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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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Curling sweeps its way to Lancaster High School  WKBW-TV

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

ANDERSON, Mary Ann  Buffalo News

ANDERSON - Mary Ann Age 70, of Canterbury Road died on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born September ...

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 ...

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 ...

DA: No criminal investigation on Lancaster teacher

Concerned parents in the Lancaster Central School District are asking questions about the status of a high school teacher, after allegations of an inappropriate ...

Boating victim was Lancaster teacher, coach

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.

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…

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 HS officials explain 'zero' bullying reports  WGRZ-TV

A recent report out from New York concerned a lot of parents. It revealed the fact that lot of schools aren't reporting any incidents of discrimination, harassment or ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

HS Football preview: Lancaster High School

The Legends are the reigning AA sectional champs.

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!

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 ...

Spindle items  Bee

SAVE THE DATE — A number of concerts and musicals will keep residents entertained during the month of February. The Orchard Park School District has ...

Watch Lancaster High homecoming bonfire "pop" |

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 ...

Body recovered from Buffalo's Small Boat Harbor identified

In a joint statement released by the Lancaster Central School District (LCSD) and the Lancaster Central Teachers Association (LCTA), “We are sad to confirm the ...

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…

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Baseball Announces Twelve Newcomers  NU Purple

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

Beginning of a new era: Lancaster High School's first game as the 'Legends'  WKBW-TV

As the Lancaster Central School District prepares to kick of a new school year, students and community members gathered for the beginning of a new football ...

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 ...

Eleven Lancaster athletes sign scholarships  WKBW-TV

Eleven student athletes at Lancaster High School signed scholarships.

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…

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.

Many schools not reporting bullying incidents  WGRZ-TV

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

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

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.

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.

Reporters' Notebook: Jan. 16, 2019  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the Bard of the Yukon, British-Canadian poet Robert W. *Service*, born on this date in 1874, “A promise made is a debt unpaid.

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…

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.

McCarthy selects Vigneault as principal nominee to USMMA  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Congressman makes yearly nominations to US *service* academies, featuring Burroughs seniors and an alum. Gavin Vigneault, a senior at Burroughs High ...

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…

Elvira E. “Vi” Lockwood  The Daily News Online

Elvira E. “Vi” Lockwood, 96, formerly of Castile and Geneseo, passed peacefully to a new life on July 17, 2018 at Livingston County Center for Nursing and ...

Mary Moffett  The Dominion Post

Mary J. (Bechtel) Becky Moffett, age 90, died peacefully at her new home in Morgantown, on July 18, 2018. She suffered a fall in June and was not able to regain ...

Local baseball players nabbed in MLB Draft

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

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.

Academic excellence is in the DNA for Lancaster's top-ranking twins  Buffalo News

Jenna and Steven Neumaier, overachievers to say the least, are graduating first and second in their class of 503 students.

Teacher killed in Buffalo boat crash  WKBW-TV

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

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

The men of Town Line voted to leave the United States at the start of the Civil War—but it wasn't over slavery.

Section 6 Dual Meet Wrestling Championships canceled; Olean advances to states  Olean Times Herald

The forecasted winter storm has resulted in the cancellation of the Section 6 Dual Meet Wrestling Championships scheduled for today at Lancaster High School.

Elite NYC private school ends separating students by race

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.

Local athletes sign Letters of Intent

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - National Signing Day is a special one for kids throughout the country as they formally announce their commitment to continue their ...

"Legends" selected as new Lancaster mascot

Officials announced just before 3 p.m. that the students selected the Lancaster Legends as the new mascot.

Young Lancaster Woman Shares Her Story of Heroin Addiction and Recovery

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 ...

Lancaster teacher accused of offering extra credit for sex acts  FOX 4 News

A Lancaster High School teacher has abruptly resigned during an investigation of alleged sexually explicit text messages.

38th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

BUFFALO, NY — Thursday's record-breaking J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge drew 14,145 participants across 391 Western New York companies. Alex Simon ...

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…

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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…

Olean, Portville, Pioneer aim for Section 6 dual meet wrestling title  Olean Times Herald

For the first time in the event's three-year history, the Big 30 has three qualifiers for the Section 6 Dual Meet Wrestling Championships. But Olean won't be ...

Lancaster teacher arrested on solicitation charges  FOX 4 News

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

Student-athletes say school expulsion hurt scholarship chances - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

The families of two Western New York high school basketball players are planning to file a lawsuit for what they say were unexplained expulsions from St. Mary's ...

Lancaster debates the term Redskin

Brittni Smallwood, News 4 Reporter - LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) -- People from all walks of life gathered at Lancaster High School Tuesday evening to debate ...

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

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

Rewarding Excellence | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

On Monday evening a trio of talented local wrestlers were presented with accolades at the 23rd annual Ilio DiPaolo Banquet at DiPaolo's Restaurant in Blasde.

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.

Girl says she was suspended for punching classmate who had bullets and made threats  Miami Herald

Cairo Durham High School in New York went into a lockdown Tuesday after a student with bullets allegedly made a threat. Crystal Williams-Phillips, a senior at ...

Things to do in WNY this weekend: Hotel Henry Holiday Market & Buffalo Women's Gifts  Buffalo News

The Worlds Largest Disco, running Saturday in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, is the weekends biggest event, but alas, it sells out well in advance ...

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 ...

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…

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.

WNYers selected in MLB Draft  WGRZ-TV

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

UB Professor Accused of Importing Cocaine, Heroin  Spectrum News

Heroin and cocaine were found when Torin Finver's Hamburg home was raided. He admitted to importing the drugs.

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 ...

Maute will not seek re-election as mayor of Lancaster  Buffalo News

The political winds already are blowing through the Village of Lancaster, three months before the next village election. Paul Maute will not seek re-election…

Calling hours set for man who fell from balcony  WKBW-TV

Funeral arrangements have now been set for the Daemen College student who died after falling from a fourth-story restaurant balcony Friday night in Downtown ...

Simply The Best | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

FALCONER — Robbie Penhollow lost his first match of the season Saturday evening. But by that point, the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley 182-pounder and his ...

Outdoor Spaces: A touch of England in Clarence  Buffalo News

When Bev and Tony Tylenda decided they wanted to add a backyard structure for storage, they knew they didn't want a standard shed. So they decided to build ...

Lancaster ISD Teacher on Leave Amid Parent Concerns  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A Lancaster High School teacher was put on leave, after concerns were raised about the teacher's past.

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 ...

Lancaster gets new football uniforms for Legends  WKBW-TV

The Lancaster Legends now have new football uniforms, showing off the new team name.

Theresa D'Angelo, 59, entrepreneur who founded three businesses  Buffalo News

Oct. 10, 1958 – March 10, 2018 Theresa D'Angelo received a patent in 2015 for a device inspired by the cover for a swimming pool. Her daughter, Madelaine ...

$3.3 million verdict against WNY construction company for violating child labor law - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

When a jury decided that a local construction company should pay more than $3 million to a resident of Lancaster who was hurt on a job as a minor seven years ...

Olean Pair Claim CCAA Tennis Title | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

Filip Morawski and Thomas Bates of Olean are the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association tennis doubles champions after action concluded on Thursday ...

Gens Claims Singles Title | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

FREDONIA — Neil Gens of Fredonia beat Jameson Sposato of Frewsburg, 6-4, 6-3, in the finals to claim the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys ...

Bryant football adds nine more to Class of 2022  Bryant University Bulldogs

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football head coach James Perry is excited to announce the addition of nine student-athletes to the Class of 2022 that will ...

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

Across the country, heroin and opiate abuse is ruining, and sometimes ending, lives. For three Western New Yorkers, bound to each other by affection and ...

Comptroller: These 9 Upstate NY school districts are overtaxing residents

NY auditors say these nine district have collected too much money; some of the districts disagree.

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 ...

Congressman Kevin McCarthy announces local students to service academies  KERO 23ABC News

Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday, December 21 his nominations to the United State *Service* Academies.

These are the best public high schools in the Buffalo Metro area  WKBW-TV gaveWilliamsvilleEast it's top ranking for the area, giving it a rating of A+ for great teachers, academics, health & safety and clubs & activities.

East High drops Orientals name  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The school will be called the Eagles beginning in 2015-16.

WECK-AM sold to Buffalo radio veteran  Buffalo News

The Buffalo radio veteran who goes by the on-air name Buddy Shula will live out a dream he has had since since he was a teenager: owning a local radio ...

Olean's Morawski/Bates duo wins doubles title | Sports  Olean Times Herald

FREDONIA — Score a big one for Ben Wright's humility.

Cell phone habits: overuse vs. moderation

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Are you or someone you know afraid to be without your cell phone for 5 minutes? If so, there's a name for it. It's called nomophobia.

Hughes Introduces 2017 Signing Class

Oklahoma head baseball coach Pete Hughes announced the signing of 19 future student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on Monday afternoon.

Ralph Wilson Stadium: 43 years later  Buffalo Low Down

43 years ago on this day, the Bills and the city of Buffalo broke ground on what would become Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, NY.

Two new principals hired by Starpoint | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

PENDLETON — New principals have been named at Starpoint Central School District's Fricano Primary and Regan Intermediate schools.

Firefighters go all out to make festive holiday bright  Buffalo News

Maybe its the red suspenders. Maybe its the hearty home-cooked holiday meals they share in the firehouses where they live and work. But whatever the reason, ...

Reporters' Notebook: May 26, 2017  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to French artist and novelist Edmond de Goncourt, born on this date in 1822, “A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions ...

Fans give Troy football team sendoff on journey to state title game  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y.>> Members of the Troy High School varsity football team were sent off in style Sunday morning as they took the final step in defending their state ...

Lancaster Principal Named President of Statewide Education Association  ReadMedia (press release)

Peter Kruszynski, principal of Lancaster Middle School, has been named president of the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS).

WNY Top High School Lacrosse Players Honored at Borrelli Awards Dinner

The second annual Tom Borrelli Memorial Awards dinner was held Monday night (June 22) at DiPaolo's Restaurant in Blasdell, honoring the local lacrosse ...

Buffalo Niagara Concert Band to Host Free Concert Series  Artvoice

Local High School Concert Bands, Area Music Ensembles, and Visiting Musicians to Perform at this year's Association of Concert Bands Convention in Buffalo.

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