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April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

103-year-old woman receives proclamation

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Lorraine Geyer celebrated her 103rd birthday at Elderwood at Amherst on Friday and received a proclamation from Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz in honor of her longevity. More...

Apartment resident dies in two-alarm fire

A 46-year-old man died April 10 as a result of a fire in his two-story apartment building despite efforts by firefighters and police officers to rescue him.  Mahfoz M. More...

Town issues yard waste, pothole reminders

The town’s Highway and Refuse Department is reminding residents that yard waste is collected separately on designated collection days.  All yard waste must be placed within 5 feet of the curb, but not in the street. More...

Neighborhood forums to begin April 23

To help the town identify important issues and opportunities in the neighborhoods, a series of 10 neighborhood forums have been scheduled.  The forums provide a chance for town representatives to meet with residents and property owners to discus More...

Bee News reporter named Rookie of Year by NY Press

Bee Group Newspapers received three awards last weekend at the New York Press Association’s annual convention.  Reporter Holly Lipka won Rookie of the Year honors for her submission of five articles, including two that appeared in all nine More...

Sweet Home officials to visit district’s neighborhoods

The Sweet Home Central School District will be working toward its mission statement of “one community” during this spring season by holding its third round of community visits next week. More...

Amherst School Board proposes $58.5M 2018-19 budget

The Amherst Central School Board agreed to a proposed $58.5 million spending plan at the April 10 meeting. More...

Awards event set for May 18

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Small Business Awards Luncheon and Showcase from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Future Curators exhibition opens at Albright-Knox, BCAT

Gathering in the auditorium of Buffalo’s Albright Knox Art Gallery last week, 16 student curators from high schools around the region celebrated the opening of their very own exhibition, the culmination of four months of work that they said has More...

Board adopts $190.81M budget

Williamsville schools

Voters in the Williamsville Central School District next month will decide on a 2018-19 budget proposal of about $190.81 million, which is an estimated increase of about 2.51 percent from the current year’s spending plan.  The Williamsvill More...