Weekly Feature



December 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Budget

District seeking input during difficult process

Clarence Superintendent Geoffrey Hicks said the 2012-13 budget will be the most difficult in his experience.  The bad news includes an expected decrease in state aid, loss of federal stimulus money from the Education Jobs Act and increasing expe More...

Editorials

Make holiday shopping an investment in community

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Adjust your thinking about gifts, and you may end up with new ideas. A present doesn’t have to be wrapped and put under a tree. More...

Spindle items

A LITTLE RECOGNITION — February may seem far away, but soon we’ll be in that month and it will be time for the annual Clarence Chamber of Commerce awards dinner.  More...

GOP convention might be highlight of the summer

A lthough Republicans have a long way to go before the party’s 2012 national convention, it would appear that the gathering in Tampa Bay might be a fight to the finish in selecting a candidate to challenge incumbent President Barack Obama.  More...

Police Blotter

Teen disgruntled by failure of dance plans

Saturday, Nov. 26   A resident of Clarence Center Road reported suspicious vehicles in the area. Patrol spoke with two males. One of the subjects had just gotten a new sports car. They were racing the engine and checking the car out.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

ATTEA, Ethel M. (nee Hashem), of Clarence, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. Mrs. Attea was a member of St. John Maron’s Altar and Rosary Society and the Quota Club. More...

Sports

Biggest-ever Fed hockey team off to flawless start

Consecutive victories over the host squad in this past weekend’s Northwood School Tournament helped Clarence’s hockey team open its season with three straight wins.  More...

CLARENCE HOCKEY SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 12-10WilliamsvilleEast1 5p.m. 12-11atNiagaraFalls2 8p.m. 12-18 St. More...

Veteran wrestling squad poised for another ECIC I title run

Clarence’s wrestling team set the bar pretty high in terms of the success level for future squads to aspire to reach — but it might not even reside at its already lofty level for very long if this year’s team has a say in it.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Adult volleyball planned at middle school   The Clarence Recreation Department is offering adult coed volleyball from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Clarence Middle School, 10150 Greiner Road. The cost is $2 per night. More...

Business

Events

WNYPA schedules annual holiday lunch on Dec. 15   More...

Festaiuti on his way to Karate World Games

Al Festaiuti will be heading to the National Blackbelt League Super Grands Sport Karate World Games this month to pursue a world title.  “I’ve been a competitor my whole life,” said Festaiuti, 54.  This isn’t his fir More...

Developing a new Christmas tradition

Before you spend time surfing the Internet and filling out those catalog orders, let's consider a new tradition. There is no longer an excuse that nothing can be found that is produced in American hands … Yes it can! More...

Clarence native is coach of team in national championships

The Jupiter Mustangs football team, coached by Dan Schlager,  a 1999 graduate of Clarence High School, will be playing in Pop Warner Super Bowl National Championships. The team is based in Florida. More...

Corwin planning telephone town hall meeting

Assemblywoman Jane Corwin will be holding a telephone town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Fire District holding election

The annual election of Clarence Fire District 1 will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the fire hall, 10355 Main St., Clarence.  More...

Clarence AAA installs electric vehicle charging station

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. and its partners unveiled 21 electric vehicle charging stations installed across the medical campus and announced two additional stations located at AAA Car Care Plus in Amherst and Clarence.  More...

Local News

Town Board Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 7 6:30 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...

Barnaby facing DWI charges

Matthew T. Barnaby, a former Sabres player, was charged with driving while intoxicated by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office road patrols on Sunday following a traffic stop.  More...

Community News

The Town of Clarence Ethics Board will meet at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, in the Hallock Converence Room in Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place, Clarence.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Speech restriction risks adverse effects

I wanted to comment upon the Nov. 30 editorial regarding the decision not to pursue prosecution in the Jamey Rodemeyer case.  More...

Hartzell shouldn’t rush to make changes

Hot off the presses, David Hartzell has officially won the election for town supervisor. Congratulations to him; he has some mighty big footsteps to fill.  More...

Good Samaritans deserve thanks

I just want to acknowledge those wonderful, caring people who stopped to help my son last Saturday, Nov. 26, around noon when he had an unfortunate car accident on Wehrle Drive near Roxbury.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When I moved to Clarence, I never thought I’d have to worry about my neighbors illegally using my garbage service, but that’s what happened last week. When they thought no one was home, they added their garbage to ours. More...

Education

Food, clothes drive planned

The Clarence High School Student Council will be holding its annual food and clothes drive on Saturday, Dec. More...

Youth News

Clarence resident Olivia Herberger, of the class of 2012, was named to the honor roll at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart. Aidan Barczak, of Clarence, was named to the high honor roll at Canisius High School. He is a freshman. More...

Lifestyles

Cupcake decorating taught at events

Creative Cupcakes, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec.10 and 17, at Monkey See, Monkey Do... More...

EXERCISE for little guys

Preschool to offer fitness classes

Fitness fun as easy as the ABCs? That’s what some toddlers will learn next month.  Beginning in January, children enrolled in the  More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138. “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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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, Dec. More...

Symphonic

thurs. 8   On The Edge — Class recital, 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at UB’s Baird Recital Hall in Slee Hall, UB North Campus, Amherst; Free. 645-2921, www.slee.buffalo.edu  More...


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