Weekly Feature



April 5, 2006 RSS feed / Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

East senior in elite musical class

Williamsville East High School senior Lauren Yu has loved music ever since she can remember, so it%27s no surprise - other than to her - that she was selected to the 2005 Hershey%27s All-USA High School Band. More...

YMCA urges children to 'put play in their day'

The YMCA of Greater Buffalo will hold its 15th annual Healthy Kids Day activities on Saturday, April 8 at six Western New York locations, including the Northeast Family Branch, 4433 Main St., Amherst. More...

HEARTS ON FIRE -

Allison Swatsworth, of Lancaster High School, left, and Karina Temis, of Williamsville South High School, right, hang the Variety Club hearts throughout the Harkness Career Center in Cheektowaga. More...

Amherst junior named Super Teen by magazine

Shuchen Song is a super teen, according to The Next Step Magazine. More...

THE INVENTORS -

Timothy Hartigan and Joseph Schnitter of St. Gregory the Great School check out their wheeled vehicle, which took second place during the Regional Science Olympiad held on March 4 at McKinley High School. St. More...

Williamsville students, city youths showcase talents

The Buffalo and Williamsville school districts will come together at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6 in Kleinhans Music Hall to celebrate poet Eamon Grennan for the third annual Poetry, Music, Dance Celebration. More...

Seven scouts from same troop make Eagle Scout

Seven members of Boy Scout Troop 431 received the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony Saturday, April 1, at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Amherst. More...

Special Olympian from Amherst to skate at Pepsi Center event

By definition, a "learning disability" means one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding, hampers an individual%27s ability to be taught basic skills. More...

Williamsville Schools

District drops proposed spending increase

Several new developments, including an unexpected number of teacher retirements and $300,000 in additional unanticipated state aid, helped district officials drop their proposed 2006-07 spending increase and projected tax rate. More...

Residents inducted into St. Joe's Signum Fidei Society

St. Joseph%27s Collegiate Institute Alumni Association recently announced that Frederick G. Attea of Williamsville, John R. O%27Brien of Amherst, and William M. Collins of Williamsville were inducted into the school%27s Signum Fidei Society. More...

Local students to perform as part of Nichols chorus

Amherst area residents and members of the Nichols Upper School Chorus recently worked with acclaimed film and stage composer David Shire. More...

School District teams up with FBI for Internet Safety Program

The Williamsville Central School District has teamed up with the Buffalo Office of the FBI to present a special program focused on protecting children from on-line predators. More...

Political News

The Amherst Republican Committee will hold its annual Spring Installation and Dinner Dance More...