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July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Museum of European Art crosses into Dali’s ‘Purgatory’

The Museum of European Art opened its 2013 season with an exhibit showcasing works by Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali. The show is ongoing at the museum’s 10545 Main St. location in Clarence and will run through Aug. 25. More...

Editorials

Multifamily residential housing potential limitless

The Town Board approved new restrictions on multifamily residential housing at its meeting last week in an effort to control growth where and how it sees fit. More...

Spindle items

• CONCERT — The Clarence Concert Association kicks off its 2013 summer concert series this weekend on the lawn at the Asa Ransom House — great news for the Hollow. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 5, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Mystery nudists spotted in Tillman Nature Preserve

Saturday, June 22  • An 18-year-old man was charged with reckless driving following an incident on Greenbriar Road. Deputies also charged the man with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s time for the police to start cracking down on the dealerships that send their service people on test drives through residential areas. More...

Education

Foundation set up to fund programs cut in district

Throughout the past few months, much has been said about “keeping Clarence schools great” and ensuring that the district’s finances are “sustainable.” But now in the wake of the budget fiasco, a new group has stepped for More...

Sports

Section VI champions dominate First Team

2013 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

Lancaster and Amherst were two of the top high school girls lacrosse teams in Western New York this spring, so it’s no surprise that players from both squads compose most of the All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Team.  Lancaster, the Section VI Class More...

Orchard Park trio grabs nearly half of top spots

2013 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

Orchard Park dominated Class A high school boys lacrosse in Western New York, and three of its top players were named to the 2013 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse First Team for their efforts during the season.  Clarence, St. More...

Summer camps to offer area youth options

Young soccer, lacrosse and basketball players, as well as wrestlers, looking to improve their skills in their respective arenas of choice will have options once the school year ends.  Soccer  More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 5  Highlight your 4th of July weekend with a star-studded concert with Kid Rock, Kool & the Gang, and Uncle Kracker at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Allegheny Road, Darien Center; $. More...

July 4th

sat. 29  Town of Clarence Fireworks — The Town of Clarence will hold its Fourth of July fireworks display at dusk Saturday, June 29, as part of the Day in the Park, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. 3   More...

Walking Tours

fri. 5  Evening Riverwalk — This 6-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Doggone it

Participants cheer on their dogs in the final race of the Doxie Derby held during Day in the Park at Clarence Town Park on Saturday. More...

Developers irked as zoning law amended

A proposed amendment to the Town of Clarence’s zoning law brought developers and former civic leaders to Town Hall on June 26 for an impassioned debate on what Clarence’s future should look like. (See editorial on page four) More...

Clarence youth heads to Capitol for diabetes conference

Clarence resident Joshua Guidie has been living with type 1 diabetes for most of his life, having been diagnosed with the insulin deficiency disease when he was only 8 years old.  More...

Local News

Clarence valedictorian preparing for India

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Clarence High School alum Kristin Sharman had always pictured herself delivering the valedictory speech at graduation. More...

LIVING HISTORY

Clarence residents Karl and Sandy Tresino speak with Bob Smith, a member of the Brants Volunteers Loyalist Group from Fort Niagara, before the French and Indian War re-enactment held Saturday during More...

Eastern Hills Wesleyan hosting conference

Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church, 8445 Greiner Road, will host the regional Voice of the Martyrs conference, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Breakfast made possible by support

On May 15, the Clarence Middle School’s School Improvement Team hosted a Breakfast of Champions for students in grades six through eight who have attained high honor roll status for the 2012–13 school year.  More...

DiCostanzo, Casilio held line on taxes

It was heartening to see so many fellow citizens take a position on the school tax rate and voice it with a vote at the gym of Clarence High School.  While there were differences, it was resolved and accomplished with decorum, dignity and devoti More...

Obituaries

Russell Manning Thayer, 103, mechanical engineer, pastor

Russell Manning Thayer, formerly of Williamsville and Clarence Center, died in Berea, Ky., on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. He was 103.  Mr. More...

Daniel J. Kenny, administrator at Brothers of Mercy

Daniel J. Kenny, 74, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clarence.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

PFENNIG, Martha E. (nee Luebbert), of Clarence, died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Mrs. Pfennig is survived by two daughters, Sarah Rehrauer and Deborah Babel; two sons, Jonathan and William; and six grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Looking through the eyes of a Civil War re-enactor

“It’s kind of like putting on a really big play with a lot of actors. The script is already written; all we’re going to do is follow it.” More...

Historical Society picnic slated at Town Park

The Clarence Historical Society will host a picnic at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 in the Miller Pavilion at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. More...

Youth Bureau information series

Each month, the Clarence Youth Board and Youth Bureau will provide information addressing current issues pertinent to youth and families. More...

Business

Chamber working hard to provide for businesses

Many times I’m asked, “What does the Chamber do for its members?” and I say, “What would you like to see the Chamber do for you besides what we have in place already?”  After reviewing the many services we have to More...

Tournament to support melanoma research

When Ninnette Dusenberry lost her oldest son, Nicholas, to melanoma nine years ago, she made a promise to him.  More...

Business Brief

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is hosting an A.M. Networking meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at Clarence Pizza Company, 6235 Goodrich Road. More...


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