Weekly Feature



April 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Safety a must during prom, graduation season

As we continue into the spring, many teenagers are beginning to drive for the first time. For some teenagers, they may soon be driving to high school events, such as proms and graduations. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — Throughout April, 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...

The agony & the ecstasy: 100 years since Vimy Ridge

Their objective. Their assault. Their final resting place. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I see a couple more politicians have been accused of wrongdoing. If they are found guilty, how soon are they going to be held accountable? They should lose their pensions and be held accountable to the taxpayers of Western New York. More...

Education

Clarence High students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

A total of 172 students representing 29 local high schools were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society this month. More...

Lifestyles

Asset preservation program to be held

“Fourteen Ways to Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. More...

WNY sisters to support women hurt by mental health industry

On Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of this year, 32-year-old Jessica Lake Mason was taken to a psychiatric hospital. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

To hear and to see is evidence of God

There is an amazing variety of reactions by people when you use touch or sound to make your presence known. The reaction often depends on what the other person is doing at the moment. Some may turn and calmly acknowledge you. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

sat. 8   Craft and Vendor Fair — Presented by the Mended Little Hearts of WNY, and featuring more than 50 local crafters and vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Fire Rescue Hall, 1241 Strad Ave., North Tonawanda.  More...

Baseball scout continues career in Taiwan

Former Clarence resident and graduate of Clarence High School, Nathan Miller, has been working overseas as an international baseball scout for the Kansas City Royals for more than seven years. More...

Local News

FASNY video highlighting volunteer firefighter families wins Telly Award

The family members and firefighters featured in “The Cost of Cancer in the Fire Service” campaign by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York poignantly express the health care struggles unique to volunteer firefighters wh More...

University express kicks off spring semester for seniors

Registration is now open for the spring semester of University Express, a series of nearly 150 academic classes, available at no cost to Western New York residents 55 years and older.  More...

Town Board Agenda

9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 5

(NOTE: TIME CHANGE) Supervisor’s report 1. Change Order No. G010 for Clarence Court and Police Project 2. Appointments in the Highway Department More...

Letters to the Editor

Sleepout success due to community

We would like to thank everyone in the Clarence community who helped make our 27th annual sleepout to benefit the poor and homeless a great success. More...

Police Blotter

Balloon sets off alarm at closed bank

Saturday, March 25 •   A resident of Goodrich Road reported a lot of shooting in the area. A man was legally target shooting on his property.  A burglar alarm was reported at the Evans Bank. The bank was closed. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SISTER ALICE WILLIAMS (Sister Virginia), of Clarence, died Monday, March 27, 2017. Sister Virginia is survived by one sibling, Susan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Katherine. More...

Sports

Boys lax team anticipates defensive strength

Second-year boys lacrosse head coach Charles Warkenthien envisions another campaign where Clarence’s best offense will be a good defense, as the Red Devils return a solid group of players in that third of the field. More...

Clarence teams make the grade

Clarence High School had 10 of its 11 varsity programs this winter qualify for the New York State Public High School Association Scholar Athlete Program.  To receive a scholar-athlete team award, 75 percent of a team’s members must have a More...

Girls lacrosse team wins two of first three contests

New faces took to the spotlight for Clarence’s girls lacrosse team with an easiness that belied their inexperience at being go-to performers at the varsity level, as the Lady Red Devils won two of their first three games to start the 2017 campa More...

What's Going On

Log Cabin Quilters to present show

The Clarence Log Cabin Quilters will present its annual quilt show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22. Additional hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director 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

Finding peace through movement at Graceful Warrior Yoga

From a back injury that severely limited her movement to a tumultuous divorce, which forced her to turn inward in order to discover her own resiliency, Nancy Shea now understands the importance of being pliant in more ways than one.  It was yoga More...

National Fuel reminds public to call before digging

Now that spring is here, many homeowners, business owners, schools and communities are planning outdoor landscaping projects.  More...

Events

Development company plans Artists Market More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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