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March 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Human trafficking problem not as distant as you think

Bee Editorial

Human trafficking is probably something that does not come to mind frequently for most of us. When we are confronted by the topic, it’s often in a glamorized Hollywood format through television or movies.  More...

Spindle items

• BEN SAUER — Many of you may have noticed during the past few weeks posts on social media about a little boy from Clarence named Ben Sauer. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 7, 1889   More...

Letters to the Editor

Passing bus bond is not the answer

Passing the bus bond issue will only add more costs to taxpayers. You will still have the same costs as before, i.e., pensions, hospitalization and expenses of the bus garage.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It is extremely frustrating that Clarence High School cannot publish its daily announcements on the school website in a timely manner. Announcements are online one day and then days can go by with nothing. More...

Education

HS Symphonic Band to perform at music educators’ conference

The Clarence High School Symphonic Band is getting ready to perform for music educators across the state this weekend.  Under Lou Vitello’s baton, the ensemble was selected to play for the New York State Band Directors Conference in Syracu More...

Lifestyles

Teach For America develops educators for high-need classrooms

Schools may make their learning tools available to all, but students who live in poverty can find it difficult to take advantage of them.  With this in mind, Teach For America is stepping forward to eliminate educational inequality. More...

Scouts to host pasta dinner at Zion Lutheran

Boy Scout Troop 27 will host a free-will pasta dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. The dinner will also feature a basket auction and 50/50 raffle to help raise funds for the troop. More...

Clarence Youth Bureau

Youth Bureau Information Series   Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. More...

Business

Chamber awards allow community to celebrate

The Clarence Chamber has been busy lately planning its 42nd annual Awards Dinner, which was held on Thursday at Samuel’s Grande Manor.  This year’s theme was “ALOHA,” turning Samuel’s into a Hawaiian island to honor More...

Clarence residents named to Hearts and Hands board

Hearts and Hands has appointed Clarence residents Gregory D. Gjurich, Michael H. Helbringer and Judy N. More...

Brothers receives highest rating from federal government

The Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, has received a five-star rating, the highest possible, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  The centers issue ratings of one, two, three, four or five More...

Breaking News - 3/9/2014 8:33 AM

A benefit for Ben Sauer, 4, will be held from 4-8 p.m. today, March 9, at The Chapel at Crosspoint, 500 CrossPoint Parkway, Getzville. Tickets are $25 at the door. Ben has an aggressive brain tumor.

Full Story

Human trafficking event aims to educate community

Human trafficking is not often thought of as something that happens in rural, agricultural areas like Clarence. Movies and television portray much of it happening in major metropolitan centers and often, not even in cities in America. More...

Flight 3407 memorial site transferred to town

Karen Wielinski will no longer be beholden to the property where she and her daughter escaped an inferno that claimed the life of her husband, Doug, the night Flight 3407 crashed into their Clarence Center home.  During its Feb. More...

Local News

Resident helps raise guide dogs

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Alex de Foucault, 22, has been helping the visually impaired since she was a student at Clarence High School — just by raising puppies.  De Foucault, a Clarence resident, is a puppy raiser with Guiding Eyes for the Blind, an organization d More...

Poloncarz discusses State of the County

Last week, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz gave his annual State of the County address. On Friday, he sat down with West Seneca Editor Eric DeGrechie at his office in the Edward A.  More...

Majority Leader responds to State of County address

Not enough was said about road repairs and lowering taxes in last week’s State of the County address, according to Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo.  The address was given by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Feb. More...

Police Blotter

Potato chips popular with thieves at Subway

Saturday, Feb. 22  • Deputies charged two 22-year-old men with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21 following an incident on Main Street. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CLARKE, Anna (nee Yuzwak), of Clarence, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Mrs. Clarke is survived by two daughters, Sharon Oudemool and Nancy Mariani; two sons, Paul and Nelson; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Branden. More...

Sports

Weber ends wrestlers’ medal stand drought; indoor track, bowling, rifle athletes also compete

State championships

Clarence was very active at the state championship level over the past weekend, with Red Devil competitors taking part in the wrestling, indoor track, bowling and rifle championships.  Wrestling  More...

Swimmers compete at deep state championship meet

Several members of Clarence’s boys swimming team put the finishing touches on the 2013-14 season this past weekend by participating in the annual state championship meet, held this winter at Webster Schroeder High School in Rochester.  More...

Second-half surge propels Jamestown past Clarence

Girls basketball — ‘AA’ quarterfinal

A renewed sense of urgency at the defensive end of the court in the second half of Feb. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Historical society sets birthday celebration   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 6  Jive Thursdays — With Castode, Parisi & Friends, 7-9:30 p.m., Pizza Plant, 7770 Transit Road, Williamsville. 632-0847, www.pizzaplant.com   More...

Special Events

thurs. 6   More...

Concerts

fri. 7  Multi-instrumentalist Richard Thompson will have a local appearance at 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Asbury Hall at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. www.babevillebuffalo.com, www.tickets.com   More...


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