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November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Small-business shopping should stay on your list

While this year’s recognition of Small Business Saturday — held Nov. More...

Spindle items

HEAP OUTREACH DATES — The Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus recently announced that 2017-18 Home Energy Assistance Program outreaches will be held throughout the county to assist residents in need this year. More...

Does excessive homework cripple the creative process?

School board members are unpaid stewards of public education. They are expected to have the wisdom of Solomon, the credibility of Lincoln and the financial acumen of Scrooge. In other words, why would anyone want to be one? More...

Sports

Reigning AA girls hoops champs seek repeat

As good as Clarence’s girls basketball team was last winter in ending a 13-year sectional title drought, foes of the Lady Red Devils need to realize that this season’s group has the potential to be even better. More...

Experience, scoring prowess among boys hoops team’s key returning parts

Clarence’s boys basketball team surged to five wins in its six final games during the 2016-17 season, and with a good number of key players back from that squad, coach Doug Ratka is optimistic about the Red Devils’ chances at improving on More...

Boys volleyball team holds season awards banquet

Clarence’s boys volleyball squad officially put the finishing touches on its 2017 season Nov. 15 by holding this year’s team awards banquet.  More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activites

Mark Twain’s 182nd Birthday Celebration   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 through Dec. 13. New, unwrapped toys will be collected for distribution. More...

Business

CoreLife Eatery continues Buffalo-area expansion with new location in Amherst

CoreLife Eatery, an active lifestyle restaurant offering a variety of greens, grains and broth-based dishes, continued bolstering its New York presence by opening a new location at 1595 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst on Nov. 25. More...

Crosby’s celebrates new Clarence location

Crosby’s is celebrating the grand opening of two new convenience stores in Clarence and Scio this week, bringing the total number of stores in the regional chain to 87.  More...

Events

Explore Buffalo plans festive holiday tours More...

Clarence native gains national recognition for voice acting work

When Maria Pendolino gave up a career in banking to pursue her dream of becoming a working actor, the sporadic jobs she’d receive as a voiceover artist were initially intended to provide little else than an opportunity to pay her rent.  More...

CHS student’s music video wins Hollywood media award

By her own account, Nov. More...

Local News

Schneiderman to FCC: Net Neutrality public comment process corrupted

As FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced its plan to dismantle the net neutrality regulations that ensure a free and open internet, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an open letter regarding the massive scheme to corrupt the FCC’s More...

Planning Board Agenda

7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29

1. Clayt Ertel requests a subdivision to create one new lot at 6659 Goodrich Rd..  2. Theodore Hallac requests a fill permit for 7149 Transit Rd., under the clearing, filling and grading local law.  More...

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market says thanks for a successful season

With an attitude of gratitude, the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market would like to say thank you to all who made our 15th season a great success.  Thank you to the Town of Clarence, Supervisor Patrick Casilio, Town Liaison Robert Geiger, the Highwa More...

Police Blotter

Comment on Puerto Rico causes stir at church

Saturday, Nov. 18   A disturbance between a mother and a teenage daughter was reported at a Northfield Road address. The mother’s boyfriend also got involved. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Shame on the president of the Clarence Hollow Association for equating the disrespectful actions of the NFL players to our town officials. The Republicans are nuts for approving this tax plan. They should stop it right now. More...

Lifestyles

CLERGY COLUMN

Thanksgiving a time to remember blessings

This is the season of Thanksgiving. In recent years, Thanksgiving has become slightly overshadowed. Halloween has become a much bigger holiday, and Christmas decorations seem to spring out of the earth the day after Halloween. More...

Harris Hill UMC to hold craft show

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, at 8495 Main St., Clarence, will hold its annual craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Craft tables are available at a cost of $30. More...

Community Services kicks off annual ‘Adopt-A-Family’ campaign

People throughout Western New York will have an opportunity to make a wish come true this holiday season. More...


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