Weekly Feature



December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Tips for driving safely in the snow

Friday’s winter storm was felt in Clarence, as well as across Western New York. More...

Spindle items

HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY— With the holiday season officially underway, New Yorkers are setting up Christmas trees, stringing lights and lighting candles. More...

Farmers’ Almanac advises investing in goats in 2018

Time once again for 200 pages of vintage guesswork, vague predictions and homespun advertisements. Time for the 2018 version of the Farmers’ Almanac.  More...

Education

New downtown home of Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB opens

Sixty-four years after moving to the University at Buffalo’s South Campus, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has returned to downtown Buffalo. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Advent can bring sense of needed peace

“But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.” — Jesus in Mark’s Gospel I jus More...

CHS sets annual food, clothing drive

The Clarence High School Student Council will hold its annual food and clothing drive on Saturday, Dec. 16. More...

Hanukkah holiday

Thirteen lesser-known facts about the

Prior to this year’s celebration of Hanukkah, here are 13 lesser-known but important facts about the holiday that have been posted online by the Chabad House of Buffalo: More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Hearts and Hands sees funding restored in county budget

The Erie County Legislature has supported the request of Legislator Ed Rath to restore funding for Hearts and Hands in the 2018 Erie County budget.  Legislators approved his request for $50,000 at the Dec. More...

NEW FRIENDS

NEW FRIENDS — Six-year-old twins Aviana Piazza, left, and her brother Christano, meet Bella the reindeer during the The Big Give held at the Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church on Dec. 9. More...

Local News

Schneiderman sues Buffalo music promoter for fraud

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced a lawsuit against Cody Conway, a Buffalo music promoter, and his company, Buffalove Music Festival, LLC. More...

Harris Hill Fire Company elects 2018 officers

The Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company held its annual election of officers for 2018 on Dec. 3.  Michael Schreiber Jr. was re-elected to a fourth term as fire chief. More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13

1. Annual review of Clarence 2030, the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.  2. Benderson Development requests a building permit and architectural approval for expansion to Eastgate Plaza. More...

Letters to the Editor

Community due thanks for troop care packages

On behalf of the Clarence American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 838, and our deployed military in Afghanistan, I would like to give the community a big “thank you,” especially to the residents and businesses for your generous donation of cookie More...

Police Blotter

Stores see string of larcenies

Saturday, Dec. 2   A 31-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she was apprehended while leaving the Bon-Ton on Transit Road. More...

Sports

Wrestlers earn Vesper Duals title

Burden posts 100th win en route to perfect effort

For the second consecutive season, Clarence’s wrestling team defended its home turf to claim the title of Jon Vesper Memorial Duals champion after the Red Devils went 5-0 during Saturday’s 11th annual installment of the tournament. More...

Defense plays big role in boys hoops’ win

Clarence’s boys basketball team knew that its season-opening clash with Williamsville East was going to be no easy task, as the Flames — who had already played twice — had shown an early knack for knocking down big shots from long r More...

SPLISH SPLASH

SPLISH SPLASH — Clarence’s Alex Crego keeps pace during the backstroke portion of the 200 medley relay during the Red Devils’ 85-85 tie with Lancaster on Dec. 5. More...

What's Going On

Brothers of Mercy set as ‘Toys for Tots’ drop-off

The Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments, at 10500 Bergtold Road, Clarence, will serve as a Toys for Tots collection site through today. New, unwrapped toys will be collected for distribution. The doors will be open between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Yoga Preschool Classes   More...

Business

Local IT pro turns mobile device repair into mobile business

Hoping to provide more convenience than competition in the mobile device repair market, Clarence resident Andrew Taverna is taking his services directly to customers through TavTek, an enterprise that offers to pick up devices and deliver them fixed. More...

M&T employees build bikes for children served by Journey’s End

At the offices of Journey’s End Refugee Services, M&T Bank recently presented a surprise gift — new bicycles — to children whose families have settled in Buffalo after long journeys from their home countries.  More...

Events

NCCC Alumni 1960s’ Reunion set for Dec. 15 More...


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