Weekly Feature



August 6, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Getzville native defends base during recent insurgent attack

A U.S. Air Force airman and Getzville native successfully defended his forward operating base in Afghanistan during a more than four-hour insurgent attack on July 17.  More...

Taste of Williamsville concludes with pie, food contest winners

The Taste of Williamsville, which was held Sunday at Island Park, featured an assortment of dishes from area restaurants in addition to food judging and a pie-baking contest.  The event’s chairman, Village Trustee Al Yates said despite rai More...

Business Brief

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Pro-Net Professional Networking Group meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at its office, 400 Essjay Road, Suite, 150 Amherst. The meeting is free to Chamber members and prospective members. More...

COMMENCEMENT

— The Amherst Police Department held a graduation ceremony on July 21 to honor the 2014 graduates of the Youth Police Academy. More...

Open microphone competition set for Music on Main

This week’s installment of the Music on Main series, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Arts, Culture board offers funding

The Town of Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places Board now has applications available for the possibility of receiving funding in 2015.  Eligible to apply are nonprofit organizations — based mainly in the Town of Amherst — that More...

Heritage Discovery Center provides links to Western New York’s past

At 100 Lee St. More...

Ownership situation for Bills takes next step

With the Buffalo Bills being prepared for sale to a new owner, bids to acquire the franchise have been made public.  Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, businessman Donald Trump and musician Jon Bon Jovi, with support from two Toronto-based backe More...

East’s FBLA members place high at competition

Members of Williamsville East High School’s Future Business Leaders of America won seven awards from a recent national competition.  The following students were not only recognized in the top 10 nationally:  More...