Weekly Feature



November 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: • Dec. More...

Man arrested for bank robbery in Amherst

Nicholas A. Piraino, 25, of North Tonawanda, has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery that occurred in Amherst last week.  The robbery took place around 3 p.m. Thursday at Citizens Bank, 3180 Sheridan Drive.  More...

Lawmakers urge DOT to make Niagara Falls Boulevard safer

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger initiated a joint letter last month with other state legislators representing the towns of Tonawanda and Amherst, seeking action on a Niagara Falls Boulevard Pedestrian Safety Audit.  More...

Maple Road projects to finish up

There are two projects that have been in the works on Maple Road: a waterline project and sanitary sewer project.  In regard to the waterline project, which goes from Hopkins Road to Youngs Road, connections are currently being completed.  More...

UB police investigating hit-and-run accident

University at Buffalo police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred just before 10 p.m. Thursday on Hadley Road, in front of the Hadley Village Apartments on UB’s North Campus.  More...

Developer to pay more than $104,000 to condo association to replace pipes

State Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood recently announced a settlement with Fisher Homes, LLC and its principal, Peter F. More...

Williamsville Schools seek nominations to Wall of Fame

The Williamsville Central School District is seeking nominations for its Wall of Fame honoring graduates for extraordinary achievements in career and public service. The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2019.  More...

MEETING OF THE MINDS

— Amherst Town Council Member Shawn Lavin speaks with Professor Alan Hunt’s students from the University at Buffalo about INvenst, an organization that holds workshops on innovation that tackle real-world challenges. More...

‘Main Event’ celebrated end of construction

Residents came out on Saturday to “The Main Event” to celebrate the new Main Street and visit local businesses and restaurants.  The event, presented by the Williamsville Business Association, featured a Wing Walk, food trucks, live More...

ROLLOVER

— Two people were transported to the Erie County Medical Center after their vehicles collided Sunday afternoon at Wehrle Drive and Cayuga Road. More...

Amherst woman charged with knocking officer to ground with vehicle

Makaela Alexander, 24, of Amherst, surrendered to Amherst police on Monday and was arraigned in front of Judge Geoffrey Klein on charges of attempted aggravated assault of a police officer with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest, unlawfully fleeing, a More...

Schmidt vacates BNHV position

Herbert Schmidt, executive director of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, recently left his position after five years at the helm.  “After nearly five awesome years as executive director of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Museum, I will be More...

CRISIS IN THE CHURCH

— Bishop Richard Malone speaks about the sexual abuse crisis in the Buffalo Catholic Diocese during a press conference held at Infant of Prague Parish in Cheektowaga on Monday.   More...