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July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

CASA provides a voice for children

A court-appointed special advocate may be the only constant in the life of a child navigating the child welfare system, said Jodi Johnson. More...

Texting ban, one year later

During the past year, law enforcement officials in New York State have issued 20,958 tickets for texting while driving, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  More...

Community News

Shawn Stover of Clarence Center has been chosen as secretary of the 2012-13 board of directors for the American Business Women’s Association of Western New York.  More...

WNY Food Bank: Helping those from many walks of life

Amherst. Clarence. Orchard Park. More...

Rock the Barn: festival supporting Meals on Wheels

The primary purpose of Rock the Barn, a two-day concert in Clarence, is to support the community. Rock the Barn will run from 4 to 11 p.m. Friday and 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday at 9015 Main St., Clarence, between Harris Hill Road and Sheridan Drive.  More...

Fire Safety Day, barbecue planned at market

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will hold its “Fire Safety Day & Chicken BBQ” on Saturday, July 21. People can come meet the firefighters from the Clarence Fire Company from 8 a.m. More...

Participants sought for Chalk Art Festival

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market’s will hold the “William Jobling Memorial Chalk Art Festival” on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 10717 Main St.  More...

Courier Express reunites for last time

Walking into the 30th annual Courier Express anniversary picnic, one would likely feel more like they had stumbled upon a family reunion than a group of people who once shared an office.  More...

REMEMBERING ANTHONY

— Tony and Cindy Mannino are the first to look at the room dedicated on Friday in memory of their son, Anthony V. Mannino, at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. More...

A GLIMPSE AT THE PAST

— Local author and storyteller Lorna Czarnota presents a historical workshop on medieval artifacts Monday at the Clarence Public Library. More...

Freeze mob raises awareness of Parkinson’s

On July 8, shoppers at Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence experienced a “freeze mob,” organized by the Western New York support group of the National Parkinson Foundation.  Groups of performers sequenced through two-minute, caught-in-tim More...

Monsignor to celebrate Mass at Brothers of Mercy Garden Party

Monsignor David LiPuma will celebrate an outdoor Mass at the annual Brothers of Mercy Garden Party on Sunday, Aug. 5, to benefit the nonprofit Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation. More...

Better Business Bureau warns of ‘smishing’ scam

If you own a cellphone, chances are very good that you have received spam text messages, known as smishing.  Smishing is a twist on an old scam that capitalizes on the explosive growth in smartphones. More...


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