July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Online registration open for Turkey Trot race

YMCA Buffalo Niagara will open online registration for the 119th YMCA Turkey Trot on Friday, Aug. 1. Online registration is available at www.ymcabn.org and will be available until noon on Nov. 20 or until capacity is reached. More...

Representatives give insight on legislative issues affecting businesses

Mitch Martin, staff representative for Sen. Patrick Gallivan, R-West Seneca, and Katrina Sierson, staff representative for Assemblyman David DiPietro, made guest appearances at the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce meeting July 17. More...

Erie County focuses on summer safety at parks

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, in cooperation with Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard, Parks Commissioner Troy Schinzel, members of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and representatives from the Parks Department will collaborate in an eff More...

Town of Elma to switch health care providers

Effective Sept. 1, the Town of Elma will begin a new health care plan with the consortium Labor Management Healthcare Fund. The insurance through the consortium will be provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield. The switch will affect 32 town employees. More...

Winners of Community Days parade prizes announced

The West Seneca Civic & Patriotic Commission announced the parade prize winners from last month’s Community Days celebration. Senior Drum Corps 1st prize, Renegade Drum Corps, $900; 2nd prize, Downbeat Percussion, $600 Senior Band More...

Area fire departments help Roswell patient find positivity

Dave Blank, a patient at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and a volunteer firefighter with the North Boston Fire Company, has a new way to get motivated in his fight against a disease. More...

Upcoming Meetings

Town Board Monday, July 28 (2 p.m.) — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. School Board Monday, Aug. 11 More...

St. John Vianney to hold annual lawn fete this weekend

The 22nd annual St. John Vianney Lawn Fete will take place from Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27, on the grounds of the church, at 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. More...

Man sentenced to 25 years to life for killing mother

Primitivo Cruz, 46, of West Seneca, was sentenced last week for the 2013 murder of his mother inside her home. State Supreme Court Justice Penny Wolfgang sentenced Cruz to 25 years life in state prison for the May 3, 2013, slaying of Carol Quinn. More...

E-ZPass email phishing scam affects county motorists

Erie County motorists should be wary of an email phishing scam that is being sent to E-ZPass users. The email message claims to be an attempt to collect unpaid tolls from the recipient. More...

Fair 5K set for Aug. 9

The Erie County Fair 5K will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. More...

Radon awareness outreach scheduled for market

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, C-West Seneca, and the county’s Department of Environment and Planning will host a Radon Awareness Outreach at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...