Weekly Feature



December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Educate yourself before you give

A Dec. 14 fundraising report from New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman stated that charities are retaining an average of just 37 percent of what is raised by telemarketing fundraising campaigns.  More...

Spindle items

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE — I haven’t fully grasped the concept that Christmas is this weekend. I’ll admit that I’m a late Christmas shopper, so I still have a few presents to buy. More...

Drop-In Nation program needs help to remain successful

Most of the readers of this column have been fortunate enough to send their children to modern public schools that consistently rate near the top of local and regional assessments. More...

Police Blotter

Man tries to make beer run without paying

Saturday, Dec. 10   Deputies responded to a report of an accident on Salt Road. The 28-year-old male driver was arrested after he failed roadside sobriety tests. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Once again, the Shimerville/Greiner intersection improvement project has reared its ugly head. More...

Education

Students named to CCA recognition rolls

The following Christian Central Academy students who reside in Clarence were named to the recognition roll for the first quarter of the 2011-12 academic year:   More...

Resident to be student speaker at Bonaventure ceremony

Master of Business Administration candidate Natalie Scarcello of Clarence will address her classmates as the student speaker at St. Bonaventure University’s December Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. More...

Community News

Laura Taggart’s third-grade class at Nativity of Mary School participated in Packages From Home by sending hundreds of magazines and several large boxes of drink mixes, candy and ramen noodles to military troops.  More...

Lifestyles

Tails to remember

Pet loss support group provides comfort

Diamond, Ivan, JD, Lizzie and Opie weren’t just furry, four-legged friends to their owners. They were a source of comfort and companionship.  More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Recognizing the greatest gift

Gifts. Giving is more gratifying to some. Getting might be the greater joy of others. Probably most enjoy both. Gifts. 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

CHA — looking back and ahead

The Clarence Hollow Association held its annual membership meeting this past week, and if you weren’t able to be there, I’d like to give you a brief recap of what our accomplishments were for 2011.  More...

Events

BNSME to host January 2012 business seminar   More...

Greatbatch subsidiary acquiring Micro Power Electronics

Electrochem Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Greatbatch Inc., has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Micro Power Electronics for net cash consideration of approximately $60 million and the assumption of debt and certain transaction-related pa More...

Rivera Greens is first to receive green designation

The Rivera Greens subdivision in Clarence has the distinction of being the first in New York State to become certified as a green development by the National Association of Home Builders.  The 35-home subdivision to be located on County Road, ne More...

Small singers

Taleb Darwish, left, Dylan Plesh, Michael Ippolito and Jillian Jensen carol with their classmates from the Clarence Center Child Care & Preschool at the corner of Goodrich and Clarence Center roa More...

Local News

Town Board

Full Story

Epstein named chairman of Diamond Ball

The Western & Central New York Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has announced that Howard Epstein of Williamsville, director of international tax at Freed Maxick & Battaglia PC, will serve as chairman of the fundraising and plan More...

Clarence native coach of national champions

Dan Schlager is 30, and the best day of his life, to date, was Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

Supervisor-elect is accessible

Several members of the Clarence Tax Payers Group met with Supervisor-elect David Hartzell to discuss issues important to taxpayers in this community. We found Mr. Hartzell to be accessible and willing to listen.  More...

Thanks for help with Hollow events

In 2011, the Business Committee of the Clarence Hollow Association put on four events at no cost to those who attended. It was our intent to bring more people to the Hollow to see what we have to offer. More...

Obituaries

Catherine F. Schunk, homemaker

Catherine F. Schunk (nee Chappius), 88, of Williamsville, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.  Mrs. Schunk was born in Lockport and attended Akron High School. She went on to attend St. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s ends hockey team’s six-game streak

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Wrestlers dominate Penfield Tournament

Clarence’s wrestling team saw 14 of its 16 entrants at Penfield’s Hunter Holiday Tournament place en route to beating out the host team by 20 points to claim the team title.  More...

Rifle team fires off five straight wins

Clarence’s rifle team has shot out to a hot start in early December, winning its first five matches to set up another in a long line of important matches against perennial power Alden Tuesday.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Church holding Christmas celebration   A Christmas celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at First Baptist Church of Clarence, 10790 Hunts Corners Road, Clarence. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

fri. 23 Jim Brickman — America’s piano sensation in a Christmas celebration with special guests AnneCochran and Tracy Silverman, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23 at UB Center for the Arts’ Mainstage Theatre, UB North Campus, Amherst; $. More...

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, Dec. More...

Art

ongoing: now-Dec. 23 More...


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