Weekly Feature

July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Lancaster Opera House awards scholarship to Kenmore grad

Natalie Morrow, a graduate of Kenmore West High School, was recently awarded the Lancaster Opera House’s L. More...

Quick action allows fire crews to control blaze on Central Avenue

The actions of some Depew and Lancaster firefighters may have saved multiple lives on June 29. Depew firefighter Marc Adamberger happened to be passing by 36 Central Ave. in Lancaster when he noticed that the rear of the structure was on fire.  More...

Mehl, Esskuchen charged

Alisha Mehl, 22, of Lancaster, and Seth Esskuchen, 26, of Depew, were arrested on the night of July 5 on drug-related charges after a vehicle driven by Mehl struck and damaged a utility pole along Crittenden Road in the Town of Newstead.  More...

New School Board leadership looks to increase community involvement

Depew School Board members accepted new positions at the annual organizational meeting on Tuesday night, all with unanimous approval from the board.  David Sheff is the new president, succeeding Barbara Staebell, who didn’t run for re-elec More...

Woman, child hit by fireworks

A 22-year-old woman and her 6-month-old child suffered second-degree burns from a malfunctioning firework on the evening of July 4 while at a residence along Westwood Road, according to the Lancaster Police Department.  Eugene Lapress, 38, was More...

Lancaster Senior Center opens new bocce courts

The Lancaster Senior Center on Oxford Avenue opened two new bocce courts in the facility’s outdoor recreation area in early June.  Bob Giroux, Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department worker, and Highway Superintendent Daniel Amatura, who More...

News Brief

The Village of Depew will be sponsoring its second annual Summer Concert Series in Veteran’s Park on Terrace Boulevard:  •7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13, Lancaster Town Band  •7 p.m. More...

Political Brief

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. More...