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January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Common sense, preparedness beneficial in winter

A s we move through winter and even in the early spring, there will always be a possibility of snow accumulation. More...

Spindle items

HOLIDAY HEROES BLOOD DRIVE — More than 45 local firefighters and police officers will participate in Unyts’ Holiday Heroes campaign, helping to save lives during the most critical time of year for blood donations. More...

Looking back as we look ahead to 2018

Sixty-eight was not so great. It would be premature to assume this is my age. Instead, I refer to the trials and tribulations of 50 years ago – 1968.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SIRACUSE, Rosalie J., of Clarence, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Ms. Siracuse was preceded in death by three siblings, Aloysius Siracuse, Angela Siracuse and Josephine Campagna. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Dec. More...

Sports

Girls basketball team wins two of last three

Clarence’s girls basketball team bounced back from a tough loss in the Southern Tier on Dec. More...

Hockey team tops Ken East

Games that haven’t ended in ties have tended to be decided by a single goal most of the time so far this season for Clarence’s hockey team, but that wasn’t the case Thursday when the Red Devils faced Kenmore East in non-league actio More...

Boys swimming tops West Seneca, finishes first in annual Quad Meet

Clarence’s boys swimming team was able to enter the holiday break with some good momentum on its side, thanks to a decisive 116-70 victory over West Seneca on Dec. More...

What's Going On

Zion Lutheran to hold Reformation study

The Zion Lutheran Church, located at 9535 Clarence Center Road, will hold a “Digging Deeper into Luther and the Reformation” study starting Tuesday, Jan. 9. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Preschool JumpBunch   The JumpBunch program introduces sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting; builds coordination and interest in sports; teaches through praise and encouragement; offers a safe, noncompetitive environment; and p More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield encourages residents to think carefully before surgery

It’s estimated that 48 million people undergo surgery each year in the United States and preparation plays a significant role in their overall experience and recovery process.  The decision to have surgery is a significant one, especially More...

Consumer protections proposed for life insurance, annuity products

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week said the Department of Financial Services has proposed new consumer protections that would adopt a “best interest” standard for those licensed to sell life insurance and annuity products.  More...

Interior design team opens Williamsville office

Gavigan and Gruppo recently opened an interior design firm at 17 N. Long St., Williamsville.  The firm’s owners, Nicole Gavigan and Danielle Gruppo, work with clients who have varied residential and commercial spaces.  More...

Charitable Gaming Act gives nonprofits digital fundraising tools

Nonprofits in New York state received an early Christmas present from the state Assembly when Gov. More...

CHEERS TO 2018

CHEERS TO 2018 — Carrie Keane, left, Cheryl Golonka, Katie Stahlka and Kathy Yu toast during their New Year's Eve dinner at The Hollow Bistro & Brew on Sunday. More...

Local News

Church’s lecture to address cybersecurity

North Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Forest Road, Amherst, will offer a breakfast lecture titled “Cybersecurity Simplified” from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Akron-Newstead Rotary auction raises $25,000

Residents and members of the Akron-Newstead business community gathered last month with Rotarians and their guests at the Akron Fire Hall for a festive evening featuring food, friends, fellowship, and community outreach.  More...

YMCA offers membership discounts

With 2018 less than a week away, YMCA is kicking off the new year with a chance to save on membership.  According to YMCA officials members who join through Wednesday, Jan. More...

Letters to the Editor

History made with Little Rock

I concur with Mr. Sherman on the excitement of the historical 75-minute ceremony for the commissioning of the USS Little Rock. More...

Police Blotter

Marijuana brownies found in car

Saturday, Dec. 23   • Patrol was called to a residence on County Road for an intoxicated family member who was causing a problem. The person left prior to the arrival of patrol.  More...

Education

Williamsville schools Board reviews class ranking elimination

As a way to introduce more public participation during its meetings, the Williamsville School Board is reviewing the possibility of adding a second public expression period to each of its sessions. More...

Edward Furlani named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

University at Buffalo researcher Edward P. Furlani, whose work in microfluidics, inkjet systems, optoelectronics and other fields is recognized worldwide, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.  More...

ON THE MAP

ON THE MAP — Jackson Korn, a fifth grade student at Ledgeview Elementary, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Dec 21. More...


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