Weekly Feature



July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Aiken named new principal at St. Mary’s of Swormville

St. Mary’s of Swormville has named East Amherst resident Mary Jo Aiken as the new principal of St. Mary School. More...

Credit recovery program gives students a second chance

Amherst schools

Amherst High School Assistant Principal Rich Crozier believes in giving people second chances. More...

Concert series continues at Garrison Park

Williamsville’s “Seven Tuesdays in the Parks” series continues from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Garrison Park, featuring Guitars in Garrison Park. More...

Golf tournament reaches 10th anniversary

Nicholas Dusenberry lost his battle to melanoma a decade ago, but his mother, Ninnette, has continued fighting to find a cure.  The annual Nicholas Dusenberry Memorial Golf Tournament celebrates the life of the 24-year-old Amherst High School gr More...

Concert marks bicentennial of hospital

One of the final milestones in Williamsville’s connection to the War of 1812 will be commemorated on Friday evening. The Buffalo Niagara Concert Band will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Zoning code could be amended to ban fracking

The Town of Amherst is examining the possibility of amending its zoning code to prohibit fracking and its byproducts in the community.  According to Supervisor Barry Weinstein, a recent state court ruling decided that municipalities have the rig More...

Police Department honors officers with merit awards

The following Amherst police officers were recently honored with merit awards by the Police Department:  Officer Trey Johnson   More...

Village Board discusses community plan, holds public hearings

During a Village Board meeting on Monday, trustees held two public hearings to hear feedback on the proposed zoning modifications for South Long Street and South Union Road.  More...

Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions set for Aug. 3

The top seven drum corps in the world will be in Buffalo on Sunday for the annual “Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions” at 7 p.m. in Robert E. Rich, Sr. All-High Stadium, located at 2885 Main St. More...