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July 28, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

In Lancaster, kids get out of the summer classroom

As temperatures hit the 90s the last thing students in summer programs want is to be confined to a classroom. Lancaster Middle School understands these concerns and is taking the idea of summer enrichment and altering it. More...

Education is topic of conference

The 33rd Annual Western New York Education Law Conference will be on the topic of, “Navigating the Perfect Storm: And you thought money was the only problem!”  More...

Coalition offers fun for youth, families

The Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will hold its first outdoor Family Movie Night at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, on the grounds of the Richard E. More...

Village of Depew adopts one law, holds off on another

The Depew Village Board on Monday adopted a new law regarding unsafe buildings.  Structures in question would be visited by the code enforcement officer, who will judge whether they are unsafe.  More...

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HONORING A TROOPER — Brooke Dobson, 4, is held by her sister Jamie, 15, at the unveiling of a dedication sign for former New York State Trooper Kevin Dobson on Tuesday morning near the Colvin-E More...

Hull House history camp planned

History buffs, and those who need to beef up their knowledge, are invited to attend Hull Family Home & Farmstead’s history camp next week.  Lessons and activities will be centered on the 19th century for children entering fifth through More...

Depew Night Out returns

With the combined efforts of the Depew Police Department, the Depew Village Board and Friends of Depew, the popular Depew Night Out event is back this summer.  More...

From food to basketball, special events will celebrate Lancaster

With four events planned, Saturday, Aug. 6, marks a busy day in Lancaster.  The Village of Lancaster, along with the Town of Lancaster, will present the Taste of Lancaster from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It’s sponsored by Alden State Bank.  More...

School news

Olivia Streit of Lancaster, who will be a sophomore at Lancaster High School this fall, is attending a summer session in marine studies at the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in Seal Harbor, Maine, through next month. More...