Weekly Feature

August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Steps can be taken to reduce coyote conflicts

Living in a rural, agrarian society often means coexisting with the fauna that preceded the existence of people there.  More often than not, this coexistence results in a peaceful harmony between residents and animals, yet as development within More...

Spindle items

LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES — Continuing through Sept. More...

Lincoln never said the US was ‘locked and loaded’

When faced with the genuine prospect of war, the new president spoke eloquently and with a tone that was intended to unite the country. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CORTESE, Frank, of Clarence, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Mr. Cortese is survived by two children, Domenic, and Maria Mancini; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Palma. More...

Lifestyles

Pickleball lessons to be held at Town Park

Pickleball lessons will be offered on Monday, Aug. 21 and 28 at the Clarence Town Park. Beginner lessons will run from noon to 1 p.m., while intermediate lessons will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Participants must wear appropriate shoes . More...

Going Green by Living in Less

Woman builds tiny house to embrace more sustainable lifestyle

Michelle Bernas grew up in a duplex with her grandparents, two aunts, parents and older brother in North Tonawanda. She shared a 9-foot by 10-foot room with her brother until she was 12 years old. More...

Zimmermann- Korpanty

Michelle Zimmermann of Clarence Center and Michael Zimmermann of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Blair Zimmermann, to David Korpanty, son of Nancy and Rob Korpanty of Clarence.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY .

thurs. 17   Bill Quinlivan — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 17   Canadian alternative rockers USS will perform Thursday, Aug. 17, as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, with music starting at 5 p.m. at Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. More...

Festivals

sat. 19-sun. 20   More...

Coyote ugly

Concern grows toward aggressive coyote behavior

Chuck Anderson has lived on Tonawanda Creek Road for 18 years. In April, he had his closest-ever encounter with the coyotes that he hears howling on a nightly basis.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Town issues moratorium on new cell towers

An upgrade in networking infrastructure remains a priority of the Clarence Town Board, but members don’t want the aesthetic character of the town to be sacrificed in the process.  More...

Clarence graduate earns comedic recognition

A 1988 Clarence High School graduate has been voted “Best Comedian” for 2017 by the Michigan Revue for his work in Grand Rapids.  Stu McCallister, a professional comedian since 2003, has performed in New York City, Las Vegas and othe More...

Local News

Schneiderman opposes elimination of energy assistance programs

New York Attorney General Eric T. More...

Educational series for caregivers to begin

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is an educational series designed to provide Erie County residents with the tools they need to take care of themselves. Classes consist of six sessions held once a week. More...

Poloncarz, Fishery Advisory Board update fishing map

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Erie County Environment and Planning Department Commissioner Thomas R.  More...

Police Blotter

Man with shotgun awaits coyote

Saturday, Aug. 5   First aid responded to an address on Hillcrest Drive for a possible overdose. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

About the incident with the coyote in Clarence, please do not think about killing all the coyotes in the area. I know the hunters want to do this, but you need to make your yards unattractive to them. More...

Sports

Football, field hockey to feature new coaches

Clarence football means a great deal to Paul Burgio, which is why having the chance to finally be the head varsity coach for the first time in his career moved him to tears when athletics director Greg Kaszubski called him last June and “said h More...

CEDAR POINT CHAMPS

CEDAR POINT CHAMPS — The 10U Lou Gehrig Lasers-Murphy softball team went 6-0 en route to winning the title at the recently-held 2017 Cedar Point Dawg Daze 10U Tournament. More...

Travel softball teams seek additional players

A pair of Clarence-based travel softball teams are looking for a few extra players to fill out their rosters for the 2018 season.  The 12U Clarence Red Devils-White softball team remains in need of both a pitcher and a positional player, while More...

What's Going On

Harris Hill UMC to host kids’ party

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., Clarence, will host a “Trollstice Party” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. The event will be a fun and free night for children ages 4 through 12. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activites

Backyard Birdwatching and Feeding

Angel Swann from Wild Birds Unlimited presents Backyard Birdwatching and Feeding. Get tips on how to attract beautiful birds to your backyard year-round. The program is for all ages and will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

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Business

Walk Off Hunger campaign raises $93,000 for annual event

The 10th annual Walk Off Hunger, presented by Life Storage, raised a record-breaking $93,000 for the Food Bank of WNY, according to a release from the organization.  The proceeds from the event will help the Food Bank provide 558,000 nutritious More...

Specialized Care for Avian & Exotic Pets celebrates fifth year of business

Specialized Care for Avian & Exotic Pets celebrated its fifth year anniversary last month at its location, 10882 Main St., Clarence. SCAEP is the only veterinary clinic in Western New York devoted exclusively to the care of exotic pets.  More...

BlueCross BlueShield presents weekly fitness classes at Canalside

BlueCross BlueShield is shaking up Fitness at Canalside this summer with more than 20 free fitness classes to get everyone up and moving outdoors in the fresh air.  More...


Clarence Special Events 2017
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