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Family Nurse Practitioner joins Oak Orchard Health in Warsaw

With 25 years of experience, Mary Richards, FNP, is now seeing patients at the Oak Orchard Health office in Warsaw.  “After learning about OOH’s dedication to truly caring for the community, I quickly realized that it was a perfect fit for me,” said Mary Richards. Richards is a life-long resident of Wyoming County. As a Nurse Practitioner, Richards cares for […]

Local CTE student to compete at National Skills USA Competition

Olivia Payne, a senior from Franklinville Central School and a CTE Center at Ellicottville Cosmetology student, will soon compete at the National Skills USA competition at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The Skills USA events are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and […]

State Qualifier: Herman wins girls’ 400; leads Titan Tracksters


Tyyetta Herman won the Division II girls’ 400 meters and earned a trip to the New York State Meet to lead Ellicottville/Ten Broeck Academy of Franklinville at the Section VI Boys’ and Girls’ State Qualifier Meet hosted by West Seneca West on June 3-4. Herman won the Division II (small schools) girls’ championship with an E/F record time of 58.31 […]

Pioneer graduate joins Larkin Square food truck festival


“Hot, or not, it hits the spot” is the motto that Pioneer graduate Bethann (Jubert) Wruck cleverly came up with for her new, WNY food truck. The truck, called “Some Like It Hot,” began its business adventure during the summer of 2021. After a successful first season full of learning, adjustments, and improvements the food truck is ready and excited […]

Greater Buffalo Hall inducts Cott of Sardinia


In 2022, the 32nd Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will induct its new class. The inductions started in 1991. The 2022 Class will have 12 members, including Ed Cott of Sardinia and his family members. Cott graduated from the Nichols School of Buffalo in 1965. He played basketball and baseball for the Vikings. After moving to Sardinia, where he […]

Holland holds highest honors ceremony

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the Holland Central School Board held a ceremony to honor their employees who have reached milestone years of service. Both the District and Board of Education value their employees and wanted to express their appreciation for their service.  The Board of Education has made this annual event so that staff, along with their families, can […]

Herrick sisters remember their time in Wyoming County 4-H


A program such as 4-H leaves a lasting impact on the participant. Being a member in a program like 4-H offers youth many opportunities for learning and growing, as it also helps to prepare them for their futures. This has been true for many years, and many generations, in Wyoming County.  In April of 2022, the Wyoming County 4-H program […]

Herman family chooses Memorial Award winner


Each year on Memorial Day, at the Machias Cemetery, an award is given by the family of Terry Herman, a Machias resident who died at the age of 50.  According to his sister-in-law, Diane Brown, Terry was a person who would help anyone.  “If someone called to say that they needed a hand, Terry was always available to help. That’s […]

Roblee inducted into Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society

Five Alfred State College (ASC) construction management students were inducted into the Sigma Lambda Chi honor society recently. In a ceremony held on campus, the newest members were presented with achievement certificates, ceremonial pins, and other memorabilia associated with Alfred’s Zeta V Chapter. Among the inductees was Chaffee native Jordan Roblee. All five inductees are current students in the construction […]

Young artist’s work chosen for Casella calendar


Arcade’s Alayna Ressler has been chosen as one of the 13 winners in the Casella Waste Management 2023 Calendar contest, out of 749 entries from the state of New York.  Ressler is a student at Central Baptist Christian School in Yorkshire.  “Alayna has always loved any type of art. She came home a few months ago and asked me if […]


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