Weekly Feature



December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Additional tote available from town for $50

Residents who can’t fit all of their recyclables or cardboard into the 65-gallon tote provided to them by the town are now able to purchase a second tote to keep the recycling off the street. More...

‘Senator on Your Street’ program slated

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Santa Land set for this weekend at Chestnut Ridge

The potential for snow in this weekend’s forecast has organizers of Santa Land excited that the sledding hills at Chestnut Ridge Park could be used for the first time in several years for the event. More...

Post of Fame ~ Annual Award Breakfast ~

Gavigan named Post of Fame honoree

Saturday morning marked a rare occurrence for Gene Gavigan: He was at a loss for words.  The reason was a positive one as Gavigan became the 30th selection for the Orchard Park Post of Fame when the entity held its annual breakfast and selection More...

Three running for fire commissioner in Tuesday’s election

Voters in the Orchard Park Fire District will choose one of three firefighters to fill an open seat for fire commissioner during Tuesday’s fire district election.  The election will take place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12.   More...

Police deal with drunken driving, disturbances during game-day weekend

The Orchard Park Police Department responded to calls related to drunken driving, soliciting without a permit and various disturbances before, during and after the Buffalo Bills game against the New England Patriots.  Saturday, Dec. 2   More...

Veto override last hope of Children’s Psychiatric Center

A bill to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center as a standalone facility, stopping its merger with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, was vetoed last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  (See editorial on page four)  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...