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Harambe was the gorilla that was shot at the at the Cincinnati Zoo after a young boy fell into the exhibit and was dragged by the gorilla through the water. It became quite a national spectacle and even a debate about whether or not the gorilla should have been shot...
New Amherst Playground Open to the Public
A new Playground is now open in Amherst.  The Billy Wilson Park Playground opened yesterday on Hopkins Road in Amherst and is named after Army Squad Leader, Billy Wilson.  Wilson died in Afghanistan in 2012 ,according to News Reports.
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L.L. Bean To Open Its First Buffalo Area Store
The Massachusetts property management company that acquired ownership of the Northtown Plaza in Amherst in 2015 has received a commitment from its second major retailer.  According to the Buffalo News, L.L. Bean has signed a lease to open its first Buffalo-area store.
Amherst Shoe Tree Questions Answered
Ask and you shall receive....most of the time.  This time it worked.  We received a reply to the appeal for information on the Amherst Shoe Tree from none other than the owner of the property himself.  Randy Thompson replied on Facebook that he purchased the property on Transit R…
DETAILS: Bomb Threat at JCC In Amherst
On Monday morning around 11:15, the a wave of bomb threat phone calls across the country happened, including right here in Western New York. At the Jewish Community Center in Amherst a phone call came in that sounded mechanically altered...
One Tragedy Brings to Mind Another Tragedy
Tuesday morning's fatal pedestrian accident on Niagara Falls Blvd. has become an all too common occurrence.  61-year John Strasser of Amherst was killed while attempting to cross the Blvd. around 5:30 am in a stretch of road that has seen a number of fatal pedestrian accidents over th…

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