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February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Local News

HIGHEST HONOR

Sharon Brownrout was recently installed as a Paul Harris Fellow, the highest honor in Rotary. Looking on as she receives her award are her husband Jerry, left, and Joe Bachovchin, president of Amherst South Rotary. More...

Town of Amherst

Totes will be arriving in April

A bond for $1.7 million was approved Monday by the Amherst Town Board for the purchase of more than 33,000 garbage totes. More...

Farmers' Market to begin in June at Water Mill

A farmers' market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday from June to October, 2007, at the Williamsville Water Mill, located at 56 E. Spring St. More...

Overeaters Anonymous - help is available

The victim of child abuse, Nelson* said it's hard to pinpoint the exact reason why he excessively overate for the majority of his life, but the obsession nearly killed him. Growing up, Nelson was physically, emotionally and sexually abused. More...

Nobel Prize winner remains active at 90

Herbert A. Hauptman, Ph.D., Nobel laureate and professor at University at Buffalo, turned 90 on Feb. 14. More...

Meeting attracts 100 residents questioning Wal-Mart proposal

The Hartford Homeowners Association is claiming North Bailey Avenue and Sweet Home Road can't handle the traffic that would come with the proposed Wal-Mart at the former Ames site on Sheridan Drive. More...

Free tax help for seniors available

Seniors 60 and older can receive free, confidential assistance with tax preparation at the Amherst Center for Senior Services through April 13. Volunteers trained by the AARP and the IRS will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Village totes ordered

Garbage Code public hearing set

Village of Williamsville residents can expect to receive their garbage totes between April 15 and May 15. More...

Community News

The Children's Charity of Buffalo and Western New York has named its board of directors, including Amherst residents Kathy Kaminski as second assistant chief barker and Robert Klein as assistant dough guy. More...

Arbor Day Foundation names Amherst Tree City Community for 11th year

The Town of Amherst has been named a Tree City USA Community by the National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. This is the 11th year Amherst has received this national recognition. More...

DMG World launches new angle to Buffalo Home Show

Bob Degenhart of DMG World in Williamsville started his new position as manager of the Buffalo Home and Garden Show this past summer. This year's upcoming venue will feature a contemporary Victorian home, with a modern interior. More...