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March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ON STAGE

ON STAGE — Anthony Pyjas, left, Praneel Choudhary, Paige Hausle, Josh Gawron and Ava DeSantis are shown during a performance of "New York's Gift To America," held last week at the Sheridan Hill More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

‘State of County’ should focus on opioid epidemic

“A better Erie County is within our grasp if we have the courage and perseverance to work for it, and today we are sending out a clarion call for action to do that.”  More...

Spindle items

HELLO — As Steve Jagord concludes his time as the editor of The Clarence Bee, I face the monumental task of filling almost impossibly large shoes.  More...

Our environment would benefit from fewer plastic bags

They are annoying essentials that became part of our shopping experience almost overnight. The problem is getting rid of them. I am referring to plastic shopping bags in use by virtually every retail establishment in the country.  More...

Police Blotter

Canine Colts fan collared on Creekbend Court

Saturday, March 5 A 17-year-old male was charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended registration after a traffic stop on Harris Hill Road. He was also ticketed for not wearing a seat belt. More...

Obituaries

Sister John Maron Abdella, Sisters of St. Joseph

Sister John Maron Abdella, a Clarence resident and one of the oldest nuns in the United States, died Saturday, March 5, 2016. She was 109.  Born in August 1906 in Bohanas Mt. Lebanon, Syria, Sister John Maron came to Fredonia in 1910. More...

Lifestyles

Altieri-Callanan

Suzette and Robert Altieri of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristi Marie Altieri, to Mark Alexander Callanan, son of Annie and Terrance Callanan of Fairport.  More...

Clarence Jaycees antique show and sale scheduled

The 56th annual Clarence Jaycees antique show and sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More than 20 dealers will be present, and a luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. More...

May the road rise to meet Jennifer Letina, parade grand marshal

by JULIE HALM  Lancaster/Depew Editor  J ennifer Letina’s family has a long history of involvement in the St. Patrick’s Day parade which will weave its way through downtown Buffalo this Sunday.  More...

School budget talks continue as state aid numbers roll in

The Clarence Board of Education continued discussion and analysis of 2016-17 budget assumptions at its meeting on Monday night.  As numbers from Albany incrementally trickle in, both the board members and the public are getting a clearer outlook More...

New Dunn Tire, retail and residential spaces proposed

The Clarence Planning Board heard proposals at its March 9 meeting that would see a new Dunn Tire location on Transit Road, as well as a mixed-use development that would feature retail and luxury apartment space.  More...

Local News

Smart Schools Bond Act, Music Task Force highlight BOE meeting

The implications that the Smart Schools Bond Act will have on Clarence students, as well as highlights and findings from the district’s Music Task Force underscored the Clarence Board of Education meeting on Monday night.  More...

Public health, ethics top State of the County address

Public health, the environment and government ethics were just a few of the topics Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz highlighted in his State of the County address on Thursday.  Poloncarz spoke to more than 200 people at the Buffalo History M More...

Easter egg hunt to be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4275 Harris Hill Road, is offering families and children three ways to celebrate Easter.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Thank you for another wonderful play put on by Clarence High School. Congratulations to students and teachers for their hard work and dedication. If you enjoy the theater, you have to see one of their plays.  More...

Sports

All-Bee hockey, hoops teams on tap

With the winter sports season officially closed, The Bee will continue recognizing the efforts of some of the best hockey and basketball players over the next two weeks with the publication of the 2015-16 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team in the March 23 and More...

Buczkowski invited to overseas summer softball tour

¦ Ramapo sophomore hurler most excited about working clinics with young South Africans

Clarence graduate Katrina Buczkowski is no stranger when it comes to playing the sport she loves outside her native country. More...

MMA’s Drew-Mead earns Player of the Year honors

Kaitlin Drew-Mead’s biggest impact in a girls hockey game can be measured by when she does not have the puck.   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...

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. More...

Bee What’s Going On

Senior citizens’ prom scheduled for May   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...

Organization rebrands as ‘Invest Buffalo Niagara’

Buffalo Niagara Enterprise on Friday unveiled a new brand identity and organizational name — Invest Buffalo Niagara — along with the tagline “come grow your business with us.” More...

AAA presented with Hertz Gold Key Club of the Year award

AAA Western and Central New York was recently presented with the 2015 Hertz Gold Key Club of the Year award. The organization has won the coveted incentive award in the 500,000/1 million member category. More...


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