Weekly Feature



March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Envirothon is opportunity to emphasize science

The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District will host the 17th annual Erie County Envirothon this spring. More...

Spindle items

SMOKE ALARMS — The days are getting longer and the temperature is warming. This means that daylight saving time will soon begin, and New Yorkers will set their clocks forward one hour on March 11. More...

Baseball an antidote for today’s bad news

Trade wars. Tariffs. Fake news. A suicide outside the White House. Resignations from the White House staff. School shootings. Bump stocks. An American president for life. More...

Education

Seventh-grade capstone projects to be exhibited at Historical Society

It’s a project as old as the school itself.  The Clarence Middle School seventh grade capstone project has flummoxed students since its introduction in the 1950s and educator Barbara Gilmour’s first year of teaching, but its real val More...

Sports

Chase wins Vesper Memorial Coaches Award

Clarence wrestling coach Jason Chase never had the opportunity to meet his predecessor, but suffice it to say he feels Jon Vesper’s presence every day that he steps into the gym to work with the current crop of Red Devils. More...

Alexis Kirk wins individual state championship in rifle

Alexis Kirk became the first individual state champion in Clarence rifle coach Bob Neubauer’s 17 years with the squad Saturday with her winning score of 293 out of a possible 300 points in the three-position air rifle at the United States Milit More...

Lady Falcon cagers’ pressure too much in AA semifinal

The third time this year was not the charm for Clarence’s girls basketball team when it took on Frontier Saturday in one of two Section VI Class AA semifinals at Kenmore West High School. More...

What's Going On

Chili cook-off slated at Harris Hill UMC

The Harris Hill United Methodist Church will hold its Chili Cook-Off and Soup Showdown at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the church, 8495 Main St. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5 per person, with a family maximum of $20. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Tabletop Game Space   Meet and connect with others in a safe and social environment to play tabletop games featuring elements of strategy, light role play and cooperative game play. The program is designed for ages 13 and up. More...

Business

Clarence man continues ‘love of concrete’

Right out of high school, Steve Federowicz joined Leona Construction where he mainly did commercial work for more than eight years. More...

Buffalo Sabres' Kyle Okposo teams up with JustTellOne.org campaign

JustTellOne.org, a peer-to-peer public awareness campaign focusing on the prevention and early intervention of mental health and substance abuse issues affecting youth and young adults in Western New York, has announced that Buffalo Sabre Kyle Okposo More...

Clarence native named to ‘Pacesetter’s Club’

Zachary Kneeland, a financial adviser and portfolio manager in Morgan Stanley’s wealth management office in Buffalo, has been named to the firm’s “Pacesetter’s Club,” a global recognition program for financial advisers w More...

Modified plan keeps blueberry farm intact

Now compliant with town code, the two-lot open development area and subdivision at 5685 Shimerville Road, which contains Clarence favorite U-pick blueberry farm, is closer to approval.  More...

Proposal calls for farmers market in Eastgate Plaza

One year ago, the Town of Clarence boasted just a single farmers market within its borders. More...

AND THE AWARD GOES TO...

AND THE AWARD GOES TO — The Clarence Chamber of Commerce 46th annual awards dinner was held on Thursday at Samuel's Grande Manor. From left are E. More...

Local News

UB anti-bullying expert joins ‘Call for Action’ to prevent gun violence

Amanda B. More...

Clarence residents appointed to BISON Fund board

Two Clarence residents are among three new members of the board of directors of the BISON Children’s Scholarship Fund, a privately funded tuition assistance program that helps low-income families afford the cost of tuition at local private scho More...

Debut book by OP native highlights Pan Am Exposition and ‘Cinderella’ stamps

With a collection that numbers in the thousands, Orchard Park native Rick Barrett knows a thing or two about souvenir stamps from the 1901 Pan American Exposition. More...

Police Blotter

Resident says plow pushed snow against him

Saturday, Feb. 24   Deputies stopped a car for swerving on Transit Road near Woodbridge Lane. A 24-year-old woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

More people need to make at least minimal effort to understand the school budget, not just the promos from school administrators, teachers and The Clarence Bee. I strongly feel The Bee does not give a true critical picture of the budget process. More...

Obituaries

Ruth M. Weaver, senior histology technician

Ruth M. Weaver, 88, of Clarence, formerly of Kenmore, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018.  Ms. Weaver grew up in Kenmore and attended Kenmore High School. She continued her studies at the New York State Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences.  More...

Death Notice

KENNEDY, Jacqueline R. (nee Potter), of Williamsville, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Mrs.  More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Lent a time to reflect on forgiveness

My friend the Rev. Imani Olear, in her new book, “True Identity,” starts off by reflecting on the challenge of forgiveness — for self and others. More...

Monarch Butterfly program set

David O’Donnell, owner of the Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm in Clarence, will present a program on the monarch butterfly and efforts to reintroduce them to this area. The program will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival set for March 9-15

The 33rd annual Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival — the third-longest-running festival of its kind in North America — will take place from Friday, March 9, through Thursday, March 15, at the Amherst Dipson Theatre, 3500 Main St.& More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 9   Art of Beer — This 12th annual event will have more than 20 vendors and more than 75 menu items, and will feature beer, cider, wine and food tasting, 6-9 p.m. More...

Art

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Clarence Special Events 2018
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