Weekly Feature

September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

STOP THE BLEED

— Jim Ramsey, Depew Parks and Recreation director, left, and Linda Stapleton, far right, participate in the Depew Fire Department’s recent Stop the Bleed program at Northside Fire Hall. More...

Lancaster Police Department gains state accreditation

The Lancaster Police Department has been awarded accreditation by the New York State Law Enforcement Agency Accreditation Council at a ceremony earlier this month in Albany.  According to a press release from Lancaster police, the agency evaluat More...

Lavertu pleads guilty

Sebastien Y. Lavertu, 32, of Quebec, Canada, has pleaded guilty before State Supreme Court Justice John L. More...

Recognition Day speaker discusses military suicide rate

There are 20 active military members or veterans who commit suicide every day.  For Gwen Fitzgerald, a Buffalo Veteran Affairs suicide prevention case manager, the statistic is alarming and too high. More...

Members recognized at inspection

The following Depew Fire Department members received milestone awards for years of service at their annual inspection:  •50 years: Past Chief Richard Kropp; Richard Brossard. More...

LHS finds parking spaces for 30 more students

As of Monday, approximately 30 students who were not awarded parking spots at Lancaster High School through this year’s lottery now have them, due to creative efforts by the school’s administrative staff.  More...

WNY volunteers help Red Cross provide relief to victims of Harvey

From before Hurricane Harvey hit to the days that followed, thousands of disaster workers, including some Western New Yorkers, were in Texas helping the American Red Cross provide relief to victims.  More...

Film series offers diverse documentaries

This fall, the Lancaster Opera House has opened its doors to the University at Buffalo sociology department to hold a free community film series.  According to a press release from UB, films will touch on a range of issues, including many that a More...

State Public Service Commission greenlights $13 million Charter Communications settlement

The state Public Service Commission has approved a $13 million settlement agreement with Charter Communications Inc. More...