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August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

B-17 ‘Flying Fortress’ to take flight over Buffalo

The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans tour will visit Buffalo with the World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Madras Maiden” on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. More...

Chamber’s ‘Lunch and Learn’ program set for Aug. 15

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Committee seeks parade participants

Amherst bicentennial

A subcommittee of the Amherst 2018 Bicentennial Committee is seeking to make next year’s Old Home Days parade larger than in recent years, coinciding with the town’s 200th anniversary.  “We want to make it an exciting parade an More...

Annual Moonlight Run to be held Aug. 16

The 31st annual Moonlight Run and Wellness Walk will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

Golf tournament continues to honor young man’s life

Ninette Dusenberry of Amherst lost her oldest son, 24-year-old Nicholas, to melanoma in December 2004.  “We didn’t understand skin cancer, and Nick really didn’t think he was going to die from it,” said Dusenberry. More...

On the Campus

Kaitlyn Khayat of Williamsville has been named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at The College of Wooster.  More...

Annual village block party set for Saturday

The Main Street Block Party in the Village of Williamsville will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12.  Main Street will be closed to traffic from Cayuga Road to Mill Street from 4 to 8 p.m. More...

Fundraiser to benefit Sisters of St. Francis

The Sisters of St. More...

BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER

— Harrison Latona and Renaldo Hanna have their arms inspected by First Sgt. More...

Williamsville Fire Department deploys use of ballistic vests at emergencies

The Williamsville Fire Department recently purchased eight ballistic vests to protect its volunteer personnel against any threats that could possibly occur at emergency scenes.  According to Williamsville Fire Chief Michael Measer, the vests wil More...

County to sponsor caregiver classes

Erie County officials are sponsoring “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” an educational series designed to provide people with the tools needed in caregiving, beginning later this month.  Classes consist of six sessions held once per we More...

NFTA veteran bomb dog a repeat pick for high-profile security details

I n his short but illustrious working life, King, one of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s top explosives detection dogs, has seen a lot.  More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  Coloring Club for adults will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 12. Coloring sheets and supplies are provided. More...

Whole Foods to open Sept. 15 in Northtown Plaza, features restaurant

Whole Foods Market Buffalo’s first Western New York location is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15.  The 50,000-square-foot natural and organic supermarket will be located in the Northtown Plaza at 3097 Sheridan Drive.  More...