Weekly Feature



September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Policy allowing eighth-graders on varsity teams may be revised

The selection classification policy for the Clarence Central School District’s athletics needs to be revised, according to a number of residents who spoke during public participation at the Monday Board of Education meeting.  More...

Editorials

Upperclassmen also deserve athletic opportunities

When the Clarence Board of Education widened its selection classification policy in June to allow eighth-graders to compete for more varsity sports teams, including soccer, School Board President Michael Lex said board members had been divided on the More...

Spindle items

YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS SOUGHT — Road Less Traveled Productions is accepting submissions for the third annual Buffalo Young Writers Contest. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 23, 1886   Mr. Samuel Frick of Harris Hill made a business trip to Corfu last Friday.  Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Man in roadway just dancing his way home

Saturday, Sept. 10   Patrol responded to West Point Drive for a report of youths ringing the doorbell at a residence. The female complainant stated that there is an ongoing problem with other children harassing her son. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.With all the necessary roads in Clarence that need repair, why is it that a desolate road such as Croop is getting so much attention? More...

Sports

State champion relay members return to guide veteran-laden girls swim team

“New” Clarence girls swimming coach Eric McClaren couldn’t have picked a better time to return to the squad.  More...

Harriers perform well in opener at state meet course

Clarence’s cross country teams enjoyed some good success at Saturday’s season-opening meet, which just happened to be held at the site of this year’s state championship race.  More...

Gridders shut out Niagara Falls in home opener

Clarence’s football team finally got to play a game on its home field Friday night, and the Red Devils gave their fans something to cheer about by shutting out Niagara Falls, 35-0, in a Class AA crossover battle. More...

Lifestyles

Divorce Care group to be held at church

Divorce Care for Kids, a support group for children (ages 5 to 12) of divorce, is being held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church, 8180 Greiner Road, Clarence. More...

Impressions of expressions

‘Memory Project’ draws connection between art and soul

For the past two years, some art students at Clarence High School have created portraits of subjects they’ll never meet. However, they still feel connected.  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

Massaro Cleaners celebrates half a century of service

Massaro Cleaners is 50 years old. It’s expanded since Rose Massaro’s parents bought the 10611 Main St. More...

Events

SCORE to hold Market Research Training   More...

Summit II to refine ideas for Clarence Hollow

The Clarence Hollow Association Business Committee has announced plans for a follow up to its highly successful initial summit meeting held in June. This meeting will feature a progress report on what has transpired since the last gathering. More...

Bee Commentary

I was bullied in high school, but everyone bullied 'Bobby'

The issue of bullying made a terribly strong return to the spotlight this week when 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer concluded he could no longer face the dawn of another day and took his own life. More...

Weiss to resign from town board

Councilman Joseph Weiss intends to resign on Sept. 28. He made the announcement on Thursday in an email sent to members of the Clarence Town Board and others.  “The volunteer firemen have spoken. More...

Supervisor candidates see shades of ‘pay for play’ in each other’s actions

A letter sent by Clarence supervisor candidate David Hartzell to a local law firm has been described as having “pay for play” implications by his opponent, Supervisor Scott Bylewski. More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Clarence teacher invents study aid, organizer

Elma’s Tammy Gordon, a mother of two and a third-grade teacher at Clarence Center Elementary School since 1996, wanted to help both her children and students retain information and be better prepared for tests.  At first, she used envelope More...

Geiger, Kolber get most votes in council primary

Robert Geiger and Bernard Kolber received more votes than Joseph Weiss in the primary election for Town Board held Sept. More...

Clarence grad’s a cappella group competes in ‘The Sing-Off’

Matthew Francis’ vocal talents have taken him to television.  The Clarence High School graduate is a member of the University of Rochester Yellow Jackets, an a cappella group that is a contestant on the NBC show “The Sing-Off.” More...

Letters to the Editor

Town needs more ethical oversight

If recent news reports are accurate, one of the candidates for Clarence supervisor has solicited funds from several legal firms in the area in order to finance his campaign. More...

Voters merit credit for Weiss defeat

Giving credit for Joe Weiss’ defeat in the recent Clarence pri- maries to the fire companies (and/or Dan Snyder) is like giving Joe credit for fire company spending restraint. The fact is the election was about Mr. More...

Obituaries

Frances Ann Allen Lee, active community member

Frances Ann Allen Lee, 98, of Williamsville, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Mrs. More...

Adrian R. Bopp, Transit Redi-Mix owner

Adrian R. Bopp, 80, of Williamsville, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011.  Mr. Bopp grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Williamsville with his wife, Margaret, in 1953.  He was employed by L.B. More...

Death Notice

ANDREWS, Donald J., of Clarence, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Mr. Andrews is survived by one brother, Ronald. He was preceded in death by his wife, Karen A. (nee Dietz), and one brother, Robert. Mr. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Support group meeting slated for Sept. 26   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 22   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. 23   PosiPalooza — Join the folks of 1st Pres for a family-friendly event featuring Jana Stanfield, Daniel Nahmod, Sue Riley and Richard Mekdeci, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 at First Presbyterian Church, 2085 Union Road, West Seneca; $. More...

Festivals

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