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May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Drive-thru proposed for Spot Coffee on Transit

The Spot Coffee at 5205 Transit Road could see the installation of a drive-thru that would allow patrons to obtain their morning beverages at a quicker pace. More...

Editorials

Rain barrels available for purchase through county

If you would like to collect rainwater to use during the drier months, a rain barrel can do just that. This is a traditional and ancient practice that has been used in Thailand and other areas throughout the world. More...

Spindle items

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE — This year, as for the past 97 years, American Legion Post 838 of Clarence will lead the community on Memorial Day in honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to their country.  More...

Senior year proves all yearbooks [still] matter

As the high school term heads into the home stretch, seniors are bombarded with rites and rituals. There’s the prom and all the costly accessories that go with it. The cap and gown. And the decision on whether or not to purchase a class ring. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Thank you to the students and teachers who gave their time to give the senior citizens a prom. What a wonderful gesture to show the community that seniors mean something. More...

Education

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

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

ECC recognized for technology excellence

SUNY Erie Community College’s Information Technology Program was recently honored as the Best Tech Team in Non-Profit/Education by InfoTech WNY as part of the organization’s annual Buffalo Emerging Technology Awards Showcase at Buffalo Ri More...

Clarence Middle honor roll

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Lifestyles

Preparing for retirement, Quinn reflects on career in education, government

All good things must come to an end, and for Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr., that is occurring this week, as he steps down from the post following Wednesday’s commencement ceremony. More...

Breaking News - 5/17/2017 11:59 AM

2017-18 school budget passes overwhelmingly

The results of the May 17 budget vote are in, and the Clarence community has voted overwhelmingly to pass the Clarence Central School District’s $80.2 million budget for the 2017-18 school year. Two incumbents and one newcomer, all unopposed on More...

Pepper United 3-on-3 soccer tourney set for Saturday

The Clarence Soccer Club, in collaboration with the Buffalo Celtic Soccer Club, will be hosting a 3-on-3 tournament Saturday, May 20, to benefit the family of a former 20-year member of the Celtic organization. More...

Local News

Schneiderman announces settlements with ticket companies

New York Attorney General Eric T. More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, May 17

Agenda items  Item 1   Bevilacqua Development Company requests an action under SEQRA, concept plan approval and a recommendation for a special exception use permit for a proposed retail/restaurant plaza at 6031 Transit Road. More...

‘Die-In’ orchestrated to protest AHCA

Rep. Chris Collins is in the crosshairs of his constituents again, due to his support of President Donald Trump’s American Health Care Act.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Rath doesn’t understand financial plan

I was disappointed but not surprised after looking at Legislator (Edward) Rath’s column in The Clarence Bee earlier this month in which he voiced vague criticisms of my administration’s Four-Year Financial Plan — the same plan that More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MATTINA, Anthony F. “Tony,” of Clarence, died Friday, May 12, 2017. Mr. Mattina is survived by his mother, Pauline (nee Scharf), and three siblings, Michael Jr., Mary Ann Anaka and Joseph. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael. More...

Sports

Baseball team wins four of five games

Clarence’s baseball team was able to close out league play in style this past week, winning three of the four ECIC I contests it had on the docket — including Saturday’s 8-0 conquest of Jamestown in its finale — to complete di More...

Boys lacrosse squad opens week with win over perennial power OP

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team secured one of its rare — but recently more frequent — wins over Orchard Park on May 9, rallying from a 6-3 deficit early in the third quarter to post a 9-8 victory that should only help the Red Devils& More...

Annual Hall of Fame induction slated for May 24

The annual Clarence Central Athletic Department Wall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, in the high school athletic foyer. More...

What's Going On

Fire Company holding fundraising drive

The Clarence Center Fire Company is holding its annual fundraising drive. Residents who live within Clarence Fire District 1 will receive a letter and donation information for consideration. Clarence Concert Association to host event More...

Pilates classes to be offered at center

Pilates classes, taught by certified trainer Carla Baran, are being held at 10 a.m. Mondays and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at The Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St. Classes will also be offered at 9 a.m. More...

Business

Memorial Day BBQ a big event for Hollow

I’d like to express my surprise and disappointment when I read in last week’s Clarence Bee that the town is considering a request to let someone open a farmers market on County Road. More...

Clarence High senior receives CCSFCU Louis J. Nanni Memorial Scholarship

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union announced the recipient of the Louis J. More...

Gas prices drop, says AAA

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.34 per gallon, down a penny from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.22. The New York state average is down two cents from last week to $2.50 per gallon. More...


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