The Wyoming County Community Hospital will be hosting an open house to showcase its new emergency department, lobby and gift shop, patient registration, blood draw, waiting room, pre-admission testing, skilled nursing facility, ambulatory services unit, and the renovated maternity and women’s services floor. The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8.
The former Board of Elections building on North Main Street in Warsaw is undergoing over $100,000 in renovations under the New York Main Street Grant.
There may a be a light at the end of the tunnel, so to speak, regarding the deplorable condition of Route 39 in Yorkshire and Arcade. According to Arcade’s Superintendent of Public Works Larry Kilburn, Bob Traver of the NYSDOT contacted him to report that the DOT will be doing a 1 1/2-inch “mill-and-fill” project this year, “probably beginning construction in September.”
Wyoming County Community Health System has joined the Western New York Clinical Information Exchange, HEALTHeLINK announced Thursday, Feb. 20.
A new outpatient laboratory will be opening at the Wyoming County Community Health System in early March.
By the start of summer, the Perry Village Park’s Splash Park could be completed and ready for use.
The Town of Varysburg recently purchased land for a new water system that was approved last year. The current water reservoir is on the property of the 4-H club of Varysburg. During the regular monthly meeting of the Town of Sheldon, Supervisor John Knab told board members that on February 17, the Varysburg water system closed on property that will be the location of a new tower, necessary for sufficient water pressure. The land was purchased for $7,567.81.
U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced Friday that Richard Klaffka, 56, of Holland, was charged by criminal complaint in connection with Klaffka's receipt of benefits from the Veterans’ Administration and Workers’ Compensation under false pretenses. Klaffka is charged with making false statements, mail fraud, wire fraud and fraud.
Property owner Bill Sprague urged Village of Arcade board members to hold the line on tax increases at a February 4 public hearing regarding overriding the property tax cap. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo set a limit on raising property taxes to below two percent, municipalities generally vote to override that cap — giving themselves leeway if additional monies are needed to satisfy an upcoming budget. This hearing gave the public an opportunity to speak out about the plan.
On January 17, Donna Felser of Freedom reported to NYS Police in Machias that she had three personal checks stolen and that they were cashed at Fresh Market in the Village of Franklinville. During a three-week-long investigation, the following four subjects were arrested in connection with these checks being stolen, forged, and subsequently cashed.
Balance has been key all season and is major reason the Perry boys' basketball team made it far into the postseason. The Yellow Jackets won the Section V Class CCC Championship on Saturday, March 2, and almost qualified for a trip to the state championships before losing in the second round of the New York State Qualifier.
The Warsaw girls' basketball season did not go as planned, following a season-changing injury with eight games to go. Finishing with a 5-15 record, Warsaw refused to back down to anyone, showing tenacity as a group, building chemistry throughout the season.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Sara E. Casillo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.