Weekly Feature



June 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MAGIC OF READING

MAGIC OF READING — Author Stephanie Parwulski prepares to autograph a copy of her book, "Beatrice and the Sunflower Gift" for Grace Bauernfeind, 10, of Clarence, during a visit to Monkey See, M More...

Editorials

Be smart about your vehicle’s fuel conservation

It seems as if we are living the same sad story every year: Warm weather arrives, and so do higher gas prices. People have vacations to get to and weekend getaways, yet the cost of even getting there forces them to reconsider. More...

Spindle items

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR — Old Fort Niagara is about to host its largest annual re-enactment: the French and Indian War Encampment. More...

Not all suicides get the headlines

It has been a difficult week for anyone whose family has been touched by suicide. From Hollywood to our hometowns, the grief is deep. More...

Obituaries

Arline Deckert, former public school teacher

Arline Deckert (nee Thompson), of Clarence, died Monday, May 21, 2018.  Mrs. Deckert was born in Albany, New York, in 1921 and was a graduate of Buffalo State Teachers College. More...

Joseph M. Rutowski, pharmacy owner

Joseph M. Rutowski, of Clarence, died Friday, May 25, 2018.  Mr. Rutowski was a pharmacist who purchased Tile Pharmacy in Cheektowaga in 1978. He created J. Rutowski Pharmacies Inc., a family of five local pharmacies in Western New York.  More...

Death Notices

PECORARO, Peter J., of Clarence, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Finding agreement can bridge gaps

Have you ever participated in a game of tug-of-war? I have seen it done in a variety of ways. One of the most interesting is when there is a wet area between the two opposing teams. More...

Rigidized River Fest Regatta to launch on June 16

Creativity will be on full display when the 18th annual Rigidized River Fest Regatta takes place on Saturday, June 16, at River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14 Black N Blues Band — 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464 Dana Manzella — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com More...

Performance

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Concerts

thurs. 14   Rockabilly guitarist, singer/songwriter, Bill Kirchen & Twang Gang, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com  More...

The Abbey hears concern over residential component

From controversial tax breaks to being used as an example of overdevelopment in Clarence, Russell Salvatore Jr.’s two-story, mixed-use Transit Road project dubbed “The Abbey” has received its share of criticism.  More...

CCV to host ‘Red, White & Brews’ fundraiser

Last year, the Clarence Citizens for Veterans fundraiser, “Red, White & Brews,” was a huge success, according to CCV President Marty Helowicz. More...

Local News

Ranzenhofer secures funds for artisan education workshop

State Sen. Michael H. Ranzenhofer recently announced $50,000 in state funding to build an Artisan Education Building on Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s 35-acre campus. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, June 13

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Funding secured for Army Corps account to fund Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study

Increased funding was recently secured in the House of Representatives for Army Corps Investigations Account, which funds studies like the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The U.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Donors, helpers make post-prom party a success

The Clarence High School post-prom party is a longstanding tradition. More...

Police Blotter

Clerk believes ‘cowboy’ took money from tip jar

Saturday, June 2   Police responded to an address on Main Street to assist a turtle that was crossing the road. The turtle managed to cross without police intervention.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Will the few women who are so unhappy with the Clarence Senior Center please leave and go where you will be happy? Ninety-five percent or more who have been going for years are very happy here. The staff is also great. Thank you. More...

Sports

Four programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Softball

The 2018 All-Bee Softball First Team features a slew of familiar faces. Two of the six girls who were honored were also on last year’s first team, while two others were honorable mentions.  More...

Clarence teams make the grade

Clarence High School had all seven of its varsity programs this spring qualify for the New York State Public High School Association Scholar Athlete Program.  To receive a scholar athlete team award, 75 percent of a team’s members must hav More...

Silver Surfers win in Senior Wood Bat League

The Voortman Cookie Silver Surfers pulled out a hard-fought 5-3 victory over True Buffalo Apparel in the 50+ Senior Wood Bat Softball League on Saturday at Cheektowaga Town Park.  The battle between undefeated teams featured great defensive play 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

Knitting Club   The Clarence Knitting Club will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19. Bring your knitting projects, exchange ideas, be inspired and have fun. No registration is necessary.  Harry Potter Night   More...

Business

‘It Can Wait’ virtual reality simulator comes to State Police Troop A

As part of AT&T’s ongoing support of first responders across New York and to assist state police in the education of drivers on the dangers of distracted driving, the company contributed an “It Can Wait” 3D virtual reality simul More...

Lee Foundation grants aim to train, retain UB psychology and psychiatry students in WNY

The Lee Foundation has given two grants totaling $494,250 to the University at Buffalo for student internships and scholarships.  More...

Events

Elder Law Day to feature seminars More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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