Weekly Feature



January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

New program aims to curb foreclosures, ‘zombie’ property issues in Erie County

The Neighborhood Foreclosure ALERT Program, a new initiative introduced by Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, is a collaborative effort involving each municipality in Erie County to preserve neighborhoods and prevent foreclosures.  More...

HOLIDAY GIVING

— Above are Lancaster Youth Bureau members who participated in Project Sticker Shock, a collaborative effort with Depew High School’s SADD Chapter. More...

Opera House to open one-woman ‘Nunsense’ musical at Ripa’s

Rocking Horse Productions will present “Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class: A One-Nun-sense Musical Event” at Ripa’s Restaurant, 4218 Walden Ave. in Lancaster.  The dinner show will run from Jan. 26 to Feb. More...

Kearns, Mills to hold pistol permit outreach

A pistol permit recertification outreach will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Concord Public Library, 18 Chapel St., Springville, according to Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and County Legislator John Mills.  More...

In the Military

First Sgt. Luke Simon of Lancaster, assigned to B Troop, 2-101 Cavalry for reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition, retired from the New York Army National Guard in December after 20 years of military service.   More...

News Briefs

Keep sidewalks clear of snow, say Depew officials, noting that this is necessary for both residents and businesses.  More...

Polish American Congress, General Pulaski Association get funding

Legislator John Mills recently announced that the Erie County Legislature has approved his requests to allocate funding for the Polish American Congress and General Pulaski Association in the 2018 budget. The funding was approved at the Dec. More...

Third annual Festival of Buffalo Polka Bands planned

Help the International Polka Association celebrate January being “National Polka Month” at the third annual Festival of Buffalo Polka Bands at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Potts Deli and Grille banquet hall, 41 S. Rossler St.  More...

News Brief

The 2018 New York State homeowner program, Home Performance with Energy Star, provides a home energy assessment for residents who are looking to get assistance through grants and other incentives. More...

Bill to strengthen Freedom of Information Law, recover legal fees

A new law will make it easier for residents and organizations suing to obtain information from state and local governments under New York’s Freedom of Information Law to recover legal fees.  State Sen. More...