Weekly Feature



January 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Baran selected as CHA president

A new president has taken responsibility for the Clarence Hollow Association. More...

Editorials

Let local governments control Medicaid spending

Did you know that nearly every dime Erie County collects in property taxes goes directly to New York State for Medicaid services? More...

Governor’s proposals of reform offer opportunity for change I

week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined three major themes for his agenda to reform New York State. More...

Parents need to learn to ride the technology wave

Recent studies have concluded that students between 8 and 18 years old devote nearly six hours each day to “screen time.” In the dark ages — say, five years ago — screen time would have meant sitting in front of the television More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth K. Wende, homemaker, volunteer

Elizabeth K. Wende (nee Schaefer), 93, of Akron, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at home.  Mrs. Wende was born July 29, 1917, in Buffalo. More...

George E. Berberich, electrical engineer

George E. Berberich, 90, of Clarence, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011.  Mr. Berberich was born July 2, 1920. He served in the Navy during World War II. More...

Death Notice

Kranz, Maynard B., of Conesus and Clarence, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and brother, Robert. More...

Lifestyles

Clarence High School hosts seminar:

College Survival: Getting along with a roommate, choosing classes and managing time generally aren’t taught in high school. Usually it’s academics first, and the basics of college are learned, well, at college. More...

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  More...

Couple mark 30th anniversary with dinner gala

Dorothy and Franklin Merrill of Williamsville celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with family, friends, neighbors and dignitaries at a dinner gala held at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens.  Franklin Merrill married the former Dorothy Vall More...

Business

Ruzzine’s Rock Bottom Eatery owner whips up meals from scratch

After working in the fine dining industry for years, Alex Ruzzine decided to open an affordable family restaurant in 2003.  He’s the owner of Ruzzine’s Rock Bottom Eatery, located at 6261 Transit Road, East Amherst, where his goal is More...

Stiglmeier Roofing — a case study of CIDA benefits

While many people know that the Clarence Industrial Development Agency has programs available to businesses in the Town of Clarence, some are still unsure of exactly how these programs can be of direct benefit. More...

HOME to conduct free training for landlords

Housing Opportunities Made Equal will conduct a free landlord training course on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the HOME offices, 700 Main St., third floor, Buffalo. More...

Williamsville Schools superintendent to retire

Board begins search for Smith's successor

After seven years as superintendent of the Williamsville Central School District, Howard Smith will be retiring effective Aug. 1. More...

Governor’s plan draws reaction

School districts are bracing for a significant reduction in state aid, said Clarence Superintendent Thomas Coseo.  They have already faced decreases in the past few years, so making cuts is becoming more difficult, he said.  More...

Local News

Capital projects accomplished, new programs instituted during Coseo’s career

Significant accomplishments during Superintendent Thomas Coseo’s career include seeking public approval for the Junior High School renovation project that transformed the building architecturally and philosophically. More...

Conservation seedlings available for order

Order forms for the 2011 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale are now available from the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.  The District is offering many varieties of conservation trees and shrubs, wildflower seed mixes, and More...

Correction

The wine-tasting benefit sponsored by the Amanda Hansen Foundation will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26. The incorrect time was published in last week’s story on Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month. More...

Letters to the Editor

Like predecessors, Lee not always fair

For the past two years, I have read with great interest the newspaper articles about, and those written by, Rep. (Chris) Lee. Also, I have read all of his literature sent to my home. More...

Police Blotter

Slipper -wearing bike rider heading home

Saturday, Jan. 1   A suspicious vehicle was reported at the elementary school on Harris Hill Road. It was a security officer checking the property.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Teddy Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were not called bullies. The only one who called Winston Churchill a bully was Adolf Hitler; the Nazis thought he was a bully. The caller from last week is totally incorrect.  More...

Sports

Hockey team starts new year on two-game skid

Clarence’s hockey team stumbled out of the New Year’s gate despite giving a solid effort in a pair of hotly-contested games, coming up short in its first — and only to date — two games of 2011.  More...

Sports briefs

Homerun Softball will be hosting a coaches’ clinic and players’ clinic January 14-16 at the Ramada Inn in Amherst. For more details, visit www.home runsbsb.com, or call (518) 796-8315.   More...

Mustangs Pee-Wee ‘AA’ hockey wins bronze in Ottawa

The Clarence Mustangs Pee-Wee “A” hockey team took the bronze medal at the Bell Capital Cup in Ottawa held Dec. 29, 2010, to Jan. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

The Garden Friends of Clarence will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. The business meeting will be followed by a presentation on rain gardens by Kerri Li of the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 13   After-School Escape — Featuring an outdoor activity for children grades K-5, 4:30 p. m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html sat. More...

Art

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Tours

thurs. 13   Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve — Join the Foothills Trail Clubfora3milehike,meetinthe parking lot, 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free. More...


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