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August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Sonnet Drive residents question Highway Department’s upkeep of area

Two residents from Sonnet Drive expressed concerns about a lack of attention to the Vineyard Trail subdivision regarding lawn and walking path cleanliness.  Deborah Lowry, of Sonnet Drive, said there are two ponds near her residence, and the adj More...

News Briefs

The Orchard Park School District will offer the five-hour motor vehicle pre-licensing course required for a New York State road test from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at Orchard Park High School, 4040 Baker Road. More...

District holds public hearing on phase two of Smart Schools Bond Act

Significant security upgrades to school buildings in the Orchard Park School District took another step forward Tuesday with a public hearing on phase two of the Smart Schools Bond Act.  More...

Bohen opposes new train station location

Assemblyman Erik Bohen has called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to re-evaluate the current plan to build a new $25 million train station on the current train station site at Exchange Street and consider locating the new station on Washington Street.  More...

Town appoints two new officers to Police Department

A couple of familiar faces are becoming police officers in Orchard Park.  During the Aug. More...

Funding approved to resurface Armor Duells Road

During last week’s session, the Erie County Legislature approved funding for various road and infrastructure projects, including several in Legislator John Mills’ district, which includes Orchard Park.  More...

Orchard Park man dead in Baker Road car crash

An Orchard Park man was killed early Tuesday in a car accident on Baker Road after his car struck a large tree and burst into flames, according to authorities.  A little after 2 a.m., police were informed that a car had crashed on Baker and was More...

Girl Scouts build life-size games for hospital

Orchard Park Girl Scouts spent several days sanding, drilling and building life-size games to donate to patients at a Buffalo hospital to achieve their Silver Award.  The Scouts, of Troop 30517, spent more than a week building life-size versions More...

Corrections

The National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Up Day event is Saturday, Sept. 22. Two separate ads, published in the Bee’s Health section in June and Life After 50 in July, had the incorrect date. More...

Amherst resident sentenced for stealing from OP employer

Fifty-six-year-old William Gajewski, of Amherst, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice John L. More...

Senator obtains funding for 60th District libraries

State Sen. More...

Tax levy, rates set by district

Breakfast and lunch prices to see slight increase

The Orchard Park Board of Education set the property tax levy and rates, while also adjusting breakfast and lunch prices during Tuesday’s meeting.  More...

DRUMS ALONG THE WATERFRONT

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018   More...