Weekly Feature



August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

As school year starts, youth safety should be priority

As kids pack their lunches and ready their backpacks, the streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children. More...

Spindle items

TOTALLY ECLIPSED — Often, the hype doesn’t do an event justice. That’s not so in witnessing a total solar eclipse.  I watched last week’s eclipse from  More...

The first 40 years have been the best

Forty years is a long time. If you include weekends, it comes out to about 14,600 days.  Forty years ago this week, I began my career as a journalist. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

McQUILLIN, Genevieve (nee Kaiser), of Clarence, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Mrs. McQuillin was preceded in death by her husband, William, and two siblings, Carl and Charles Kaiser. A funeral service was held on Aug. 27 at Forest Lawn Cemetery. More...

Lifestyles

Holiday Open...

Showcasing work from more than 100 local artisans

Western New Yorkers will have the opportunity to purchase artwork from local artists in the first weekend of December in preparation for the holiday season. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Preschool JumpBunch   The JumpBunch program introduces sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting; builds coordination and interest in sports; teaches through praise and encouragement; offers a safe, noncompetitive environment; and p More...

Pilates classes offered at wellness 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...

Pickleball lessons to be held at Town Park

Pickleball lessons will be offered on Wednesdays, Sept. 6, 13 and 20 at Clarence Town Park. Beginner lessons will run from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by intermediate lessons from 10 to 11 a.m. Participants must wear sneakers. More...

Business

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union intern turns into employee

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union recently announced that it hosted Clarence High School Academy of Business & Finance student intern, Teia De- Pasquale, for a summer internship which turned into employment with the company.&n More...

Junior Achievement of WNY announces board officers for 2017-18

Junior Achievement of Western New York recently announced the appointment of the following local executives as officers to its Board of Directors. More...

Daemen honored for recycling initiative

Daemen College has been honored with a Certificate of Donation in recognition of the institution’s contributions to a recycling fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times.  More...

Clarence Center Labor Day Fair adds new night, now opening on Friday

The Clarence Center Fire Company’s annual Labor Day Fair is more than a tradition of the larger Clarence community. More...

Local News

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church celebrates 75th anniversary

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is kicking off a celebration of our 75th anniversary year with a community carnival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10.  More...

KNOCK, KNOCK

KNOCK, KNOCK — Firefighters from Clarence Fire District No. 1 and Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Dept. train at the abandoned motel at 9560 Main Street on Aug. 9. More...

News Brief

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance office in Buffalo is seeking customer service representatives to assist with response to Hurricane Harvey. More...

Letters to the Editor

Health fair’s success benefits community

Earlier this month, I sponsored Erie County’s largest family health fair for a sixth time, and it was our most successful event ever.  More than 1,000 residents attended the three-hour fair to learn more about their health and partake in 1 More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Congratulations, Clarence, on your school calendar. It is beautiful this year. All the artwork and poems really make a difference. I was very happy to receive my calendar in the mail; after looking through it, I found it so refreshing. More...

Sports

Spread offense among football team’s changes

Start spreading the news: Clarence’s football team is breaking from tradition under first-year head coach Paul Burgio and moving away from its prior identity as a double wing power team. More...

Veterans, newcomers aim to keep girls golf record perfect

Clarence’s girls golf team has yet to be defeated since forming in 2010, and if the Lady Red Devils have their way, that fact won’t change in 2017. More...

Boys volleyball reaches Gold quarterfinals in own invite tournament

Clarence’s boys volleyball team was able to learn some things about its strengths and weaknesses Saturday after reaching the playoffs’ Gold Flight in the Red Devils’ annual Clarence Invitational Tournament.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 31   Erickson Acoustic — 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. 31   Dave Koz and Larry Graham, in a side-by-side performance, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413 or rivieratheatre.org  More...

Performance

thurs. 31   IPA Welcome to Buffalo Polka Bash — The Polish Villa welcomes the International Polka Association (IPA), with music by The New Direction Band, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at 2954 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free admission. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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