August 25, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Higgins among members of Congress to push for swift action on pilot fatigue

Western New York’s congressional representatives, Brian Higgins, Louise Slaughter and Kathy Hochul, wrote to the Office of Management and Budget on Friday — National Aviation Day — asking the agency to expedite its timeline for rule More...

West Sports Boosters to host third golf outing

The West Seneca West Sports Boosters will host its third annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Harvest Hill Golf Course, located at 3052 Transit Road, Orchard Park. Tee-time is scheduled for noon. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. More...

In brief

The West Seneca Town Summer Concert Series will host its last performance at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the Lions Bandshell, located behind Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Live music will be provided by 404 Band Rocks. More...

Fire chiefs list scholarships

The Erie County Fire Chiefs Association has announced the names of recipients of its annual scholarship program. The list of honorees includes: More...

Guitar Factory ‘picks’ Rock Ed for donation

The Guitar Factory netted more than $1,000 at its inaugural fundraising event last week and donated the funds to the West Seneca East Middle School rock band, Rock Ed. Eighteen students were showcased during “Summer Jam,” held Aug. More...

Rotary honors Food Pantry director as ‘hero’

Mary Lou Dietrich, director of the West Seneca Food Pantry, has been selected as the Rotary Club of West Seneca’s 2011 Community Hero. She will receive the Paul Harris Award, the highest award given by Rotary International, on Friday, Sept. More...

Lucky toss

Bailey Michalski, 15, of Cheektowaga, tries her luck at the ring toss game during Fourteen Holy Helpers’ inaugural “Summerfest,” held during the weekend in West Seneca. More...

Fire Report

Tuesday, August 16 — 7:12 a.m.: Seneca Hose firefighters assisted a Thorndale Avenue female with trouble breathing. More...

Fire grants deadline Sept. 9

Applications for federal fire grants are now available online, according to Rep. Brian Higgins, D-27th District. More...