Weekly Feature



February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

St. Greg's deacon serves community

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Deacon Peter Donnelly of St. Gregory the Great Parish believes becoming a deacon “isn’t something that you do, it’s something that you are.”  In 2015, Donnelly was ordained a deacon by Bishop Richard Malone at St. More...

Prekindergarten program registration available

Children who will be 4 years old by Dec. More...

Village creates committee to revise sign code

The Village Board has created a Sign Code Committee to oversee a project that will review and modify the village’s sign code.  The committee was approved by the board at a special meeting on Friday.  The project is expected to run un More...

News Brief

Families of FANA, a local support network of more than 400 families who have completed or are in the process of completing an adoption through FANA, recently donated $1,000 to North Presbyterian Church’s Dress A Girl group. More...

Councilmember’s ‘listening tour’ to begin Feb. 7

As a way to engage the public and encourage dialogue with residents, Council Member Shawn Lavin, who is in his first month as a member of the Town Board, is initiating a “Listening Tour” at the Audubon Library.  The tour will be held More...

Grace Guest House serves families of patients

The Grace Guest House, located in the former St. John the Evangelist Rectory at Cazenovia Park, recently became the first nonprofit guest house in South Buffalo to serve families with a loved one being cared for at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.  More...

What's Going On

Faith UCC to host free lunch program Faith United Church of Christ will host its free lunch program from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays through March 23, at the church, 1300 Maple Road. More...

Amherst Presbyterian to host craft sale

Amherst Presbyterian Church will host a craft and vendor show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the church, 151 S. Youngs Road, Williamsville. There will also be a basket raffle, bake sale and a 50/50 raffle. More...

Williamsville’s ‘Winterfest’ set for Saturday

The Village Youth and Recreation Committee will host a variety of winter activities in Glen Park this weekend during Williamsville’s annual “Winterfest.”  The event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

On the Campus

Ryan Konotopskyj of East Amherst has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Cortland State College. Konotopskyj majors in sport management.  More...

Amherst youth create strategies to find true news

Recently, 30 members of the Amherst Youth Consortium were asked by the adults of the Amherst Task Force for Healthy Community Healthy Youth, “How do you know what is fake news and what is true news?” The youth, ages 13 to 18 from Sweet Ho More...

Tax payments due Feb. 15

Town Clerk Marjory Jaeger is reminding Amherst residents that town and county taxes are due on or before Thursday, Feb. More...

Shrove Tuesday event set for Feb. 13

Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville, will host its 12th annual Shrove Tuesday jambalaya dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...

FIFTY YEARS

— Timothy White is presented a framed resolution by Assemblyman Ray Walter in recognition of his 50 years of active service with the North Bailey Fire Co. More...

County to offer blood pressure screenings at auto bureau

As part of American Heart Month in February, the Erie County Clerk’s Office and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo have joined to offer free blood pressure screenings at auto bureaus in the county.  More...

Museum to host workshop on Feb. 17

The Museum of disABILITY History will hold a workshop session on Tourette syndrome and associated disorders from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

State officials seek to accelerate green technologies

Gov. Andrew M. More...

Buffalo Transportation Piere-Arrow Museum Recently Featured in 'American Pickers'

Jim Sandoro and his wife, Mary Ann, have spent more than 45 years collecting memorabilia, antique vehicles and historic artifacts to visually display the rich transportation history of Western New York, according to a statement on their website. More...

Sister violinists to perform with Amherst Symphony Orchestra

The Amherst Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert, titled “Reeling in the Fishers,” will feature sister violinists Gretchen, Kiersten and Claire Fisher. Under the direction of Bryan Eckenrode, the concert will take place at 3 p.m. More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3055, ext. 3108 to register.  A hot dog sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8. More...

Amherst Youth and Recreation plans winter programs

Amherst Youth and Recreation has announced some of its winter programs and open registrations. For more information or to register for a program, visit www.amherst youthandrec.org or call 631-7132. More...