Lawmakers hope new signage and a lower speed limit on both sides of Genesee Road and Route 16 in Sardinia will curtail the number of mishaps at that intersection. Two serious accidents took place there in the first part of August, prompting local officials to take up the cause for safety improvements.
One of the first questions women who become pregnant ask their provider: Is fish safe to eat during pregnancy? It has gotten more attention this year after two studies offered seemingly different takes. One study shows that eating fish during pregnancy is good for babies’ brain development; another suggests eating a lot of fish could be related to childhood obesity.
During its Aug. 22 meeting, the Village of Perry scheduled three public hearings.
A Musical Tapestry will play at the Aug. 27 Summer Saturdays Arts Series, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Perry Festival Plaza on Main Street in downtown Perry during the Perry Farmers’ Market.
With National Women’s Equality Day on Friday, Aug. 26, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo made a timely announcement regarding the kick-off of New York State Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary Commemoration Commission, which will be responsible for a series of statewide programs that celebrate women's suffrage in New York State, on Monday. The 14-member commission will work to promote the anniversary of women's suffrage between 2017, marking 100 years from when women won the right to vote in New York State and 2020, a century after the 19th Amendment was ratified.
The Lyndon Town Board hired Phil Tremblay as the town’s new code enforcement officer (CEO) on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Tremblay will be filling the position vacated by Jim Kline.
This evening workshop at Springville Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 21 will be presented by the Erie County Department of Health and coordinated by Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and the Springville Regional Services Coalition. The training will be held in the Springville Middle School cafeteria starting at 6:30 p.m.
Once the sun goes down the lights come on, the live music starts and the fire is lit up. The Nights of Fire, a fire, art, music and educational retreat, was held last weekend at The Woods at Bear Creek in Franklinville. The event was held for individuals who seek to learn and study the many different forms of fire, spinning, flow, dance, drumming, painting and more. Teaching how to celebrate life through song and dance, the event featured 35 bands and about 30 performance artists and instructors over the four-day event.
The Warsaw Tigers seniors continue to put their stamp of excellence on the spring track season. This past weekend in Caledonia-Mumford at the LCAA Championships, the Tigers were led by a pair of familiar athletes who continue to climb towards the top once again.
With a smile brighter than the shining sun, Ruth Merck Richardson Boyd was surrounded by her family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 20 to celebrate her 100 years. A woman that has clearly touched the lives of the many she came into contact with through her years and the many places she has lived, she credits her undying faith and lifelong relationship with God as to what keeps her going.