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December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

For the new year, try a new resolution: volunteer

A new year is nearly upon us, and we’re sure that many of you have made resolutions to either put an end to a lingering bad habit or lose weight, which may be two of the most common types of resolutions.  We know that sometimes it’s More...

Spindle items

HEAP OUTREACH — The Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus recently announced that Home Energy Assistance Program outreaches will be held throughout the county to assist residents in need this winter. More...

New friends every week when you write a newspaper column

I have been writing this column for nearly six years, but it amazes me how it is perceived by some readers. As a column, it is solely my opinion. It is not a news story or an “editorial,” defined as the opinion of newspaper management. More...

Education

Charitable acts a theme for Clarence School District

The holiday season provides a perfect time to pause and count our blessings. It is also a time to let our community know about the seasonal charitable pursuits of the students and staff in the district. More...

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

Clarence Middle School has named the following students to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Six   More...

Lifestyles

Braille Group to offer classes starting Jan.

The Braille Group of Buffalo is seeking volunteers to learn to transcribe print into Braille for blind children and adults. Volunteers will be trained, and classes start Jan. 4 and run through June. More...

Arts Services Initiative awards grants to 25 arts, cultural organizations

Leaders from the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York believe regional artists and arts and cultural organizations are vital to Western New York’s community and economic development.  More...

Clarence grad completes internship at Cleveland Clinic

What started as a keen interest in her high school science classes may well lead to a lucrative career in medicine for a 2014 graduate of Clarence High School.  Alexis Miller, now pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at John Carroll University, More...

Local fire chief concerned with lack of ECWA communication

When the Erie County Water Authority was addressing a series of water main breaks that occurred on East Overlook Drive on Dec. 15, crews worked around the clock to make the appropriate repairs. More...

Local News

St. Joseph’s University to offer monthly respite program

St. Joseph’s University Parish, 3269 Main St., Buffalo, has partnered with the WNY Alzheimer’s Caregiver Partnership to offer a free, monthly respite program for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia beginning Wednesday, Jan. More...

New Era Field gears up for World Juniors Championship game

During the last two weeks, New Era Field has begun its steady transformation from a football field to an ice rink for the highly anticipated International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-20 Championship matchup between the U.S. More...

Mount St. Mary donates food items

Mount St. Mary Academy celebrated the Advent season by sharing with those in need. Led by the student volunteer organization, Z-Club, students collected more than 10,000 food items, which were donated to local shelters.  More...

Police Blotter

Ladder on car causes alarm

Saturday, Dec. 16   Patrol responded to Stickler Road to two calls of a suspicious man walking down the side of the road. No laws were being violated.  Sunday, Dec. 17   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I want to thank the very generous woman who bought my groceries at the Transit Road Wegmans as a Christmas gift to me; she didn’t have to do it. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

Thursday, December 28 Boys hoops – Clarence Holiday Tournament (vs. Lafayette), 6 p.m. Girls hoops – at Sacred Heart Art Dobson Memorial Tournament (vs. Grand Island), 5 p.m. Boys hockey – Kenmore East (at Northtown Center), 2 p.m. More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Boys basketball: lost to Jamestown 57-49, lost to Clarence 51-50 Girls basketball: lost to Jamestown 51-40, def. Williamsville North 61-28 Boys bowling: def. Sweet Home 6-1 Girls bowling: lost to Sweet Home 4-3 Rifle: def. More...

Championships aplenty highlight 2017

The Year in Sports

There’s no “I” in team, as a number of Clarence’s varsity squads demonstrated while earning regular season, tournament and playoff titles during the past 12 months. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Tabletop Game Space   Meet and connect with others in a safe and social environment to play tabletop games featuring elements of strategy, light role play and cooperative gameplay. The program is designed for ages 13 and up. More...

Business

Housing organization offers college scholarship

Housing Opportunities Made Equal is accepting applications for the Joanne Champion Granger Scholarship, awarded each year to a college-bound high school senior who demonstrates high academic achievement along with a commitment to volunteerism and hum More...

National Fuel urges residential safety for winter months

According to National Fuel officials, it is important for natural gas customers to pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces and vents throughout the winter season.  Snow, ice and extremely cold temperatures can pose a variety of safety and More...

Biz Brief

With 2018 less than a week away, YMCA is kicking off the new year with a chance to save on membership.  All YMCA Buffalo Niagara branches are waiving the join fee for new members who enroll on Jan. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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