Weekly Feature



May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Conner Road residents demand improvements

Dozens of Conner Road residents came to the Clarence Public Library May 1 to meet with community leaders and elected officials to discuss their street’s state of disrepair. More...

Editorials

Conner Road fixes need to happen now

Conner Road residents came out in force last Thursday to voice their ever growing concerns about the safety hazard that their road poses. More...

Spindle items

• CHOIR AUDITIONS — The ABC Bel Canto choirs will host open auditions this week and next for the 2014-15 season.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 9, 1889   A horse belonging to Mrs. Charles Smith fell through the railroad bridge south of Clarence on Friday. One leg was broken and it was necessary to kill it. The horse was 30 years old.  More...

Police Blotter

Child encouraged by deputy to behave, listen to mother

Saturday, April 26  • A window was damaged at the Clarence Center United Methodist Church. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

SCHAEFER, Rosemary, of Clarence, died Saturday, May 3, 2014. Mrs. Schaefer is survived by one son, Peter; one daughter, Andrea Centola; two sisters, Mary O’Brian and Grace Emerson; and five grandchildren. More...

Sports

Softball team wins ‘Just Show Up’ tourney

The tournament’s name implores teams to just show up, and that’s exactly what Clarence’s softball team did Sunday in winning Williamsville South’s second annual Gerry Gentner “Just Show Up” Tournament at the Northt More...

Boys lax team wins three of four most recent games

Clarence’s boys lacrosse team improved to 7-2 on the season — and perhaps more importantly gained further confidence heading into its rematch with rival Orchard Park — after winning three of its four most recent games.  More...

Baseball team makes most of rare opportunities to play

After being stuck indoors for the vast majority of the spring, Clarence’s baseball team took advantage of a rare opportunity to actually play games over the last couple of weeks, picking up victories in four of its six most recent games — More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

‘Flower Days’ continue at farmers market   More...

Breaking News - 5/8/2014 3:52 PM

Priore withdraws from Board of Education race

Clarence Board of Education candidate Dennis Priore announced late Wednesday afternoon that he would be withdrawing from the May 20 district election. More...

Candidate cites work experience to balance district, taxpayer needs

Making his career in real estate is what Clarence Board of Education candidate Richard Worling says will help him be able to balance the needs of the district and the taxpayers.  “In being in real estate there are two sides to it,” W More...

Main Street fire quickly contained

A fire on Sunday afternoon at a Clarence apartment building was quickly contained by the Harris Hill Fire Company.  According to Harris Hill Chief Nick Radlich, an emergency call was placed at about 3 p.m. More...

Local News

EAGLE PROJECT

Emmett Maciuba, 17, of Clarence, completed his Eagle Scout project last week by sandblasting, priming, painting and stenciling two historic town markers, including this one in Clarence Center.   More...

USA Football provides player safety seminar

This past Saturday, Depew High School hosted USA Football’s Heads Up program, which offered a clinic with a focus on player safety.  More...

‘Thank-a-Vet’ discount program coming to Clarence this week

The Erie County Clerk’s Office will bring its “Thank-A-Vet” outreach program to town from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Support school budget, bus prop

Last year, Clarence was deeply divided about school funding. Thankfully, we seem to be in much better shape this year as compared to 2013.  More...

Conner Road residents still wait

For 11 years we have been asking the county to repair Conner Road, a 1-mile stretch of county-owned road located in the Town of Clarence. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I find it hard to believe some of what Mr. Hicks, Clarence School superintendent, says about trying to keep costs down. More...

Education

Foundation to begin awarding scholarships, grants

As the Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation reaches its one-year anniversary, it is officially kicking off its 2014 annual fund drive that will allow it to offer mini grants, student scholarships and academic achievement awards.  More...

LIFESAVERS

Students at Clarence High School were trained by the American Heart Association in bystander CPR April 28 through May 1. More...

Lifestyles

The world of 3D art

Placing inventive tools in creative hands

While scientists can use a 3-D printer to produce artificial body parts, creative types are using the technology to experiment with artistic shapes and designs. Artist Louis DeRosa lifts his pen off the page, drawing in the air to create an object. More...

Hollow spring clean up this weekend

The Hollow Keepers, a new branch of the Clarence Hollow Association, is hosting a spring clean up on Saturday, May 10. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Hollow Bistro, 10641 Main St. More...

Finding the right balance to honor mothers

Mother’s Day is one of those days that clergy approach with fear and trembling. It’s really hard to balance well. On the one hand, honoring the role of mothers is very important. More...

Business

‘Women in Business’ set to inspire

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th annual Women in Business Symposium on Wednesday, May 21, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence.  The conference’s theme is “Inspiring One Another — Body and M More...

Chamber offers many opportunities to volunteer

A volunteer is defined “as one who offers or gives of one’s own free will or time.” Volunteers are just one reason that makes this country so great, and they help nonprofits and service groups to accomplish many of their goals.  More...

Oogie Games opens new location in Eastern Hills Mall

Oogie Games LLC, the locally owned video game retail chain, has opened a new location for video game consumers in Eastern Hills Mall.  More...


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