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Learning Choices Network Plans Three-day Alternative Learning Workshop in Buffalo

Learning Choices Network Plans Three-day Alternative Learning Workshop in Buffalo

 

Learning Choices Network (LCN), a community partnership that provides alternative educational opportunities for local youth, will host its second annual Regional Gathering Nov. 8-10 in the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Court, Buffalo. The event will offer a wide variety of topics and workshops of interest to families, homeschoolers and educators who value rich learning experiences. Distinguished speakers will include progressive educators from New York, Washington, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Vermont.

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ORLEANS/NIAGARA BOCES CLASSES ADD TO LEWISTON FIRE DEPARTMENT’S NEW LOOK

ORLEANS/NIAGARA BOCES CLASSES ADD TO LEWISTON FIRE DEPARTMENT’S NEW LOOK

Recently the Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 completed a $1.8 million dollar renovation which included increasing the size of the fire station and remodeling the existing structure.  Fire Company Director Barry Beebe felt it was time to also make lettering, address numbers and a company logo for the front of the station as well.  “Last year while watching a bad Sabres game, I started sketching out what I thought the new logo should look like and since I have a background in design, I drew it out in CAD.  We then started thinking about who we could get to make it a reality for us.” 

 

New winery expected to be big draw for Medina

New winery expected to be big draw for Medina

810 Meadworks features honey, historic location

By Tom Rivers, editor- Orleans Hub www.orleanshub.com

MEDINA – For the past several months, a former barbershop has been transformed into a winery in the historic R.H. Newell Building in downtown Medina.

Bryan and Larissa DeGraw and their friend Morris Babcock still have work to do, but on Saturday they gave 750 people on the Ale in Autumn beer-tasting event a sneak peek of what’s to come.

Incident on Ridge Road in Orleans County ends


RIDGEWAY, N.Y. - The man wanted in connection to a domestic situation this week has turned himself in.

Gerardo Quiros surrendered to State Police in Albion.

The incident happened on State Route 104 in the Town of Ridgeway Wednesday night.

Troopers say on Wednesday, they were flagged down by a woman who claimed her son pointed a gun at her while she was searching for her car keys.

Officers say they heard what was believed to be a gun shot from inside the home.

A robot was used to gain entry into the home. Members of the SWAT team searched the home and the surrounding property and were unable to locate the suspect, Gerardo Quiros.

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The WNY Land Conservancy Seeks New Members

The WNY Land Conservancy Seeks New Members

 

Our members are the heart and soul of the Western New York Land Conservancy (www.wnylc.org). Their dedication to protecting our region's most important streams, forests, meadows, and farms has made our many achievements possible. With their support, we have protected more than 6,000 acres of spectacular land since 1991. Yet there is much more work to be done to save the region's transformative places. By becoming a new member now, you will help ensure our success.

Innovative Clarence Greenprint Wins a 2014 NY Upstate American Planning Association Award

 Innovative Clarence Greenprint Wins a 2014 NY Upstate American Planning Association Award

 

The New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (NY Upstate APA) is pleased to announce that the Clarence Greenprint has been awarded the 2014 Planning Excellence Award for Implementation. The 2014 NY Upstate APA Chapter Awards recognize outstanding work being done by planners, planning firms, elected officials, and citizens to advance the science and art of community and regional planning in upstate New York. The award was presented at the NY Upstate APA’s annual conference held in Rochester on Thursday, Sept. 18. 

NIAGARA CAREER AND TECH ED CENTER TO HOLD PASTA DINNER AND OPEN HOUSE

NIAGARA CAREER AND TECH ED CENTER TO HOLD PASTA DINNER AND OPEN HOUSE

The Orleans/Niagara BOCES’ Niagara Career and Technical Education Center is holding their annual Pasta Dinner and Open House.  The doors at the center, which is located at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn, will be open October 1st.  The Culinary Arts students will be making an amazing pasta dinner that will include soup, salad, pasta with meat sauce, dessert and drink for $6.00 a person and children under four will eat for free.  Dinner is served from 4:00-7:00pm and takeout is available. 

 

From 5:00 to 7:00pm the career and technical education center classrooms will be open and teachers and students will be on hand to talk about the programs and answer any questions.  Here’s your chance to learn about all the exciting things going on at the Career and Tech Ed Center and have a great meal.