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Where we live: Lancaster


A $434,160 contract has been awarded to install a synthetic turf field at Westwood Park.

Last week, the Town Board voted unanimously to award the contract to Greenauer Blacktop of West Seneca. The company had the lowest of five bids submitted.

Town officials hope to install the field at the Pavement Road park to expand recreational playing fields and for the soccer league’s use.

In other news, the town’s Planning Board recently tabled Niagara Lutheran Health Care Systems’ site plan for a corporate office building at Greenfield, 5959 Broadway.

Also this week:

• Renegade Drum Corps is holding its annual Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue and Chinese auction beginning at noon today in the Elks Lodge on Legion Parkway in the village.

Renegade Drum Corps, an independent group from Lancaster and Depew, raises money to compete in local parades throughout the area.

Tickets are $9.50 per dinner. More than 30 baskets will be featured at the Chinese auction.

• The Village Board is holding a work session at 6 p.m. Monday, followed by a business meeting at 7, in the Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway.

• Human trafficking is the subject of a presentation at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Faith United Methodist Church, 5505 Broadway, sponsored by United Methodist Women. Karen O’Hara will show “Chosen,” a documentary by Shared Hope International, to educate people about how children are groomed for sex trafficking. A freewill offering will be taken for United Hands of Hope House, which provides recovery services to domestic survivors of human trafficking in Western New York.

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