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August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Students, staff benefit Boys and Girls Club

Through the assistance of staff and students at Amherst Middle School during the recent school year, the Eggertsville Boys and Girls Club on Thursday recently received $5,700 worth of equipment for the clubhouse.  More...

Quinn to retire as ECC president in 2017

Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr. More...

Amberleigh to host food truck event on Sept. 9

Amberleigh Retirement Community, 2330 Maple Road, near Transit Road, Amherst, will host a food truck event again this year to benefit the WNY Alzheimer’s Association.  Food trucks from Chef’s, Cruisin’ Crepes, The Roaming Buffa More...

Leadership program to begin in October

The Emerging Business Leaders and the Amherst Chamber of Commerce will be offering an eight-class leadership program to focus on the key personal development skills needed to cultivate the professional skills needed to grow strong leaders.  More...

Race series continues with Oktoberfest event

The annual Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest and 5K Run/Walk will be held on Friday, Sept. 9 on the Brothers of Mercy campus, Clarence. The Oktoberfest will start at 5:30 p.m. More...

Bills usher in ‘New Era’ with stadium name change

Starting this season, Western New Yorkers will have to kick the habit of referring to the Buffalo Bills’ home as “The Ralph” and embrace a different name, New Era Field.  New Era, the official on-field cap for the National Foot More...

Rabies clinic set for Sept. 14

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath is encouraging pet owners to attend the county’s upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets — especially as the county is facing an outbreak.  The clinic is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Business Brief

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Sweet Jenny’s, 56 E. Spring St., Williamsville. More...

County clerk projects revenue increase

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs last week said his office projects a substantial increase in revenue next year of approximately $1 million.  In a press release, Jacobs said the increase in revenue will come from the local Auto Bureaus which the c More...