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September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence Hollow Scarecrow festival set for Saturday

Telephone poles along Main Street will be festively adorned once the annual Scarecrow festival kicks off on Saturday, Sept. More...

Editorials

Contract finds balance; teachers deserve raise

Within their new agreement, the Clarence Teachers Association and the school district have struck a balance between rewarding the hard work of the schools’ faculty and recognizing the constraints of the budget process. More...

Spindle items

Clarence Editor

• FIRST CAR — I got my driver’s license as a 16-year-old in the fall, so every year when the leaves begin to change colors and the temperatures start to cool, I get a very nostalgic feeling for what is an exciting time in most adoles More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 25, 1890   Last Friday night, Mr. C. Eggleston of Clarence had his harnesses, robes and blankets stolen. Last May, he met with a similar loss.  Mr. James Guise’s horse, “Clipp,” is dead. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Well, the school district got its wish. I just got my tax bill, and it’s over 10 percent of what it was last year. Have fun spending my money.  More...

Education

Students sharpen business acumen during summer break

Academy of Business and Finance students at Clarence High School were kept busy this summer — especially those enrolled in its internship program.  The internship program exists to fill the gap between education and real-world experience, More...

Sports

Girls volleyball defends title at own tourney

A different dance partner in the end wasn’t enough to throw Clarence’s girls volleyball team off its collective game in the Gold Division’s finals at Saturday’s annual Clarence Tournament, as the Lady Red Devils walked away wi More...

Will East boys volleyball tops Red Devils in Flames’ ‘biggest win in program history’

Williamsville East’s boys volleyball team pulled out all of the stops to take out Clarence on Sept. More...

Girls tennis team skunks pair of foes, stays perfect

Clarence’s girls tennis team put together just about as perfect a a performance as possible Sept. 16 when it shut out West Seneca West, 5-0, to improve to 2-0 in ECIC I play.  More...

Destination Imagination open house set for Sept. 24

Destination Imagination has announced a fall open house from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Clarence Library, 3 Town Place, Clarence.   More...

District, teachers reach contract agreement

Slight raise, health care concessions part of deal

The Clarence Central School District and Clarence Teachers Association have reached a new three-year contract deal, which received approval from the Board of Education during its Monday night meeting.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Fall Fest to feature local authors

The Meet in the Center Merchants Association’s annual Fall Fest will take place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at the Four Corners intersection of Clarence Center and Goodrich roads.  More...

Local News

Public Notice

Full Story

Balloon animal artist facing child porn charges

An Akron man known to the Clarence community as “Chex the Balloon Guy” was charged Sept. 10 with possessing and promoting child pornography.  More...

‘Gratitude Tree’ debuts in Clarence Center

Pedestrians walking through Clarence Center may notice something different at the northwest corner of Clarence Center and Goodrich roads.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Election support much appreciated

Thank you for your support during the primary election.  I truly appreciate the fact that you took time out of your busy day to sign my petition and post my signs on your lawn and/or business. More...

Thank you for care package support

On behalf of the Clarence American Legion Auxiliary Post 838 and our military, I would like to thank the businesses and residents for all of your generous donations of items as well as your monetary donations to our overseas project that sends care p More...

Obituaries

Ruth E. Bender, artist, antique collector

Ruth Eleanor Bender (nee Stunkel), 87, formerly of the Town of Tonawanda, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at Montgomery Park, senior community in East Amherst.   Mrs. Bender was born in Buffalo on Feb. 19, 1928. More...

Rev. Robert J. Suchan, missionary

The Rev. Robert J. Suchan died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He was 89.  Rev. Suchan was born in March 1926. He attended St. More...

Lifestyles

The Franciscan Center...providing young men with a fresh start

The Rev. Joseph Bayne called him the “wild dog.” Although the young man had never been in any trouble, he came from a broken home. “He had that look in his eyes of just wandering,” said Rev. More...

Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the center at 633-5138 to sign up for activities. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

ABC Bel Canto Choirs seeks choristers   More...

Business

Akron Ale House adds to Northtown craft beer scene

When business partners and restaurateurs Shawn Schweis and Nate Springer opened the Ebenezer Ale House in West Seneca just over four years ago, they had no plans to expand their brand to more Western New York locations.  More...

‘Simple Steps’ series will kick off on Oct. 3

The Small Business Association and Buffalo/Niagara SCORE will hold “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business,” to kick off a five-week series, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

NYS Women Inc. showcase slated for Oct. 7

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women Inc. will hold a “Women in Business” showcase beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. A cocktail buffet is set for 6 p.m.  More...


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