2023-10-04 E-Edition

Clarence to share costs for crossing guard at Transit Middle School

The towns of Clarence and Amherst will split the costs for two crossing guards at Transit Middle School. The guards are overseen by the Amherst Police Department. The board approved the renewal inter-municipal agreement for one year, beginning Jan. 1, 2024, at the town board meeting Sept. 27. The town board agreed to apply for a $35,000 Erie County municipal […]


TOUCHDOWN – Seniors participating in Clarence High School’s Powderpuff Football Game celebrate Sammi Jo Payne’s first touchdown. (See more photos on page eight.)

Music in the Hollow taking off this week

The Clarence Hollow Association is sponsoring a new event in the heart of the town: Music in the Hollow. Participating restaurants will offer live music from 6 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday in October. Patrons can walk from restaurant to restaurant from Strickler Road down to Salt Road to hear local music and eat great food. Music will be outside […]

Poloncarz presents proposed 2024 Erie County budget

On Sept. 29, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Director of the Erie County Division of Budget and Management Robert Keating to present his Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Erie County Budget (“Proposed Budget”), a balanced proposal that cuts the tax levy by $1 million and reduces the property tax rate to $3.38 per $1,000 of assessed value, […]

Noble Companion expanding to Western New York

In continuing their mission of ensuring a safe home environment which fosters seniors’ independence and allows them to thrive in place through unparalleled, affordable custom home care – Rochester-based home healthcare agency Noble Companion is excited to announce that the company is expanding to provide services to Western New York. Since 2020, Noble Companion has provided a diverse selection of […]

New scam posing as state agency

The New York State Public Service Commission is alerting consumers of phone calls in which scammers pretend to represent the Commission and request money over the phone. The Commission regulates electric, gas, steam, telecommunications/cable, and private water utilities in New York. The scammers claiming to be from the Commission call utility consumers with a claim that the consumers have been […]

News Briefs

The Erie County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department announced that 2024 building and shelter reservations will open on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024 Reservations can be made by calling the county parks office at 716-858-8355 or online at www.erie.gov/ parks. The free ReadyErie app is now available. Through this app, residents can receive critical information and emergency alerts through push notifications, […]

Erie County District Attorney’s Office observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, District Attorney John J. Flynn reminds the residents of Erie County that his office remains a resource for victims of domestic violence and will continue to prosecute offenders to the fullest extent of the law. Flynn encourages anyone who has been a victim of domestic violence or may be at-risk of abuse to […]