Weekly Feature



May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Spindle items

• RABIES CLINIC — Those looking to protect their dogs, cats and ferrets from rabies should make it a point to attend an upcoming rabies clinic in Orchard Park.  The Erie  More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago — May 21, 1998

• The Orchard Park School District’s $51.1 million 1998-99 budget was approved by 976-576 votes Tuesday.  More...

Speaker series to focus on Potter family legacy

Tim Gardner, funeral director of Brown & Sons Funeral Home, will discuss the history of the Potter family at the next 4th Tuesday Speaker Series presentation on Tuesday, May 22, according to the Friends of the Orchard Park Library.  The free More...

Bee Heard

Bee Editorial

Remain vigilant about motorcycle safety

In Erie County alone, there are more than 21,000 registered motorcycle riders who use their cycles for commuting, touring and recreational activities. More...

Sports

Girls track team wins league title

It was another impressive week for the Orchard Park girls track team. The Lady Quakers clinched the ECIC I Title while also winning another invitational. More...

Softball team clinches ECIC Division I Title

The Orchard Park softball team is the ECIC I Champion. The Lady Quakers finished the league slate with an 11-1 record. The team accomplished step one of its goals for the season. More...

Boys track team impresses in busy week

It was a busy week for the Orchard Park boys track team. The Quakers split the team among two invitationals, and also won a dual meet. An elite group of athletes were invited to the Glenn D. Laucks Games in Whiteplains. More...

Site plan next step for potential Tim Hortons

Miranda Holdings picked up a small victory during Thursday’s Planning Board meeting when the board recommended that the company’s potential building of a Tim Hortons at the northwest corner of Armor Duells and Chestnut Ridge roads be clas More...

Mayor reminds residents about rules for recycling

After receiving a notice from Waste Management, the village’s contractor for recycling,   Mayor Jo Ann Litwin Clinton is restating what can and cannot go inside the recycling totes.  More...

Voters pass $102 million budget, bus proposition

Two elected to Board of Education

The Orchard Park School District presided over another uneventful annual budget vote and trustee election, with the budget and bus proposition passing and two individuals taking seats on the Board of Education in an uncontested race.  More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Warnes recognized for helping needy

Jillian Warnes has spent a good part of her schooling in Orchard Park doing charitable work for others who are less fortunate.  Doing mission work with her church, Faith United Church of Christ in Boston, New York; creating hygiene kits; and mak More...

State Senate passes bill to protect students from sexual abuse

The New York State Senate has passed legislation to expand the types of educational settings required to report child abuse and to increase the professions required to receive training to identify and report abuse.  More...

Screening proceeds to benefit Buffalo actress

Buffalo native and actress Diane Gaidry, who starred in the 2006 romantic drama “Loving Annabelle,” was recently diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Bose speakers go missing from home

Wednesday, May 9   More...

Education

On the Campus

Emma Stepniak of Orchard Park has been named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at Belmont University.  Valerie Wach of Orchard Park has been named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at Alfred University. More...

Lifestyles

Hull Family Home & Farmstead...

prepares for long-awaited reopening

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead is celebrating the completion of the stone dwelling’s most recent phase of renovations with a grand reopening gala set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster. 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...

Senior News

Yoga classes continue till June 15

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

Business

Repp Renovations celebrates 30 years in business

Repp Renovations marked its 30th anniversary in business with a recent celebration at its showroom in Orchard Park.  More...

Hamburg resident named COO of Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels for Western New York has recently hired Hamburg resident Kathleen Graim as chief operations officer of the organization.  More...

Registration open for chamber’s 27th annual golf outing

The Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce will present the 27th annual golf outing from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 4, at the Orchard Park Country Club, 4777 S. Buffalo St.  There will be a scramble format for golfers of all skill levels. More...