Weekly Feature



February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Building Department’s cell tower to be extended by 30 feet

The cellular tower that sits on the property of the Clarence Building Department will soon cast a larger shadow.  At the Town Board’s Feb. More...

Editorials

Lawmakers should stay vigilant in pilot safety fight

Last week, more than 20 relatives and friends of those lost to the Continental Flight 3407 tragedy gathered in the U.S. Capitol around a congressional delegation representing Western New York, using their own finances to make the trip. More...

Spindle items

IRISH CLASSICAL ‘WAKE’ — Get your grief on at “The Wake,” the Irish Classical Theatre Company’s “Party To Die For.” This year’s fundraiser will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. More...

National veterans cemetery good news for area families

Members of the armed forces and their families recently received some good news regarding plans for a Western New York National Veterans Cemetery.  More...

Education

Daemen partnership with Charter School of Inquiry to bolster teacher training

Daemen College has established a new partnership with the Charter School of Inquiry that will offer educational opportunities for aspiring teachers and provide multidisciplinary professional development training at the Buffalo-based school. More...

Lifestyles

Purr-fect Fit plans wine fundraiser

A Purr-fect Fit Animal Rescue & Adoption will hold a “Wine & Whiskers Gala” from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Tickets are $50, which include dinner and open bar. More...

Sisters of Mercy celebrate 160 years

A history of women in leadership:

If you grew up in South Buffalo, it’s hard to imagine the area without its heavy Catholic influence. More...

What's Going On

Purr-fect Fit plans wine fundraiser

A Purr-fect Fit Animal Rescue & Adoption will hold a “Wine & Whiskers Gala” from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Tickets are $50, which include dinner and open bar. More...

Clarence Public Library

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Pizza Supreme offers original recipes, decades of experience

Christopher Pleban started working for Pizza Supreme as a deliveryman when he was 16 years old. Now, Pleban owns the pizzeria at 8550 Sheridan Drive, Clarence, in the Bender’s Christian Bookstore plaza.  More...

BlueCross BlueShield to present series of winter activities

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is presenting Fearless February, a series of free, healthy activities for families to enjoy during winter break.  Fearless February includes a mix of indoor and outdoor events taking place across Western More...

Visit Buffalo Niagara creates ‘Lift Every Voice’ video

Visit Buffalo Niagara, the official tourism promotion agency for Erie County, has premiered a new promotional video about Buffalo’s African-American heritage.  The video, “Lift Every Voice,” is intended to inspire potential vis More...

On ninth anniversary of 3407 crash, families continue push for safety

Bipartisan congressional delegation pledges commitment to current laws

For those who lost loved ones to the Continental Flight 3407 crash, it was a familiar scene. More...

Longtime Swormville firefighters to be feted in centennial year

The Swormville Fire Company was born at the home of William Smith on Jan. 22, 1918.  Smith would become the first foreman — now known as chief — of the company. More...

Local News

Margaret Atwood to speak at UB as part of Humanities to the Rescue

Novelist, literary critic and environmental activist Margaret Atwood, author of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the best-selling novel that inspired the television series of the same name, will deliver the keynote address at 8 p.m.  More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21

Agenda items   1. Clarence Center United Methodist Church requests minor subdivision approval to create one new residential building lot at 9750 Clarence Center Road.  More...

Orchard Park’s California Road Studios offers myriad of musical opportunities

Music school slated to open in March

Traveling down California Road in Orchard Park offers passersby a look at a variety of businesses. One you may not expect to find on this stretch of road is a state-of-the-art studio and music performance venue. More...

Letters to the Editor

27th District deserves better

This February, United Auto Workers held its National Community Action Conference in Washington, D.C. More...

Police Blotter

Man accused of stealing materials from library

Saturday, Feb. 10   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street and charged a 56-year-old man with operating a vehicle without insurance and operating a vehicle with suspended plates.  More...

Sports

Girls hoops team tops Frontier in finale

If Clarence girls basketball coach Erin Booker were given a say at the time of schedule creation, closing out the regular season at Frontier wouldn’t have even been the slightest of considerations. More...

Bowling squads record top-10 finishes at Division I sectionals

Clarence’s bowling teams saw their respective seasons come to an end Wednesday and Thursday, as both the boys and girls squads finished in the top 10 in Division I in their portions of the annual Section VI Championships, held at Airport Lanes. More...

Boys swimming team fares well in sectional championship meet

Clarence’s contingent of athletes posted top-10 efforts in five events – more than half the Red Devils were entered in – to close out their boys swimming season on a high note Thursday and Friday at the annual Section VI Championshi More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 22   Family Snowshoe Walk — Join Reinstein Woods for a morning snowshoe walk along the trails as you look for evidence of wildlife, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Special Events

thurs. 22   Happy Hour at Lumagination — One of the spaces in the Administration Building of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be transformed into a bar, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Art

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Clarence Special Events 2018
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