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July 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

List of extra course cuts only adds fuel to the flames

Parents of Clarence High School students received a letter in the mail last week outlining additional cuts to elective courses that will no longer be offered this fall, if their child was already enrolled in one of the classes eliminated.  The l More...

Spindle items

• ENRICHMENT FUND — The school budget concerns in Clarence may have subsided slightly since the revote budget was passed in June, but they certainly have not gone away. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 26, 1888   Mrs. Jared Parker, the venerable widow of the founder of the Parker Union School, died at her residence on Saturday of last week. Mrs. Parker was 85 years old. More...

Obituaries

Rosalie Schmidt-Karkula, retired Clarence teacher

Rosalie Schmidt-Karkula (nee LaDuca), 87, of Clarence, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013.  Mrs. Schmidt-Karkula was a teacher for 42 years, 36 of which were at Clarence High School, where she served as head of the English department for many years. More...

Death Notice

RATZEL, Eileen Z. (nee Zimmerman), of Amherst, died Thursday, July 11, 2013. Mrs. Ratzel is survived by one daughter, Kathryn E. Aures; four sons, Thomas C., Peter J., Steven J. and Philip J.; eight grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Roll. More...

Lifestyles

Perry’s Ice Cream churns 95 years of frozen delights

The cutout of a brown sugar cone topped with a dollop of white ice cream, dotted with cherries, is an iconic symbol of summertime. Once the cone is spotted, a hankering for Perry’s Ice Cream usually ensues. More...

Breast Cancer Network of WNY sets golf event

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY will host a golf outing and luncheon fundraiser on Saturday, July 27, at Rothland Golf Course, 12292 Clarence Center Road, Akron. Registration is from 8 to 8:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  More...

Business

DataSol Inc. comes home to Clarence

After spending the past 20 years growing and developing DataSol Inc. More...

Dash’s celebrates 90 years, adds to scholarship program

Dash’s Market has been a staple in Western New York since Joseph and Mary Dash opened the first location on Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo in 1923. More...

Nickel City Reptiles next in Children’s Summer Theatre

Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics is bringing its array of unusual and exotic animals from around the world to the Children’s Summer Theatre in front of the Bon Ton at Eastern Hills Mall at 11 a.m. More...

Revised electives catch students, parents off guard

Last week, a letter was sent to parents of Clarence High School students detailing additional cuts in elective courses this fall. More...

Isolated open space an issue for Planning Board

The proposed Northwoods subdivision came one step closer to fruition after receiving the recommendation of the Planning Board at its July 17 meeting.  The project, which includes 148 single-family lots on the north side of Greiner Road between T More...

Local News

ST. MARY’S PICNIC

Above: Jeff Hitro, left, Jake Brach and Jim Hitro keep an eye on the soup at St. Mary’s Church in Swormville. The church was celebrating its 164th annual Parish Picnic on Sunday. More...

Brothers of Mercy preps for annual garden party

The East Amherst estate of Dr. Gregory Daniel will be the setting for the 12th annual Brothers of Mercy Garden Party at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Clarence Hollow prepares for National Farmers Market Week

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is getting ready to celebrate the arrival of National Farmers Market Week, which will kick off locally on Saturday, Aug. More...

Police Blotter

Towing company comes to rescue of toddler in car

Saturday, July 13  • Deputies responded to Tim Hortons on Main Street for a report of a possible intoxicated driver in the parking lot. An 18-year-old man was charged with driving while intoxicated. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Come learn more about Clarence schools’ Enrichment Foundation by attending the meet-and-greet event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Brennan’s . More...

Sports

Saenger tabbed Bee’s Female Athlete of Year

There are athletes who are dedicated to their craft ... and then there’s Marissa Saenger. And that dedication is part of what is currently driving her stir crazy. More...

ON FIRE

The Clarence Inferno GU11 Red team won the GU12 division of the recently-held Fairport Soccer Tournament after defeating the Wayne Wings, in overtime, in the championship clash, 1-0. More...

Inferno Red wins soccer tourney

Youth sports

Soccer  The Clarence Inferno U11 Red won its division at the recently held annual Clarence Classic Soccer Tournament by outscoring its opponents by a combined 24-2 margin.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Amherst Players seek ‘Little Women’ auditions   More...


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