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Senator Borello announces scholarship opportunity

ALBANY – The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is accepting applications for four $4,000 scholarships, two academic and two athletic. Scholarships are available to residents of the 57th Senate District who are current college students or high school seniors ...

Fredonia Central School District announces kindergarten, pre-K registration

The Fredonia Central School District welcomes our Fredonia families to register their children for UPK and/or Kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year. Registration for pre-kindergarten children who will turn 4 years old on or before Dec. 1 and registration for kindergarten children who will ...

Author marks debut with ‘When the Apple Falls Far from the Tree’

No one should have to wait for rock bottom or a crisis to find his or her authentic self or purpose. Life is a choice and each person gets to decide what to make of it. In her self-help memoir, “When the Apple Falls Far from the Tree” (published by Balboa Press), debuting author Jill ...

Statewide brush burn ban to begin

As spring approaches, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is again reminding New York residents of heightened conditions that could lead to wildfires. A statewide ban on residential brush burning begins Wednesday and runs through May 14. The annual two-month ban comes at a ...

Correction

Wind project According to Villenova Town Supervisor Vyonne Park, the Ball Hill Wind project will consist of 25 individual wind turbines located in the towns of Villenova (22 turbines) and Hanover (3 turbines). This was incorrectly reported in Wednesday’s edition.

Target seeks improvements at site of future store

Several site improvements are being sought by Target in efforts to turn the former Kmart in West Ellicott into a 117,000-square-foot retail store. Those improvements were briefly noted in a site plan application submitted to the Ellicott Town Zoning and Planning Board and which will be ...