Chestnut Ridge Park

Walkers enjoying Chestnut Ridge
Walkers enjoying Chestnut Ridge Park Sunday/WBEN Photo - Susan Rose
Tim Wenger
March 22, 2020 - 8:47 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - As I walked toward a group of energetic walkers at Chestnut Ridge Park Sunday, one man exclaimed in jest, "Back it up!" 'Chris' was of course making reference to 'social distancing' as he entered the expansive park with his family and friends. We established a...
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Ski Tow Rope Chestnut Ridge Park
WBEN photo/Susan Rose
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - Weather permitting, Winterfest at Chestnut Ridge Park on Sunday may include the launch of a new tow rope on the ski hill. "If we have snow, then we will have not only our sledding hill, but for the first time, skiing will return to Chestnut Ridge Park," said Erie County...
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Chestnut Ridge Park Casino, Orchard Park, NY
WBEN photo/Susan Rose
Susan Rose
December 02, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - As if the Jolly Old Elf had ordered it himself, a fresh blanket of snow provided the perfect backdrop for Monday's announcement that Santa Land is returning to Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park this weekend, December 7 and 8 from 11-3pm. Erie County Executive Mark...
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Grateful Grind. May 31, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 03, 2019 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – At the top of Chestnut Ridge Park sits a unique café that just recently opened its doors after a bold decision made by its owners to leave the City of Buffalo to operate at a much quieter destination. The café, Grateful Grind, recently moved from its former location at...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - The return of snow is a welcome sign for a popular holiday tradition at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park this weekend. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announcing that Santa Land will be back this Saturday and Sunday, (December 9 & 10) from 11am - 3pm...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 21, 2017 - 1:13 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Cleanup crews continue to remedy the effects of the tornadoes that ripped through the south towns early Thursday afternoon. At Chestnut Ridge Park in Hamburg, the north side where the casino is located was left unscathed. Joggers, dog-walkers, and tennis continued as if it...
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Sledding at Chestnut Ridge Park
by Susan Rose
March 14, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - With hundreds of snow closings on a Wintry Day in Buffalo, where else would you find kids? Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park, of course. It wasn't as crowded as it might be on a Wintry weekend, but many were having plenty of fun in the Snow. The Sled Hill and Toboggan...
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