Weekly Feature



November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Group bringing energy access to Haitian school

A group from Clarence will leave the country on Nov. 7 to continue work on Grace School located on the Haitian island of Ile a Vache.  The school was started about four years ago under a mango tree, said the Rev. More...

Editorials

Don’t complain unless you got involved

Do you complain when you rip open your town tax bill and read the amount? Are you disgruntled when you hear how the tax levy is projected to rise?  Fifty-six percent of the voters in our poll that had results published on Oct. More...

Spindle items

HAPPY HALLOWEEN — I think this year is a record for me in terms of the number of Halloween costumes I’ve donned this month.  The first was for a friend’s party last week. More...

Father Joe offers light out of the darkness

I broke bread Sunday with a few close friends – more than 800 of them, it turns out – at an afternoon fundraiser to benefit one of Western New York’s most important resources.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Well, at the defeat of the Clarence Fire Company’s building proposal, maybe what goes around, comes around.  More...

Education

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EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE — Brazilian students Rafael Borges and Anarely Rezende observe as occupational therapist, Carrie McCoy assists Joseph Saccone of East Amherst into bed during rehabilitation More...

Sports

Boys cross country claims sixth straight ECIC title

Clarence’s boys cross country team came home with its sixth consecutive ECIC Championship after sweeping the Division I competition at Saturday’s annual ECIC meet, held at East Aurora High School.  More...

Girls gymnasts end regular season with split against North, Sweet Home

Clarence’s girls gymnastics team closed out the regular-season portion of its schedule Oct. 24 by earning a split with Sweet Home and Williamsville North.  More...

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SOCCER STARS — Clarence’s boys JV soccer team recently completed its season with an unblemished 16-0 record, outscoring its foes by a 64-10 margin while earning 10 shutouts. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Book Review Club to meet on Nov. 2   Clarence Book Review Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St., Clarence. More...

Supervisor, Town Board races to be decided Tuesday

Voters will decide between Scott A. Bylewski and David C Hartzell for Clarence town supervisor during the general election on Nov. More...

Clarence Center zoning change approved

The Town Board approved a Master Plan amendment extending the traditional neighborhood district zoning along a portion of Goodrich Road in Clarence Center.  The area from Maple Street to the Peanut Line bicycle path was zoned single family resid More...

Local News

Keeping it wild: former resident working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Former Clarence resident Erin Clark has been working to preserve wilderness in Montana. More...

Sex offender locator available on social networking site

With a few clicks, users of a social networking site can get information about medium- and high-risk sex offenders living in their neighborhoods.   More...

Fire hall proposal defeated

Voters said no to the Clarence Fire District 1’s proposed $6 million building expansion and renovation project during a public referendum on Tuesday.  The proposal was defeated by a vote of 286-136.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Light rail system could link to Falls

I agreed with David Sherman’s take on the Light Rail Rapid Transit through Amherst to UB North. More...

Police Blotter

Police advise disorderly male to ‘go to bed’

Saturday, Oct. 22   A resident of Roseville Lane reported that kids were ringing doorbells and running away. More...

Obituaries

Leora L. Murray, former Westinghouse employee

Leora L. Murray, 98, of Clarence, died Sunday, Oct. 30 2011.  Mrs. Murray was born to George Edward Halter and Mary Ada Long in Clarence.  She was employed by Westinghouse in Cheektowaga and retired in 1982. More...

Death Notice

CLARKE, Allan M., of Clarence, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. Mr. Clarke is survived by his wife, Anna (nee Yuzwak); two sons, Nelson H. and Paul; two daughters, Nancy C. Mariani and Sharon Oudenool; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Holiday bazaar benefits cystic health

Women Interested in Cystic Health is holding a holiday bazaar from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Salvatore’s Restaurant, 6461 Transit Road at Genesee Street, Depew. For more information, call 677-4252.   More...

Jazzy, snazzy, country with a

Line dancing team gives boredom the boot

heir boots are made for walking, dancing and entertaining, and that’s just what they do. The members of the Hot Country Liners  Dance Team do what they love and love what they do. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Remembering the saints in our lives

This week marks two special days in the Christian calendar — All Saints’ Day is Nov. 1, and All Souls’ Day is Nov. 2. More...

Business

Show gives spotlight to artists

The upcoming artisan show at Dragonfly Studio & Salon is designed to highlight the talents of the business’s clients. More...

Events

WNYPA to hold membership meeting   More...

Bark ‘n Bow aims to pamper pets

When dogs visit Bark ‘n Bow, a new grooming and dog day care business, they have the option to play with other dogs rather than being stuck in a crate.  “Some people have to drag their dogs in — we want them to run in and have More...


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