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Amanda K. Boettcher and David V. Marrocco were married at 1:30 p.m. June 22 in Queen of Angels Parish, Lackawanna. Guests gathered for a reception at Samuel’s Grande Manor, Clarence. The Rev. John Kasprzak of Queen of Angels Parish heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Manfred G. and Janice L. Boettcher of Depew. The bridegroom’s parents are Dino V. and …

West SenecaBids are due this week for four new refuse trucks, equipped to handle garbage totes, and the retro-fitting of five existing trucks to do the same.Equipment adjustments are among steps to be taken before the town implements the use of garbage and recycling totes; Jan. 1 is the target. The Town Board approved a bond resolution earlier this month to pay for it all.…

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Ashlee Agett and Michael Forward were married at 3 p.m. Sept. 21 in Franklinville Conservation Club, Franklinville, where a reception was held following the ceremony. Mother of the bride is Angela L. Downey of Franklinville. The bridegroom’s mother is Carol Forward of Franklinville. The couple’ daughter Maicee served as flower girl, and their son Aaden was the ringbear…

For the past several years, I have rarely missed an opportunity to point out that the Buffalo Niagara region is in the midst of a period of stunning cultural growth.The amount of art and theater-related activity in and around Buffalo, judging only by the crude measure of Gusto listings, has nearly doubled since 2000. A new theater company or gallery seems to open every few…

CheektowagaSchedule your appointment now for the Oct. 18 and Nov. 8 flu shot clinics at Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway.Medicare Part B, Independent Health, Univera and BlueCross BlueShield insurance are accepted; bring your insurance cards. Individuals are responsible for paying the Visiting Nursing Association for any charges not covered by insurance. Those cost…

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Alyssa M. Ciccarella and Daniel R. Fabin were married at 1 p.m. Sept. 21 in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Cheektowaga. The bride’s parents are Patrick F. and Linda M. Ciccarella of LeHigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Depew. The bridegroom’s parents are Dennis and Bonnie Fabin of Cheektowaga. The bride is a graduate of Maryvale High School. She earned a bachelor’s d…

City of TonawandaThe Common Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 200 Niagara St.There will be an informal session at 6 p.m. and then another following the formal meeting at about 7:30 p.m.

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Kristina M. Kozlowski and Samuel R. Webster were married at 1 p.m. June 29 in Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Depew. Guests gathered for a reception at Rapids Theatre, Niagara Falls. The Rev. Lawrence Damian of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Matthew J. and Margaret V. Kozlowski of Depew. The bridegroo…

DepewThe Village Board approved an extension to a crushing permit to Niagara Refining at 5661 Transit Road until the end of the year.The company had received a permit from the village a year ago to recycle demolition material on site. About 20 to 25 loads of broken concrete are to be crushed, and the company is to monitor air and water quality during the process.Crushing i…

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Lindsay D. Buntich and David P. Kilijanski were married at 2 p.m. Aug. 3 in 14 Holy Helpers Parish, West Seneca. Guests gathered for a reception at Hotel at the Lafayette. The Rev. David Bellittiere of 14 Holy Helpers Parish heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Michael and Tracey Buntich of Lackawanna. The bridegroom’s parents are Dave and Janice Kilijans…

Town of TonawandaThe Ken-Ton School Board is expected to approve its state-mandated District Comprehensive Improvement Plan and Comprehensive Education Plans for Kenmore West and East High Schools when it conducts a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the community room of the Philip Sheridan Building, 3200 Elmwood Avenue.The board will also discuss the three consolidat…

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Devon Martin and Erik Wulf were married at 2 p.m. Aug. 30 in St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Lancaster. Guests gathered for a reception at Pearl @ the Webb. The Rev. Paul Steller of St. Mary of the Assumption Church heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Kay Sackett of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Christopher Martin of Omaha, Neb. The bridegroom’s pare…

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Jenna E. Coons and Sean Q. McDonnell were married at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 in Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, North Tonawanda. Guests gathered for a reception at Samuel’s Grande Manor, Clarence. The Rev. Marja Coons-Torn of United Church of Christ, Harrisburg, Pa., heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are William R. and Marilyn J. Coons of North Tonawanda. The bride…

AmherstDozens of homeowners off Twilight and Bramblewood lanes in East Amherst will receive improvements to the neighborhood’s stormwater system to help handle flooding and drainage.The Town Board last week agreed to bond $350,000 for installation of a liftstation on Bramblewood to discharge stormwater into nearby Gott Creek. The work should prevent backups in the draina…

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Keriann Smith and John Scavone were married at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Franklin Lakes, N.J. Guests gathered for a reception at Indian Trail Club, Franklin Lakes, N.J. The Rev. John Job of Most Blessed Sacrament Church heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Richard and Peggy Smith of Staten Island. The bridegroom’s parents are Jim an…