Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor



More security needed to prevent shoplifting It has become painfully obvious from the Orchard Park Bee police blotter that the Amelia Drive businesses have become a target of professional shoplifting rings from non-residents and its becoming an epidemic. Every week there are reports of shoplifters brazenly stealing goods from these business with no resistance at all from security. How long […]

Letters to the Editor



District employees put education first My family has lived in the Orchard Park School District for 25 years. I was reading a recent Ipsos poll of over 1,000 American parents and their feelings about their school districts’ job during the COVID-19 pandemic. The vast majority of surveyed parents thought that their child’s school and teachers handled the pandemic well. More […]

Letters to the Editor

Time to give school start times a second look


With the learning gap caused by policies implemented during the pandemic, we owe students opportunities proven to improve student achievement. Revising school start time is an effective countermeasure to chronic sleep loss, tardiness, absenteeism and instructional disconnectivity. It has a wide range of benefits to student’s physical and mental health, safety, academic achievement and graduation rates. The American Academy of […]

Letters to the Editor

Flowers brighten up village


I would like to thank the Orchard Park Garden Club members and W.G. Arthur Co. for the beautiful flowers that have been in the center of the village each summer for many years. They add a lovely touch to a busy street. A lot of thought and work must go into the garden and it is appreciated. Thanks to all […]


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