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Will Amherst Set New Restrictions For Food Trucks?

We’re seeing more and more food truck these days around Western New York.  Whether you’re looking for a quick taco or grilled cheese, some BBQ food or whatever, these food trucks are here, and they are good!

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Amherst Woman Headed To National Grocery Bagging Competition!

Gina Traniello of Amherst has been working as a Tops associate for over 6 years.  She's packed countless grocery bags, but this weekend she'll be packing 3 very important bags.  Gina is headed to the

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Amherst Stiffens Fee For Snow Covered Sidewalks

Here's a little follow up to a story we brought you on Tuesday about clearing your sidewalks of snow.  The Town of Amherst has decided to stiffen the penalty for not shoveling the sidewalks in front of your home/business.   If you fail to clear your sidewalk within

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Amherst Residents Angry About New Proposed Hotel

Residents in the Town of Amherst are pretty worked up over a proposed new hotel.  Nearly 200 people showed up to a town meeting to try and convince the Zoning Board of Appeals not to approve a 6-story, 137-room Hyatt Place Hotel that would sit right behind

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Trader Joe’s Heading to Amherst

Trader Joe's is coming to Amherst and people are excited!!

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Historic mill along Ellicott Creek in Williamsville (jamesheaney@Flickr)
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Bet You Didn’t Know These Facts About Amherst

If you were around in 1798 you could have bought land in Amherst pretty cheap. Try 2 dollars an acre. That’s what the Holland Land Company paid. Joseph Ellicott was one of the company’s agents and his biggest job was to build roads to attract people from New England to Western New York. Back then the narrow Great Iroquois Trail was the main route from Albany to Lake Erie. He hired men to improve the trail and what was first called the Buffalo Road eventually became Main Street.

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Amherst Teen To Appear On “Glee” [VIDEO]

Jacob Artist, a 19 year old from Amherst, has landed a spot on the hit FOX TV show “Glee.”  Artist, who has been an entertainer since age 5, graduated from Williamsville South in 2010 and quickly moved out to Los Angeles to pursue his career.  Jacob auditioned for “Glee” in July and will now play the new character

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Amherst Ranked As One Of The Best Places To Live!

"Money Magazine" has ranked Amherst as one of the best places to live.  The magazine puts out a list of the Top 100 places to live each year, and this year Amherst

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Teen Struck On Maple Road Dies

One of the teenagers hit by an SUV while attempting to cross Maple Road in Amherst has died.  Erin Suszynski, 13, passed away at Women and Children’s Hospital on Wednesday.  She and two other girls were trying to cross Maple at Culpepper on June 9th when.....

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Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee Held In Washington, DC
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Amherst’s Top Speller Advances To National Semifinals !! [VIDEO]

His name is Nabeel Rahman and he can spell like a champ.  Nabeel is from East Amherst and has advanced to the national Bee semifinals after scoring well on the written part of the test.   Nabeel is no stranger to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, he was there last year.  Check out this video of Nabeel and don't forget to root him on as he pushes forward toward the title.....

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U.B’s North Campus [VIDEO]

My daughter is in her junior year at Williamsville East high School and in the process of looking at colleges to go to. So far this spring she has traveled to Chicago and Boston among other places to look at different schools

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Woman Takes Ambulance On Joyride

Some people ride an ambulance for transportation to a hospital.  Then there are people who steal ambulances to drive away from a hospital.  That was the scenario early Sunday morning when an intoxicated woman stole a Rural Metro ambulance outside of the Erie County Medical Center and took it for a joyride that didn't end until she lost control and struck a stone wall at the traffic circle at Kensington Avenue and Harlem Road in Amherst.

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