Weekly Feature



December 7, 2005 RSS feed / Local News

Sweet Home senior has adult responsibilities

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Despite being the youngest member of the Sweet Home School Board, Jousline Haddad feels she is treated with respect and sincerity by the other five members, each of whom is old enough to be one of her parents. More...

Amherst company helps with Paint Box Project

The Roswell Park Cancer Institute is once again running its Paint Box Project this holiday season. More...

Eggertsville, Snyder districts set elections

Two former chiefs will vie for the office of fire commissioner in the Eggertsville Fire District when registered voters go to the polls from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13. More...

Men attempt to rob M&T bank

Amherst police are looking for three men who allegedly tried to rob the M&T Bank branch at the corner of Main Street and Chateau Terrace Thursday, Dec. 1. More...

VFW auxiliary visited by state official

The Erie County Council Veterans of Foreign Wars was recently visited by state president Christine Merriweather. More...

Main-Transit names officers

The Main-Transit Fire Department recently elected its officers for 2006. More...

Jewish war veterans celebrate Veterans Day

More than 100 veterans and guests attended a luncheon recently at Daffodils restaurant in honor of Veterans Day. More...

‘WHEN IT SNOWS, AIN’T IT THRILLING’

The recent snowfall brought out people of all ages for some More...

Free Lasik procedures to be awarded to some residents

This holiday season the doctors at Fichte-Endl Eye Associates are offering several lucky residents free LASIK procedures. More...

Man sought for questioning in mall bank robbery

The Erie County Sheriff More...

County proposes DMV site at community center

Harlem Road Community Center

Erie County wants to put a satellite auto bureau in the town of Amherst, and the county clerk has his sights set on the Harlem Road Community Center. More...

Chamber uses $350,000 in funding for new center

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce last week received $350,000 in federal funds for its new Suburban Solutions More...

Holiday party for returning soldiers to be held

VA WNY Healthcare System is hosting a family holiday party for returning troops. More...

Cor rection

In an article published November 23, the name of the center holding ELA workshops for students and parents was misspelled. The name of the facility is the Gideon Learning Center. More...

Woman’s purse snatched in driveway

A Hamilton Drive resident had just returned from grocery shopping Friday, Dec. 2 when a man ran up behind her and snatched her purse. More...

Men arrested following holdups in three towns

A search for two men responsible for a string of attempted and successful robberies, involving three police departments, reportedly came to an end Thursday, Dec. 1. More...

County proposes 14 percent water rate hike

The Village Board has set a public hearing for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 at Village Hall, 5565 Main St. to discuss Erie County More...

Organizations help helps needy seniors

A Williamsville-based senior care service has joined forces with a bank in Tonawanda and other senior citizen agencies to take part in the Be A Santa to a Senior program. More...

Post office expands service for easier holiday mailing and shipping

Online postal services, self-service kiosks, expanded service hours and multiple ways to purchase stamps are expected to make it easier for people to send holiday cards and packages this year. More...

Rusk re-elected association president for 18th year

The General Pulaski Association of the Niagara Frontier More...