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September 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates to compete in upcoming primary

Residents will have the opportunity to vote for candidates for town office during the primary election, to be held from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13.  More...

Events mark Sept. 11 anniversary

Several events within the Town of Clarence are planned to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. More...

Editorials

Sept. 11, 2001 — We remember

There are certain events that stand so starkly in the memory that the experience of hearing about them is indelibly imprinted in the mind: the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the assassination of John F. More...

Spindle items

FAIR FUN — Clarence Center Labor Day Fair has come and gone.  Thanks to all who visited the Bee Group Newspapers booth to “spin to win.”  Participants had the opportunity to take their chances for a number of great prizes. More...

War of words pervades race for county executive

The candidates for Erie County executive in this fall’s election — incumbent Chris Collins and challenger Mark Poloncarz — have taken the language of press releases to a lofty level where no cliché is safe. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

DOOLITTLE, Bette Ware, 91, formerly of Clarence, died Saturday, Aug. 27, in Willowbrook, Ill. She was born in Lawrence, Kansas, attended Lawrence High School and Kansas University, and was the member of an art guild. More...

Lifestyles

Gluten Freedom Day offers advice to celiac sufferers

In recent years, gluten-free foods have become well-known. But for the estimated 3 million Americans with celiac disease, gluten-free products are not just trendy, they’re critical to their health. 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 jnotarius@clarence.ny.us

Speaker Series The Town of Clarence Youth Board and Bureau will present the 2011-12 Speaker Series “Alcohol, Drugs & Your Child: Information Every Parent Should Know” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place. More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

NY 14031 Place, Clarence, 3 Town or to register For more information for an event call 741- 2650 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 Story Time Programs More...

Business

The Training Edge provides practical martial arts experience

Martial arts foster a lifestyle of respect and perseverance, according to Steve Spoth, owner of The Training Edge, located at 8200 Main St., Clarence.  He said the location offers martial arts classes for children and adults.  More...

BBB warns of ‘storm chasers’ following Irene

Hurricane Irene has left a path of devastation for many in Upstate New York with hundreds of homes destroyed and towns and farms flooded. The storm has hit close to home, and anyone not directly affected may want to help others who have.  More...

Credit union to be present for school open houses

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union staff will attend all Clarence School District Open Houses for the 2011-12 school year. Representatives will also be attending the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School Open House.  More...

Walter to run for Assembly

Erie County Legislator Ray Walter, R-Amherst, Clarence, is expected to announce on Thursday his intentions to run for state Assembly in November. More...

First day of school

On Tuesday, Mark and Michelle Dobbertean say goodbye to their children, kindergartner Michael, and first grader Jessica, who will be attending Clarence Center Elementary School. More...

Clarence Center zoning change recommended to Town Board

The Planning Board has taken the next step in the process of considering a change to zoning in Clarence Center.  During its Aug. More...

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Local News

Just Moved class helps smooth transitions

Susan Duscher knows from experience how helpful the Just Moved classes at Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church can be. When she moved from Rochester to the Buffalo area, she found it difficult to cope with some of the changes. More...

Library’s summer activities draw residents

The Clarence Public Library hosted a plethora of summer activities and programs.  More...

World Trade Center memorial unveiled

A piece of steel that was once part of the World Trade Center sits in the memorial garden on the grounds of the Clarence Center Fire Company. More...

Police Blotter

Lost child turns up at Toys R Us

Saturday, Aug. 27   An 11-year-old child was reported missing from a residence on Stonebriar Drive. A deputy located the youth at Toys R Us on Transit Road. He was returned to his family.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Clarence Central School District is laying off teachers and aides, yet they can afford a new LED electronic sign. It seems weird to me because we’re in a budget crisis. More...

Sports

Girls’ soccer team large, in charge

Deepest squad in program history beats Nichols to win own tournament

Apparently, there really is strength in numbers — especially when the individuals who make up those numbers are as talented as the players are who comprise the 2011 Clarence girls soccer team. More...

Tourney appearance shows boys volleyball that life goes on after top players’ departure

There’s no doubt about it that Clarence’s boys volleyball team will be feeling the loss of both David Hill and Alex Johnson this season, and while there were some issues that will need addressing after coming to light in Saturday’s More...

Gelz powers football team to victory

Running back Michael Gelz picked up right where 2010 left off Saturday, scoring three touchdowns and accounting for more than half of the Red Devils’ total yardage on the ground to lead Clarence to a 28-8 season-opening victory over Riverside.& More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 8 After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Special Events

fri. 9 & sat. 10   More...

Concerts

thurs. 8   Country music star Keith Urban and his “Get Closer 2011 World Tour” stops in Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at the First Niagara Center, 1 Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo; $. 855-4444, www.tickets.com  More...


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