Weekly Feature



January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Attend budget meetings and be in the know

On Tuesday, May 17, taxpayers in the Clarence School District will head to the polls to decide the fate of the 2016-17 budget proposition. More...

Spindle items

CARLY’S CLUB — Eastern Hills Mall has been in the news a lot lately, mostly due to the announcement of some pretty major closings including Macy’s, Dave & Buster’s and The Gap.  More...

Is technology separating parents from their kids?

While I might be showing my age, I am very grateful for two things in regard to modern education. First, that I am not in primary or secondary school in 2016. Secondly, neither are my kids. More...

Police Blotter

Smooches for Pooches licking burglary wounds

Saturday, Jan. 16   A resident of Wolcott Road reported that her husband is being harassed on his Facebook page. More...

Clergy Column

For church to function, each person has ministry

Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by the way in which different parts of our body cooperate. Our body consists of many individual parts working in essential unity. More...

Education

St. Mary’s School has top 5 finish at engineering competition

St. Mary’s School in Swormville finished fourth at the Western New York Regional Future City Engineering Competition held on Saturday at Mount St. Mary Academy.  St. More...

Open house set for this weekend at Nativity

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School in Harris Hill will host an open house for prospective families from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31. More...

On the Campus

Edinboro University has named the following Clarence, Clarence Center and Williamsville residents to its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester: Garrett Adelizzio, Alison Jeffords, Emily Peters and Haley Struebing.  More...

Lifestyles

Mary Wilson to perform in Clarence

The founding member of The Supremes, Mary Wilson, will make her first Western New York appearance in almost 10 years when she performs in the new supper club concert setting of “The Diamond Room” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Year of the Monkey

Lunar calendar celebration begins Feb. 8

The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old festival, which marks the beginning of the Chinese lunar calendar.  The observance is celebrated in various countries and territories that include Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Sin More...

Winterfest to feature ‘Star Wars’ performances

A long time ago in a suburb not far away …  Winterfest in Clarence, New York, was born, and this year it’s bringing otherworldly entertainment to the festival.  The 11th incarnation of Winterfest, set for noon to 5 p.m. More...

District projects tax levy to be at cap

Hicks anticipates no cuts for next school year

The Clarence Central School District is optimistic that it will be able to maintain all programs and personnel in 2016-17 without exceeding the state-imposed tax cap, based on projections for next year’s budget. More...

Local News

Rath to host HEAP outreach next month

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath will host a Home Energy Assistance Program outreach from 9 a.m to 4 p.m Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Newstead Public Library, 33 Main St., Akron. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. More...

Town hopes for more infrastructure funding from Albany

The Town Board is calling for increased state funding for deteriorating local infrastructure. During the board’s Jan. More...

Opioid task force recommendations now available

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference on Monday to announce the recommendations compiled as a result of the conference’s Task Force on Heroin Addiction & Community Response.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Plaza egress will affect neighborhood

As a Farmington Woods/Woodlands resident for 30 years, we and our neighbors are directly facing the potential negative consequences of an upcoming Town Board decision that all Clarence residents should be concerned with. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m so glad my kids are no longer in school, but I pray for my grandkids and great-grandkids. With the new transgender policy, I would for sure be home-schooling them. More...

Obituaries

‘Ramblin’ Lou’ Schriver, country music broadcaster

For more than 65 years, the melodious voice of Louis Albert Schriver pervaded the radio waves of Western New York and provided the area’s country music community with a distinctive haven. More...

Edward W. Barber, former tool maker at Niagara Machine & Tool

Edward W. Barber, of Clarence, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. He was 72.  Mr. Barber was born in January 1943 in Buffalo and graduated from Kenmore East High School. More...

Death Notices

FOLEY, Thelma H. (nee Holdraker), of Clarence, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. She is survived by six sons, Thomas, James, Frank, Michael, Donald and Richard; one daughter, Jerilyn Hill; 16 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

High School Sports Scoreboard

Boys basketball:  def. Frontier 51-39, lost to Williamsville North 69-42 Girls basketball:  def. More...

Photos available for purchase online

Do you like a sports photo that appears in this week’s edition, or in previous editions, and wish you had a copy of it for yourself? More...

Bowling teams sweep Williamsville schools

Clarence’s boys and girls bowling team recently answered the unusual challenge of playing all three Williamsville schools in consecutive matches, with both squads coming away unscathed after running the table against their neighbors.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Historical Society explores railway to beach More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Story Programs   More...

Eating Disorders Anonymous to meet

Eating Disorders Anonymous meetings are being held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays in the WNY Counseling & Stress Management Center Building, first floor, 388 Evans St., Williamsville. More...

Business

Your business is news

The Bee publishes news about local businesses and their employees. We also welcome news about hirings, promotions and individual honors. More...

Food Bank receives grant to support agencies

The Food Bank of Western New York has been awarded a $23,500 grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation to support agency capacity building by purchasing new refrigerators and freezers for nine food pantries throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie More...

EVENTS

SCORE Straight Talk program continues More...


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