July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Quaker Days continues through Sunday

It’s not a stretch to say that Orchard Park’s Quaker Days offers something for everyone. While foodies can delight in events such as the Ice Cream Social, others will enjoy the Village Street Dance and the Lions Club Classic Car Show. More...

Local News

Town to turn on lights at Little Loop field

The decision to spend $25,000 to wire electricity at the new Brush Mountain Park football field left the Town Board divided. More...

St. John Vianney to hold lawn fete

The 22nd annual St. John Vianney Lawn Fete will take place from Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27, on the grounds of the church, at 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. More...

CATCH OF THE DAY

Benjamin Hibbert, center, shows his brother, Landon, and grandfather, Jerry Najuch, the first fish that he caught at Green Lake. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town recreation continues to grow

Wow! The vision is alive and well. Thanks to the Town Board and their embodiment as an agent of change, moving forward on the Brush Mountain Park initiative will be something the entire community can get excited about. More...

Police’s salary not the point

Donna Shine has altogether missed the point of my comment to the Town Board. More...

Progressive stand is the right choice

As a native of Lancaster and an alumna of Lancaster Central High School, I am writing to thank you for taking a progressive stand on the [mascot name] debate. More...

Education

RUMSCHIK HONORED

Long time physical education teacher Bob Rumschik balances a basketball on his finger as he stands in front of the basketball backboard, rim and post that were donated to the Orchard Park Middle School from the Quaker Athletic Booster Club. More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair celebrates 175th anniversary

Celebrations for the 175th Erie County Fair will feature family favorite attractions and historical exhibits surrounding the theme of agriculture. More...

Orchard Park police to hold open house

The Orchard Park Police Department, located at 4295 S. Buffalo St., will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 25. The event is sponsored by Arthur’s Hardware. Hot dogs, snacks and drinks will be served. More...

Library News

Story Time programs Register now for the children’s summer reading programs. MeTime Lapsit will be held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Toddler Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays. More...

Business

OP grad awarded Better Business Bureau scholarship

After sifting through eight different counties worth of application essays, the Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York awarded Orchard Park High School graduate and West Seneca resident Joelle Crean with the 2014 Edward A. More...

Ted’s Hot Dogs joins Erie County’s ‘Thank-A-Vet’ program

Buffalo’s Ted’s Hot Dogs will now be accepting the “Thank-A-Vet” discount card from the office of Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs at all eight locations throughout Erie County. More...

Buffalo Spine and Sports Medicine adds chiropractor to team

David Pizzi was recently added to Buffalo Spine and Sports Medicine’s chiropractic team. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal imbalances and repairing soft tissue dysfunctions that have resulted from injuries or repetitive joint motion. More...

School committee suggests $24 million project

The Orchard Park Central School District Board of Education heard recommendations from the planning committee on Tuesday night regarding an upcoming capital project. The capital project includes two propositions totaling $24.3 million. More...

ALS patient spreads awareness, hope

Buffalo Walk set for Saturday, Aug. 2

It is a disease for which there is no cure. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain. More...

Editorial

Inconsistencies in sex offender registry are alarming

Bee Editorial

There are few hot-button issues in any community quite like the presence of sex offenders. More...

Spindle items

• CLIMB ON — I thought it would be easy. After all, I work out and I am not afraid of heights. Yet as I was dangling by my sweaty palms 20 feet in the air, I got nervous. More...

Out of the Past

Thorn Avenue 1948

It’s summer 1948, and the newly wedded Knoches are about to leave for California in their new 1948 Ford. The neighbors have turned out to wish them well. More...

Police Blotter

Man acts bizarrely in home improvement store

Saturday, July 12 • A 48-year-old Orchard Park man was stopped for failing to signal a turn onto California Road. Police said the driver admitted he was drinking and that he failed field sobriety tests. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I do not agree with your view of not using the Lancaster School District [mascot name]. You need to be consistent, so locally you cannot use the West Seneca West Indians and the Jamestown Red Raiders. More...

Sports

After drafted by the Tigers, Hollins earns top nod

2013-14 Male Athlete of the Year

How could hitting .525 with four home runs and 30 runs batted in during your senior season be topped? Having to choose between playing for a top junior college in Florida or deciding to sign a professional contract, that’s how. More...

Warriors baseball repeat as Section I champions

Team making its second trip to state tournament

For the second consecutive year, the Orchard Park Warriors 11U travel baseball team won both the New York State Little League District I and Section I championships. More...

‘Big Red’ hoops camp slated

Athletes from throughout the area who are looking to improve their basketball skills should look no further than Clarence and Big Red Enterprises this summer. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Free outdoor movie set at Chestnut Ridge Park More...