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November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Tonawanda Creek Road granted welcome relief

Last month, about 80 people packed St. More...

Spindle items

HAUNTED HOLLOW — The “Haunted Hollow” fundraiser put on by Gary and Margaret Server of Clarence Center raised a total of $17,207 through the four-week period it was open. More...

Cubs’ victory celebrated solemnly by Ernie Banks’ son

Late on Saturday night, Oct. 29, the doors to a post-game VIP party across the street from Wrigley Field opened. More...

Police Blotter

Bad check written on account of deceased

Saturday, Oct. 29   • A 29-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree following a traffic stop on Main Street. He was also ticketed for speeding.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

So little Conner Road gets smooth road repair, and northern Goodrich Road is still untouched. That’s real fair. .It looks like all the guys who do the bait and shoot program called in last week. More...

Sports

Free program to try hockey slated for Saturday in Lockport

The Clarence Mustangs and Lockport Youth Hockey will be partnering to offer a “Try Hockey For Free” clinic as part of “Come Play Hockey Month” starting at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Clarence dominates with player in each spot

All-Bee Girls Soccer -- First Team

It’s not uncommon on all-star teams for one or two schools — especially the really successful ones — to see multiple players earn accolades. More...

Amherst’s Fildes dubbed Girls’ Coach of the Year

Amherst girls soccer coach JoAnna Fildes isn’t one to back away from a challenge, like when she kept a roster of nearly 30 players this fall because there was that much talent — both in terms of established players, as well as those looki More...

What's Going On

Annual Harvest Dinner set

The Zion Lutheran Church will hold its annual Harvest Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at the church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. The proceeds will benefit the youth ministry at the church. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Presentation: Alexander Hamilton   Respected historian Ron Chernow, in his acclaimed biography of Alexander Hamilton, helps us gain a fuller understanding and a deeper appreciation of one of the most important and yet most misunderstood of the F More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney Executive Director Jessica Notarius Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper Recreation Department  More...

Incumbents retain seats throughout town, county

While election results are not yet official according to the Erie County Board of Elections and not all of the polling sites have completed reporting numbers, More...

Tonawanda Creek Road gets much-needed funding for repair work

For the residents of Tonawanda Creek Road and the surrounding areas, the saga isn’t over, but a light may indeed be shining brightly at the end of the tunnel.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Poczik prepares for Part Two of popular Hamilton talk

Through the years, Clarence speaker Bob Poczik has tackled an array of subjects, covering everything from Tibetan refugees to the political instability of the Middle East. More...

Local News

Turps Rustics hopes to furnish Clarence homes

What began as a necessity became a career

When Michael Turpin was set for his second deployment to Iraq in August 2005, his Marine Corps unit was told they were leaving for the Al Asad Air Base the next day. More...

PUMPKINS AWAY

PUMPKINS AWAY — Last month at the Great Pumpkin Farm, students Matthew DePlato (grey) and Rob Tirone (plaid) of Williamsville South, worked with teacher Jeff Yap using science and technology to More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 12, 1891   More...

Letters to the Editor

Haunted Hollow a major success

Kudos to Gary and Margaret Server of Clarence Center. As a result of their creativity and tireless efforts, their personal haunted house raised $17,257 over a four-week period to benefit the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.  More...

All homeowners should apply for STAR exemptions

The 2016-17 state budget made some unnecessary changes to the state’s successful School Tax Relief program. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie L. Jones, music teacher and instructor

Marjorie Louise Jones (nee Clarke), 82, of Clarence, formerly of Snyder, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.  Mrs. Jones grew up in Girard, Ohio, and was an accomplished student and musician, graduating with honors from Girard High School. More...

Antoinette O. Lafornara, public school teacher

Antoinette O. Lafornara (nee Oglialoro), 101, of Clarence, formerly Williamsville, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.  Mrs. Lafornara was born on May 9, 1915, in Buffalo and has been a lifelong resident of Western New York.  More...

Death Notice

BEYER, Edith Ann (nee Hafner), of Clarence, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. Mrs. Beyer is survived by four children, Judith, Dr. James, Joel and Jeffrey; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Law firm gives girl with heart defects a bedroom makeover

With a little professional help and about $4,000, Amherst lawyer Rosanna Berardi and her law office are making Piper Francis’ dreams come true. More...

Talk on egg industry scheduled

Jeanette Kreher will speak on the history of the egg industry at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and refreshments will be served. The program is free.   More...

Pair honeymoon in St. Lucia following Clarence nuptials

Jennifer E. Anthone married Justin D. Kloss in an early afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at Our Lady of Peace Church in Clarence. The Rev. Thomas Doyle offciated. The bride is the daughter of Lisa and Dr. David Anthone of Clarence. More...

Business

Training Edge raises money for breast cancer awareness

Because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one local business hosts an annual event to raise money toward that cause.  But this year was special for The Training Edge Krav Maga Training Center, at 8200 Main St., Williamsville, be More...

Are you ready to request a business loan?

Today, more and more individuals have visions of achieving success by opening their own business. I have met several of these individuals throughout my career, and many are unaware of what must be done to get their business up and running. More...

Gas prices increase in New York, says AAA

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.21 per gallon, which marks no change from last week. The New York State average is $2.40 per gallon, up 2 cents from last week. More...


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