Weekly Feature



February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sirianni embraces being on receiving end of awards

Judy Sirianni has always been more content on the giving end of awards announcements. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Answering foster care, adoption need brings rewards

Children in the foster care system face many difficult challenges. Often they do not have consistency, which can be so important to a child’s mental wellbeing and development. More...

Spindle items

FAT TIRE PUB CRAWL — This Saturday, bike riders will tour several establishments along Main Street in Clarence for a Fat Tire Winter Pub Crawl.  I had never heard of a fat tire bicycle until I saw news of the pub crawl event begin to circu More...

Goodness, discipline, knowledge made for a great teacher

Most people have a favorite teacher, usually someone who inspired them or set them on a career course. Few men and women are born with that ability. More...

Police Blotter

Man says piece of wood in driveway a booby-trap

Saturday, Feb. 13   Deputies arrested a 25-year-old woman on a warrant out of Buffalo City Court. The woman was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over on Transit Road. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

ANDREWS, Jean A. (nee Lasal), of Clarence Center, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Robert; one son, Ronald; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Dahlberg; and one brother, Kenneth Lasal. More...

Sports

Travel baseball team seeks players

The Cheektowaga Thundering Herd 18U travel baseball team is looking for additional players to finalize its 2016 roster. More...

Hockey team tops Lancaster in double overtime

Lancaster must be getting awfully tired of seeing Clarence’s hockey team in the postseason.  For the third straight year, the Red Devils found a way to come out on top of their playoff meeting with the Legends when they squeaked out a 1-0 More...

Boys hoops’ season ends when offense stalls in second half of AA prequarter

Through the first half of Wednesday’s Section VI Class AA prequarterfinal between eighth-seeded Niagara Wheatfield and ninth-seeded Clarence, the Red Devils were able to knock down enough shots to put themselves in a good position to move on at More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Turkey dinner fundraiser planned at St. Paul’s   More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Fairy House Workshop with Girl Scouts   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...

SPCA Board appoints new executive director

Barbara Carr, who announced her retirement in November as executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County, has set a departure date of March 18. More...

Events

Pop-up dinner series to return on Feb. 29 More...

Organizers postpone Backyard Classic charity event

The eighth annual Tim Hortons Backyard Classic has been postponed due to Wednesday's heavy rainfall, which caused adverse tournament conditions. The charity outdoor hockey tournament was originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. More...

Budget projection stays same as district hopes for more state aid

A few more details trickled out about projections for the Clarence School District’s finances during the second of three planned budget workshops held Monday night at the high school.  More...

Grammy award-winning cast includes Clarence native

The 58th annual Grammy Awards were broadcast to about 24.9 million viewers on Feb. More...

Local News

‘Soup’s On’ to save rescue horses at Spruce Meadow

Spruce Meadow Farm, 10333 Keller Road, will hold its seventh annual “Soup’s On” benefit for the horses of Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Fostering a feeling of family

Ann-Marie Orlowski was placed into the foster care system at age 7. Efforts were made to reunify her with her birth mother, but it eventually became clear that would not be possible and at the age of 14, she was adopted by her foster family. More...

Fundraiser set for Friday for Harris Hill camp experience

For fifth-graders at Harris Hill Elementary, attending Camp Weona is a right of passage.  Each fall, students travel to the Wyoming County retreat — operated by the Buffalo Niagara YMCA — and participate in a day of educational progr More...

Letters to the Editor

Egress concerns neighborhood

The members of the Farmington Woods homeowners association are currently attempting to defend the safety and integrity of the entryway to our subdivision from the ever-expanding commercial development on Transit Road in Clarence.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.My children’s teachers are highly educated, passionate, dedicated individuals who deserve to make a decent living wage. More...

Lifestyles

‘Party with a Purpose’ returns to club house

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation will host its second annual “Party with a Purpose” from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

Buffalo Mini Maker Faire

Celebrates invention, ‘do it yourself’ spirit

David Cinquino says the Buffalo Mini Maker Faire is a giant show and tell. More...

Sixth annual ‘Fire and Ice’ set for April 7

Tickets are now available for the sixth annual Fire and Ice event to benefit the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Art

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Family Activities

thurs. 25   More...

Literature

thurs. 25   Tangential Readings — 6:30 p.m. sign-up, readings from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St., Buffalo. 885-9535  More...


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