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Justine LeFauve, President of Orchard Park Garden Club  Bee

Justine LeFauve (nee Schutta), 78, of Orchard Park, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Mrs. LeFauve was born in Lackawanna to Floyd R. and Elizabeth ...

Justine S. LeFauve, 78, was active in garden clubs and Orchard Park boards  Buffalo News

April 12, 1941 – April 28, 2019 Justine S. LeFauve was an avid gardener who was active in garden clubs for decades. But when she was raising her three chi…

MACHEMER, Jeffrey D.  Buffalo News

MACHEMER - Jeffrey D. Of Orchard Park, NY entered into rest on May 5, 2019, at the age of 48. He is survived by his daughter Lauren Machemer; his father ...

Patricia Marie Bihr (nee Kirchner), Bihr's Food Shop  Bee

Patricia Marie Bihr (nee Kirchner), 75, of Buffalo, died on October 9, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Mrs. Bihr was born in Buffalo, NY, the daughter of the late ...

Orchard Park High School to add Resource Officer  Spectrum News

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A school resource officer will report to Orchard Park High School by September, and he or she will not only work to keep the school ...

Orchard Park Schools tackling teenage suicide through program for parents  WKBW-TV

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — Stastistics show teenage suicide rates on the rise across the United States. Experts in Western New York say local numbers ...

WNY high school student-athletes sign letters of intent on National Signing Day

BUFFALO, N.Y. — High school student-athletes all across Western New York signed their national letters of intent to continue their sport at the next level.

HARDER, William “Bill”  Buffalo News

HARDER - William Bill Of Garden Valley, ID passed away peacefully on March 4, 2019, after a long illness. Bill was formerly from Orchard Park, NY, where he ...

Jack Ables, former Orchard Park High School principal and Air Force Reservist  Buffalo News

Nov. 2, 1929 – March 22, 2018 Jack Ables, a longtime Orchard Park High School principal, died Thursday in the Rosa Coplon Jewish Home and Infirmary on the ...

Neighbors cry foul over football fields in Orchard Park  Buffalo News

Some Orchard Park residents are unhappy about the football fields and parking lot the town is building on town-owned greenspace behind their homes.

School district responds after student not allowed to walk for graduation ceremony  WIVB-TV News 4

An Orchard Park High School student not being able to walk at his school's graduation ceremony has caused a stir on social media.

Orchard Park H.S. grad killed in Tennessee while chasing suspected car thieves - News 4

The search continues Tuesday for the two men who shot and killed a man who was following suspects who are believed to have been into cars outside his ...

School district starts mental health series for parents after influx of students seek help - News 4

The Orchard Park School District is starting something new to combat mental health issues in their schools. Orchard Park parents are invited to a speical ...

O.P. teen hockey player killed in one-car crash  WKBW-TV

Orchard Park police say high speed is believed to be the cause of a one-car crash that took the life of 19-year-old Jack Corbett of Orchard Park.

Family relieved as man accused of killing Rachael Wierzbicki is returned to jail  Buffalo News

When Shane Casado was released from jail for nine days after his indictment for murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Rachael Wierzbicki, her family ...

Man charged in South Buffalo slaying of former girlfriend out on bail  Buffalo News

A Buffalo man charged with shooting and killing his former girlfriend has been released on bail. Shane Casado, 24, was indicted on a charge of second-degree ...

Teen vaping poses new twist to old problem for schools  Buffalo News

But the front lines in the battle over e-cigarettes are inside your local high school — and middle school, for that matter.

Western New York native shot to death chasing car break-in suspects in Tennessee  WKBW-TV

Neighbors near Nashville and here at home are mourning the death of a Western New York native shot by two suspected car burglars. According to Metro ...

Eden Schools Remember Amy Banks  Spectrum News

Beloved counselor Amy Banks died of a heart attack at 47.

CLAUSS, Joseph G., Sr., DDS  Buffalo News

CLAUSS - Joseph G., Sr., D.D.S. Of Orchard Park, NY. August 7, 2018. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Ann (McArthur) Clauss; dearest father of Joseph G. (Sally) ...

All-Western New York Baseball Honor Roll  Buffalo News

Here is the All-Western New York baseball honor roll: Player of the Year: Charlie Mack (Williamsville East) FIRST TEAM Pos. Name School Yr. P Tom Bedn…

ULLRICH, George W.  Buffalo News

ULLRICH - George W. 81, of Hingham, MA, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2019, following a brief illness. George was born on September 13, 1937, ...

CBD Products Gain Popularity in Western New York  Spectrum News

Capitalizing on a growing trend, Mark Woronchuk and his business partner opened their store, CBD Kings, on Abbott Rd. in South Buffalo last September.

Orchard Park High School football player with autism able to play 5th year while appeal is processed

An online petition started by Senator Tim Kennedy went viral. Jacob was granted a stay so he can play while his appeal is processed.

Spindle items  Bee

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION — Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year is now open in the Orchard Park School District. Registration is done ...

Bohen, Burke Rematch for Assembly  Spectrum News

Incumbent Erik Bohen faces Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke for the second time this year.

LeMAY, Julie (Hungiville)  Buffalo News

LeMAY - Julie (nee Hungiville) Poet and former Buffalo resident, passed away at home in Alaska on March 30, 2019. She was 64 years old. A Memorial *Service* ...

City Shaper: Kate Sarata

She's the Executive Director of The *Service* Collaborative.

High School Roundup: Brocton baseball earns first trip to semis, Green leads in state golf  Buffalo News

Brocton baseball is heading to the state semifinals for the first time in school history. Ronald Brown threw nine strikeouts in a complete-game outing as the…

Kyle D. Hartman, 69, of Rensselaer Falls  WWNY TV 7

Kyle D. Hartman, son of the late Cornelius W. and Priscilla A. T. Hartman, was born on September 9, 1949 in Buffalo, NY and passed March 13, 2019 in his ...

New Erie County Smoking Law  Spectrum News

It's a law that's sure to get people fired up. The Erie County Legislature unanimously passed a law Thursday to ban smoking in personal vehicles if any of the ...

Warm Hugs for the Homeless  Spectrum News

She's just eight years old but Nyla Moore is on a mission to keep the less fortunate warm this winter.

Chef Steven Gedra takes on 'Beat Bobby Flay'  Buffalo News

Steven Gedra, chef-owner of The Black Sheep, makes his television debut later this month on Beat Bobby Flay. The airdate is Nov. 29, he said. The Orchard P…

New York High School Swimming Section Championship Week 2019  SwimSwam

Championship Week begins as Horace Greeley High School wins the Section I Championship.

Anger over Ebenezer eyesore  Spectrum News

The former Ebenezer Greenhouse in West Seneca is being sold, but neighbors and town officials are frustrated with mess on the property.

Proposed Erie County Budget  Spectrum News

County Executive Mark Poloncarz released his 2019 budget proposal, which includes the largest tax cut in more than a decade.

Two teenagers, 13 and 15, have been expelled after their mother refused to have them vaccinated  Daily Mail

Two school girls from Buffalo, New York who didn't attend school for more than two months because they hadn't been vaccinated have now been expelled, their ...

Orchard Park's Jenna Crean leading with class, named Super 7 Athlete of the Week  WKBW-TV

Orchard Park's Jenna Crean is one of the fastest girls in the country. What's even more impressive -- she's only a sophomore.

Grand vision for former Adam's Mark Hotel  Spectrum News

Buffalo's largest hotel is getting a makeover with plans for expansion of large convention and meeting spaces.

Progress at Northland Workforce Training Center  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A key piece of Governor Cuomo's Buffalo Billion plan is soon to open on Buffalo's East Side. The Northland Workforce Training Center will ...

Canisius Model UN hosts 18 high schools  The Griffin

This Thursday, Nov. 1, over 400 students from 18 local high schools took part in Canisius' Model United Nations Development Organization's (MUNDO's) annual ...

Como Lake Park Progress  Spectrum News

By this time next year, Como Lake in Lancaster might look more like its lovely self again.

Former gang member working against violence in Buffalo  Spectrum News

Lonzell Wiley says the gang code of avoiding innocent victims has deteriorated.

Reporters' Notebook: July 26, 2018  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to playwright George Bernard Shaw, born on this date in 1856, “Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist ...

Cheektowaga working to slow sewage into Scajaquada Creek  Spectrum News

million in improvements are being made to the sewer system, but more work and money are needed.

Orchard Park PD locate missing teen

Tuesday evening, police said they located Suffoletto safe and sound. They thanked the public for their help.

Downtown movie theater ready to open  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Downtown Buffalo is about to have another entertainment option. Get ready to sit back in a reclining chair watching the silver screen, with a ...

Rob Hackford  WSYR

Rob joined the NewsChannel 9 team as a producer in June 2016. After two years at the station he is excited to be moving up and getting the chance to report.

Player Profile: Dillon Janca, Orchard Park

Dick Gallagher presents a high school football player profile on quarterback Dillon Janca from Orchard Park HIgh School.

Mother's plea over shared video of son's drowning  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mario Guthrie and his friend Scott Vater drowned in the Niagara River last Monday. Since then, cell phone video of the drowning deaths ...

Getting Orchard Park's Green Lake ready for fish - and water  Buffalo News

When you walk along the bottom of Green Lake in Orchard Park, its hard to imagine fish swimming there again. But water will be returned to the 20-acre lake …

A fire within: The Brian Dux Story  WKBW Buffalo

Through triumph and tragedy, Brian Dux first defied the odds and is now back with the game that he loves.

Buffalo-born actress spreads 'awesome' with 'Trew Calling'  Buffalo News

She's so cheery and bubbly when she says this, you have to remind yourself that the thought is deep. “Am I doing enough for the world?” Tracey B. Wilson ...

Upsizing West Seneca Town Board?  Spectrum News

Some residents say a three-member board does not represent enough voices in West Seneca.

McKay, Mark Thomas

MOUNT HOREB—Mark Thomas McKay, age 47, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. He was born in Canandaigua, N.Y., Nov. 21, 1971, the ...

Amherst Chuck E. Cheese could lose game room license  Spectrum News

The Amherst Chuck E. Cheese could lose its gaming license if it doesn't make changes soon.

Searching for answers in deadly Cheektowaga Hit-and-Run  Spectrum News

DEPEW, N.Y. — For the last year, Hans and Beate Prigl of Depew have dealt with the devestation of losing their son Robert, killed by a hit-and-run driver.

Future of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Psychiatric Center has undergone $8 million in renovations. How the revamped space will be used is now in question, but some ...

How a guy from Orchard Park changed the internet  Buffalo Business First

Tom Occhino graduated from Orchard Park high school and the University at Buffalo and took a job at Facebook in 2008. A couple years later, he helped create ...

Wellness effort afoot after deplorable Erie County health rankings  Buffalo News

When Michael Kearns looked at the analytics of his 142nd Assembly District three years ago, he didnt like what he saw in terms of health and well-being. Eri…

Supporters of embattled McKinley High principal demand answers from ongoing investigation  Spectrum News

Supporters for a Buffalo principal under investigation for almost of year are now saying it's time for answers.

Running: Michelle Fox finds her calling in store ownership  Buffalo News

When Michelle Fox started working at Runner's Roost, it was only meant to be a supplement to her income. The former standout distance runner at Orchard Park ...

St. Francis football celebrates NFL success stories  Spectrum News

St. Francis has gained a reputation across the country for producing bright football minds.

GOEBEL, Peter Warren | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

GOEBEL Peter Warren May 12th, 1942 March 23rd, 2019 Peter (Pete) Warren Goebel, 76, passed away on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 in Martinsville, Va.

Shannon L. Deibel and Brian S. Levy  Buffalo News

Shannon L. Deibel and Brian S. Levy were married at 5 p.m. on Aug. 24, 2017 in Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana, with Jose Luis Sanchez as officiant. Guests ...

25 biggest high schools in Upstate NY

Here are the high schools that have the most students in Upstate NY.

Under-Armour-Youth-Flag-Football-Tournament-Buffalo  Spectrum News

Under Armour is making football dreams come true for dozens of kids in Buffalo. Spectrum News Reporter, Rochelle Alleyne has that story.

These are the 25 top school districts in Upstate NY, according to new 2018 ranking

Upstate New York is home to some of the best school districts in the state, and a new ranking from uses four key metrics to rank New ...

Buffalo woman fights for right to die on her own terms  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bernadette Hoppe, a Buffalo woman with terminal cancer, is going to Albany to fight for her right to die on her own terms. She has Stage 4 anal ...

Ljiljanich steps in as Niagara-Wheatfield leader  Niagara Frontier Publications

Daniel Ljiljanich wanted to be a teacher ever since the 10th grade.

Orchard Park Wins Class A Championship  USA TODAY High School Sports

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. – Orchard Park beat Clarence 14-7 to win the Class A Section VI title. A big second half sealed the win for Orchard Park. The Quakers ...

Beth M. Stefani, 62, career consultant and award-winning resume writer  Buffalo News

Dec. 27, 1955 – March 8, 2018 Beth M. Stefani turned the writing of professional resumes into an art. “She had this technique of asking questions and draw…

These are the best public high schools in the Buffalo Metro area  WKBW-TV

Three Williamsville schools rank in the top four in the Buffalo Metro area, according to a new ranking of Public High Schools. The rankings released this week ...

Christy Kern

Christy is a Western New York native, originally from Orchard Park. She co-anchors the 4pm and 6:30pm newscasts.

Court rules in battle over Seneca Nation cigarette taxes  Spectrum News

A state court says it's legal to tax cigarettes sold to non-Native Americans on reservations.

Hollins feeling right at home  The Daily News Online

BATAVIA — Just a week ago, Batavia Muckdogs third baseman David “Bubba” Hollins was in the process of preparing for his senior season at St. Bonaventure.

Five arrested in deadly WNY drug ring bust  Spectrum News

Five men are behind bars after a major drug ring bust. And three of them are facing additional charges for selling drugs so potent, they killed people. Spectrum ...

Lackawanna man sent to prison for attempting to join ISIS  Spectrum News

A judge sentenced Arafat Nagi to 15 years in prison for trying to join a foreign terrorist organization.

Cheryl Ann Hurd, stay-at-home mother who realized dream of becoming a teacher  Buffalo News

Aug. 31, 1956 – Feb. 20, 2018 Cheryl Ann Hurd had two families, one at home and the children she came to love in her classrooms over the last 16 years. An…

Sarah S. Cleveland and David A. Bogner marry in Ohio  Buffalo News

Sarah S. Cleveland and David A. Bogner were married at 1:30 p.m. on June 11 in St. Bernadette Parish in Westlake, Ohio. Guests gathered for a reception at ...

Northtown Plaza overhaul inching closer to construction phase  Spectrum News

Amherst residents are getting a better idea of what Northtown Plaza will eventually look like.

Iconic Gigi's restaurant to reopen in Northland Corridor  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Northland Avenue Corridor on Buffalo's East Side is a big part of Gov. Cuomo's Buffalo Billion, a major redevelopment project set to turn ...

Thurman Thomas & daughter speak out on mental health  WGRZ-TV

Thurman Thomas is a household name in Western New York and in the NFL. Now he's opening up and talking about mental health, an issue that many people ...

Erie County's first rural Code Blue site provides shelter from the cold  Spectrum News

SOUTH WALES, N.Y. — Freezing temperatures are more than just an inconvenience for people who are without a home or adequate heating. The first Code ...

What would it take to move back to WNY?  WGRZ-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. - In Western New York, the narrative is one of a comeback right now. The city isn't perfect, but there seems to be a general consensus that ...

Seneca Nation files suit against Cuomo, state agencies in Thruway dispute  Spectrum News

IRVING, N.Y. — The Seneca Nation of Indians filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state attorney general, the New York State Thruway Authority and ...

22 top high schools in Upstate NY, according to Newsweek

Newsweek ranked the 500 best high schools in America, and 22 are in Upstate New York.

Mother pleads for mental health help after son jailed 52 times  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo man is in trouble with the law again, this time for starting a house on fire on Delavan Avenue. Joseph Aronica III, 35, waived his right ...

Sayville High Makes Newsweeks List of Top High Schools in the Country

Newsweek's list of the best public high schools in the country was released Thursday morning — and it's one you'll want to pay attention to if you care about ...

One year after State of the City protests, former Buffalo officer sentenced  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Who could forget the scene outside of last year's State of the City address? Dozens of protesters lined the sidewalks and eventually blocked ...

Ithaca High School student-athletes journey to South Hill  The Ithacan

Students at Ithaca College come from all over the nation. 10 student-athletes specifically stayed in their home town, graduating from Ithaca High School.

Senior returns to volleyball court after missing last season  The Ithacan

Senior Myan Idziur was not on the volleyball team's roster last season. Now, she is back on the court for the Bombers.

'Rent-a-Chick' promotion at Williamsville pet store causing stir online  Spectrum News

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — The owner of Steve's Wonderful World of Pets in Williamsville has a special promotion this time of year. It's meant to be cute, but it ...

Community leaders weigh in on 2017 homicides  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, NY- The man killed in a double shooting on East Amherst Street marked the 40th homicide in Buffalo this year. That's four less than in 2016. Back to ...

A startup's system for cleaning 3-D printed items could revolutionize additive manufacturing  UB News Center

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The wonder of 3-D printing has a dirty little secret: It can be very tedious to clean away the support structures and extra material once an item ...

Pascucci inducted to WNY Baseball HOF  Niagara Gazette

Paul Pascucci wasn't sure if he and the other inductees would be given a chance to say a few words, but that was OK because Pascucci doesn't like talking ...

Molly Anderson — Inspiring local leaders to be their best  Niagara Gazette

Leadership is kind of Molly Anderson's thing. The Orchard Park native has spent the last eight years working as a leader of leaders, first at as instrumental part of ...

These are Upstate New York's top 25 high schools in 2017, according to US News

The 2017 ranking of the best high schools in America has been released by U.S. News and World Report, and several schools in Upstate NY show up high on ...

Hollins makes debut as Oilers extend streak | Local  Olean Times Herald

OLEAN — David “Bubba” Hollins made his season debut with the Olean Oilers on Tuesday night. But the star third baseman may have also been making his ...

100 best public high schools in New York state: 4 CNY schools make the list

Three schools in Syracuse area make list of top 100 public high schools.

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