Weekly Feature



April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Amherst Central educator to receive music award

Justin Pomietlarz, the director of choral activities and the operetta producer/vocal music director at Amherst Central High School, has been recognized with the Award for Excellence in Music Education.  More...

YOUR HOSTS

— Volunteers Christine Van Patten, left, and her daughters, Elizabeth, and Samantha, serve dinners during a Krolick’s chicken barbecue event hosted Sunday by Ladies Auxiliary of Swormsvil More...

Bicentennial Reception

Town of Amherst Thursday, April 4 at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village hosted a reception Thursday evening to mark the state’s adoption of a resolution creating the Town of Amherst on April 4, 1818. More...

Events to benefit dog rescue

Two fundraisers will be held this month to benefit Amherst-based Buffalo Pug and Small Breed Rescue, an organization that helps place dogs with new owners.  From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Driver sentenced for high-speed crash

Elijah Turley, 23, of Buffalo, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to an indeterminate sentence of two to four years following a Kenmore Avenue car crash, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. More...

No Republican takers for student-led ‘Town Hall for Our Lives’

Democrats dominate discussion on gun violence

In an effort to continue the conversation on gun control and gun violence in schools following the Parkland, Florida, massacre, high school student activists from across Western New York held a “Town Hall for Our Lives” meeting on Saturda More...

News Brief

The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County recently initiated the ninth annual Community Baby Shower to support new mothers and their babies. The event, sponsored by John R. More...

Next phase of proposal set for Planning Board review

Northtown Plaza

WS Development, owners of the Northtown Plaza on Sheridan Drive, will present the second phase of its proposed redevelopment of the site during a public hearing before the Planning Board on Thursday, April 19.  More...

Business Brief

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host its next Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Woodhouse Day Spa, 5933 Main St., Williamsville. More...