Weekly Feature



December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

St. Mary’s student gives back to Elderwood at Cheektowaga

Matthew Rosinski started the “Ornaments for Elderwood” drive partly to honor his grandmother, Ruth Pearce, who died recently, but also to help the current residents at Elderwood at Cheektowaga this holiday season.  More...

Wallace sponsoring preparedness training

Assemblywoman Monica Wallace, D-Lancaster, is hosting a free American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway, according to an announcement from her office.  More...

SLEIGH FULL OF TOYS

— Jane Urbanski, left, and Janet Papaj, residents of Elderwood at Lancaster, display some of the toys purchased through the Resident Council to support the Lancaster Police Benevolent Associati More...

Man indicted in crash involving Depew resident

Marshawn Levy, 33, of Buffalo, has been arraigned by State Supreme Court Justice John Michalski on an indictment charging him with three counts of aggravated vehicular assault, two counts of assault in the second degree, and DWI in connection with a More...

News Brief

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish will be offering the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults with sessions from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through May at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill in Lancaster. More...

News Brief

Hillview Baptist Church hosts weekly youth groups at 26 Rehm Road, Depew. The high school group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, and the fourth- and fifth-grade kids’ club meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. All WNY youths are invited. More...

Opera house to present original holiday show for kids

Continuing the Lancaster Opera House tradition of interactive family holiday shows, a heartwarming hit from two Western New Yorkers, “The Night Before Christmas” plays at the Lancaster Opera House from Dec. More...

News Brief

The Orchard Park Recreation Department and the Erie County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will present the annual Santa Land event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and Sunday, Dec. 10, at Chestnut Ridge Park. More...

Lancaster alumnae to host senior show in downtown Buffalo

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Katie Malecki and Chloe Mitchell knew for years that they wanted to pursue a career in art. More...

Lancaster Central board members explore zSpace technology

With the technology now in consistent use by students at three schools in the Lancaster Central School District, Board of Education members got their chance on Monday night to use zSpace, an emerging technology that allows users to manipulate models More...

On the Campus

SUNY Oswego students Kimberly Corrie and Jessica Sheppard, both of Lancaster, took part in internships for the fall semester. Corrie, a senior human development major, interned with Hutchings Psychiatric Center in Syracuse. More...

News Brief

The Polish Heritage Dancers of WNY will be performing Polish Christmas in the Village at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., on Saturday, Dec. 30. For more information, visit www.phdofwny.com or call 983-5084.   More...

Political Brief

Assemblywoman Monica Wallace, D-Lancaster, announced her bid for re-election to the New York State Assembly representing the 143rd District at a campaign event last week at Bobby J’s restaurant in Cheektowaga. She was first elected in 2016. More...

Veto override last hope of Children’s Psychiatric Center

A bill to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center as a standalone facility, stopping its merger with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, was vetoed last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

THROUGH THE WOODS

— Cooper Endres smiles at Santa as his family enjoys Lancaster’s Westwood Park event on Nov. 26. More...