Weekly Feature



December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence Center fire chief recognized for community contributions

In his four years as chief of the Clarence Center Volunteer Fire Company, Stephen Leising helped to extinguish more fires than he could count. More...

Editorials

Use common sense when traveling in snow

While the snow just began falling across the metro Buffalo area this week, we advise everyone in the community to be prepared for the possibility of winter weather affecting road conditions and travel.  It is most imperative to remember that the More...

Spindle items

LAST MINUTE GIFT — Do you want something different that is fun for the recipient and a wonderful gift for the community? Consider tickets for the Clarence Concert Association Winter Gala Dinner on Saturday, March 18. More...

New friends every week when you write a newspaper column

Mark Twain lived in Buffalo for less than two years, but his imprint on the city as well as journalism endures to this day. He was an editor of The Buffalo Morning Express and had a lot to say about newspapers in general.  More...

Education

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

Clarence Middle School has named the following students to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.  Honor Roll Grade Six   More...

Sports

Wrestlers win own Vesper Duals tourney

For the first time in three seasons, Clarence’s wrestling squad was able to emerge from its own annual Jon Vesper Memorial Duals Tournament as team champion after it went 5-0 to claim the title in the tournament’s 10th year of existence.& More...

Indoor track squads to feature mix of returning and first-time competitors

Clarence always finds a way to field a competitive indoor track team every winter, and this year should be no exception even with nearly double digits’ worth of athletes moving on from the program after last season.  More...

ACCOLADES CONTINUE

ACCOLADES CONTINUE — The New York State Volleyball Coaches Association announced postseason awards for the 2016 fall campaign on Sunday, which included Clarence senior Henry Payne, left, being More...

What's Going On

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...

Business

National Fuel offers help with heating bills

If you need help with your heating bill, National Fuel can help.  More...

M&T Bank kicks off “Gift of Warmth” drive

For three decades, at its branches across Western New York, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign. Starting now and continuing through Dec. More...

Gas prices up nationally, says AAA

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.24 per gallon, up three cents from last week. The New York state average is $2.43 per gallon, up two cents from last week. More...

New comprehensive plan adopted by Town Board

After several years of development and input from both residents and stakeholder groups, the Town of Clarence now officially has a new comprehensive plan to guide the direction of its expansion and growth.  More...

Ranzenhofer launches online petition to bring ride-sharing to upstate

Sen. Michael H. Ranzenhofer recently started a new petition for residents to urge New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and members of the state Legislature to expand ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, to the rest of the state. More...

Local News

Schneiderman issues consumer alert after Yahoo data breach

New York State Attorney General Eric T. More...

News Brief

The Food Bank of WNY will be able to provide more than 1.1 million meals to local families in need this holiday season and into the new year as a result of the 11th Annual Food 2 Families. More...

Salvatore’s ‘The Abbey’ project sent back to Planning Board

A project that has run the gamut of impediments, from financial hurdles to controversial tax incentives, now appears to be back at the beginning of the approval process.  More...

Letters to the Editor

CHA Christmas party a success

On behalf of the Clarence Hollow Association, we’d like to thank all who made our annual Christmas party, held on Dec. 12, a success. More...

Police Blotter

Youths seen throwing apples at mailboxes

Saturday, Dec. 10   Deputies responded to Clarence Center Road for a report of a vehicle whose passengers were throwing things at mailboxes. Patrol stopped the vehicle and spoke to the parents of the teens. More...

Obituaries

Martha L. Porter, worked for Millard Fillmore Hospital

Martha L. Porter (nee O’Connor), 97, of Clarence, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. Mrs. Porter was born in Buffalo on Sept. 17, 1919. She graduated from Bennett High School and went on to work at Ryerson Steel in Buffalo. More...

Harriet E. Geiger, co-founder of Four Seasons Restaurants

Harriet E. Geiger (nee Austin), 98, of Amherst, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.  Mrs. Geiger was born in Buffalo on Jan. 13, 1918, and was a graduate of Bennett High School. More...

Lifestyles

Yoga scheduled at Senior Center

A beginner-level yoga class is being offered at 9 a.m. Fridays at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. The class costs $5 per session. For more information, call 633-5138.   More...

Musical talents lead to fitting, but unexpected career path for Lorentz

“Everybody has a hot button. It could be cars, hunting or anything else. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Events

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More...


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