Weekly Feature



April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Students of the Year’ campaign sees CHS students set lofty fundraising goals

Clarence High School students and staff have set their sights on some lofty fundraising goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and hope to change lives in the process.  More...

Editorials

Spring cleaning awaits in yards and communities

Every year in the spring, it is almost a certainty that there is yardwork and cleaning to accomplish before we can enjoy summer. More...

Spindle items

BARK IN THE PARK — The Clarence Lions Club recently announced that there is still time to become a vendor for Bark in the Park 2018, set from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, in the Clarence Town Park. More...

Tragedy in Saskatchewan stuns all hockey families

No race for the Hanbidge Cup or dreams of the Stanley Cup. For 15 players and coaches who represented the Humboldt Broncos, no more memories and dreams of their beloved sport: ice hockey. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Again, I wanted to take my grandchild to the Clarence park at Wehrle and Harris Hill, and the gates were closed. I do not know why residents are not allowed to use this taxpayer-funded park. More...

Education

Daemen social work program earns national accreditation

Daemen College’s Master of Social Work Program, which is the only MSW degree offered at a private institution in the Buffalo Niagara region, has earned accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education, the national accrediting agency in More...

Lifestyles

THE FOUNDRY:

Empowering people through education, entrepreneurship

In spring 2013, The Foundry was incorporated at its current location, 298 Northampton St., Buffalo, with just five small businesses from Western New York. More...

What's Going On

St. Stephen’s UCC will hold music night

St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ, 8520 Tonawanda Creek Road, will host a night of music at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15. The program, presented by Caryn Gunderson, will feature the music of Piazzolla, Eva Cassidy, Harold Arlen and others. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Earth Day   A special Earth Day event at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 19, with Miss Amy, will harness the natural curiosity of the young to teach children the importance of treating the Earth and its creatures with kindness. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Literature

thurs. 12   Ben Brindise and Justin Karcher — Wordflight Series at Red Door presents poets Brindise and Karcher, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Parkside Lutheran Church’s Stowell Lounge, 2 Wallace Ave., Buffalo; $.  More...

Special Events

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No Republican takers for student-led ‘Town Hall for Our Lives’

Democrats dominate Saturday discussion on gun violence

In an effort to continue the conversation on gun control and gun violence in schools following the Parkland, Florida, massacre, high school student activists from across Western New York held a “Town Hall for Our Lives” meeting on Saturda More...

Legacy Woods proposal moves to concept review despite flooding concerns

A plan to create an equestrian community that would allow horses to walk alongside neighborhood residents in the comfort of their backyards, will now undergo concept plan review despite familiar residential concerns that the project could exacerbate More...

Local News

Stankevich suspends campaign for 27th District

On Monday, Nick Stankevich suspended his grassroots congressional campaign against Chris Collins for  New York’s 27th District, according to a statement from his campaign staff.  More...

Concert set at Riviera Theatre

Jason Michael Carroll, with Ayla Brown will be performing Saturday, April 14, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St. in North Tonawanda.  The concert will take place at 8 p.m., with doors opening around 7 p.m. Reserved seating costs $25.  More...

Driver sentenced for high-speed crash

Elijah Turley, 23, of Buffalo, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to an indeterminate sentence of two to four years following a Kenmore Avenue car crash, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many contribute to success of 28th CHS Sleepout

We thank everyone in the Clarence community who helped make our 28th Sleepout to benefit the poor and homeless a great success.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

AMO, Shirley M. (nee Metzinger), of Williamsville, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Mrs. Amo is survived by two children, Robert Amo and Nancy Davenport; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Potential for success evident on softball roster

Clarence softball coach Todd Banaszak admits that his team is trending toward the younger end of the experience scale this spring, but that’s not stopping him or the Lady Red Devils from aspiring to achieve big things once they get outside on a More...

Baseball’s defending AA champs hoping to retool for 2018 effort

As is typically the case more often than not with Clarence’s baseball team, the start of a new season means a number of new faces will be dotting the lineup, since the Red Devils generally fill their lineup with a healthy number of seniors from More...

Second-half surge propels girls lax past Grand Island

Leading by just two goals at the half of its season opener with Grand Island on March 26 wasn’t good enough for Clarence’s girls lacrosse team, which led to the Lady Red Devils flexing their muscles to the tune of nine second-half goals t More...

Business

CCSFCU announces Louis J. Nanni Scholarship winner

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union recently announced that Clarence High School senior Teia DePasquale is this year’s recipient of the Louis J. Nanni Memorial Scholarship.  More...

Comptroller presents sales tax checks to school districts

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. More...

Nursing program offered at Harris Hill, BOCES

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility on Wehrle Drive in Lancaster has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded licensed practical nurse certificate program. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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