2020-10-21 E-Edition

So close

Clarence’s Cameron Heim watches his ball roll just short of the cup on the second green during Monday’s annual ECIC Golf Championships, held this year at Glen Oak. Heim finished his 18- hole round with an 85, which was good for a share of 27th place overall.

Virus positives remain low in Clarence schools as hybrid model prepares for winter test

In the second full month of its heavily analyzed hybrid instructional model, the Clarence Central Schools District has seen just four COVID-19 positives since the start of the year – one at Clarence Middle, two at Clarence Center Elementary and one at the high school. The positive tests remain comparatively low, particularly when taking into account the more than 300 […]

With election less than a month away, both sides see wave of political sign vandalism

Former Clarence Town Board member Bernie Kolber was sitting in his neighbor’s driveway when he saw a car pull up in front of his house. A young girl exited the car and proceeded to remove two of Kolber’s political yard signs supporting Donald Trump. Knowing that the street was a dead end, Kolber blocked the car’s pathway and let the […]

Collins begins prison sentence in Florida after fifth delay attempt

Former Republican Congressman and convicted felon Chris Collins began his two-year prison sentence Oct. 13 at Federal Prison Camp in Pensacola, Florida after failing to delay his report date for a fifth time. Collins’ attorneys attempted to get his report date pushed back to December due to the number of COVID-19 cases in Florida, citing the risks involved in putting […]

Clarence resident presented with Daemen Distinguished Alumni Award

Daemen College honored the accomplishments of five graduates at the college’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards, which was held earlier this month in a live streamed ceremony. Service to the Community – Mary L. Sage, a 2002 Daemen graduate and Clarence native, as well as a leader in the health care field for more than 50 years, was given the “Service […]

MAXout innovative outpatient treatment found highly effective for children with autism

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College have concluded a four-year clinical trial of an innovative outpatient treatment called MAXout, which they have determined to be highly effective for high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder. MAXout was the third treatment variation in a series of programs that have been tested over the course of the past 20 […]

Protect hospitals from crisis by getting a flu shot

Each year, some Americans avoid getting vaccinated against the flu because they fear that a flu shot will give them the virus. But this simply isn’t the case, and with less than half of the adult population in the U.S. getting vaccinated each flu season, there’s a chance you will get sick. Couple this with the COVID-19 pandemic, and you […]

Spindle Items

• DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY — On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., eight sites in Erie County and 20 across Western New York will be set up for residents to dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Coordinated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, this is the 19th nationwide event held since its start in 2010. […]

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoOct. 24, 1895 A new form of paper ballot to be used at the November election has been displayed. Philip Laut has purchased the John A. Thompson farm at Clarence. The Clarence Center Creamery is doing a prosperous business and dividends have been declared. 100 Years AgoOct. 21, 1920 Wednesday, October 13, was a beautiful autumnal day. About […]