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Hunting for students from class of 1999

March 18, 2018 by Sylvia Fahey Fahey- Kleindinst (Register to contact)

I am interested to know where some of the students I had in 1999 at Court St. school. Jennifer Murphy and Kelly Dunlop come to mind.
Thank you.

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Lancaster High closed to students due to early morning power outage  Buffalo News

Lancaster High School is closed to students Monday due to an early morning power outage. Staff and teachers are still to report to school. The outage that…



Lancaster Marching Band set to perform at Pearl Harbor  Spectrum News

Pearl Harbor National Memorial staff invited the band to perform on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.



High School Curling sweeps its way to Lancaster High School Jenna Callari 11:40 PM, Feb  WKBW-TV

Lancaster High School has added a curling club in hopes of one day creating a competitive sport.



Lancaster Marching Band Preparing for Pearl Harbor Parade  WGRZ.com

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Lancaster High School marching band will represent New York State and its veterans at the National Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in ...



Unified Basketball finals start in Lancaster  WGRZ.com

The teams are made up of athletes with special needs and their general education classmates.



Lancaster's longtime choral director to take final bow  Lancaster Bee

After 37 years as Lancaster High School's choral director, Gary Lee has decided to pass the baton. He will retire at the end of this school year. “I love my job ...



Lancaster High School music hall, art gallery set to open this fall  Lancaster Bee

When students return to Lancaster High School in the fall, parts of the school will look completely different, said Dan DeAngelis, music department chair.



Lancaster High names honor roll students  Lancaster Bee

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year at Lancaster High School. Grade Nine. Zachary Coxford ...



Prep Talk: Lancaster track coach Kevin Carriero set to bolt into retirement  Buffalo News

Carriero has coached Lancaster for nearly 50 years, inheriting the varsity reins at the age of 22 after earning a year's experience as head coach of the JV team…



Lancaster High School students to perform dinner theater  Lancaster Bee

The Lancaster High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts will host its 10th annual Mystery Dinner Theatre and Festival Saturday, May 18, with ...



Lancaster goes all out in celebrating the career of Kevin Carriero  Lancaster Bee

Saturday was the ultimate celebration in the Lancaster Central School District. More than 200 friends, colleagues, coaches and athletes made an appearance at ...



White, Marilyn | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

Marilyn Jeanne White, age 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Marietta, Georgia. Marilyn was born on August 21, 1928 in Buffalo, New ...



For the first time, visually impaired seniors receive yearbooks they can read: ‘It was so touching’  WIVB.com - News 4

For the first time, two students who are graduating from Lancaster High School, have yearbooks they can read. The two seniors are visually impaired, and one of ...



LHS students named to honor roll  Lancaster Bee

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year at Lancaster High School. Grade Nine. Zachary ...



Unexplained leave of Lancaster High School teacher sparks questions  Buffalo News

A math teacher at Lancaster Central High School was recently placed on leave and his personal belongings were removed from his desk, according to ...



Video shows high school student punched repeatedly inside classroom  WSOC Charlotte

What one family says was a bullying incident at Lancaster High School led to an arrest and charges against a 17-year-old student.



The 'Redskins' are no more — at least in Lancaster, N.Y.  Washington Post

The Redskins are no more in one western New York school district. The Lancaster Central School District School Board voted unanimously on Monday night to ...



LHS to present 'Legally Blonde The Musical'  Lancaster Bee

Harvard Law School's beloved blonde will take the stage at Lancaster High School next weekend. Students will perform “Legally Blonde The Musical” on ...



Lancaster Legends look to keep the mohawk, and winning, tradition alive  Buffalo News

It wasn't surprising to see the return of the signature hair-dos as members of the Legends celebrated their third straight Section VI Class AA championship on t…



3 Lancaster Marching Legends to perform in Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade  Lancaster Bee

When Lancaster Marching Band director Richard Goss was writing the music for his 2019 band season, he had his father and brother in mind. His father, Alpha ...



School boards to hold elections  Lancaster Bee

The Lancaster and Depew school districts have announced the names of candidates for board of education after petition deadlines closed Monday, and only ...



Fundraiser set for Lancaster grad with rare cancer  Lancaster Bee

When 19-year-old Gina Nowak was a student at Lancaster High School, she became a member of the Health Care Academy, which is designed for students ...



Lancaster, West Seneca propose capital projects each over $75 million  Buffalo News

Two of Erie Countys larger school districts are asking residents next month to approve capital improvement projects that each cost more than $75 million. An…



Lancaster Town Band announces summer schedule  Lancaster Bee

The Lancaster Town Band will kick off its 74th season next week with concerts starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays (unless otherwise noted) at the Richard E.



Lancaster Legends Marching Band Raising Funds for Pearl Harbor Parade Trip  WGRZ.com

Lancaster High School's marching band is putting out a call to include names of local veterans and active duty military members on their honor banner at Pearl ...



Lancaster's Jakob Jerebko doing his part to live up to family name  Buffalo News

If Jakob “JJ” Jerebko plays his father, uncle and cousin in a game of h-o-r-s-e, the Lancaster High School senior pretty much knows how it will turn out. Jak…



Frontier student died on his way to volunteer at memorial fundraiser  Buffalo News

Edward J. Travis IV and Elizabeth Rybarczyk were driving Saturday morning to a fundraiser in memory of a boy who died in a plane crash when Travis was killed ...



Boating victim was Lancaster teacher, coach  WGRZ.com

LANCASTER, NY — The man killed in Saturday's tragic boat crash on Lake Erie was a science teacher and lacrosse coach in the Lancaster School District.



Tell Me Something Good: Lancaster Unified Basketball  WGRZ-TV

Lancaster High School's varsity unified basketball team showcased their talents in Wednesday's home opener against the Clarence Red Devils.



Four people at Lancaster High School hurt in electrical incident  WBFO

Emergency crews responded to a call Monday afternoon at Lancaster High School after some people on the school's athletic field suffered electrical shocks.



The end of the valedictorian? Schools rethink class rankings  Olean Times Herald

LANCASTER (AP) — At many American high schools, the graduation-day tradition of crowning a valedictorian is becoming a thing of the past.



Nicholas John Bender  The Daily News Online

Nicholas John Bender, 39, of Corfu, died peacefully Wednesday morning March 27, 2019 at home under the care of his beloved wife, his loving family and his ...



Over 150 emergency vehicles flashing Christmas spirit will light up Lancaster Saturday  WKBW-TV

Unless you live in Lancaster, we bet you've never watched a parade liked this! More than 150 emergency vehicles lit up like Christmas trees from across the ...



Depew mayor, trustee to face contested election  Lancaster Bee

Incumbent Mayor Jesse Nikonowicz and Trustee Karl Bukowiecki will fight to keep their seats on the Depew Village Board in this year's contested village ...



Lancaster Co. parents raise concerns about school survey on sexual assault  WSOC Charlotte

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - A controversial survey in Lancaster County is shining a light on sexual assault by students. The survey puts students into that a ...



The Fight to Ban Native American Mascots Is Very Local, And Very Slow  Forbes

"Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots," declared a headline in the May 22 New York Times. "It's a Movement That's Inching Forward." I would argue the ...



Lancaster substitute teacher charged with soliciting 16-year-old student  WSOC Charlotte

A substitute teacher for Lancaster County schools has been arrested and charged with criminal solicitation of a minor. Following an investigation, 24-year-old ...



Dick Gallagher's Preseason Sidelines  WGRZ.com

Dick Gallagher gives his preseason "sidelines" as we head into the 2019 high school football season.



Lancaster Schools remember beloved teacher killed in boat accident  WKBW-TV

The Lancaster Central School District (LCSD) is remembering Eric Przykuta, a 43-year-old science teacher and lacrosse coach, who died in a boat crash ...



Lancaster High School inducts four new members into Alumni Hall of Fame  Lancaster Eagle Gazette

LANCASTER - Four new inductees in the Lancaster High School Alumni Hall of Fame were honored Friday: Richard B. Bradford (Class of 1957), Beverly Kay ...



Festival Fest: The Festies  WGRZ.com

Festival fest is the thing I do where I talk about things to do in Western New York to make Monday more fun. *Fresh* off the Oscars, this is happening. The Festies: ...



This New York Village Seceded from the Union...for 85 Years  History

Sometime before the end of 1861, the men of a small New York hamlet gathered inside the village schoolhouse and voted 85 to 40 to sever ties with the United ...



Lancaster High School commencement Friday  The Herald

Lancaster High School will award diplomas to 296 graduates at commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. Friday at the stadium.



MOFFETT, Mary J. “Becky” (Bechtel)  Buffalo News

MOFFETT - Mary J. Becky (nee Bechtel) Age 90 years, died peacefully July 18, 2018, in Morgantown, WV. She was born April 26, 1928, in Buffalo, NY to the late ...



Debate Over ‘Redskins’ as Nickname Trickles Down to Buffalo Suburb  New York Times

LANCASTER, N.Y. — Hundreds of people in this Buffalo suburb braved a freezing rain Tuesday night to pack into the Lancaster Central High School cafeteria ...



Here's your guide to another busy summer festival season  Buffalo News

From the Juneteenth Festival to the Wing Fest and a nice group of music festivals, Buffalo summer is strewn with multifaceted events.



Lancaster teacher created lasting memories for a generation of students  Buffalo News

Eric Przykuta, president of the Lancaster Central Teachers Association, was on a fishing boat in the Small Boat Harbor that crashed into the breakwall late ...



Eric D. Przykuta, 43, Lancaster science teacher and fishing enthusiast  Buffalo News

March 25, 1975 - May 13, 2018 Eric D. Przykuta texted his sister-in-law on Saturday to see what he could bring to the family dinner on Mothers Day. He plann…



Baseball Announces Twelve Newcomers  NU Purple Eagles.com

NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – Niagara baseball head coach Rob McCoy has announced 12 newcomers to the baseball program. Joey Battaglia, Tommy Bednarski, ...



Young Lancaster Woman Shares Her Story of Heroin Addiction and Recovery  WGRZ.com

The heroin and opioid epidemic has a death grip on Western New York and much of the country. A young Lancaster woman, now in recovery, shared her story of ...



Watch Lancaster High homecoming bonfire "pop" | wgrz.com  WGRZ.com

LANCASTER, N.Y. -- A bonfire at Lancaster High School to celebrate homecoming got a little hotter than expected. A viewer sent us video of this bonfire's ...



John G. Cansdale, 54, former executive director of state Racing and Wagering Board  Buffalo News

Dec. 8, 1963 — Oct. 8, 2018 Attorney John G. Cansdale held some high-profile jobs. He was director of industry development for Empire State Development, g…



Lancaster's LG Castillo will sign with Milwaukee Brewers  Buffalo News

Leugim LG Castillo faced the biggest decision of his life this summer. Should the Lancaster High School baseball star accept the offer of a full scholarship t…



PRZYKUTA, Eric  Buffalo News

PRZYKUTA - Eric Of Lancaster, NY, May 13, 2018; beloved husband of Lori (Wargula); loving father of Landyn, Emersyn and Forest; dearest son of Dennis and ...



Many schools not reporting bullying incidents  WGRZ-TV

A review of data shows many schools still are not reporting incidents of bullying or harassment.



70 Upstate NY high school trap shooting teams signed up for spring season (video)  NewYorkUpstate.com

In 2016, Rick Moore, a North Country school superintendent *fresh* from a superintendent's conference, approached his school board about a new kind of co-ed ...



Milwaukee Brewers select Lancaster's Leugim 'LG' Castillo  Buffalo News

Mr. 3000. The movie starring the late Bernie Mac was the first thing that used to pop into Leugim Castillos head whenever he thought about the Milwaukee Bre…



Students go paperless in Lancaster  WKBW-TV

No more pencils, no more books in Ms. Kim Metzgar's 9th grade English class at Lancaster High School. Students are going high tech.



Festival Fest: Porchfest, Full Circle Fest, and Hamburg Music Festival  WGRZ.com

BUFFALO, N.Y. — This is Festival Fest! The thing I do where I talk about things to do in Western New York. We do it on Mondays to make Monday less ...



Starpoint Student Signs NLI To Join Niagara Track & Field  NU Purple Eagles.com

NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – Niagara University track and field head coach Christine Kloiber announced that Lockport native and Starpoint senior Kiara McDowell ...



Student-built house going up for auction, setting seniors up for career success  WIVB.com - News 4

A special modular home is going on the auction block at the Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career and Technical Center. It was built by high school seniors from the ...



As ‘Redskins’ Issue Splits Upstate Community, District Is in No Rush to Decide  New York Times

LANCASTER, N.Y. — One week after a community forum intended to promote dialogue over the use of the nickname “Redskins” for scholastic sports teams, this ...



Vitello accepts Award for Excellence in Music Education from BPO  Clarencebee

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra held its annual Celebration of Music Education on May 11, recognizing distinguished educators in Western New York and ...



Lancaster teacher arrested on solicitation charges - Story | KDFW  FOX 4 News

A former Lancaster ISD teacher has been arrested for allegedly sending sexual text messages to students.



Another Honor For Crist | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

One of the most decorated athletes Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties has ever produced will receive another honor this fall. Chuck Crist, who now lives i.



Broadway's 'Mean Girls' kicks off a diverse 2019-20 season at Shea's  Buffalo News

Four shows now on Broadway and two that had runs last year are coming to Shea's Buffalo Theatre for the 2019-20 season. Buffalo will launch the touring ...



Reporters' Notebook: May 13, 2019  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to comedian and late night host Stephen Colbert, born on this date in 1964, “Thankfully, dreams can change. If we had all stuck with ...



The right track: Why a new indoor facility could do wonders  Buffalo News

Local indoor track coaches and officials keep hoping that someone will come along, twitch his or her nose, and make a sparkling new facility for their sport app…



Lancaster mother took children out of school to celebrate being free from cancer fined £788  Daily Mail

A mother who took her children out of school during term-time to celebrate being free of cancer was fined £788 because she didn't have an 'exceptional' reason.



Lancaster teacher arrested after boys say he offered extra credit for sex acts  Dallas News

A Lancaster High School teacher resigned Monday after he was accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a male student, the district said.A...



Body recovered from Buffalo’s Small Boat Harbor identified  wivb.com

Lancaster Central School District and Lancaster Central Teacher's Association have released a statement regarding the passing of Teacher's Association ...



Local baseball players nabbed in MLB Draft  wivb.com

Lancaster's LG Castillo and Cleveland-Hill's Aaron Phillips react to draft news.



Unified Basketball Tournament in WNY  WGRZ-TV

A new type of tournament has come to Western New York.



Kaleida Health, M&T team up to build Habitat Home on Buffalo’s East Side  Buffalo Rising

The Buffalo building season is upon us. That means that soon enough, the sounds of hammering and sawing will fill the air. Per usual, with the building season ...



Lancaster's Alec Tamburri honors mother with game of his life  WGRZ.com

Two days after his mother died, Lancaster's Alec Tamburri played the game of his life.



Saying goodbye to two local teens who died tragically  WBFO

The first of two funerals for two Western New York teens who died under tragic circumstances last weekend took place today, capping an emotional week here.



Lancaster students protest school's decision to drop Redskins nickname  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

LANCASTER, N.Y. — About 300 students walked out of their western New York school and through the streets on Thursday in protest of their district's decision to ...



OTH Male Athlete of the Week (Jan. 16): Dakota Mascho, Portville  Olean Times Herald

Dakota Mascho. Portville. Wrestling. Mascho was among three individual champions who helped Portville win the Franklinville Tournament on Saturday for the ...



2019 Buffalo Home Show  Buffalo Rising

Spring is almost upon us, which means that we're all about ready to start some fixing/building/renovation projects in and around the house. In order to show you ...



5 Lancaster town officials get 2 percent raises as budget is adopted  Buffalo News

Lancasters five highest-paid elected town officials will enjoy 2 percent pay raises next year, but the four council members decided to forego any raise. The…



'It's safer than chess': the high school shooting clubs standing their ground after Parkland  The Guardian

Its supporters say competitive shooting helps develop students' discipline and sportsmanship. But the sport is under increased scrutiny in the gun debate era.



These 25 public high schools are the best for athletes in New York (report)  Syracuse.com

A handful of schools from Syracuse-based Section III made the state rankings.



Andrea R. Falletta and Mark J. Kurtz are wed in Elma  Buffalo News

Andrea R. Falletta and Mark J. Kurtz were married at 2 p.m. on July 23, 2016, in St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Elma. Guests gathered for ...



When and where to cast your Annual School Budget votes on Tuesday  WKBW-TV

Board of Elections and school budget votes will be taking place Tuesday, May 16 across Western New York. Here's a list of school districts and where they are ...



Elite NYC private school ends separating students by race  NBCNews.com

A plan to continue the race-based class placement policy at the Little Red School House has been shelved this fall following outcry from some parents.



Two Lancaster Police officers were aboard boat involved in fatal crash over the weekend  wivb.com

Two off-duty Lancaster Police officers were on a fishing boat involved in a crash that took the life of a Lancaster School District teacher over the weekend.



28 largest Upstate NY high schools and their demographics  NewYorkUpstate.com

by Ngoc Huynh | nhuynh@nyup.com. Here are the 28 biggest high schools and their demographics in Upstate New York for 2017, according to Niche. The 2017 ...



Sabres Set to Open Second Half of the Season with Many Questions  Buffalo Rising

The first order of business for the organization coming out of the bye-week and All Star break is to sign Jeff Skinner to a max extension. This guy has been the ...



Annual Christmasville Fire Truck Parade Announced for Nov. 24  PR Web

The Greater Lancaster Museum of Firefighting, located on W. Main Street, has announced the date of the 2018 Christmasville Fire Truck Parade. The event is ...



Christmasville parade in downtown Lancaster expected to feature nearly 150 firetrucks  Buffalo News

If you look closely Saturday night, you might see the Grinch motoring down Central Avenue in downtown Lancaster. Who knows how more than 140 fire trucks ...



Lancaster coach arrested for sexual battery of a student  WSOC Charlotte

A Lancaster High School teacher is at home this week, after he was charged with having sex with a 16-year-old.



Southern California school bullying video shows girl hit boy in head  KRON4

Cellphone video of a fight at a Southern California high school has students and administrators up in arms.



John R. “JB” Broderick, 53, Buffalo firefighter  Buffalo News

Feb. 28, 1965 — Aug. 28, 2018 Few people are immediately identifiable by their initials, but if you mentioned JB almost anywhere in Buffalo, people knew w…



Western New York students call for tougher gun rules  WBFO

Clarence High School students led a rally against gun violence in schools Wednesday. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says dozens of students held a.



Christmasville Fire Truck Parade  WKBW-TV

It's that time of year. The Greater Lancaster Museum of Fire Fighting is gearing up for their 10th Annual Christmasville Fire Truck Parade in Lancaster on ...



Teacher killed in Buffalo boat crash  WKBW-TV

The man killed in a boat crash in Buffalo has been identified as a local teacher.



Column: Sean Kirst: In priest abuse fallout, two survivors find themselves outside the lines  Buffalo News

Two men who say they were sexually abused as children by Catholic priests - priests identified as abusive in other cases - are not eligible for a Buffalo dioces…



WNYers selected in MLB Draft  WGRZ-TV

A handful of Western New York natives were selected this week in the 2017 MLB Draft.



25 biggest high schools in Upstate NY  NewYorkUpstate.com

Here are the high schools that have the most students in Upstate NY.



Death follows a life of drugs and love  Bills Blitz - The Buffalo News

Christine Guilfoyle and Aaron Morgan were found dead in Room 203 at a Motel 6 in Lancaster on Jan. 26 after overdosing on fentanyl. Dr. Daniel Gillick wrote ...



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