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October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

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• MEET AND GREET — Elections are around the corner, and interest in this year’s election is gathering excitement.  It’s important for residents to have information about who is running in both the local and state races.&nb More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Oct. 15, 1998

•Taxpayers can expect a 0 percent rate increase with the 1999 town budget. • Prohibitive measures are underway along Lincoln Avenue to further boost traffic safety near Orchard Park Middle School. More...

Education leaders focus on safety, health

What’s on the minds of most boards of education in the Empire State? Functional electronic tablets? New white boards? Turf fields? Homecoming events?  More...

Education

Two Orchard Park educators attain New York State Master Teacher status

In early October, two Orchard Park High School teachers were selected as members of the New York State Master Teachers program by Gov. More...

Lifestyles

Senior News

Explore the life of RFK on Oct. 12

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...

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   Baby Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. Mondays from now to Oct. 15. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Left, Right and Center to meet Oct. 11   More...

Town engineer believes Burmon Drive project is three weeks behind schedule

Hoping to have the project completed before the snow flies, Town Engineer Wayne Bieler informed town officials that work on the reconstruction of Burmon Drive is three weeks behind schedule.  More...

BOE updated on capital project before district vote

The Orchard Park Board of Education and district voters received a final look at the $12.2 million safety and security capital project up for a vote on Tuesday, Nov. 13.  More...

WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway marks 10 years

It took about five years to gather information, signatures and support for the Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway to be approved. More...

Local News

Residents question board on location of football fields, inclusion of Powers Road sewers

The placement of Orchard Park Little Loop football fields and the possible implementation of sewers on Powers Road were on the minds of residents during the Oct. 3 Town Board meeting.  More...

Blaze results in $200,000 damage to Lakeridge Drive home

A Saturday morning structure fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to a Lakeridge Drive residence, according to Orchard Park police.  At 8:17 a.m., police were called to 35 Lakeridge for a report of a structure fire at the residence.  More...

Residents donate to build houses for Gospa Village

A number of donors, including ones from Orchard Park, have helped to build three new houses for Gospa Village on the east side of Buffalo.  More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

iPhone, bottle opener taken from bathroom

Saturday, Oct. 6   • An Elma woman reported to police she had multiple credit cards stolen. The cards had been used several times by an unknown individual.  Sunday, Oct. 7   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Editorial

Combating bullying during ‘National Bullying Prevention Month’

On Oct. 4, the Erie County Legislature made a proclamation to recognize October as “National Bullying Prevention Month” in Erie County.  More...

Bee Heard

I don’t think Canalside is a good place to put a new convention center. There is too much going on at Canalside. They are smothering the place. More...

Sports

Quaker golf team shines at ECIC meet

The Orchard Park golf team once again showed why it’s one of the most dominant programs in Western New York Tuesday when the Quakers guaranteed five of their guys will be at the Section VI Championship in the spring. More...

Football team drops undefeated Bennett 23-22

Orchard Park football got perhaps its biggest win of the season Friday when it dethroned undefeated Bennett with a 23-22 victory. It was an impressive bounce-back win for the Quakers (5-1) after a blowout loss to Williamsville North last week.  More...

Swim team wins fourth-straight division title

Orchard Park girls swimming is undefeated again. The Lady Quakers defeated Lancaster 140-45 Tuesday in a regular-season ending battle of undefeated squads. The team put out its beat lineup to ensure a fourth-straight undefeated regular season.  More...

Business

Fox Run to host open house on Oct. 13

Those looking to make the next move in independent living will have a chance to view everything the Fox Run at Orchard Park campus has to offer on Saturday.  The Fox Run at Orchard Park fall open house will be held from 10 a.m. More...

Bailey Slipper Shop offers dance apparel, shoe fittings

Located on Bailey Avenue, Bailey Slipper Shop began as a family shoe store in 1929.  Shortly after, an area dance teacher inquired about the possibility of carrying some dance footwear, and a small dance section was added to the store, according More...

Events

Hillside Speaker Series focuses on peer pressure   More...