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July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Senator to hold Lyme disease forum

State Sen. Chris Jacobs will host a Lyme disease forum next week to raise awareness of the rise of the debilitating disease across Western New York. The forum is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

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The Orchard Park Recreation Department is accepting summer applications for certified lifeguards. Positions are available to work at Green Lake and the Orchard Park High School pool. Swim lesson instructor positions are also available. More...

Garden Club awards two scholarships

The Orchard Park Garden Club recently presented its $1,000 memorial scholarships to Orchard Park High School graduates Adam Ziccardi and William Gura.  The club chooses recipients who are in the Orchard Park School District and plan to study env More...

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The Women’s Club of Orchard Park will have a crab apple tree planted at the newly renovated area of Yates Park/Green Lake on Friday, July 28. This planting will be to mark the club’s 50th anniversary   More...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes to host five camps at five churches

The Buffalo branch of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be offering camps in five different sports during each of the Wednesdays in August. More...

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Food Bank seeks community’s help to ‘Walk Off Hunger’

The Food Bank of WNY is seeking participants for its 10th annual “Walk Off Hunger,” which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Curbell officer recognized as ‘Environmental Champion’

The Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 recently acknowledged two individuals for their work on the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable.  More...

Task Force field hearing available online

State Sen. Chris Jacobs, co-chairman of the Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, recently announced that the Task Force field hearing held in Buffalo can now be viewed on the state Senate’s YouTube channel.  More...

Schneiderman joins coalition urging student protections

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, part of a coalition of 21 state attorneys general, submitted public comments to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, calling a move by the U.S. More...

Problem gambling conference visits area

For a second consecutive year, mental health practitioners from across the region gathered at Grapevine Banquets in Depew for a conference on problem gambling, part of a state-sponsored effort to educate clinicians and address an issue that experts s More...