2014-04-30

Disc golf is in the air




With warm weather finally making its appearance, folks are headed outside to greet the sun and stretch their legs, which brings a desire for fun, free recreational activities. The Erie County parks system offers many opportunities for exploring new fitness options and sports such as soccer, baseball, tennis and golf — but not just the traditional golf. People are also […]

Family Activities



thurs. 1 After-School Escape — Enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, for kids in grades kindergarten through 5, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free – registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html fri. 2 Tween & Teen Dodgeball Night — Kids ages 10-18 are invited to […]

Special Events



thurs. 1 2014 Lizzard Ball: Celebrating the Life of Pete Seeger — Musicians will lead the audience in singing Pete Seeger’s songs, including Nan Hoffman and Joe Turmino, My Rap Name is Alex, the Nickel City String Band, Klissa Cissoko, Dan Borodzik, and Carolyn Zimmerman/The Drum Lady. Chuck Culhane, personal friend of Seeger’s, will also share a story or two […]

What’s Going On



Clarence Center UMC to host barbecue Clarence Center United Methodist Church, 9750 Clarence Center Road, will host a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 3. Dinners are available for dine-in or takeout, and include a half chicken, potato salad, chef salad, a roll with butter, and dessert. Tickets can be reserved by calling 741-2410 and will […]

Library Calendar



Story Programs Toddler Time is a story program for children ages 2 to 3 that takes place at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, May 12 and 19 and June 2. Preschool Story Time is a program for children ages 3 to 5 and takes place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, May 13, 20 and 27. Wee Read Story Time is a program for […]

Life is victorious beyond the Easter season




Figuring God out is tricky. So many perspectives on faith. It’s a constant battle. Why did this happen? How did that happen? We are not the first to ask. We are not the first to look at the events of life and have some see one thing while others see another. Sometimes we see an event and different perspectives emerge, […]

Pancake breakfast scheduled at Harris Hill



The Harris Hill Ladies Auxiliary will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Harris Hill Fire Company, 8630 Main St. Tickets cost $5.50 presale and $6 at the door. For presale tickets or information, call Debbie at 632-8636.

Fusion selected to participate in Ontario Ball Hockey League



The Buffalo Fusion recently learned that it was selected for inclusion in the upcoming Ontario Ball Hockey League. Orchard Park resident Wayne Schwarzott plays for the Fusion’s “Elite” team, while Clarence resident Mike Knavel, Amherst resident Cory Kifner and Cheektowaga resident Jay Rode play for the “Minor” team. Currently ranked third in America, this marks the first time that Fusion […]

Sports brief



Brighton Park Golf Course, 70 Brompton Rd., Tonawanda, is now accepting membership applications for its weekly 9-hole league on Tuesdays. The league is open to both residents and non-residents of the Town of Tonawanda, and membership can be accepted throughout the season. Weather permitting, opening day is scheduled for Tuesday, May 6. In addition to morning tee times — which […]

SCOREBOARD



Baseball: lost to Williamsville North 11-10, def. West Seneca West 8-7 (8 innings) Softball: def. Williamsville East 16-2, def. Frontier 6-5, def. Williamsville North 5-2 Boys lacrosse: def. West Seneca West 16-2, def. Lancaster 9-7 Girls lacrosse: lost to Lancaster 14-6, lost to Frontier 17-7, def. McDowell 23-12, def. West Seneca East 11-8 Boys tennis: def. Williamsville North 3-2, def. […]