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August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Maryvale adds work sessions to meeting agenda

Maryvale residents will soon get a clearer look at district decisions, as the Board of Education decided at Monday’s meeting to begin holding work sessions.  More...

B-17 ‘Flying Fortress’ to take flight over Buffalo

The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans tour will visit Buffalo with the World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Madras Maiden” on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. More...

Public hearing set for Transit Road apartments

Cheektowaga is one step closer to having 40 new town home units, after the Town Board scheduled a public hearing Tuesday night regarding rezoning for the Transit Road project.  More...

Erie County to sponsor caregiver classes

Erie County officials are sponsoring “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” an educational series designed to provide people with the tools needed in caregiving, beginning later this month.  Classes consist of six sessions held once per we More...

Morton says Como Lake upkeep should include dredging

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarcz has proposed a resolution to repair Como Lake dam’s low level outlet without dredging the lake, according to a press release.  The lake was last dredged in 2004, a process that needs to be done every e More...

Legislators seek public support to keep children’s psychiatric center in West Seneca

Residents who believe the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center should continue to operate as a standalone facility in West Seneca are urged to contact Gov. More...

Villa Maria College taps new business affairs VP

Villa Maria College has hired John Ives, a 1996 alumnus, as vice president for business affairs.  According to a recent press release announcing the hiring, Ives will provide leadership regarding the college’s business operations, faciliti More...

Town Board approves tax break for home improvements

The Cheektowaga Town Board approved a tax exemption for reconstructed, altered or improved homes at Monday’s meeting, after tabling the resolution at its final July meeting because of questions about what kind of renovations the law would cover More...

News Brief

Licenses for the 2017-18 hunting season are now available from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, at the Cheektowaga Town Clerk’s office, 3301 Broadway. More...

Knox Farm State Park to host Bark Bash

Bark Bash returns to Knox Farm State Park for its second annual event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. More...

News Brief

Sloan’s 2017 Summer Concert Series at Griffith Park will host its final act, The Kokomo Band, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. Bring a lawn chair or blankets and help the village wind down its 15th annual concert season. More...

Marriage Licenses

The Town of Cheektowaga issued marriage licenses to the following couples through Friday, Aug. 4:  Andrew Peter Klin and Lauren Elizabeth Ferrentino, both of Cheektowaga.  More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga Planning Board will hold its September meeting to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, 3301 Broadway.  More...