July 9, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

'Rock the Barn' to be held July 18

Clarence's fourth annual Rock the Barn, which will offer a night of music, Guitar Hero contests and prize drawings, is set for 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 18, behind the big yellow barn at 9015 Main St. More...

Community News

Roswell Park's Summer Research Program is being attended by the following Amherst high school students: Marie Coignet, James Funnell, Sabrina Gill, Anita Singh, Ramkumar Venkateswaran, Anjali Verma and Benjamin Wie. More...

Model air show to host local fliers

If you have ever been interested in flying a remote-controlled airplane, here's your chance. More...

ElderWood Village at Glenwood resident turns 100

Helen Scanlon celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Born May 29, 1908, during the presidency of Teddy Roosevelt, Scanlon has lived through 18 presidencies and at least five major military conflicts. As a teacher for 42 years at Buffalo P.S. More...

Residents named to board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Western New York has named four new members to its board from Amherst and Williamsville. New members include Steve Suneson, an attorney with Kavinoky Cook LLP. More...

How will you be spending this summer?

Summer fun time is here. Kids are off from school, some parents are home for the summer and even those of us who work can find time to take off and spend some really good family time together. More...

HISTORY BUFF

HISTORY BUFF - Williamsville resident Adrienne Watz, left, is one of two Buffalo State College museum studies students to be charged with cataloguing and rehousing 150 antique textiles that are part of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Graycliff mansi More...

Marine Appreciation Day set for July 12

The fifth annual Marine Appreciation Day ceremony will honor the late Stanley Wawrzyniak, a four-time Purple Heart recipient. First call is at 10:45 a.m. More...

Group plans 60th high school reunion

On July 17, Amherst Central High School's Class of 1948 will host its 60th high school reunion at Salvatore's Italian Gardens. More...

THE FUTURE

THE FUTURE - Adam Gierke, 18 months, pitches in at the University at Buffalo Child Care Center groundbreaking held on June 27. More...

Golf tournament named in honor of Sept. 11 victim

The Tan Tara Golf Club will host the Leonard M. Castrianno Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament at 2 p.m. Monday, July 28. Castrianno, a 1989 Williamsville East graduate, died on Sept. More...

Williamsville resident turns 113, believed to be sixth oldest person in U.S.

Olivia Patricia "Pat" Thomas celebrated her 113th birthday on June 29 and holds the title of eighth oldest person in the world, sixth in the United States. She is a resident of St. Francis of Williamsville, and the facility held a party for her. More...

Veterans Place established as 'Park within a Park'

White Chapel Memorial Park established "Veter- ans Place," a designated area of the park specifically for veterans and their families, during a ceremony on June 14. More...

St. Christopher School wins regional competition

St. Christopher School, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, won both first and second place in the regional Science Bowl competition. More...

Board preps for Kuzon's claim

Kingsley questions contractual agreement

The Williamsville Village Board has called upon its lawyers and have refused to comment regarding Village Administrator Sally Kuzon's claim, which was filed against the village last week. More...

Census of dogs in town being conducted

The Town of Amherst is conducting a dog enumeration. A door-to-door count will be conducted. Under state law, it is mandatory that all dogs 4 months and older be licensed. More...

Mother, daughter plan comedy night to benefit Roswell's Team Cure

For Karen Perna, the keyword in Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Team Cure Challenge is just that: challenge. Over the past several months, Perna and her 17-year-old daughter, Julie, have been training for the Aug. More...

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