Weekly Feature

August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Maryvale, UB grad honored with global auditing award

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The adage “killing two birds with one stone” often carries a time-saving connotation. More...

As summer winds down, Village of Sloan ratchets up sewer planning

The Village of Sloan has continued preliminary work on sewer projects this summer, no thanks to the wet weather that’s doused Western New York on multiple occasions in the past month. More...

Roycroft Film Society to hold outdoor screening

The Roycroft Film Society will present its fourth annual free outdoor film screening at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the Roycroft Campus, 39 S. Grove St., East Aurora  More...

Uber Zone established at New Era Field

An Uber Zone has been established at New Era Field for the upcoming Buffalo Bills season, according to a release from the ride-sharing service.  The zone, indicated through both a special in-app feature and customized Uber signs on location, is More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga Planning Board will hold its September meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, 3301 Broadway.   More...

DPW gains administrative assistant

The Depew Village Board held a special meeting on Monday to appoint a new administrative assistant for the Department of Public Works.  Deborah Schugardt, who has been a resident of Depew for 27 years, accepted the position at the meeting for a More...

Como Lake dam work slated for August

The Erie County Department of Public Works will open bids for the initial phases of the rehabilitation of Como Lake Dam low-level outlets on Aug. 24, according to a county letter dated Aug. More...

News Briefs

The Cheektowaga Town Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22. A work session at 5 p.m. will precede the regular meeting. Both will be held at Town Hall, 3301 Broadway. Visit www.tocny.org for a copy of the agenda.  More...

Southtowns boy gets wish granted for fireboat ride with help of local firefighters

Ben Stromecki and his family have a love for all things related to fire departments and several ties to the Orchard Park Fire District.  It would come as no surprise then that the 12-year-old Elma resident, who is battling a brain tumor, was bey More...

Town grabs $100,000 for Winston-Vegola sewer improvement project

A $100,000 state grant will work to correct a longstanding infrastructure problem on Winston and Vegola avenues, according to a Tuesday press release.  Sen. More...

Staff changes make up most of Depew School Board’s August meeting agenda

Depew School Board’s meeting on Tuesday night was short and sweet, but also packed with staffing changes for the coming school year.  Most notably, Hillary Weir, current assistant principal for the high school, will be resigning, effective More...

News Briefs

The Cheektowaga Central Board of Education will hold their next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the high school, 3600 Union Road.  More...

AWARD WINNER

Hannah Sacilowski, of Cheektowaga, has won the June Pearl Award and the Mayor Thaddeus Orzech Award, along with first place in Junior Fine Arts in the Drawing - animal or figure division at the Erie County Fair. More...

Schneiderman opposes elimination of energy assistance programs

New York Attorney General Eric T. More...