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April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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

COLLEGE CAMPUS SAFETY — The Town of Clarence Youth Board and Bureau for many years has presented an educational series dealing with issues regarding youth.  More...

Mark Russell feasts on fractured political campaign

The most humorous event of this year’s contentious presidential campaign took place in downtown Buffalo Friday night. More...

Police Blotter

Standoff on Old Goodrich Road ends peacefully

Saturday, April 9   • Deputies arrested a 37-year-old man on a warrant out of Alden Village Court. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.  More...

Education

High School’s Mock Trial team seeks to defend state championship

The team’s statistics are truly eye-popping.  It has now won 47 straight matches, and its members are the defending state champions. More...

School Board petitions filed

The candidate petitions for the Clarence Board of Education have been filed in anticipation of the May election, and it is evident that the board will have two new faces.  More...

Youth Leadership Forum

YOUTH LEADERSHIP FORUM — Four Clarence High School students are shown in Albany while attending the recent Association of New York State Youth Bureaus Youth Leadership Forum. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Story of Saul resonates today

Many of us heard the story of the conversion of Saul, who became known as Paul, this past Sunday. It was one of the readings in the Revised Common Lectionary that is used by Catholics, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Presbyterians, Methodists and others. More...

Author Paul Reville...

capturing a life through memories

Eighty-six-year-old Amherst resident Paul Reville has always had a distinctly acute long-term memory.  It was due to this ability to recall some of his earliest memories that he decided to write and publish a personal memoir.  ‘The Jo More...

Senior citizens’ prom scheduled for May 4

The 19th annual “Twilight Time” senior citizens’ prom will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. Enjoy dancing and music along with a complimentary catered dinner. More...

Business

Events

ENGAGE NIAGARA slated for April 27 More...

Memorial Day chicken barbecue set for May

Once again, I would like to remind readers that we will be holding the annual Memorial Day chicken barbecue at the Clarence Town Park at noon on Monday, May 30. More...

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...

Cruz addresses campaign promises in UB visit

Beginning with a loose conversation about a visit to Western New York not being complete without consuming chicken wings, U.S. Sen. More...

Zoe’s move, new Dunn Tire site approved

The Town Board approved the short move for Zoe’s Restaurant at its April 13 meeting, as the eatery will relocate to a new building on the same property, at 5701 Transit Road.  More...

Local News

All signs point to Dennis Raquet

As you drive, walk or bike through the streets of your town, your path is often beset by signage of many variations. More...

Legislator Rath sponsors drug take back day

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath recently announced that residents can safely dispose of unwanted medications and needles during a large drug take back event on Saturday, April 30.  More...

Legislature supports RecruitNY, volunteer firefighters

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath recently announced that the Legislature has approved a proclamation in support of the 6th annual Recruit- NY initiative, encouraging residents to consider joining their local fire company, which are in critical need More...

Letters to the Editor

Spruce Meadow Farm a ‘must-see’ for animal lovers

Ethan Powers’ article last week on Spruce Meadow Farm was excellent. As an animal lover, I visited this nonprofit shelter for rescued horses. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Hillary Clinton missed two important points: national security and reducing the deficit. If we don’t have national security and elimination of our debt, nothing else matters. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

NOWICKI, Ronald J. “Ronnie,” of Clarence, died Wednesday, April 13, 2016. More...

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...

Sports

Doubles stars to guide tennis team in new roles

Last spring’s top doubles team is moving up the ladder for Clarence’s boys tennis squad this season.  More...

Publish sports scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their teams’ sports results published in The Bee can do so by filling out forms at www.beenews.com/sports-form, or by e-mailing them directly to sports reporter Jason Nadolinski at jnadolinski@beenews.com. More...

Boys lineup to boast youthful appearance in ’16

Track and Field

Clarence’s boys track team will have a host of fresh faces in a great deal of events this season after the Red Devils graduated many of the athletes who were a part of last spring’s 2-3 effort in ECIC I action. More...


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