Weekly Feature



February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Area resident works to foster a feeling of family

Ann-Marie Orlowski was placed into the foster care system at age 7. More...

SPCA Board appoints new executive director

Barbara Carr, who announced her retirement in November as executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County, has set a departure date of March 18. More...

County Legislature supports repeal of GEA

The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution calling for the repeal of the state’s gap elimination adjustment during its Thursday session. More...

A COUNTRY NIGHT

— Jay Urbaniak, top photo, and his country band, West of the Mark, perform Saturday at Sweet Home Middle School. More...

News Brief

The Williamsville Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association has rescheduled its presentation that was previously set to be held Thursday, Feb. 25. The program, “Disability Awareness Training,” will be held at 7 p.m. More...

The Lake Effect to perform Sunday

The Lake Effect, an a cappella group, will offer a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. at Cayuga Road, Williamsville.  The concert is part of the “Great Music at Calvary” 2015-16 schedule. More...

Annual ‘Fire and Ice’ set for April 7

Tickets are now available for the sixth annual Fire and Ice event to benefit the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Amherst Central to host black history celebration

Amherst Central High School will host its second annual black history celebration from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Candidate packets available for School Board elections

Candidate packets are now available for anyone interested in running for the Williamsville Board of Education.  Qualified candidates must be able to read and write, be a citizen of the U.S., be 18 years of age and be a resident of the school dis More...

Amherst Central to invest in First Tee program

The First Tee of Western New York and the Amherst Central School District have formed a partnership that will bring The First Tee’s National School Program to Windermere Boulevard Elementary and Smallwood Elementary schools.  More...

Auto Bureau set to relocate

The Erie County Auto Bureau in Northtown Plaza will relocate to Sheridan Plaza at 2309 Eggert Road, at the corner of Sheridan Drive, in the Town of Tonawanda, according to Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs. More...