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Orchard Park

Orchard Park Republicans have endorsed Patrick Keem for supervisor, setting up a rematch of the contest for supervisor four years ago.

In 2009, Keem faced off against then-Town Clerk Janis Colarusso, who won the top spot by 87 votes.

A dentist, Keem is the founder and owner of Aurora Dental Care in East Aurora. He is the past chairman of the Erie County Citizens’ Budget Review Commission, and served on the Erie County Records Commission, Orchard Park Public Safety and Comprehensive Plan Implementation committees.

The Orchard Park Republican Committee also has endorsed incumbent Councilman Eugene Majchrzak and former Assistant Police Chief Michael Sherry for Town Board seats.

Also this week:

• Creekbend will play at 7 p.m. today in the Pavilion behind the Orchard Park Middle School on Lincoln Avenue, and Swift Kick Band will play at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• The School Board will conduct its annual reorganization meeting at 3 p.m. Monday followed by a regular meeting in the administration building, 3330 Baker Road.

• The town Conservation Board will conduct a work session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal center, 4295 S. Buffalo St.

• The Town Board will hold a work session at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the supervisor’s conference room followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the board room in the municipal center.

• The Independence Day parade will start at 8 p.m. Thursday and run from Baker Road to Quaker Street (Route 20A) to Lincoln Avenue to the Middle School. A fireworks display will take place after the parade at the pavilion behind the Middle School.