Weekly Feature

August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Two Troop 285 Boy Scouts attain Eagle rank

Thomas DiSimone and George Weimer, both of Boy Scout Troop 285, were recognized as Eagle Scouts during a recent Eagle Court of Honor ceremony, according to a release.  DiSimone began his Scouting career as a Wolf Cub in Pack 177. More...

Walk Off Hunger campaign raises $93,000

The 10th annual Walk Off Hunger, presented by Life Storage, raised a record-breaking $93,000 for the Food Bank of WNY, according to a release from the organization.  The proceeds from the event will help the Food Bank provide 558,000 nutritious More...

APPOINTED

— Officers were recently elected and installed for 2017-18 for the Orchard Park Chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization, whose mission is to assist women in reaching their educati More...

Representative seeks to preserve hospital child care

U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins said the House of Representatives has approved legislation that will preserve Kids Korner, a program that provides veterans with child care services at the Buffalo VA Medical Center.  More...

News Briefs

The Orchard Park Recreation Department is accepting summer applications for certified lifeguards. Positions are available to work at Green Lake and the Orchard Park High School pool. Swim lesson instructor positions are also available. More...

Legislators seek public support to keep children’s center in West Seneca

Residents who believe the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center should continue to operate as a standalone facility in West Seneca are urged to contact Gov. More...

Roycroft Film Society to hold free outdoor screening

The Roycroft Film Society will present its fourth annual free outdoor film screening at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the Roycroft Campus, 39 S. Grove St., East Aurora  More...

New laws to address medical care, housing of inmates

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed two bills related to health care services for county jail inmates and the housing of out-of-state inmates, both sponsored by state Sen. Patrick Gallivan and passed by the Senate and Assembly in June.  More...

Fundraiser to benefit Sisters of St. Francis

The Sisters of St. More...