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Amherst, New York is located in Erie County. Zip codes in Amherst, NY include 14261, 14226, and 14221. The median home price in Amherst is $184,900. More Amherst information.

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Monday Jul 21 | Grand Island Pennysaver

Free concert, Scottish Festival among August highlights at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Four fun-filled events - including a concert by the Amherst Symphony Orchestra and the extremely popular Scottish Festival - are among the August highlights at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Senior housing project triggers AIDA debate

Plans for a $10 million senior apartment complex, pegged for an Amherst site, remain on hold after a developer's request for needed tax breaks to finance the project was denied a formal vote from the town's Industrial Development Agency.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WNYMedia.net

Elaine Altman Announces Candidacy for NYS Senate

Today, Elaine Altman, surrounded by citizens throughout the 61st State Senate district, announced her candidacy for the New York State Senate.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Do you recognize this woman?

Police in Amherst are investigating the theft of credit cards from a vehicle at Erie Community College in May. We're told the credit cards were used in the Rochester area.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

University at Buffalo

Ub Tcie announces fall schedule of business improvement classes

BUFFALO, N.Y. Fall offerings from the University at Buffalo's TCIE feature new business improvement classes for professionals working in any industry, as well as early bird pricing for two popular certification courses.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Could a HAWK make Main Street safer for walkers?

If you have ever walked Main Street in the Village of Williamsville in the daytime, you know it can be a scary place.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Jim Kelly speaks to press from football camp

Jim Kelly sounded strong and was in good spirits Thursday. It's the beginning of his football camp and Kelly was on the field moving around.

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Business Journal

Proposed Westwood redevelopment won't happen soon

An ambitious plan to transform the financially-ailing Westwood Country Club into a mixed-use development anchored by a large residential and green space component faces municipal hurdles in the town of Amherst.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Here's a breakdown of last month's 207 high-end real-estate deals

A total of 207 high-end real-estate transactions were recorded in Erie County last month, according to listings that were released this morning.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Donald B. Thoren

Donald B. Thoren, 83, of Orchard Park, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., Lakewood, Ohio and Amherst, N.Y., died Thursday at Absolut Care in Orchard Park, N.Y. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and prior to retiring in 1986 had been employed as a custodian with the Lakewood school district.

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The Batavian

Brad Paisley plays music on relatively quiet night for law enforcement at Darien Lake

Nolin S. Jackson , 36, of Capen Boulevard, Amherst, charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly blocking vehicular traffic and causing a disturbance while exiting the concert parking lot.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Fishing Report

Trolling with worm harnesses or stick baits near the bottom or bottom bouncing with worm harnesses is producing good limits of walleyes in Lake Erie.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Exclusive SPCA ice cream created by local ice cream shops

Throughout the month of July, the SPCA Serving Erie County will be the recipient of partial proceeds from the sale of an all-new SPCA ice cream created by local shops.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man charged in fatal crash outside UBa s North Campus

The driver who caused the fatal crash that took the life of a teen crossing Millersport Road at the entrance to the University at Buffalo's North Campus is now facing charges.

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