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Located at 6021 Wexford in Clarence’s Waterford Estates, at first look the 3,400 square-foot home looks like a traditional two-story structure with a gray stacked stone and sharp white trimmed exterior. Once inside, however, it’s evident the home is anything but standard. Every inch of the unique floorplan shows the attention to detail. “They spared no expense,…

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak, born on this date in 1950, “Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.” . . . CLEAN HOUSE – State Sen. Tim Kennedy will sponsor a free electronics recycling collection from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in AppleTree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga, in conjunction with Sunnking…

The Clarence Town Board will hold a public hearing and vote on a six-month moratorium on wireless communication systems at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at One Town Place. Supervisor Patrick Casilio said the town was notified by the county that Verizon is putting a new micro antenna on Shimerville Road near the Brookfield Country Club – the pole and housing is almost 41 feet, which i…

The Firemen's Association of the State of New York awarded the Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship and $1,500 each, to three local students for their volunteer work at local fire companies. Amelia Rockwell of Clarence Center was recognized for her volunteer work at the Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company earlier this summer. Amelia said her grandfather was a p…

Food is the main topic at the 14th annual Taste of Clarence on Monday, Aug. 7. But a lot of people may be talking about the Porsche sports car that the Clarence Rotary will raffle off at the event. The Clarence Rotary raffle, in cooperation with Northtowns of Buffalo, will award either a 2018 Porsche Boxster, or Macan S, each valued at more than $55,000. Or the winn…

With commercial property growing scarce in Clarence, the Town Board has adopted a new zoning code that increases the amount of retail space in a multi-family developments from 25 percent to 5o percent retail. Multi-family properties are not allowed in residential and rural areas. "The town is very limited on commercial property  and we don't want it to be developed …

Two local food chains, Just Pizza and Spot Coffee, are offering something new –  drive-thru locations. Spot Coffee has eight locations and plans to add its first drive-thru lane at 5205 Transit Road in the Eastgate Plaza after getting the go-ahead from the Clarence Town Board for a special-exception use permit on Wednesday. The Spot Coffee drive-thru will be compl…

Some area towns are doing all they can to prevent large wind farms from blowing into their borders. Clarence and Tonawanda are crafting laws to prohibit all large-scale industrial-sized wind farms that generate power to sell back to the grid. The Tonawanda Planning Board is expected to talk about proposed laws to ban large wind farms at its meeting Wednesday night, J…

Ravinder K. Bansal is a man on a mission. The Clarence man is about to fly a single-engine plane solo around the world to raise $750,000 for a hospital in his hometown in Ambala, India. The goal of the 19,878-mile trip - scheduled to begin July 4 from Buffalo Niagara International Airport - is to purchase an MRI machine for the hospital. Bansal decided to try to h…

A missing 37-year-old woman was found safe in a nature preserve in Clarence just before midnight Sunday, State Police report. State troopers, park rangers and volunteer firefighters searched Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area in Clarence for about three hours Sunday night for the woman, a State Police dispatcher said. The woman, whose name was not released, was appar…

Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 will be remembered at a special concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St. The performance will be given in honor of six special guests from Iwate Prefecture, Japan where the earthquake and tsunami hit in March 2011. The visitors are in the Buffalo area to thank those who raised funds a…

The Clarence Central School District will present its $80 million budget to the public at its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Clarence High School lecture hall, 9625 Main St. The budget proposes a 1.7 percent increase in the tax levy. Voters will be asked to approve the budget, elect three school board members and approve a proposition to purchase nine school…

The Town of Clarence will host a fishing derby for kids from 9 a.m. to noon April 8 in Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The annual derby is catch and release only and for children ages 15 and under. Trophies will awarded for both the largest and the smallest fish and also for the most fish caught.    

A horse farm and riding trails will be the centerpiece for a proposed 59-acre "equestrian subdivision" dubbed Legacy Woods in Clarence. Dr. Greg Daniel, who founded a chain of urgent care centers, wants to develop a subdivision of 51 upscale single-family homes off Newhouse Road, which will be located next to his home and his Legacy Equestrian Center, a 40-acre farm wit…

The Town of Clarence expects to finish construction this summer on its $6.8 million Public Safety Building and courthouse, which will be located on four acres adjacent to the town hall The opening of the new facility will culminate decades of behind-the-scenes work, said Town of Clarence Supervisor Patrick Casilio, including securing a 20-year lease with the New York S…