2019-11-13 E-Edition

Clarence Credit Union looks toward business as usual after armed robbery

The Clarence Credit Union at 9145 Sheridan Drive gained back some semblance of normalcy yesterday when it opened its doors for the first time following the Nov. 7 armed robbery. Last Thursday, a large police presence swarmed the area on Sheridan Drive after initial reports of the robbery at approximately 11:30 a.m., as law enforcement conducted interviews and gathered information. […]

Public refugee simulation to educate community on challenges

October was the first month in nearly 30 years in which the United States did not receive and resettle any refugees, according to World Relief, a leading faith-based relief and development organization. The United States has previously resettled up to 200,000 refugees annually said Amy Vossen Vukelic, a pastoral associate at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The country is […]

Town Board rejects amended concept plan for Woodland Hills Subdivision

The Woodland Hills Subdivision has been a topic of conversation within Clarence Town Board meetings for more than two decades. Time and time again it has run into hurdles that have delayed its development, from plan changes to concept amendments. At last week’s board meeting, it encountered yet another hurdle, adding to the project’s seemingly never-ending review history. Cimato Enterprises […]


AT GUARD —The color guard of the Clarence American Legion Post 838 presides over the Veterans Day ceremony held at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse on Monday. Pictured, from left, Charles Wickenheiser, Don Collins and Donald Goelz. Photo by Jim Smerecak

Man collects dirt on Willowbrook Drive

Saturday, Nov. 2 A deputy stopped a vehicle on Wolcott Road for speeding. The driver failed roadside sobriety tests and was charged with driving while intoxicated. The 42-year old man was also charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. Sunday, Nov. 3 Deputies fielded a call from a male complainant who claimed that his […]

Hickey wins town justice seat on a favorable night for incumbents

There were few surprises on election night last week, but Clarence will now have a new face in town court for the first time in nearly two decades. Republican Jon Hickey defeated Democratic opponent Ryan Mills to win the town justice seat vacated by Judge Bob Sillars, who decided not to seek re-election in 2019. Hickey takes the seat, which […]

Town Board Agenda

7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13

Agenda items 1. Jeff Palumbo/Cannon Woods requests an action under the State Environmental Quality Review Act and concept plan approval on a proposed major open space design subdivision on the north side of Roll Road, east of Thompson Road. 2. Stephen Development/Rock Oak Estates requests an action under the State Environmental Quality Review Act and concept plan approval on a […]

Clarence High School’s ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ opens Nov. 21

The Clarence High School Drama Club will be performing the comedy, “Moon Over Buffalo” as their fall production, Nov. 21 through Nov. 23. “Last year we did a mystery, the year before, we did a heavy-duty drama,” said Lou Vitello, play director and head of the drama department. “I like to mix them up and find different styles of production, […]

Deerview Estates plan moves on to concept review

The 28-lot open space development on the east side of Goodrich Road, north of Keller Road and west of Deerview Court known as Deerview Estates Subdivision will move forward with engineering plans following a public hearing at the Town Board’s Nov. 6 meeting. The blueprint approved at last week’s meeting differs slightly than the one which first appeared in front […]