Weekly Feature



May 7, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 10, 1883 Last Thursday the Rough and Ready Fire Company recommended to the Village Trustees for appointment H.M. Long as chief engineer and C.H. Gotwalt as assistant engineer. Mr. More...

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Williamsville gym owner named Mr. Buffalo

Williamsville resident Victor Dean has been involved in approximately 20 bodybuilding competitions since 1999, but none have meant more to him than winning the 2008 National Physique Committee Mr. Buffalo Bodybuilding Championship overall title. More...

LEADERS HONORED

LEADERS HONORED - Ed Lavery, center, was recognized Saturday for 50 years of active service with the Williamsville Fire Dept. With him are Robin Schott, left, exempt association president, and Peter Strobel, Hutchinson Hose president. More...

Investigation launched into computer hacking at Williamsville school

Amherst police continue to investigate a possible breach of the Williamsville Central School District's computer network that was reported on March 26. More...

Russell's Tree & Shrub Farm helps Re-Tree WNY

One of the largest nurseries in New York State has agreed to provide trees and other supplies for the reforesting of Western New York's storm-damaged areas. More...

Students win state competition, go onto nationals in Kansas City

Three Amherst High School seniors have taken first-prize awards in a statewide competition and will represent New York in a nationwide competition this summer. More...

PTSA Council names Service to Youth Award winners

Williamsville PTSA Council recently named the recipients of its 2008 Service to Youth Awards. More...

PB AND SEEDS

PB AND SEEDS - Andrea Dycha, a member of Girl Scout Troop 1097, helps Grace Mattle and Aiden Vitka with their peanut butter bird feeders on Saturday at Clearfield Library. More...

Benderson agrees to modifications for Town Centre proposal

Standing on more than 60 years of shell casings and pieces of clay pigeons, a representative of Benderson Development said the company would limit the size of retail structures in its proposed Town Centre project. More...

A century of service

Eggertsville Hose Company founded May 8, 1908

The Eggertsville Hose Company, the oldest fire company in the Town of Amherst outside the Village of Williamsville, had its beginnings in 1906 in a corner meat market. More...

Powers endorsed by Democratic committees for Congress

Jon Powers has received the endorsement of the Erie County Democratic Committee for New York State's 26th Congressional District. More...

READING IS KEY

READING IS KEY ... TO GETTING OUT OF 'JAIL' - Maplemere Elementary School Principal Ann Laudisio is "released" from lockup by Amherst Police Officer Cathy Onions. More...

NEVER FORGET

NEVER FORGET - Madeline Morse, a student at Kadimah School of Buffalo, lights a candle in memory of the lives lost during the Holocaust. More...

A high five and a hot lunch

Meals on Wheels is about comradery

Amherst Meals on Wheels volunteers say they get as much out of the program as the recipients. The volunteers look forward to knocking on the clients' doors just as the clients do to opening them. More...

Summer Camps

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is hosting a free summer camp preview, YMCA Passport to Summer - Adventures Around the World, on Saturday, May 10. More...

People Inc. will not own Mennonite Meeting House

People Inc. President and CEO James Boles said the price of buying the Mennonite Meeting House from the town proved to be too much. The Town of Amherst and People Inc. are working out the details to void the contract for purchase. More...