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May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Sweet Home student gains School Board seat

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Mackenzie Bluman, a senior at Sweet Home High School, was named the ex officio member of the Sweet Home School Board after being elected president of the All-Class Leadership Council last year.  “My role on the board is essentially to brin More...

New York Times editor to serve as speaker

Calvary Episcopal Church is hosting the third installment in its “Common Ground” series of community forums at 12:30 p.m. More...

Police investigating traffic-related deaths

The Amherst Police Accident Investigation Unit is seeking the community’s assistance in providing information on two traffic-related deaths that occurred the evening of May 10 and the early morning of May 11.  More...

Lane closures planned on Interstate 290

Work is continuing on the project to rehabilitate the Interstate 290 bridges over Parker Boulevard in the Town of Tonawanda, according to the state Department of Transportation.  The next phase of the project will consist of lane closures on I-2 More...

FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR

— Capt. Christina Haffa recently received the Williamsville Fire Department’s annual Chief’s Award as Firefighter of the Year. More...

News Briefs

Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville, will hold its next Good Grief meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20. More...

Schools to hold combined reunion events in July

The Williamsville East and North high school classes of 1977 are holding a combined 40-year reunion on Friday, July 14, and Saturday, July 15. The following events have been slated by the class committees. More...

Town, county committees issue candidate endorsements

The Amherst Conservative Committee on May 10, following a secret ballot, issued its endorsements in the town’s fall elections.  The party endorsed Marjory Jaeger for town supervisor in addition to Erin Baker Langworthy and Bill Kindel in t More...

HOT CAKES

— Rita Arnold, left, and her son-in-law, Tim Fink, are served by Kathy Weaver, a team member of the Uganda Missions, during a pancake breakfast held Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church. More...

Area Rotary club to host German-themed fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Amherst is holding its annual SproktoberFest fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at Park Country Club, 4949 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.  Music will be performed by the Auslanders German Band. More...

United Way chapter raises $14.5M

Officials at the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County announced that they have raised more than $14.5 million, which represents an increase in giving for the seventh straight year in a row for the non-profit organization.  More...

ON STAGE

— Aidan Losito, center, will play “Joseph,” as the role of narrator is shared by Natalie Pellicano, left, Elisa Hoffman, Allison Zelazo and Adam Stafford in St. More...