February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Prized Sabres jersey recovered

One man’s most prized possession has finally been returned, thanks to the work of several West Seneca detectives. During a Feb. More...

Pantry relies on grants, donations to survive

The West Seneca Food Pantry is continuing to accept donations toward its expansion fund campaign, which received a total of $373.50 this past week. More...

SUNSHINE ON SUNDAY

— Twins Regan and Alyssa Merkel, 8, and older sister Katherine, 11, stack chunks of frozen snow together at the top of the sledding hill at Sunshine Park off East & West Road on Sunday afte More...

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Commissioner Courtney Burke, middle, of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, discusses the state’s budget woes with Valerie Niederhoffer, left, of Buffalo and Catherine Malevi More...

Fire grants available

The state Department of Homeland Security is currently accepting applications for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grants. More...

Clinton Street student donates birthday cash

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Last week, an 8-year-old boy proudly walked through the doors of Western New York Federal Credit Union in West Seneca. He was there to deliver something very important. More...

Assembly candidate Kearns vies for 145th District seat

Michael “Mickey” Kearns, the South District Buffalo Common Council member, has officially announced his candidacy for the state’s 145th Assembly District. A special election has been set for March 20 to fill the vacant seat. More...

ECC graduates two West Seneca officers from police academy

Forty-one students recently graduated from Erie Community College Law Enforcement Training Academy’s 118th Basic Course for Police Officers. More...

Competitive scholarships available

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo’s 2012 competitive scholarship application is now available online at www.cfgb.org and can be submitted until March 1. More...

In brief

The following West Seneca residents have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2011-12 school year at Immaculata Academy: Amy Griffin, Madisen Hughes, Brianna Messana, Natalie Rieman, Kasey Schulz, Nina Simoncelli, Rachel Simonce More...

Cookies brighten Valentine’s Day for West Seneca seniors

Chocolate chip, snickerdoodle and frosted hearts are among the thousands of cookies Orchard Park teachers and staff delivered to senior citizens. The objective? To make Valentine’s Day brighter for seniors. More...

Political briefs

Rep. Brian Higgins, D-West Seneca, recently attended a White House Business Council roundtable discussion on innovation in health care. More...