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November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Public hearing for new drone law set for Nov. 15 meeting

Residents will have an opportunity to share their thoughts on the town’s proposed new drone law, after the rescinding of the previous ordinance, when a public hearing is held during the next Town Board meeting.  More...

Resident pleads with town to place stop sign at troublesome intersection

Steven Pearl is worried about the safety of his son and other children who have to wait for the school bus at what he believes is one of busiest and dangerous intersections in the town, Valley View Drive and Pine Terrace.  More...

Fact finder brings town, blue-collar unit back to square one

Any hopes for an agreement on a 2015 health insurance contribution increase between the town and the Civil Service Employees Association, Local 815, representing the Town of Orchard Park blue-collar unit, were put to rest after a public hearing was h More...

FASNY encourages New Yorkers to check alarms

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York urges all citizens to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure their homes are properly prepared for an emergency. More...

Orchard Park celebrates 10 years for ‘Wall of Heroes’

A special ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, for the 10th anniversary of the community “Wall of Heroes.”  Located inside the Orchard Park Municipal building, at 4295 S. More...

Sporting goods drive to collect equipment for kids in need

Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke recently announced the start of his Youth Sporting Goods Drive The drive will collect lightly used sports equipment for area children in need.  More...

Library News

LIBRARY HOURS — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  Children’s programs   More...

CAST YOUR BALLOT

— Michael Kearns places his ballot into the voting machine at Dudley Public Library in South Buffalo on Election Day. Later in the evening, Kearns won the race to become the next county clerk. More...

Garden Club to offer camp scholarships

The Orchard Park Garden Club is offering scholarships to the state Department of Environmental Conservation Education camps for one week during the summer.   More...

News Briefs

The Orchard Park Village Board will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in Village Hall, 4295 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park.  The Orchard Park Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Mount St. Mary sets entrance exam

Mount St. Mary Academy will offer the Catholic High School Entrance and Scholarship Exam at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18.  The exam is open to eighth-grade girls interested in attending Mount St. Mary in September 2018. More...

Man on mission to quash bullying after grandson’s death

A little more than six months since cyberbullying pushed his grandson to take his own life, Joe Smajdor is organizing what he hopes will be a solution to the growing problem.  More...

Buffalo-area Applebee's celebrate 10 years of honoring veterans

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