Weekly Feature



November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Salt and County roads intersection presents major safety hazard, say residents

About a dozen residents and local government officials gathered in a conference room at Town Hall on the morning of Nov. 3, looking upward at a projector showing a Google Maps image of 10759 County Road.  More...

Editorials

Veterans Day: Honoring those with past service

A few years ago we wrote about the meaning of Memorial Day, which many observers seem to have confused with Veterans Day or Armed Forces Day. More...

Spindle items

VICTORY SPORTS OPEN HOUSE — Victory Sports Global Outreach Inc., a 501c3 non-profit with the mission of helping under-resourced schools, leagues, teams and athletes obtain the sports equipment they need to allow them to play a sport, is seeking More...

Another week, another mass shooting

Reading and hearing about deadly shootings and random acts of violence in this country are becoming as common as ants around a picnic basket.  Friday, a neighbor of Sen. Rand Paul allegedly assaulted the lawmaker outside his Kentucky home. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Kudos to the caller who commented on our garbage situation. I am in complete agreement with what was stated. More...

Lifestyles

Dragonfly Studio to hold artisan show

On Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dragonfly Studio & Salon will host its 7th annual artisan show at 8290 Main St. The show will include jewelry, candles, soaps, essential oils, paintings and photography. More...

‘Buffalo’s The Last Waltz’:

Musicians to recapture The Band’s farewell shows

For 16 years, five musicians traveled together, beginning with performances at dive bars and small clubs before taking the stage at the 1969 Woodstock concert and eventually headlining auditoriums and stadiums.  More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins   From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Tax presentation to be held by Chamber

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will present an informative program for current and prospective Chamber members. The Chamber will sponsor a presentation from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Clarence Public Library, Three Town Place, on Thursday, Nov. 9. More...

Contemporary Club sets meeting date

The Clarence Contemporary Club will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Orazio’s Restaurant, 9415 Main St., Clarence. A meeting and luncheon will be followed by a presentation by Joel Dombrowski, who will speak about the daredevils of Niagara Falls. More...

Business

Fearless Family Zone open for season at KeyBank Center

The Fearless Family Zone, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, is now open at KeyBank Center. More...

Buffalo-area Applebee's celebrate 10 years of honoring veterans

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NOCO participating in ‘Greenlight a Vet’ campaign

In recognition of Veterans Day this year, NOCO is a proud participant in the “Greenlight a Vet” campaign, which encourages people to change one light in a visible location at home or at work to green as a symbol of support and appreciatio More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2017 2:33 PM

DiCostanzo, Shear retain seats on Town Board

Republican incumbents Paul Shear and Peter DiCostanzo both retained their seats on the Clarence Town Board following last week’s election, each earning about 33 percent of the vote.DiCostanzo garnered the most votes of any candidate with 4,987, follo More...

With proposal to trim SALT deduction, Clarence wonders how effects will be felt

When Republican lawmakers unveiled the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” act last week, which includes several proposals in an effort to present a tax cut for middle- and high-income Americans, debate immediately ensued as to how the cut would be p More...

Local News

Man on mission to quash bullying after grandson’s death

A little more than six months since cyberbullying pushed his grandson to take his own life, Joe Smajdor is organizing what he hopes will be a solution to the growing problem. More...

Daemen to hold tree planting, veterans events

Daemen College will honor veterans and current military service members at a tree planting ceremony being held in celebration of Veterans Day at noon Friday, Nov. More...

STRINGING ALONG

STRINGING ALONG — The Clarence Guitar Quartet, composed of adult students from the Castellani/Andriaccio Guitar Studios, performed at the Clarence Senior Center on Oct. 25. More...

Letters to the Editor

Suffrage battle had Illinois roots

I read David Sherman’s piece about the New York suffrage centennial, and feel moved to stand up for the claims of the great state of Illinois.  More...

Police Blotter

Pin found in Halloween candy

Saturday, Oct. 28   A resident of Ava Lane reported that a large inflated Halloween decoration had been taken from his front yard. More...

Sports

Lady Red Devils swimmers excel in postseason

Clarence’s girls swimming squad continued to showcase its status as a perennial contender for success at both the team and individual levels recently with its exploits at both the annual ECIC and Section VI Championships meets.  More...

Girls team headed back to state final four; boys squad eliminated in Far West Regional

Soccer playoffs

Clarence’s girls soccer team will get the chance to see if the third time is indeed the charm Saturday when it once again takes on Massapequa in the state Class AA semifinals, a game that this year will be held at Cortland State College.  More...

CORINNE CAN FLY

CORINNE CAN FLY — Corinne Lorenz prepares to spring into the air off the vault while competing in the Section VI Girls Gymnastics Championships Thursday at Clarence. More...

Entertainment

Film/Video

fri. 10, sat. 11, mon. 13 & wed. 15   More...

Comedy

thurs. 9  ComedySportz Minor League provides improv training to local residents. They have been working hard with their coaches - come out and see what they’ve learned so far, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Performance

thurs. 9   The Fredtown Stompers — Playing old-school jazz charts from 1910-1930, as part of the Jazz at the Carnegie Art Center, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda; $. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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