Weekly Feature



December 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Thruway Authority: ‘We apologize’

The New York State Thruway Authority faces changes in the wake of a serious traffic jam during last week’s heavy snowfall.   More...

Editorials

Legislature’s budget changes will raise taxes in 2011

In October, I proposed a 2011 Erie County budget that achieved my primary goal of not raising your taxes. More...

Extraordinary session fails to balance budget

In good faith, I returned to Albany this week to reduce the $10 billion budget deficit and help rein in the inflated spending plan passed in August. More...

There are numerous ways to practice the gift of giving

As a weekly columnist for approximately 20 newspapers with a combined circulation of more than 75,000 homes, I receive many appeals from nonprofit groups during the holiday season. More...

Sports

Hockey team posts split in first two games

If you didn’t know any better, you might have thought that Niagara Falls’ goalie insulted every single Clarence player’s family with the way the Red Devils peppered him with 51 shots in the hockey team’s 2-1 win over the Wolv More...

Hockey open house slated for Saturday at Hockey Outlet

The New York State Amateur Hockey Association has joined with OneGoal, USA Hockey and the Buffalo Sabres to create an opportunity from 5:10 to 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, for families to come to The Hockey Outlet, 3385 Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR

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What's Going On

Church plans Magnificat performances

Two versions of the Magnificat will be presented at Clarence First Presbyterian Church at the 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Dec. 12. The choir and musicians will present Buxtehude’s Magnificat and C.V. More...

Business

Osteopathic physician strives to provide holistic care

Dr. Timothy Speciale was a physical therapist who had always wanted to become a doctor. He decided to pursue his medical degree in Philadelphia and later practiced medicine as a board-certified family physician. More...

McAfee takes position at Children’s Institute Inc.

Paul McAfee of Clarence has joined Children’s Institute Inc. as director of sales and marketing for COMET, a Web-based data management and collection system that helps to improve outcomes for children. More...

Booth space available at mall’s Health Expo

Eastern Hills Mall will host the Here’s to Your Health Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22.   This family event will present area residents with health information from local businesses and organizations. More...

Code changes give more responsibility to Planning Board

Changes to the town’s planning process were approved at the Clarence Town Board meeting on Dec. 1. More...

Councilman threatens ethics complaint against fellow board member

Councilman Joseph Weiss announced at the Dec. 1 Town Board meeting that he plans to file a complaint with the Clarence Ethics Board against Councilman Bernard Kolber. More...

Local News

Canisius announces honor roll students

The following Clarence area residents have achieved honors during the first marking period at Canisius High School:   More...

Men charged with possessing stolen property

Two subjects were arrested by Erie County Sheriff’s Office road patrols at 12:37 a.m. Monday in the Town of Clarence for allegedly possessing a stolen car.   More...

Community News

The Clarence Toastmasters Club meets from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursdays at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place, Clarence. For information call the Clarence Chamber of Commerce at 631-3888.   More...

Police Blotter

Christmas decorations reported damaged

Criminal mischief was reported on Douglas Fir Court. Christmas decorations were damaged. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

While sitting at my table Sunday morning trying to have a normal conversation with my family, we couldn’t hear each speak over the pack of wild dogs outside barking. My son-in-law asked how do I put up with that? More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth M. Hall, school bus driver, avid bowler

Elizabeth M. Hall (nee Muchow), 86, a lifelong resident of Clarence Center, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010.   More...

Death Notices

Foster, Marcia A., of Akron, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, William, and her father, Milton Hildebrand. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 Email: dkinney@clarence.n More...

CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

Library Events   Holiday Family Story Time will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, with a visit by the jolly old elf himself. More...

Community News

Dinh and Huong Le of Clarence were hosts for 4-year-old Vietnamese boy Cong Huu Nguyen when he traveled to the area recently for five hours of plastic and reconstructive surgery to remove a congenital hairy nevus covering the right side of his fac More...

Entertainment

Holiday

fri. 10  The Sounds of the Season — Take a break from shopping and join The Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus for a holiday concert. More...

Theater

thurs. 9  A Totalitarian Christmas — Subversive Theatre presents Clinton Ours comedy twist on the usual yuletide routine. More...

Concerts

sat. 11  Esperanza Spalding — Captivating jazz singer, just nominated for a “Best New Artist” Grammy Award, will perform music from her latest release Chamber Music Society, as part of the Great Performers series, 8 p.m. More...


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