Weekly Feature



March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

MAYOR IN THE HAT

— Lancaster Village Mayor William Schroeder reads a Dr. Seuss story to third- and fourth-grade students at St. Mary’s Elementary School. More...

Debut book by OP native highlights Pan Am Exposition and ‘Cinderella’ stamps

With a collection that numbers in the thousands, Orchard Park native Rick Barrett knows a thing or two about souvenir stamps from the 1901 Pan American Exposition. More...

County comptroller details agencies providing area tax preparation assistance

With income taxes due on Tuesday, April 17, the County Comptroller’s Office is providing a list of options for people who need help preparing their tax filings.  More...

Cheektowaga Town GOP leader, Democratic councilman call for Rogowski’s resignation

The chairman of the Cheektowaga Republican Committee is urging Democratic Town Councilman James Rogowski to step down, saying he “owes it to Cheektowaga to do the right thing.” More...

Sixth-graders win Super Bowl essay contest

Just like the Philadelphia Eagles over the New England Patriots, sixth-graders Julie Durham, Ryleigh Scuto and Krystal Wainwright dominated the Depew Middle School Student Council Super Bowl Essay Contest.  According to district staff, students More...

Rewards to be offered for tips yielding opiate-related charges

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn and Kevin Hoffman, chairman of Crime Stoppers Buffalo, said Monday that there will be rewards of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of opiate dealers.  More...

Diocese of Buffalo creates compensation program for victims of sexual abuse

Bishop Richard Malone has recently announced the establishment of a voluntary Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program for those who have made claims that they were sexually abused as a child by a member of the clergy in the Diocese of Buf More...

SKIP A BEAT

— McKenna Guari and Parker Ziemann, Lancaster High School seniors, assisted with Jump Rope for Heart activities with Jennifer Wright's second-grade class during Kindness Week. More...

Cheektowaga union, town agree on new contract

After months of negotiations, there is a new contract between the Town of Cheektowaga Employees Association and the town, and with it comes pay increases for the workers represented by the union.  More...

St. Joe’s names honor students

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