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October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Planning saves lives during Fire Prevention Week

Imagine this terrifying scenario: You and your family are fast asleep when you’re awoken by the sound of a smoke alarm and the acrid smell of smoke. The room is hazy and the air is thick. What is your first move? More...

Out of the Past 20 Years Ago - Oct. 16, 1997

Voters approved the Orchard Park School District’s almost $5.2 million facilities project Tuesday by a vote of 1,125 to 270.  The Western New York Developmental Disabilities Service Office has been given the green light for a group home on More...

Daemen named to list of national college rankings

For the second consecutive year, Daemen College has been ranked nationally in the Wall Street Journal/ Times Higher Education college rankings, which focus on student success and learning.  The second annual list includes 1,054 institutions from More...

First Source policy puts local workers at forefront

Erie County Executive

Through the past several years we have been witnesses to a renaissance here in Erie County, one that has seen unemployment rates fall while new businesses have grown. More...

Life Church expands FestiFall to include all Southtowns communities

Life Church Buffalo will hold its fourth FestiFall event on Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct. More...

Spindle items

DONATE FOR HALLOWEEN — The Orchard Park Library is seeking donations of candy for its annual Halloween party.  The Halloween party will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday,   Oct. 26, at the library, 4570 S. Buffalo St.  More...

October has all the options when the news is so depressing

Managing Editor

The month of October is always a great time for sports fans. More...

Healthy District Initiative aims to improve health of county

State Assembly

While Western New York has been enjoying some beautiful weather late into the fall season, our colder days are just around the corner. The nicer weather provides more opportunity to be out and active, which as we know is beneficial to our health. More...

Superintendent thanks board members for service

Orchard Park Superintendent of Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared the week of Oct. 23-27, as School Board Recognition Week. I thought it fitting to take some time to share with you information about the Board of Education.  More...

EA art gallery honors late art instructor in new exhibit

Meibohm Fine Arts, located at 478 Main St., East Aurora, will present a group art exhibition titled “Masters of Illusion – The Art of Trompe L’oeil: Take a Second Look.”  The exhibition will be on display starting Friday, More...