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Why I love the Town of Clarence bike path

In “Hovel in the Hills,” Elizabeth West said, “when man invented the bicycle, he reached the peak of his attainments. Here was a machine of precision and balance for the convenience of man. And (unlike subsequent inventions for man’s convenience) the more he used it, the fitter his body became. Here, for once, was a product of man’s brain that […]


BNI schedules marketing breakfast meeting The Business Network International Executive Marketing Team will hold a breakfast meeting from 6:45 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at the Millennium Hotel and Resort, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. The guest speaker is author Brendan J. Cunningham, president of Excelleron Business Consulting, who will comment on his latest self-help book: “The Seventh Sense, the […]

Eggs sold at Tops not affected by recent recall

Tops Markets officials announced last week that shell eggs sold at their locations remain unaffected by the recent nation recall of millions of shell eggs. Eggs sold at Tops are sourced from Kreher’s Farm, located in Western New York, officials said. On Aug. 13, Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, conducted a nationwide voluntary recall of shell eggs that it […]

Business News

Joseph M. Schnitter of Clarence has been named to 2010 New York State – Upstate Edition Super Lawyers for the second consecutive year. Five percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor each year. Schnitter was also listed in the 2010 Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, which recognized top insurance coverage attorneys. Schnitter practices in the areas of […]

Vein Treatment Center opens in Clarence

A ribbon cutting will take place at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, for the new Vein Treatment Center offices at 9097 Main St., Clarence. Clarence Supervisor Scott Bylewski, Erie County Legislator Ray Walter, retired Sheriff Thomas Higgins and Clarence Chamber of Commerce executive director Judy Sirianni are expected to attend. The Vein Treatment Center, a division of Advanced Cardiac Surgical […]

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Budget outlook for teacher centers looks bleak in New York State

Even though the drama associated with the state budget process is now behind us, it’s never too early to start focusing on New York’s financial concerns, particularly when you talk about programs and services that may be on the outside looking in when it comes to the state’s spending plan for next year. While there is still much uncertainty about […]

Efforts under way to attract tourists to Erie County

I was elected to represent District 4 in Erie County, including East Amherst, Clarence, Newstead and Akron. That includes working on behalf of the people who live there, the businesses that operate there and the attractions that bring people there.   But there are times when elected leaders have to think beyond district lines, especially when it comes to tourism and […]

Spindle items

• CAT CAM — My first introduction to a “puppy cam,” live streaming video feed of a litter of puppies, came from a co-worker a year or two ago. I’m an animal lover whose living accommodations won’t allow me to have an animal, so I enjoyed taking a break every so often to watch the puppies play. Now the Wyoming […]