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June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Creative exhibit opens at Burchfield

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center, located at 2001 Union Road, will exhibit creations of a diverse group of fiber artists from July 3 through 31. An opening reception will be held for artists and the public at 7 p.m. Friday, July 8. More...

Bill would prevent convicted animal abusers from working at shelters

The New York State Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit people who are convicted of animal cruelty from working in positions that place them in direct control of animal care, according to a press release from Sen. Patrick Gallivan. More...

Meetings

Town Board Monday, July 11 A work session will be held by the West Seneca Town Board at 3 p.m. — 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. More...

Lions Club plans summer bandshell concert series

The West Seneca Lions Club 2016 Summer Concert schedule includes musical events throughout the summer. All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. at the Lion’s Bandshell behind town hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Orchard Park police look to patrol private lots during stadium events

Under the notion of keeping attendees to Ralph Wilson Stadium safe, the Orchard Park Police Department — in consultation with the Buffalo Bills and other law enforcement agencies — are pushing to have private lot owners sign up for a perm More...

Gallivan proposes increase on state threshold for retirement income

The Senate has passed a bill to increase tax savings for seniors and help encourage them to stay in New York post-retirement, according to a press release from Sen. Patrick Gallivan. More...

Senate passes bill to eliminate use of back tags for hunters

A bill that will eliminate a requirement that hunters display and wear back tags while hunting in New York State has passed the Senate, according to a press release from Sen. Patrick Gallivan. More...

Elderwood locations to host Cruise Night series

Elderwood is gearing up for a series of car shows this summer. Cruise Nights are planned through September at nine Western New York Elderwood locations. More...

Passage of legislation combats ‘zombie’ homes

“We’re here for a positive reason today,” said Assemblyman Michael Kearns as he joined Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, West Seneca Town Supervisor Sheila Meegan and other officials Thursday afternoon at 35 Jasmine Ave. More...

Car show supports shelter

Ten Lives Club, a nonprofit cat rescue and adoption group, recently held its eighth annual car show at Sunset Bowling Lanes in West Seneca. The event was co-sponsored by the Motley Cruisers Car Club. More...

Gallivan supports reform to alcoholic beverage control law

Sen. Patrick Gallivan has supported an agreement to modernize New York’s Alcohol Beverage Control Law. More...

Senate passes legislation to protect communities from violent felons

Legislation was passed recently by the New York State Senate to protect communities from violent felons given early release from prison, according to Sen. Patrick Gallivan. More...

Burchfield sets concert series

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center 2016 Summer Concert Series will begin on Tuesday, July 5, and continue every Tuesday evening through Aug. 2. The five concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. and are played in the amphitheater overlooking the Buffalo Creek. More...