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August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Monument at area park dedicated to Battle of the Bulge

A monument that depicts a German tank and soldiers coming through a house, along with a 1948 Jeep, will serve as a World War II memorial at Russell Salvatore’s Patriots and Heroes Park in Lancaster.  More...

Walks, Talks program continues

The Amherst Conservation Advisory Council will host its next event in the “Sunday Walks and Talks” series at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24. More...

Amherst grad selected for Sports Hall of Fame

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

One of the all-time great distance runners in Western New York will soon earn her place in a prestigious hall of fame.  More...

NEW RANKS

— Patrick Crowley, left, and Joshua Taubman recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Both Scouts are members of Troop 457. More...

Small plane crashes in airport parking lot

A small plane crash-landed at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport shortly after takeoff on Aug. More...

POWER OUTAGE

— A portion of Maple Road was closed Tuesday afternoon in the vicinity of Maple West Elementary School after a dump truck struck electrical power lines. More...

Family Branch YMCA provides diabetes prevention program beginning in fall

Though the numbers are staggering, Kelly Standage and Mary Ann Drake are determined to fight the country’s diabetes epidemic head-on.  (See editorial on page four)  Employees of the Southtowns Family YMCA in West Seneca, the women wer More...

Main Street traffic restricted due to Verizon utility work

Traffic will be restricted this week on Main Street near Mill Street in the Village of Williamsville to allow Verizon workers to complete a utility project that was initiated last year.  More...

Planning Board expected to review proposal

Mixed use development

The Town Planning Board, during its meeting on Thursday, is expected to review a proposal to construct a three-story, mixed-use building at 5949 to 5951 Main St. between Hirschfield Drive and Richfield Road.  More...