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.”
If the state legislature fails to provide adequate funding for public schools across the state, it could find itself in a legal battle with two education organizations.
Wyoming County Community Health System has joined the Western New York Clinical Information Exchange, HEALTHeLINK announced Thursday, Feb. 20.
Although the Wyoming County Relay for Life is more than three months away, the event’s kick-off is just around the corner.
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.
A repair shop on the Roger, Debra and Bradley Almeter farm in Sheldon burned to the ground on Monday, February 24, when high winds, snow and cold temperatures kept firefighters from being able to quell the blaze.
The Village of Arcade received another Justice Court Assistance Program (JCAP) grant, this time in the amount of $17,550. For the past few years, Court Clerk Gillian Koerner has applied regularly for money through this program, and the Village has been able to make many improvements to its courtroom and security systems.
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.