Amherst

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…
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…
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…

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