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October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth pack meals for hungry

Teams of about 12 people formed assembly lines on Oct. More...

Editorials

State should provide towns with specific guidelines

The Town of Clarence is attempting to be proactive about fire company budget reserves after an audit report from the Office of the New York State Comptroller said the Town of Lancaster “likely provided more compensation than necessary to four f More...

Spindle items

HIGH TECH — Some consider ever-changing technology to be a blessing — the early adopters who rush out to buy the latest gizmo. More...

Consider all the facts, issues when voting for president on Nov. 6

The debates are over and the barrage of television commercials and personal attacks will cease within a few days. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BLEMEL, Winifred B. (Neuhaus), of Clarence Center, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. She was a member of St. Ann’s Society of St. Augustine, Clarence Center Garden Club, Clarence Home Bureau and the Clarence Bowling Academy. More...

Sports

Harris to play in nationally-televised game

Moriah Harris had a sophomore season on the softball diamond that many would love to achieve, so it’s no surprise that she has been dubbed a player to watch by many.  More...

Swimmers douse Lady Flames in battle of unbeaten

Clarence and Williamsville East’s girls swim teams met Oct. 16 for a battle of the only two unbeaten teams left in ECIC Division I.   When it was all over, Clarence swam to a convincing 117-68 win in front of a large home crowd.  More...

Boys soccer team finishes regular season undefeated, ranked in national poll

Lancaster gave Clarence’s boys soccer team a run for its money Wednesday, but in the end the Red Devils were able to persevere in double overtime, 1-0, to secure a perfect 12-0 record against ECIC Division I competition.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Yoga classes slated at Epiphany Church   More...

CLARENCE PU BLIC LIBRA RY

CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 25   More...

Literature

thurs. 25   Andrew Kolin — “State Power and Democracy: Andrew Kolin,” talk and book signing as part of the Rustling the Leaves series, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 25   Wellness Walk — 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 25 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org  fri. 26   More...

Reserve accounts discussed by town, fire companies

As the Town of Clarence continues its budget process, it’s trying to avoid the criticism leveled by the State Comptroller’s Office at the Town of Lancaster about the level of fire company reserves.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Gabe’s Collision getting more review

The Clarence Planning Board will evaluate the new design proposed by Gabe’s Collision, which is requesting permission to build at 5817 Transit Road.  On Aug. More...

Towne Mini gets development plan OK’d

The Planning Board has approved the development plan for construction of a new automotive sales and service operation for Towne Mini.  The Oct. 17 approval is for construction at the Towne Mini location at 8230-8240 Main St.  More...

Local News

Town Board Meeting

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Junior League accepting small grant applications

The Junior League of Buffalo is requesting proposals for its 2012-13 Community Assistance Small Grants Program.  Qualified not-for-profit, 501(c)(3)-designated agencies throughout Western New York are encouraged to apply for grant funding up to More...

Minority Caucus, comptroller unsure of Poloncarz’s tax increase

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says his proposed 2013 county budget restores funding for cultural organizations, but it also contains a 3.4 percent increase in the tax levy.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Mychajliw is great candidate

Mychajliw — can you spell it? Is it important?  Yes, it is most important. It is the last name of the great candidate for comptroller, Stefan Mychajliw.  More...

Police Blotter

Man upset with neighbor after demise of pine trees

Saturday, Oct. 13   A suspicious vehicle was reported at a business on Main Street. The vehicle had broken down, and the owner was advised to have it removed.  Sunday, Oct. 14   A disturbance was reported at a business on Main Street. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I just saw a new political sign on a front lawn in Clarence that reads, 2012 America vs. Obama. I find this poster offensive and somehow even un-American. More...

Education

Nativity of Mary School introduces new technology

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, located at Main Street and Harris Hill Road in Clarence, has recently introduced new technology to assist students. More...

On the Campus

The following Clarence Center residents graduated from Buffalo State College in August: Matthew McCall, with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering technology; Jason Ribbeck, with a Bachelor of Science degree in health and wellness; a More...

Lifestyles

Be a ‘pumpking’ this Halloween

Try these four designs to shake up your Halloween routine

Pumpkin carving is one of the staples among Halloween rituals, but just because it’s a tradition doesn’t mean it has to be done in a traditional way.  Perhaps you find yourself carving the same face with the triangle eyes and toothy More...

MOMS club planning event, collecting food

The MOMS Club of East Amherst/Clarence will hold a fundraising gala to benefit the Clarence Community Pantry on Friday, Nov. 2, at Orazio’s Restaurant, 9415 Main St., Clarence. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. and dinner will be at 7 p.m. More...

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Center at 633-5138 for more information or to sign up for activities. More...

Business

Events

Empire State College to hold info sessions   More...

Theodore’s Red Hots celebrates opening of third location

Ted Liaros is still working hard to honor the achievements of his grandfather — an immigrant from Greece who moved to Buffalo and established Ted’s Hot Dogs. More...

Community is the heart of the market

A s leaves begin to fall and frost is on the pumpkins, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all who helped to make the 10th anniversary season of our Clarence Hollow Farmers Market a huge success.  Thank you to the Town of Clarence, More...


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