Amherst

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…
Let’s Look at Amherst, NY’s Most Expensive Home [PHOTOS]
Let's take a look at the most expensive home in Amherst, NY, listed on Realtor.com, and let us know what you think of the home going for just under $1.5 million.
With a private street and located in the Williamsville School District, the home features a first floor master suite and gue…
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!
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
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
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 th…
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 f…

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