Weekly Feature



March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Tournament represents pride of region

I n 2011, Nick Penberthy, then a senior at Williamsville North High School, told the Bee during an interview that he had no idea that what he initiated in 2009 in his backyard would become so popular. More...

Spindle items

FLIGHT 3407 BOOK — The Clarence Public Library will host the official launch of Karen Wielinski’s book, “One on the Ground: The Story of One Family Before, During and After Continental Flight 3407 Crashed into Their Home.” The More...

Hockey’s reputation takes two unfortunate hits

It was a difficult weekend to be a hockey fan, and I’m not talking about the Buffalo Sabres’ back-to-back losses on a brief trip to the West Coast. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

The $1,000 grant for the sensory room at Clarence Center Elementary School covered start-up costs. Who will supervise the students in the room? Does this mean another staff person supported by local school taxes? More...

Sports

Backyard Classic hockey tournament set for this weekend

The annual Tim Hortons Backyard Classic charity hockey tournament returns for its ninth event next week at a new venue: Canalside Buffalo.  (See editorial on page four)  The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, and Sunday, March 5 More...

Boys hoops team nearly upsets AA’s top seed

Jamestown thwarts Red Devils in OT

Clarence’s eighth-seeded boys basketball team came tantalizingly close to doing what very few thought would be possible going into Friday’s Section VI Class AA quarterfinal at top-seeded Jamestown: win. More...

Conover wins first indoor track 3,200 title to pace Red Devil trio of state qualifiers

Clarence’s indoor track team will be represented at the upcoming state championship meet by both a new and a familiar face following the squad’s efforts at Saturday’s annual Section VI Championships at Houghton College.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 3  Queen City Roller Girls — Come watch the Subzero Sirens vs. an opponent to be announced, 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets  fri. More...

No cuts, but no additions seen in school budget draft

Taxpayers in Clarence got their first glimpse at what they’ll be contributing annually to the Clarence School District for the 2017-18 school year as Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks meticulously detailed tax levy and tax rate numbers to those in More...

The Abbey gets architectural approval despite confusion over rendering

Despite the seemingly countless bureaucratic roadblocks it encountered, Russell Salvatore’s “The Abbey” project has received the final approvals from the Town Board that will allow work to begin on the exterior finishes of the build More...

Local News

Schneiderman encourages New Yorkers to test Internet speeds

New York Attorney General Eric T. More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, March 1

Agenda Items 1. Lia Honda Requests approval for a site plan amendment and architectural style for a proposed addition to the existing dealership at 4891-4917 Transit Road. 2. Harris Hill Commons  More...

New classified campaign features pet-friendly businesses

The Bee’s “Paws and Claws” campaign aims to bring a variety of businesses together that have one thing in common: your pet.  The month-long promotion starts with this issue, continuing through the editions of March 29 and 30.&n More...

Letters to the Editor

Journalism is a high calling

While in Orchard Park on Thursday to see my granddaughter, Samantha Fischer, play basketball for Orchard Park High School against Williamsville North, I read your op-ed piece, “An insult to every reliable, hard-working U.S. More...

Police Blotter

Chocolate smeared on car in parking lot

Saturday, Feb. 18 •   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Transit Road for driving north in the southbound lane. A 37-year-old man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. More...

Education

ECC celebrates “topping off” of STEM Building

SUNY Erie Community College staff and students were joined by ECC President Jack Quinn and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz for a “topping-off” ceremony of the college’s long-awaited STEM-focused academic building at the North C More...

Lifestyles

Boy Scouts to hold pasta dinner

Boy Scout Troop 27 will hold a pasta dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 12, at the Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. Good will offerings will be accepted.   More...

‘BUFFALO STRONG!’

Save the Michaels House of Hope

Save the Michaels of the World Inc. is an education organization that was established in 2011 to create awareness of prescription drug addiction, overdose and suicide. 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...

Yoga class offered to Girl Scouts

Donna Baia will present a yoga friendship class from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 13, which is intended for Girl Scouts in grades two through five. More...

Business

Events

Girl Scouts of WNY to host cookie rally More...

Hollow Association looking for new members

Readers might have noticed that I have been missing for a while. I underwent two back surgeries last fall and unfortunately, I suffered nerve damage in my leg. More...

Elements Massage opens new location on Transit

Elements Massage has over 230 massage studios in the United States, and now it can add one more to that list. The most recent addition opened on Jan. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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