Weekly Feature



February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

World Cancer Day offers opportunity for plan of action

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 8.8 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, including 4 million people who die prematurely from ages 30 to 69. More...

Spindle items

VISION MAIN STREET — Public participation is invited to a presentation titled “Vision: Main Street” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the library at Clarence High School.  More...

College internships worth their weight in gold

As the second semester of college students’ academic year slowly begins to wind down and the days draw longer, one word surfaces over and over: internship. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Now that it is inevitable that Trump is going to put us at war with someone, are his two sons going to defend this country to make it great again?   More...

Sports

Wrestlers win team title at Class AA tourney

The efforts of four individual champions, coupled with seven other grapplers who finished high enough in their weight classes to qualify for the upcoming Section VI championships, fueled Clarence’s run to the team title at Saturday’s annu More...

Girls indoor track squad places third, boys seventh at Team Championships

Clarence’s indoor track team recorded multiple top-five efforts en route to the girls’ squad placing third and the boys taking seventh at Saturday’s Class A Team Championships at Houghton College, one of the few team-scored meets of More...

Girls hoops team wins twice, keeps pace with ECIC I leader

Clarence’s girls basketball team set up an important rematch with Frontier this Thursday by defeating both ECIC I foes it faced last week to stay neck-and-neck with the only divisional opponent to defeat the Lady Red Devils to date.  More...

What's Going On

Contemporary Club sets meeting date

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Clarence Contemporary Club will meet at Orazio’s Restaurant, 9415 Main St. A short meeting and a luncheon will be followed by a presentation by Lindsey Weaver, who will speak on the work of the Kevin Guest house. More...

Historical Society to offer Buffalo media program

The Clarence Historical Society will hold its winter program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at the Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. The program will feature “90 years of Buffalo radio and TV” presented by Steve Cichon. 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...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

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Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 9-sat. 11  Lumagination — A captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination, Thursday, Feb. 9-Saturday, Feb. More...

Salvatore Jr.’s ‘The Abbey’ moves closer to approval

The clash over materials that has continued to hold up progression of Russell Salvatore Jr.’s newest project may finally have a solution.  More...

Death of a Mall

As the decline of malls continues, Eastern Hills looks to mixed-use properties as model for reinvention

When Supervisor Patrick Casilio delivered his State of the Town address last month, Jim Callahan, Clarence director of community development, briefly spoke to what the future economic progression of the town might look like, as well as what component More...

Local News

State Senate passes pension forfeiture reform

The New York State Senate recently passed legislation to amend the New York State Constitution to strip taxpayer-funded pensions from convicted politicians.  State Senator Michael H. More...

Town Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8

Agenda Items  1. Public Hearing at 7:15 p.m. — To consider a temporary conditional permit for an automotive detail shop at 8510 Roll Road.   More...

Movie theater owner weighs in on proposal to sell alcohol at theaters

Going to the movies could get a little more interesting in the future. A new proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow theaters to serve beer and wine.  The governor announced the plan on Jan. More...

Letters to the Editor

Beeman Creek flooding an issue

A man upstream on Beeman Creek dumped and excavated 540 cubic yards of hard fill adjacent to the waterway. He was never ordered to provide engineering and drainage plan alterations, which he had made before his stop work order was lifted.  More...

Police Blotter

Two accused of petit larceny at Wal-Mart

Saturday, Jan. 28 •   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Sheridan Drive for failure to maintain lane and a lighting violation. A 29-year-old man was also charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended registration. More...

Obituaries

Carol A. Penhollow, veterinary technician

Carol Ann Penhollow (nee Ross), 73, of Clarence, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.  Mrs. Penhollow was born on Feb. 4, 1943, in Ithaca, New York. She graduated from the Robert Packer Hospital nursing program and, in 1964, married Raymond E. More...

Mary Anna Yoder, bookkeeper for Ray-Mar Construction

Mary Anna Yoder (nee Weber), 91, of Goshen, Indiana, formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.  Mrs. Yoder was born on Dec. 11, 1925, in Wilmot Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. More...

Death Notice

Brooks, Frank A. 93, of Sacramento, California, formerly of Clarence, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.  Mr. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

I invite you to explain to me why we have opted for harsh over gentle, strident over civil, and combativeness over cooperation. I invite you to explain why we have chosen greed over gratitude, self-interest over sharing, and arrogance over humility. More...

Harris Hill UMC to hold soup contest

The Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., Williamsville, will hold a “Chili Cook-off and Soup Showdown” from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. More...

Airbnb...

giving travelers a homelike atmosphere option

For those with an urge to travel, staying at an Airbnb gives the option of staying in a homelike atmosphere.  Many of these spacious per-night rentals come without the higher price tag of hotels.  The San Francisco based Airbnb was founded More...

Business

Name change, online orders enhance Clarence catering business

Rob Schofield has been in the restaurant business for more than 30 years. As co-owner of Mazia’s Pizza for nearly two decades, he is recognized by a number of people in Clarence for his time there. More...

Noel Dill to be recognized as Clarence Chamber’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

In the coming weeks, The Bee will profile the 2017 award recipients recognized by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Events

Polish Arts Club offers scholarships More...


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