Weekly Feature



June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Plymouth Crossroads’ fifth Bluesfest aims to raise $12K for homeless youth

The Plymouth Crossroads’ Bluesfest will be back for a fifth year this weekend, aiming to raise funds to help fight youth homelessness in Western New York and break the cycle of generational poverty. More...

Bill aims to increase jobs in manufacturing sector

Sen. Chris Jacobs recently announced the passage of his bill, which is designed to increase the number of high school students pursuing job opportunities in the manufacturing sector.  More...

Camping opportunity turns educational

Lancaster’s Hull House will give kids an opportunity to experience what it was like to live on the Niagara Frontier circa 1825 with its History Camp for Kids from July 24 to 28.  The family of Warren and Polly Hull lived there during this More...

Concert series scheduled

The Village of Depew will be sponsoring its second annual Summer Concert Series in Veteran’s Park on Terrace Boulevard.  Concerts are as follows:  •7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, Special Delivery  •7 p.m. More...

News Briefs

Simulated ACT/SAT tests will be offered to students at Maryvale’s Robert A. Binner Educational Center, 1050 Maryvale Drive, Cheektowaga. Visit allprotutoring.com.  More...

Exhibit relocated

“Paper Cuts,” an exhibit scheduled for the Burchfield Nature and Art Center gallery in August, was canceled due to the Burchfield building closure. More...

Prom 2017

TUCK IN — Carlo DiRenzo, left, Morgan Foster and Kayleen Schill are ready for a classy meal at Lancaster High School’s prom on Friday. More...

In the Military

Army Cpl. Meghan Weinstein of Lancaster has re-enlisted to continue service with the 105th Military Police Company.  Army Sgt. Austin Bessong of Lancaster has re-enlisted to continue service with the 152nd Engineer Support Company.  More...

Village moves forward with several projects

The Village of Lancaster continued to move forward with several longstanding projects at Monday’s Village Board meeting.  The board approved a resolution to recommend an amendment to the Eric County Tax Act. More...

On the Campus

Riley Fenn of Lancaster was named to Ashland University’s dean’s list for spring 2017. Fenn, who is majoring in early childhood education, is a 2013 graduate of Iroquois High School. She is the daughter of Michael and Julie Fenn.  More...

Schneiderman takes issue with federal energy standards

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of 11 Attorneys General, recently filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s U.S. More...

ACCIDENT

— Depew Police responded to the corner of Wenona Street and Bloomfield Avenue after a rollover accident occurred. More...

Stony Road, culvert, bridge work get go ahead

The Erie County Legislature has authorized the construction of a new bridge and culvert on Stony Road over Ellicott Creek in Lancaster, according to a press release from Legislator Ted Morton’s office.  More...