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September 24, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

Village justice nominated for Supreme Court

Hon. Jeffrey F. Voelkl has been nominated to run for New York State Supreme Court by the Republican Party in the upcoming November 2008 election. More...

Community News

The Peter and Elizabeth C. More...

Eastern Hills Mall expo will celebrate women in business

Representatives of Eastern Hills Mall have been planning the Women in Business Expo slated for Sept. 27 for more than a year. The event will feature women who own or manage businesses as guest speakers and exhibitors. More...

What You Didn't Wear Party' organizer hopes trend spreads

It was fun, fashionable — and philanthropic. A group of women held a "What You Didn't Wear Party" in Williamsville to shop for clothing and donate items to charities. More...

CHEERS TO FRIENDS

CHEERS TO FRIENDS — Members of the Buffalo Skee Club toast during a recent gathering at Canterbury Woods. The club has been gathering around the country every two years for the past 20 years. More...

Benefit will aid North student injured in 2007 accident

Patrick Black's parents aren't asking for much, they just want their son home. The teen was involved in a serious accident in April 2007 on North Forest Road, suffering a traumatic brain injury and was rushed to Erie County Medical Center. More...

Racquetball expert named to Bennett Alumni Honor Roll

On Sept. 20, Charlie Garfinkel, of Amherst, was inducted into the Bennett Alumni Honor Roll in the media category. More...

QUIET TIME

QUIET TIME — Suzette LaJeunesse and her son, Peter, 2, look through a selection of books at the Clearfield Library on Sept. 12. Her other son, Matthew, 6 months, is shown sleeping in the background. More...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce backs Lee

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsement of 26th Congressional District candidate Chris Lee. The Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing more than 3 million businesses and organizations. More...

Political News

A Friends and Family Fundraiser for Deborah Bruch Bucki, to support her candidacy for Amherst Town Clerk, will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Man charged with attempted car theft

Amherst police responded to Palmdale Drive at 2:30 a.m. Friday when a neighbor observed a man inside a car "acting suspicious." When police arrived, the man exited the vehicle, fleeing the scene. More...

GILDA'S CLUB CO-CHAIRS

GILDA'S CLUB CO-CHAIRS — Terri Campbell of Williamsville, left, and Anne Magnini of Getzville have been named co-chairpersons of the seventh annual Gingerbread … Gifts … Glitz at Gilda's Club. The event will be held Dec. More...

Alleged credit card schemer pleads guilty

A Cheektowaga man could face up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty on Wednesday to two felony charges that victimized more than 200 people. Sabur Ali Brown, 21, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William M. More...

THE TRUTH

THE TRUTH — The Amazing James Randi, 82, lectured at Center for Inquiry on Sept. 12. He is considered a premiere voice among the critics and investigators of the paranormal. More...

Trail segment from Tonawanda to Amherst helps complete Erie Canalway Trail

Erie County and the New York State Canal Corporation officially opened a 3.5-mile segment of the Erie Canalway Trail from Tonawanda to Amherst on Sept. More...

Regional climate change effects highlighted in presentation

Terry Yonker believes the Great Lakes Basin could be affected by climate change. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...