Arcade Winterfest prepares to celebrate 50th Anniversary with community

Annual festival scheduled for Feb. 11-13 planning for ‘live’ event

“We are excited to be the only event in Arcade, and to continue annually for so long,” Lissa Landahl, co-chairman of Arcade Winterfest said following a recent committee meeting. “We are happy to be able to hold a ‘live’ event once again this year, especially for the 50th anniversary. And we are looking forward to seeing everyone come out and […]

Snowy day on Monday

While snow is nothing new to a resident of WNY, the winter weather event that was experienced in the region Sunday night through Monday, Jan. 16-17 did cause quite an impact on the area. This snow was accompanied with cold temperatures and high winds at times, which caused blowing snow and drifts along local roadways. Prior to the snowfall to […]

Hochul unveils proposed state budget

• Term limits included as proposal for some elected officials
• Budget totals more than $216 billion

Gov. Kathy Hochul released the proposed New York State budget for fiscal year 2023 on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The budget totals more than $216 billion. The budget is balanced, with no budget gaps. Hochul said the executive budget financial plan provides for balanced operations through fiscal year 2027. “We have the means to immediately respond to the COVID-19 pandemic as […]

Area schools districts discuss safety precautions

Seeing massive tragedies sweep across social and mass media has become a regular occurrence. Many parents and/or guardians see these events and wonder what their child’s school is doing in order to prevent something like a school shooting from happening. Last year a TikTok trend went viral across the country on Dec. 17, 2021, hoping to incite violence in schools. […]

Armstrong brothers honored with 40 Under 40 distinction by PowerSports Business Magazine

Brothers Chad and Kyle Armstrong of Pioneer Motorsport were recently featured in the December edition of PowerSports Business Magazine, included in their distinction of 40 Under 40 Dealers. The list was announced in November of 2021, during a PowerSports Business conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Kyle Armstrong was present at the conference to receive his award and to discuss the latest […]

March wedding for Pierce, Nuernberger

Jeff and LuAnn Pierce of Freedom are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Pierce, to Daniel Nuernberger. He is the son of Dan and Terry Nuernberger of Delevan. Haley and Daniel plan to be wed March 19, 2022. Information provided

Winter birding fun!

An installment of For the Birds

Winter seems to have finally set in with some pretty cold temperatures and a steady cold forecast.  That means the bird activity at the feeding station has increased significantly.  If you haven’t been feeding the birds, this may be a good time to get started. The feeding station attracts a very good variety of birds – often a greater variety […]

Remember When . . . Jan. 20, 2022

10 Years Ago January 19, 2012 Fire destroyed a multi-family house at 55 Main St. in Holland. Firefighters were able to prevent the Boys and Girls Club next door from catching fire. “Culture in the Country” was the theme for the upcoming Arcade Winterfest. Emily Joy, formerly of Silver Creek and daughter of Arcade native Peggy Tanner Joy, was a […]

A new year with an old, favorite recipe

And the New Year is off! Hello everyone my name is Jenna Brace and I am one of your Wyoming County Alternate Dairy Princesses. As we’ve all entered 2022 with some resolutions to try and keep up with, I figured I would share with you one of my favorite food recipes, Mac and cheese! Per Serving: 858 calories; protein 37.7g; […]

Wendy L. Ott, wife, mother, grandmother; member of Houghton Wesleyan Church; enjoyed traveling, camping

Wendy L. Ott of Elton Road in Farmersville went to heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, while at her home following a lengthy illness. She was 52. Born Nov. 10, 1969 in Springville, she was the daughter of Martin and Janice Schweickert Barrett. On Sept. 2, 1988, Wendy married Raymond F. Ott in East Concord; he survives. Wendy was a […]