Weekly Feature



October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Haunted house reopens with lofty fundraising goal set

If you walk past 6105 Fairlane Drive in Clarence Center most days of the year, you would find a well-kept residential home not vastly unlike the others that dot the town.  More...

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Fire Prevention Week means smoke alarm reminder

In the midst of Fire Prevention Week — Oct. 9 through 15 — promoting the importance of replacing smoke alarms every 10 years is vital to ensuring the protection of your family. More...

Spindle items

VETERANS — The Bee will publish its annual Veterans Salute section on Nov. 2 and 3. This section contains brief stories and photos of men and women from Western New York who served in the armed forces. More...

Replace neglected train station with new facility at Canalside

We are all guilty at one time or another of procrastinating about a project or simply letting things slide until the point when we suddenly have to take steps that would have been easier – and less expensive – if we had done them sooner.& More...

Obituaries

John J. Evans, retired executive VP of Bee Newspapers

John J. Evans, 74, retired executive vice president of Bee Group Newspapers and a past president of the New York Press Association, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

GIBLIN, Gregory R. Jr., of Clarence, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Mr. Giblin is survived by his parents, Gregory and Patricia, and one sibling, Jennifer. A funeral service was held Oct. 7 at the Shepard Bros. Funeral Home.   More...

Sports

Boys soccer squad tops North, 4-1

Clarence’s boys soccer team withstood relentless pressure from Williamsville North to ultimately persevere in Saturday’s game, 4-1.  More...

Kenmore West gridders spoil football Homecoming Game

Reigning Class AA North champion Kenmore West spoiled Clarence’s bid for a perfect season on the football field — not to mention this year’s Homecoming Game — Friday night, as the Blue Devils rallied in the fourth quarter to s More...

Field hockey wins twice, ties once in five contests

Clarence’s field hockey team enters its final four-game stretch of the regular season sitting above .500 overall after winning its two most recent contests.  Clarence’s most recent victory came on the road at Amherst’s expense, More...

Tonawanda Creek cellphone tower runs into resident opposition

A potential cellular communications tower to be constructed on Tonawanda Creek Road faces an uphill battle as several residents voiced their opposition to the plan at the Planning Board’s Oct. 5 meeting.  More...

Residents weigh in on Main Street Redevelopment Study at public forum

If the purpose of the Main Street Redevelopment Study, sponsored by the Clarence Industrial Development Agency, was to reaffirm that Clarence residents want to keep their town’s agrarian, historical character at the forefront of its identity, t More...

Local News

As Friends of the Clarence Public Library set up for fall sale, questions loom over future

The Clarence Public Library’s fall sale is more than a way for bibliophiles to enhance their home libraries with used literary classics at a discounted price — it also happens to be one of the library’s primary fundraising events. More...

The Witches Brew Bar & Café now open at the Great Pumpkin Farm

The Fall Festival at The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence is full of fun events and activities geared toward children and the entire family. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 15, 1891   Master Lester Bodine is now newsboy in place of Clarence Hershey. Lester sells the Times, the News and the Buffalo Commercial.  William Davis of Clarence died Monday morning, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Consider Tryjankowski for Town Board

I urge you to consider Tim Tryjankowski for Clarence Town Board. Tryjankowski is a husband, father, Eucharistic minister, former coach, University at Buffalo professional and union member. More...

Police Blotter

Chase, struggle ends with petit larceny charge

Saturday, Oct. 1   • Deputies were called to Mallard Roost Street for a dog bite. A pit bull had bitten another dog that was walking by a residence with its owner. More...

Education

On the Campus

Victoria Cirillo, a sophomore at Fordham University, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.   More...

HOMECOMING WEEK 2016

Clarence High School

Varsity cheerleaders perform a routine at the pep rally Friday afternoon. More...

Lifestyles

BUFFALO UKULELE CLUB

Radice finds his calling in

The Buffalo Ukulele Club is a group of ukulele enthusiasts who meet at 6:30 every Thursday night at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center, 3242, Main St., Buffalo. More...

Our Lady of Peace will hold annual meat raffle

Our Lady of Peace Church will be holding its fifth annual meat raffle at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The first raffle will be at 6:30 p.m. The entry fee is $5 per person, paid at the door. More...

Contemporary Club will hold wine tasting

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host an evening of “Wine, Chocolate, Cheese and Friends” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 14, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St., Clarence. More...

What's Going On

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Youth Bureau Information Series

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...

Business

Ronald McDonald House of WNY celebrates Day of Change

Ronald McDonald House Charities is celebrating its annual Day of Change and more than 40 years of keeping families close on Saturday, Oct. 15. More...

National Fuel predicts 2016-17 winter heating costs to stay low

Cooler nights, less day light and falling leaves are sure signs that the weather is changing across Western New York. More...

Events

SBA seeks nominations for task force More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
Click for schedule