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September 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Inventor Wilson Greatbatch dies

Career began on Bodine Road

Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of the implantable cardiac pacemaker, died Tuesday, Sept. More...

Editorials

Sign stealing is wrong political tactic

We’ve had people tell us their political signs were being stolen in past years, but the reports weren’t as extensive as they have been this year.  Councilman Joseph Weiss said his signs were being stolen en masse and replaced by thos More...

Spindle items

CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERTISE — U.S. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 30, 1886   Rev. A. Deering, of New Hampshire, will deliver a lecture on temperance and prohibition on Friday evening, Oct. 1, at the Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries

Anthony Fumerelle, sports enthusiast, entrepreneur

Anthony Fumerelle, 81, formerly of Williamsville, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.  Mr. Fumerelle was a veteran of the Korean War. More...

Sports

Zirna sets sights on boys gymnastics’ all-around crown

Jon Zirna knows what it takes to be Section VI’s top gymnast. More...

Girls swimming team wins first two meets

Clarence’s girls swimming team held off a feisty Orchard Park squad Friday to earn a 103-82 victory — and more importantly for a team boasting a 60-plus member roster - the Lady Red Devils were able to get everyone involved in the meet.&n More...

Veterans looking to guide girls gymnastics to success

Clarence’s girls gymnastics team will once again return to Division I competition this fall after winning the Division II regular season title, but with with two-thirds of the squad returning for at least a second season, coach Lisa Stumpf is h More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Theater

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Family Activities

thurs. 29   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...

Going pink

Renee Paul puts the finishing touches on Clarence varsity football player Mitch Szabo’s mohawk Sunday during Going “Pink” for a Cure at Designing Style on Transit Road. More...

October celebration offers opportunity to ‘Meet in the Center’

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association is planning its third annual OctobercenterFest. The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Local News

Former Toastmasters International director to give presentation

Professional speaker, author and past Toastmasters International director Gary Mull will give a presentation Thursday, Oct. More...

Catching a ‘falling star’ before it vanishes

Tracy Diina stood at the podium and looked out at the crowd full of philanthropists and community supporters.  “I, too, could have been a casua lty,” she said. “But I wasn’t.”  More...

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MEMORIAM — Cheryl Kujawski is comforted by Mark Perez during the Purple Door Project’s vigil in front of Club Marcella, 622 Main St., Buffalo. More...

Letters to the Editor

Eighth-graders deserve varsity try

I read both articles on eighth-graders playing “up” on varsity teams in Clarence. However, there is another side to the issue that was never brought up. What about the eighth-grader who is well beyond the modified level?  More...

Partisanship should be avoided

In the July 21 (Industrial Development Agency) meeting, Scott Bylewski and Dave Hartzell had a dispute regarding IDA member affiliation with political parties. More...

Fresh Air Fund thanks supporters

This year, 51 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Western New York.  Fresh Air Fund hosts, volunteers and local supporters dedicated their time and efforts to help these inner-city youths experience simple s More...

Education

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NYSSMA ALL-STATE MUSICIANS — Clarence High School students Joseph Pace, Emily Wangler, Jacqueline Kim and Angelo Lang will perform at the 2011 New York State School Music Association All-State More...

Sheridan Hill earns national honor

The U.S. Department of Education has named Sheridan Hill Elementary School in the Clarence Central School District a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School.  More...

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TRACTOR TALK — Clifford Benson, left, and Harold Kanehl, both of Clarence, discuss the tractors on display during Farm & Tractor Day held Saturday at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market. More...

Lifestyles

Club House presentation planned for meeting

The Clarence Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. More...

A prosit for profit

Oktoberfest church event to help war veteran

Lederhosen, laughter and love.  Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Clarence is holding its second annual Oktoberfest event to celebrate the popular German holiday as well as raise money for a family in need of support.  More...

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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

Buffalo Dance Center offers tap, jazz classes for adults

There may be no image more precious than a little girl in a tutu but Stacey Wawrzyniec has declared that dancing isn’t just for kids anymore. Wawrzyniec is offering tap and jazz classes geared exclusively for adults. More...

Brothers of Mercy volunteers and employees honored

The Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the Brothers of Mercy Sacred Heart Adult Home have named their Employee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year award recipients. More...

Patrick P. Lee Foundation awards grant to Brothers of Mercy

The Patrick P. Lee Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Brothers of Mercy in Clarence. The grant, which will extend over two years, will help fund the Brothers of Mercy strategic plan. More...


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