Weekly Feature



November 30, 2005 RSS feed / Local News

Hanukkah event set for Dec. 6

The Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC) will jointly sponsor a new holiday program, More...

VFW post honors members

The Amherst Township Veterans of Foreign Wars 416 post and ladies auxiliary recently honored two members. More...

Police brief

Amherst police charged Darien Harper, 19, of Buffalo with with burglary, petit larceny and criminal mischief after an investigation lead them to the Kentuck Fried Chicken restaurant on North Bailey Avenue in the morning hourse of Friday, Nov. 28. More...

Getzville house fire causes $100,000 damage

Fire caused an estimated $100,000 damage to a home at 265 Ranch Trail West this past Sunday morning. More...

Vandals hit buses again

Amherst police are investigating another break-in at the Williamsville School District More...

Town residents receive state rehabilitation awards

Two Amherst residents recently received awards from the New York State Rehabilitation Association. More...

HOLIDAY PARADE —

Paige Burkard and Kristina Choo, both of Amherst, stand in front of the large Dora the Explorer balloon that appeared in the Macy More...

News brief

The Upstate New York Affiliate of the Lupus Alliance of America Inc. is now accepting applications for the Cheryl Malke Memorial Scholarship Award. More...

Man, 71, robbed at ATM

A 71-year-old Amherst man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday, Nov. 16, while taking money out of an ATM at M&T Bank, 2050 Kensington Ave. More...

GOOD DEEDS —

Lauren Torrisi, a fourth grader at Christian Central More...

Flu clinic to be held

Dennis Galluzzo will hold a flu clinic on Monday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for high-risk individuals. More...

Verizon comes to the rescue

Ignore the Williamsville Library flyer that says, More...

Four Amherst teens to be named Eagle Scouts Dec. 9

Amherst Boy Scout Troop 261 will honor four Scouts who have More...

Main Street bank robbed Nov. 25

Amherst police are searching for the man who allegedly robbed the First Niagara Bank branch located in the Walker Center on Main Street. More...

Summit Educational Resources receives $10,000 grant for new walking trail

Summit Education Resources recently received a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York Inc. More...

State leaders press for tougher sex offender legislation

New York State Assemblyman Jim Hayes , R-Amherst, recently joined Lt. More...

‘I saved a pet’ wristbands available

Local Attorney Herschel Gelber is continuing his support of the Best Friends Animal Society (www.bestfriends.org) and Noah%27s Wish Foundation (www.noahswish.org) by sponsoring local sales of the signature blue More...

OH, CHRISTMAS TREE! —

Cliff Whitman, a social worker at Amherst Meals on Wheels, and 4-year-old Katelyn Jacobs decorate a Christmas tree at the Amherst Senior Center in preparation of the facility More...

Researcher helps with ADHD

A leading attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) researcher from the State University of New York at Buffalo is consulting with mental-health experts and physicians in Japan where treatment of ADHD in children has become a national health-ca More...

Purse snatched at Niagara Falls Blvd. market

A 56-year-old Amherst woman had her purse snatched from her shopping cart on Saturday, Nov. 26, as she walked in the Wegman More...

BRF awards more than $20,000

The Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF) awarded more than $20,000 to local organizations as part of its mission to foster a better quality of life in Buffalo and Western New York. More...