Weekly Feature



March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Amherst Bicentennial Events

The following is a listing of bicentennial-themed events, some of which will be held at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst: • Now through Saturday, March 10: Williamsville School District art show at BNHV • More...

Daemen establishes competitive gaming team

It’s the fastest growing sport you’ve never heard of. More...

News Brief

Matthew Willet, an Amherst Middle School eighth-grade student, was awarded first place in the middle school division of the 2018 Buffalo Auto Show poster contest sponsored by the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association. More...

Diocese of Buffalo creates compensation program for victims of clergy’s abuse

Bishop Richard Malone has recently announced the establishment of a voluntary Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program for those who have made claims that they were sexually abused as a child by a member of the clergy in the Diocese of Buf More...

Town sets fair housing training session for March 8

Town officials this week will be offering a training session regarding fair housing regulations.  According to the Planning Department, the federal fair housing law training will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Amherst Middle to show ‘Screenagers’ documentary

The Amherst Central will air “Screenagers,” an award-winning documentary, at 7 p.m. More...

Town initiates lawsuit against opiate manufacturers

The Town Attorney’s Office on Tuesday initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid pain medication and leaders hired by those manufacturers and distributors to allegedly mislead the public.  More...

FOOD FOR FUNDRAISING

— Jackie Engel, left, and her son, JD, are served by Boy Scouts James Coon and Owen Kachelmeyer during Troop 457’s pancake breakfast fundraiser held Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church. More...

Workgroup posts town history, bicentennial information to website

Council Member Deborah Bruch Bucki during Monday’s Town Board work session provided an update on the progress of the town’s Bicentennial Workgroup.  The group was formed last year to assemble information relating to the town’s More...

Board candidate packets now available

Candidate packets are available for anyone interested in running for the Williamsville Board of Education.  Qualified candidates must be able to read and write; be a citizen of the United States; be 18 years of age; and be a resident of the sch More...

Shrine Circus set for visit from March 15-18

The Shrine Circus is coming to the Event Center on the Hamburg Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, on Thursday, March 15, through Sunday, March 18.  There will be 10 shows during the four days: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. More...