Weekly Feature

May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Take precautions to stay safe in warmer weather

Although the warm weather has so far been sporadic, what is commonly known as the proverbial beginning of summer comes this weekend, as we also recognize Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. More...

Spindle items

BOOK RELEASE — Author Alycia Ripley’s stepfather is one of the influences in her life who molded her into the person she is today. When he died suddenly, Ripley became engulfed in loss and sadness. More...

Borne of tragedy, Memorial Day has lasting meaning

Next Monday is more than just a day off from work, or a day to plant spring gardens. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

GRANT, Nancy C. (nee Christiansen), of Clarence, died Sunday, May 14, 2017. Mrs. Grant is survived by her husband, Joseph, and two siblings, Joanne Curran and Sue Errick. A memorial service was held May 18 at the Shepard Bros. More...

Lifestyles

‘City of Light’

Author Lauren Belfer discusses Buffalo-based novel

As a child growing up in Buffalo during the 1960s and ’70s, Lauren Belfer never felt inspired by the city’s architecture or history. All Belfer wanted to do was escape the city and its lack of opportunities. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Millennials of all generations seek God

Psalm 78 apparently was written after King Solomon’s construction of the temple and the subsequent division of the Israelites into a northern kingdom (“Israel”) and a southern kingdom (“Judah”), about a millennium before More...

Business

Sweet Charlottes to host preschool open house and networking event

A “Spring into Summer” evening highlighted by a unique networking event, a preschool open house and a basket raffle will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Sweet Charlottes, 10255 Main Street, Clarence. More...

Discover 716 app connects users with Buffalo attractions

Damian Spacca wants to make finding an Ethiopian restaurant in East Aurora, a brewery in Wilson or a gym in Kenmore a bit easier, and he’s betting the Discover 716 app will do just that.  The app, which is free to download, has been live s More...

Senior Health & Fitness Day Fair scheduled for May

Wednesday, May 31, is National Senior Health & Fitness Day, and the Akron-Newstead Senior Center, at 5691 Cummings Road, Akron, is hosting an event from 9 a.m. More...

Hidden treasures

Former TV reporter reflects on store that never opened for business

For more than 30 years, Mike Igoe was best known for his dogged reporting on consumer advocacy issues. Unbeknownst to his viewers, Igoe was harboring a deep seated consumerism himself. More...

Bark in the Park ready for inaugural year

Though the once prominent Day in the Park has been muzzled in recent years, organizing committee members think they’ve created a replacement event with the bite to stimulate a community that has yearned for an event solely dedicated to Clarence More...

Local News

Clarence resident UB professor gets ‘distinguished’ rank

University at Buffalo faculty members Jonathan Dewald, Chunming Qiao and John E. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 24

Agenda items   1. Dr. Khawar requests architectural approval for a small façade addition and referral to the Planning Board for site plan amendments at 8433 Main Street.  More...

News Brief

Erie County Deputy Arney conducted a traffic stop near 8171 Main Street for vehicle and traffic violations. More...

Police Blotter

Youth seen urinating in Vernon Circle yard

Saturday, May 13   Deputies and first aid responded to a reported overdose at an address on Strickler Road. The subject was revived with Narcan.  A caller reported that her elderly mother was missing. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

In response to the person who wrote that older people in the town shouldn’t receive any tax dollars unless it benefits everyone in the town, as an older person I’m in total agreement. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil trio qualifies for state golf tourney

Senior Alexis Kim may have fallen three strokes short of defending her individual Section VI championship, but she still managed to help Clarence’s girls golf team make history at Tan Tara Country Club in North Tonawanda May 17 as one of the re More...

Non-league opponents earn victories in boys lax’s final regular-season games

Though neither game concluded with the end result coach Charley Warkenthien and his players were hoping for, Clarence’s boys’ lacrosse team was still able to get some good prep work in for the postseason last week by taking on top-notch f More...

Girls track places third at Royal Comet Invite

Even with a few key contributors out of the lineup, Clarence’s girls track team still managed to finish third out of 27 schools competing at Rush-Henrietta’s Royal Comet Invite.  More...

What's Going On

Hollow Association to hold chicken BBQ

The Clarence Hollow Association will offer a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue at noon Monday, May 29, until all chickens have been sold. More...

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  Baby animals from Kelkenberg Farms   More...

Nativity School sets pickleball fundraiser

A pickleball fundraiser will be held for Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, 8550 Main St., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through June 7. A donation of $25 per person buys entry for all Wednesdays. More...


Clarence Special Events 2017
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