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November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

We must learn from Jamey Rodemeyer’s case

Following a nine-week investigation by the Amherst Police Special Victims Unit, Chief John Askey said last week that none of the circumstances and events surrounding the Sept. More...

Spindle items

SWEATER WEATHER — Break out your ugly sweaters to support the nonprofit organization Kawelle.  More...

The power of print: Union Leader endorses Gingrich

I t is unusual when a medium that writes headlines can make them as well. Such was the case Sunday when the New Hampshire Union Leader endorsed Newt Gingrich in the state’s 2012 presidential primary.  More...

Police Blotter

Teen’s attempt to impress female friend goes awry

Saturday, Nov. 19   Deputies responded to the Clarence bike path near Barnum Road for a report of man with a rifle. The man was hunting.  Several police agencies were involved in the search for a missing 11-year-old autistic male. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HEIM, Robert Philip of Clarence, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. Mr. Heim is survived by his wife, Lorna Mary (nee Brodfurer); three sons, Joseph E., Andrew R. and Thomas P.; and five grandchildren. Arrangements were made by Shepard Bros. More...

Sports

Red Devil cagers prepare for life without Hill, Funk

Clarence’s boys basketball team has enjoyed quite a run over the past two seasons, but if the Red Devils are going to have a shot at repeating that success this winter, it will be because some new faces stepped up their games and became bigger More...

BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 12-2 at Amherst Tourney (Nichols) 6 p.m. 12-3 at Amherst Tourney (vs. TBA) TBA (12 or 1:30 p.m.) 12-13 at Lancaster 7: More...

Deep bench has girls hoops coach envisioning lots of defensive pressure, transition offense

Twelve players may not sound like the biggest of basketball teams — especially at a school the size of Clarence — but Lady Red Devils coach Erin Booker is more interested in the high level of quality players she has rather than the quanti More...

Entertainment

Symphonic

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Family Activities

thurs. 1   After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Performance

fri. 2   A Christmas Pie — The Freudig Singers invite you to bring your friends and your appetite as the serve up seasonal music and traditional dessert reception, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at St. More...

Clarence native’s career takes him to Brazil

Lucas Kurtz is a foreign legal consultant for a law firm in Brazil, acting as a liaison between Brazilian attorneys and clients from the United States and Europe.  More...

Santa Claus comes to town

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Local News

ECWA approves 2012 budget

The Erie County Water Authority approved its 2012 budget on Nov. 23. The budget holds the water rate at the current level but adds $3 per quarter to the Infrastructure Investment Charge, or about 3 cents per day for each customer.  More...

Supervisor’s race now official

David Hartzell has officially won the race for Clarence town supervisor.  Hartzell said the Erie County Board of Elections reported that he received 297 more votes than did his opponent, incumbent supervisor Scott Bylewski. More...

Kester publishes poems

Gunilla Theander Kester has published her second poetry chapbook, “Mysteries I-XXIII.” Composed of questions, reflections and the grief natural to a sudden loss of love and friendship, the collection marks the journey of a broken heart.&n More...

Letters to the Editor

Community support is appreciated

I wanted to take the time to say thank you for your support during the recent election.  More...

Budgets should stay within tax cap

New York State passed a tax cap that limits a local government’s overall growth in the property tax levy to 2 percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.At the recent senior center elections for board directors, the ballot number was entered after our signature when we signed in. This leaves me skeptical of a fair election for members. More...

Education

On the Campus

Patricia DiVita of Clarence is a member of Colleges Against Cancer, an organization sponsored by the American Cancer Society, at Ashland University. More...

Lifestyles

Santa’s auction benefits Canisius scholars

Canisius College Scholarship Associates will hold a Santa’s auction and Christmas luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road, Clarence. The silent auction will begin at 10:30 a.m. More...

Recognizing red flags, respect

Website informs youth about abusive relationships

Questions, threats, control and embarrassment. More...

Bee Weddings Engagements

Cimato-Kern   Mary D. and Ferdinando A. Cimato of Clarence Center announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Nicole Cimato, to Lee Vincent Kern, son of Pamela and Gary Kern of Rochester.  More...

Business

Events

BNTP announces December Holiday Fundraiser More...

Brothers of Mercy Community launches updated website

The Brothers of Mercy Community, a nonprofit residential and health care campus in Clarence, has launched a redesigned website. More...

Food drive to benefit homeless pets

As part of an international effort spearheaded by Pet Sitters International, the world’s largest association for professional pet sitters, the Hungry Bowl Pet Food Drive will collect much-needed pet food donations for local shelters across the More...


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