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January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Town needs to back north Harris Hill residents

Residents of the north Harris Hill neighborhood off Main Street in Clarence are wary about the impacts that a proposed Tim Hortons drive-thru could have on their neighborhood. And why wouldn’t they be? More...

Spindle items

JOIN THE ACADEMY — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2016 Spring Citizens’ Academy. The spring session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 8, and last through the middle of May.  More...

The strange case of John Scott, the NHL’s ‘non-star’

I t should have been the opportunity of a lifetime for the indestructible forward from Edmonton. But instead, he missed the brass ring and finds himself relegated to minor league hockey. More...

Police Blotter

Woman accused of stealing from Tim Hortons register

Saturday, Jan. 9   Deputies responded to a suspicious incident at a storage facility on Transit Road. It appears that someone had forced open the gate and tried to break into some storage units.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BROWNSCHIDLE, Lois J. (nee Hoppe), of Amherst, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2015. She is survived by her husband, John; four sons, Lee, Terry, Jack and Mark; one daughter, Joanne Brown; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Janzow’s career high not enough to help boys hoops in loss to OP

Ben Janzow’s importance to Clarence’s boys basketball team has been growing greater and greater over the past few weeks to where he’s been able to crack the starting lineup in the last handful of games. More...

Free-throw success helps girls hoops win pair

Making foul shots hasn’t been one of the things Clarence’s girls basketball team has done particularly well or consistently this season, but coach Erin Booker’s emphasis on their importance in practice certainly paid off during the More...

Hockey team earns split at Canandaigua tourney

Clarence’s hockey team closed out a stretch of three games in as many days Saturday by shutting out the host squad, 7-0, behind a dominant 38-6 shots advantage in the consolation round of the Canandaigua Tournament.  More...

Business

Business leadership club has good day at competition

Multiple members of the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Clarence High School found success at the FBLA district competition on Saturday at Williamsville East High School in Amherst. More...

Hollow Association ready for 2016

A nother year working to improve Clarence Hollow is about to begin. On Thursday, Jan. 14, we held our first board meeting of the new year. More...

Events

BNSME slates Jan. 25 dinner meeting More...

Residents express concerns about drive-thru

A proposed Tim Hortons drive-thru at the corner of Main Street and Westwood Road brought dozens of concerned neighboring residents to Town Hall on Jan. More...

Lions hope to see fundraiser thrive again

The Clarence Lions Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in the cafeteria at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Church member starts Free Lunch Program

During the winter months, a Free Lunch Program offers food and fellowship at Faith United Church of Christ, located at 1300 Maple Road in Williamsville. The program was initiated by church member and retired elementary teacher Sandra Hamann.  More...

State Senate passes legislation eliminating GEA

Last week, the New York State Senate passed legislation that completely abolishes the gap elimination adjustment this year. Sen. Michael Ranzenhofer voted in favor of the bill.  More...

Brookfield Women's Association

BROOKFIELD WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION — The Brookfield Country Club Women’s Association recently installed its 2016 officers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Convenience store will pose dangers   As a 40-year resident of Vernon Circle, I am writing this letter in regard to the proposed Kenyon’s Variety convenience store complex at Main Street and Westwood Drive in Clarence. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Now that winter is here, it’s time for law enforcement of Sidewalk Removal Code 189-3 in Clarence. More...

Education

Scholarship opportunity available

Clarence Community & Schools Federal Credit Union is offering a $500 scholarship to any local high school senior planning to attend college. The scholarship is granted in memory of past CEO/Treasurer Louis J. Nanni.  More...

On the Campus

Potsdam State College has named the following Clarence and Williamsville residents to its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester: Allison Grant, Jacqueline Herb, Mackenzie Hoffman, Brianna Ridler and Eric Villalta.  More...

Lifestyles

Lions pancake breakfast tickets on sale now

The Clarence Lions Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in the cafeteria at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St. More...

Radiating 'BUFFALOVE'

Young preservationist protects, sustains historic neighborhoods on West Side

When Bernice Radle considers the past decade of her life, the only constant has been surges of change and self-perpetuated advancement in the field of preservation, energy efficiency and real estate on Buffalo’s West Side.  More...

MEET Your NEIGHBORS

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Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 21   Winter History Course Session 1 — 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo, 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 245-3032  fri. 22-sun. 31   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 21   More...

Auditions

mon. 25   More...


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