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October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Now is key time to get involved

I t’s that time of year again. The time of year when encouragement to get out and vote begins to increase significantly. Although the message may seem repetitive and self-explanatory, it’s important. More...

Spindle items

I DON’T BELIEVE IT — Last week I covered a meeting in Tonawanda for a co-worker who is currently on crutches. Representatives of the U.S. More...

‘Extension’ of light rail a good idea – 25 years ago

When the late Jack Kemp represented a large part of Western New York in Congress, he had an unshakeable stand regarding the future of the light-rail rapid transit system built along Main Street in Buffalo.  More...

Police Blotter

Man thinks gravel by road is free for the taking

Saturday, Oct. 8   Sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance on Keller Road. A female suffered a head laceration and was transported to the hospital. A 45-year-old male was arrested and charged with assault in the third degree. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.You’ve got to be kidding. A $6 million addition to a fire house? What is this going to cost taxpayers in the Hollow? How much more can the fire department add to our tax bill? More...

Education

Principals share anti-bullying strategies with board

Clarence High School Principal Kenneth Smith and middle school Principal Robert Moore provided an overview of anti-bullying efforts at the Monday Board of Education meeting.  Both schools use the Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports p More...

Town seeking community grants

The Town Board reviewed requests for the annual Community Development Block Grant applications on Oct. More...

Spoth Farm Market barn burns

A fire in a Ken Spoth’s Farm Market barn caused an estimated $300,000 in damages, divided evenly between structure and contents.  At 5:33 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Ideas For Your Home

Next time you are thinking about Window Treatments for your home, business or school, consider A & L Decorating, a locally owned and operated business in Lancaster where prices for personal service are competitive with department stores.  A More...

Business

Two greatest commemorations observed in November

Veterans Day, falling this year on a once-in-a-century phenomenon, 11/11/11, started as a commemoration of the day an armistice was signed between Germany and the Allied nations in 1918. More...

Business Round Table planned by Chamber

Clarence Chamber of Commerce will present “Understanding Financial Statements for Small Businesses,” with guest speaker Martin C. More...

Cutting edge consultations provide customer satisfaction

Tony Del Monte’s passion is providing a hair care system that prides itself on precision and positive results. More...

Long Street memorial under construction

Work on the Flight 3407 memorial on Long Street has begun.  “The primary intent of this memorial is for the families of the loved ones,” said Michael Powers, president of Remember Flight 3407 Inc., which is handling the memorial&rsqu More...

Town Board takes look at tentative 2012 budget

The Clarence Town Board on Thursday held its first budget input session to discuss details of its 2012 spending plan. Supervisor Scott Bylewski’s tentative . budget calls for a 1.8 percent tax . levy increase, less than the 2.7 percent . More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Resident provides help for parents

When she was raising her two children, who are now 25 and 30, Carri Ludwig of Clarence was a regular reader of John Rosemond’s parenting advice column. More...

Legislators co-sponsor bill to combat cyber-bullying

Erie County Legislators Ray Walter, R-District 4, and Edward R. More...

Fire district holding vote

Clarence Fire District 1 will hold a referendum at a special election beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 10355 Main St. Polls will stay open until 9 p.m. or later to allow voters then present to cast their ballots.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Fire services cost worthwhile

I have been involved in emergency services for 27 years as a volunteer and career individual. I have lived in Clarence the last 14 years. More...

Candidate’s actions inappropriate

Clarence is a wonderful community. More...

Some misinformed about rink proposal

There are several pieces of misinformation about the proposal submitted to the Town of Clarence by the Clarence Community Recreation Corporation.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SKOWRONSKI, Leona ‘Lee’ (nee Nowak), of Clarence, died Thursday Oct. 13, 2011. Mrs. Skowronski is survived by one son, Michael; one daughter, Cheryl Tutko; three grandchildren; and one sister, Margaret Eleanor Spencer. More...

Sports

Boys soccer team wins four of five

Hunter Hein ties section’s career shutout mark in Frontier win

Clarence’s boys soccer team strung together wins in four of its five most recent games, including a 3-1 win over Orchard Park Oct. 4 in rematch of an earlier 1-0 loss.  More...

Girls volleyball claims tourney’s Silver Flight championship

Clarence’s girls volleyball team avenged a pair of league losses to Sweet Home — including one as recent as Oct. More...

Girls tennis squad closes year with ‘delayed’ win over North

Clarence’s girls tennis team officially closed the book on its regular season Oct. 11 by finishing off a 4-1 win over Williamsville North that was actually started on Sept. 19 — but delayed due to weather issues.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products   More...


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