Weekly Feature



January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Holding our elected officials accountable

The beginning of a new year means it’s announcement time for our elected officials. More...

Spindle items

 COMMUNITY ED — Several of my co-workers and I enjoy brainstorming about a hypothetical community center catered to those our age.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Jan. 28, 1886  More...

Police Blotter

Reported wolf is just large dog running free

Saturday, Jan. 15   A vehicle slid into a stop sign on Blossom Court. The sign was bent over and needed to be replaced.   Deputies responded to an address on Rockledge Drive for an intrusion alarm. More...

Education

SPELLING CHAMPION

Patricia Boundy congratulates her son, Jonathan, after he clinched the Clarence Middle School spelling bee championship by correctly spelling the word “endocrine.” The PTO awarded the eig More...

High school’s Student Council sets goal of $20,011 for Sleep-out 2011

The 21st annual Clarence High School Sleep-out to Benefit the Poor and Homeless, sponsored by the Student Council, will take place on Friday night, Feb. 4, and continue through 5 a.m Saturday morning.  More...

District developing 2011-12 budget, welcomes input

The Board of Education embarked on 2011-12 school budget deliberations earlier this month. More...

Lifestyles

Keeping your resolution to get fit?

HERE’S HOW

Shelley McGraw chose that perennially popular New Year’s resolution: to get fit.  Whereas she once skipped around gyms, joining up and then dropping out, she is now a committed member of Gold’s Gym, where she works out three times a More...

Teams can compete in Winterfest ‘Olympics’

Participants are sought for the Winter Olympics at Winterfest from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Main Street Town Park. Three male and three female teams of high school students are invited to compete in a variety of events. More...

Bee Weddings & Engagements

Adelsberger- Pabilonia Cindy and Robert Adelsberger of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Adelsberger, to Jiovanni Pabilonia, son of Jen and Jay Pabilonia of Williamsville. More...

Business

Chamber plans workshop

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is presenting a free workshop on “Hiring & Termination: The Ins and Outs of Employment” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place, Clarence.  More...

Delmonte appointed to Catholic Charities’ 2011 Appeal Leadership Team

Anthony Delmonte has been named corporate gifts chair for the 2011 Appeal for Catholic Charities.  More...

‘Monopoly Collect and Win’ game now on at Tops

As of Monday, Tops Friendly Markets is inviting customers to play “Monopoly Collect and Win,” based off the popular Hasbro board game Monopoly.  Customers can participate by obtaining a free game board at any Tops location, including More...

Town engineer retiring in March

After 19 years as Clarence town engineer and 44 years in the field, Joseph Latona has decided it’s time to refocus.  His retirement was announced at the Jan. More...

Residential single family permits down, total numbers up from 2009

The number of permits issued by the Town of Clarence Building Department for residential single family homes decreased slightly in 2010. More...

Local News

Winterfest planned for weekend

Winterfest, presented by the Clarence Youth Bureau and Clarence Chamber of Commerce, is planned from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. There is no admission fee.  More...

Trailer fire kills peacocks, spreads to house

Quick action on Saturday afternoon by the Clarence Center and Clarence firefighters prevented a trailer fire from causing extensive damage to a home in Clarence Center, according to information from Amherst Fire Control.  The fire, at 5658 Shime More...

NY Senate passes cap on state spending

The New York State Senate has passed a constitutional amendment to enact a cap on state spending at 2 percent or 120 percent of the Consumer Price Index, whichever is less. More...

Letters to the Editor

Education system needs overhaul

On Jan. 23, advocates and groups across the country promoted National School Choice Week. This is a perfect time, since New York State needs a serious overhaul of its educational system. As Gov. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m so discouraged by Joe Weiss’s anti-Harris Hill Fire Department vendetta. My tax bill just arrived, and we pay only $149 in taxes for fire protection. Isn’t that a small amount for the huge peace of mind we receive? More...

Obituaries

Frank Hartzler, carpenter, gardener

Frank Hartzler, 95, of Goshen, Ind., formerly of Clarence, died at his home on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011.  Mr. Hartzler was born Jan. 25, 1915, in Pryor, Okla. More...

Death Notice

Hickey, Edward, of Clarence, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; sons, Kevin and Brendan; daughter, Mary Pat Ray; 11 brothers and sisters; and three grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Sports

Wrestlers sew up share of ECIC I title

Clarence’s wrestling team did what it needed to do — and got a little help — to earn at least a share of the regular-season ECIC Division I title last Wednesday by defeating Jamestown, 46-29.  More...

Girls bowling places third at MLK Tourney

Clarence’s girls bowling team finished third in the annual Martin Luther King Tournament, held last Monday at Thruway Lanes, to open last week’s action on a strong note.  More...

REPEAT CHAMPS

The Nativity fifth and sixth grade Lady Cougars recently repeated as tournament champions in the St. Mary’s of Swormville Christmas Tournament. The Lady Cougars defeated St. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Recreation Department offers Pilates classes More...

Entertainment

Special Events

wed. 2 . National Engineers Week Kick Off — National Engineers week is Feb. 20 - 26. More...

Film/Video

thurs. 27 . Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour — Tour of films and video from the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America.  More...

Art

sun. 30 . Scott Bye: Method to My Madness — Exhibition features an array of salvaged materials that have been assembled into engaging abstract structures capturing the human experience. An opening reception will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. More...


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