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July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Old Home Days continues through July 14

The Old Home Days celebration will continue through Friday, July 14, at Island Park, behind the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Concert to benefit fire company

The Newstead Volunteer Fire Company will host country pop stars Love And Theft at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 29. Food truck rodeo will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Concert doors open at 5 p.m.  More...

Tuesday concert series begins next week

The Village Arts and Culture Committee will present its fourth annual Tuesday Concerts in Island Park starting next week with a performance by the Williamsville Community Band at 7 p.m. July 18.  More...

Funding to assist heating equipment preparations

Representatives of the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance said Monday that $2 million is available to help homeowners have their heating equipment cleaned and inspected before colder temperatures arrive in the fall. More...

Life was a family affair growing up on the Hardy farm

(Editor’s note: the following family history was compiled by the Hardy sisters: Elma (Metzloff), Phyllis (Wesolek) and Judy (Winston.) We were the second generation of Hardys on our farm, located at 2949 N. More...

Bicentennial Committee prepares for historic year

A committee charged with creating community events and historical documents to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Town of Amherst is moving ahead in its planning for the celebrations in 2018. More...

Getzville firefighters define ‘community’ after 100 years of service

When attempting to re-create the beginnings of Getzville Fire Company, no written records can be found of the inception of the organization. More...

Glen Park Art Festival set for July 29-30

The eighth annual Glen Park Art Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Athletic field names discarded

Williamsville schools

In a rare move that was questioned by the superintendent and immediate past board president, the Williamsville School Board on Wednesday rescinded its June vote regarding the naming of district athletic field facilities to honor two former administra More...

News Brief

The seventh annual “Man Up” Car & Bike Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the East Amherst Fire Department, 9100 Transit Road. More...

VILLAGE CROSSROADS

  — This undated postcard shows the southeast corner of Main Street and Cayuga Road in Williamsville. The building on the left is now the Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home. More...

Michael Hardy - 1866-1915

Michael was the youngest male in a family of 11 children, two having died as infants. He was a gentle man who supported his family through farming. More...

Jolly Boys celebrate 40th Old Home Days

Ride specials on Tuesday

This July, members of the Jolly Boys celebrate their 40th year running Old Home Days. Festival-goers can find the men under the beer tent on Island Park serving Labatt Blue, and they can expect a few changes this year. More...