March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board looks to reinstate programs, staff

The School Board is looking to reinstate positions and programs throughout the district that were cut or reduced last year. More...

Local News

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SIGNING FOR A CAUSE — Siblings Luke, left, Francis and Zoey Desmond sign copies of the picture book, "A Life With A Purpose," during the book release event at the Orchard Park Fire Hall Thursda More...

OP boy takes first place in Pinewood Derby

Kevin Krolikowski, 10, of Orchard Park, represented his Stockade 2047 in the Buffalo Regional Pinewood Derby finals on Saturday. His car won all 11 races to take first place in the Buffalo region. More...

Police make three DWI arrests

On Thursday, March 8, Orchard Park police arrested 49-year-old David Burgwardt on a charge of driving while intoxicated. More...

Police Blotter

Plastic chairs smashed at American Legion

Saturday, March 3 A Henning Drive man reported that sometime during the day someone stole a metal flower urn from outside his garage. It weighs between 100 and 150 pounds. Monday, March 5 More...

Lifestyles

Shamrocks or shillelaghs

Orchard Park weighs in on what St. Patrick’s is all about

St. Patrick’s Day is rapidly approaching, but what the day and the culture are all about are topics for debate in Orchard Park. While there is no doubt that St. More...

Reel great dancing

Rince Na Tiarna Irish dancers makes major strides

Rince Na Tiarna is a Gaelic phrase meaning “lord of the dance.” It is also the well-earned name of an Irish dance school, which has turned out numerous internationally ranked dancers, presents more than 50 shows in the St. More...

Byway’s interpretive sign project on schedule

The Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway interpretive sign project is on schedule, according to a release from the organization. More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Announcements

.MEETING—The Western New York Rose Society will have its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Meeting will be held at St. Stephens-Bethlehem UCC, 750 Wehrle Drive, Amherst in the lower hall. All are welcome to attend. More...

Holiday .

sat. 17The Broadway Market celebrates St. Patrick’s Day — Food, music, dance and shenaniganswill be taking place at the Broadway Market’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. More...

Green Lake

Planned water playground draws ire of residents, Village Board

A water playground planned for Orchard Park’s Green Lake this summer is making a big splash — but not in a good way. More...

Village reorganizes its records, uncovers history

At that time, it had a president, not a mayor. T.E. Morgan was the first. A bank was the board’s first meeting place. And, its employees were paid 60 cents an hour to clear snow off the sidewalks. More...

Editorial

Sunshine Week celebrates your right to know

Bee Editorial

Sunshine week celebrates your right to know. It sheds light on business your Orchard Park governments sometimes would rather keep behind closed doors. Sunshine Week started March 11 and ends on Saturday, March 17. Enjoy the few days left. More...

Spindle items

NAOMI SPENCER

OLD LAWS — One year after the village was founded, its trustees and president — it didn’t then have a mayor — adopted local laws to keep residents behaving properly. More...

Out of the Past

Bathing beauties

Mary Lou Weppner and Sue Shultz were photographed at Green Lake in 1951, presumably before they took a dip in the water. The tree they are leaning against is no longer there. More...

Sports

Eighth annual Bowman Showcase slated

All-star hockey games pit top juniors, seniors against Rochester counterparts

The eighth annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, a three-game hockey all-star festival pitting the best Buffalo players against their counterparts from Rochester, will be held starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the First Niagara Center. More...

Nichols girls hockey team ranked third in nation

The Nichols School varsity girls hockey team capped off a very successful 2011-12 season, winning the North American Prep Hockey Association and Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association titles for the first time in the same season. More...

Area’s best seniors to clash in boys hoops tripleheader

The area’s top senior boys basketball players will cap off their high school careers by participating in the ADPRO Sports 15th annual Silver Hoops Classic. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Spaghetti dinner to raise money for cancer patient More...

Business

Chamber Golf Outing chairman named

Patrick Young and Kristine Buchband are co-chairs of the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce’s 21st annual Golf Outing. Young is the vice president of business development with Zenger Boncroft. More...

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GETTING ELECTED — Attorney Daniel R. More...

In brief

Mercy Hospital of Buffalo is seeking community members to join its float in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, to be held Sunday, March 18, in downtown Buffalo. More...

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