2019-08-21 E-Edition

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Police Department monitoring potential buses in private lots

The Orchard Park Police Department is hoping problems from inside the stadium grounds of New Era Field don’t spill over into the private lots due to new tailgating regulations for buses and limos. In May, the Buffalo Bills rolled out a new tailgating venture for buses and limos called Tailgate Village — powered by Tailgate Guys within the bus and […]

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ filming moving to Sept. 9, 10

Paramount Pictures has once again changed the dates of filming for “A Quiet Place Part II,” causing more disruptions for entities in the Village of Orchard Park. (See editorial on page four) The sequel to the critically-acclaimed, John Krasinski-led project was set to film at and around the Orchard Park Railroad Depot on Monday, Aug. 26, and Tuesday Aug. 27, […]

Speaker Heastie visits New Era Field during 2019 statewide tour

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie continued his annual statewide tour with stops at New Era Field, Lackawanna City Hall and the Blackthorn Restaurant & Pub in South Buffalo with Assemblyman Pat Burke. “One of the things I love about my statewide tour is being able to visit the places that bring people together,” Heastie said. “I keep hearing […]

Rev. Rotach named interim pastor at Orchard Park United Methodist Church

Orchard Park United Methodist Church has announced that the Rev. Brian Rotach has been named interim pastor. Rotach has come out of retirement to serve the church on an interim basis, until a permanent pastor is appointed. Rotach grew up in Rochester and studied music at SUNY Fredonia. After teaching in high school, he spent the next five years in […]

Invasive species plant discovered in Green Lake

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will be heading to Green Lake soon to remove invasive species plants. Town Engineer Wayne Bieler said in conversations with the DEC that they believe the species came from two separate aquarium dumps at the lake. Informing the Town Board of the call during the municipality’s Aug. 14 work session, Bieler said […]

News Briefs

The Orchard Park Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, in the District Office, 2240 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca. The Orchard Park Town Board will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Town Hall, 4295 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park. The Orchard Park Garden Club will hold its regular […]

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390 .What is being built on Southwestern Boulevard near the cigar store? Has anyone done a traffic study? The speed limit should be 45 mph. There are too many deaths and accidents due to all the new construction on this stretch of road in the past 10-20 years. Whatever is being built there now shouldn’t be allowed to be […]

Flying through space and time: B-17 offers glimpse of living history

Taking off in a B-17 is nothing like being in a commercial airliner. It is loud and a bit smoky and it can make a rider feel instantly and deeply connected to an experience and a period in time that they likely can’t even fathom in an empirical way. Hearing the engines rumble is like hearing the echo of history […]