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Four people were injured in Lancaster early Monday afternoon when a football goal post being moved touched an overhead electrical wire, school and police officials said.The incident happened on an athletic field behind Lancaster High School, where a football camp for players of high-school age and older was held last weekend.The camp was not in session Monday, but a metal …

LancasterControversy percolating again over the Buffalo Lancaster Airport will come to a head Monday during the Lancaster Town Board meeting.Two public hearings tied to the issue will be held at 7:15 p.m. as part of the town meeting, which will be held in the Lancaster Opera House instead of the Town Board meeting room. Town officials expect a large turnout and decided to …

Ecology & Environment reported a third-quarter loss of $400,000, citing the effect of “risks” from expanding into some overseas markets.The Lancaster-based environmental services firm’s $400,000 loss compared with net income of $100,000 a year earlier. And the company reported revenues of $32.2 million, down 11.8 percent from $36 million the year before.E&E said its …

LancasterBids will be advertised by the town for the construction of the Lancaster Depew Indoor Baseball Training Facility at the town’s Westwood Park.The town is accepting bids until July 11. Plans and specifications for bids are available at the office of the town’s engineer, Wm. Schutt & Associates PC, 37 Central Ave.Also last week, the Town Board approved the town…

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Two Lancaster horses escaped Tuesday afternoon and made a break for it down Peppermint Road before they were corralled by the police in Walden Pond Park.Lancaster police received a flurry of 911 calls about the escaped horses, and the photo of the captured fugitives being perp-walked back to their horse farm was posted on the Police Department’s Facebook page, generating…

Speculation that the Buffalo Lancaster Airport is on the verge of an expansion that could bring jets to the facility has upset a determined group of Lancaster residents who have long been fighting to stop any further expansion at the airport.Founders of the Safe Aviation Coalition of Lancaster, including neighbors who say their quality of life and property values are affec…

LancasterThe Lancaster Village Board last week heard reports about flooding issues in the area of Holland Avenue and School Street, involving sanitary sewers. Village officials were a bit puzzled because some work had been done in the area not too long ago, but they vowed to look into it.During one recent heavy rainfall, residents complained about flooding on Holland, Publ…

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The long-awaited planned demolition of nearly 40,000 square feet of the Lancaster Village Partnership Complex in the heart of the Village of Lancaster may finally be happening. The partial demolition is part of a grander plan that has been in the works for several years: to reopen West Main Street and ultimately restore it between Central Avenue and Aurora Street. The hop…

After more than three years of waiting, the Western New York communities that host the Seneca Nation of Indians’ three casinos will get the money they’ve been owed.Niagara Falls, the Salamanca area and the City of Buffalo will receive a total of $140 million that had been held up because of a dispute between the Seneca Nation and the state.Under a deal announced Thursd…