Weekly Feature



October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

STUFFED UP

STUFFED UP — Kathy Kennedy and her great niece Molly, 7, put the finishing touches on their scarecrow during the 10th annual Clarence Hollow Scarecow Festival held on Sept. More...

Editorials

The ‘buzz’ about the honeybees

They are among nature’s most misunderstood animals – honeybees. These flying insects get a bad rap in part because of their cousins, the wasps and yellow jackets.  More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — Throughout October, 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...

Again and again, gun violence tears us apart

After watching the interview with Rep. Steve Scalise last night on “60 Minutes,” I had planned for this column to be primarily about his brush with death via a Virginia sniper. Then Las Vegas happened. More...

Education

Canisius to offer symposium

The Canisius College Center for Urban Education will host a symposium entitled “A New Racial Literacy for Educational Equity” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Montante Cultural Center. More...

UB receives highest ratings ever among best public universities

The University at Buffalo achieved an all-time high ranking among the nation’s best public and national universities, according to U.S. News and World Report. More...

Daemen to host agricultural practices conference

Food safety and advancing sustainability in farming will be explored at the 14th annual “World On Your Plate” conference being hosted on Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7, at Daemen College.  More...

Sports

Field hockey team rebounds from rare loss

West Seneca West proved to be just what the doctor ordered for Clarence’s field hockey team Friday, as the Lady Red Devils were able to use their 4-0 victory to put a tough loss to Williamsville North two days earlier behind them. More...

Cummings named MVP at girls volleyball tourney

¦ Squad also douses Lady Flames in battle of top two large schools

Jaide Cummings was named Tournament MVP, and teammates Leah Victor and Lindsey Leipold were named to the All-Tournament Team as they all helped Clarence’s girls volleyball team — in their own way — to earn the championship in their More...

Lady Red Devil harriers win McQuaid’s sophomore race

Eleven members of Clarence’s girls cross-country team represented the Lady Red Devils in the Sophomore Girls race at Saturday’s 53rd annual McQuaid Invitational in Rochester, and thanks to the strong efforts of the top five of those 11 ru More...

Flight 3407 civic memorial to be unveiled at library

After a memorial to the February 2009 crash of Flight 3407 was established on Long Street in Clarence Center it became a hub of emotional catharsis for families and friends of the victims.  More...

Town Board neuters dog kennel proposal

Every dog may have its day, though none will have it at 5540 Salt Road.  At the Town Board’s Sept. More...

Chamber of Commerce seeks new president following Reicis departure

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will look to redefine itself following the abrupt departure of its president, Jan Reicis. More...

Local News

Scarecrow Festival highlights end of market season

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will close out its 15th season as it celebrates a “spooktacular” autumn.  The annual Hollow Scarecrow Festival has set the tone, as Main Street in the Hollow has been transformed into a gallery of i More...

Collins announces $1.5 million in federal funding for FASNY

Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27) recently announced $1.5 million in federal funding for the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York. More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4

Agenda items   1. Natale Builders/Creekwood Meadows requests development plan approval for a 30-lot open space design subdivision located on the north side of Roll Road, west of Newhouse Road.  More...

Obituaries

Roy R. Neureuter, member of several financial investment groups

Roy R. Neureuter, 84, of Williamsville, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. Neureuter graduated from Nichols School of Buffalo and Lehigh University with a degree in business. Afterward, he served two years in the U.S. Army.  More...

Kenneth R. Seitz Sr., Christmas tree and yard service owner

Kenneth R. Seitz Sr., 67, of Clarence Center and formerly of Amherst, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.   Mr. Seitz was a lifelong resident of Western New York. He was the founder and owner of the Ken Seitz Yard Service and Seitz Christmas Trees. More...

Death Notice

McMILLAN, Mary K. (nee McLean), of Clarence, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. Mrs. McMillan is survived by her husband, Adam; two children, Joanne Homa and Alana Ventura; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

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...

Chews to help

Donate your appetite on Oct. 10 to fight HIV/AIDS

Restaurant-goers across Western New York will help those affected by HIV and AIDS on Tuesday, Oct. 10, as part of the annual fundraiser Dining Out for Life. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calender of Activities

Yoga Preschool Classes   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

Epic Centers owner expands field, adds baseball/softball program

Hoping to better serve the baseball and softball athletes who patronize the Epic Sports & Fun Centers at 2793 Wehrle Drive, owner Mike Weis has expanded the field they use and added an in-house training program led by a local athlete.  More...

Food Bank of WNY Board names Tara A. Ellis as new president and CEO

Michael J. Prendergast, chairperson of the Food Bank of WNY’s Board of Directors, announced recently that the board has selected Tara A. Ellis as the organization’s new president and CEO. More...

Events

BBB’s Secure Your ID Day is Saturday, Oct 7   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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