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Posted on Dec 06, 2023 by the Youth and Recreation DepartmentAmherst Youth and Community Coalition announce an important and informative presentation at 7 PM Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Williamsville Youth and Family Center, 5005 Sheridan Drive, for parents on what common items in your child’s life may have hidden uses. This free interactive program includes take home resources and free giveaways. Please join us, no registration is needed. For questions call 716-631-7132. See attached flyer for additional information.
Posted on Dec 05, 2023 by the Police DepartmentAmherst Police Department announces the 2nd annual "Battle of the Badges" Chili Cook-Off from 12:30-3:30 PM Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Community Policing and Training Facility, 4220 Bailey Ave., Amherst, NY 14226. Donations at the event will benefit Horizon Health Services. Donations can be gift cards or various items listed on the attached document.
Posted on Nov 30, 2023 by the Center for Senior ServicesEnjoy breakfast, crafts, cookie decorating and a visit from Santa at the Senior Center from 9-11 AM Saturday, Dec. 9. Cost is $6 per person (3 and younger are free). Please RSVP by calling 716-636-3051. Seating is limited.
Posted on Nov 29, 2023 by the Youth and Recreation DepartmentMark your calendars for a Holiday Happening taking place Friday, December 15 from 6pm-8pm at the Amherst Senior Center. Event will feature indoor and outdoor games, crafts, cookie decorating, a delicious hot cocoa bar, visit by Santa & Mrs. Claus, other holiday characters and more FREE festive family fun! Brought to you by the Amherst Youth & Recreation Dept. & Amherst Center for Senior Services.
Posted on Nov 28, 2023 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of TaxesNotice is hereby Given that the Annual Election of the Snyder Fire District will take place on December 12, 2023, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Snyder Fire Department located at 4531 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226, for the purpose of electing one (1) Fire Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing on January 1, 2024 and ending December 31, 2028. All residents of the Snyder Fire District duly registered with the Erie County Board of Elections as of November 21, 2023, shall be eligible to vote.
Posted on Nov 03, 2023 by the Center for Senior ServicesThe Center for Senior Services will host the Williamsville Art Society's Holiday Show at the Center, 370 JJ Audubon Parkway through Dec. 19 during normal center hours (Monday - Friday from 9 AM - 4:30 PM and Tuesday/Thursday 9 AM - 7:30 PM). The show is sponsored by Asbury Pointe.
Posted on Nov 01, 2023 by the Office of the SupervisorThe Town of Amherst has an overnight winter parking ban in place from November 1, 2023 - April 1, 2024. Do not park vehicles on Town streets between the hours of 1 AM and 7 AM.
Posted on Oct 31, 2023 by the Economic Development DepartmentThe Strategic Economic Development Plan (SEDP) is a highly detailed strategic organization and implementation plan to give the Economic Development office and the Industrial Development Agency the framework to succeed. See the entire report here.
Posted on Sep 27, 2023 by the Office of the SupervisorA road closure in town will impact Youngs Road motorists. Erie County Department of Public Works has announced that Youngs Road from Aero Drive to Lawrence Bell Drive will have a full road closure from Oct. 4 to Dec. 8 (expected). The road will be fully closed to all traffic as crews rehabilitate the Youngs Road Bridge over Ellicott Creek. Signed detour will be posted. This is an Erie County DPW project. All questions must be directed to that office. The Town of Amherst is posting as information for motorists. Originally Erie County had anticipated reopening the roadway by Nov. 8, however the date has been revised to Dec. 8 or until complete.
Posted on May 11, 2023 by the Highway DepartmentStarting the week of May 15, 2023, contractors will begin converting all street lights in the Town of Amherst to LED lighting. This project will take up to a full year to complete. Residents can call the Highway Department at (716) 631-7117 for more information.