Weekly Feature

October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence grad becomes ‘disease detective’ for CDC

What initially began as an enjoyable college course for Stefanie Campbell has developed into a full-time career that has the capacity to take her across the globe.  More...

Editorials

Education, screenings essential in breast cancer fight

Cancer is a word most of us will come face-to-face with at some point in our lifetimes, whether it’s directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love.  Cancer is a word that is undoubtedly frightening to hear, but we can’t simply More...

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RURAL TRANSIT SERVICE — The Rural Transit Service began nearly three decades ago as a small nonprofit to provide safe and reliable transportation to the seniors, disabled and low-income residents of rural Erie County. More...

Dubious distinction may aid restoration of Central Terminal

The iconic Central Terminal on Buffalo’s East Side stands as a redevelopment issue that simply will not go away. This week, it earned a dubious distinction that may help preserve it.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

ELBERS, Joseph E. Jr., of Williamsville, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Mr. Elbers is survived by two siblings, Jo Ann Schaefer and Judith Castine. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Oct. 13 from St. Aloysius Church. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball clinches another ECIC I title

Clarence’s girls volleyball team locked up its fourth consecutive ECIC I regular-season title on Oct. 10 — after going 12 years without one — by defeating West Seneca West by 25-9, 25-12, 25-15 scores.  More...

Football team records year’s first road, consecutive wins

Clarence’s football team was able to cross two big items off its season to-do list Friday when it knocked off Hutch-Tech, 20-18, in a game played at Riverside.  More...

Girls tennis wins Gold Team Championships, sends pair of doubles tandems to sectionals

Clarence’s girls tennis team will have its greatest representation at the sectional level in coach Michael DelSignore’s 20 years of coaching at the school after two doubles pairs finished in the top six at this past weekend’s ECIC C More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 19   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Art

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Nonprofit seeks to provide sports equipment to underprivileged

When Doug Rifenburg opened his garage door to find a cascade of used sports equipment, he came to two important realizations: that the amount of money spent on sports equipment through the years for his ninth-grade daughter and seventh-grade son was More...

Cushman & Wakefield joins effort to redefine Eastern Hills

The uphill climb to transform the Eastern Hills Mall into a lifestyle town center has been given a boost, as Cushman & Wakefield’s Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group has been brought on to assist current ownership with redevelopment pl More...

Local News

Winners of the 10th annual Scarecrow Festival announced

The Clarence Hollow is alive with scarecrows following the 10th annual Scarecrow Festival held on Sept. 30. More...

UB receives $500K to boost entrepreneurship in WNY

The National Science Foundation has named the University at Buffalo a training site for the I-Corps program, awarding a five-year, $500,000 grant to establish a program to help researchers bring their ideas to the marketplace.  More...

News Brief

Lauren Chetney has been named director of outpatient rehab services at the Brothers of Mercy. A graduate of Daemen college and currently a physical therapist, Chetney has been with the Brothers of Mercy for almost three years. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voters could help change county law enforcement

Nov. 7 is the election for Erie County sheriff. Since 2005, Sheriff Timothy Howard has been consistently re-elected, despite a track record of disregard for human life and the law.  More...

Police Blotter

Thief keeps stealing perfume from Penney’s

Saturday, Oct. 7   Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on Greiner Road. A 37-year-old was charged with felony criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child, assault and unlawful imprisonment. More...

Education

Houghton College launches $70 Million comprehensive campaign

Houghton College recently announced the public phase of a $70 million, multi-year comprehensive campaign  The campaign, entitled, “IMPACT,” focuses on three strategic priorities: access and affordability, strategic campus enhancement More...

Lifestyles

Phase 2 of local campaign urges struggling young adults to ‘Just Tell One’

Getting help when suffering from depression, suicidal thoughts, alcohol abuse or substance abuse can be as simple as just telling one person. More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Events

Friends of the Library book sale   More...

Harris Hill UMC to hold craft show

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, located at 8495 Main St., Williamsville, will hold its annual craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Craft tables are available at a cost of $30. More...

Business

Carmine’s grand reopening set Oct. 19

While winning the “Best Seafood” award at the 2015 Taste of Buffalo, a grease fire broke out at Carmine’s in Clarence and destroyed the restaurant.  “I was completely devastated. More...

Daemen named to list of national college rankings

For the second consecutive year, Daemen College has been ranked nationally in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college rankings, which focus on student success and learning.  The second annual list includes 1,054 institutions from More...

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union celebrates International Credit Union Day

The Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union will, along with more than 56,000 credit unions around the world, celebrate International Credit Union Day on Thursday, Oct. More...


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