Weekly Feature

July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Rabies precautions necessary in warmer weather

Warmer days are here, and with everyone spending more time outdoors, there is an increased likelihood of encountering a wild animal. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago July 17, 1997   The Orchard Park Board of Education hopes to finalize a list of immediate facilities needs for the district by the end of its July 29 meeting.  More...

Marrano makes strides in Housing Giants list

Marrano Homes, located at 2730 Transit Road in West Seneca, is now ranked as the 175th largest new home builder in the nation, according to the 2017 Housing Giants list released by Professional Builder magazine.  More...

Trip to Washington covers people’s business

Erie County Executive

I recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts from across the country for a special meeting of the County Executives of America Association, a nonpartisan organization that includes elected officials from more than 700 counties nat More...

Legislator sponsors dental safety law

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announced his sponsorship of a newly proposed, local, dental care safety law at Evolution Dental in Cheektowaga on Tuesday.  At the press conference, Lorigo delivered his address accompanied More...

News Briefs

The Orchard Park Library Board of Trustees will hold its next meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, at the library, 4570 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park.  The Orchard Park Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Spindle items

Orchard Park Editor

CAST YOUR VOTE — The Orchard Park Town Board is once again seeking the help of the community in making a decision on the community activity center.  After a meeting on the three exterior design options for the center — gabled, conte More...

What do deflated footballs have to do with election hacking?

Managing Editor

Imagine if the ownership and coaching staffs of the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots were to discuss a joint venture to prevent teams from tampering with game balls in an effort to keep competition fair. More...

Public support sought in form of Children’s Center surveys

State Assembly

It’s been busy at the office since our quick Fourth of July break. Recently, I have launched an initiative to rally support for keeping the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center open in West Seneca. More...

Class of 2017 excels for school district

Orchard Park Superintendent of Schools

Finally, summer is here, and I hope that everyone will have time to relax and spend time with friends and family.  More...

Survey results show support for Children’s Psychiatric Center

Assemblyman Michael Kearns has received more than 1,400 responses from the community on the first day of returned mailers regarding the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center, according to a press release from the assemblyman.  More...