Weekly Feature



June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Help is needed for seniors in New York

June 15 marks National Elder Abuse Awareness Day. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are around 383,000 people age 60 and older living in Erie County. More...

Spindle items

OLD SCROLLS — This past weekend, a friend and I were on our way to Watkins Glen State Park to take in the lush greenery and the surging waterfalls, devoid of phone calls, texts and printers with intelligible error messages.  More...

Grad school program aims to boost media credibility

At a time when we find it increasingly difficult to know the truth and avoid the childish “he said-she said” level of conversation, there may be a new path to avoiding the dissemination of rumors and falsehoods. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I hope Clarence High School will hold students accountable for their actions and follow through with just punishment for the damages and derogatory comments that were displayed on Senior Prank Day. More...

Sports

Section champ Orchard Park dominates First Team

All-Bee Boys Lacrosse Orchard Park once again cemented its status as one of the top boys lacrosse teams in Western New York when it beat Lancaster 15-13 to win its sixth consecutive Section VI Class A championship. More...

Prelewicz places sixth in girls pole vault

Track and field   Two Clarence seniors closed out their high school track and field careers Friday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships at Union-Endicott High School in Binghamton.  Mallory Prelewicz p More...

Lancaster goalie Ben Mazur named Boys Player of the Year

Playing as a lacrosse goalie can be tough, but Lancaster junior goalie Ben Mazur makes it look easy.  That is because Mazur spends countless hours honing his skills, whether it’s watching film, training in the weight room or meeting up wit More...

What's Going On

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...

Hollow Association will host concert

The Clarence Hollow Association will present its first free concert of the season at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 22 when Higher Mountain Bluegrass takes the stage on the front lawn of the Asa Ransom House, 10529 Main Street, Clarence. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday,Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday Story Programs More...

Business

Academy of Business & Finance Class of 2017 graduates with national certificates

The Academy of Business & Finance program at Clarence High School held a ceremony on May 30 to recognize 45 students from the Academy Class of 2017. More...

Sweet Charlottes to host preschool open house and networking event

A “Spring into Summer” evening highlighted by a unique networking event, a preschool open house and a basket raffle, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Sweet Charlottes, 10255 Main Street, Clarence. More...

Events

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE offers all-day workshop More...

Spot Coffee gets drive-thru recommendation

The Spot Coffee at 5205 Transit Road is just a step away from handing out cups of coffee to its patrons through a drive-thru window. More...

Local News

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, June 14

Agenda items   1. To consider the request for a special exception use permit for multiple-family housing at 6855 Transit Road.  2. To consider renewal of existing temporary conditional permits:  More...

Poloncarz applauds passage of ‘Ruthie’s Law’

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz recently issued a statement on the unanimous passage of “Ruthie’s Law” by the Erie County Legislature.  More...

‘Red White & Brews’ fundraiser to support homeless, wounded veterans

With a new name and venue, the Clarence Citizens for Veterans’ largest annual fundraiser will raise money to benefit homeless and wounded veterans in Western New York.  The “Open Your Heart” fundraiser, now known as “Red, More...

Letters to the Editor

Center members deserve to vote

On Thursday, June 22, the 32nd annual membership meeting of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. will be held at 1:15 p.m. by the board of directors at the Senior Center to give the 2016 annual report. More...

Police Blotter

Man wants to shoot drone outside window

Saturday, June 3   A resident of Rapids Road reported that someone keeps ringing his doorbell.  A resident of Roseville Drive requested that police check on a deer that was sitting under a tree in his yard. The deer got up and ran away. More...

Education

Clarence grad receives Fulbright Summer Program opportunity

Former Clarence High School graduate and current Allegheny College student Allyson Wood was recently honored with a spot on a Fulbright Summer Institute scholarship program at the University of Sussex in England.  More...

TRUTH TELLER

TRUTH TELLER — Bryan Renzoni, a freshman at Clarence High School, won the 2017 Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo’s annual Arts and Writing Contest. More...

Clarence Senior Prom Friday, June 9,2017

at the Tonawanda Castle

at the Tonawanda Castle More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Barnabas provided model to follow

For the Episcopal Church, the Roman Catholic Church and a few others, June 11 marked the Feast Day of St. Barnabas. Since it was also Trinity Sunday, St. Barnabas is being honored on some other day this week. More...

Couple celebrate 70th anniversary at family cottage

Arlene and Donald Nuwer of Williamsville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at their family cottage in Silver Bay, Ontario.  Donald Nuwer married the former Arlene Ebert on June 11, 1947, at Blessed Trinity Church in Buffalo.  Donal More...


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