant, Widmer has in-depth experience including 27 years in health care management. More...


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