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Atwal Eye Care has opened a 9,000-square-foot medical and surgical facility in Orchard Park. The site, at 3176 Abbott Road, will feature an optical shop in addition to medical and surgical services. There will be 20 staff members at the site, including ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Sansano Jr. and five other health care professionals. Atwal Eye Care, operates five oth…

An Orchard Park teenager's plan to tackle food waste and hunger has earned her a scholarship to attend a youth global leadership summit in Italy this July. Karlin Klass went to France last year with about 45 other local students with Education First, a company that combines language training with cultural exchange, academic achievement and educational travel. When she c…

Fourth-grader Katerine Cassidy had her doubts about running until she found out she could do it in the hallways at school. "We get to do that when the weather is bad," said Katerine, 9, one of more than two dozen students at Forest Elementary who will spend the next several weeks in the Williamsville school's Girls on the Run program. Twice-weekly gatherings teach th…

Good news, Orchard Park Central students: The School Board has saved the April break. But because the school district called more snow days than it had allotted this  year, there are a few tweaks to the schedule. The district put three snow/emergency closing days into this year's calendar, but school was closed four days for snow and emergencies, and South Davis Ele…

Orchard Park Central School Board members are looking at returning guidelines for class sizes to levels last seen in 2008-09 school year. For some grades, that means a reduction of as many as three pupils, but the change is just on paper, and no change in staffing is anticipated. Superintendent Matthew McGarrity said the number of children in classes in kindergarten thr…