Weekly Feature

September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Multiple resources can help area caregivers

During the next month, Erie County is hosting a series of classes for people who will take on the role of caregiver to family members in need.  More...

Spindle items

OINKTOBERFEST — Oinktoberfest will take place Sept. 22-24 at the Great Pumpkin Farm, located at 11199 Main St. More...

When towns turn 200, it’s time for a history lesson

Next year will be a significant milestone for at least four area towns, as Amherst, Aurora, Holland and Wales will mark their bicentennials.  Other communities, including Clarence and Lancaster, already passed their 200th anniversaries in recent More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

To the caller who said she was awakened by the horrible gunshots directed at the geese, I hope they got them all because I’m sick of cleaning up poop all over my house. Something is wrong; there are way too many geese around here. More...

Sports

CONCENTRATE

Brenna Callahan focuses on her putt as her ball rolls toward the hole during the girls golf team’s 154-261 triumph over Williamsville South Thursday at Audubon Golf Course.  More...

Field hockey squad wins two of three games

Clarence’s field hockey team had as close to a perfect week as possible last week, winning a pair of games after falling to non-league foe Iroquois — a team that went to the state semifinals last fall — in a shootout to start its mo More...

Girls gymnastics seeking repeat of 2016’s success

Clarence girls gymnastics coach Shani Andrews made the most of her return to a program she essentially helped establish in the late 1990s and early 2000s when she helped guide the Lady Red Devils to the Division II title last fall. More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 21   Alden Area Ecumenical Choir — Open rehearsal for the Alden Area Ecumenical Choir’s December concerts, “Very Vivaldi,” 7:15-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 21   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Film/Video

thurs. 21   The Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival 2017 — Event runs through Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Four Seasons Cinema, 2429 Military Road, Niagara Falls, and other locations around the Buffalo/Niagara area. More...

Proposed Main Street projects draw both praise, ire from Town Board

Two projects presented by Sutton Architecture at the Town Board’s Sept. 13 meeting reached a vastly contrasting consensus on their potential presence on Main Street in Clarence Hollow.  More...

Meet in the Center FallFest to showcase Clarence Center businesses

When the area’s earliest settlers began to define the layout of what would become the Town of Clarence, they designated Clarence Center as its commercial and merchant hub, says Deb Tangelder of The Perfect Gift. More...

Clarence restaurateur redefines career through Uncle Jumbo’s Vodka

Two years ago, following a successful career as a bar owner and restaurateur that spanned more than three decades in Western New York, Nick Kotrides came to a career epiphany. More...

Local News

Oishei Hospital launches lullaby contest

In keeping with Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo’s tradition of playing the “Brahms’ Lullaby” to celebrate the birth of every baby born within hospital walls, Oishei Children’s Hospital is launching a fou More...

Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

Resident elected to Buffalo Philharmonic board during membership meeting

Clarence resident Alex Montante was elected to a three-year term on the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society’s board of directors, at the organization’s annual meeting.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Kids Escaping Drugs has big presence

In a recent article in The Clarence Bee, there was mention of the declining presence of Kids Escaping Drugs in the Clarence School District. This couldn’t be farther from the truth.  More...

Police Blotter

Deputies say youth hired prostitute on internet

Saturday, Sept. 9   Deputies were called to an address on Goodrich Road for a report of harassment and a possible violation of an order of protection. There was no violation, as the order of protection had expired. More...

Obituaries

Virginia F. Chaffee, registered nurse

Virginia F. “Ginny” Chaffee (nee Philips), 95, of Clarence, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.  Mrs. Chaffee was born in Winterthur, Delaware, on Dec. 28, 1921. More...

Lifestyles

CHS Band to sell subs for fundraiser

Clarence High School Band students will be selling sub sandwiches door to door in Clarence neighborhoods from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. More...

Life of Roycroft founder on display in East Aurora

It’s been a mecca for artisans from across the globe – the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. More...

What's Going On

Pickleball lessons planned at Town Park

Pickleball lessons will be offered today at Town Place Park, 5400 Goodrich Road. Beginner lessons will run from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by intermediate lessons from 10 to 11 a.m. Participants must wear sneakers. More...

Business

Scarecrow Festival highlights fall activities

The busy summer season of town events is ending. I am sure one of the reasons people chose to come and live in Clarence is the quality of life and everything that Clarence has to offer, which includes a long list of events and activities. More...

M&T Bank launches business challenge

M&T Bank has debuted the Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge, a new initiative that celebrates local businesses and the organizations they support to make a difference in their communities. More...

Events

Czarnecki named 2017 Executive of the Year More...


Clarence Special Events 2017
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