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October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

High school seeking Wall of Fame nominees

Nominations are being sought for the Clarence High School Wall of Fame.  (See editorial on page four)  The Wall of Fame was instituted to recognize people who had an impact on the school, said Sharon Webber, assistant principal of the high More...

Editorials

Help residents get recognition they deserve

When you’re in our industry, you often here people discuss how so much of what is reported is “bad news.” People make that comment when they pitch a story idea about something positive or while reading about something disheartening. More...

Spindle items

“EERIE” OPTION — Ghosts and goblins will be roaming the halls of “Eerie” Community College’s North Campus for “Safe & Seen Halloween,” to be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Occupy Wall Street lacks the substance to build credibility

Somewhere between the Vietnam War protests of the ‘60s and police action in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, the seeds were sown for the current Occupy Wall Street movement.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman fears deer in danger of being shot

Saturday, Oct. 15   A white van was speeding and driving recklessly on Main Street. Patrol checked the area.  A male was brought in to Twin Cities Ambulance service on Main Street for an alleged overdose. More...

Obituaries

Herbert A. Hauptman dies, winner of Nobel Prize

Herbert A. Hauptman, 94, a Snyder resident who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1985, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. He was Western New York’s only Nobel Laureate. Dr. More...

Sports

Boys volleyball team sweeps week’s foes

Clarence’s boys volleyball team took out a pair of squads from the Williamsville area last week, knocking off North on Wednesday before taking out South two days later.  More...

Field hockey finishes regular season with best record in school history

Clarence’s field hockey team recently finished the regular season with the best record in school history after earning a split with West Seneca’s teams last week to finish 12-3-1 overall.  More...

Photo

DON’T MES(NEKOFF) WITH ME — Clarence’s Brooke Mesnekoff, right, tries to spike the ball past East Aurora’s blockers during the Lady Red Devils’ 25-21, 25-20, 25-13 victo More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market offering local products  The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October at the market lot, 10717 Main St., between Ransom and Salt roads. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 27 Chris Maloney — 8 p.m., Blue Lantern, 6120 Seneca St., Elma; $. 652-2583 Caitlin & The Jamie Moses Band — 7:30 p.m., Elmwood Lounge, 522 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-5881, www.theelmwoodlounge.com More...

Theater

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Concerts

thurs. 27 Electronic jam band, Lotus, with special guests Keys n Krates, 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at The Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-3900, www.townballroom.com fri. 28 More...

Breaking News - 10/26/2011 9:47 AM

Fire hall proposal defeated

Voters said no to the Clarence Fire District 1’s proposed $6 million building expansion and renovation project during a  public referendum Tuesday.     The proposal was defeated by  a vote of  286 to 136.  More...

Preliminary budget approved

The Clarence Town Board approved its preliminary budget on Thursday, Oct. 13.  Residents will now have the opportunity to express their opinion about the budget at a public hearing at 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Remembering

During a senior ceremony held at the Clarence High School on Monday, Clarence volleyball player Simmone Talford presented the Redenbach family, Mike, Nancy and son Nick, with a jersey in memory of th More...

Local News

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FALL FRUIT — Levant Bender of Newstead, fills bags with macintosh apples during the 27th annual Apple Festival held Saturday at Clarence United Methodist Church. More...

Town Board Meeting

Full Story

Authorities Budget Office questions CIDA grant

A $10,000 grant given by the Clarence Industrial Development Agency is one of eight actions identified by the New York State Authorities Budget Office as inconsistent with the powers granted by law to IDAs.  The money was given to the Clarence C More...

Letters to the Editor

Bylewski has served town well

I find it discouraging that national politics are gripped by partisan-driven dysfunction, and I would hate to see this trend invade our town. That’s why I support Scott Bylewski’s campaign for re-election as town supervisor. More...

Hartzell knows how to lead

As chairman of the Clarence Republican Committee, I am very proud that our committee unanimously endorsed David Hartzell for Clarence supervisor. More...

Bylewski’s efforts have assisted town

Clarence residents are fortunate to have Town Supervisor Scott Bylewski, who accomplished effectively and efficiently what we elected him to do.  More...

Education

Parents sought for special education committees

The Clarence schools’ Special Education Department is currently seeking parents who are interested in serving on the Committee on Special Education and/or the Committee on Preschool Special Education.  Those eligible to serve are parents o More...

Pianist Jarod Yap wins competition

Jarod Yap, 11, is the winner of the 12th annual Empire State Junior High Piano Award. More...

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NO SMOKING — Anti-tobacco advocate Rick Stoddard holds the microphone while Mitchell Hoestermann, an eighth grader at Clarence Middle School, reads from a list of 4,000 chemicals found in smoke More...

Lifestyles

The Auslanders

A little bit of Bavaria in Western New York

I f you’ve raised a glass at an Oktoberfest this fall, chances are good that The Auslanders were playing at the time. The German band has been performing throughout Western New York since 1974. More...

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

CALENDAR of ACTIVITIES

Farmers Market offering local products The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October at the market lot, 10717 Main St., between Ransom and Salt roads. More...

Town of Clarence YOUTH BUREAU

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 741-8257 Email: dkinney@clarence.ny.us or jnotarius@clarence.ny.us

Holiday Tree Lighting More...

Business

Epic Center provides epic amounts of fun at multi-sport facility

Mike Weis’ first attempt at creating a recreational facility lasted seven weeks.  Originally built inside a dome, the Epic Center, 2793 Wehrle Drive, near Transit Road, Lancaster, couldn’t handle the wind and blew to the ground.  More...

Events

BNTP announces monthly meeting for November   More...

Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza to benefit Essential Care for Children

Eastern Hills Mall will once again be providing safe trick-or-treating at the Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at 4545 Transit Road, Clarence.  More...


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