Weekly Feature



December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

HOPE Buffalo initiative serves more than youth

A new collaborative project has the lofty goal of reducing the rate of teen pregnancy by 30 percent by the year 2020.  While the project will need a hearty collective effort on behalf of the several agencies involved, the ultimate goal is worth More...

Spindle items

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA — The Clarence Destination Imagination Boosters invite everyone to have breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Clarence High School cafeteria, 9625 Main St.  More...

John Glenn: a humble man with the right stuff

Few Americans will ever live as full a life as John Glenn, fighter pilot, astronaut and senator, who passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.  More...

Police Blotter

Men allegedly steal $1,000 in tools from Sears

Saturday, Dec. 3 • Deputies stopped a 27-year-old man for driving with obstructed vision. He was driving on a suspended driver’s permit and was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree. More...

Obituaries

Sister Joan Carroll, parish school teacher

Sister Joan Carroll, 84, of Clarence, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.  She was born in Buffalo and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1950. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Mount St. More...

Lifestyles

Seasonal concert set at Clarence UMC

The Clarence Center United Methodist Church, 9750 Clarence Center Road, will host a seasonal concert sung barbershop-style by the Friends of Harmony at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15. There is an offering taken. More...

Bikers give holiday gift of bicycles to 40 boys and girls

For a second year running, the members of the Buffalo/Erie chapter of American Bikers Aimed Toward Education are giving the gift of bicycles to needy kids through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, hoping to liberate them from their devices and s More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 15 Pat Shea Holiday Concert — Join the noted performer as he presents a concert of all your holiday favorites, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org thurs. More...

Special Events

ongoing: now-May 19   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15   More...

Business

CSEF Awards Over $17,000 in Biannual Grant Program

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation recently announced the recipients of its biannual grant program at the Dec. 12 Board of Education meeting. More...

Despite vehicle advances, breakdowns at record high in 2015

Despite advances in vehicle technology, including maintenance reminders and other dashboard alerts designed to mitigate roadside trouble, AAA rescued a record-breaking 32 million drivers in 2015, with more battery, flat tire and key problems than eve More...

FINANCIALLY LITERATE

FINANCIALLY LITERATE — The Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union was recognized by the Town of Clarence and the Clarence Chamber of Commerce for their on-going commitment to the More...

Legislators call on Canadian officials for decreased wait times at Peace Bridge

The deck of one of the nation’s most famous bridges is getting a much needed facelift, but a growing number of elected officials are expressing concern that the construction period could create some significant backups and headaches for travele More...

Legislature commits $100,000 in effort to bring ride-sharing to WNY

The Erie County Legislature and Visit Buffalo Niagara recently announced a $100,000 commitment in the legislative fight to bring ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, to Buffalo and all of upstate New York.  More...

Local News

Rath obtains county funding for Clarence, Newstead historical societies

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III said the legislature has supported his requests to fund the Clarence Historical Society and the Newstead Historical Society in the 2017 Erie County budget. More...

Town Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14

Agenda Items  1. Public Hearing at 7:15 p.m. — To consider the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan 2030 for the Town of Clarence.   More...

Legislation to provide national boost for health care initiatives

21st Century Cures Act

Area congressional leadership on Friday discussed passage of bipartisan legislation that will direct $6.3 billion to boost the health care industry and provide new funding for national-based health agencies.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Recycle your newspaper bags

I have a modest suggestion that may be good for our environment and also a benefit to our newspaper carriers. A few years ago, I began saving the orange bags used to deliver the Buffalo News, using one bag to store the others. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I apologize for being unable to attend the meeting for the comprehensive plan for the 2030 hearing; however, I’m confident that the town board is interested in my comments. More...

Sports

Rifle team stocked with experience, depth

Clarence’s rifle team has always been one of the more consistent squads within the section, faring well throughout the years from the regular season on through the state championships.  More...

Girls hoops overcomes slow starts to win first two

Clarence’s girls basketball team made sure to show its fans that it’s not how you start the game but how you finish, as the Lady Red Devils overcame slow openings against both Starpoint and West Seneca West to win each game by more than 1 More...

Boys win first two matches

Clarence’s boys bowling team roared out of the gate and felt little resistance along the way to starting its season 2-0 overall.  More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library

Calendar of Activities

Clarence Crusader Comic Contest More...

Clarence Public Library Calender of Events

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday   More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498  More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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