Weekly Feature

January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Mats for a Mission, comfort for the homeless

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gail Potter recently spoke to members of the Erie-Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club at a breakfast meeting at the Olympic Restaurant in Kenmore.  Potter, who resides in Cheektowaga, is the project coordinator for Mats for a Mission, a volunteer grou More...

Southtowns residents rally for ride-sharing

The fight for ride-sharing in New York took center stage in East Aurora, as local leaders rallied to bring the service to the Southern Tier.  The Erie County Legislature and Visit Buffalo Niagara recently announced a $100,000 commitment in the l More...

Legislature revises County Charter, limits salary increase eligibility

The Erie County Legislature approved revisions to the Erie County Charter at the first session of the new year. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Jan. 23  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.  School Board  Monday, Feb. 6  More...

News Brief

The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, along with the Orchard Park Recreation Department, will present Winterfest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Chestnut Ridge Park. More...

Erie County receives national recognition for emergency, disaster preparedness

The Erie County Department of Health was recently recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials for its ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies, according to a press release.  More...