Weekly Feature



August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Damage from severe storms can be mitigated

It has been a wild summer for weather, and most of it has, unfortunately, not been due to hot or sunny days. More...

Spindle items

GOODRICH ROAD — The Erie County Department of Public Works anticipates that the long-awaited road reconstruction work on Goodrich Road will begin soon.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 11, 1892   The public schools here will commence on Monday, Sept. 5th, and continue for a term of 10 months. A limited number of non-resident pupils will be admitted at the rate of thirty-five cents per week.  More...

Lifestyles

NFTA veteran bomb dog a repeat pick for high-profile security details

I n his short but illustrious working life, King, one of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s top explosives detection dogs, has seen a lot.  More...

What's Going On

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Clarence KidBiz Market   More...

Clarence Public Libray Calendar of Activities

Digital Bookmobile   More...

Harris Hill UMC to host kids’ party

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., Clarence, will host a “Trollstice Party” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. The event will be a fun and free night for children ages 4 through 12. More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield’s enhance digital wellness tools

As the demand for digital health tools continues to rise, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has introduced an enhanced digital wellness platform, My- Health, developed in partnership with Welltok, the leading consumer health enterprise company More...

Food Bank of WNY expands operations with new distribution center

The Food Bank of WNY announced the expansion of its operations in Chautauqua County today with the unveiling of its new Chautauqua County Distribution Center and new Partners Fighting Hunger delivery truck.  More...

Performance Management Partners Inc. adds new hire for business development

Performance Management Partners Inc., a full-service talent management firm based in Buffalo, recently announced the addition of Rachel Petrella, who will join the firm as director of business development.  More...

Street festival to showcase Vision: Main Street plan

Clarence’s “Vision: Main Street” plan hopes to create a more pedestrian-friendly environment for the town’s main thoroughfare that is also conducive to commercial development. More...

READY TO TASTE

READY TO TASTE — Serena Grossmann of Akron, left, is served a cajun fish taco by Bruce Hakes from the Protocol Restaurant during the 14th Annual Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night held at the C More...

Local News

County executive submits shared services plan

County Executive Mark Poloncarz has submitted the Erie County Shared Services Savings Panel’s Plan to the County Legislature, a cost-savings proposal that could annually save taxpayers millions of dollars if specific initiatives are implemented More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9

Agenda items   1. Public hearing to consider a special exception use permit for a secondary living unit at 5355 Willow Lake Drive.  More...

Morton’s law would ensure American-made tag on Erie County purchases

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton, R-Cheektowaga, wants to bring the term “Buy American” out of the abstract and into the concrete at the county level, and a proposed law announced Tuesday would be the first step in doing that.  More...

Police Blotter

Deceased mother’s property causes fight

Saturday, July 29   Deputies were called to a complaint of loud music at an address on Heise Road. Patrol requested that the music be turned down to a reasonable level as it was nearly midnight.  More...

Sports

‘Blue’ Athletics’ summer season concludes

The West Seneca “Blue” Athletics summer track and field program saw its 2017 season come to an end Thursday when its competitors took part in the Southern Erie Running Club’s Summer Track and Field Competition at Pioneer High School More...

Girls hoops wins thrice in summer leagues

Clarence’s varsity girls basketball team came away with three wins during recent play in both the Sweet Home and Amherst Summer Leagues.  More...

Fall sports starting dates announced

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Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 10   Dosareality — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, at the corner of Main and Rock streets, Williamsville.  More...

Performance

thurs. 10   The New Direction Band — Will perform at the Lackawanna Senior Center Concert in the Park, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at 230 Martin Road, Lackawanna. www.thenewdirectionband.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 10   Robert Randolph and the Family Band will perform Thursday, Aug. 10, as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, with music starting at 5 p.m. at Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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