Weekly Feature



July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth’s Eagle Scout project to increase waterway awareness

Ryan Werdein grew up jet skiing on Lake Erie, and when it came to obtaining his Eagle Scout status, he wanted to protect those waters and others like it.  “People see storm drains, and they think the water goes to a water treatment facilit More...

Editorial

Spindle items

• DON’T FORGET THE TASTE — If you’re looking to grab food next week, be sure to stop by the Taste of Orchard Park.  The Orchard  Park Chamber of Commerce sponsored event will run from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago July 23, 1998

• Construction started Tuesday on the newest unit of the Orchard Heights adult home facility, located at 5200 Chestnut Ridge Road.  More...

Letters to the Editor

BOPII grateful for donations

To the businesses and residents who have donated to Beautify Orchard Park II, we thank you.  Without your support, we would not be able to continue to beautify the village with 100 hanging baskets and more than 40 planter boxes that have been pl More...

Obituaries

Jean M. Sherman, social worker

Jean Marie Sherman, of Orchard Park, died Thursday, July 5, 2018.  Ms. Sherman was born in Kenmore and attended St. John the Baptist School and Mt. St. Mary Academy. More...

Peter E. Tuyn, former funeral director at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home Inc.

Peter E. Tuyn, of Williamsville, died Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Mr. Tuyn joined his father, Edward “Ted” Tuyn, at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home in 1963. More...

Sports

Janas named OP Coach of the Year

The third time was the charm for Gary Janas. Things finally clicked this year for the Orchard Park girls varsity basketball team, as Janas led the group to a sectional title in his third season at the helm. More...

AN ANGELIC FINISH

AN ANGELIC FINISH - Pictured here are the Minors Angels (9/10 years old). They finished the regular season 5-5, but went 4-0 in the playoffs. More...

Niagara Frontier 16U competes in national boys volleyball tourney

An injury to a key player in the first match of the tournament had an impact on the chances for the Niagara Frontier Volleyball 16U Boys Gold team to have a good finish at the National Championship.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

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Historical Tours

sun. 22  . Central Terminal Historical Building Tour — Take a trip through time at the Central Terminal during this tour, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at the Buffalo Central Terminal, 495 Paderewski Drive, Buffalo; $. More...

Symphonic

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14th annual Taste of Orchard Park to feature 76 vendors

Quaker Days to run July 19-29

North Buffalo Street in the Village of Orchard Park will be lined with food vendors and businesses, as the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce presents the 14th annual Taste of Orchard Park.  The Taste, presented in conjunction with title sponsor N More...

Naturalization ceremony recognizes 64 new citizens

Charulatha Kalluri, an Amherst resident from India, sits in the front row of Gleasner Hall Auditorium at Erie Community College North Campus. She waits patiently with her husband, Kalyan Shastri, for the scheduled naturalization ceremony to begin. More...

Local News

GOOD DOG

GOOD DOG — Nero, with owner Elaine Tatro of Orchard Park, won Most Obedient during the ninth annual Northgate Health Care Facility dog show. More...

St. John Vianney’s summer fest to be held July 19-22

St. John Vianney Church will hold its annual summer fest event from Thursday, July 19, through Sunday, July 22, on the church grounds, 2950 Southwestern Blvd.  More...

DA appointed to National District Attorneys Association board of directors

Erie County District Attorney John Flynn recently was selected to serve as an at-large member of the board of directors for the National District Attorneys Association.  The appointment comes 19 months after Flynn was elected Erie County distri More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Fraudulent charges made on debit card

Monday, July 2   • A resident of Southwestern Boulevard told police she had lost her bank card. While the card was lost, an unknown individual deposited fraudulent checks into her account in the amount of $8,087. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the Orchard Park Multigenerational Community Center, if people really understood the full destructive impact of the building on Brush Mountain Park sporting fields and even other neighborhoods, would they still have supported it? More...

Bee Editorial

Make the most of summer, but drive responsibly

There’s a lot of summer left to enjoy, and many Western New Yorkers celebrate the season both locally and by traveling to destinations across the state and beyond by car, truck and SUV.  But driving is full of hazards, and residents should More...

Education

St. Mary’s lists honor students

St. Mary’s High School has named the following Orchard Park students to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 11  Madeline Benzer and Emma Dillon  Grade 12  Libby Benzer   More...

On the Campus

Mikaela Ditonto of Orchard Park has been named to the president’s list for the 2018 spring semester at SUNY Oswego.  Alexandra Zurbrick of Orchard Park has been named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at SUNY Oswego.&n More...

Lifestyles

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...

Senior News

Pass dip at the center on July 31

The Orchard Park Senior Center, 70 Linwood Ave., offers many programs for people older than 55. Contact the center at 662-6452 to register for programs. The Senior Center director is Debbie Santiago.   More...

'Photography Caravan'...

uniting Jewish community’s photographers

The Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center Holland Family Building will host an exhibit titled “Photography Caravan-Images of Jewish Buffalo” beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15. The exhibit, which will run until Oct. More...

Business

Curbell assists all-female hybrid vehicle team from RIT

Orchard Park-based Curbell Plastics has continued its support of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s all-female hybrid vehicle team with material donations and mentoring of the students as they designed and built their vehicle for competiti More...

NEW ADDITIONS

NEW ADDITIONS — Paul Bahr, the Western New York market campus director for Bryant & Stratton College, shows Orchard Park Supervisor Patrick Keem renovations that have been made to the medic More...

Events

Subaru Buffalo 4 Mile Chase set for July 20   More...