Weekly Feature



July 12, 2006 RSS feed / Local News

Roussie wins SkillsUSA Championships

Sue Roussie of Amherst won first place in the SkillsUSA national championship competition in Geospatial Technology. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS - An Amherst family recently welcomed Tennessee Beckwith, the fifth generation of the family. More...

Main runway to be completed Aug. 1

Interrupted conversations, missed telephone calls and repeated questioning of drive-through window employees should cease in three weeks for residents affected by the temporary flight pattern at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. More...

Book signing to be held

Amy Benjamin, author of "The Waking Dance" will be having a public book signing at The Coffee House, 5005 Sheridan Drive, site of the old Hutchinson Hose Fire Hall, present site of the Amherst Youth Foundation's teen coffee house and Youth Center, fr More...

Amherst School District saves energy for fifth straight year

The Amherst Central School District is part of an exclusive million dollar, cost-avoidance club. More...

UB seminar outlines paths for prospective school superintendents

Doesn't anyone want to be a school superintendent anymore? More...

Town, village reps meet with historical preservation expert

The Town of Amherst and Village of Williamsville historical preservation societies met Thursday with Julian Adams, New York State Historical Preservation Office certified local government coordinator, to get more information on preservation guideline More...

On the Campus

SUNY Erie Community College will hold its first "Instant Admissions Extravaganza" from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 13 outside of the Spring Student Center at ECC's North Campus, 6205 Main Street, Williamsville. More...

Popowich elected president

The Williamsville School Board, at its July 5 annual reorganization meeting, elected Ramona Popowich president and William Freeman vice president for the 2006-07 school year. More...

Fire department lends hand to neighboring brothers

It is quite often that Ellicott Creek Fire Department in the Town of Amherst and the Brighton Fire Department in Tonawanda join forces. More...

Village holds annual reorganization meeting

Members of the Village of Williamsville Board of Trustees held its annual reorganization meeting this past Wednesday. More...

SOLOISTS - Maple West Elementary School students Elizabeth Miller, left, and Kaitlyn Wu received high grades at the New York State School Music Association held on June 3. More...

Tree planted to honor council members

A tree planting ceremony was held at Nature View Park in the Town of Amherst to celebrate the permanent protection of the park. More...