Weekly Feature



June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Stay fit this summer by attending a free class

If you are looking to lose weight or just remain active, summer can be a good time to get a head start. While there are plenty of activities to surf through around the area, some are even free of charge. More...

Spindle items

WOODWORKING CLASS — The Buffalo Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Store will offer free, hands-on, “Make & Take” bow tie project classes throughout the day on Saturday, June 10. More...

Without news, we would have no freedom

The title of “journalist” has numerous definitions. More...

Obituaries

Roberta J. Castlevetere, owner of Castle Capital Inc.

Roberta Jean Castlevetere (nee Woods), 89, of Clarence and formerly of Lancaster, died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  More...

Jeanne B. Scherf, eucharistic minister

Jeanne B. Scherf (nee Burke), 87, of Clarence, died on Sunday, May 28, 2017.  Mrs. Scherf was born in Buffalo and was the daughter of Thomas and Mildred Burke. More...

Death Notices

GRACZ, Judy L. (nee Straub), of Clarence, died Saturday, May 27, 2017. Mrs. Gracz is survived by her husband, James; one child, Kimberly Hunt; and six grandchildren. A memorial service was held on May 31 at the Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home Inc.  More...

Lifestyles

It all began in Lancaster for pro pole vaulter

Mary Saxer almost never tried pole vaulting. The former high school and NCAA All-American and current pro didn’t even pick up the sport until her junior season at Lancaster High School. More...

Spring ceremony joins couple in Lancaster church

Amanda Annarino married Jordan Malecki during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Lancaster.  The groom is the son of Diane and Thomas Malecki of Alden.  The Rev. More...

Niagara Falls trip, dinner celebrate 60th anniversary

Gloria and Donald Spagnola of Lockport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a Maid of the Mist tour in Niagara Falls followed by a dinner celebration at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. More...

Business

Summer packed with events for Chamber

In May, the Chamber’s Women in Business Conference was a huge success, with a record number of attendees and vendors. The success was due to a number of factors. We had very worthy recipients in Dr. More...

CSEF announces 4th Annual Peach Cup Golf Outing

The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation recently announced it will hold its fourth annual Peach Cup Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 19 at Ivy Ridge in Akron. More...

Events

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE offers free workshop More...

Major Andrew Byers honored with Military Wall induction

On Monday morning, the foyer of Clarence High School was filled with sounds that tranquilly contrasted those normally emanating from the bustling student population heading to early classes. More...

Local News

Republican Committee endorses Dussing, DiCostanzo, Shear

The Clarence Republican Committee recently endorsed Clarence Highway Superintendent Jamie Dussing, as well as Councilmen Peter DiCostanzo and Paul Shear, for re-election in 2017.  More...

Poloncarz issues executive order affirming county role in Paris Agreement

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz recently issued his 17th Executive Order in the wake of the White House’s announcement that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.  More...

Conductor Sue Fay Allen ends long Bel Canto run

After 23 years of conducting the ABC Bel Canto choirs, Sue Fay Allen decided to retire.  Well, sort of.  Allen founded the choirs in 1994 after she created the Community Spotlight program for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, which was st More...

Letters to the Editor

Memorial Day Parade a success

American Legion Post 838 would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported our town’s 97th Memorial Day Parade. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I agree with the comments about Hollowfest and A Day in the Park. I will miss the Day in the Park; it was an outstanding event. I appreciate all the people who ran it for 26 years. Thank you, Day in the Park; I am going to miss you. More...

Sports

Clarence trio helps section place third

State girls golf championships

Clarence’s girls golfing trio of Alexis Kim, Elena Lopez and Brenna Callahan officially put the finishing touches on their 2016-17 season — and for Kim, on a standout five-year career — over the weekend by traveling to Long Island t More...

Patterson wins third consecutive 3,000 title

Section VI track championships

Katrina Patterson came up with yet another strong effort in one of the final meets of her high school track and field career this past weekend in Jamestown, winning her third consecutive Section VI 3,000-meter race title and securing her spot at this More...

BROCKPORT BOUND

BROCKPORT BOUND — Clarence’s Joe Chiarmonte, front row middle, recently signed his national letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic careers at Brockport State College, star More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Hope Chest Dragon Boat Susan Gately will present a program on the Hope Chest Dragon Boat at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8. More...

Pilates classes to be offered at center

Pilates classes, taught by certified trainer Carla Baran, are being held at 10 a.m. Mondays and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at The Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St. Classes will also be offered at 9 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 8 Victor Dean — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com More...

Concerts

thurs. 8  Alternative rock group, Blue October, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls; $. 205-8925, www.rapidstheatre.com  sat. 10   More...

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 8   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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