Weekly Feature



February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Town wise to continue to examine parks decision

Decisions that work and benefit everyone always seem to take the most time. More...

Spindle items

Orchard Park Editor

POTHOLE PROBLEM — Winter brings an array of problems for pedestrians and motorists. For pedestrians you’re one wrong step away from slipping and falling on the ice. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago - Feb. 19, 1998   More...

Sports

Boys hockey team heads into Clarence match-up with momentum

Sports Reporter

The Orchard Park boys hockey team finished the season on a strong note with two ties, a win and a loss against some of the top teams in the league. On Feb. 1, the team tied second-place Niagara Wheatfield 3-3. More...

Wrestling team places four at Section VI Championships

The Orchard Park wrestling team finished up its season last weekend at the Section VI state qualifier meet.  The Quakers had six athletes competing at the meet, including sophomore 106-pounder Caleb Potter, sophomore 120-pounder Brody Banks, sen More...

Swim team finishes fourth at Class Meet

The Orchard Park boys swimming and diving team put forth a solid performance last weekend in the Class A Championship Meet. More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield to present series of winter activities

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York presents Fearless February, a series of free, healthy activities for families to enjoy during Winter Break.  Fearless February includes a mix of indoor and outdoor events taking place across Western New Y More...

Family receives recognition at Morgan Stanley firm

Father and son Louis and Jack Licata were recently recognized by the Orchard Park branch of Morgan Stanley.  Louis Licata, a senior vice president, financial adviser, portfolio manager and wealth adviser in wealth management, has been named to More...

Junior League to offer two scholarships

The Junior League of Buffalo will award two $2,000 scholarships to graduating female high school seniors who are outstanding leaders in the Western New York community. More...

Quaker Arts Festival re-christened Orchard Park Festival of the Arts

There is still going to be an arts festival in Orchard Park this fall; it will just have a different name.  At Monday’s Village Board meeting, Mayor Jo Ann Litwin Clinton announced that the former Quaker Arts Festival will now be known as More...

Local News

Police say Elma man involved in four drug-related accidents in OP

Orchard Park police said officers were kept busy Monday evening responding to four separate accidents involving the same vehicle driving recklessly and leaving the scene.  More...

Massive tax increase for Burmon Drive project irritates residents

A group of residents from Burmon Drive were aggravated with the Town Board after finding out about a sizable tax increase of up to 40 percent, at least initially, for some to pay for the road reconstruction project.  The individuals who spoke du More...

Burke nabs Democratic nomination for 142nd Assembly special election

Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke, D-Cheektowaga, earned a unanimous nomination from the Erie County Democratic Committee on Monday for April’s special election in the state’s 142nd Assembly District.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t expect NFL to fix anthem issue

Millions of Americans watched the Super Bowl last week. To real avid football fans, it is almost a holiday. Super Sunday has become a national tradition, and rightly so. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

TREEBY, Donald R., of Orchard Park, formerly of West Seneca, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Mr. Treeby is survived by three siblings, Kenneth and Barbara Treeby and Beverly Harvey. A private funeral service will be held. More...

Lifestyles

Catholic Charities puts focus on job training for 2018 appeal

In its 94th year, the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo appeal will once again work to raise $11 million to fund a host of programs that meet the needs of roughly 153,000 Western New Yorkers who live in poverty or are in crisis. More...

Side-by-Side concert slated for Feb. 16

The Southtowns Youth Orchestra will join the Orchard Park Symphony for the annual Side-by-Side youth concert from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Orchard Park High School, 4040 Baker Road. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Symphonic

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 15  Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com   More...