Weekly Feature



May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Under the lights

Foxwood residents see The Dome’s lights as blind spot

For athletes, to perform on summer evenings underneath the stadium lights is looked upon as an honor of sporting achievement. More...

HORSING AROUND

HORSING AROUND — Amanda Milone and her 2-year-old daughter Adelaide make friends with Sonja during Spruce Meadow Farm’s annual “Help a Horse Day” event held May 12. More...

Editorials

Use opportunities to recycle, clean your property

Every year in the spring it is almost a certainty that there is yardwork, cleaning and organizing areas inside the garage to accomplish before we can enjoy our summers.  Within the next week, there are opportunities that may assist you in your h More...

Spindle items

MUSIC PROGRAM — The Clarence Central School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation for its commitment to music education.  More...

Happy 40th anniversary to a very patient woman

Her long, freshly washed hair was wrapped in a towel as she pushed the lawnmower across the small front yard. More...

Education

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

Clarence Middle School has named the following students to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Six   More...

Sports

Bowman’s effort pushes boys lax past Hamburg

Attacker scores 10 goals to set single-game record

Jake Bowman’s penchant for finding the back of the net showed up in a big way on May 7, as the attacker set the Clarence boys lacrosse single game record with 10 goals in all but officially defeating Hamburg by himself in what would be the Red More...

Tennis team cruises to five victories

Clarence’s boys tennis team faced little resistance in any of its most recent matches, adding five wins to its stockpile in what has shaped up to be a marathon finish to the regular season.  More...

HEADING TO FISHER

HEADING TO FISHER — Clarence senior Ella Rose Eckert, second from left in the front row, recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her academic and basketball careers in the fal More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

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St. Stephen’s UCC slates rummage sale

St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ, at 8520 Tonawanda Creek Road, Clarence, will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2. A light lunch will be made available. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 17   Blues guitarist, Mike Zito, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 17 Crash Pad — 6 p.m., The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville; Free. 626-2670, www.irishmanpub.com More...

Theatre

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Voters approve $83 million school budget

BOE incumbents retain seats

The public voted overwhelmingly to approve the Clarence Board of Education’s proposed $83 million budget for the 2018-19 school year as more than 2,000 residents casted ballots on May 15. More...

Out of her shell

Clarence grad overcomes anxiety, honors mother through book

Much like the title character of her first published work, there was a time when Stephanie Parwulski found the outside world to be daunting. More...

‘The Abbey’ ready for concept review

After more than two years of oscillating between the Town and Planning boards as ownership battled a litany of bureaucratic challenges, Russell Salvatore Jr.’s lavish enterprise on Transit Road is finally ready for conceptual review.  More...

Local News

Audit finds county employees paid while on suspension

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. recently announced the findings of an audit of the county’s personnel department and paid leave. More...

911 surcharge legislation introduced in Assembly

Assemblyman Michael J. Norris joined fellow assemblymen in introducing legislation that would force New York to reinvest in local emergency management operations across the state.  More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16

Agenda items   1. Settlement agreement — Upstate Tower Co. LLC et al vs. Town of Clarence et al, 8135 Sheridan Drive.  More...

Police Blotter

Caller fears for geese in mall parking lot

Saturday, May 5   An automobile was repossessed from the parking lot of the Eastern Hills Mall. The owner was aware.  A burglar alarm was reported at an address on Jennifer Court. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Clarence High School students should know that the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas School shooter had numerous disciplinary violations. The NRA is not responsible for the 17 students killed, but another failed government program is responsible. More...

Obituaries

Lou Hammerl, founded Hammerl Amusements

Lou Hammerl, 91, of Buffalo, died Monday, April 30, 2018.  Mr. Hammerl was born on Feb. 17, 1927, in Buffalo and graduated from East High School. He was a Buffalo firefighter who also founded Hammerl Amusements.  More...

Robert W. Snyder, longtime high school history teacher

Robert W. Snyder, 81, of Clarence Center, formerly of Williamsville, died Friday, May 4, 2018. Mr. Snyder was born in Niagara Falls and was a graduate of Williamsville High School in 1955. More...

Death Notice

WISTO, Michael G., of Clarence, died Saturday, April 14, 2018. Mr. Wisto is survived by his wife, Diane (nee Dailey); five children, Michael and Joshua Wisto, Jessica Crawford, Molly Wehner and Joseph Wisto; eight siblings; and 16 grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Garden Friends plant sale to be held

The Garden Friends of Clarence will hold a “Perennial Plant Sale” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St., Clarence, large pavilion.   More...

Hull Family Home & Farmstead...

prepares for long-awaited reopening

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead is celebrating the completion of the stone dwelling’s most recent phase of renovations with a grand reopening gala set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster.  More...

Hollow Farmers Market sets opening

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market’s May Flower Days started Saturday and will run through May 26. The market is located at 10717 Main St., Clarence. Local farmers will offer early bedding, vegetable plants and spring produce. More...

Business

Kearns, AAA WCNY, AT&T, team up for Distracted Driving Awareness Week

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, AAA Western and Central New York, AT&T, the Erie County Sheriff’s Department and New York State Police have partnered to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. More...

NOCO expands natural gas and electric through energy efficiency solutions

NOCO recently announced that the company is expanding its natural gas and electric business through the launch of a new division: NOCO Energy Efficiency Solutions. More...

Natale Development unveils $20 million senior housing community

Natale Development Co. officially unveiled its $20 million senior housing community complex in the Lancaster and Clarence community. More...


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