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January 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

BPO to perform at acoustic-rich Clarence church

When the Clarence Presbyterian Church broke ground in 2008 for its most recent capital project, the staff and ministry had more in mind than making the building handicap accessible.  While pragmatism was certainly a component of the upgrades, th More...

Editorials

Consider blood donations as new year begins

The new year is finally upon us, and no doubt there are many people who are either brainstorming for a resolution or tweaking their resolution ideas for the upcoming months. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — Throughout January and into February, a number of community events within the town will provide enjoyment for the entire family. See below for a sampling of what’s in store for this month:  More...

Outdoor hockey games are fine, what about the All-Star Game?

Even the most astute hockey fan may not realize that the 2017 All-Star Game will be played in sunny Los Angeles, far from the strongest part of the fan base of the National Hockey League.  Today, these decisions are based on the almighty dollar More...

Education

ECC’s ‘Pathways to Success’ program to begin Feb. 6

Erie Community College’s “Pathways to Success” Pre-Collegiate Studies program will start its next session on Feb. 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...

New leadership strengthens focus on women’s issues, assault victims

It Happened to Alexa Foundation  K ate Fowler describes herself as a “diehard feminist.” She focused her doctorate on women’s issues, so it is no surprise she is excited to take on her new role as the executive director of the 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...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

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  Pre-School JumpBunch   More...

Business

GM makes $295 million investment in Tonawanda Engine Plant

General Motors will invest $334 million in new machinery and equipment at its Tonawanda, Lockport and Rochester plants to produce future engine and component products, according to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.  More...

Gas prices start 2017 on the rise, says AAA

Gas prices are on the rise as we kick off a new year. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.34 per gallon, up five cents from last week and up 35 cents from one year ago. More...

BlueCross BlueShield to launch podcast series

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently launched “Point of Health,” a free audiocast featuring thought leaders in health care and the health insurance industry. More...

Playing for redemption

Clarence songwriter finds path through music

For some, there are certain obstacles that prove too towering to climb.  But 23-year-old Clarence native Mindy Davey has yet to encounter a hurdle too high to overcome, and there have been quite a few.  More...

Musicians unite to represent region in blues competition

After befriending each other last year, two area musicians are poised to represent Western New York at the International Blues Challenge, set for Jan. 31 through Feb. More...

Local News

Rural Outreach Center to launch community challenge

The Rural Outreach Center, which serves the southern communities of Western New York, is raising awareness about the challenges of living in poverty through a new community-wide campaign during the month of January called “ROC Resolutions. More...

Town Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4

1. Installation of newly elected officials: J. Paul Shear as Town Councilman by Town Clerk Nancy Metzger Michael Powers as Town Justice by Town Clerk Nancy Metzger 2. More...

Girl Scouts of WNY celebrates 100th anniversary of the iconic cookie sale

Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced the movement-wide celebration of the 100th season of Girl Scouts selling cookies.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Voter confidence appreciated

I am honored to be re-elected to the New York State Senate. Thank you to the residents of the 61st Senate District for your continued support.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

The amount of cars on Greiner Road with parents picking up children in front of the middle school is ridiculous. The school needs to address this matter. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

Wednesday, January 4 Boys basketball:  at Pioneer, 7 p.m.  More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Boys basketball:  def. Lafayette 70-34, lost to Lockport 76-68 Girls basketball:  def. Nardin 58-23, def. More...

Lady cagers win Sacred Heart tourney

Clarence’s girls basketball checked its first major goal off the list Thursday when it defeated host Sacred Heart, 53-47, in a rematch of last year’s championship matchup in this season’s Art Dobson Tournament.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 6-sun. 8  Massive LAN — Gamers, play nonstop for the entire weekend, opens Friday, Jan. 6, with continuous play through Sunday, Jan. More...

Walking Tours

sat. 7   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 5 More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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