Weekly Feature



November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

North grad finds 'dream job' close to home

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

After earning her master's degree in school psychology from the University at Buffalo, Jill Ginsburg had no clear idea of what she wanted to do for a living or, for that matter, if she was interested in relocating. More...

Cathie Rice Scott Waiting Room dedicated at hospital

Family and friends of the late Cathie Rice Scott gathered on the fourth floor of Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital to dedicate a waiting room in her honor on Nov. 5. Scott passed away on Oct. More...

East Hill Foundation funds outdoor amphitheater at Summit Academy

Construction of a new amphitheater was recently completed at Summit Academy, a school for children with special needs, with a grant of $18,000 from the East Hill Foundation. More...

Mitten Tree returns to Amherst Museum

It is the time of year to bring new hats, gloves, scarves and mittens to the Amherst Museum to decorate the mitten tree. Donors will receive a complimentary admission to the museum. More...

People in the News

Christopher J. Jerzewski of Amherst was named director of development for McGuire Development Company, a development and brokerage firm. More...

Community News

Canisius High School inducted four members into its Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame: Norman Benz '43 for his service to God and the Catholic Church, the late Paul Koessler '55 for his civic, charitable, and community leadership, and Robert Rege More...

Driving tips for wintry road conditions offered

Western New York is known for its winters, but residents are the ones who have to deal with the dangers that come with heavy snowfalls and ice. More...

Veterans speak at Amherst Middle through History Channel program

History was brought to life for students at Amherst Middle School on Thursday. Time Warner Cable, with the History Channel, presented "Take A Veteran to School Day," where Chris Kreiger, Stephanie Thurston, Jack Michel, Jay G. More...

IN RECOGNITION

IN RECOGNITION — At a recent Erie 1 BOCES Board of Education meeting, Judith Katz of Williamsville was presented with a painting in recognition of her many years of service as the Erie 1 BOCES Board of Education President. More...

Police Foundation holds awards ceremony

The Amherst Police Foundation held its annual Service Awards and Scholarships Program at the Country Club of Buffalo on Nov. 12. The program was led by Chief John C. Askey and foundation President Trent Voelkl. More...

HONORED

HONORED — Amherst Lions Club member Ruth Munson received the Melvin Jones Award, the Lions highest honor, on Nov. 10 at Sonoma Grille. She received the award from Lions District Gov. James Muscoreil. More...

Amherst insurance agent appears on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

Brian Haseltine of Clarence won $16,000 on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" episodes aired on Thursday and Friday. Haseltine said he didn't expect to get on the show when he went to watch a taping with a friend. More...

Got Candy? program sends 800 pounds of sweets to troops overseas

Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry's third annual Got Candy? program collected 818 pounds of Halloween candy, which is being sent to troops in Iraq. More...

Eastern Hills Mall to hold Santa Arrival Parade

Eastern Hills Mall will be celebrating the annual arrival of Santa by hosting a Santa Arrival Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the mall parking lot. More...

CRASH AND BURN

CRASH AND BURN — Firefighters from surroundings fire companies participated in the Crash and Burn Weekend hosted by the Sheridan Park Fire Department. More...

RECORD BREAKING

RECORD BREAKING — Joseph McEachon of East Amherst, a student at St. Gregory the Great School, participated in an International Guinness World Record event on Nov. More...