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January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Amherst resident seeks seat in Congress

Joan Elizabeth Seamans of Amherst will be campaigning for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Chris Collins in District 27.  More...

WNY Refugee organizations rebuke Trump on alleged vulgar comment

Representatives from the five agencies of the Western New York Refugee and Asylee Consortium offered a combined rebuke to President Donald Trump’s “misinformed, misguided, unnecessary, inappropriate statement” on Friday, after The W More...

Lancaster Town accepting reservations for picnic season

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will begin accepting picnic reservations for the 2018 season at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5. More...

Jacobs co-sponsors two laws regarding sexual abuse

In light of a recent report regarding sexual abuse at The Nichols School in Buffalo, state Sen. Chris Jacobs has co-sponsored two proposed laws that would provide greater protection of children in both public and private schools.  More...

Lancaster’s Carnival Kids to perform at Roycroft Inn

The Roycroft Inn will take a break from the cold weather as it’s transformed into an island getaway during Caribbean Night at The Inn from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19.  More...

Erie County seedlings available for 2018

Order forms for the 2018 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale are now available from the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.  More...

Upcoming shows at Lancaster Opera House to feature tribute artists

Walk the Line: The Concert will be performed at the Lancaster Opera House at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 26, as part of the Bank of Akron concert series at the Opera House. More...

Mychajliw earns recognition for financial reporting

In recognition of its outstanding financial reporting methods, the office of Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. More...