Weekly Feature



November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence resident receives Culture of Excellence Award for service to veterans

Vietnam veteran and Clarence resident Norm Murray spent 40 years supplying the hardwood community with wood protection products, but it has been the relentless work he has performed to tell the stories of veterans that has earned him the most recogni More...

Editorials

Practice vigilance and being a good neighbor

We have noticed that some of the most common reports answered by law enforcement in Clarence are complaints regarding items stolen from unlocked vehicles. More...

Spindle items

WINTER PARKING — No parking on any town or county streets will be allowed from Nov. 1 to April 30 during the hours of 1 to 7 a.m. Violators will be subject to a parking tag fine. Repeat violators will be towed at the owner’s expense. More...

Meals on Wheels a campaign for all seasons

What if you honestly did not know where your next warm meal was coming from? What if you had to decide between turning up the thermostat in your home or turning on the oven? More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I live on Wehrle Drive. If I put my leaves in the road, it would be a major problem. Why do residents on Connection and Roxbury put leaves in the road? When you drive there, two cars can’t go by. Why isn’t the town enforcing its codes? More...

Education

Canisius College establishes WNY teacher residency program

The Center for Urban Education at Canisius College recently announced the establishment of the Western New York Teacher Residency program. More...

Sports

Girls volleyball season concludes in regional

Clarence’s girls volleyball team ran into a tough competitor in Section V’s Victor Thursday in this year’s Class AA Far West Regional at Daemen College, and despite the best efforts of a squad whose roster included a pair of four-ti More...

Massapequa ends girls’ soccer season in state’s AA semifinal for third time

The third time was not the charm for Clarence’s girls soccer team Saturday, as Section VIII’s Massapequa found an even more devastating way to end the Lady Red Devils’ season in 2017 than it did when the squads met in the Class AA s More...

Daemen College to hold boys soccer prospect camp

The Daemen College men’s soccer program will conduct the Wildcats Winter Individual Development Camp Sunday, Nov. 19, at the newly-renovated Williamsville South High School Stadium, 5950 Main St., Williamsville.  More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

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

Brothers of Mercy set as ‘Toys for Tots’ drop-off

The Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments, at 10500 Bergtold Road, Clarence, will serve as a Toys for Tots collection site between Nov. 1 and Dec. 13. New, unwrapped toys will be collected for distribution. More...

Business

Town ‘takes a knee’ on fireworks

The sixth annual Hollowfest will be held from Thursday, June 29, to Saturday, July 1. This has turned into a townwide 4th of July celebration. Last year, it was evident that it is now an event that many people look forward to attending. More...

Operation: Rock Out Hunger to help neighbors in need of holiday meals

In an effort to provide holiday meals to hungry local families, the 12th Annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger, presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Community Services begins annual Adopt-A-Family campaign

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled recently kicked off its 2017 Adopt-A-Family campaign. More...

Creekwood Meadows, Fountain Court projects get plan approval

After months of negotiating several key elements of the Creekwood Meadows development plan, the Planning Board gave its stamp of approval to the 30-lot open-space design subdivision at its Nov. 8 board meeting.  More...

Local photographer to offer portrait session for charity

Jonathan Kaye of Wilmack Photography threw around ideas with staff as to how they could best prepare for the upcoming holiday season.  Before long, the holiday spirit enveloped them as their focus shifted from turning a profit to generating a s More...

Local News

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 More...

Town Board Meeting

6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15

Agenda items   1. Public hearing to consider the 2018 preliminary budget and special districts assessment roll for the Town of Clarence.  2. More...

New helicopters signal ‘tremendous step forward’ for Mercy Flight

Mercy Flight of Western New York is acquiring three new helicopters for $23 million, in a move officials say will increase the emergency management organization’s response times, safety and overall operational abilities.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to voters for support

Voters, thank you for honoring us with your vote last week. We are humbled by your vote of confidence and are grateful to continue to represent the Town of Clarence. More...

Police Blotter

Man charged in Home Depot theft scam

Saturday, Nov. 4   A resident of Cobblestone Drive reported that someone had stolen an iPad and cash from a vehicle. The complainant was able to track the iPad via the Apple tracking application. More...

Obituaries

Juliane M. Foley, active with youth groups

Juliane M. Foley (nee Macakanja), 50, of Amherst, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.  Mrs. Foley was born on July 26, 1967. More...

Death Notice

SIMMONS, Charles R., of Williamsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Mr. Simmons is survived by his wife, Phyllis (nee Carniato); three children, Sandra DePaolo, Charles, and Jennifer Raymaker; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo City Mission continues to serve area’s homeless

100 Years Later...

When the Buffalo City Mission opened its doors in 1917, it provided services similar to a soup kitchen, offering food and shelter to those in need. More...

Couple wed at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City

Courtney L. McEachon married Thomas Z. Horton during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. The Rev. Roger J. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

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Dance

Ladies Night Out Event:  sat. 18   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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