Weekly Feature



July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Paolini to chair annual ‘Light the Night Walk’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dan Paolini of Snyder was recently named chairman of the executive leadership and fundraising committee for the 19th annual “Light the Night Walk,” which is held by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. More...

FAIRY FUN

— Sisters Daisy, 3; Annabelle, 6; and Lily Harris, 8, are dressed as fairies for their walk down the Pocket Park’s “Fairy Lane” during the Village Garden Walk on Saturday. More...

Annual car show to feature guest judge

The annual Rotary Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day will be held Sunday, July 23, featuring Lauren Fix, also known as “The Car Coach,” as a guest judge for the show.  The event, hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Amherst and Williamsvil More...

News Brief

Linda L. Cimusz, a past assistant superintendent for instruction at the Williamsville Central Schools, last week was appointed as interim principal at Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School. her appointment is effective for the 2017-18 academic year. More...

Walk Off Hunger set for July 29

The Food Bank of WNY is seeking participants for its 10th annual Walk Off Hunger, to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

‘Pretty Funny The Musical’ hits stage at MusicalFare Theatre

After more than three years of preparation, an original musical has reached the stage at MusicalFare Theatre. More...

Ronald McDonald House 5K set for July 26

As part of the Fabulous 5K Race Series, approximately 1,100 runners will participate in the 16th annual Ronald Mc- Donald House 5K Run/Walk on Wednesday, July 26.  The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Ronald McDonald House, 780 W. More...

Town denies restriction removal for proposed student housing

The Town Board on Monday denied two requests to remove deed restrictions at 2915, 2925 and 2949 North Forest Road where Curtwright Development Corp. was planning to construct a four-story, 154-unit student housing building.  More...

Organizers set for eighth annual art celebration

The end of July annually marks the beginning of the two-day Glen Park Art Festival.  Now in its eighth year, the festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

St. Mary’s picnic set for weekend

The annual Chowder Chase 5K run will kick off the picnic weekend at St. Mary’s in Swormville on Friday, July 21, at the church, 6919 Transit Road. More...

Main-Transit to host drill competition

Main-Transit Fire Department will hold its annual drill team exhibition at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, at the department’s picnic grounds, 6777 Main St. More...

Town conducting dog census

Town officials are in the process of conducting this year’s dog census, according to Town Clerk Marjory Jaeger.  In a press release, the town clerk said dog census takers are walking throughout neighborhoods during the summer months.  More...

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

On the Campus

Oswego State College has named the following students to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester: Isadora Bevan, Alexandra Birner, Elizabeth Tirone, Laceyanne Woite and Brigid Ryan, all of Amherst; Michael Carballada, Emilee Crane, Jessica More...