Weekly Feature



March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

‘Conservationist of year’ honor bestowed

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Cheektowaga native Chuck Godfrey has loved fishing since before he knew how to say the word and before he knew what the pastime was.  Now 69, he’s been angling since the age of 2, starting with an outing to the Niagara River and later wadi More...

A NEW RIDE

— Angel Cruz, left, on Thursday stands in front of his donated vehicle with his wife, Jennifer; son, Javier; daughter, Gianna; Barry Weinstein, town supervisor; Keshia Warren, an Allstate repre More...

Williamsville Central details $186.1M preliminary budget for 2017-18

Superintendent Scott Martzloff on March 7 detailed Williamsville Central’s $186.1 million 2017-18 preliminary budget, which he said maintains the current level of academic and extracurricular programming.  More...

On the Campus

Anthony Rinaldo of Getzville was named a presidential scholar for the fall 2016 semester at Clarkson University. Rinaldo is a junior majoring in software engineering. More...

Wall of Fame seeks nominations

Nominations are being sought for the 2017 Williamsville Wall of Fame honoring distinguished graduates from the district’s three high schools.  More...

2017 Catholic Charities appeal seeks $11 million

For the 93rd year of its appeal fundraising drive, Catholic Charities of Buffalo hopes to raise $11 million for its services, which provide comprehensive support for 152,000 of the poorest and most vulnerable citizens in Western New York’s eigh More...

Amherst schools’ 2017-18 budget gap decreases

The Amherst Central School District’s budget gap for the 2017-18 school year has decreased without any personnel losing their jobs.  At the March 7 School Board meeting, Mark Whyle, interim business administrator, said the total budget gap More...

In the Military

Marine Corps Pfc. Bryan Smith, a 2014 graduate of Amherst High School, has completed his 14-week basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina. More...