Weekly Feature



June 13, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Lifetime achievement award given to Wutz of Williamsville

The Erie County Volunteer Firemen’s Association recently presented Michael P. Wutz of Williamsville with its Lifetime Achievement Award.  The nomination was made by Williamsville Chief Michael A. More...

Town, village garden walk applications now available

Preparations are under way for two upcoming garden walks to be held in the Town of Amherst and the Village of Williamsville. The Amherst Garden Walk will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at locations across the town. More...

Police arrest man allegedly involved in ‘shots fired’ report

Amherst police on Monday arrested a Buffalo man who is alleged to be involved in a residential report of shots fired that occurred shortly before 1 p.m. More...

Amherst School Board hears auditor’s report

At the June 5 Amherst School Board meeting, claims auditor Richard Foley said purchasing policies and procedures in the district are generally being followed, although in a few instances, purchase orders were issued after the date of the invoice.&nbs More...

ASO Association Board names president

Members of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra Association Board recently elected Ronald Daniels as board president.  More than 50 years ago, Daniels began playing with the Amherst Symphony Orchestra in the bassoon section.  He graduated from t More...

Writer looks to inspire with new book: ‘HOPE’

Growing up in Western New York, Mercedes Wilson never thought she would one day become an author. Then she found the need to share her experiences, and Wilson decided to recall some of the hardest moments of her life.  More...

TRAINING SESSION

— Ellicott Creek firefighter Michael Frase, center, on Sunday prepares to dive into the Niagara River behind the City of Tonawanda Police Headquarters as part of a Swift Water Rescue exercise t More...

Village considers S. Long Street exit for Asher Crossing

As Natale Development’s Asher Crossing project progresses with site plan and architectural review approvals from the Planning Board, the Village Board is looking to add a different egress to the planned apartment complex.  More...

News Brief

The Town Board’s next regular meeting is at 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St., Williamsville. The meeting will be preceded by a 4 p.m. work session. More...

Grants aim to train, retain UB students in region

The Lee Foundation has given two grants totaling $494,250 to the University at Buffalo for student internships and scholarships.  More...

Prom 2018

Chaitanya Ratnakaram and Ann Wang walk up the steps together on Friday during Williamsville East’s prom at The Foundry. More...