Weekly Feature



November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Amherst resident aims to bring hope, freedom through new poetry collection

Local poet “Mother” Minnie Thedford Johnson loves nature.  When she sees the leaves turning in fall or budding in spring, she’s inspired to write. More...

Amherst Youth and Recreation plans fall programs

Amherst Youth and Recreation has announced some of its fall programs. Visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or call 631-7132 to register for the following:  More...

PERFORMANCE

— From left, “Anything Goes” stars Maddie Kates, Kathleen Dormer and Victoria Monetti are shown onstage at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart. More...

Music aids conductor’s recovery of brain aneurysm

For Thomas Witakowski, music is more than notes on a staff.  “It’s who I am,” he said.  As a conductor of many Western New York groups and an associate professor at Buffalo State College, he teaches musicians to use imager More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3055, ext. 3108 to register.  A Buffalo Bills recap will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  Coloring Club for adults will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 4. Coloring sheets and supplies are provided. More...

New program connects small businesses with artists

The Small Enterprise Alliance of Western New York and the Williamsville Art Society connect small businesses with artists in a new matchmaking program called “SEA the Art.” The program allows participating artists to showcase their work a More...

Students, adults share what they’re thankful for

Youth and adults living in the Town of Amherst were recently asked, “As our national holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, what are you thankful for?” Here are their responses:  More...