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August 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Ron Paul supporters show what grassroots is about

Former Speaker of the House Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill once remarked that all politics is local.  Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a Republican presidential candidate, brought his campaign message to East Aurora on Friday afternoon. More...

Spindle items

LOCK YOUR DOORS — I always try to lock my car doors, even when parked in what seems to be a safe area. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 12, 1886 Harris Hill has a few fine jubilee singers; three are occasionally heard at a distance of about two miles. They must have good lungs. Mr. J. Pfohl’s new house at Harris Hill is nearly completed; Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Late arrival appears to be holding knife

Saturday, July 30   A female reported that her purse had been stolen while she was attending a wedding in Clarence. The purse and its contents were recovered at the site of the reception by staff members. The complainant had misplaced it.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.It’s really sad that someone has to call in to complain about Meals-on-Wheels just because they were inconvenienced for one hour out of the entire year.  .Geese are gentle creatures who need to be respected and protected.  More...

Education

Public Notice Town Board Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 10  6 p.m. — Work session  James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items  7:30 p.m. — agenda  1. Call meeting to order  2. More...

Lifestyles

Registration open for hoops tournament

A three-on-three basketball tournament will be held at a time to be announced on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Clarence town parks. The cost is $40 for age 18 and younger teams and $15 for age 19 and older teams. More...

S ’more than a feeling

The treats that make campers happy

National S’more Day is Aug. 10, a time to celebrate the popular campfire concoction: a sandwich made using two slabs of graham crackers, a piece of chocolate and a toasted marshmallow. More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - YouthActivities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 More...

Business

What a summer it’s been so far

Whatever their preferences, there has been something for everyone this summer — starting with the Memorial Day Parade, Day in the Park, wonderful Clarence Concert Association series and the success of Rock the Barn to benefit “Meals on Wh More...

Mother and daughter holding book launch

After publishing more than 50 books for children, Clarence Center author Margery Facklam and her daughter, Peggy Thomas, are celebrating their first book for adults.  More...

Dragonfly Studio & Salon to hold grand opening

Dragonfly Studio & Salon will celebrate its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 8290 Main St., Clarence. Members of local businesses and area residents are invited to attend the official launch party.  More...

Blossoming artists

Jacob Laczkowski, 11, and his sister Quinn, 10, of Clarence, work on their chalk art creation Saturday at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market. More...

Bake sale fights hunger — in more ways than one Planning Board recommends rezoning

Bake sale stands were open Wednesday, Aug. 3, on Stonebriar Drive and Winding Creek Lane in Clarence Center.  The project was spearheaded by neighborhood children who wanted to raise money to fight childhood hunger. More...

Local News

Craig Wilkins concert scheduled at Brothers of Mercy

The Brothers of Mercy community will host a free outdoor concert featuring Craig Wilkins and the WNYers at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

Judge issues ruling; redistricting map finalized

Following a federal court ruling that Amherst would be reduced from three Erie County legislative districts to two, Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Amherst, Williamsville, said Tuesday that he will leave his post at the end of the year.  More...

Hank Williams, Patsy Cline tribute planned

The Clarence Hollow Association is sponsoring a tribute to country music legends Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline. The event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

Celebration brings centennial to life

On behalf of AAA Western and Central New York, I would like to thank the Clarence Club House Centennial Celebration Committee, chaired by Sharon Barker, for its commitment to this milestone and permitting AAA to participate in the project.  More...

Individuals make event successful

A few weekends ago, my office sponsored a car seat safety check at Main-Transit Fire Department, in conjunction with the New York State Police, Erie County Sheriff’s Office and Amherst Police Department.  More...

Collins doesn’t help public health

I’m not someone who believes in having government solve everyone’s problems. I think we all could stand to be a bit more self-sufficient. However, I do believe there are some things for which government is truly intended and best suited. More...

Sports

Adams joins Sabres’ assistant coaches ranks

Clarence grad had been team’s Player Development coach since 2009

In a move clamored for by legions of faithful fans since he joined the franchise in 2009 — and with renewed vigor upon former associate coach Brian Mc- Cutcheon’s dismissal earlier this summer — the Buffalo Sabres announced last Wed More...

Shamrocks take proactive approach against concussions

Hockey club is first association in world to mandate M11 helmet

Concussions have become an all-too-regular epidemic in ice hockey. More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

School may have just ended, but Clarence’s athletics department has already announced the starting dates for fall sports teams for the 2011-12 school year.  The following is a listing of sports, levels, dates, times and locations for the s More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 11   Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too! Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Aug. 11 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - no registration needed. More...

Theater

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Art

fri. 12   Don’t Call It a Comeback Show — Six solo exhibitions and one night of glory at the world’s bantamweight championship of Buffalo art, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...


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