Zoning Map Update Requested in Elma

<p dir=”ltr”>The Elma Town Board recently received word from Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) Joseph Colern that he wants the town to update the town’s comprehensive zoning map. <p dir=”ltr”><span>“It hasn’t been updated since 1988,” Colern told the town board.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>In particular, he wants updates made to the multiple dwelling section of the town code. Some changes have transpired in […]

Reminder to Dust Off Plans


<p dir=”ltr”>When the Regional Comprehensive Plan was being developed in the 1990s, Amazon was a start-up and e-commerce hadn’t crippled shopping malls. Micro-breweries weren’t on the radar screen of most local planners and the City of Buffalo wasn’t attracting millennials to now-converted lofts and apartments. The “dot com” financial blow-up was still to come and Bill Clinton was president (having […]

Colombian Wins International Junior Masters

<p dir=”ltr”>It only took 66 years, but the International Junior Masters added one more international country to its win list – Colombia. <p dir=”ltr”><span>Nicolas Quintero needed all 18 holes against Jacob Tarkany from Scottsdale, Ariz. at the East Aurora Country Club last Friday.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>It wasn’t necessarily what the 17-year-old Colombian did, but rather what he didn’t do – get […]

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Jerome W. Murray, Sr., Beloved Grandfather of 22


<p dir=”ltr”>Jerome W. Murray, Sr. <p dir=”ltr”><span>Feb. 11, 1930-June 26, 2018</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Jerome W. Murray of Orchard Park, died Tuesday, June 26 at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. He was 88.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Born in Buffalo on Feb. 11, 1930, he was the son of the late Jerome G. and the late Florence (</span><span>née</span><span>Schultz) Murray.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mr. Murray was also predeceased by […]

Innovative Summer Fun is a “Steel” for Veterans and Families

<p dir=”ltr”>Every now and then, you meet someone that shares their years of success and eyes of understanding the outdoors with other people who want to learn. Jim and Diane Steel are two such folks.</p><p dir=”ltr”><span>They founded a new company called Innovative Outdoors as a way to take their personal passion for the outdoors to a new level. They dedicate […]

Reduce Risk of Gum Disease With This Easy Rinse

(<a href=”www.newsusaadvantage.com”>NewsUSA</a&gt;)<img src=”trackit.newsusa.com/track.gif?id=36125&#8243; /> – It happens during any given dental appointment; that embarassing moment when your hygenist asks how often you floss, and your reply (most likely) is, “Not often enough,” at the same time he or she clucks disapprovingly and shakes his or her head. Turns out they know what they’re talking about. According to the <a href=”www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/periodontal_disease/index.htm”>Centers […]

Remodeling to age in place? Make changes where it matters most

New Ski Lift Planned for Emery Park

<p dir=”ltr”>While it’s warm and no one is ready to think of the colder months at this point, a project at Emery Park this summer will offer an improvement for those who use the park for its winter activities.</p><p dir=”ltr”><span>The current ski lift at the park will be taken down and a new one will be installed. The construction portion […]

Knox Cafe Offers Human- and Dog-Friendly Treats

<p dir=”ltr”>The phrase kouign-amann (pronounced “queen ah-mahn”) translates to “butter cake” in French. It’s best described as a croissant folded with butter and sugar, baked and caramelized, and was invented in Brittany, France in the 1860s. <p dir=”ltr”><span>It also happens to be the signature dish and namesake of the Kouign Café, a coffee-and-pastry shop located in Knox Farm State Park […]