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October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Haist gets state record for largest pumpkin at World Pumpkin Weigh-off

Karl Haist of Clarence Center has continuously kept alive the town’s tradition of producing quality agricultural talent.  On Sept. More...

Editorials

Vigilance still necessary for pilot requirements

With the Senate’s long-sought five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration, family members of the victims of the Flight 3407 crash can breathe a temporary sigh of relief, as the bill includes the pilot training requirements More...

Spindle items

AUTUMNFEST — Spruce Meadow Farm, located at 10333 Keller Road in Clarence, will hold its third annual Autumnfest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.  More...

Education leaders focus on safety, health

What’s on the minds of most boards of education in the Empire State? Functional electronic tablets? New white boards? Turf fields? Homecoming events?  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Thirty members of the Clarence School Safety Task Force recommended an armed guard for every school in Clarence. The Clarence School Board hired only two guards More...

Education

Six Clarence teachers selected for state Master Teacher Program

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the selection of 275 educators from across the state to join the New York State Master Teacher Program.  More...

Community satisfaction demands interaction, says UB study

Being a good neighbor can have a powerful effect on residents’ attitudes and behaviors even for those living in highly disadvantaged communities, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo sociologist.  More...

Clarence Homecoming

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Lifestyles

Couple united at Spring Garden Park in East Aurora

Brittany Vesper married Charles Wopperer during a late afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Spring Garden Park in East Aurora. More...

Budzinski- Smith

Jill and Daniel Budzinski of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Marie Budzinski, to Ethan Marc Smith, son of Marc and Eileen Smith of Elma.  Miss Budzinski graduated from Desert Mountain High School in Arizona in 2009. More...

Clarence Public Library

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

Fall Book Sale Sponsored by the Friends of the Clarence Public Library, this year’s fall sale will kick off with “Members' Night” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. More...

Business

Royal Pizza & Italian Bistro offers a touch of Italy

Antonio and Gabriella Mannino had a long history of restaurant experience before opening their dream of Royal Pizza & Italian Bistro in Clarence Hollow, near Antique World. In 1989, Antonio and Gabrielle moved to America from Palermo, Sicily. More...

Wild Birds Unlimited celebrates one year in business

Angel Swann grew up in New York City and was never one to be all that involved with nature. One day a robin began making its nest outside her kitchen window.  More...

Anderson’s is ‘shaking it up’ for breast cancer

Encouraging hope and support, Anderson’s “Shake it Up for Breast Cancer” event is taking place now through Oct. More...

Community center task force issues report: More space needed for activities

A self-organized group of community leaders and interested residents have spent more than a year gauging public perception as to whether the Town of Clarence needs a community center that would merge the Clarence Youth Bureau, Clarence Recreation Dep More...

Senate approves five-year reauthorization for FAA, keeping pilot training requirements in place

Family members of those killed in the February 2009 crash of Flight 3407 received welcome news last week as the Senate gave final approval to a five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration, sending the legislation to the desk of More...

Local News

Gold Star families join S.A.L.U.T.E.S program

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns recently announced the creation of “Honoring the Fallen,” the newest initiative in the Showing Appreciation, Loyalty, and Unity Towards Erie County Servicemembers (S.A.L.U.T.E.S.) Program.  More...

Town Board Agenda

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10

Agenda items   1. Domenic Piestrak requests amended concept approval for Spaulding Green, an open-space design subdivision.  2. More...

Clarence resident recognized for urging openness in town government

The Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government honored several Western New York residents last week for their help in pushing local governments and boards to be more open to the public and public comment.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Security is needed at elementary schools

A School Safety Task Force comprising representatives from the FBI, the ATF, local police force, Homeland Security and the Department of Justice met last year to discuss the best way to address school safety concerns in the wake of previous tragic sh More...

Police Blotter

Loud video game causes concern

Saturday, Sept. 29   A resident of Shimerville Road reported that someone went through two vehicles in his driveway during the night. A wallet belonging to the caller’s wife was found in a parking lot on Transit Road.  More...

Sports

Football team wins Homecoming Game

Fed playoff hopes remain with victory over Hutch Tech

Hutch Tech hadn’t quite landed the knockout blow when its first score of the game, a 10-yard pass with less than a minute remaining in the first half, pushed the Engineers out front 8-7 — but Clarence coach Paul Burgio could see them sett More...

League record with no losses still in play for girls soccer team

Clarence’s girls soccer team put its chance to finish 2018 without a loss in league play on the line Tuesday when it faced Lancaster in its final ECIC I contest of the season, but even if a victory wasn’t in the cards – the game end More...

Gymnasts show competitiveness in early meets

Clarence’s girls gymnastics team hasn’t always come out on top during its first four meets of the season, but that doesn’t mean the Lady Red Devils would call their efforts to date anything other than successful.  Far from it, More...

What's Going On

Contemporary Club sets fall fundraiser

The Clarence Contemporary Club will hold its “Wine, Beer, Tidbits and Friends ” fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Town Park Clubhouse. Tickets are $25 each. There will also be a basket raffle and split club. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 11 Harvey & the Hurricanes — Part of the Bikes & Blues Night, 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464 More...

Family Activities

thurs. 11   Preschool Story Time — Children ages 3 to 5-years-old are welcome to enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Film/Video

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Clarence Special Events 2018
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