Weekly Feature



May 30, 2007 RSS feed / Local News

Physician assistant deployed to Africa

When most of us think of Africa, we think of exotic animals roaming wild in the jungle, safaris on the expansive savannah and hunters looking for their next kill - all images that have been portrayed on the Discovery Channel, in movies like "Tarza More...

JOB WELL DONE - Village of Williamsville Mayor Mary Lowther presents a proclamation to Grace Milligan for her service to the community. More...

Rabies clinics scheduled in Erie County

The Erie County Department of Health, along with the Niagara Frontier Veterinarian Society and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will provide free rabies vaccines at locations throughout Western New York, where Amherst resident More...

Summer camp options at Erie 1 BOCES

Registrations are being accepted for Erie 1 BOCES half-day and full-day Career Summer Camps for middle school students. The camps foster a hands-on understanding of various technical and occupational career areas. More...

IN MEMORY OF - Amherst Masonic Lodge 981 Worshipful William Bierma Jr. and Master Elect Thomas Pecoraro will present a scholarship, along with a plaque, in memory of Williamsville East graduate Julie Burdick who passed away earlier this year. More...

Dosberg series continues

The Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo's seventh annual Dosberg Notable Speaker Series will continue at 7:30 p.m. More...

The following events will be held at the Williamsville Library, 5571 Main St. Registration is required for all programs. For more information, call 632-6176. Story Time with Miss Beth, 10:30 a.m. Mondays for toddlers and 11:30 a.m. More...

Lifetime offers tips to improve men's health

On average, men die six years younger than women and suffer higher mortality rates for the top 10 causes of death, yet women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for an annual exam and preventive services. Dr. More...

Political News

The Amherst Conservative Committee will hold interviews and endorsements for public office at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Harlem Road Community Center, in the auditorium, 4255 Harlem Road. More...

Residents asked to identify vacancies

The Town of Amherst is developing a list of vacant or abandoned residential and commercial properties and is asking residents for help. "The town's 43,000 parcels are spread out over 54 square miles within the town's boundaries. More...

Road construction projects under way in Erie County

There are several construction projects taking place throughout Erie County that will have motorists sitting in traffic or finding alterative routes. More...

12 HOURS OF FUN - Amherst Dusk to Dawn Relay Challenge participants Marissa Caggiano of East High School, Wayne Williams of South High School and Julianna Hernandez of East High School, left, walk the track at Sweet Home High School during the 12 More...

Hope for Tomorrow Foundation offering a second chance

What began as a meeting with Pope John Paul II 17 years ago led to a foundation that has brought hope and new life to thousands of children in impoverished nations across the world. More...

Attorney general showcases new loan law for students

Students at Cleveland Hill High School were among the first in Western New York to learn about a new student loan protection program recently passed by the State Legislature. More...

PROMENADE - Sacred Heart Academy senior Liz Subjeck dances with Drew Rogers at the prom held May 25 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens. More...

Jog for the Jake set for Father's Day

The sixth annual Jog for the Jake 5K Race will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 17 in Delaware Park near the Meadow Road entrance. The race is held in memory of the late Dr. Lawrence D. Jacobs, a researcher in the field of multiple sclerosis. More...

Walk, run, ride for a cure

Spring brings opportunity to exercise, fundraise

Muscular Dystrophy Association's Caffiero-Manns ALS Walk The Western New York chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association is hosting the inaugural Caffiero-Manns ALS Walk to raise money and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better kn More...

Camp Hope applications now being accepted

Niagara Hospice is currently accepting applications for its seventh Camp Hope for grieving children. Offered to children throughout Western New York who have lost a loved one through death, the camp is free for children ages seven to 13. More...