Weekly Feature



October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence resident directs film to be premiered at local festival

Keith Lukowski and Larry Saunders are relative newcomers to the Buffalo film scene, but next week, when their first feature film is premiered at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, they hope to solidify their place among the area’s most More...

Editorials

Ghoulishly good safety tips for Halloween

It’s that time of year again, when all the ghouls, goblins, and an array of paw patrol characters emerge into the night to knock on decorated doors in the hopes of receiving a tasty treat. More...

Spindle items

CLARENCE CHAMBER AWARDS — The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s nomination forms for the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner can be picked up at area banks, Clarence Town Hall, Clarence Public Library, Eastern Hills Mall and the Chamber office, locat More...

Suffrage in New York State hits a milestone

History quiz: What was the first state east of the Mississippi River to grant women the right to vote?  If you guessed New York State, you’d be correct.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I thoroughly agree with the letter to the editor regarding Sheriff Howard’s disrespect for the law. Time and time again he has decided which laws he will enforce and which he will not enforce. More...

Education

Daemen named among best in state for nursing majors

Daemen College’s nursing programs have been named to the “10 Best Colleges for Nursing Majors in New York” list recently released by Zippia, an online resource for exploring career options.  In the new statewide list, Daemen is More...

Sports

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Third annual Comics Fest Join the library from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, for superhero-related activities, games and crafts. Transform into a superhero. Learn the secrets of comic creators. More...

Field hockey secures pair of shutouts down stretch

Clarence’s field hockey team will begin postseason play Thursday firing on all cylinders after securing shutout victories in two of its final three regular season games in improving to 13-3 overall.  More...

Boys volleyball falls to OP in marathon

The members of Clarence’s boys volleyball team were left saying “could have been” and “if only” following the Red Devils’ 27-29, 25-16, 24-26, 25-19, 12-15 setback to Orchard Park on Oct. 17.  More...

What's Going On

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director   More...

Trick-or-Treat night announced

The Town Supervisor’s office has announced that “Trick-or-Treat Night” in the Town of Clarence will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. For more information, contact Karen Jurek at 741-8930. More...

Business

Community solar project completed in Western New York

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and Montante Solar recently announced the completion of one of the first community solar projects in Western New York.  More...

Ronald McDonald House Charities celebrates Day of Change

Ronald McDonald House Charities recently celebrated its annual Day of Change on Oc.t 15 and more than 40 years of keeping families close. More...

Tops Markets to donate turkeys to food drive

A “Helping Our Neighbors Food Drive,” to benefit the Vietnam Veterans of America and the St. Francis Food Pantry during the holiday season, will run through Nov. More...

Breaking News - 10/30/2017 10:32 AM

Girl dies from injuries after ATV crash

Following an ATV crash on Oct. 22 has died, according to the Erie County Sherriff’s Office. More...

Rath seeks to prevent stolen valor through new law

Impersonation of a veteran or member of the military may soon become punishable by law if Legislator Ed Rath’s proposal is enacted by the Erie County Legislature. More...

Clarence Center artist to be featured in magazine

Clarence Center watercolor artist Kathleen Dworak said she once believed that her passion for art and painting was little more than a gratifying hobby.  More than 20 years later, painting has become much more than a leisurely pursuit for Dworak. More...

Local News

Democratic candidates prepare to take on Collins in congressional race

Democratic candidates Sean Bunny, Tom Casey and Nicholas Stankevich announced their intention to run against Chris Collins for the New York 27th District at a forum Friday evening.  At a forum held in the Village of Lancaster Municipal Building More...

VP VISIT

VP VISIT — Vice President Mike Pence visited Western New York on Oct. 17, stopping for a roundtable discussion at Performance Advantage Co. on Central Avenue in Lancaster. More...

Department of Health kicks off Poison Prevention Week

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is Oct. 22 through 28. Year-round, the Erie County Department of Health’s Division of Environmental Health educates residents about the dangers of lead and lead poisoning prevention techniques.  More...

Police Blotter

Man flees on foot following accident

Saturday, Oct. 14   Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street for a lighting violation and charged a 33-year-old woman with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. More...

Obituaries

James J. Daly, NYS police investigator

James J. Daly, 77, of Clarence, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.  Mr. Daly was born in Buffalo on May 17, 1940. He attended St. More...

Death Notices

ROOT, Martin J., of Clarence, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Mr. Root is survived by three siblings, JoEllen Swaine, David, and Martha Dippold. A memorial service was held on Oct. 17 at Zion Lutheran Church. More...

Lifestyles

Ronald McDonald House Charities to initiate new programs at Oishei Children’s Hospital

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York will sponsor a Family Lounge and a Happy Wheels Cart within the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, which will open on Friday, Nov. 10. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Revelation can teach us modern lessons

I am preparing to lead a study on Revelation — the final, most complicated and perhaps the most misunderstood and misused book of the Bible. It is a book that is meant to be appreciated and inspirational rather than understood. More...


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