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Situation in Clarence Over, Man in Custody


CLARENCE CENTER, NY –The 26-year-old man who went into the woods with a gun near Heise Road and County Road in Clarence Center is in custody, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's office says a "distraught" 26-year-old man with a long gun entered a large wooded area his family owns around 2:30 p.m..

State Police say the man called his parents on a cell phone at around 4 p.m. and said, "Listen," when they heard a gunshot.

The sheriff's office says no injuries have been reported and the man did not made any threats to the public or police.

15 to 18 houses were evacuated during the incident, according to the sheriff's office. The Martin Road home used by officials as a command center, was no way involved in Thursday night's incident.

Land Conservancy to Host a Private Tour of the Future Stella Niagara Preserve in Lewiston

Land Conservancy to Host a Private Tour of the Future Stella Niagara Preserve in Lewiston

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy will host a private tour at the future home of the Stella Niagara Preserve from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13. The property on Lower River Road along the Niagara River in Lewiston sits across from the Stella Niagara Education Park and is owned by the Sisters of St. Francis. The Land Conservancy is working with the Sisters to acquire the property and create a publicly accessible nature preserve, and has already raised $2.3 million of the $3.2 million needed. 

Renovated Idlewyld Inn & Spa Welcomes Visitors to London's Luxurious Side

Renovated Idlewyld Inn & Spa Welcomes Visitors to London's Luxurious Side

 

Beautiful gardens, statuary and patios greet you upon your arrival at London, Ontario’s Idlewyld Inn & Spa. Recently renovated, the Idlewyld has been a local landmark since 1878 and now combines the elegance of a bygone era with all the modern amenities that travelers have come to expect from a luxury hotel. 

Twenty-one stylish, sophisticated and modern guest rooms await, along with an on-site spa, an exceptional fine dining restaurant and both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The gorgeous front and rear patios are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch or drinks with you traveling companion or groups of friends. 

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Announces Two New Releases

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Announces Two New Releases

 

Two new books published by No Frills Buffalo recently hit bookstore shelves, including “Shadow Boxing: A Tom Donovan Mystery” by David Coleman, and “Post-Mortem Depression and Other Maladies of English” by Jimmy Neureuther.

New Daemen Partnership Opens Doors for Colombian Students

New Daemen Partnership Opens Doors for Colombian Students

Graduate-level students in Colombia will have the unique opportunity to earn a master’s degree in global business from both Daemen College and Ceipa University in Sabaneta through a new academic partnership between the two institutions.

A Memorandum of Agreement for this international collaboration, which is the first of its kind Daemen has established with a Colombian university, was formally signed June 5 by Dr. Michael Brogan, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college, who represented Daemen President Gary A. Olson, and Diego Mauricio Mazo Cuervo, dean of Ceipa University.

New traffic signal debuts in Clarence


CLARENCE, NY - The intersection of County and Strickler roads has been a scene of several car accidents in recent years.

After it was recommended a flashing light was installed. Improvements in paving and drainage on the road were also performed.

The project was primarily federally funded. It cost $450,000.


Refugees to Share Personal Journeys at Daemen Celebration

Refugees to Share Personal Journeys at Daemen Celebration

Refugees who have resettled in Buffalo after fleeing violence, war and persecution in their native countries will share their inspiring stories at a World Refugee Day event scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. June 17 in the Daemen College Wick Campus Center’s Alumni Lounge.

The event, “One Family Torn Apart by War is Too Many,” will include refugee speakers from Somalia, Burma and Iraq who will talk about their experiences of overcoming tremendous hardship to rebuild their lives in Western New York.