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Crowley Webb Announces Finalists for 25-Hour Workday Contest

Crowley Webb Announces Finalists for 25-Hour Workday Contest

Winner will receive custom advertising campaign

Crowley Webb, a full-service marketing communications agency, has chosen three finalists to compete in the agency’s Twenty-Five-Hour Workday contest. The agency will create an advertising campaign for the winner in one marathon, nonstop, 25-hour day. The three finalists are Triad Recycling and Energy, Community Beer Works, and You and Who.

Triad recycles construction and demolition materials, which is then repurposed for use in further construction, thereby avoiding more waste going to WNY landfills. Triad is one of two DEC-permitted construction and demolition/shingle recyclers in New York State.

You and Who is a buy-one-give-one company that sells artist-designed apparel. For every sale, they donate a matching item or a meal to someone in need. They currently work in 32 cities across the U.S., with a goal of reaching the top 100 U.S. metropolitan areas.

Fr. Joe Bayne is Guest Speaker at Annunciation

Fr. Joe Bayne is Guest Speaker at Annunciation

Fr. Joe Bayne, OFM, executive director of The Franciscan Center, a haven for youth and family located in South Buffalo, was guest speaker at The Center for Health Science at Annunciation School in Elma on Nov. 17. Father Joe spoke on a variety of topics, from bullying to mental health issues. He also serves as Catholic chaplain for the Buffalo Fire Department. At the conclusion of his visit, the students filled his vehicle with items to take back to The Franciscan Center. The items were purchased through 7th and 8th grade fundraising activities.

 

Amherst 2012 Budget

Amherst 2012 Budget

The adopted 2012 Amherst budget is available for viewing on the town's website at www.amherst.ny.us .  The link has the complete operating costs plus the Capital Improvements Budget.  The link is on the homepage.

Amherst Photos Wanted

Amherst Photos Wanted

Deputy Supervisor Guy Marlette is asking Amherst residents to submit their favorite Amherst photos for showcasing on the Town’s website.  Marlette states “We have had such positive feedback from the Garden Walk display on our homepage, it would be great to continue to highlight aspects of our great community”.

Photos can be scenes from parks, your neighborhood, your child’s sporting event, parades, events, and our local landscapes-- there are numerous venues to choose from highlighting what a beautiful Town we share. All submissions will require a release before posting and all photos accepted become property of the Town of Amherst.

Photos will be shown in scrolling fashion on the Town’s website and the display will change periodically.  Photos should be submitted electronically in a JPEG or TIF file format. Representatives from the Youth, Recreation, and the Senior Center will choose the photos to be displayed.

Sidewalk Snow Relief Pilot Program

Sidewalk Snow Relief Pilot Program

 

(Amherst, NY) The Town of Amherst is preparing for a pilot program of providing sidewalk snow relief services along segments of Maple Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard as a pilot study. The segments are Maple Road from Millersport Highway to Transit Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard from Kenmore Avenue to Betina Avenue. A letter was recently sent to all residents all these segments. These are the two roads whose residents responded positively for relief when the town polled in March 2011.

Sidewalk snow relief along these corridors remains a priority for the Town Board. The Town Highway Department will provide the service.  Property owners will not be assessed any fee for this service in their 2012 Town tax bill.  The study will evaluate the service and be used to support future decision-making. 

Sidewalk Snow Relief Pilot Program

Sidewalk Snow Relief Pilot Program

(Amherst, NY) The Town of Amherst is preparing for a pilot program of providing sidewalk snow relief services along segments of Maple Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard as a pilot study. The segments are Maple Road from Millersport Highway to Transit Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard from Kenmore Avenue to Betina Avenue. A letter was recently sent to all residents all these segments. These are the two roads whose residents responded positively for relief when the town polled in March 2011.

Sidewalk snow relief along these corridors remains a priority for the Town Board. The Town Highway Department will provide the service.  Property owners will not be assessed any fee for this service in their 2012 Town tax bill.  The study will evaluate the service and be used to support future decision-making. 

Active Saturday at the Historical Society

Active Saturday at the Historical Society

Several activities at the Historical Society this Saturday, November 19, are community-geared--drop off non-perishable foods, and learn how to use the Research Library at the Historical Society while you are here...

Food donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The museum will be open, and exhibits, tours, scavenger hunts and more available for visitors,  including families.

In addition, a special lecture in the auditorium will start at 9:30 a.m. No registration is required for the lecture, but an exclusive workshop afterwards, in the library, is limited to 15 participants.

WHAT: “GETTING STARTED WITH GENEALOGY RESEARCH”” two-part program: