Weekly Feature



January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

HEAP outreach dates to assist residents in need

Home Energy Assistance Program outreaches will be held throughout the county to assist residents in need this year. More...

Spindle items

NEW TOWN LANDMARKS — The Clarence Historic Preservation Commission recently announced that two properties have been designated as Town Historic Landmark. More...

Pioneering US astronauts fading into history books

American astronauts have a sad thing in common with American veterans of World War II. Many of these men and women with the right stuff have passed away recently, leaving only their names in history books. More...

Education

Canisius presents lecture in honor of UN Holocaust Remembrance Day

Canisius College and the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo present “One Person Can Make a Difference,” a lecture by Jeannie Smith, daughter of Irena Gut Opdyke at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar

   More...

Boys basketball team doubles win total

Clarence’s boys basketball team picked up a pair of impressive victories in a three-day span last week to improve to 4-5 on the season.  More...

Kohler among dozen to enter WNY chapter of US Lacrosse Hall

Former Clarence girls coach Doug Kohler, former Orchard Park boys lacrosse coach Gene Tundo and Amherst girls coach Janet Battaglia are among the 12 members recently selected to the Western New York Chapter of U.S. More...

What's Going On

Zion Lutheran to hold Reformation study

Zion Lutheran Church, at 9535 Clarence Center Road, is holding a “Digging Deeper into Luther and the Reformation” study. Pastor Chuck Biegner is leading the 10-week study of the importance of the movement. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday  Knitting Club   The Clarence Knitting Club will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. More...

Business

Buffalo Cigars to open Transit Road location

Cigar and tobacco enthusiasts will soon have another place to relax with a stogie, as the owners of Buffalo Cigars are in the final preparations for opening a second location on Transit Road in Amherst.  More...

H&R Construction announces retirement of president and CEO

H&R Construction Parts and Equipment, Inc. recently announced the retirement of President and CEO Larry D. Mohr and named Aaron B. Lian, currently the company’s COO, to the position.  More...

Events

Maria Love Fund accepting grant applications More...

Residents flock to prepay 2018 taxes despite confusion

Before the champagne flowed for New Year’s celebrations, many Western New Yorkers were scrambling to prepay their 2018 property taxes, hoping they would thus qualify for certain deductions to be lost with the passage of last month’s feder More...

Chamber looks to rebound in 2018 as it sets new direction

As the Clarence Chamber of Commerce enters 2018 without a president at its helm, those involved with the organization view the new year as an opportunity-filled clean slate.  More...

LANDMARK STATUS

LANDMARK STATUS — The property at 4865 Meadowbrook Road has been announced as a Town Historic Landmark by the Clarence Historic Preservation Commission. More...

Local News

Schneiderman warns against price gouging during winter storms

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently issued a consumer alert warning both consumers and businesses about price gouging ahead in relation to the winter storms that are impacting parts of New York state.  More...

FUNDRAISERS

FUNDRAISERS — Matthew Latawiec, and his wife, Stephanie, owners of Jada Blitz Training on Transit Road, last week raised more than $2,000 for Roswell Park as part of a 24-hour treadmill walk. More...

Local film industry workers decry bill aimed at repealing film production tax credits

Nearly one month after state Sen. More...

Police Blotter

Man riding bike in winter causes alarm

Saturday, Dec. 30 Patrol responded to an address on Sheridan Drive. The man in the upper apartment was refusing to open the door to allow the plumber in to fix a leaking pipe in the upstairs bathroom. The man allowed the plumber in. More...

Obituaries

David A. Bogey, teacher

David Adrian Bogey, 77, of Clarence, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017.  Mr. Bogey was born on Feb. More...

Death Notice

BANKO, Walter J. Sr., of Clarence, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Mr. Banko is survived by three children, Buddy, Don, and Trish Binner; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

Contemporary club to meet

The Clarence Contemporary Club will hold its first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St. Donations for Friends of Night People will be collected. More...

So, you want to write a book …

Workshop to navigate nonfiction publishing process

A re you interested in publishing a book and becoming an author? More...

Entertainment

Comedy

thurs. 11  ComedySportz Minor League provides improv training to local residents. They have been working hard with their coaches — so come out and see what they’ve learned so far, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Performance

thurs. 11   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 11 Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
Click for schedule