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September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence High grad accepts presidential award for teaching

Before she became a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, she nearly began a career trajectory that would have taken her far away from the classroom altogether. More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

STEM fields fortunately strengthened at federal level

While debate continues across the country over the role the federal government should play in state education, and whether or not federal education programs should be implemented at the state level, the steps to strengthen education in science, techn More...

Spindle items

N.Y. STATE WOMEN — The Clarence chapter of New York State Women Inc. will kick off the business year with a talk by Joseph Jakubik of the Historic Division of International Chimney who will discuss moving historical lighthouses.  More...

School districts should prepare for tighter budget picture

School districts should plan for limited state and local revenue growth in their budgets next year, based on projections for shrinking state tax collections and another low tax cap, according to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This nonsense going back and forth with the senior center is ridiculous. The last caller suggested they needed a place to meet with friends. I suggest they try using their homes; that’s where most adults meet their friends anyway. More...

Sports

Harriers place second at West Seneca invite

Both Clarence’s boys and girls cross-country teams were able to begin their respective 2016 campaigns on a high note Saturday as they battled the heat, humidity, and some of the best runners from Western New York to each place second at West Se More...

Girls soccer improves to 4-0 in league play

Clarence’s girls soccer team had some questions about its potential to score this season after graduating a bunch of its offensive talent off last year’s squad, but the 2016 crop of Lady Red Devils put that to rest early and often after p More...

Boys soccer wins own tourney, starts year 4-0

Clarence’s boys soccer team has gotten off to virtually as flawless of a start as possible during the first couple of weeks of the 2016 season, winning all four of its contests — including the championship game of its own annual Boosters More...

Entertainment

Festivals

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Art

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Family Activities

sat. 17  Junior Audubon Club — Join the Juniors and naturalist Tom Kerr for the monthly birding adventure for children ages 8 to 16, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. More...

Business

Labor Day a time to thank employees, volunteers

Labor Day celebrates the contributions of workers to our communities and society across the country. We have all prospered through the hard work and dedication shown by employees, volunteers and employers.  More...

Events

BNSME program to feature CEO roundtable   More...

Robert G. Sillars to merge with Stamm Law

The Stamm Law Firm recently joined forces with Clarence attorney Robert G. Sillars. The merger represents the second acquisition for Stamm Law since January, when it acquired the estate planning firm of Campbell, Bolas & Associates, LLP.  More...

Oktoberfest

Runners start on Ransom Road for the Oktoberfest 5K race, above, put on by the Brothers of Mercy, held this past Friday. More...

CHS student allegedly assaults deputy at dance

What was supposed to be a “welcome back” dance for Clarence High School students ended with a ride in a police car and some serious charges for one pupil. More...

Local News

Clarence Center Labor Day Parade winners announced

The Clarence Center Labor Day Fair saw dozens of groups participate in the annual parade on Sept. 5. More...

The Great Pumpkin Farm kicks off season with free admission

The Great Pumpkin Farm, located at 11199 Main Street in Clarence, will kick off its 21st annual Fall Festival with a free admission preview weekend from 10 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 17, to dusk on Sunday, Sept. 18. More...

Towns receive training on new ‘zombie’ foreclosure legislation effective Dec. 20

Assemblyman Michael Kearns and members of the Western New York Law Center hosted a training Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

Historical walk a big success

Thank you for everyone who participated in the Clarence Center Historical Walk, which began at the “Four Corners” of Clarence Center, led by Erie County Historian Doug Kohler on Sept. 3. More...

Obituaries

Brother Jude T. Holzfoerster, Brothers of Mercy superior

Brother Jude Thaddeus Holzfoerster, 81, of Clarence, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016.  Born in Covington, Kentucky, he entered the Brothers of Mercy of Montabaur on Feb. 22, 1952, and professed perpetual vows on Sept. 8, 1960.  More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Philharmonic Present New Season

Violinist Joshua Bell, tribute to John Williams, to start off the year

Shine up your dress shoes. the Buffalo Philharmonic is kicking off its season with an opening night gala at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.  After dinner that evening, violinist Joshua Bell will be performing at 8 p.m.  More...

Contemporary Club meeting scheduled

The Clarence Contemporary Club will hold its first meeting of the 2016-17 year at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Sean Patrick’s Restaurant, 3480 Millersport Highway. After a short meeting, followed by a luncheon, cardiologist Dr. More...

What's Going On

Our Lady of Peace wine tasting planned

Our Lady of Peace Church, 10950 Main St. in Clarence, will host “Great Expectations: An Evening to Wine and Dine” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Monsignor Hammerl Parish Center. More...

September filled with library events for the family

Once again, the Clarence Public Library had a marvelous summer filled with entertaining and informative programming. And, once again, Clarence’s Battle of the Books team did an outstanding job.  More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Knitting Club  The Clarence Knitting Club will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Clarence Public Library. Crocheters are also welcome. Bring your knitting projects, exchange ideas, be inspired and have fun. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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