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May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day events planned

American Legion Post 838 of Clarence will lead the Clarence community in honoring America’s fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.  The annual parade will assemble at 10:30 a.m. at Clarence High School. More...

Editorials

Soldiers deserve more than moment of remembrance

Memorial Day for many marks the unofficial start of summer. More...

Spindle items

• PRESERVATION — We hear an awful lot these days about historical preservation efforts.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 24, 1888   Mr. P. Bernhard of Clarence has bought a very fine team of matched ponies, color cream. Keep out of Pete’s way now.  More...

Police Blotter

Intoxicated man gets cut off at Walgreens

Saturday, May 11  • An unwelcome guest was reported at a residence on Ledge Lane. The man was at the address looking to pick up property from his former residence.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SCHNEIDER, Rose M. (nee Kumpf), of Clarence died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. Mrs. Schneider is survived by two sons, Craig J. and Douglas C., and one daughter, Cynthia R. Hausle. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H.  More...

Sports

Long-time coach to be inducted to Wall of Fame

David Johnson guided numerous teams, individuals to state titles in 44-year career

What many believe is a long-overdue honor will finally be bestowed upon David Johnson Thursday when the long-time coach will be inducted into the Clarence Athletic Wall Of Fame.  More...

Senior athletes to be honored

The Clarence Athletic Department Wall of Fame Committee will honor this year’s senior athletes during an assembly program from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, in the high school auditorium. More...

Softball team closes regular season with Banaszak’s 300th career victory

Clarence’s softball team ended its regular season on a pair of high notes, as the Lady Red Devils not only clinched the divisional title and top seed for the playoffs, but also earned coach Todd Banaszak his 300th career softball coaching victo More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Our Lady of Peace hosting Buffalo tour   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

ongoing:now-May 25   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 23   More...

Literature

thurs. 23  Spit at Spot — Open mic poetry night hosted by Brown Sugar, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Spot Coffee, 227 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 818-3739   More...

Voters reject 9.8 percent budget increase

Showalter, Lahti win Board of Ed seats

More than 8,000 residents came out to Clarence High School today to cast their votes in one of the most contentious school budget votes in recent memory. More...

Students, public to excavate grounds of Asa Ransom site

Clarence High School students will have an opportunity to excavate the grounds surrounding Clarence founder Asa Ransom’s former property this summer thanks to the efforts of a member of the Clarence Historical Society and a curious new resident More...

Clarence Ladies’ Bowling League honors charter member

Back in the ’70s, Clarence schools were not quite so state-of-the-art and the town hadn’t yet seen the subdivision boom that would come to redefine the landscape over the next few decades.  More...

Local News

News Brief

The Clarence Library will undergo extensive roof repairs beginning July 1, and throughout the project there may be some unanticipated changes to scheduled programming. Registered participants will be notified in the event of any changes.   More...

Preservation commission hopes to save farmhouse

A demolition permit sought for a farmhouse at 8785 Main St., caught the eye of Clarence’s Historic Preservation Commission, sending representative Carol Conwall to advocate on the structure’s behalf at the town Planning Board meeting on M More...

IN MEMORIAM

Sgt. Station Cmdr. Joseph D. DiMaria, left, and Trooper John G. Betker Jr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Gun buyback fair game for debate

In his recent editorial addressing the City of Buffalo’s gun buyback program, Mr. Sherman clearly states that the gun buyback should not be considered a political or campaign issue.   More...

Residents shouldn’t deny opportunities

I owe 100 percent of my success to Clarence schools. I am fortunate enough to have earned a scholarship to Furman University in Greenville, S.C., to study music and political science. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I will vote yes on the school budget for the sake of the kids; however, I will not vote for future increases unless substantial efforts are made to reduce compensation costs. More...

Education

Clarence Middle School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll at Clarence Middle School for the third quarter of the 2012-13 school year.  Grade Six  More...

Honor Rolls

The following Clarence residents have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2012-13 school year at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart: Caitlin Marie Conway, Anna Herberger, Alison Hickey, Stephanie King, Brianna McArthur, Kat More...

Lifestyles

Out of darkness and into light

Vietnam vet uses art to free self and others

A rtist and Vietnam veteran Ralph Sirianni, 64, has come to understand that life, much like art, is ever changing and shaped by personal perspective.  More...

May Flower Days continue at Farmers Market

May Flower Days will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 25 at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St. The market offers early bedding and vegetable plants and spring produce along with selected market vendors. More...

Evergreen Lawn Cemetery hosting notable residents walk, BBQ

The Bloomingdale Cemetery Association of Akron is hosting its fourth annual Drive-Thru Barbecue and Notable Residents Walk on Sunday, May 26, at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, located on Bloomingdale Road, just east of the Village of Akron.  More...

Business

Mural project under way in the Hollow

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market has announced that the West Shore Railroad mural project is now under way.  Clarence artist Jeff Perdziak began outlining the image last Saturday on the Clarence Bowling Academy’s exterior wall, located a More...

Bikes in Bloom seeking participants for garden walk

All residents and businesses located in Clarence Center are being encouraged to decorate used bicycles and display them in their yards and at their business locations for viewing throughout the summer as part of Bikes in Bloom 2013.  More...

Catholic Charities closing in on 2013 appeal goal

With about six weeks remaining before the close of the Appeal 2013 in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, the annual campaign has raised more than $10.2 million in cash and pledges, or 95.6 percent of its $10.7 million goal.  More...


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