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November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Mother, son arrested after armed robbery at Mighty Taco

A mother and son were apprehended by police after the son took an undetermined amount of cash during an armed robbery of Mighty Taco, Orchard Park police said.   More...

OP man accused of stealing car following crash

A report of a disoriented driver who was bleeding from his head led to Erie County sheriff’s deputies arresting a man for possessing a stolen vehicle, the agency said.  Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard said deputies responded to the Iroq More...

Town enacts new drone law

Two individuals from the American Modeling Association expressed concerns about the town’s proposed drone law to monitor takeoffs and landings, but the Town Board has unanimously approved the new local law.  The town held a public hearing More...

Proposed law to help keep area waterways clean

State Sen. More...

Thruway Authority app now available

Gov. Andrew M. More...

GREAT SHOWING

— Orchard Park High School seniors Corey Keane and Laura La Vigne, shown above, have received second-place awards in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics video contest. More...

Ugly sweater party set for Dec. 4

The Orchard Park Senior Center, 70 Linwood Ave., offers many programs for people older than 55 years. Contact the center at 662-6452 to register for programs. The Senior Center director is Debbie Santiago.   More...

Police say half-empty bottle of Wild Turkey found in car after accident, DWI arrest

An Attica woman was arrested by Orchard Park police on Monday for allegedly driving while intoxicated after being involved in a motor vehicle accident and having a half-bottle of Wild Turkey bourbon in the vehicle, authorities said.  More...

Youth Court membership skyrockets, with 51 students sworn into program

The Orchard Park Municipal Center was filled to capacity on Nov. 15 by family and friends of the 51 students who took the oath to become a part of the Class of 2018 for Youth Court.  More...

Post of Fame breakfast set for Dec. 2

One community member will join 29 others when the Post of Fame announces its next inductee for outstanding service to Orchard Park.  The 30th annual Post of Fame breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Schneiderman files suit against Buffalo home contractor

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced that he filed a lawsuit seeking relief for consumers defrauded by Robert B. Cooper, Jr. More...

Historical presentation on Buffalo set for library’s speaker series

John Fagant, master docent with Explore Buffalo, will discuss the history of Buffalo at the time of the Buffalo Creek Settlement at the next 4th Tuesday speaker series presentation at the Orchard Park Library. The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. More...

News Briefs

The Orchard Park Village Board will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in Village Hall, 4295 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park.  The Orchard Park Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Center for Hospice and Palliative Care hires new COO

The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, parent company of Hospice Buffalo, has appointed Roseann McAnulty as chief operations officer.  McAnulty’s role will begin with oversight of all nonclinical operations and evolve with time. More...

Library News

LIBRARY HOURS — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  Children’s programs   More...