Weekly Feature

August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

School Board OKs food service contract, meal price increase

The Orchard Park Board of Education has approved a food service management bid award for 2017-18, along with breakfast and lunch prices, both of which will rise 10 cents for students.  More...

News Brief

The Orchard Park Town Board will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, in Town Hall, 4295 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park.   More...

Village seeking opinions on community development funding

The Village of Orchard Park is seeking public input to determine which projects in the village can be applied for under Erie County Community Development Block Grant funding.  A public hearing on the funding is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. More...

School district tax rate slightly above April projection

The Orchard Park Board of Education adopted the 2017-18 property tax levy and rates at Tuesday’s meeting.  Jeffrey Petrus, assistant superintendent of business for the district, said the total tax levy is $61.5 million, the same amount pre More...

READY FOR TAKEOFF

— Onlookers wait as the “Madras Maiden,” a World War II-era B-17, is prepared for tours and flights. More...

Jacobs says opioid crisis should be national emergency

State Sen. More...

OP man arrested in town burglary spree

Orchard Park police were kept busy from Friday into Saturday morning, as a town man burglarized or attempted to burglarize four different locations, according to police.  At 3:35 a.m. More...

Portion of Route 240 to be closed for eight weeks

A culvert replacement project is scheduled to begin next week on Route 240 in Orchard Park. As a result, a portion of the road will be closed.   Beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

CENTENARIAN

— Resident Clarence Stucki, who lives at Brookdale Orchard Glen, celebrates his 100th birthday at the facility on Saturday. From left, back row, are children Larry Stucki and Janet Galeza. More...

Town man subdued with Taser

An Orchard Park man is accused of fighting with officers and resisting arrest after police arrived at his residence to serve an order of protection and warrants out of the City of Buffalo.  At 10:05 p.m. More...

Performance audit to evaluate Erie County Water Authority

¦ Historic water main break leaves 100,000 residents without proper access to water

Michelle Schoeneman, candidate for the Erie County Legislature’s 10th District, has filed a letter with the New York State Authorities Budget Office urging the agency to conduct a formal performance audit of the Erie County Water Authority in l More...

Rabies clinics to be offered

Three free fall rabies clinics will be offered, including one in Orchard Park, according to Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, who is encouraging pet owners to vaccinate their dogs, cats and ferrets.  More...