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By Jay Rey » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Amherst’s role in creating its reputation as one of the safest cities in the United States is now the subject of a new book. Criminologist Simon Singer, a professor at Northeastern University, will... Read More

By Karen Robinson » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The ongoing argument over what to do with Lancaster Village Court is spinning in circles - with all kinds of opinions and numbers being tossed about. Village Trustee Russell Sugg said the village c... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

While Hamburg Central District still has not replied to a request from The Buffalo News for the names of the 18 people seeking to be appointed to the School Board, the names have come out. The Hambur... Read More

By Jay Rey » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

In case you missed it, Money Magazine last month ranked Amherst No. 35 on this year’s list of Best Places to Live. The magazine looked at all 781 U.S. cities – Amherst is actually a town, but who... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Zombie properties are starting to invade Hamburg, just like other communities. There are 26 properties in foreclosure in the Village of Hamburg, and another seven or eight that are not in foreclosure... Read More

By Karen Robinson » Sunday, October 19, 2014

Donovan Metz'aggressive effort to raise $125,000 to refurbish basketball courts at Keysa Park in memory of his older brother, James Metz, who died in a place crash in late September, has made substant... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Friday, October 17, 2014

Maj. Patrick Miller of Allegany will tell his  harrowing story of the April 2 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas on CNN - just not tonight. Miller was shot in the abdomen during the shooting in which a ... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Friday, October 17, 2014

Hamburg is starting design and engineering work for three more quiet zones at railroad crossings in the town. Supervisor Steven Walters said the town still has not reached an agreement with Erie Co... Read More

By Jay Rey » Thursday, October 16, 2014

The developer bringing a Whole Foods Market to the Northtown Plaza hopes to win approval for the project by next month. The site plan was submitted to the Amherst Planning Department this week with t... Read More

By Jay Rey » Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Amherst Town Board hasn’t hired anyone to replace Highway Superintendent Robert Anderson, who retired Sept. 27 with 15 months still left in his term. Instead, Anderson’s deputy, Joseph A. Spe... Read More
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