Weekly Feature



July 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Task Force sets field hearing on opioid addiction

Issues related to increased heroin and opioid use are not something to stop talking about. There are many people in the community who may know a friend, neighbor or family member who has or is still battling a drug addiction. More...

Spindle items

PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL — The Clarence Arts & Crafts Society’s second annual Plein Air Art Festival has expanded to a Clarence Summer Art & Plein Air Festival that will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Best way to honor Canada Day? The Poutine Donut

Maybe I was going through withdrawal. I mean, it had been less than three weeks since the Pittsburgh Penguins had won the Stanley Cup and the NHL season ended.  More...

Obituaries

Charles E. Matteson, former Clarence highway superintendent

Charles, E. Matteson, 88, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Clarence, died Monday, June 5, 2017.  Mr. Matteson was born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, in 1928 and moved to Lancaster as a teenager. More...

Death Notice

FAWLS, Ellen P. “Pat”, of Clarence, died Saturday, June 24, 2017. Mrs. Fawls is survived by her husband, Robert; six children, Ellen, Robert, Nancy Becker, Thomas, Christopher and Martin; and 17 grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Artist illustrates talent in upcoming film ‘‘Marshall’’

MJ Myers continues to develop his career as a “fly on the wall” artist. “I like observing how people act around each other in different surro undings,” said Myers. More...

Piontkowski- Dombek

Dawn Szabo of Tonawanda and Michael Piontkowski of North Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ann Piontkowski, to Jeffrey Michael Dombek Jr., son of Mary Jane Dombek of Hamburg and Jeffrey Dombek Sr. of Buffalo.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 6   Knox Farm State Park Evening Hike — This 3-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 6. Meet in the parking lot by the red barns. Rain may cancel the hike. More...

Special Events

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Summer Concert Series begins Sunday

Arie Lipsky has traveled all across the globe as a result of an illustrious career as a conductor and musician. More...

Clarence resident wins research fellowship from National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation selected Clarence resident Helen Siegel of The College of Wooster as a recipient of one of the highly-sought awards from its Graduate Research Fellowship Program.  More...

Local News

Assembly passes bill to protect firefighters against cancer

Assemblyman Mike Norris helped pass legislation that would ensure volunteer firefighters have insurance coverage to treat cancer and related illnesses that could result from their service protecting the community.  Norris is a sponsor of the mea More...

Mychajliw saves taxpayers nearly $3 million with refinancing

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw submitted a resolution to the Legislature for refunding 2005 sewer bonds, which he says will save taxpayers roughly $2.7 million.  More...

News Brief

Helen Gibson, of Clarence, was recently notified by the Board of Trustees of the Mensa Education and Research Foundation that she has been awarded the Diana Mossip Memorial Scholarship for 2017-18. More...

Letters to the Editor

Saving Main Street House could be done

The quaint white house at 10375 Main St., built in 1890 at the west corner of the Town Park campus, may succumb to the wrecking ball soon.  More...

Police Blotter

Lexor Lane resident finds trash in mailbox

Saturday, June 24   Deputies were called to a motel on Main Street for a disturbance. An intoxicated woman was charged with disorderly conduct. She was released on an appearance ticket pending her arraignment in Clarence Court.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I attended the annual presentation of the Clarence Senior Citizens Board of Directors; this was not a meeting to discuss business or to make changes. All of us heard of the good works of the board. More...

Sports

Starr, Andrews share Coach of the Year honors

Kevin Starr and Shani Andrews are at complete opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to the lengths of their respective coaching careers at Clarence, but that made little difference in their ability to get the most out of the athletes under thei More...

Big Red hoops camp planned

The 11th annual Big Red Basketball Camp, one of the only area camps held for players who will be entering kindergarten through seventh grade in the fall, will be run from Aug. More...

Clarence Soccer Club announces tryout dates

The Clarence Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for the 2017-18 season on Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9, at the Clarence Soccer Center, 10000 Clarence Center Road.  The Clarence Soccer Club has 30 or more teams in the club, ranging from More...

What's Going On

Day of Art in the Park date scheduled

The Clarence Arts & Crafts Society will hold “A Day of Art in the Park” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Pre-School JumpBunch   The JumpBunch program introduces sports and fitness to children in a hands-on setting.  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...

Business

Just one month until town gets to taste

What is special about the first Monday of August each year? The Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night, of course. More...

CoreLife Eatery to open location in Clarence, first one in Buffalo area

CoreLife Eatery, an active lifestyle restaurant offering a variety of greens, grains and broth-based dishes, is expanding to Clarence at 5175 Transit Road on Friday, July 14. More...

AAA unveils grocery discounts for members

AAA Western and Central New York recently introduced a program that allows members to save money on brand-name groceries and household items. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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