Weekly Feature



September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Board of Education reports lower tax rate for 2017-18

The Clarence Board of Education delivered some very favorable news to town taxpayers during its Aug. More...

Editorials

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — Throughout September, a number of community events within the town will provide enjoyment for the entire family. See below for a sampling of what’s in store for this month:  More...

Gillibrand finds lots of love at Buffalo State ‘town hall’

Although billed as a “town hall” meeting, Thursday’s event at Buffalo State College must have made U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand feel right at home. More...

County must prioritize road upgrades and fixes

Roads. The vast majority of us use them every single day. The question is, are you satisfied with the condition of these roads? Unfortunately, the answer we hear in my legislative office is a resounding “no.”  More...

Police Blotter

Loud TV prompts noise complaint

Saturday, Aug. 26   Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Transit Road. Three people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  Patrol responded to an address on Newhouse Road for a loud party. More...

Sports

Meshing of vets, newcomers could be key to girls swimming success

Last year, for the first time in seven seasons, Clarence’s girls swimming team didn’t come away from the annual ECIC Large Schools Championships as its champion.  If the 2017 crop of returning stalwarts and up-and-coming talent is ab More...

Girls tennis team opens season with three wins

Clarence’s girls tennis team has yet to drop a single point in three matches this season, giving credence to coach Michael DelSignore’s belief that 2017 “could be a breakout season for us.” More...

New co-coaches eager to begin field hockey season

Clarence’s field hockey team is embarking on a new era in 2017, but the Lady Red Devils will be doing so with some familiar faces guiding the way.  More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Makerspace open house slated   A Makerspace open house will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11. Children will get a firsthand look into the fields of coding, animation, circuitry, robotics and augmented reality. More...

Memorial blood drive set for Englert family

The 4th annual memorial blood drive in honor of Paul Englert, Jr., a Clarence teenager who died in 2013 following a pulmonary embolism, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Business

Andrews Jewelers prepares for company’s next stage

Business to open new Transit Road location

As the owner of Andrews Jewelers for the past 23 years, Andy Moquin earlier this year decided it was time for his business to move into a new phase.  Moquin said that in reviewing online commerce’s effect on how brick-and-mortar retailers More...

Summer months were a success for chamber

The Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night highlighted a very busy summer for the Chamber of Commerce. Although the weather forecast wasn’t very promising, we made it through the event dry despite all of the rain in nearby areas.  More...

Events

TCIE to offer new safety course this fall More...

Town Board, BOE plan for collaborative efforts to prevent youth drug use

Population growth, the continuing need for commercial revenue, a collaborative plan to discourage town youth from drugs and the feasibility of a community center were the main topics discussed at the Town Board and Board of Education’s annual m More...

Family pays it forward to Women and Children’s Hospital through raffle

The Marchetta family’s affinity and appreciation for Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is due to much more than the quality care it has received through the years. More...

BON VOYAGE

BON VOYAGE — Steve Thomas, his wife, Jennifer, son, Drew and dog, Sam, see off daughter, Lilly Muntz as she boards the bus to her first day of first grade at Ledgeview Elementary School on Tues More...

Local News

Farm and Tractor Day set for Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

Farm and Tractor Day will once again be presented by the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. More...

Special license plates in the works for Kiwanis International members

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation making it possible for members of Kiwanis International to request special New York State license plates, according to a press release from the office of Sen. Patrick Gallivan.  More...

Library employee lives life filled with music

Almost two years ago, I was at the Williamsville Library looking through some blues CDs when out of the corner of my eye. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pickleball courts now available

I fell in love with the game of pickleball about six years ago while in Sarasota, Florida. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Mr. Casilio, you have to do something about Spectrum. Since they have come into our area, we keep getting calls that are telemarketers. More...

Lifestyles

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

... opens MusicalFare’s 28th season

The 28th season of MusicalFare Theatre begins Wednesday, Sept. 6, with the story of a boy who would not grow up. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

St. Paul’s Episcopal turns 75 today

I usually use the privilege of writing columns to speak to topics of general interests to Christians and hopefully to people of faith more generally. This week, however, I am going to brag just a little bit about my own congregation, St. More...

Family dinner to mark 60th anniversary

Delores and John Ryndak of Buffalo will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at The Polish Villa and a tour of Hawaii.  John Ryndak married the former Delores Przewozny on Sept. 7, 1957, at St. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 8  Picnic for Roswell Park — With music by Getting Better, along with wine tasting, face painting and home tours, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at 5543 Cooper Ridge, Hamburg; $5 (per family, goes to Team Roswell). More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 7   More...

Theatre

thurs. 7   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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