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November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Amherst resident to enter bowling hall of fame

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Fifty years ago, Brad Hamilton wanted something to do during the winter so he walked down the railroad tracks from Sheridan Parkside to Mil-Sher Lanes in Kenmore and bowled in a junior league.  Five decades later, he’s rolled fifteen 300 g More...

New helicopters signal ‘tremendous step forward’ for Mercy Flight

Mercy Flight of Western New York is acquiring three new helicopters for $23 million, in a move officials say will increase the emergency management organization’s response times, safety and overall operational abilities.  More...

Crisis Services relocates to larger office

Crisis Services, Erie County’s only 24-hour crisis center, began its move on Tuesday from Main Street to a new location at 100 River Rock Drive, Suite 300, Buffalo.  More...

Turkey Trot openings available

With less than two weeks left until the 122nd annual YMCA Turkey Trot, more than 13,500 runners have registered for Western New York’s beloved Thanksgiving Day tradition, allowing room for only about 500 more participants.  More...

Amherst instructor named ‘Master Teacher’ by state

Nancy Claxton, an Amherst Middle School seventh-grade science teacher, was recently named a New York State Master Teacher by the State University of New York.  The master teacher program is a statewide professional network of outstanding STEM (s More...

Amherst Central receives update on reserve, surplus funds

The Amherst Central School District has approximately $3.8 million of reserves and surplus, according to Business Administrator Laura Bosinski in a presentation to the School Board last week.  The district uses seven reserves: retirement contrib More...

LET IT GROW

— Veterans Mark Coia, left, Joe Helowicz, Bill Olkowski, Peter Bellanca, Rick Rogers and Erik Prek shovel dirt during the planting of a Japanese flowering cherry tree in honor of past, present More...