Weekly Feature

August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Uber Zone will aid stadium attendees

One preseason game is in the books for the Buffalo Bills, and while the result might have not been ideal for Bills fans, there was one group that won big on Aug. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Aug. 21, 1997   Oct. 14 is the date set for the Orchard Park School District’s vote on a facilities project that would repair many of the district’s roofs and alleviate problems associated with water damage.  More...

AWARD-WINNING

— Resident John Del Vecchio took home first place for his sunflowers in the horticulture division at the Erie County Fair. More...

District ready to welcome back students

Orchard Park Superintendent of Schools

It always amazes me how quickly the milestones of summer go by. The Fourth of July, the beginning of August, the start of the Erie County Fair, and this summer is no different. With cooler nights, our thoughts turn to school, sports and homecoming. More...

‘Veteran of the Month’ program to start next month

A new program will pay tribute to veterans throughout the 60th Senate District, which includes Ken-Ton and Orchard Park, according to a press release from Sen. More...

Spindle items

Orchard Park Editor

MOVIE NIGHTS — If anyone is interested in enjoying a movie outside, the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy has the event for you. The conservancy will present Disney’s Ratatouille” from 8:15 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Lincoln never said the US was ‘locked and loaded’

Managing Editor

When faced with the genuine prospect of war, the new president spoke eloquently and with a tone that was intended to unite the country. That man was Abraham Lincoln, speaking in his first inaugural address.  More...

Making WNY more affordable for families and businesses

New York State Senator

A major priority of mine since taking office has been to fight to make Western New York more affordable for families and local businesses to thrive. More...

State funds awarded to Evergreen will aid addiction recovery

The state will award $25,000 to Evergreen Health Services to support addiction recovery services, according to state Sen. Chris Jacobs, co-chairman of the Senate Task Force on Heroin and Addiction.   More...