Weekly Feature



May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Complaints combat ‘zombie properties’

Assemblyman Michael Kearns is requesting the community’s help in addressing the “zombie property” crisis plaguing the state.  He has created a complaint form, which can be submitted to the state by individuals and will serve as More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Neighbors should help solve ‘zombie’ issue

Zombie properties are ravaging nearly every neighborhood in Western New York, but now individuals have a way to hold the banks, mortgage lenders, legal owners and the state accountable. More...

Spindle items

POLL QUESTION SCRAPPED — Earlier this week, we became aware of a glitch in our website’s internal network that prevented visitors of the site from voting in this week’s poll, which asked, “Should the town fund part of Hollow F More...

Help wanted: a VP candidate to run with Donald Trump

The road to the 2016 Republican presidential nomination appears to be clear sailing for Donald Trump. Now all he is a running mate. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

School officials, in the calendar you built in five snow emergency days, and we have not used any of them. How are we going to get those days back? Children are going to school many days longer than mandated by New York State. More...

Obituaries

Thomas C. Harris, founder of Friends of Clarence Library

Thomas C. Harris, a retired Buffalo teacher and founder of Friends of the Clarence Public Library, died Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was 83.  More...

Death Notices

GARAS, Danielle E. (nee Witmer), of Clarence, died Friday, April 29, 2016. More...

Sports

Softball team defeats ECIC I leaders

Clarence’s softball team came up with a pair of key league victories on consecutive days last week, knocking off ECIC I leader Lancaster and second place Frontier to keep its bid for at least a share of the regular-season title alive. 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 lax beats Lancaster, Frontier

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team doubled its wins total for the season last week after posting a pair of key league victories over a stretch of just three days.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Performance

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Live Local in WNY

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Voters to decide budget, bus propositions

Clarence School District residents will vote Tuesday, May 17, on two propositions: a $78.1 million budget and an $825,000 bus purchase.  The proposed budget stands at $78.1 million, an increase of roughly $2.7 million from this year’s near More...

Planning Board hears Towne BMW proposal

During its May 4 meeting, the Planning Board for the first time heard a proposal to add a second floor to Towne BMW on Main Street. More...

Local News

Clarence native to perform with BPO

Shortly after Clarence native Lauren Scanio began playing the flute in the fourth grade, she attended a Buffalo Philharmonic Concert at Clarence Town Park.  More...

News Brief

The Harris Hill Cub Scout Pack 93 celebrated the six Webelos II Cub Scouts that received their Arrow of Light awards and advanced to become Boy Scouts. More...

BOE candidates cite maintaining programs as priority

Supporting and maintaining programs and extracurricular activities in the district, regaining funds cut during the era of gap elimination adjustment austerity, and an emphasis on technological advances will be some of the prioritized initiatives of t More...

Letters to the Editor

Hollow Fest betters the town

I am writing in regard to the article in the May 4 edition of The Clarence Bee about whether the town should fund Hollow Fest. What is the matter with the Town Board? More...

Police Blotter

Homeowner dials 911 after failed India call

Saturday, April 30   • Patrol responded to Strickler Road near County Road for a report of three male youths who were dressed in dark clothing and running in and out of traffic. The caller was afraid that the teens would get hit by a car. More...

Education

Student honored at music competition

Cassandra Mayle, a senior at Clarence High School, was honored at the 5th Annual Persis Vehar Competition for Excellence in Composition on Saturday, April 30th in the Montante Cultural Center at Canisius College.  More...

CCA posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 school year.   More...

Lifestyles

Have You Filled Your Bucket Today?

Interactive event encourages anti-bullying and positivity in schools

On May 14, Canisius College will host a program that advocates for a positive social climate in schools throughout Western New York and beyond. The program is a theatrical adaptation of the book “Have You Filled a Bucket Today? More...

Town Rec softball teams forming

The Town of Clarence Recreation Department is looking for men’s over-40 softball teams to play on Friday nights beginning in May, as well as any women’s teams to play on Tuesday nights. 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

Seniors plan respite program  The Senior Center will offer a respite program from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. The program is designed to assist people with mild to moderate dementia. More...

Business

Women in Business Conference recognizes Roswell Park CEO

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce has announced that the sixth annual Women in Business Conference will be held on Wednesday, May 18, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence.  This year’s conference has a new leadership team More...

Events

BNSME meeting to feature Ride for Roswell founder More...

Jacobs alerts of impending vehicle recalls

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is alerting motorists that Takata Corp. is preparing to recall up to 40 million U.S. vehicles due to rupture-prone airbags that are now considered a safety risk by the U.S. More...


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