Weekly Feature



April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New storage unit the incentive for library’s spring sale

The Clarence Public Library’s annual spring book sale has been and continues to be the most prominent source of fundraising revenue for the library’s extensive amount of programming offered throughout the year.  More...

Editorials

With free tuition comes expected responsibility

Gov. More...

Spindle items

ROAD CLOSURE — The Town of Clarence Highway Department recently announced that the Martin Road bridge, between Goodrich and Heise roads, will be closed immediately and indefinitely. More...

‘Buy American’ program needs Albany’s support

Every once in a while, I receive a press packet or news release that makes so much sense, it’s a wonder that it’s even up for debate. This is one of those instances. More...

Obituaries

Rose M. Burns, secretary, Senior Center volunteer

Rose M. Burns, 95, of Clarence, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  Mrs. Burns was born in Buffalo and graduated from South Park High School where she played tennis, basketball, baseball and volleyball and lettered in all of those sports. More...

Catherine C. Badding, Clarence native

Catherine Clara Badding (nee Moulin), 88, of Clarence, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017.  Mrs. Badding was born in Clarence on June 20, 1928. She attended Neumann High School as part of the class of 1946. More...

Death Notice

FAIRLIE, David W., of Clarence, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

St. Mary’s to offer program on Mass

St. Mary’s Church, 6919 Transit Road, East Amherst, will present “Reconnecting with Your Catholic Faith” at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 20 and 27. More...

WNY Girls In Sports

Paralympic gold medalist shares her story at

It is estimated that the average child should get somewhere around 60 minutes of aerobic exercise per day. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY .

thurs. 20 Thursday Night Jam Session — With jazz educator Ben Boyar, 7 p.m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com More...

Performance

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Business

Hollow Association prepares for summer events

Last month, I invited anyone who had an idea on how to improve the Hollow to contact me, or any other board member. I have not heard from anyone. People are quick to complain, but we can’t help address the complaint without communication. More...

Grant program to benefit county farms

Gov. Andrew M. More...

Gas prices see yet another jump, says AAA

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.41 per gallon, up two cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.11. The New York state average is up four cents from last week at $2.52 per gallon. More...

Board of Education adopts $80.2 million budget

The Clarence Board of Education voted on Monday to approve adoption of a previously reported $80.2 million budget for the 2017-18 school year.  A 1.7 percent rise in the tax levy will garner roughly $800,000, which will result in an estimated ta More...

CMS student getting noticed through music video

Trying to prove that she’s worthy of the limelight, Clarence Middle School student Alexa Friedman, 14, has been chasing paid work in movies, music and TV since third grade, splitting her time between Western New York and Burbank, California.&nb More...

Local News

Erie County Auto Bureau encourages life-saving donations

The Erie County Clerk’s Office is again teaming up with Unyts and the New York Alliance for Donation during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York state Donate Life Registry. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, April 19

Supervisor’s report   1. Appointments to position of clerk part-time.  2. Appoint laborers Part-time/seasonal for the highway department.  More...

News Brief

U.S. Air Force Airman Justin E. More...

Letters to the Editor

Guidelines set for brush pickup

The Clarence Highway Department will be working hard this summer to ensure that we have safe town roads and bridges, and will be trying to keep our streets and neighborhoods clean and looking good. More...

Police Blotter

Woman arrested, jailed after missing 2014 court appearance

Saturday, April 8 •   An injury accident occurred on Wehrle Drive where two vehicles crashed head-on. Four people were transported to the hospital. Most of the injuries were minor in nature.  Sunday, April 9 •   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

The intersection of Strickler and Greiner is a law enforcement officer’s dream for the number of times the law is broken there. The four-way stop was installed last May, but a number of drivers either totally ignore it or roll through it. More...

Education

Daemen College to host discussion series

Daemen College will host a reading and discussion series on civic engagement that will be based on the writings of some of the most renowned authors in philosophy, literature and religion.  More...

Sports

Boys seeking turnaround, girls improvement on strong ’16

Track and Field

Clarence’s track teams had opposite efforts last spring, with the boys’ squad recording a sub-par effort and the girls excelling in a year where it finished second in the ECIC I standings before sending a handful of representatives to the More...

Boys tennis team takes first step in improving on tough ‘16 outing

The bad news about the season Clarence’s boys tennis team endured last spring is that it didn’t live up to the Red Devils’ perennially lofty standards on multiple fronts. More...

SHOOTING STAR

SHOOTING STAR — Clarence junior Matthew Kirk, left, shot 591.3 out of 600 in the standing 60-shot match to place seventh out of 32 contestants at his first USA Shooting match, held Saturday at 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 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  Story Programs with Miss Amy   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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