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February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Resident wants to help area’s young artists

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Williamsville resident Nathan Miller wants to bring an educational side of the arts to the Meeting House. With his love of theater, Miller hopes the area’s art scene continues to thrive and flourish.  More...

Potential 2017-18 budget gap could be reduced with revenue

Amherst Central Schools

There is the potential that the Amherst Central School District could be facing a $1.3 million budget gap for the 2017-18 school year, but the gap could be reduced through sustainable revenue instead of using surplus and reserves.  More...

Chamber, AAA partner to offer discounted trip

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Collette and AAA of Western and Central New York to offer discounted vacations to Costa del Sol and the Portuguese Riviera.  More...

Tewksbury Lodge a microcosm of city’s rebirth

Above the fireplace at the Tewksbury Lodge is a stone engraving that reads, “Enter as a stranger, leave as a friend.”  More...

Traffic stop results in drug charges

Two Niagara Falls men were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop early Friday on Transit Road in Clarence.  Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported that at about 3:20 a.m. More...

Choral group moves rehearsals to Amherst

The Niagara Frontier Chord Authority, established in 1987 as a chapter of Harmony Inc., has recently moved to a new rehearsal space in Amherst.  When the organization’s previous location in East Aurora could no longer accommodate the group More...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

— Soloists Judith Hirsch, left, and Lisa Calkin-Clough, right, rehearse with guest conductor Thomas J. Mudd Jr. in preparation for the Amherst Chamber Ensembles orchestra concert at 3 p.m. More...

‘Fire and Ice’ event benefits Scouts, set for March 16

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council will hold one of its largest annual fundraising events, “Fire and Ice,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Hotel at the Lafayette, 391 Washington St.  More...

Wall of Fame seeks award nominations

Nominations are being sought for the 2017 Williamsville Wall of Fame honoring distinguished graduates from the district’s three high schools.  To be eligible, candidates must have graduated at least 10 years ago from Williamsville South, N More...

Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship application process for the 2017-18 academic year is open and available for submission online.  Requirements and application instructions can be found by visiting www.cfgb.org/scholarship. More...