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March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Spindle items

THANK YOU — It’s hard to believe it’s been three and a half years since I took the helm of the editor’s desk at The Clarence Bee. More...

A brokered GOP convention looks more likely each day

The whirlwind of conversation regarding the Republican Party’s nominee for president has taken on a new dimension in recent as it appears that Donald Trump will emerge days victorious at July’s convention in Cleveland. More...

Restoration of lost funding from GEA would help taxpayers

I t has recently come to my attention that some residents within the Town of Clarence have expressed concern regarding the New York State budget process, specifically the distribution of school aid funding, the gap elimination adjustment and their im More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I grew up in the old Clarence, where people of all financial means were welcome. Based on comments from a recent caller, Clarence has seemingly become an exclusive community, and I thought we were teaching the students to be inclusive. More...

Education

‘Young Frankenstein’ brings comedy, tap dancing to high school stage

Friends and family members of students in Clarence are likely to be rolling in the aisles when Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” takes to the high school auditorium stage beginning Thursday. More...

On the Campus

Ithaca College has named the following Clarence and Williamsville residents to its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester: Corey Dusel and Kayla Sears.   More...

Clarence students earn Mount St. Mary honors

The following Clarence students have achieved academic honors for the second quarter of the 2015-16 school year at Mount St. Mary Academy: Emma Kleinmann, Grace Pearl, Juliet Gay, Rebecca Young, Kimberly Fohrd, Madeline Lillis and Amanda Schifferle. More...

Lifestyles

Concert association ‘Winter Gala’ this week

The Clarence Concert Association, sponsor of the summer concert series in Town Park, will host its 18th annual Winter Gala at 6 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Orazio’s Portofino Banquet Facility, 9415 Main St. More...

AQUARIUM of NIAGARA

Making waves with expansion

The Aquarium of Niagara is not the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, nor the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. More...

Clergy Column

Becoming aware of God’s presence

For five years, as a part of the Greater Massena Ministerial Association, I regularly wrote articles for the local newspaper. More...

Greek restaurant seeks expansion

A popular Greek restaurant is looking to expand and has the perfect location in mind — right next door.  More...

On mission to ‘Find Good Within’: Catholic Charities 2016 appeal underway

Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders have announced an $11 million goal for the 2016 appeal. The funds will assist Catholic Charities’ 70 programs across 61 sites in the eight counties of Western New York. More...

Local News

AN ARTFUL EYE

AN ARTFUL EYE — Nancy Miller, left, and Sue Hearn of Clarence, look at photographs by Jerry Bianchi of Clarence, during the sixth annual “You've Gotta Have Art Festival” held Friday More...

Political Briefs

Rep. Chris Collins has endorsed businessman Donald Trump for president of the United States.  More...

Expired registration stop ends in DWI-drugs charge

A Buffalo man is facing a driving while impaired by drugs charge after he was stopped for having a suspended registration in Clarence.  According to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, deputies initiated the stop of a vehicle around 11 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Heroin story assists in raising awareness   As the convener for the Amherst Task Force for Healthy Community, Healthy Youth, I would like to say thank you to The Bee for helping to raise awareness of the devastating epidemic of heroin abuse.&nbs More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Teen breaks into mall to steal T-shirts

Saturday, Feb. 27   The traffic light at Main and Transit was out for approximately two hours. More...

Obituaries

Valentine J. Nadolinski, former biology professor at SUNY Buffalo State

Valentine J. Nadolinski, a retired professor of biology and microbiology at SUNY Buffalo State, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. He was 95.  More...

Death Notices

GEHRING, Elza P., of Clarence, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. She is survived by one daughter, Magda Hughes; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Gehring, and one son, Robert II. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Sports

All-Bee hockey, hoops teams on tap

With the conclusion of the winter sports season only a few days away, The Bee will begin recognizing the efforts of some of the best hockey and basketball players over the next few weeks starting with the publication of the 2015-16 All-Bee Girls Hock More...

Patterson earns top-six finish, nationals berth in 3,000

Indoor track states

Katrina Patterson earned Federation and state medalist honors after breaking the 10-minute mark in the 3,000-meter run for the first time indoors at Saturday’s state indoor track championships at Cornell University. More...

Sports Development Fund accepting applications

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund.  The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 9. More...

What's Going On

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498  More...

What's Going On

Harris Hill pancake breakfast set The Harris Hill Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at the Harris Hill Fire Hall, 8630 Main St. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday  Story Programs   More...

Business

Events

College scholarships available   More...

AR Stylists aim to change the way people see clothes, themselves

For men and women in Western New York, the idea of a personal stylist might sound like an exotic luxury that only movie stars and people in more cosmopolitan locales can experience. More...

Buddy and Friends emphasizes healthy, quality pet items

For several years, it had been Karen Lucca’s goal to open a pet food and supply store. About six weeks ago, she succeeded in accomplishing one of her passions when she opened Buddy and Friends at 6429 Transit Road at Old Post Road in Clarence. More...


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