Weekly Feature



April 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Three candidates running for school board seats

Three candidates are running for the two open Clarence Board of Education seats in the May 15 election.  Incumbents John Semler and Susan C. More...

Editorials

Residents should have easy access to the facts

Sometimes a change to an intersection aligns with the desires of nearby residents. More...

Spindle items

GETTING RIDICULOUS — As you may have heard, last week CNN host Anderson Cooper drew negative attention in the Buffalo area after going into a “giggle fit” during a discussion about Dyngus Day.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 21, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Woman opens package, finds grenade

Saturday, April 7   A resident of Wolcott Road reported that someone was walking in a wooded area across the street with a flashlight. They were worried that the subject may be going through cars. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MARINOLA, Daniel J., of Clarence, died Sunday, April 8, 2012. He was a decorated World War II veteran. Mr. Marinola is survived by two sons, Daniel P. More...

Sports

Biggest boys team ever looking to fare well

Track

There are large sports teams, and then there’s Clarence’s 2012 boys track squad boasting a roster that’s approaching the century mark.  More...

Defending Section VI doubles champs return to guide tennis team’s singles play

Veteran leadership will be a hallmark of this year’s boys tennis team at Clarence, thanks to the fact that five of the squad’s top seven — those who will consistently be in matches — are seniors who are four- or five-year memb More...

Special Olympics bowling fundraiser slated for April 29

The Canisius College Master of Science of Sport Administration department will be holding the 10th annual Bowl N’ Blast, to raise money for the Special Olympics of Western New York, at 1 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Art

ongoing: now-April 21   More...

Special Events

thurs. 19  Elite Spring Fling Quarter Horse Show — 7:30 a.m. April 19-22, Showplex, The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Pkwy., Hamburg; Free. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com   More...

Concerts

thurs. 19  The First Lady of Brainfeeder records, Tokimonsta (a.k.a Jennifer Lee) will bring her intricate use of a laptop, other pieces of instrumentation and multimedia to Soundlab for a show at 10 p.m. More...

Clarence events listing

If you would like to have your organization’s major event added to the events listing, email akimbriel@beenews.com or call 204-4921. Events must take place in the Town of Clarence. More...

Revised senior housing proposal gets go-ahead from ZBA

Affordable Senior Housing Opportunities of New York received a variance from the Clarence Zoning Board of Appeals on April 10 for its proposed facility at 8040 Roll Road. More...

Tolsma shares story in ‘Everything Changed’

Flight 3407 widow describes turning ‘personal tragedy into public triumph’

Robin Tolsma wants her new book, “Everything Changed,” to inspire others. Tolsma lost her husband, Darren, in the crash of Flight 3407 on Feb. 12, 2009. More...

Local News

Daigler recognized for 60 years of service

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Donald J. Daigler was honored in February with an award in his name, the Donald J. Daigler Service Award. More...

Youth Bureau program to focus on cyber safety

An adult-only presentation at 7 p.m. More...

Harris Hill Fire Company focuses on community engagement

When customers ordered from Pesci’s Pizza on Friday evening, they may also have received a visit from members of the Harris Hill Fire Company.  As part of “Operation Special Delivery,” the fire company went along on deliveries More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Whoever said the school superintendent is being paid to stay within the budget cap is completely wrong. He is being paid to come up with the best ideas that the town agrees on. More...

Education

On the Campus

Nicole Curtis, a freshman majoring in pharmacy in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, has been placed on the dean’s list for the fall semester. Curtis is the daughter of Scott and Debbie Curtis of Clarence.   More...

Budget adopted; vote set for May 15

The Clarence Board of Education officially adopted its budget on Monday.  The budget includes increases at the tax levy limit level of 2.24 percent and must receive more than 50 percent of the vote in order to be approved.  More...

Students achieve honors at Canisius High School

The following residents of the Clarence area have achieved honors during the third marking period at Canisius High School:   More...

Lifestyles

Green and glad

Green Cuisine shares health and food tips

If the old adage “You are what you eat” holds any weight, many people have a great deal of self-examination to do.  Understanding what kinds of foods are truly healthful or how to prepare them in a way that makes eating a pleasure, a More...

Proudly celebrating a decade of dining out

Ten years, $611,000, and thousands of people living with HIV assisted.  That has been the effect that the annual Dining Out for Life event has had on the Western New York community.  More...

Help fight AIDS by dining at...

Buffalo   More...

Business

Get involved with CHA efforts

I am writing this article after just having met with the board this morning, and we are continuing on with our mission: To promote, improve and maintain the quality of life, prosperity of the businesses and the historic charm of Clarence Hollow.  More...

Pizza Bash slated at mall concourse

Pierogi pizza, beef on weck pizza, Desperate Housewife pizza, pizza soup.  These concoctions and more will grace the fourth annual Pizza Bash, taking place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21, and from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Toastmasters planning spring open house

Clarence Toastmasters will hold a spring open house on Thursday, April 26, at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place.  Larry Mietus, founder of Speaking Of Strategy, will be discussing “Why Should Anyone Follow Your Lead.” More in More...


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