Weekly Feature



November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Sweet Home Road construction project updated to include new aesthetics

Town’s requests lead to additions

The state Department of Transportation will be funding additional elements of its upcoming highway project on Sweet Home Road, including the incorporation of a larger sidewalk, new lighting and a two-way center turn lane.  More...

EAGLE SCOUTS

— Caleb Beatty, seated, David Mernitz, left, and Blake Boreanz, officially earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Oct. 25 during a ceremony held at St. John Lutheran Church. More...

News Briefs

The Rotary Club of Williamsville on Nov. 9 will be donating $3,000 to the Williamsville Library. Accepting the donation on behalf of the library is Roseanne Butler-Smith, director of the Amherst Public Libraries. More...

News Brief

The YMCA Buffalo Niagara is currently seeking individuals to fill a variety of volunteer roles associated with the 120th annual YMCA Turkey Trot. This year’s race takes place Thursday, Nov. 26. More...

SPECIAL VISIT

— The Buffalo FBI SWAT team agents Mark Schirching, sitting left, Tom Palmer, standing left, and Jason Gallo, provided a tour of their armored truck and discussed their duties and responsibilit More...

Ten Thousand Villages event to benefit Zonta Club

Ten Thousand Villages, 5596 Main St., Williamsville, is hosting a shopping event to benefit Zonta Club of Amherst from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Daemen, UB collaborate on pharmacy program

Daemen College and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have formed a new collaborative agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in a shorter amount of time.  More...

Author, anthropologist to debut book

Area author and anthropologist Rosanne Higgins will debut her latest work of historical fiction, “The Seer and the Scholar,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main St., Amherst.  More...

Buildings must comply with detector code by June 2016

Owners of commercial buildings and businesses in the Town of Amherst have until June 2016 to comply with a new carbon monoxide detector code that has been authorized by New York State.  More...

Veterans Day events set for next week in town, village

Events will be held next week in the Town of Amherst and Village of Williamsville to commemorate Veterans Day, which is on Wednesday, Nov. 11.  A Veterans Day tribute and lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Loving husband, father made ultimate sacrifice during World War II

It was a clear, cold night on Dec. 24, 1944. More...

‘Walks and Talks’ series continues on Nov. 8

For people interested in learning about nature and ecology, the Amherst Conservation Council is offering its next session in its “Walks and Talks” series, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at Walton Woods.  More...

Sweet Home Distinguished Alumni WALL of Fame

Scott D. DeMeesterClass of 1998 While at Sweet Home, Scott D. DeMeester was a leader in and outside the classroom. More...