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2018-10-11 / Editorial

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Oct. 15, 1998


SWITCHING IT UP — The 20th century saw many changes to the old Abbott homestead, including two paved streets where farm paths had been: Chauncey Lane and Franklin Street, both named for homesteaders. The view of the house, as seen from Chauncey Lane, is now framed by adjacent homes, including the former sanitarium. 
Photo courtesy of “Images of America: Orchard Park” by Suzanne Kulp and Joseph Bieron SWITCHING IT UP — The 20th century saw many changes to the old Abbott homestead, including two paved streets where farm paths had been: Chauncey Lane and Franklin Street, both named for homesteaders. The view of the house, as seen from Chauncey Lane, is now framed by adjacent homes, including the former sanitarium. Photo courtesy of “Images of America: Orchard Park” by Suzanne Kulp and Joseph Bieron •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. The Village Board amended a traffic and vehicle ordinance Monday prohibiting stopping there.

• All John and Linda Gaiser want is a little quiet. The Burbank Drive residents spoke before the Orchard Park Town Board last week regarding noise associated with Jubilee Plaza behind their home.

• The stage is set for yet another boys volleyball showdown between Orchard Park and Frontier. The two teams now sit with identical records, with OP’s loss coming to Frontier and Frontier’s loss to OP. The division will be decided next Wednesday when the two teams square off.

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