Weekly Feature

May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Methadone clinic needed in Southtowns

Finding treatment for addiction should not be a hassle for a Southtowns resident who is trying to find the way to sobriety.  More...

Spindle items

Orchard Park Editor

CON- GRATULA- TIONS IN ORDER — Those involved with the Orchard Park High School production of “Into the Woods” re- ceived recognition for their performance last weekend at the 24th annual Kenny Awards. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago May 22, 1997   Close to 100 Michael and Baker Road residents packed the Municipal Building Monday to voice their opposition to a cluster development in their neighborhood.  More...

Sports

Baseball team goes 5-3 in busy week

Sports Reporter

There wasn’t much time to breathe last week for Orchard Park baseball.   The Quakers played eight games over six days, finishing up the league schedule with an impressive showing.  More...

McCrone looking to kickstart Orchard Park rowing program

A love for rowing has always been in Joe McCrone’s family. His great-grandfather – Michael Byrne – was the first president of the West Side Rowing Club and he spent his childhood in or on the water. More...

Softball finishes up league schedule with busy week

After weeks of rainouts, cancellations and postponements, the Orchard Park softball team finally had a weather-free week of games. The Lady Quakers played seven games last week, going 5-2 and finishing up the league schedule.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

ongoing: now-May 21 More...

Performance

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18 Thursday Night Jam Session — With guitarist Andy Bialek, 7 p.m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com More...

Methadone clinic to be added to addiction services facility on OP border

Citizens in the Southtowns dealing with addiction to opioids will soon be aided by the addition of a methadone clinic in Hamburg that is attempting to make it easier for those battling addiction to find help in the region.   More...

Curtain call Keenan-Takagi to retire from Orchard Park Chorale

With one concert to go, Kathleen Keenan-Takagi, the artistic director of the Orchard Park Chorale, is retiring from her post after two stints with the group. More...

Local News

OP grad to begin FASB assistantship

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Starting July 6, Orchard Park graduate and soon-to-be University at Buffalo graduate Brittany Popovski will start her new position as a postgraduate technical assistant with the Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, Connecticut.  More...

OPHS receives two Kenny Awards for ‘Into the Woods’

After being named one of 10 finalists for the Outstanding Musical Production Kenny Award for the March productions of “Into the Woods,” those involved in the Orchard Park High School production received two more distinctions during the 24 More...

‘Die-In’ orchestrated to protest AHCA

Rep. Chris Collins is in the crosshairs of his constituents again, due to his support of President Donald Trump’s American Health Care Act.  More...

Education

Sacred Heart announces third-quarter honor roll

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart has named the following Orchard Park residents to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. More...

Friends of OP Library announce scholarship winner

The Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library recently announced that an Orchard Park High School senior has won its first scholarship.  More...

Incumbents re-elected, budget passes in school election

There were no surprises during the annual budget vote and trustee election for the Orchard Park School District, as all three propositions passed and the three incumbents, running unopposed, were re-elected to the Board of Education.  Propositio More...

Lifestyles

Preparing for retirement, Quinn reflects on career in education, government

All good things must come to an end, and for Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr., that is occurring this week, as he steps down from the post following Wednesday’s commencement ceremony. More...

Grys- Monaco

Angela J. Grys of Cheektowaga and Joseph G. Grys of Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Kassandra L. Grys, to Devon A. Monaco, son of Michelle M. and Marino A. Monaco Jr. of West Seneca.  More...

Business

Chamber ready for another golf outing

Executive Director of the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce

A pinging sound can be heard as the iron connects with the small white ball and sends it sailing high in the air on its way to the green. More...

Lake Shore Savings starts mobile banking

Lake Shore Savings Bank has officially launched LS Business, which allows business customers to manage their finances from their mobile devices. More...

‘What She’s Made of’ event set for May 22

Teresa C. Younger, a speaker, activist and advocate for women’s economic justice, will serve as the keynote speaker for an event to benefit the WNY Women’s Foundation. More...