Weekly Feature



May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Williamsville Farmers Market to open Saturday

Organizers select new site for weekly event

When the Williamsville Farmers Market opens for its 11th season on Saturday, May 19, it will boast a new location that allows patrons easier access to parking and better visibility and exposure for vendors. More...

Local News

Youth wins essay contest, attends PGA event

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dawson Miller recently took his love of golf to an entirely different level.  The 14-year-old East Amherst native was a national winner of the Succeeding Together essay contest that celebrates the positive impact that The First Tee, an internati More...

Concert to feature jazz musician

The season finale of Crossroads Lutheran Church’s Community Concert Series will feature a performance by Harry Graser and Friends at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. More...

Council honors three individuals for service to students

The Williamsville Parent Teacher Student Association Council on May 7 honored three individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary service to the students of the Williamsville Central School District.  The 61st annual Service to Youth Award cel More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I must disagree completely with The Bee’s recent editorial urging residents to support the upcoming school budget. More...

Obituaries

Edward B. Fisher, aeronautical engineer

Edward B. Fisher, 81, of Snyder, died Monday, April 23, 2018.  Mr. Fisher was born in Montour Falls, New York, and was a 1955 graduate of Cohocton High School. More...

Death Notices

ERNST, Irene D. (nee Zaremba), of Amherst, died Saturday, May 5, 2018. Mrs. Ernst is survived by one child, Barbara Mulloy. She was preceded in death by her husband, William. Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Hull Family Home & Farmstead...

prepares for long-awaited reopening

Located at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster, the Hull Family Home & Farmstead is an important historical home in Western New York. T he Hull Family More...

Williamsville resident earns volunteer award

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America awarded Williamsville resident Ginny Conway with the Silver Beaver Award at its recent volunteer recognition dinner.  The Silver Beaver Award is the highest award a local council More...

On the Campus

Casey Giordano of Williamsville has been inducted into the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society at Nazareth College. Pi Gamma Mu is the oldest honor society in the social sciences. Currently, there are 150 active chapters in the U.S. and overseas.   More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 17   Blues guitarist, Mike Zito, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 17 Crash Pad — 6 p.m., The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville; Free. 626-2670, www.irishmanpub.com More...

Theatre

wed. 23   More...

Breaking News - 5/15/2018 10:05 PM

Endorsed candidates sweep Williamsville election

Town voters approve all 2018-19 school budgets

Two incumbents and a newcomer – all of whom were endorsed by the Williamsville Teachers Association - were elected on Tuesday to serve three-year terms on the district’s school board. More...

Town expected to review project charter proposal

Niagara Falls Boulevard master plan

Supervisor Brian Kulpa, during the Town Board’s meeting on Wednesday, is expected to introduce a Niagara Falls Boulevard project charter that outlines a master plan process for proposed redevelopment of the streetscape and enhancement of safety More...

DOT on board with ‘road diet’

State Department of Transportation officials have decided to pursue their original plan to convert the section of South Union Road between Wehrle Drive and Main Street from four lanes to three lanes.  More...

Editorial

Use opportunities to recycle, clean your property

Every year in the spring it is almost a certainty that there is yardwork, cleaning and organizing areas inside the garage to accomplish before we can enjoy our summers.  Within the next week, there are opportunities that may assist you in your h More...

Spindle items

• GARDEN PREPARATIONS — Although the spring weather may have been delayed this year, there is plenty of time to prepare your home’s gardens for the summer.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 18, 1893   Rev. J.W. More...

Police Blotter

Irate women crash store carts into each other

Monday, May 7  • Police responded to Vine Lane where a resident reported approximately 30 youths shooting BB guns. Police responded to the area and advised the youths of the complaint.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Neighborhood forums highly informative

The town has just completed the first four public meetings in neighborhoods.  The well-attended Snyder session had about 100 participants. Neighbors were seated at round tables to discuss their vision of the future of the town. More...

Sports

Scoreboard

Amherst Central Baseball:  def. Starpoint 6-3; lost to West Seneca East 9-1 Softball:  def. Starpoint 11-0; lost to West Seneca East 10-1 Boys lacrosse:  def. Lockport 10-6; lost to West Seneca West 15-7; def. More...

Calendar

 Wednesday, May 16 Softball:  Sacred Heart at Akron, 4:45 p.m.  Boys lacrosse:  Amherst at Lewiston-Porter, 5 p.m.; Williamsville North at Lancaster, 5 p.m. Girls lacrosse:  Amherst at Lake Shore, 5 p.m.; Willi More...

East boys lacrosse beats South, wins Williamsville Cup for first time since 2014

For the first time since 2014, the Williamsville Cup is returning to Paradise Road.  The Flames doused Williamsville South, 13-2, on May 7 to win the Williamsville Cup, signifying the best head-to-head regular-season records among East, South an More...

Business

Assemblymen advocate for Bon-Ton customers

In a bipartisan showing of commitment to consumer rights, Assemblymen Ray Walter, R,C,I-Amherst, and Robin Schimminger, D,C,I-Kenmore, are requesting that Bon-Ton accept gift cards that have been canceled with little to no warning for customers.  More...

Amherst Alarm finalizes merger with area company

Tim Creenan, chief executive officer of Amherst Alarm, and Nancy Saad, president of Eastern States Sentinel Alarm Services, on Thursday detailed the merger of both company’s operations.  The merger of the Amherst- and West Seneca-based co More...

Weinberg Campus seminar to detail veterans’ benefits

Weinberg Campus next week is offering an opportunity for veterans and their families to learn about their possible eligibility for receiving benefits.  “Veterans Benefits and You,” a free seminar, will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. More...