Weekly Feature



December 5, 2012 RSS feed / Lifestyles

The festival of lights

For some, Hanukkah is a major holiday, brimming with historical and spiritual significance. For others, the emphasis lies in the gathering of friends and family and enjoying good company and traditions.  More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register.  More...

Youth News

Johanna Fritzinger, a student of Williamsville South High School, won the Open Level Mozart Sonata Class and placed second in the Canadian Composers Open Class and the Open Romantic Period Class at the Burlington Rotary Music Festival. More...

St. Joseph to expand FLIGHT program

St. Joseph University School, at 3275 Main St., will expand its Gifted and Talented Program called FLIGHT.  FLIGHT focuses on the talents, abilities, interests and needs of students. More...

Diamond Alpacas offers sweaters, scarves, gloves

Alpaca fiber is one of the rarest natural fibers in the world.  It is used in luxurious clothing designed by some of the most elite fashion houses in the United States, Europe and Asia. More...

Jurek Post plans pancake breakfast

A.J. Jurek American Legion Post will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the post, located on New Road between Smith Road and Millersport Highway, East Amherst. More...

Club’s annual holiday event to showcase skaters’ abilities

Seasonal music, ice and talent will come together at the Amherst Skating Club’s annual show, “Holidays On Ice.”  About 60 skaters will lace up their skates and take to the ice at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Youth & Recreation News

Registration for president’s week, mid-winter recess and spring recess camps will be available until Friday, Dec. 7, at the Youth and Recreation Program’s office. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  Holiday magic with Mr. J will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.  The Audubon Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.  More...

On the campus

A.J. Schueckler of Williamsville has been named to the first-trimester dean’s list at Johnson Wells University in North Carolina.   More...