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August 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Planning Board wants numbers clarified for Northwoods project

The Northwoods Open Space Design Subdivision request was tabled during the Planning Board’s Aug. 17 meeting to allow the applicant to clarify project data.  More...

Editorials

Crossing guard compromise could be appropriate

A s the first day of school approaches, the Town of Clarence and Clarence Central School District still aren’t sure if there will be crossing guards at any elementary schools.  More...

Spindle items

LOOKING FOR SUGGESTIONS — The producers of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” want to hear from Western New Yorkers.  The show is looking to make another stop in Western New York, and the producers are asking resident More...

Buffalo kids suffer while Williams walks away

Watching the slow dismantlement of Dr. James A. Williams’ term as the Buffalo school superintendent during the last few months was as enjoyable as the shrill sound of fingernails across a chalkboard.  More...

Police Blotter

Nerves get the better of would-be shoplifter

Saturday, Aug. 13   A loud party was reported on Railroad Street. The homeowner was advised to turn the music down.  Two males were reported walking across yards and ringing doorbells on Cameron Drive. More...

Obituaries

Donna L. O’Neil, teacher in Clarence and Amherst

Donna L. O’Neil died Aug. 4, 2011, with her family by her side after a short illness.  Born in Buffalo, Mrs. O’Neil graduated from Kensington High School in 1946. More...

Sports

Kim wins BDGA Junior Girls championship

Clarence junior-to-be rallies from five-stroke deficit to win by two

In a performance worthy of a champion, Clarence junior-to-be Jackie Kim cemented her name in local golf lore on Aug. 12 by climbing back from a five-stroke deficit to claim the 2011 Buffalo District Golf Association Junior Girls Championship. More...

Red Raiders 8U win Matthewson McCarthy tourney

The Clarence 8U Red Raiders went 5-0 en route to winning the recently-held 2011 Matthewson McCarthy Tournament. More...

Red 9U takes NT tourney title

The Clarence 9U Red travel baseball team recently finished off its string of tournament perfection with a win at the North Tonawanda Little League 9U Tournament.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

USA Bird Supply hosting event about migration   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 25   Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Aug. 25 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - no registration needed. More...

Art

ongoing: now- Aug. 26   Theme Brúlée — Annual members’ show on display now through Friday, Aug. 26 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org  now- Aug. 27   More...

Festivals

fri. 26 & sat. 27   More...

Town, district discuss crossing guard positions

The Town Board failed to reappoint crossing guards for the 2011-12 school year, citing the low numbers of students using the service and the cost of salaries.  (See editorial on page four)  Representatives of the town and the Clarence Cent More...

Frozen treats

Jim Panaro of Cheektowaga takes an ice cream break Monday at Big Sings Ice Cream, 6251 Goodrich Road, while watching his grandchildren. More...

Local News

Town Board Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 24 6 p.m. — Work session James Callahan, director of community development, review agenda items 7:30 p.m. — Agenda items 1. Call meeting to order More...

Church saying ‘thank you’ to first responders

Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church will be showing appreciation to all local first responders in remembrance of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.  The church will be honoring them at 10 a.m. on Sept. More...

Patriot Day ceremony to mark 10th anniversary of Sept. 11

Clarence High School will observe the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, with a free special presentation for the school and community at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, in the Clarence High School auditorium, 9625 Main St.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Councilman’s reply inappropriate

Recently, I provided Mr. (Peter) DiCostanzo major kudos for making a very good decision and changing his vote to a “yes” for the Snyder family to receive a permit for fireworks. More...

Kudos to buying American-made

I just want to take this opportunity to respond to the editorial about your American made car. Too bad our illustrious president does not share your same views.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I want to thank Councilman Weiss for his stand on the recent vote for the fireworks request by a citizen. I agree with his vote, and I think it shows he is not influenced by political contributions or threats of a lawsuit. More...

Education

On the Campus

The following students from Syracuse University have been named to the spring 2011 dean’s list: Noelle Gangloff, Olivia Gjurich, Christopher Pokornowski, Sydney Powell and David Skubis of Clarence; Kyle Alberti, Jennifer Back and Taylor Yerrick More...

On the Campus

Sara Suleski of Clarence has been awarded Brockport State College’s Presidential Scholarship, given to freshmen who have a high school average of 93 or higher, rank in the top 20 percent of their class and scored either a 1,200 or higher on the More...

Lifestyles

Preschool Spanish demonstration planned

A free demonstration of Culture Kids Spanish for preschoolers, an interactive program designed specifically for 3 to 5 year olds, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

Earthbound Aviators

Model airplane club elevates the mind

Richard Battaglia stood over his combat model airplane, puttering around with the engine.  More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 Email: dkinney@clarence.ny.us or jn More...

Business

Registration open for Legislative Breakfast

The Clarence Chamber will host its annual Legislative Breakfast from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place, Clarence.  More...

Open house planned at Trabucco fitness

Trabucco Fitness has opened a personal training studio at 5940 Goodrich Road in Clarence Center.  The newly-renovated 3,000 square-foot facility offers all clients customized one-on-one workouts with a qualified personal trainer, according to in More...

Kraus promoted to director of Key’s Contact Centers

David P. More...


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