Weekly Feature



September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales tax revenue increases result in additional funds for Clarence

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw has announced that cities, towns and villages across Erie County will see more money coming their way due to an increase in sales tax revenue collections.  More...

Editorials

Safety technicians to offer free car seat checks

The common phrase “buckle up” is an important reminder not only for adults and teenagers, but also for everyone, even the littlest members of the family. And this responsibility is in the hands of a parent or caregiver.  More...

Spindle items

BRIAN HERBERGER — Local author and former Clarence resident Brian Herberger will be visiting the town in promotion of his new book, “Cross Country.”  More...

Sterile convention center overdue for replacement

The Buffalo Niagara Convention Center is the latest aspect of the region’s urban landscape to become a target for expansion, renovation or abandonment. More...

Education

Daemen awarded grant for CAUSE Initiative

Daemen College’s Center for Allied and Unified Sport and Exercise (CAUSE), which offers recreational and competitive athletic opportunities for persons with disabilities, has been awarded a $25,000 grant from The Children’s Guild Foundati More...

Sports

Lady Red Devil harriers win LeRoy Invite

Clarence’s cross-country program was unsure how it would fare going into Saturday’s LeRoy Invitational for the first time, but in the end that apprehension was for naught as the girls’ squad won its race and the boys placed second.& More...

Girls soccer team edges out North

Emma Faso picked up the most important of the goals that gave her a hat trick on Sept. More...

Miller eager for opportunity to step into gymnastics’ head coaching role

It had always been a goal of Lisa Miller’s to land a head coaching job, so when former Clarence gymnastics coach Shani Andrews gave her a heads up that she would be leaving the position, Miller was quick to jump at the opportunity.  More...

Business

M&T Bank launches video contest with winner to be featured in advertising

M&T Bank has debuted the “What’s Important to You? Video Contest,” a new initiative that seeks to capture the life moments, both big and small, that really matter and share them for the world to see.  More...

University at Buffalo showcases future of virtual reality, education

Anyone with an internet connection can attend college from home. More...

Little change in gas prices, says AAA

Today’s national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.85, representing no change from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.58. The New York state average is $2.99, a penny less than last week. More...

Madrid to retire as Senior Center executive director in 2019

When Karla Madrid was offered the executive director role at the Clarence Senior Center, she was unsure if her experience would translate well into a demanding position that requires its occupant to facilitate the strategy and efficiency of the cente More...

Sheridan Hill sees completion of new playground

After years of fundraising and coordinated efforts spearheaded by the PTO, Sheridan Hill Elementary students finally have a new playground.  More...

Local News

BPO, UB plan Kurt Weill Festival

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences are collaborating on the Kurt Weill Festival, a major creative partnership and one of the first of its kind between the two institutions from October 2018 t More...

World Pumpkin Weigh-off heads to Great Pumpkin Farm

Some of the area’s largest pumpkins will be featured at the Great Pumpkin Farm this weekend, as the annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off takes place at noon Sunday, Sept. 30.  More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26

1. Capellino Buick/GMC requests approval for a parking lot in the industrial business park zone at 8630 Roll Road.  2. Bulent Cosan requests buildable lot status for a vacant parcel east of 9195 Thompsonwood Drive.  More...

Letters to the Editor

McMurray has integrity needed in 27th district

Nate McMurray is unindicted. This is unlike his opponent for Congress in the gerrymandered NY 27th district, Chris Collins. Collins has been indicted on insider trading and lying to federal officials. More...

Police Blotter

Woman asks for help disposing of mouthwash

Saturday, Sept. 15   Patrols responded to a suspicious incident on Transit Road. A caller said three people were begging outside T.J.Maxx, and she alleged that one of the subjects threw an egg at her car. Deputies advised the subjects. More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Reed, longtime Clarence resident

Robert “Bob” John Reed, 93, of Moravian Falls, North Carolina, formerly a longtime resident of Clarence, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.  More...

Lifestyles

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Red carpet rolls out for Niagara Falls’ first

Western New Yorkers and film industry professionals — including some Academy Award winners — are invited to attend the Niagara Falls International Film Festival to mingle, watch movie screenings and attend workshops Wednesday through Satu More...

What's Going On

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Toddler Story Time with Miss Sarah This program is recommended for children ages 2 and 3. Caregivers must remain with the child during the program and are encouraged to participate. Space is limited. Call now to register. More...

Pilates classes offered weekly

Pilates classes are offered each Monday at 10 a.m. at the Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. They are also offered at9a.m. eachTuesdayatKaryn KellyDance,4223TransitRoad, Williamsville. The cost for each class is $8. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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