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PROM 2021
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

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Photo
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the Veterans Post Restoration Fund Committee kicked off Flag Day and the relaunch of “Pledge for the Posts” by accepting a $500 donation from BankOnBuffalo president Martin T. Griffith. From left: Kearns, Donovan Post Commander Jerry Kowalkski, Rich Baseball Operations President Mike Buczkowski, Marine Corps League Commander Ken Blachura, an unidentified man, Fund Treasurer […]

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News Brief
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will hold a Wednesday Nite Cruise from 5 p.m. to dusk every Wednesday through Sept. 29. The address is 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Weekly awards will be given out, and all your favorite oldies will be played with Rockin’ Rick. There will be Bell Jar tickets, 50/50 split, and raffles, as well as […]

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News Briefs
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

Gentle Dentistry of Lancaster is helping local nonprofit Ten Lives Club during National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. Throughout June, Gentle Dentistry will be supporting Ten Lives Club by giving new and old customers a 10% discount to any treatment scheduled with them in June if they bring a gift card of $25 or more to donate. At the end […]

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Senior Center to hold barbecue fundraiser
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

The Cheektowaga Senior Center will hold a drive-thru chicken dinner with meals provided by Carrubba’s Chicken Pit, on the front lot of the Cheektowaga Senior Center from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 3349 Broadway. The dinners are $15 each and the proceeds from the event will benefit the Cheektowaga Senior Citizen’s Foundation Inc. Each dinner will include a […]

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Local woman earns award for advocacy efforts
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

Natalie Barnhard, president of the Motion Project Foundation, Inc., is being honored with the 2021 Advocate of the Year Award at Roll on Capitol Hill by the United Spinal Association. In addition to being the president of the Motion Project Foundation, located at 4820 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, Barnhard is a community activist, speaker, entrepreneur, advocate for individuals with disabilities and […]

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Senior Center to hold barbecue fundraiser
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

The Cheektowaga Senior Center will hold a drive-thru chicken dinner with meals provided by Carrubba’s Chicken Pit, on the front lot of the Cheektowaga Senior Center from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 3349 Broadway. The dinners are $15 each and the proceeds from the event will benefit the Cheektowaga Senior Citizen’s Foundation Inc. Each dinner will include a […]

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Dawson Field receives recognition for historic role in the village
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

Dawson Field in Depew was recently recognized by Erie County Legislator Frank Todaro for being a “staple for entertainment and sporting events in Depew since 1926.” A proclamation was given to members of the Lancaster Baseball Booster Club, which signed a 10-year lease-to-own agreement with the Depew Union Free School District in fall 2019 to own the historic field. In […]

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County executive’s emergency powers removed
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

The Erie County Legislature has passed a resolution to remove emergency authority held by the county executive which was instituted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The push to remove the powers was begun by the minority caucus approximately three months ago, and the resolution was passed unanimously by the Legislature on June 10. The resolution includes the total […]

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Former Female Veteran of the Year celebrates 97th birthday
June 17, 2021, 12:00 pm | Source

Grace Lord, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 97th birthday at a party in her honor. Mrs. Lord was born on May 24, 1924 in Buffalo to Arthur and Mary Walsh. She met her husband, the late John C. Lord, at a U.S.D. Dance in New York City, and the couple […]

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