Weekly Feature



June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bubble hockey manufacturer looks for more space in Clarence

If the Town Board has any say, Clarence residents will be able to continue to purchase their bubble hockey tables within their own town.  More...

Editorials

Underage drinking can lead to serious issues

It is that time of year when seniors graduate from high school and move on to the next phase of their lives. Commencement ceremonies will be held between Thursday and Sunday this week for each of the town’s five public high schools. More...

Spindle items

BLOOMS- DAY — On June 16, cities across the globe commemorated the events of the James Joyce novel “Ulysses,” set on June 16, 1904, perhaps the most famous single day in literature. More...

Summer yard chores have their ups and downs

I did not get very far when I set out to mow my lawn last week. My faithful push mower fired right up, but it was the rusty deck that failed me.  Last year, I prolonged its life by using Gorilla Tape to patch up the holes in the deck. More...

Education

Clarence Middle students take second at WNY Brain Challenge

Students at Clarence Middle School were this year’s winners of the second annual WNY Brain Challenge, organized by Mission: IGNITE, powered by Computers For Children.  The WNY Brain Challenge is a competition for middle and high school stu More...

Lifestyles

Two great races bring antique autos, history home to Buffalo

On Saturday, the Queen City and the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum will become a nexus of antique automobile racing, bringing two events home to a region that holds a shining distinction in racing history. More...

What's Going On

Pilates classes offered weekly

Pilates classes are offered each Monday at 10 a.m. at the Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. They are also offered at 9 a.m. each Tuesday at Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Williamsville. The cost for each class is $8. More...

Clarence Public Library

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Harry Potter Night   Join the library for an evening of Quidditch, scavenger hunts, potion brewing and more as we pay tribute to the popular fantasy series by J.K. Rowling from 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Asa Ransom concert to be offered

A free concert, presented by the Clarence Hollow Association, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 on the front lawn of the Asa Ransom House, 10529 Main Street, Clarence. The Band Anastazja will perform. More...

Business

CHA readies for Hollowfest, with new additions

The Clarence Hollow Association’s biggest fundraising event is almost here. Since July 4 falls on a Wednesday, we have scheduled Hollowfest from noon to 11 p.m. Friday, June 29; Saturday, June 30; and Sunday, July 1. More...

TCB combines traditional and gourmet tacos with full bar service

Tacos, Community & Beer, otherwise known as TCB, opened on Jan. 30 at 6449 Transit Road, East Amherst. More...

Events

EC Fair names preferred vendor for competition More...

Clarence swim alumni seek to name CHS pool after grad killed in Afghanistan

When Maj. Andrew Byers was killed in action in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Nov. 3, 2016, tributes poured in from a Clarence community ready to honor one of Clarence High School’s most prestigious graduates.  More...

Legislature opposes unfunded mandates

The Erie County Legislature recently voted unanimously in favor of two resolutions in opposition to unfunded mandates New York State places on Erie County.  More...

Local News

Kearns pledges to raise money for veterans’ posts

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns will collaborate with local veterans and businesses on a new initiative to benefit Erie County veterans’ posts.  More...

Joint Town Board/Planning Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, June 20

Agenda items   More...

News Brief

With fewer than two weeks remaining the 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities of Buffalo is $345,416 short of its $11 million goal. More...

Police Blotter

Newspaper delivery draws police call

Saturday, June 9   A resident of Main Street called with questions about what to do with his estranged wife’s property. The deputy advised him of his options on dealing with the issue.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I’m calling about the school signs that are in front of the middle and high school, both advertising for bus drivers. They are temporary signs. The town has ordinances that all citizens must obey. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BROOKS, Dennis G., of Clarence, died Saturday, June 9, 2018. Mr. Brooks is survived by four children, Kelli Bogacz, Chad and Michael Brooks, and Jamie Brooks White, and eight grandchildren. More...

Sports

First Teamers all made deep playoff runs

2018 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

As is usually the case, the players earning First Team status for the 2018 installment of the All-Bee Boys Lacrosse all-star team have something in common: a championship pedigree.  More...

Legends’ Beetow garners Player of the Year honors

Anyone who saw Brett Beetow play for Lancaster’s boys lacrosse team this spring got to watch an athlete who opposing coaches noted to Legends’ coach Dave Mazur was “one of the most college-ready players in the area this year.” More...

Legends’ Dave Mazur adds to legacy with third straight Coach of the Year pick

It’s safe to say Lancaster boys coach Dave Mazur is approaching legendary status in Western New York’s high school lacrosse circles.  More...

Entertainment

Art

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Walking Tours

thurs. 21   Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel hike. Call 548-1401. More...

Festivals

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Clarence Special Events 2018
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