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November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence High gets set for fall performance of ‘The Mousetrap’

The Clarence High School Drama Club is preparing to present a murder mystery for this year’s fall play.  Lou Vitello will be directing “The Mousetrap” at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Editorials

Use common sense outside during hunting season

With several hunting and trapping seasons now open, it’s important for outdoor enthusiasts who may be taking a leisurely fall or winter walk to use safety precautions throughout the season.  More...

Spindle items

SUICIDE PREVENTION — International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day of the year when people who are affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing a More...

‘Distaff side’ emerges as driving force in Congress

The long-awaited results of the 2018 general election held only a few surprises, but the split between male and female members of Congress was a surprise to many.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I love that they put sidewalks and bike lanes and repaved Main Street between Transit and Sheridan but when are they going to put the street signs back up? They need to be replaced, especially on the south side where the work seems to be completed. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HEIM, Phyllis (nee Romance), of Clarence, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Mrs. Heim is survived by four children, Sharon Jette, Gary Heim, Marlene Heim Rose and Mark Heim; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Boys fall in title game, girls in semifinal round

Class AA soccer states

When it comes to high school soccer among the largest schools New York State has to offer, 2018 proved to be the year of Monroe-Woodbury.  More...

First Teamers boast experience, playoff success

All-Bee Girls Soccer

The 2018 All-Bee Girls Soccer First Team honorees succeeded not just as individuals, but led their respective teams to deep postseason runs for the most part. More...

First Team loaded with sectional champs

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Team success is a common theme for the 2018 All-Bee Boys Soccer First Team. All but one of the players on the squad at least played for a sectional championship, while five of the players are Section VI champions. More...

What's Going On

Strength training classes scheduled

Every Body Physical Therapy, 5635 Harris Hill Road, offers 30-minute group strength training classes at 8:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and at 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Weights are provided. Aerobic jazz classes are offered at 9 a.m. More...

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

English Conversation Circle The English Conversation Circle is a place for tea and conversation in English for nonnative speakers. Sessions will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 15 and 29. No registration is necessary. More...

Business

CHA gears up for holiday festivities

I t is hard to believe the holidays are almost here. That means it is time for the Clarence Hollow Association holiday party.  Once again, the party will be held at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse. More...

OPEIU, Local 153 approves contract with BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

The 450 employees at Blue- Cross BlueShield of Western New York, members of OPEIU, Local 153, overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement.  More...

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

In an effort to provide holiday meals to hungry community members, 97 Rock, Kaleida Health and the Food Bank of WNY are teaming up for the 13th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger. The weeklong holiday food and fund drive will be held from 2 p.m. More...

Few surprises in local races as Collins wins re-election

If the “blue wave” that propelled Democrats to retaking control of the House of Representatives washed across the nation on election night, it never quite reached the shores of Erie County.  More...

School district decides to keep 10 rifles for team, sell others

After months of deliberation and heated debate, the Clarence Central School District has answered the tricky question of what to do with a cache of rifles stored on school grounds but phased out of competition: Keep the best ones for training and sel More...

Local News

WORTHY WREATHS

WORTHY WREATHS — Nicole Siejak, of Clarence Center, looks at holiday wreaths from Kreations With Heart during the 42nd annual Holiday Arts & Craft Show held at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse on Nov. 4. Photo by Jim Smerecak. More...

Subdivision plan between Goodrich and Keller roads draws residents’ ire

More than a dozen residents descended on the Planning Board’s Nov. 7 meeting to denounce a potential subdivision that homeowners say would both damage the character of the neighborhood and threaten its safety and serenity.  More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14

1. Consider the Preliminary Budget and Special Districts Assessment Roll for the Town of Clarence for the year 2019  2. More...

Letters to the Editor

Why ignorance of zoning laws?

Those in Clarence who decide that residential and commercial living can coexist are clueless as to how disruptive and unsafe this can be.  More...

Police Blotter

Lost sword turns up underneath couch

Saturday, Nov. 3   • A vehicle drove over three mailboxes on Stahley Road.  A caller reported that a dark-colored SUV had hit his vehicle and driven off. The caller had no other information on the other vehicle.  Sunday, Nov. More...

Education

St. Joe’s eliminates Regents curriculum

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute recently announced that it will no longer use the Regents curriculum as a foundation for the school’s academic program. More...

Private equity subject of Daemen talk

Samuel Russo, partner at Lorraine Capital and an experienced entrepreneur, will speak at Daemen College’s upcoming Nancy Haberman Gacioch Entrepreneurship Lecture Series event taking place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Amherst resident among UB students to win accounting competition

A team of University at Buffalo School of Management juniors was victorious in the 15th annual PwC Challenge, which tests accounting students’ critical thinking, teamwork and presentation skills. More...

Lifestyles

Zion Lutheran sets harvest dinner

A roast beef dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. Freewill offerings will be accepted.   More...

Salvatore pledges $50,000 toward restoring veterans’ posts

Veterans across Erie County have been raising money with a “Flag Fundraiser” by selling paper flags for a dollar each at the Erie More...

God uses the ‘unready’ to fulfill his purposes

CLERGY COLUMN

During seminary, my wife, daughter and I went on a mission trip to Guatemala. It was organized by an American couple who work alongside eight native Guatemalan missionaries.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 15 Pack of Blues Pro Jam — With Speedy Parker and others, 8 p.m., Club 861, 861 Military Road, Kenmore; $. 322-0309, www.club861.com More...

Holiday

thurs. 15   More...

Theatre

fri. 16-sat. 18   More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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