Weekly Feature



July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Lifestyles

River tour shows off Buffalo’s historic side

Across from the popular Canalside venue in downtown Buffalo stands a gold mine of local history. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  A jewelry workshop, which focuses on the kumihimo braiding technique, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7. More...

Recent West Point graduates united at Tuscarora Inn

Kelly Rain McNamara married Spence Currie Morton on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Tuscarora Inn in Lockport. Judge Geoffrey Klein officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Sherry and Jim McNamara of Williamsville. More...

Amherst musician attends Interlochen Arts Camp

Sofia Carbonara, a rising junior at Amherst High School and percussionist, was named a Fennell Scholar and received full tuition to attend Interlochen Arts Camp, located in Michigan.  According to Carbonara, her goals include increasing her skil More...

Youth, Recreation slates Summer Blast

The Amherst Youth and Recreation Department will host a Summer Blast event from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

NEW OFFICERS

— The 2014-15 officers of the Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation are shown from left: Randall Spivack, treasurer; Charles “Bud” Kopp, chairman; Ruth Ann Barone, secretary; and D. More...

On the Campus

Miami University has named the following students to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester: Timothy Myers and Stephen Gioia, both of Williamsville, and Christian Curatolo of Amherst.  More...

Summer concert series scheduled at park

A concert featuring a performance by Friends of Harmony will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Bassett Park, 359 Klein Road, Amherst. Also, Doug Yeomans will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7.   More...

Seven-week nature series offers outdoor experience, discovery

A scenic walk through the woods. Animal tracks. Swaying trees. Naturalist Mary Hughes believes nature encourages a path of reflection.  More...

News Brief

Jeff Robbins, an Amherst resident, has been appointed the new aquatics director at the Independent Health Family Branch YMCA. Since 2013, Robbins has been the head lifeguard at the Eastside Family YMCA, located in Rochester. More...

Jazz concert set at Meeting House

The Two Sisters Foundation of Williamsville United Methodist Church will host an evening of jazz standards, performed by the Cameron Kayne Quartet, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register.  More...

Beer and Bacon Festival slated at Island Park

Engineered Events LLC will present its third annual Beer and Bacon Festival on Saturday, Aug. 2, to support Traci’s Hope and Team RWB. The event will be held from noon to 10 p.m. at Island Park, 5565 Main St., Williamsville.  More...

Williamsville East student appears in ‘Jeopardy! Teen Tournament’

Standing behind podiums, contestants eagerly grasp their buzzers as television host Alex Trebek reads the next clue.  Sixteen-year-old Ananya Nrusimha was one of these contestants when the “Jeopardy! More...

Erie County Fair seeks nominations for fairgoer

Since 2005, the Erie County Fair has annually searched for an individual who personifies the Erie County Fair. More...