May 6, 2009 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Couple to celebrate 60 years with trip to New England

Jean and Charles Kellner of Amherst celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family and will take a trip to New England in the summer. Charles Kellner married the former Jean Hollfelder on April 30, 1949, in Buffalo. More...

Cookbook sale proceeds to benefit Senior Center

A cookbook featuring the favorite recipes of Amherst Senior Center members, volunteers, staff and local elected officials is available for $10 to benefit the center. More...

On the Campus

Barbara Irwin, chair and professor of communication studies, will be presented with the Canisius College Alumni Association's 2008 Kenneth L. Koessler Distinguished Faculty Award. Irwin specializes in the areas of broadcasting and media studies. More...

Free Community Health Fair slated

Community members are invited to attend a free Health Fair event from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the Amherst Main Library at Audubon. More...

Senior center volunteers recognized

More than 1,500 senior citizen volunteers will be honored May 7, as the Amherst Center for Senior Services holds its 26th annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at Samuel's Grande Manor. More...

24th annual Jewish Film Festival features award-winning films

The 24th annual International Jewish Film Festival is set for the week of Saturday, May 16, through Thursday, May 21. More...

In the Military

Jeffrey Haywood of Amherst has been promoted to the rank of private in Troop C 2 of the Army National Guard's 101st Cavalry Squadron. More...

Amherst Arts Festival seeking artists

The sixth annual Amherst Celebrates the Arts Festival, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 30, is seeking artists, performers, musicians and craftspeople to participate. More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Registration is required for all programs. Call 689-4922. Intermediate Excel computer course at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 6. More...

Senior News

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Wii Wellness Seminars 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 6. League Bowling at 1 p.m. Thursdays, at the Tonawanda Lanes. More...

Lunch Menu

The cost of lunch is $2.50 for Erie County residents age 60 and older. Reservations are necessary 24 hours in advance. Call 636-3059. More...

BEST OF SHOW

BEST OF SHOW — Edward Kennedy of Williamsville was awarded Best of Show for his pastel painting "Tillman Wetlands" at the opening reception of the Williamsville Art Society Spring Show of Art. More...

Amherst Central seniors direct student performances

Four seniors in Amherst Central High School's drama club have been chosen to direct six, one-act plays for performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9. More...

An emerging threat: teen prescription-drug abuse

Years of hard work on the national and community level has resulted in an overall reduction of teen drug use. However, one category is actually on the rise. More teens now abuse prescription drugs than any illicit drug except marijuana. More...

Bel Canto choirs to present annual Mother's Day concert

Students in the Presto, Vivace and Bravo choirs of Bel Canto will perform their annual Mother's Day concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 10, at Randall Baptist Church, 6301 Main St., near Youngs Road, Amherst. More...

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