Old wedding dresses are being put to a good, but somber cause at the Wyoming County Community Hospital.
The Town of Perry, at its April 9 meeting passed a resolution opposing a Native American Casino opening in Henrietta. Many feel that that a casino there would hurt the Batavia OTB Casino, from which Wyoming County has received, according to Town Supervisor James Brick, $1,609,304 since 1976.
Wyoming County has received a boost in funding for necessary road repair following a harsh winter that has deteriorated road conditions throughout the county.
The Board of Directors of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County will hold its regular board meetings at 7 p.m. at the CCE Education Center, 401 North Main St., Warsaw on the following dates: April 16, Sept. 17, and the Annual Meeting on Nov. 5. The July 16 meeting will be held at Camp Wyomoco, 2780 Buffalo Road, Varysburg. Call 786-2251 with any questions.
Perry Mayor Rick Hauser and the Board of Trustees from the Village of Perry have taken a proactive anti-tobacco approach when it comes to their Village park and playground.
Property owners in the Pioneer Central School District could see their school taxes go up slightly, as a 2 percent increase in district expenditures may fuel a .71 percent increase in the tax levy (the amount raised through property taxes).
Williamsville businessman and inventor Kean Stimm brought news of his Kean Newtonian Wind Turbines to members of the Arcade Arcade Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday, April 9. About 30 people were there to hear more about the small wind towers and Stimm's plans to manufacture them in Western New York.
Abandoned properties are a problem in the Town of Sardinia, just as they are in many small towns in Western New York. Councilman David Montgomery asked if something could be done at the April 10 meeting of the Sardinia Town Board, specifically regarding the Florence Rupert property at the corner of Route 39 and Mill St.
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.
The Perry boys basketball season is off to a hot start, as the team has won its first three games. This past weekend, the Yellow Jackets took home the title in the Dansville Rotary Basketball Tournament for the second consecutive year.