Weekly Feature

July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Camping offers health benefits and more in summer

Many people take advantage of the summer weather by planning camping trips with their families. More...

Spindle items

CHARITY CONCERT — A “Vision Possible” charity concert will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St., Clarence.  More...

Erie Canal’s anniversary will take eight years to complete

Some national media outlets proclaimed that the Erie Canal was 200 years old earlier this month, which is only partly true and somewhat misleading.  More...

Sports

Davies dubbed Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year

¦ Top single-season goal scorer helps soccer team return to state semis

As crazy as it sounds given what she accomplished as both an individual and as part of Clarence’s team this past fall, there was a time not too long ago that recent graduate Anna Davies was ready to hang up her soccer cleats for at least an ext More...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

FCA to host five camps at five churches

The Buffalo branch of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be offering camps in five different sports during each of the Wednesdays in August.  More...

What's Going On

Emmanuel Baptist plans Bible program

A Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, July 24-28, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 5353 Goodrich Road, Clarence. 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  Makerspace Open House   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20   Kevin Crowley — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 20   Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

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Ready to rock

Rock the Barn fundraiser enters 13th year

To most, the big yellow barn at 9015 Main St. in Clarence is a landmark that represents the town’s agricultural heritage. For Paul Stephen, it’s also a $1 million fundraising attraction. More...

New drive-thru headed to Transit despite resident opposition

Though the idea encountered continued resistance and objection from the residents of Woodbridge Village, Transit Road will see the installation of a new drive-thru, the tenant of which has yet to be announced.  More...

Local News

Area high school students gain nursing experience at Harris Hill

Students from Clarence and Lancaster High Schools graduated from Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s second annual hospitality internship program. More...

Schneiderman joins coalition urging student protections

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, part of a coalition of 21 state attorneys general, submitted public comments to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, calling a move by the U.S. More...

Fuchs elected BOE president as board receives capital project update

The Clarence Board of Education has a new president, but he’ll have to wait more than a month to find out who will assist him as vice president.  The board unanimously elected Michael Fuchs as its president during its reorganization meetin More...

Police Blotter

Thirteen-year-old charged after break-ins

Saturday, July 8   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street in Clarence after the driver failed to signal a turn into a parking lot. More...

Obituaries

David Y. Gresens, former Clarence resident

David Yale Gresens, 76, of Peachtree City, Georgia, formerly of Clarence, died Saturday, July 8, 2017.  Mr. Gresens was born on July 13, 1940, in Perry, New York, and was active in high school basketball, football and track and field. More...

Death Notice

BELFOUR, Ryan D., of Clarence, died Saturday, July 15, 2017. Mr. Belfour is survived by his companion, Lauren Hunter; mother, Holly Hanssel; and one sibling, Morgan Hanssel-Garrow. Family and friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Sending a summer message of hope

See, I am sending a messenger to prepare the way before me. … Malachi 3:1 What will your message look like this summer? More...

Cruise nights set by Polish Falcons

The Depew Polish Falcons Club will hold cruise nights from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays until Sept. 21. Call 684-2373.   More...

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

Business

CoreLife Eatery raises nearly $10,000 for Buffalo City Mission

CoreLife Eatery, an active lifestyle restaurant located at 5175 Transit Road, recently announced that it raised $9,600 for the Buffalo City Mission at the restaurant’s pre-opening event on July 13.  More...

Olive Ridley Paints announces new director of business development

Olive Ridley Paints, a subsidiary of Solara, Inc., recently announced it has named Kim Whelan as the company’s director of business development. More...

Events

Welcome Home event planned for all veterans   More...


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