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March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

'Shrek The Musical'

Sweet Home students to perform musical comedy

Sweet Home High School will bring everyone’s favorite ogre to life with its production of “Shrek the Musical” on Friday, March 16; Saturday, March 17; and Sunday, March 18. More...

SPECIAL SALE

— Caroline Smith, left, Maya Cottone, Kate Staff and Bridget Lenahan, members of Amherst Central High School girls lacrosse team, dance while wearing mattress covers to attract the attention of More...

Ranzenhofer introduces bill to reduce inflated severance packages

State Sen. Michael H. Ranzenhofer on Monday introduced legislation in the state Senate that significantly reduces the size of potential severance packages and imposes a new limit of 10 weeks of an employee’s salary at public authorities.  More...

County to offer outreach for disabled

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will be holding a Disability Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. More...

RECOGNITION

— Supervisor Brian Kulpa, left, presents Joe Frese, an Amherst code enforcement officer, with a proclamation during the Town Board’s March 5 meeting. More...

Poloncarz touts Erie as leader during State of County

County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s hour-long State of the County address last week was wide ranging, but the overarching message was direct: Erie County will lead. More...

Amherst Central Schools’ budget gap decreases

The Amherst Central schools are looking at a $1 million budget gap for the 2018-19 school year.  The gap was $2.1 million at the Dec. 19 Board of Education meeting and lowered to $1.6 million at the Feb. 13 meeting. More...

Uniland hotel project set for review

Planning Board

The town Planning Board on Thursday is expected to review a proposal to build a four-story Hampton Inn hotel on the property of the Northtown Center at Amherst.  The project, proposed by Uniland Development Company, calls for the 105-unit hotel More...

HISTORY UP FOR AUCTION

— Retired Movietone filmmaker Izzy Bleckman takes a last look at his 16-mm Bolex movie camera that he used to capture the only film of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald on Nov. 25, 1963. More...

Organizations honor scholarship recipient

Harue Suzuki earlier this month was named the 2018 Music Scholarship winner at the Friends of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra and Williamsville Rotary auditions.  Suzuki, a senior at Williamsville East High School, plans to major in music educat More...

Town provides hotline to report potholes

Residents can call the Amherst Highway Department at 631-7117 or email hdispatch@amherst.ny.us to report a pothole in need of repair on a Town of Amherst roadway. More...