Weekly Feature



March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Be cautious: Protect your identity, property

Throughout the year, people are bothered by individuals and/or companies that are running scams, but it seems that residents in Clarence are still falling prey to false claims and fraudulent solicitations.  More...

Spindle items

CONCERT ASSOCIATION GALA — Do you want to do something different that includes music, good food, nice conversation and a wonderful gift for the community? Consider the Clarence Concert Association’s Winter Gala Dinner on Friday, March 10. More...

A tragedy can be prevented for as little as 12 bucks

The locations change but the scenario is a broken record of tragedies that could be easily prevented.  Early Sunday morning, Prince George’s County, Maryland, fire crews performed search-and-rescue operations at the scene of a house fire. More...

Education

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

Clarence Middle School has named the following students to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.  Honor Roll Grade Six   More...

Sports

Girls hoops team reaches ‘AA’ final

Lady Red Devils enter tonight’s rubber match seeking vengeance for sole ECIC I setback

Ali DiGiulio hit six of Clarence’s season-high eight three-point baskets en route to netting a career-high 19 points to guide the top-seeded Lady Red Devils to a 51-37 victory over fourth-seeded Jamestown in a Section VI Class AA semifinal play More...

Indoor track trio completes season at state championships

Three athletes helped Clarence’s indoor track program close out the 2016-17 season in style Saturday by taking part in the annual state championship meet.  More...

GIVING BACK

GIVING BACK — Members of various Town of Clarence Baseball Association teams made a trip to the Clarence Community Pantry on Friday, Feb. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday  ‘One on the Ground’ Book Launch   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...

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...

Business

Women the focus as part of Women’s History Month

Beginning in 1987, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have celebrated Women’s History Month in March. More...

Customer service is first priority for Clarence Pharmacy

After working as a pharmacist in Clarence for more than 19 years in a larger chain, Kevin Clary decided to start his own, independently run, pharmacy. More...

Gas prices up 50 cents per gallon , says AAA

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is up two cents from last week to $2.31 per gallon. One year ago, the price was $1.81. The New York state average is now at $2.45 per gallon, down a penny from last week. More...

Harris Hill Commons to get closer to property lines on Glenwood Drive

The Harris Hill Commons, located along Greiner and Harris Hill roads, may be getting an extension to a previously approved rear setback, but at least a handful of residents on Glenwood Drive fear the development could encroach on their property lines More...

Clarence High student's work to appear in BOCES fashion show

The eighth annual Erie 1 BOCES fashion show, FUSION, will feature the hand-designed and -produced apparel of high school students from across Western New York who are involved in Erie 1 BOCES’ fashion design and merchandising program.  More...

Local News

Schneiderman leads coalition opposing Clean Water Rule elimination

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is leading a coalition of attorneys general in opposing President Trump’s executive order, which the president described as paving the way to the elimination of the Clean Water Rule.  More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, March 8

Agenda Items   1. Frank Wailand/RollMar Development  Requests a use permit for proposed indoor recreational use in the Industrial Business Park Zone at 8630 Roll Road.  2. Dr. Greg Daniels  More...

News Brief

As New Yorkers prepare to set their clocks forward one hour, the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York urges all New Yorkers to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure their homes are properly protected. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Why are politicians so focused on bringing Uber here for tourists and not repairing the roads locals drive on every day? The shape of roads, such as the 990, Delaware Avenue and Main Street in Buffalo, is embarrassing. More...

Obituaries

Mark Czarnecki, M&T president

Mark J. Czarnecki, 61, of Clarence, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.  Mr. Czarnecki was born on Nov. 3, 1955, in Buffalo. More...

Virginia J. Dunbar, former resident

Virginia Jean Dunbar (nee Carpenter), 86, of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.  Born in Buffalo on April 28, 1930, to Ben and Alice Carpenter, Mrs. More...

Death Notices

BIGELOW, John “Bud” W., of Derby, New York, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Mr. Bigelow is survived by his wife, Marjorie; four children, Janet, Douglas, Jeanne and Carol Jo; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Historical Society plans 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...

Area collectors show off their prized possessions

Western New York collects

Collecting has been a part of society since, well, before it was really called a society, and during the past several weeks, The Bee has reached out to readers to find some of the biggest, best and quirkiest collections throughout Western New York.&n More...

Senior Center to celebrate the Irish

To celebrate the role of the Irish in American history and culture, and as part of its outreach to the broader community, the Clarence Senior Center will offer a special Irish-themed event on March 22.  More...


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