Weekly Feature

August 11, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

THEY CAN DANCE

— Maddie Boeheim, left, of West Seneca, Jamie Kaempf of Lancaster Middle School and Talia Dalfonso of Lancaster High School were among the winners of the Tremaine Summer Tour, a dance conventio More...

Burgio earns five awards for school community relations

Patricia Burgio, director of communications for Lancaster Central School District, has earned five awards for her community relations work for the school district from the National School Public Relations Association. More...

Erie County introduces program to assist addicts

LPD to participate starting Sept. 1

A press conference held last week by the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force unveiled three new initiatives that are now in effect.  These include an Addictions Treatment Hotline at 831-7007, a Crisis Peer Response Team and the Rapid Evaluati More...

Morton begins annual listening tour

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton began his yearly summer listening tour this week that will have him visiting with residents in Lancaster, Cheektowaga, Depew and Alden.  “During the summer months, I like to make an extra effort to keep my More...

Political Brief

Monica Wallace has been endorsed by the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council No. More...

MONEY FOR MAKEOVERS

— Special Spaces Buffalo is preparing for a fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. More...

Woman tapped for major American Legion Auxiliary post

Cheektowaga resident Karyn Porempski is preparing to step into some bigger shoes in 2017.  Porempski was elected Eastern Division national vice president for the American Legion Auxiliary on July 14 at the American Legion State Convention in Bin More...

UM UM GOOD

— Angela DeLotto of Ronny’s Take Out serves up some hot pizza to hungry customer Lindsay Strohmenger during the Taste of Lancaster, which was held Friday and Saturday on Central Avenue. More...

Grants to assist municipalities with electronic recycling

Sen. Patrick Gallivan is encouraging local municipalities to apply for grants from the Environmental Protection Fund to assist with unexpected costs associated with the collection and recycling of electronic waste.  More...

JUST LIKE OLD TIMES

— In the photo at left, Dave Kieber, right, shows Dalton Selapack, 11, and Dorothy Lawrence how beams for homes were constructed in 1776, while in the photo at right, Sandy Menz, Elizabeth Haus More...

Center advocates rebut commissioner’s claims

Advocates of Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center are once again going to bat against the state in the fight to keep the West Seneca center open for children. (See editorial on page four) More...