Erie County Parks

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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Brendan Keany
July 24, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday, Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw released a report indicating that lead paint had been discovered on certain playground equipment at county parks, and he called for an immediate shutdown of playgrounds until the problem is further investigated...
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Erie County Parks Playground. July 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany).jpg
Mike Baggerman
July 24, 2019 - 9:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is raising red flags over lead levels in Erie County Parks and called on the county executive to immediately shut down all playgrounds in Erie County Parks until the playgrounds are safe. Mychajliw sent a letter to County Executive...
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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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