The Park School of Buffalo will hold three open houses this week for interested families and students.

Open houses for the school, located at 4625 Harlem Road in Snyder, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information about admissions call 839-1242 ext. 135 or email

Amherst resident Cheryl Lyon was recently named the 2013 Student Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State.

Lyon, who has a 4.0 GPA while in the nurse practitioner program at Daemen College, will be recognized this week during the association’s annual conference in Saratoga Springs.

The winter course catalog for the Amherst Center for Senior Services is now available online at the Town of Amherst website. Go to, click on the Senior Services Department and then select the “Winter 2014 Course Catalog.”

Courses run from Jan. 6 through April 25. Advance registration for resident members begins on November 12. Open registration for non-members and non-resident members begins Dec. 2.

Also this week:

• The Amherst Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers of the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St., Williamsville. A board work session will be held prior to the meeting at 3 p.m.

• The Amherst Committee on Disabilities will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at The Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive.