Weekly Feature



January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Church member starts Free Lunch Program

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

During the winter months, a Free Lunch Program offers food and fellowship at Faith United Church of Christ, located at 1300 Maple Road in Williamsville. The program was initiated by church member and retired elementary teacher Sandra Hamann.  More...

IN CONCERT

— Sweet Home elementary student musicians are led by conductor Stephen Butnack, right, during Sunday’s District Music Festival held at the University at Buffalo. More...

Program to examine safe, healthy teen relationships

The Family Justice Center and Calvary Episcopal Church’s Children’s and Youth Ministry will present “Teen Talk: Identifying Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships” at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. (See editorial on page four) More...

INSTALLATION

— Ellicott Creek Fire Company recently held its 71st annual installation of officers. More...

Fire Chiefs Association elects officers

The Amherst Fire Chiefs Association recently elected its 2016 officers.  Michael Measer, chief of the Williamsville Fire Department, was named president; Joe Osika, chief of the Ellicott Creek Fire Company, was elected vice president; and Greg B More...

Business Brief

Tammy Capozzi and the Capozzi Team, a real estate professional team, has joined the Keller Williams Realty Team in the Buffalo Northtowns Market Center. The Buffalo Northtowns Market Center is located at 4955 N. Bailey Road, Suite 100, Amherst. More...

Amherst Public Libraries schedule children’s programs

Registration is now open at town libraries for children’s winter programs. More...

SPCA receives donation from Tops

Tops Friendly Markets, in partnership with Nestle Purina PetCare Company, today presented a $10,000 donation to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County.  The donation was the result of a joint business effort betwee More...

Property tax exemptions to be filed by March 1

The Town Assessor’s Office is reminding residents that their property tax exemptions must be filed by 5 p.m. More...

Williamsville’s annual chili cook-off features professional judges, new categories

A chili cook-off to benefit the Williamsville Library will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at The Irishman Pub and Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville.  The cost to enter is $10. More...

St. Mary’s to offer open house

Families are invited to explore St. Mary School Swormville during an open house from 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at the school, 6919 Transit Road, East Amherst.  More...

State Senate passes legislation ousting GEA

Last week, the New York State Senate passed legislation that completely abolishes the gap elimination adjustment this year. Sen. Michael Ranzenhofer voted in favor of the bill. More...

NEW OFFICERS

— The Eggertsville Hose Company on Saturday held its annual installation of officers. More...

Political Brief

Amherst Republican Women will hold the first meeting of 2016 at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at Bing’s Restaurant, 1952 Kensington Ave. A breakfast buffet will be served. Carl M. More...

Forest Stream Garden Club schedules meeting

The Forest Stream Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Presbyterian Village at North Church, 214 Village Park Drive, Amherst. More...

Library News

This event will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  More...