Weekly Feature



July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Pool must be a place of safety, common sense

With summer in full swing, children and adults will inevitably look to cool off during these especially hot days. More...

Spindle items

LIONS CLUB — The Clarence Lions Club currently finds itself in a rebuilding mode, and the new theme is “Clarence Lions: Not your father’s Lions Club.”  More...

‘Chicago Dog Sauce’ won’t fool hometown crowd

Chicago isn’t all that far from Buffalo, but culinary tastes rooted in both cities are both legendary and comical.  We found out a couple of years ago that hot dog lovers in Chicago are offended by the very thought of someone using ketchup More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

To the man in the truck on Goodrich Road Monday morning right in front of the Sheriff’s Department who yelled obscenities at me for not stopping for bicyclists, you better get your facts straight. More...

Sports

Conover tabbed Bee’s Male Athlete of the Year

To say that Clarence junior-to-be Grey Conover recorded some impressive performances as a sophomore is a bit of an understatement. More...

Annual 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...

TOURNEY CHAMPS

TOURNEY CHAMPS — The Clarence Inferno GU12R soccer team went undefeated in winning its third tournament of the season, the recently-held Clarence Classic, thanks to a 14-4 differential in total More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

fri. 28   Old First Ward — Enjoy a walking tour of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buffalo, 6 p.m. Friday, July 28. Meet at Mutual Riverfront Park, 41 Hamburg St., Buffalo; $. 245-3032, www.explorebuffalo.org  More...

Festivals

thurs. 27-sat. 29 CMC JazzFest — The Colored Musicians Club will celebrate its 100th year of jazz at 145 Broadway, Buffalo, and this free, outdoor festival will host more than 150 performers on seven stages. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 27   Kids DJ Dance Party — 6 p.m. Thursday, July 27, as part of Music On Main, at Ed Young’s Hardware, 5641 Main St., Williamsville. shop.edyoungs.com/departments  More...

Former Clarence standouts continue on path of athletic success

The friendship of Micah Kurtz and Bryan Meagher, started in Little League baseball in Clarence when their dads coached them. More...

Danish exchange student returns to Clarence after 20 years

Two decades ago, a young Maria Hansen Moller submitted her application as a Rotary Club exchange student from Denmark. More...

Local News

News Brief

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard recently announced that the next free car seat check will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at Akron Falls Park in the Village of Akron. More...

Lorigo sponsors dental safety law

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announced his sponsorship of a newly proposed, local, dental-care safety law at Evolution Dental in Cheektowaga on last week. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, July 26

Agenda items   1. Public hearing to consider a special exemption use permit for a drive-thru facility at 5205 Transit Road.  2. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Red, White & Brews’ a success

The Clarence Citizens for Veterans would like to send a special thank you to Supervisor Patrick Casilio, the Town Board, the Town Clerk’s Office, the Clarence Highway Department and especially the town Parks Department for helping to make our & More...

Police Blotter

Teenagers get into fight at playground

Saturday, July 15   Deputies responded to Main Street in Clarence for a report of three drunken individuals fighting. The subjects were separated by patrol. No one was injured. More...

Obituaries

Roland L. Winters, self-employed contractor

Roland L. “Tex” Winters, 89, of Clarence, died Monday, July 10, 2017. Mr. Winters was born on Nov. 21, 1927, in Cheektowaga. He served in the U.S. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Joseph makes for good summer companion

I have spent the first part of my summer with a man who has been dead for a few thousand years. More...

Stop and snare

Top drum corps to perform at 20th annual Drums Along the Waterfront

Imagine a marching band combined with synchronized dance movements and the artistry of a Broadway production. That’s what an audience can expect from a drum corps performance. More...

What's Going On

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Clarence KidBiz Market   More...

Vacation Bible School set at Clarence Center UMC

Clarence Center United Methodist Church, 9750 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center, will hold a Vacation Bible School program titled “Galactic Starveyors” from 9:30 a.m. until noon from Monday, July 24, through Friday, July 28. More...

Rummage sale slated for Main Street

A rummage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, through Saturday, July 27-29, at 8465 Main St. in Clarence. The sale will include antique furniture, clothing and other items.  Emmanuel Baptist plans Bible program   More...

Business

Tornadoes strike quickly. Be prepared, says AAA

Tornadoes are among the most devastating of all natural disasters, appearing suddenly and creating destruction in a matter of minutes. More...

Food Bank of WNY seeks help to ‘Walk Off Hunger’

The Food Bank of WNY is seeking participants for its 10th Annual Walk Off Hunger, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, at Island Park in Williamsville. More...

Price Rite introduces organic product line

Price Rite Supermarkets is making it easy for customers to find affordable, organic and nutritious products.  More...


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