Weekly Feature



June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Girl Scout honored for video project

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Ariya Roberts of Williamsville was recently honored with the Girl Scouts’ 2018 Gold Award, which is the highest honor that can be presented in the Girl Scouts.  More...

Kearns seeks to raise money for area posts

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns will collaborate with local veterans and businesses on a new initiative to benefit Erie County veterans’ posts.  More...

Town slogan contest open to students

As part of Amherst’s bicentennial celebration, town officials are seeking participants for a slogan contest, which was unanimously approved by the Town Board on Monday.  More...

Assemblyman kicks off annual toy drive at hospital

On Friday, Assemblyman Ray Walter initiated his seventh annual Christmas in July Toy Drive at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital,  More...

Ss. Peter and Paul to offer scholarship

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Town, village pools to open

In the Town of Amherst, the pool at Clearfield Community Center, at 730 Hopkins Road, is scheduled to open Wednesday, June 20. Additionally, the North Forest pool, located at 85 N. Forest Road, is scheduled to open Monday, June 25.  More...

News Brief

The Town Board’s next regular meeting is at 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St.,Williamsville. The meeting will be preceded by a 4 p.m. work session. More...

Strawberry Festival slated for today

The 19th annual Strawberry Festival will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Assemblyman requests revocation of Chuck E. Cheese’s alcohol permit

In response to several recent violent incidents at Chuck E. More...

HANDS IN THE SAND

— Heather Williams, a resident of Williamsville, spends time with her son, 1-year-old Callum, on Saturday during a visit to the playground at Garrison Park. More...

Woman dies after apparent seizure at police headquarters

Amherst police are investigating an emergency medical services incident on June 12 that involved a woman having an apparent seizure and collapsing on the floor of the department’s headquarters.  More...

Legislature opposes unfunded mandates

The Erie County Legislature recently voted unanimously in favor of two resolutions in opposition to unfunded mandates New York State places on Erie County.  More...

State passes legislation to expand illegal substances

The state Senate recently passed legislation that will add four new derivatives of fentanyl to the controlled-substance schedule regulated by the Department of Health, according to Sen. Chris Jacobs.  More...